James W. Fox IV, MD, FACS

Fort Washington, PA, US
James W. Fox IV, MD, FACS

About the Practice

Practice Philosophy

Dr. James Fox’s practice philosophy is to listen to the patient’s request and to deliver the best possible surgical result safely with a level of care that you would expect from a highly trained and educated practitioner. This is his dedicated commitment.

Practice Specialization

Dr. James Fox specializes in cosmetic plastic surgery. These cosmetic procedures include facial surgical procedures (facelift, eyelid lift, forehead lift, nasal surgery, protruding ear reduction, fat grafts, liposuction), breast surgical procedures (breast enlargement, breast reduction, breast lift, breast reconstruction, male breast reduction), and body surgical procedures (abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), liposuction, mommy makeover, body lifting following weight loss). Dr. Fox also does non-surgical enhancements including Botox, fillers (Juvaderm, Restilyne) and facial peels.

Additional Information

Dr. James Fox is a board certified Philadelphia plastic surgeon who served as Chief of Plastic Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University and Hospital for 37 years. He is now Professor and Chief of Cosmetic Surgery at Temple University. A dedicated student of architecture and a gifted artist coupled with his extensive experience have made Dr. Fox a nationally renowned aesthetic surgeon. Dr. Fox has been chosen by his peers for inclusion in the Best Doctors In America and featured in Philadelphia Magazine’s Top Docs List every year since 1978. He is an accomplished author with over 50 published scientific articles and book chapters on the aging face and has lectured on plastic surgery nationally and internationally .

Background & Certification

Board Certification

American Board of Plastic Surgery

Awards & Honors

Dr. John H. Gibbon Surgical Society Prize, Philadelphia College of Physicians and Surgeons Best Resident Award and Stipend, First Prize Plastic Surgical Resident Award

Affiliations & Memberships

Society Memberships

American College of Surgeons
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Offices Held

Past Chief Plastic Surgery T. Jefferson University and Hospital; Past Chief Plastic Surgery West Park Hospital; Past member, Board of Directors American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons; Past President, Philadelphia Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Your Consultation

Dr. Fox and his staff will document and record your requested plastic surgical needs. Photographs are often taken. The procedure and its possible complications and shortcomings are then discussed with you at length. Fees are discussed. Any and all of your questions are answered.

"Ask a Question" Responses

Would I be able to get a breast reduction?

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Breast Augmentation

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James W. Fox IV, MD, FACS

515 Pennsylvania Avenue,
Fort Washington, PA, 19034, US

Temple University Hospital,
3401 N. Broad St.,
Philadelphia, PA 19140, US

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7600 Central Avenue,
Philadelphia, PA, 19111, US

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