About James Chao, MD, FACS

Our Office

Dr. Tom Pousti and Dr. James Chao are joining forces in our La Mesa office to be able to provide excellent care to our patients. Dr. Tom Pousti and Dr. James Chao have both been out of training and practicing Plastic and Reconstructive / Aesthetic Surgery for 20+ years each.

At the end of May, 2020, Dr. Tom Pousti will be taking a leave of absence - Dr. James Chao will be available in the same office with the same staff for continuity of patient care.


Words from our patients

  • Google

    "Dr. Pousti is incredibly skilled at his craft. He's full of information, professionalism, and compassion. The staff always has a smile on their faces..."

    Verified Patient
  • Google

    "I never once felt rushed with my questions, pressured into making any decisions, judged by my goals, or coaxed into having this surgery."

    Taylor C.
  • Google

    "Amazing all the way around! You will not go wrong with your breast augmentation! Changed my life in so many ways! Just incredible experience and life change results!'

    Tabitha U.
  • Google

    "Dr. Pousti is the best! He is extremely skilled and puts you at ease with any procedure he performs; he is a perfectionist."

    Lana T.
  • Google

    "Dr.Pousti is an absolute genius. His passion is such, that just a few moments in his presence, you are at ease, with peace of mind and know you've made the right choice"

    Cyndy C.