About Charles Chalekson MD Inc.

Nestled within one of the nation’s most idyllic wine regions, the plastic surgery practice of Charles Chalekson MD Inc. offers a fully-customized patient experience centered on your safety, comfort, and satisfaction. Dr. Chalekson’s meticulous eye for detail, compassionate demeanor, and reputation for providing exquisite results have distinguished him as a highly- respected and sought-after plastic surgeon.

To learn more about how board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Charles Chalekson can help you attain your aesthetic goals, call us today to schedule an initial consultation. As a premiere plastic surgery destination, we welcome patients from across the country and throughout California, including our neighbors in Paso Robles & Atascadero, San Luis Obispo, Arroyo Grande, Pismo Beach, Cambria, Santa Barbara, and Santa Maria.

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Dr. Charles Chalekson has trained at some of the most prestigious programs in the nation. After earning his undergraduate degree from UCLA with highest departmental honors, he attended USC School of Medicine, where he graduated with multiple awards and honors. After medical school, Dr. Chalekson completed a six-year plastic surgery residency at Southern Illinois University, one of the most rigorous and esteemed residency programs in the country.

Today, Dr. Chalekson is a board-certified plastic surgeon with nearly 20 years of experience. He built his state-of-the-art facility, which includes an accredited ambulatory surgical center, from the ground up. Every detail of his practice, from the architecture to internal processes, was designed to provide unparalleled excellence in patient care.

Dr. Chalekson is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and an active member of the following organizations:

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • The American Association of Hand Surgery

Over the course of his illustrious career, Dr. Chalekson has helped thousands of patients with a wide range of plastic surgery procedures, including:

  • Facial Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery
  • Breast Surgery and Rejuvenation
  • Body Contouring Procedures
  • Non-surgical treatments and procedures

While women and men travel across California to work with Dr. Chalekson based on his outstanding credentials and proven history of exceptional results, it is his ethical and charismatic demeanor that have helped create long-lasting professional relationships with his patients, built on mutual trust and honesty. At Charles Chalekson MD Inc., you will never be seen as just another number, you are a part of our family and our top priority.


When placing your appearance and wellbeing in the hands of a plastic surgeon, it is critical to feel confident in your surgeon’s skill and credentials. Dr. Chalekson is a board-certified plastic surgeon, certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS). This important distinction signifies Dr. Chalekson’s completion of specialized training, extensive testing, continuing education and demonstrated-excellence in the field of plastic surgery. To earn certification from the ABPS, a doctor must:

  • Graduate from an accredited medical school
  • Complete at least five years of clinical general surgery residency training
  • Complete a residency in plastic surgery
  • Complete both oral and written ABPS examinations
  • Submit a year’s worth of cases and exhibit proven, consistent results

As important as board-certification is, Dr. Chalekson understands that the ability to listen to his patients and understand their unique goals is crucial to a truly positive and rewarding patient experience. At Charles Chalekson MD, Inc., we value the beauty of individuality and develop fully-customized treatment plans based on your unique goals and physical attributes.

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Plastic surgery is about more than altering your physical attributes; it is about transforming the way you see yourself and the feelings you have when you look in the mirror. Too many plastic surgery practices see cosmetic procedures as transactional events. Dr. Chalekson firmly believes that plastic surgery is a journey that should be taken only with a board-certified plastic surgeon you trust – not only someone you trust to deliver outstanding results, but an ethical partner on your journey who you can trust to take a personal investment in your successful outcome and wellbeing.

Dr. Chalekson does not measure success by the number of surgeries he performs each year, but by the satisfaction of his patients and the quality of their results. He is committed to treating you as a person, not just a collection of symptoms and problem areas. When you visit our state-of-the-art facility, you will receive the highest levels of quality, service, honesty and compassion. This is our commitment to you.


Dr. Chalekson’s commitment to service extends beyond the walls of his practice. In addition to improving the lives of his patients, Dr. Chalekson is passionate about enriching the lives of young students. He has personally organized several successful community fundraisers, featuring live music and comedy, to raise money for local public schools. As a lifelong musician himself, Dr. Chalekson is proud to help younger generations through music, laughter and community celebration.


If you would like to experience the safest, most advanced, and most comfortable surgical and non-surgical aesthetic care in Central California, please contact Charles Chalekson MD, Inc. today to schedule a consultation. We serve patients from around the country and throughout the state, including Paso Robles & Atascadero, San Luis Obispo, Cambria & Morro Bay, Arroyo Grande & Pismo Beach, Santa Maria and Santa Barbara.


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