About Dr. Chen

Stephen M. Chen, MD, is a board-certified plastic surgeon, with two offices in Richmond and Midlothian, Virginia. With years of experience and extensive training in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, Dr. Chen is well-known for his compassionate bedside manner and ability to create naturally beautiful results. 

Dr. Chen attended Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Medicine, graduating in 1997 with his doctorate in medicine. He then completed a residency program and internship at the Virginia Commonwealth University’s Medical Center. In addition, he pursued a plastic surgery residency at the same university in 2003 followed by an aesthetic surgery fellowship at Grotting Plastic Surgery in Birgmingham, Alabama in 2004.

As a personable plastic surgeon, Dr. Chen’s goal is to provide the highest quality care combined with a welcoming environment. He tailors each procedure while considering the patient’s individual needs and goals, crafting every experience to help each patient feel confident and comfortable about their decisions and outcomes. 

Dr. Chen performs a variety of cosmetic procedures, including eyelid surgery, breast surgery, tummy tucks, liposuction, and Brazilian butt lifts. He also provides customized non-surgical facelifts with injectables such as dermal fillers and Botox®. 

He is a Total Definer master, as well as a BeautiPHIcation™ expert, allowing him to enhance body contours and facial features with harmony and balance. He has been voted “Top Doctor” in for multiple years as well as “Top Doctor for Women” in 2009 by Richmond Magazine.

With a passion for learning the latest aesthetic procedures, Dr. Chen holds active membership in the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

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