Charles P. Chalekson, MD, FACS

1310 Las Tablas Road
Suite 202
Templeton, CA 93465

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About Dr. Charles P. Chalekson

Dr. Chalekson is committed to providing quality plastic surgery and care.

Dr. Chalekson is a South Bay native, born and raised in Torrance, California. He attended UCLA as an undergraduate where he studied Psychobiology and graduated with departmental highest honors. Subsequently, he attended the prestigious University of Southern California School of Medicine where he received his medical degree, completing several distinguished honors and awards.

Dr. Chalekson then had the honor of being selected to attend one of the country’s first 6-year plastic surgery residency programs immediately after medical school as opposed to traditional 2-3 year training programs. Following over six years of postgraduate training in Illinois, Dr. Chalekson attained board certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. His expertise ranges from aesthetic surgeries of the face, breast and body, microvascular reconstruction to breast reconstruction.

Dr. Chalekson has several published peer reviewed papers and has presented at many national and local plastic surgery meetings. He has won several honors and grants for his research and has been distinguished with the best presentation paper at the Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation’s senior resident meeting in 2002.

Dr. Chalekson opened his private plastic surgery practice in his home town of Torrance in 2002. Then he moved his practice to Templeton where he and his family can enjoy the Central Coast. Dr. Chalekson is firmly committed to providing excellent quality plastic surgery and care. Your safety and satisfaction are his highest concern. The office will take the utmost care to protect your privacy before, during and after your procedure. Dr. Chalekson feels that it is very important to have honest discussions about surgical options and choices so that you feel comfortable about your surgeon and selected procedure.

Credentials of Dr. Charles P. Chalekson

Undergraduate:
B.S. in Psychobiology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 1992

Medical School:
MD, University of Southern California, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, 1996

Integrated Plastic Surgery Residency:
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, 1996-2002

Societies – Memberships – Affiliations:
American Board of Plastic Surgery
American Society of Plastic Surgery
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
California Medical Association
San Luis Obispo County Medical Society
American College of Surgeons (FACS)
American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgeons
American Association of Hand Surgery
Plastic Surgery Research Council

Certifications:
American Board of Plastic Surgery

Hospital Affiliations:
Twin Cities, Tempmpleton CA
French Hospital, San Luis obispo, CA
Marian Medical Center, Santa Maria, CA
American Board of Plastic Surgery: 2004

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Please give us a call to schedule an appointment, or speak with one of our staff about any questions you may have. We look forward to speaking with you soon!


Location & Map for Dr. Charles P. Chalekson

Rodeo Drive Plastic Surgery
1310 Las Tablas Road
Suite 202
Templeton, CA 93465
805-434-2828

Monday 8 – 4:30
Tuesday 8 – 4:30
Wednesday 8 – 4:30
Thursday 8 – 4:30
Friday 8 – 4:30

Testimonials from the patients of Dr. Charles P. Chalekson


Testimonial for Procedure: Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)

I am impressed with the care I am receiving. Dr. Chalekson and his staff are thorough and his attention detail shows in his work. R.G.


Testimonial for Procedure: Cosmetic Surgery

Everyone is very professional and friendly. Dr. Chalekson is a great surgeon and I’m very pleased with my results.

A.J.


Testimonial for Procedure: Cosmetic Surgery

I have had a very pleasant experience with Dr. Chalekson and his staff and would recommend his office to friends and family. I will be having future procedures with him.

D.B.


Testimonial for Procedure: Breast Reduction

Thank you to everyone that treated me with compassion and understanding. I love my new look and my back felt better immediately after my breast reduction. The staff is amazing. Thank you!

R.H.


Testimonial for Procedure: Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)

I am so pleased with my tummy tuck results. Dr. Chalekson did an amazing job! I had lost 100 lbs and was not happy with my sagging stomach. For the first time in my life I am proud of how my stomach looks. Thank yopu for your great care and attetion to the little details. It was well worth it.
J.G.


Testimonial for Procedure: Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)

I have always had the very best treatment and experience with Dr. Chalekson and his staff. My surgery went wonderful. I have and will continue to recommend Dr. Chalekson.
-A.I.


Testimonial for Procedure: Breast Reconstruction

I have been under Dr. Chalekson’s care for almost two years. I have had many appointments and have always been treated kindly. Dr. Chalekson is almost always running on time, professional and sincere. Dr. Chalekson provides good information and never makes me feel rushed. The staff is amazing, Kelsi, Judy, Kathleen and Angela have been incredibly helpful. -A.E.


Testimonial for Procedure: Breast Reconstruction

I feel so blessed to have you put me back together during such a challenging time in my life. Thank you for everything that you do for people. I can only imagine the pressure that gets put on you. You handle it with such grace and humility. You are the best!
-K.A.


Testimonial for Procedure: Breast Reconstruction

I am very happy with how things have turned out. Dr. Chalekson and his assistant are awesome, very sensitive and intuitive. I am looking forward to my second stage surgery.


Testimonial for Procedure: Breast Reconstruction

From the first visit I had with Dr. Chalekson, I was convinced of his love for his work and his patients. During this difficult time in my life, having his as my surgeon has been a wonderful and positive experience. Dr. Chalekson and his well trained staff offer a loving and caring enviroment along with his great expertise and knowledge of many surgical procedures.
NW


Testimonial for Procedure: Rhinoplasty (Nose Surgery)

I have had a very supportive and informative experience with Dr. Chalekson and his staff. My surgery has helped with my breathing immensely
BM


Testimonial for Procedure: Rhinoplasty (Nose Surgery)

I have had a very supportive and informative experience with Dr. Chalekson and his staff. My surgery has helped with my breathing immensely
BM


Testimonial for Procedure: Breast Reconstruction

It’s so wonderful knowing that you can make such a scary, unknown time in my life just a little less scary and a lot less difficult to deal with.  You did an amazing job after my mastectomy and my tummy has never look so good. Thank you for your patience, your talent and for being my doctor.  God bless you and your family. 


Testimonial for Procedure: Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)

From the initial consultation, the staff and Dr. Chalekson were so informative and friendly. They made me feel safe and comfortable leading up to, during, and after my surgery. &nbsp;Dr. Chalekson always took ample time to listen to me, answer my questions, and was sure I was well informed of my surgery. &nbsp;Dr. Chalekson has proved himself as a superb plastic surgeon. &nbsp;His &nbsp;education, training, compassion, and ethics as a plastic surgeon are exemplary. &nbsp; I could not be more pleased with my results. I highly recommend Dr. Chalekson.<br />-kr&nbsp;

Procedures performed by Dr. Charles P. Chalekson

  • Breast Augmentation
  • Obagi®
  • BOTOX®
  • Injectable Fillers
  • Juvederm™
  • CO2 Fractional Laser Treatment
  • Sculptra® Aesthetic
  • LATISSE®
  • Collagen® Injection
  • Chemical Peels
  • Dermabrasion
  • Otoplasty (Ear Surgery)
  • Facelift (Rhytidectomy)
  • Lip Augmentation/Enhancement
  • Chin/Cheek Implants
  • Browlift (Forehead Lift)
  • Body Contouring
  • Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)
  • Retin-A
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Lift
  • Male Breast Reduction Surgery
  • Liposuction
  • Spider-Vein Treatment
  • Thigh Lift
  • Brachioplasty (upper arm lift)
  • Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery)
  • Rhinoplasty (Nose Surgery)
  • Belt Lipectomy
  • Free-Flap Breast Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Lat Dorsi Flap Reconstruction
  • Tram Flap Breast Reconstruction
  • Tissue Expander Reconstruction
  • Wrinkle Reduction By Injection

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