Make healthcare choices based on 100% authentic reviews.

Provider Scorecard

participant since 03/31/2012

James French, MD

95.4% Patient Satisfaction based on 960 ratings

Scroll down to read and filter verified real patient reviews for James French, MD . You can also learn more, see locations, or contact James French right here at RealPatientRatings®.

Based on 960 ratings
5 stars (787)
4 stars (144)
3 stars (14)
2 stars (12)
1 star (3)
Doctor's bedside manner
Medical support team
Admin staff
Care & concern
Educated me
Wait time
Value for the price
Likelihood to recommend
Facility & amenities
About, locations & contact info

About James French:

James H. French Jr., MD, FACS is the former Chief of Plastic Surgery at Fairfax Hospital and served on the clinical faculty at Georgetown University School of Medicine. 

An Arkansas native, Dr. French is a graduate of the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, where he also completed his residency training in general surgery. He received his plastic surgery training at Vanderbilt University and also completed a Craniofacial Surgery Fellowship at New York University.

Dr. French held a Presidential Appointment to the National Cancer Advisory Board. Past professional appointments include: Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Co-Director of the Facial Rehabilitation Center at the Children’s Hospital in Baltimore and Chief of Plastic Surgery at the Baltimore City Hospitals, where he also served as Co-Director of the Regional Burn Center.

Dr. French has been named in Washingtonian Magazine's Top Doctors many times as one of the best plastic surgeons in Washington DC, and is also listed in The Best Doctors in America.

Dr. French is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a member of many professional societies, including: American Medical Association, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, National Capital Society of Plastic Surgeons, Virginia Surgical Society and Fairfax County Medical Association.

Board Certification

American Board of Plastic Surgery

Contact This Provider

5550 Friendship Blvd #130 Chevy Chase, MD 20815

3299 Woodburn Road #490 Annandale, VA 22003

Sort options
Search filters
Service type
How we do it Why you can trust our reviews Find a provider
Active filters: Click X to remove any filter or reset all
All filters are off. Customize your search by using the sidebar options below.
James French, MD Reviews (564)

Face Lift

It was pleasant, professional yet caring and friendly. My entire experience was so calming because of all the information pre and post op including personal consultations and written information on what to expect. Dr. French is The Very Best, as is his staff. ❤️

Eyelid Surgery

Dr. French and all his staff exhibited the highest level of professionalism, expertise, and organization! I felt I was treated with a genuine care as their patient, throughout the entire surgical process! I am extremely happy with the surgical result and the entire experience at CPS!

Tummy Tuck

Everyone in Dr. French’s office, from the front desk staff to the nurses, was helpful and kind. Dr. French has an excellent bedside manner. In his office and in the hospital, he was kind and took plenty of time to answer all of my questions. They have taken very good care of me both before and after surgery.

Mommy Makeover

Very punctual. Dr. French listened to concerns without interruption and followed with great advice and discussed options. He was not pushy or did not try to suggest other services that I did not come in for consultation.

Tummy Tuck

Dr. French is wonderful - his bedside manners are the best. He is very kind and competent, and makes you feel immediately at ease. The staff at the Annandale office are also very kind and competent. Getting this surgery done was the best decision I ever made. The end result was well worth the pain (which was not nearly as bad as I had anticipated!) and the cost.

Breast Augmentation

I've been Dr. French's patient for 20+ years and wouldn't think of going to anyone other than him. Over the years he has performed breast augmentation, rhinoplasty and removed excess skin from my upper eyelids. I've also had the CO2 laser procedure. The results have consistently been phenomenal and achieved what I wanted...a very natural-looking appearance. I'm now returning to him for my facelift. Dr. French and his team were very caring, informative and did a great job answering all my questions. My recovery was very quick and easy. I followed their instructions and in no time, I was out and about. Sherri always does an outstanding job going over the procedures and following up.


Marianne totally related with me about my procedure. We are about the same age and she was very open about her experience and what I should expect. It was comfortable. Also, Sherri was fabulous on the phone and with all of the details.

Eyelid Surgery

Dr. French is an amazing doctor; experienced, skilled, conservative, accurate, kind, thoughtful, honest. I mean, you couldn't ask for more. At age 67 my eyelids had an excessive amount of excess skin that hung over my eyes and really made me look older than my years. It also made me look perpetually tired all the time. Dr. French did a perfect job removing all this excess skin and my eyes completely refreshed and so much better. I'm extremely happy with the results and highly recommend Dr. French. I'm very happy I did this.

Arm Lift

Surgeon, staff, hospital stay, & results.

Eyelid Surgery

My appearance is improved, revisions were immediately performed. Staff is exceptional: attentive, knowledgeable, discreet; there is every opportunity to be judgemental, condescending, or obsequious and they are not. The physical set-up is ideal - attractive, quiet, comprehensive.

Face Lift

Planning was easy. Office was flexible with scheduling. Office nurse was great with explanations, answering questions and anticipating concerns.

Breast Augmentation

I felt Dr. French was very professional and humble. He was very down to earth and made me feel very comfortable during my initial consultation. His posted results reassured me that he was the right Dr. for me and I’m very excited to see the final results!

Breast Lift

Professional. Efficient. Courteous. The entire team was a comfortable experience!

Breast Reduction

Dr. French and his team were amazing! I never felt anxious or scared but always well cared for and safe. My results are exactly what I wanted. He is so talented.

Breast Augmentation

I feel more confident and comfortable with my body. I am extremely pleased with the natural look and feel of my new breasts - even though after my surgery, I was very worried they would be too large. They have settled nicely though and I’m extremely pleased! My scars have healed nicely as well. [Single best thing is...] My new breasts have made me feel like a woman again. Prior to having, and breastfeeding four children, I had breasts I was very happy with. Having my breasts virtually disappear after nursing my four children affected the way I felt about my body as a woman. I’m thrilled to have my breasts back!

Face Lift

Got rid of my jowls, my triple neck, everything I wanted. It turned out better than I expected. The staff was fantastic. And he always sees you at your appt. time.

Neck Lift

Looks very natural. Quick recovery time. Everyone involved both pleasant and professional. [Single best thing is...] The doctor did exactly what I wanted, no more, no less!

Breast Augmentation

Dr. French listened to every concern I had and met every expectation. I love my new boobs. I was disproportionate before the surgery and now my breasts look even and make me feel so much more confident about my body.

Breast Lift

Expert care. Surgery excellent. Professional care after surgery.