About Us

Dr. Bendy K. So F.A.C.S

“The ultimate goal of cosmetic plastic surgery is to achieve a natural, improved appearance. I offer to you my artistic talent, knowledge and experience, and the highest ethical standards of medical excellence and professionalism. Together, we will build a partnership to achieve your optimal aesthetic results while improving your self-image and quality of life.” Dr. So is a good listener who is looking forward to having you entrust him with your cosmetic surgery needs.

Philosophy

Dr. So's practice philosophy and mission is to provide the best and most effectively-safe techniques in the field of cosmetic surgery.

He believes that cosmetic surgery is an art form for the human body, delivered with the latest proven scientific techniques, which can be refined with the utmost attention to detail of the execution of the surgery and care of his patients.

Medical Education
Post Graduate
Board Certification
Medical Societies Affiliations
Sponsorship
Medical Education

• M.D. Doctor of Medicine Loma Linda University School of Medicine, California, 1976
• Honors: Miller Scholarship Grant Award

Post Graduate

• General Surgery Internship at Grace Harper Hospital, Detroit, MI, 1977
• General Surgery Residency at William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, 1978-1981
• Plastic Surgery Chief Resident: Phoenix Plastic Surgery Residency at Maricopa County Medical Center and Phoenix Children's Hospital, 1981-1983
• Reconstructive Microsurgery Fellowship at University of Louisville, 1983-1984

Board Certification

• American Board of Plastic Surgery, 1984
• American Board of Surgery, 1983
• National Board of Medical Examiners, Diplomat, 1976

Medical Societies Affiliations

• American Society of Plastic Surgeons
• American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
• Lipoplasty Society of North America
• American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
• Fellow of American College of Surgeons
• Fellow of International College of Surgeons
• Arizona Medical Association- Former delegate member

Sponsorship

Dr. So is a former member of the Board at the Phoenix Art Museum and is also a founding member/chairman of The Board of Arizona School for the Arts

Choosing a Plastic Surgeon

Choosing to have cosmetic plastic surgery is an important decision…and the plastic surgeon you choose is the most important decision you will make…

From face lifts to breast enhancement and body contouring, the art of cosmetic plastic surgery can restore and/or enhance your appearance, providing a boost in self-confidence and self-esteem. To achieve an outcome that you can be pleased about, it is critical to make an informed choice about who will perform the procedures you’re considering. The following guidelines will help you to select a plastic surgeon and ensure safe and successful results:

Credentials, Certifications and Experience

From your pool of prospective physicians, it is time for further research—beginning with credentials and qualifications. The most important certifications (which Dr. So holds) include:

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