Meet Riverside Plastic Surgeon Dr. Childers

Ben Childers, MD is a plastic surgeon in Riverside, CA who offers both cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery procedures, in addition to the sub-specialties of hand and microsurgery. As a physician who received his surgical training in some of the most prestigious medical institutions in the country, he has brought a wealth of experience to the area – and has significantly elevated the bar for plastic surgeons throughout the Inland Empire.

As for the institutions that contributed to Dr. Childers' surgical instruction, he began with a rigorous program at the world-renowned Harvard Medical School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with further training obtained locally at Loma Linda University. Later, Dr. Childers returned to Harvard for an intensive fellowship in hand and microsurgery, which he now counts among his sub-specialties.

Upon completion of this surgical training, Dr. Childers was a valuable member of the surgical staff at the University of California in San Diego. He then returned to Loma Linda University, where he was fortunate to practice as an Associate Professor of Surgery for six years.

Beyond Education: Experience and Expertise

Now a Riverside plastic surgeon at his private practice, Riverside Plastic Surgery Associates, Dr. Childers offers patients the opportunity to trust their surgical needs. He is a specialist in his own right who has performed over 25,000 cosmetic, reconstructive, hand and microsurgery procedures. You will find experience with integrity when you come for your consultation and subsequent surgical procedures.

One area of special interest to Dr. Childers is performing total body contouring surgery on patients who have experienced massive weight loss (i.e., after undergoing gastric bypass). This plastic surgeon in Riverside, CA has also expertly performed breast reconstruction after mastectomy for many female patients. For most mastectomy patients, breast reconstruction dramatically improves their appearance and their quality of life.

For those who are seeking a non-surgical cosmetic solution, medi-spa treatments that are performed in the office include microdermabrasion, micropeels, Hydrafacial, hair removal, Botox®, Thermage, and a full range of injectable, anti-aging dermal fillers for the face: Restylane®, Juvederm™ and others.

Dr. Childers is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. He has written multiple articles for national medical journals and has appeared on recognized television shows to discuss plastic surgery topics.

Dr. Childers holds hospital privileges at the following Southern California hospitals:

  • Riverside Community Hospital
  • Loma Linda University Medical Center
  • Loma Linda University Community Hospital
  • Premier Outpatient Surgery Center
  • HealthSouth Outpatient Surgery Center
  • De Anza Surgery Center
  • Glenwood Surgery Center

Our plastic surgery office is conveniently located near the accredited surgery center at Riverside Community Hospital, and within easy driving distance of the following cities: San Bernardino, Redlands, Ontario, Moreno Valley, Corona, Rialto, Fontana, and many other Southern California communities. Dr. Childers performs surgery at Riverside Community Hospital and at Premier Outpatient Surgery Center, which is Joint Commission accredited. Get directions to our plastic surgery office.

We welcome you to contact us online via contact form, or call (951) 781-4339 to request a consultation with our Riverside plastic surgeon. He will be happy to meet with you.

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