Congratulations to Dr. Joyce Chen on being elected Chairman,
Department of Plastic Surgery, Hoag Hospital Newport Beachand Hoag Hospital Irvine!

About Us

About Pacific Plastic Surgery Institute

Welcome to Pacific Plastic Surgery Institute, PC, the office of Dr. Joyce C. Chen, female board certified plastic surgeon! We are located on the second floor of the Spectrum Medical Plaza, minutes away from the Irvine Spectrum Center at the junction of I-405 and I-5. We pride ourselves in customer service and look forward to providing you with an exceptional experience as you seek to rejuvenate, refresh, or restore your form and function through plastic surgery. We offer a myriad of aesthetic surgery procedures, including body contouring procedures such as awake liposuction, mommy makeover, tummy tuck, and breast augmentation and lift. In addition, facial procedures offered in our practice include facelift, eyelid surgery, neck lift and neck and jowl liposuction, and brow lift, as well as botox and juvederm XC injectable.

Dr. Chen also performs reconstructive procedures such as breast reconstruction, breast reduction, and facial fracture reconstruction after injury. She is fellowship trained in pediatric plastic and craniofacial surgery and seeks to restore or improve function and appearance to children and adults with birth defects, disease, and/or traumatic injuries. Dr. Chen underwent additional fellowship training to bring this area of expertise to the pediatric population. She is dedicated to helping both children and adults improve the quality of their lives.

Surgery Centers throughout Orange County

Dr. Chen performs surgeries at multiple locations throughout South Orange County, including the Specialty Surgical Center in Irvine, CA, which is located in the same building, the Spectrum Medical Plaza, as her office to provide you the utmost convenience in your plastic surgery experience. She also performs surgeries at Hoag Newport Center Surgicare on Fashion Island, Starpoint Surgery Center in Newport Beach, and Coastline Surgery Center in Santa Ana, CA.  Dr. Chen also holds clinical appointments at Hoag Hospital Irvine and Hoag Hospital Newport Beach, and was recently appointed as the 2019-2021 Vice Chair, Department of Plastic Surgery, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian.   In addition, Dr. Chen has a procedure room in her office for procedures and surgeries.


Our practice accepts Mastercard, Visa, American Express, and Discover credit cards. We also offer financing through Care Credit, the only financing company endorsed by the American Society of Plastic Surgery. Care Credit can provide credit lines with monthly payments for most budgets. You can go online at to fill out a patient application and receive an immediate decision regarding credit approval. Please see our page on Plastic Surgery Financing for further information or contact our office at (949)387-7900. We are looking forward to hearing from you!


Pacific Plastic Surgery Institute, PC is an in network provider for some Aetna, Anthem Blue, Blue Shield of California, and Cigna insurance PPO plans, as well as an in network provider for Medicare.  Dr. Chen is also a part of Hoag Affiliated Physicians/Hoag Medical Group and participates as an in network provider for their insurance plans.

For patients whose PPO insurance plans are not listed above with out of network benefits, Dr. Chen would be an out of network provider.  For these patients, we ask for their benefits to be assigned to Dr. Chen so that payment is sent to our office.  In the event that payment is mailed to the patient, we ask that the check be endorsed and forwarded to our office.

Please contact our office at 949-387-7900 for more information or with questions.