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Dr. A. Portia Chiou
Dr. A. Portia Chiou
ADDRESS: 170 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02116
Dr. A. Portia Chiou is a board certified plastic surgeon and joined The Boston Center after nearly six years in private practice in Orange County, California Her interests include aesthetic surgery of the face and body, minimally-invasive procedures for facial rejuvenation, womenâ€™s health and breast reconstruction.
Dr. Chiou received her surgical training in Boston, New York City and Paris. She completed a five-year general surgery and plastic surgery residency at Lahey Clinic Medical Center and a one-year fellowship focused on breast reconstruction and microsurgery at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Thereafter, she took a second fellowship in aesthetic surgery and craniofacial surgery in France.
Dr. Chiou has co-authored papers on aesthetic facial and breast operations. She served on a panel on cosmetic facial surgery published in the journal Aesthetic Surgery. Dr. Chiou participated in the National Patient Education Campaign for the 75th Anniversary of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. She is often asked to speak at women’s conferences on topics of wellness, skin care, and plastic surgery.
Born and raised on the East Coast, Dr. Chiou received her undergraduate education from Bryn Mawr College and medical degree from Medical College of Pennsylvania. She is the first surgeon in three generations of physicians in her family.
Dr. Chiou offers personalized attention in every consultation and firmly believes that thorough discussion of options in plastic surgery enables her patients to make well-informed decisions.
Aesthetic surgical procedures
- Abdominoplasty (“tummy tuck”)
- Blepharoplasty (for “baggy eyelids”)
- Breast augmentation
- Breast lift
- Breast reconstruction
- Breast reduction
- Liposuction and Body contouring
- Lip augmentation
- Mole excision
- Scar revision
Minimally invasive procedures for facial rejuvenation
- BOTOX® Cosmetic
- Rx for Latisse™, new FDA approved eyelash lengthener
Non-surgical aesthetic procedures
Laser treatments for
- Brown spots
- Red spots (“cherry spots”)
- Telangiectasias (“spider veins”)
- Hair removal
Consultations are personalized to individual needs. Call to schedule appointment prior to treatment. Ask about weekend and evening office hours.