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Honolulu Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Ching is a graduate of the prestigious

McGill University in Montreal. He earned his medical degree at the

University of British Columbia in Vancouver. His plastic surgery

residency was completed at McMaster University, a Canadian institution

known for innovation and excellence in medicine. Dr. Ching has pursued

additional surgical training in Geneva, New York City, Toronto,

Rio de Janeiro, Honolulu and San Francisco. He now practices plastic surgery
through his office in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Dr. Ching has authored or co-authored

many studies in peer reviewed basic science and plastic surgery

publications. He has also given numerous national and international

presentations on these topics. He holds several awards for excellence

in scholarship and research.

Dr. Ching’s Approach To Plastic Surgery

His approach to plastic surgery

is to use the latest innovations and finest surgical skills to

provide natural results that rejuvenate and enhance one’s appearance.

Dr. Ching’s years of experience as a plastic surgeon are your

guarantee of knowledge, expertise and well-being.

     Dr. Ching is a board certified
plastic surgeon. Find out why his Plastic
Surgery Board Certification
is crucially important to you
as a patient.

Medical Background & Education

Hospital affiliations:

Queen’s Medical Center, Castle Medical Center, Kapiolani Medical

Center and Kuakini Hospital


Buncke Clinic, San Francisco

Hand surgery and microsurgical reconstruction of the breast, upper extremity and lower extremity

Plastic Surgery Center of the Pacific, Honolulu

Fellow in cosmetic surgery, emphasis on cosmetic surgery of the Asian face and breast surgery

Clinica Ivo Pitanguy, Rio de Janeiro

Visiting fellowship in cosmetic surgery

McMaster University, Hamilton

Microsurgical head and neck reconstruction


McMaster University, Hamilton

Plastic surgery


University of British Columbia, Vancouver


McGill University, Montreal



McGill University, Montreal



Gaspar W. Anastasi Award, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic


Regional Medical Associates Research Scholar, McMaster University

The Margaret Isabel McKellar Memorial Prize, University of British Columbia

The Samuel Diamond Scholarship, University of British Columbia

The Douglas and Jean Bailey Scholarship, University of British Columbia

The Best Doctors in America 2011- 2012,

Professional affiliations:

Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery

American Society of Plastic Surgery, Member

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons in Plastic Surgery

International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, member

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada in Plastic Surgery

Honolulu Medical Association, member

Aloha Medical Mission, board of directors and active surgeon volunteer

ReSurge International, active surgeon volunteer

International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, member

Associate Professor, University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine

American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, member

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Shim Ching, MD