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Exceptional care exclusively for You from DC area board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr Craig R Dufresne
World-Renowned Plastic Surgeon
Known for his skill and achievements and appreciated for his caring and compassion

the definitive choice in Plastic Surgery.

Plastic surgery in Washington, DC for Women, Men, and Children. Enter a place of comfort, peace, and health, as you consider beauty, rejuvenation, or restoration.

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Craig R Dufresne, MD, FACS, FICFS – Internationally-recognized board-certified plastic surgeon.

The art and science of Plastic Surgery is a unique medical specialty that focuses on improving physical form and shape and minimizing disfigurement from disease, accidents, or birth defects. The word “plastic” comes from the greek word “plastikos”, meaning to shape or give form.

Craig R Dufresne, MD, FACS, FICFS, is an internationally-recognized board-certified plastic surgeon specializing in adult and pediatric reconstructive surgery and craniofacial surgery. Dr Dufresne additionally offers a comprehensive array of cosmetic plastic surgery and Botox and other cosmetic injectables.

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Dr Dufresne’s training and unique research and clinical experience in craniofacial surgery allow him to offer patients unparalleled safety and range of options in cosmetic surgery of the face.

The face is the primary tool of human communication. Facial attractiveness impacts education, relationships, and employment for the affected individual and are among the least desirable handicaps. Individuals with less desirable facial features are treated more negatively than individuals with more desirable facial features, which may affect their self-image, quality of life, self-esteem, interpersonal encounters, and ultimately, success in life. In many cases, plastic surgery can help improve facial appearance, bringing it into harmony with how you feel about yourself.

Whether you are interested in a facelift, rhinoplasty, eyelid lift, chin augmentation, or another procedure, you can be confident that Dr Dufresne offers the safest and best in latest techniques, technologies, and procedures. Contact our office to schedule a consultation.


For decades, patients from around the globe seeking the best in cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery have been drawn to Dr Dufresne for his acknowledged skill and expertise in a diverse range of complex situations in cosmetic and reconstructive procedures.

A ground-breaking plastic surgeon and medical scientist dedicated to providing exemplary care, Dr Dufresne has been lauded by his peers for his unparalleled experience, knowledge, skill, and expertise in a variety of complex areas within cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. Frequently featured in news media, his work in trauma and congenital reconstructive craniofacial surgery, in particular, has garnered critical acclaim and several awards.

To learn how Dr Dufresne may be able to help you with cosmetic or reconstructive surgery concerns, to inquire about his research, or schedule a press interview, contact our office to schedule a time to discuss your needs with Dr Dufresne. We look forward to hearing from you!


Dr Dufresne is widely-acknowledged as one of the best reconstructive surgeons in the world and a leading global innovator and pioneer in craniofacial surgery. 

If you have experienced an injury that left visible or functional problems, a cancer surgery that left you feeling mutilated, been born with a cleft lip or other birth defect, or have burns, a non-healing wound, or skin cancer, you are not alone! Millions of people worldwide and in the US suffer from disfigurement and functional problems that can be helped by reconstructive surgery. Innovative techniques and procedures, many developed or pioneered by Dr Dufresne, offer hope to many potential patients for whom little could have been done in even the recent past.

If you have a visible or functional problem, contact our office to schedule a consultation with Dr Dufresne to learn what options for healing you may have.


Cosmetic injectables, such as Botox and Juvederm, are very popular and provide excellent treatment alternatives for individuals who may not be ready or desire surgery. They may also be used in combination with cosmetic surgery for a multi-layered approach to rejuvenation or beauty.

Although many types of providers may become certified to provide cosmetic injections, you deserve only the best in surgical safety, precision, skill, and artistry. Trust the hall of fame plastic surgeon with a robust record of safety and skill you can rely on for all of your plastic surgery needs and desires. Contact our office today to schedule your complimentary consultation with Dr Dufresne.



While best known for his ground-breaking cosmetic and reconstructive work in craniofacial surgery, Dr Dufresne’s unique training, research, and clinical expertise extend far beyond facial cosmetic procedures. He is well-regarded regionally and nationally for his safe and natural cosmetic breast and body procedures, including breast augmentation, liposuction, and tummy tuck, which are among the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Stubborn areas of fat, excess or sagging skin, or unsightly spider veins can lower your self-esteem and make you feel less confident in social settings. Arm lift, body contouring, liposuction, tummy tuck, thigh lift, or spider vein treatment can help restore self-confidence.

Breast symmetry and size contribute much to the body images of both women and men. Undesirable shape and size can be a source of stigma. Breast augmentation, breast reduction, or breast lift can help you feel better about yourself.

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Whether for a cosmetic or reconstructive concern, you deserve the best and safest care. Many doctors may be well-educated, have completed appropriate training at prestigious institutions, be board-certified, and offer similar treatment to those offered by Dr Dufresne, but do they have the same experience and 40-year record of safe, compassionate, and innovative care? Dr Dufresne listens closely to his patients to develop an individualized plan and is dedicated to helping each patient achieve the best possible outcome. We invite you to explore what path may be best for you in your journey for greater well-being by contacting us to reserve time for a consultation with Dr Dufresne.

Our mission is to provide safe, exceptional, innovative, and compassionate cosmetic and reconstructive surgery care that supports and enhances overall patient well-being and health and is carried out in a comforting and peaceful environment that reflects the core principles of caring and commitment to patients.

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