, March 16, 2020
/PRNewswire/ -- James Chao
MD, one of the nation's most recognized board-certified plastic surgeons, and Pousti Plastic Surgery, a board-certified plastic surgery practice with an expansive footprint throughout San Diego
under the direction of Tom Pousti
MD, FACS have entered into a definitive merger agreement to offer world-class treatments and body enhancement procedures under a single, unified brand.
This merger will expand the footprint for these prestigious plastic surgeons throughout multiple locations in San Diego
and La Mesa
, so that patients have access to their combined plastic surgery expertise as well as the high-touch luxury services that celebrities and others have come to enjoy at the medical spa of Image Spa MD.
The expanded organization will continue to be led by Dr. James Chao
and the leadership team will include executives from both groups.
The newly-formed organization will be known as Prime Plastic Surgery, with plans to offer additional services, procedures and locations in the coming months. Current and prospective patients can continue booking services offered by their teams by phone or website at www.imagespamd.com and www.poustiplasticsurgery.com.
More about Dr. James Chao
Dr. Chao is Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is also a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), the American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery and serves as a committee member on the Plastic Surgery Research Council. Dr. Chao has been the recipient of numerous prestigious state and national research awards. For two consecutive years, he has been honored by the New York Regional Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (NYRSPRS) for his research accomplishments.
His contributions to the medical community have become highly sought after by professional athletes and celebrities, as well as people seeking to enhance themselves with an elite approach to improving their physical appearance and performance. He is committed to giving back to the sports community through his non-profit organization, Fresh Start Surgery, which provides free access to medical needs of top performing athletes in underserved areas with the aim to help them recover correctly for a career in professional sports. He also recently led the growth, acquisition and successful exit of medical startup, ShareMD.
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