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Dr. Lavinia Chong, MD

Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

1401 Avocado Ave Ste 803 , Newport Beach, CA.

(949) 644-1400



5 Reviews

About me

Dr. Lavinia Chong, MD is a Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Specialist in Newport Beach, CA. She is affiliated with Hoag Hospital Newport Beach. She is accepting new patients and has not yet indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Chong to book an appointment.

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Patients have reviewed this doctor consistently positive about their staff, their facilities and/or are happy with their results.

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Dr. Lavinia Chong, MD - Reviews

2 1 SWA – Sep 01, 2019


Wound repair and skin graft: Dr. Chong, her staff and office make for a wonderful and reassuring surgical experience. Perfect result and excellent follow up. I have no hesitation recommending Dr. Chong.

11 3 MK in CA – Jan 13, 2019


Dr. Chong was pleasant as long as I wasn't questioning her work, which was awful. Then she was condensing and dismissive. She redid the first surgery "for only the cost of the sutures" after I questioned why I had to pay for the surgery room which is in her facility. After the second surgery,...Read More

3 Laurie W in Orange – Mar 02, 2018


The best of the best! Dr. Chong is amazing. She and her staff provide excellent care to their patients! They are prompt responsive and caring. They go above and beyond to meet your needs. I highly recommend her!

2 Newport Beach – Jan 05, 2018


Dr. Chong is a truly wonderful plastic surgeon. One of the best you will find anywhere.

6 Palm Desert, Ca – Feb 26, 2016


Dr. Chong is #1 by far, the best I've encountered. Her attention to detail and follow-up care she provides is exemplary. She is professional, honest and encourages patient input. Her team is amazing; they reflect her sense of style & dedication. I can highly recommend Dr Chong to anyone...Read More