<< Dr. Caroline H. Chester, M.D.


COSMETIC
Breast Augmentation
Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reduction Surgery
Surgery for Breast Assymetry
Male Breast Reduction Surgery
Facelift
Eyelid Surgery
Forehead Lift
Nose Surgery
Skin Care
Dermabrasion
Laser Skin Resurfacing
Wrinkle Reduction by Injection
Chemical or Micro Peels
Spider-Vein Treatment
Botox Injections
Thigh Lift
Tummy Tuck
Upper Arm Lift
Liposuction
Surgery for Bariatric patients

RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY
Hand Surgery
Skin Cancer Reconstruction
Breast Cancer Reconstruction
Scar Revision
Nerve Injuries
Microsurgery
Burn Reconstruction
Skull/Facial Bone Reconstruction

PEDIATRIC PLASTIC SURGERY
Port-Wine Stain Removal
Surgery for Congenital Defects of the Hand
Nerve Injuries
Brachial Plexus Injuries
Cleft-Lip and Palate Repair
Ear Deformity Surgery
Ear Pinning Surgery
Male Breast Reduction Surgery
Hemangiomas
Tissue Expansion

*Endoscopic and laser techniques are used when appropriate

About Dr. Chester...


Caroline H. Chester, M.D., FACS, FAAP is a plastic surgeon specializing in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery for adults and children. Dr. Chester is a native Tennessean, who grew up in Chattanooga and is currently in private practice in Nashville. Dr. Chester has an undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University and received her M.D. from the University of Tennessee Medical School in Memphis.

She completed general surgery training at Harvard’s Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, MA., completed plastic surgery training at Harvard’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA. She then completed a fellowship in Pediatric Plastic Surgery at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Prior to opening her private practice, Dr. Chester served 10 years in practice on the academic faculty at George Washington University, as well as a full-time plastic surgeon at The Children’s Hospital in Washington, D.C. She established her practice in Nashville in 2002.

In 1999, Dr. Chester was awarded the distinction: “Top Doctors in the Washington, D.C. area for Plastic Surgery” (Washington Magazine.) She also topped the “Who’s Who” in her respective field in 2001. Dr. Chester has published many articles in established medical journals and is a recognized expert in Plastic Surgery for both children and adults.

The Consumers' Research Council named Dr. Chester one of America’s Top Surgeons in 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

Nashville Area Hospital Affiliations:
Baptist Hospital, Nashville, TN
Centennial Hospital, Nashville, TN
St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville, TN
Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital, Nashville, TN

Board Certifications:
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Plastic Surgery
Society Memberships:
American College of Surgeons
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Academy of Pediatric Plastic Surgery
American Burn Association
Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Cleft Lip & Palate Association
Cumberland Pediatric Foundation
Nashville Academy of Medicine
Nashville Surgical Society
Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons

Additional Certifications:

Certificate of added Qualification for Surgery of the Hand
Training certificate for Laser Surgery
Training certificate for Endoscopic Surgery
Training certificate for Ultrasonic Liposuction