The Doctor

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Dr. Chalekson is a California native and has been practicing on the Central Coast of California since 2003. He is a proud member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. He is a member of the American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, the American Association of Hand Surgery and also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.


As an undergraduate, Dr. Chalekson attended UCLA where he graduated with departmental highest honors. Then he attended medical school at USC where he graduated with several distinguished honors and awards.

Following medical school, Dr. Chalekson had the honor of being selected to attend one of the best plastic surgery residency programs in the country. At Southern Illinois University, he completed one of the first six-year plastic surgery residency programs, as opposed to the usual 2-year programs. During this time, Dr. Chalekson worked under the supervision of the presidents of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Association of Hand Surgeons, and American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery.

Dr. Chalekson’s Expertise

Dr. Chalekson’s expertise includes cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the entire face and body. He operates at Twin Cities Community Hospital, French Hospital, Marian Medical Center, as well as numerous outpatient surgery centers in the area. Dr. Chalekson is firmly committed to providing top-quality care and communication. Your safety and satisfaction are his highest concern. In order to ensure this, Dr. Chalekson believes in having an open, honest discussion with his patients about surgical options.

Dr. Chalekson has several published, peer-reviewed papers and has presented at many national and local plastic surgery meetings. He has won many honors and grants for his research and was honored with the best presentation paper at a prior Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation meeting.

Schedule Your Breast Surgery Consultation Today

If you are considering breast surgery, it is crucial to choose a qualified breast surgeon with the experience, skill and history of exquisite results you can trust. Call Charles Chalekson MD Inc. today at 805.434.2828 to schedule your initial breast surgery consultation. We welcome patients from Paso Robles & Atascadero, San Luis Obispo, Cambria & Morro Bay, Arroyo Grande & Pismo Beach, Santa Maria, Santa Barbara and other areas throughout California.

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1310 Las Tablas Road Suite 202
Templeton, CA 93465

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