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2016 - Expert Network Distinguished Doctor Designation
Dr. Chen selected to receive the Expert Network Distinguished Doctor Designation, a distinction conferred to only the top 3% of physicians in the nation.
2016 - Journal of Surgical Dermatology
Dr. Chen invited to be member of the editorial board for the peer-reviewed medical journal, Journal of Surgical Dermatology
2015-2016 - Best Doctors in America®
Dr. Chen, again selected by his peers to Best Doctors in America to be amongst the top 5% of doctors in the U.S., chosen from a pool of more than 46,000 doctors in over 400 specialties and subspecialties across the country.
August-September 2015 - Augusta Magazine
Double board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Dr. Chen was selected by his peers to be listed as amongst the Best Doctors in America in two specialties, Plastic Surgery and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery as featured in the Augusta Magazine.
2015 - Castle Connolly's Top Doctors®
Dr. Chen nominated by his peers and selected from a pool of hundreds of thousands of physicians in America to be awarded the prestigious, Castle Connolly's Top Doctors®.
2015 - America's Top Plastic Surgeons, America's Top Physicians
Dr. Chen, again selected by the Consumer's Research Council of America to be amongst America's Top Plastic Surgeons and America's Top Physicians.
9/2014 - The American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery
Dr. Achih H. Chen's innovative technique, The Total Face Rejuvenation, published in prestigious medical journal, the American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery. Accompanying study demonstrates effectiveness and safety of novel technique for facial rejuvenation. Click here to read article.
5/2014 - "The Doctors"
Dr. Chen and the Total Face Rejuvenation was featured on the nationally syndicated show, "The Doctors" on May 8, 2014. Click here to view.
5/2014 - NBC Augusta Affliate, WAGT
Dr. Chen featured on WAGT NBC Augusta discussing his breakthrough technique for facial plastic surgery. Click here to view.
3/26/2014 - Augusta Chronicle
The Total Face Rejuvenation, developed by Dr. Chen, is the feature article on the front page of the Augusta Magazine. Click here to read the online version.
09/2013 - Castle Connolly's Top Doctors®
Dr. Chen nominated by his peers and selected from a pool of hundreds of thousands of physicains to be amongst the top 1% of doctors in America as listed in Castle Connolly's Top Doctors®.
05/2013 - Aesthetic Surgery Journal
Dr. Chen helps test new glue, Artiss, to speed up facelift recovery as principal investigator and co-author for phase 3 clinical trial. Read more...
03/2013 - Aesthetic Surgery Journal
Dr. Chen is principal investigator and co-author for a phase 2 clinical trial to test a new glue, Artiss, to speed up recovery in facelift surgery. Read more...
2012, 2013 - Taskforce for New Materials
Dr. Chen, for a third year, serves as one of only a few physicians in his field to be a member of the Taskforce for New Materials to help develop new written examination questions for the American Board of Medical Specialties.
February-March 2012 - Augusta Magazine
Dr. and Mrs. Chen featured as a Valentines Couple in Augusta Magazine. Read more...
12/10/2011 - Augusta Chronicle
Featured in Augusta Chronicle, Dr. Chen, as a principal investigator for a phase 2 and phase 3 clinical trial, helps bring FDA approval for Artiss, a fibrin glue, to be used during facelift surgery to speed recovery. Read more...
10/2011 - Cosmetic Surgery Today
Interviewed by Cosmetic Surgery Today, Dr. Chen discusses his philosophy and technique for rejuvenating the often overlooked mid-face region. MORE ON DR. CHEN'S INTERVIEW
12/2008 – Patient Safety in the Operating Room
Dr. Chen's group published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Patient safety is of foremost importance. Dr. Chen's group publishes technique of smoothly establishing an airway in aesthetic patients undergoing surgery that should be available in every operating facility. Read more...
Dr. Achih Chen, facial plastic surgeon - When considering facial plastic surgery or any other kind of aesthetic enhancement, finding a qualified, experienced doctor is one of the most important decisions you will make. Our facial plastic surgeon in Evans, Georgia, serving Augusta and the surrounding region, is a board-certified physician who has spent his career perfecting the skills he uses in facial plastic surgery. Prior to his arrival in the Central Savannah River Area, Achih H. Chen, M.D. performed facial cosmetic enhancement procedures in Beverly Hills, California, an area known the world over for the quality and quantity of its plastic surgery. Dr. Chen is committed to achieving your goals with safe, compassionate care that produces beautiful, natural-looking results.
Dr. Achih H. Chen, a double board-certified, Beverly Hills-trained facial plastic surgeon, is director of the Georgia Center for Facial Plastic Surgery. Dr. Chen was recruited to Augusta by the Georgia Health Sciences University, where he also serves as Director of the Division of Facial Plastic Surgery. In his capacity as a Division Director, Dr. Chen is entrusted with training some of the brightest facial plastic surgeons of the next generation. In addition, he is one of only a select few physicians in his field chosen to be a member of the Task Force for New Materials to develop new written examination questions for American Board of Medical Specialties. Dr. Chen is a member of the editorial board of the medical journal Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology and has met the rigorous requirements to be selected Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Fellow of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. Dr. Chen holds dual board certification by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He has published more than 24 articles in peer-reviewed medical journals and has co-authored four book chapters. He has received the prestigeous Castle Connolly Top Doctors® Award, an award distinguishing the top 1% of physicians in America. He has also been selected by his fellow physicians as one of the "Best Doctors in America" 2007 - 2008, 2009 - 2010, 2011 - 2012, 2013 - 2014, and 2015-2016, an award given to the top 5% of physicians in the United States. He has also been distinguished as one of "America's Top Physicians" in each year from 2005 to 2015 and as one of "America's Top Plastic Surgeons" in each year from 2006 to 2015 by the Washington, DC -based Consumer's Research Council of America. Additionally, he has been featured on the nationally syndicated show, The Doctors, showcasing his leading edge facial rejuvenation technique, The Total Face.
Dr. Achih H. Chen grew up in the Midwest. He attended college at the University of Iowa, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics with a minor in Mathematics. Dr. Chen was awarded High Distinction for graduating in the top 5% of his class. He completed his medical training at the University of Iowa College of Medicine, receiving the McCabe Research Award for his investigation into the molecular basis for hearing loss.
After graduation, Dr. Achih Chen, facial plastic surgeon serving Augusta and Evans, Georgia was recruited to the prestigious residency program in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Iowa, a perennial top-five program as ranked by the U.S. News and World Report. He completed a National Institutes of Health post-doctoral research fellowship during his residency and was named Chief Resident. After the completion of his residency, Dr. Chen was selected from a nationwide pool of top applicants to complete his sub-specialty training in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery at the world-renowned Lasky Clinic in Beverly Hills, best known for its celebrity clientele.The skills and talents that Dr. Chen brings from his experience treating celebrity patients in Beverly Hills distinguish the cosmetic procedures that he performs.
See our photo gallery of Dr. Achih H. Chen's facial plastic surgery procedures performed on some of our previous patients, or contact our cosmetic surgery center for more information. Dr. Achih Chen, facial plastic surgeon serving Augusta and Evans, Georgia specializes in treating the most subtle problems for facial aesthetic enhancements that look natural, giving you a more youthful appearance without looking "done."
University of Iowa College of Medicine
University of Iowa College of Medicine
University of Iowa
Lasky Clinic/UCLA, Beverly Hills, CA
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
NIH/University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Michigan State University, Grand Rapids, MI
A.H. Chen and A. Becker. Total Face Rejuvenation: Simultaneous 3-Plane Surgical Approach Combined With Ablative Laser Resurfacing. American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery. 31(3):183-188, 2014.
T.R. Hester Jr., Z.E. Gerut, J.R. Shire, D.B. Nguyen, A.H. Chen, J.B. Diamond, J.C. Desmond, L Silvati-Fidell, S.V. Abrams. Exploratory, Randomized, Controlled, Phase 2 Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Adjuvant Fibrin Sealant VH S/D 4 S-Apr (ARTISS) in Patients Undergoing Rhytidectomy. Aesthetic Surgery Journal. 33: 3: 323-333, 2013.
T.R. Hester Jr, J.R. Shire, D.B. Nguyen, Z.E. Gerut, A.H. Chen, J.B.Diamond, J.C.Desmond, L. Silvati-Fidell, S.V. Abrams, R.J. Rohrich. Randomized, Controlled, Phase 3 Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Fibrin Sealant VH S/D 4 s-apr (Artiss) to Improve Tissue Adherence in Subjects Undergoing Rhytidectomy. Aesthetic Surgery Journal. 33: 4: 487-496, 2013.
P. Young, M. Fisher, J. Segel, F. Stucker, A. Becker, A.H. Chen. Treatment of LargeKeloids with Secondary-Intention Healing. American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery. 30(3):193-199, 2013.
Our facial plastic surgeon serving Augusta and Evans, Georgia and the surrounding area offers an array of aesthetic enhancement procedures, including endoscopic forehead (brow) lift, facelift, BOTOX® Cosmetic, and laser skin resurfacing, that can rejuvenate your face and reduce the signs of age. Contact our cosmetic surgery facility and arrange a consultation with Achih H. Chen, M.D. today. Also, be sure to visit him on Google+.