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Dr. Jane Chung

Plastic Surgery
San Francisco, CA
33 years experience

Locations

Office

San Francisco, CA

Address

1471 Saratoga Ave, #200, San Francisco, CA
Directions

About

Bio

Dr. Jane Chung is the founder and medical director of Jenesis Lipoplasty Jane Aesthetic Surgery. Drawing on more than 20 years of medical experience, Dr. Jane has transformed Jenesis Lipoplasty Jane Aesthetic Surgery into a leading provider of liposuction with laser and technology and minimally-invasive cosmetic surgeries including fat transfer and laser procedures. After having more than 15 years of experience in cosmetic surgery as a board certified pathologist, Dr. Jane’s knowledge, artistry and innovation can help you bring out the natural beauty of both your skin and your body. Dr. Jane believes that each patient should have the personalized attention they deserve and the latest non-invasive options available to give them the natural and very best look. Not only is Dr. Jane deeply involved with every single one her patients, she is also involved in multiple organizations. She is an active member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, and International Society of Cosmetic Dermatology.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Plastic Surgery

Licenses

United States: California

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

66 Answers
27 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
It is possible.: They may be ingrown hairs and you may keep touching them. They can be darker after irritation. You can apply a bleaching cream. But you have to treat ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Skin dryness: First of all, you can check the skin under the breasts. Skin can get irritated by wired bra or tight under-ware. If it is the case, you can treat the ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Helpful: Retin a (tretinoin) is a good antiaging cream if you use it in right way for your face and neck. But skin on a neck is more sensitive than face. You... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Microdermabrasion: There is no surgical procedures to get rid of black heads. Microdermabrasion with negative suction for example, silkpeel is very effective and using ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Yes: It is very safe with experienced doctor's hands.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Facial contouring : Facial contouring by taking fat out from the face. It works good on people with tight skin.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Skin abscess: A boil is a localized infection in the skin that generally starts as a reddened, tender area. Over time, the area becomes firm, hard, and tender. Even... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
CO2 laer: Co2 laser or electro-surgery can get rid of those. But they tend to reoccur.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Helping: Autologous fat grafting is helping a lot ad safe if you have breast implants already and you want to increase 1 size bigger. Also it is very good for ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Not really: There are few kinds of acne scars. Also there are so many options for acne scar treatments such as laser resurfacing, deep chemical peel, dermabrasion... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Fraxel or TCA peel: The reasons for hyperpigmentation varies a lot. It is depending on the causes but mainly hydroquinone, kojic acid as topical and fraxel, ipl, or activ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Yes: Especially brown discoloration. For red one, you need other laser.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Swelling redness: Laser acne removal can be a blue light with special medication which is called photodynamic therapy. You can have some swelling, redness and peeling ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
5- 80%: Acne treatment with laser takes long and patients have to be patients and compliant with the directions. Doctors have to follow up the patients really... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Redness: General blotchy skin redness, irritation, swelling and scale often accompany the pimples of acne rosacea making for a really frustrating facial skin m... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
No: There is no permanent bleaching cream. It is not recommended at all if there is because of complications.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
V beam: Vbeam is a pulsed dye laser. You can have a vbeam treatment every 1-4 weeks with topical metronidazole. This protocol does not give any downtime and ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
7-14 days: It depends on how bad or big or deep the wound. It usually take 1-2 weeks if that is bigger than 1 cm in diameter and not deeper than 2mm in depth.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Can : It depends on how severe your acne is. It can help but no sure.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
See doctor: Severe facial acne breakout can affect your body and soul. See the doctor before it leave a permanent scarring on your face and heart.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Right away: Finasteride (marketed as propecia) starts to work right away however, it might take up to 3 months to see less hair loss. In order to see any visu... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Tightenning: But you have be realistic. You can not get the same tightening as facelift surgery.
A female asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
No specific med: In all forms of alopecia areata, the hair follicles remain alive and are ready to resume normal hair production whenever they receive the appropriate ... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Fraxel laser: Fraxel laser with bleaching cream can help. If the scar is raised, active fx can be sued for evaporate extra tissue.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Yes: It si very safe. But you may get some hypersensitivity for a while but it gets better.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Yes: You can get laser tightening with fraxel or even laser toning.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Can be: Mild rosacea gives you only some redness. Most of the case, it gets worse as you get aged with harmful uv and/or other factors (sometime wine or even ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Wash hands first: When you come home from outside, clean your hands and face. Sleep well and eat well. Less stress.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Infection control: If you have a scratch from a cat, infection has to be prevented first. Cat scratch fever is a disease caused by a bacteria found in cats. And then, ta... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Works good. : The costs vary depending on how big and deep the scar is. It goes around $200 to $2000.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
No such cream: Acne scar varies a lot from ice pick to rolling scars. They can not be removed by any cream. Tretinoin helps with laser treatment.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Works well : But it depends on how deep the scar is. It takes multiple laser resurfacing treatments with either erbium yag or co2. Co2 laser works better than erbi... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Tender red bumps: Patients usually describe they have tender red breakouts or pimples, sensitive skin, stinging, itch, redness on central face such as nose and cheeks.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Nerve injury: It depends on how severe the nerve injury is. You must see the specialist.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Many theories: Many theories means that there is no known cause for rosacea. Any believe that rosacea may be a vascular disorder because of its association with flus... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Fractionated laser: Especially, for brown spots, I do recommend frationated er yag laser treatment (such as fraxel). For reddish discoloration, vbeam is good!
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Not good: Don't take any Aspirin or ansaid (flurbiprofen). You may get the bleeding. Your doctor can give you some options that does not affect your nose job.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
No or less result: Laser targets at the melanin inside of hair follicles. If you have light colored hair, laser hair removal is not gonna work well.
A female asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Ingrown hair?: It may a condition called ingrown hair. Ingrown hairs are hairs that have curled around and grown back into your skin instead of rising up from it. So... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Possibly: It sounds like allergic reaction. Try to think of any new hair or skin products. And stop using them and you can buy 1% Hydrocortisone ointment at ph... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Old skin peeled off: It depends on type of laser. If it is an ablative laser like co2 laser (for example active fx), your skin will slough off or peel off. If is non ablat... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Very good: Fraxel is very effective with minimum downtime. Fraxel is my work horse with my practice.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Effective: It can be effective but more sessions deeded and more complications can happen.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Yes: Even 70 year old patients can get the laser tightening with co2 laser.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Do not pick: Before trying the all kinds of medication, teen agers have to stop picking. And clean the face with acne wash. And then you can try other topical and ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Bruise: You may get the bruises or/and blisters.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Obagi: There are so many on the market. But i like obagi foaming cleanser. It washes really good and clean but it does not dry your skin.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
alive with blood: Transferred fat behaves just like an transferred organ. Depending on donor site , recipient site, and so many other factors, 10-90% can be survivied.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Yes: Nose ring is ok for rhinoplasty. Bu you have to take them out befor the surgery.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Chung is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Chung is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thanka sir but i think pimple appers on my face when ever i use moisturizer
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Yes you are absolutely right. I am keeping my fingers crossed.
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Kyungpook National University College of Medicine, Republic of Korea
Graduated 1989MD

Awards

Best Liposuction Surgeon by San Jose Magazine
Patient Award of Excellence Recipient 2010
Best Cosmetic Surgeon of Silicon Valley 2011 by Metro
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