Dr. Shim Ching heads one of the world’s most prestigious plastic surgery practices located in beautiful Honolulu, Hawaii. Ching has a reputation for perfecting everything, whether it be a straight-forward Botox procedure or highly specialized rhinoplasties and breast augmentations. Patients from all over the world travel to Hawaii to seek his innovative procedures. What makes him one of the most sought after doctors in the cosmetic surgery business, and what takeaways can you use to rise to the top of your ladder? According to Dr. Ching, it starts with extensive education.

Never Stop Learning

Dr. Ching received both his Undergraduate and Masters’s degrees from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. He then moved on to earn his medical degree from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver before completing a plastic surgery residency at the well-respected McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. After completing his education, Dr. Ching opened up his practice on the island of Oahu. Even with his extensive educational background, Dr. Ching understood the importance of perfecting his craft. Rather than remaining complacent, he continues to participate in training at some of the most distinguished plastic surgery centers around the world, traveling to places like Bogota, Seoul, Tokyo, Geneva, New York City, Rio De Janeiro, Toronto, and San Francisco to learn the latest and most innovative techniques. 

No Shortcuts to Expertise

With all of his formal education and years of experience, Dr. Ching is now widely regarded as one of the best in his field. With his dedication to details, his practice is sought out from locals and patients from around the world for complex procedures like his no scar breast augmentation and double internal corset tummy tucks. Dr. Ching is also sought out for ethnically sensitive procedures like Asian rhinoplasty and double eyelid surgery. His excellence has become highly rewarded: he has consistently appeared on the Best Doctors In America list since 2011, which features only the top 5% of doctors in the United States. Other recognitions include Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s People’s Choice Award winner yearly since 2013 and Castle Connoly Top Doctor status since 2016. Allergan, the top medical manufacturer of products like Natrelle breast implants, Botox and Juvederm, ranks him in their top 250 doctors out of the thousands of their practices across the nation. No matter what statistic you look at, it’s clear to see that Dr. Ching has earned praise and respect from both patients and industry alike through education and excellence. 

By continually focusing on growth and innovative procedures, Dr. Shim Ching has created a reputation for himself as a perfectionist to be sought. Focusing on education and fine-tuning ensures that he will remain on top of the recommendation lists for years to come. Opinions expressed here are the opinions of the author. Influencive does not endorse or review brands mentioned; does not and can not investigate relationships with brands, products, and people mentioned and is up to the author to disclose. VIP Contributors and Contributors, amongst other accounts and articles, are professional fee-based.