Wei Chen, MD

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“In a cosmetic consultation, my job is to be an educator. Most patients come to me knowing exactly what they want to achieve. My job is to guide them and help them decide what procedures would be most appropriate in achieving their desired results.”

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  • Plastic surgery
  • Reconstructive surgery
  • Surgery

Aesthetic/Cosmetic Surgery

  • Arm Lift
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift
  • Breast Reduction
  • Brow Lift
  • Body Contouring/Body Lift
  • Chin Reconstruction
  • Ear Reshaping
  • Eyelid Lift
  • Face Lift
  • Facial Implants
  • Fat Grafting
  • Gynecomastectomy (male breast reduction)
  • Liposuction
  • Neck Lift
  • Nose Reshaping
  • Thigh Lift
  • Tummy Tuck
  • Upper and Lower Extremity Reconstruction
  • Vaginal/Labial Reshaping

Reconstructive Surgery

  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Breast Reconstruction Combined with Breast Cancer Treatment –including TRAM and DIEP Flap
  • Body Contouring/Body Lift Following Significant Weight Loss
  • Cheek Reconstruction following Cancer Treatment
  • Head and Neck Reconstruction following Cancer Treatment
  • Lymphedema Treatment
  • Reconstruction following Skin Cancer Treatment

Non-Surgical Procedures

  • Botox
  • Dermal Fillers
  • Autologous Fat Injections


  • Microsurgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei


  • Surgery, State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY
  • Plastic Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL


  • MD, College of Medicine, State University of New York, Brooklyn, NY

Licensure & Certificates:

  • Iowa Medical License
  • Board Certified American Board of Surgery
  • Board Certified American Board of Plastic Surgery


  • Clinical Associate Professor

Contact Information

Primary office : 1537 JCP
Iowa City, IA 52242
Primary Office Phone : 319-384-8129
Email: wei-chen@uiowa.edu