A specialist in advanced plastic surgery procedures, Dr. Ritu Chopra brings to K and B Surgical Center a wealth of experience and expertise in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Recognized for his exceptional diagnostic and surgical skills—and his caring and approachable manner—Dr. Chopra regularly appears on the nationally syndicated show The Doctors. He has also been a featured guest on Dr. Phil and many other talk and news shows. Dr. Chopra is admired by his peers for his exceptional diagnostic skills and by his patients for his caring and approachable manner.
Dr. Chopra is the recipient of numerous accolades throughout his medical career, including receiving the American Academy of Surgeons Award and he has also received numerous grants for research. He has published and spoken extensively both nationally and internationally, and is a member of the American Medical Association and the Society of America Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons.
Dr. Chopra earned his B.S. in Civil Engineering at the University of California, Irvine; both a Masters in Medical Sciences and his Doctor of Medicine from Boston University School of Medicine (where he graduated Cum Laude); Dr. Chopra did residency in General Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He received the Leo G. Rigler Research Award, given to distinguished surgical residents at Cedars-Sinai. He then completed a coveted fellowship in Plastic Surgery at the Montefiore Medical Center in New York City. A native of Los Angeles, Dr. Chopra is married and enjoys surfing, golf and playing the guitar.