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Christopher L. Hess, MD

95.4% Patient Satisfaction based on 393 ratings

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About Christopher L. Hess:

Board-certified plastic surgeon Christopher L. Hess MD, FACS has a special approach: he takes extra time to educate his patients, so they are well informed and make good choices regarding cosmetic surgery.

Named many times over in Northern Virginia Magazine as one of the Best Plastic Surgeons in Northern Virginia, Dr. Hess is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a staff plastic surgeon at local Northern Virginia hospitals.

Dr. Chris Hess is committed to providing the highest standards of professional care to our patients, and delivering the best outcomes through discreet, personal attention.

We devote time to learning about you and your goals, answering your questions and discussing the best ways to achieve what you desire. Every patient is provided with quality, personalized educational materials so you can fully understand the plastic surgery procedures you are considering.

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American Board of Plastic Surgery

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3930 Pender Drive, Suite 120 Fairfax, VA 22030

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Christopher L. Hess, MD Reviews (225)


Dr. Hess and his staff are highly skilled, knowledgeable, experienced, and practical. They have boundless empathy and patience and are with you through the entire experience. Fantastic practice. Superlative experience. I got a complete oil change and feel like a new person! My outside matches my inside!

Breast Augmentation

Dr. Hess was extremely knowledgeable and helpful during the initial consultation and pre-op meeting. I was concerned about being able to care for my young children after and he eased my mind. He was also extremely helpful in determining appropriate sizing. I was concerned that I would wish I had gone either bigger or smaller and he helped walk me through the process to ensure I got what was proportional to my body. I'm sooooo incredibly pleased with my results. I'm much more confident in my clothing and just how I feel about my look in general.

Breast Augmentation

I had a very good experience and am looking forward to scheduling with Dr. Hess soon. My only disappointment was the price, as it was rather higher than I had hoped.

Injectable Fillers

It was a quick process, all my questions were answered


Prompt and attentive service. Knowledgeable doctor.

Breast Augmentation

Dr Hess very professional and made me feel comfortable asking questions about my procedure. He made me feel more than comfortable selecting the correct size and grtting through the process. I completely recommend Dr Hess.

Breast Augmentation

The surgeon and his staff are kind and super nice and professional. I love that the surgeons wife is his nurse in the office. She brings so much comfort and softness to the experience.

Breast Implant Revision

I was there to get an opinion about whether having a Brest implant replaced was necessary. The office space was like a spa - so relaxing. The doctor was on time. He, his assistant and his receptionist were so nice. After examining me, the doctor was honest and told me he didn't think I needed the procedure. He didn't even charge me. It was probably the most pleasant experience I have had at a doctors office.


Dr. Hess and the staff are very professional and informative. This will be my second procedure with Dr. Hess. First time was a great experience.

Tummy Tuck

I thought the doctor and staff were great. His office is well organized, runs smoothly and on time. They are helpful and nice. It's clean and professional. Happy with better shape -

Tummy Tuck

Great results, fair price, and really liked Dr. Hess and his staff. Also, everyone at Northern VA surgery center was professional and very caring through what was a big surgery. The results are amazing.

Breast Augmentation

I was extremely impressed with the facility, Dr. Hess, Shelly and Katie. I felt so comfortable and did not feel rushed at all. I had a chance to ask all of my questions and felt that Dr. Hess gave me very thorough answers. The quote I received was professional and also very thorough. I had a consultation prior to this one, and it was a stark contrast. I would not choose anyone other than Dr. Hess to perform my procedure. Very happy with the consultation. Not to mention, it was free!

Breast Augmentation

The doctor was excellent at providing information in a thorough manner. The staff at the hospital was very kind and welcoming. Overall, the experience was everything that I wanted and expected. I have more confidence and feel like I look much more proportional.

Tummy Tuck

The only negative feedback I have is the ability to schedule the procedure. Dr. Hess was my number one choice but because his office has to coordinate with Fair Oaks hospital for an operating room there was a lot of going back and forth with the receptionist on available days. This going back and forth also seemed to contradict what Dr. Hess's availability was and after many discussions and call backs I just winded up going with my number 2 pick

Male Breast Reduction

The consultation was fast, but informative and easy to understand. They eased my nervousness and were very polite.

Breast Augmentation

The Surgeon was fantastic! He put me at ease. I closed my eyes and woke up to the new Me! Just perfect and super fast. Dr. Hess helped me make the perfect choice during the sizing!! Before and after surgery went really smooth! Anesthesia was great. Overall an amazing experience!

Breast Implant Revision

Dr. Hess and his friendly staff of professionals are exceptional! My satisfaction with my body is higher than ever!

Tummy Tuck

The staff was realistic but supportive in presenting what they felt the results of the surgery would be. They were friendly and ready to help in any way possible when I had a question or concern. I felt that everyone from the receptionist to the doctor was willing to do their best to ensure I had a good result. The results of the work Dr. Hess did was very satisfying. My recovery has been better than I expected, and the staff has been more than willing to help with any post surgery issues or concerns.

Breast Augmentation

I feel more comfortable in my clothing. I am highly satisfied with my results, the results were better than I could have expected. I am happy I chose Dr. Hess as my surgeon.

Tummy Tuck

I've gotten two other price quotes with highly known surgeons and Dr. Hess if the most extensive. And the hospital stay was overnight with the other surgeons.