Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Dr. James J. Chao is a board-certified plastic surgeon serving the greater San Bernardino, California, area. Dr. Chao is the recipient of a number of prestigious awards, including first place in the Resident’s Research Award by the New York Regional Society for Plastic Surgery and 2008 Health Hero Award by Fresh Start Surgical Gifts. Dr. Chao’s clinic in Rancho Cucamonga focuses on improving the appearance of patients using cutting-edge procedures and keeping patient-doctor communication a top priority. Dr. Chao’s most popular procedures include breast augmentation, fat transfers, body-jet liposuction, Brazilian butt lifts, and so much more.
Dr. Chao began his path toward plastic surgery at Stanford University, where he earned degrees in both Biology and Psychology. After receiving his medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine, Dr. Chao went northbound to New York University School of Medicine to get his Master’s in Microbiology and an MD degree in Medical Science Training. Dr. Chao’s final step in his plastic surgery education was hands-on training at NYU Medical Center, where he completed two residencies and a fellowship. Dr. Chao also completed a residency at Manhattan Eye Ear Throat Hospital. In addition to practicing in Rancho Cucamonga and Encinitas, Dr. Chao puts his 18+ years of experience to use as a Professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of California at San Diego.
Patients rave over Dr. Chao’s genuine interest in their health and well-being, whether they opt for liposuction of breast augmentation. Dr. Chao enjoys meeting with patients from Rancho Cucamonga, Santa Ana, Orange County, Beverly Hills, Bel Air, and beyond for complimentary consultations. During your consultation with Dr. Chao, you’ll have the opportunity to learn more about your potential procedure and your candidacy. Dr. Chao utilizes 3-D Imaging software to show you realistic before-after photos of predicted results. Contact our representatives today to schedule a free consultation with Dr. Chao in Rancho Cucamonga.
Stanford University, Stanford, CA
B.A. – Psychology
B.S. – Biology
University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL
Combined M.D. / Ph. D Program
New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
M.S. – Microbiology
M.D. – Medical Scientist Training Program
NYU Medical Center, Department of Surgery, New York, NY
General Surgery Residency
NYU Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, NY
Plastic Surgery Residency
Manhattan Eye Ear Throat Hospital, New York, NY
Chief Resident of Plastic Surgery
NYU Medical Center, New York, NY
Hand Surgery Fellowship
- 1980-1984 - Heritage Fund Scholarship, Stanford University
- 1989 – Iron Arrow Award, University of Miami
- 1997 - 1st place Resident’s Research Award, New York Regional Society for Plastic Surgery
- 2000 – UTSW Plastic Surgery Education Award
- 2008 – Fresh Start Surgical Gifts, Health Hero Award
- American Board of Plastic Surgery
- Plastic Surgery Research Council
- American College of Surgeons
- Assistant Professor, Director of Hand and Micro Surgery. Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas.
- Associate Professor. Division of Plastic Surgery, University of California at San Diego.
- Professor. Division of Plastic Surgery, University of California at San Diego.
Dr. James J. Chao - Rancho Cucamonga performs the following procedures:
Dr. James J. Chao - Rancho Cucamonga is located within five miles of the following locations: