Plastic Surgeon Dr. Gregory W. Chernoff, M.D. F.R.C.S

Triple Board Certified Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

Performs cosmetic surgery, cosmetic treatments and plastic surgery in Indianapolis, Indiana, Santa Rosa, California, Beverly Hills, California and Newport Beach, California.

Quick Facts About Dr. Gregory Chernoff

After medical school, Dr. Chernoff completed 8-years of intensive training in the areas of:

  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive
  • Surgery
  • Laser Therapy
  • Breast Rejuvenation
  • Body Contouring

There are many excellent cosmetic surgeons in the country. Few have dedicated so much to their art and science as Dr. Gregory Chernoff. After medical school, he completed a five-year residency followed by three years of intensive fellowship training in Facial Plastic/ Reconstructive Surgery, Laser Therapy, Breast Rejuvenation and Body Contouring.

This training provided him with comprehensive expertise matched by very few. His innate aesthetic vision, meticulous surgical skills, and his gentle humility, provide his patients with a quality of care that is second to none.

Dr. Gregory Chernoff combines meticulous surgical techniques with the latest non-surgical therapies to give his patients consistent rejuvenation results.

Dr. Chernoff’s Cosmetic Surgery Background & Expertise

Dr. Chernoff received a Bachelor of Science degree in Anatomy at the University of Saskatchewan in Canada. After Medical School, he began the practice of medicine in Canada. He completed his surgical residency in Otolaryngology which included extensive training in Head and Neck Surgery, Microvascular Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, and Cosmetic Surgery. During his surgical residency, Dr. Gregory Chernoff saw the devastating effects of Cancer. He decided to complete additional training to further his surgical expertise in order to help Cancer Patients requiring complex facial reconstruction. He completed three fellowships to master the art of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. He completed his first fellowship in Flow Cytometry and Laser Surgery in Canada.

To further his expertise, he completed his second in Indianapolis, Indiana in Head and Neck Surgery, Microvasculer Surgery, Breast, and Body Contouring. This extensive training allowed Dr. Chernoff to operate on the most complex facial reconstructive cases involving cancer of the head, face, and neck. Most surgical cases required him to operate between 12-18 hours for each patient some requiring multiple surgeries to complete the reconstruction of facial bones, jaws, noses, and necks. After demonstrating expertise in complex reconstructive plastic surgery, Dr. Gregory Chernoff was selected to complete a fourth fellowship, training under one of top plastic surgeons in the world. He completed this fellowship at the University of California in San Francisco in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. As a result of Dr. Chernoff’s training, his surgical expertise was sought after in both California and Indiana. He began his cosmetic surgical practices in both states.

Plastic Surgery Board Certifications

Board Certification is a voluntary and rigorous process completed by passing comprehensive written and oral exams. Board certifications must be maintained through annual requirements of continuing medical education. Dr. Chernoff is board certified by three regulating medical authorities. He completes on average 100 hours of continuing medical education per year. He is certified by The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, The American Board of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, and The American Board of Facial, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.This means that Dr. Gregory Chernoff is Triple Board Certified, accomplished by very few plastic surgeons in the world.

Research Contributions

Over the last 20-years, Dr. Gregory Chernoff’s has significantly contributed to the advancements in Plastic Surgery and Aesthetic Medicine. He was one of the pioneers of both surgical and non-surgical laser therapy. He wrote one of the very first papers on CO2 Laser Resurfacing. The Indianapolis Plastic Surgeon’s laser research is extensive and has been instrumental in developing and refining accepted laser techniques utilized by physicians worldwide.Research is important to him since it allows him to stay on the cutting edge of new therapies and techniques. He continues to conduct alpha and beta testing for medical and biotech companies. This is the testing that is used in the clinical trial phase for a therapy or technology prior to FDA approval.

Companies use Dr. Chernoff’s research data to submit these therapies or technologies for FDA approval. He is involved in research studies for cosmetic laser, radio frequency, ultrasound, injectable fibroblast, and stem cell therapy companies. Early access to new therapies and technologies give Dr. Gregory Chernoff additional experience and expertise. He not only offers these treatments to his patients early, but has expertise in the technique required to administrator the treatments to patients. He was one of the original clinical research investigators for injectable fibroblast therapy. His ongoing research in the exciting field of cellular medicine is providing insight into expanded treatment indications such as acne scars, non-healing wounds, burn scars, and traumatic injury scars.

Dr. Gregory Chernoff has authored numerous scientific papers and medical laser textbook chapters. He has given over 600 lectures to physicians around the world on both surgical and non-surgical therapy. He has been featured on news programs such as Dateline NBC, ABC and CBS Nightly News, BBC World News, and in Time, Newsweek and W Magazines. He discusses his research and the latest advancements in cosmetic surgery, laser therapy, and injectable fibroblast therapy.

Dr. Gregory Chernoff performs plastic surgery in Indianapolis, Indiana, Santa Rosa, California, Beverly Hills, California and Newport Beach, California.

Dr. Gregory Chernoff Credentials