Victor Chung, M.D.
Before board-certified otolaryngologist Dr. Victor Chung became a facial plastic surgeon, he was a dedicated student and intuitive surgical resident learning the nuances of surgery through rigorous hands-on training. Get a complete picture of Dr. Chung’s impressive credentials here and learn why he is earning a reputation as a top facial plastic surgeon in La Jolla and the greater San Diego area.
With an undergraduate degree from Yale University and a medical degree from Tufts University, Dr. Chung is no stranger to high standards. His rigorous educational background has amply prepared him to meet the demands of his patients here in San Diego. In addition to his degrees, Dr. Chung completed a number of years of additional training in the form of internships, residencies, and fellowships:
- General Surgery/Otolaryngology Internship at Tufts Medical Center
- Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery Residency at Tufts Medical Center (Chief Resident for 2 years)
- Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship at University of Illinois-Chicago
One important element of a physician’s job is keeping abreast of current research and even conducting some firsthand. Dr. Chung has been participating in biological and medical research since his undergraduate career at Yale. He has participated in important studies on topics including skin grafting, rhinoplasty, and more.
In addition to his research, Dr. Chung has published several peer-reviewed papers related to otolaryngology and facial rejuvenation. He has also led presentations at meetings and conferences around the country, allowing him to consult with colleagues and present new research and ideas.