Seung K. Kim MD

Palo Alto, CA, US
Seung K. Kim MD

About the Practice

Practice Philosophy

We are dedicated to providing the highest quality of surgical and aesthetic services, education and support with the utmost emphasis on safety to all our patients.

Practice Specialization

Medical Cosmetic Surgery for Facelifts, Midfacelifts, Upper & Lower Eyelids, Asian Eyelids, Breast (Augmentation/Reductions/Lift/Capsular Contractures/Revisions), Body Contouring Surgery and Liposuction. Non – Surgical: Botox, Dysport, Restylane, Perlane, Juvederm, Radiesse, Voluma, Belotero, Sculptra, Skin Pen, Laser, Chemical Peels, Skin Care and Medical Facials.

Background & Certification

Board Certification

American Board of Plastic Surgery - 1985

Professional Background

Private Practice in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Palo Alto 2001- Present
President, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Associates, Inc., Palo Alto 1987-2001
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Stanford University 1987 – Present
Assistant Professor in Plastic Surgery , Stanford University 1982-1983 Chief Resident in Plastic Surgery, Stanford University 1982-1983 Resident in Plastic Surgery, Stanford University 1978-1982
Intern in General Surgery, Stanford University 1977-1978
Stanford University, School of Medicine, MD 1973-1977
Dartmouth College, BA chemistry 1970 - 1973

Teaching Appointments

Associate Professor in Plastic Surgery Stanford University School of Medicine

Affiliations & Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Sequoia Hospital – Redwood City, Stanford University Medical Center

Society Memberships

American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
California Society of Plastic Surgeons (CSPS)

Your Consultation

The decision to have plastic surgery and choosing the right surgeon to entrust your body can be a difficult one. Dr. Kim is keenly aware of this and offers to his patients a thorough and comprehensive consultation. During your personal 30 minute meeting with Dr. Kim, he will listen carefully to your needs, concerns and goals. All your questions will be answered in a way that is easy to understand. He will recommend a course of treatment best suited to meet your individual situation. Dr. Kim will also offer alternatives where appropriate. Recovery time, risks, limitations, as well as realistic expectations will be discussed in detail.

Staff & Facilities

Surgical Facility

Dr. Kim operates at the Plastic Surgery Center (PSC) which is located just across a peaceful courtyard from our office. The PSC is a state-of-the art operating facility accredited by the state of California, meeting the most stringent requirements for patient's safety and care. The anesthesia service when needed is provided by the private anesthesia group from Stanford Hospital.

Skin Care Products

Obagi, IS Clinical, MyBody, Neocutis, Skin Medica, Latisse and Elta MD

Payment Options

Cash/Personal Checks, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, CareCredit

Seung K. Kim MD

Suite F, 1515 El Camino Real,
Palo Alto, CA, 94306, US

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