The Georgia Center for Facial Plastic Surgery
613 Ponder Place Drive
Evans, GA 30809
Phone: (706) 210-2625
Fax: (706) 210-9882
Monday–Friday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Latest News

August 2020 – Dr. Marc Polacco Featured in Augusta Chronicle

Dr. Polacco is the first author on landmark study showing how the effect of neuromodulators may be extended for up to a year. See the video

2016 -2017 – 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.

2016-2017 – 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

2015-2017 – 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.

2013 – 2017 Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors®

Dr. Chen, again 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®.

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.

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.

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.

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…

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