Meet Dr. Chen

Expert cosmetic care in Richmond, VA

Stephen M. Chen, MD is a board certified plastic surgeon providing exceptional cosmetic surgery services to patients in Richmond and beyond. With years of experience and extensive training in both reconstructive and cosmetic surgery of the breasts, body, and face, Dr. Chen is well-known for his warm bedside manner, surgical skill, and creating beautiful, natural-looking results.

Educational background

Dr. Chen attended medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and graduated in 1997. He then completed his residency at the Medical College of Virginia. After interning at the Medical College of Virginia and the Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College of Virginia Hospitals, Dr. Chen completed his plastic surgery fellowships at Grotting Plastic Surgery (2004) and the Medical College of Virginia (2003).

As a trained plastic surgeon, my goal is to provide the highest quality care combined with a personalized, comforting experience. I tailor each procedure while considering the patient’s individual needs so that I can achieve a natural, fresh appearance. I feel privileged to have my patients trust me to help them, and I’m honored to do the best job I can for each person.

Dr. Chen’s memberships & areas of expertise

In addition to his plastic surgery board certification, Dr. Chen holds membership to the American Society of Plastic Surgery and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Dr. Chen has been voted a “Top Doc” by Richmond Magazine in 2008, 2010, 2011, and a “Top Doc” for Women, by Richmond Magazine in June, 2009.

Dr. Chen performs a variety of cosmetic procedures, including breast enhancement, body contouring, facial rejuvenation, and non-surgical skin treatments. Additionally, he works with patients to correct medical conditions or defects, such as gynecomastia and skin cancers. With many years of experience, Dr. Chen has cultivated the knowledge and skill to help patients achieve beautiful, natural outcomes while looking and feeling their very best.

Dr. Chen lives in Richmond with his wife and three children.