Based on commitment, dedication, and excellence, Dr. T. Y. Steven Ip comes from a large family with siblings who are also outstanding doctors all committed to the care of patients. His father is a retired mechanical engineer who was educated at Columbia University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has four brothers and two sisters. His oldest brother is a Johns Hopkins and Stanford trained cardiologist specializing in heart failure and his wife is a Stanford trained physician, practicing psychiatry. His second brother and wife are graduates of University of California Berkeley and work as a civil engineer and chemical engineer. His third brother and his wife finished business school at NYU and works in the financial and banking world. His last brother is a UCLA and Cornell trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in the surgery of the hand, and his wife is also an UCLA trained physician practicing internal medicine. His two sisters are both cosmetic and general dentists. One is married to a physician and the other a real estate developer. The caring for other people have always been integral part of Dr. Ip's background.
Dr. T. Y. Steven Ip also presents a distinguished and prestigious academic resume. He received a Chancellor’s scholarship to attend UCLA, where he graduated with an Engineering degree along with finishing his pre-medical studies. During that time he spent many hours volunteering at the UCLA hospital along with working in a research lab. It is with this experience that Dr. Ip decided to pursue a career in medicine.
After excelling in his undergraduate studies, Dr. Ip receiving an academic scholarship to the University of Texas. He finished medical school education at the University of Texas and pursued a path toward surgery.
Excelling in medical school, Dr. T. Y. Steven Ip began his surgical career in the largest Metropolitan area in the country, New York City. He spent 5 years of training in General Surgery at the renowned Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, St. Lukes/Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York City. He later served as chief resident in General Surgery.
To further his surgical expertise Dr. T. Y. Steven Ip specialized his surgery to Aesthetic, Plastic, and Reconstructive Surgery by spending 3 years at prestigious Duke University, where he also served as chief resident. During his last year at Duke University, Dr. Ip presented his original research at the Senior Residents Conference and was awarded "The Best Aesthetic Paper for the year 1999".
Dr. T. Y. Steven Ip is an active member of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. He is double boarded certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
Dr. T. Y. Steven Ip's before and after results have been shown in national magazines from "Maxim" to "Glamour".
Outside of medicine, Dr. T. Y. Steven Ip lives in Newport Coast and enjoys being an active part of his community and charitable foundations. He is also enjoys sports and is an avid runner, cyclist, surfer, tennis, and basketball player.
A pleasant, comfortable, and most importantly safe experience is our committed goal. The plastic surgical procedures are performed at the hospital or our state-of-the-art modern outpatient surgery center. The operating rooms are fully state accredited and allows for a 23 hrs overnight stay. The nurses are fully licensed and strictly dedicated to your care. The anesthesiologists are experienced and certified by the American Board of Anesthesia. Valet parking service is also available.
The start of the process begins with your personal consultation. During your consultation, you can speak candidly with Dr. Ip. You can feel comfortable expressing your concerns and expectations about the surgery. To ensure that the surgery will be safe, Dr. Ip will then carefully review your medical history and perform a physical examination. He will explain the surgical procedure along with all of the risks and possible complications associated with your surgery. We will also inform you of all of your pre-operative and the post-operative care. You are always encouraged to ask questions at any time.
Our fully accredited facility includes two modern operating rooms equipped with the latest equipment for cosmetic surgery. General anesthesia is preformed by board certified anesthesiologist. Our staff is knowledgable, and friendly.
- Undergraduate Studies: UCLA (Los Angeles, CA)
- Medical School: University of Texas (Galveston, Texas)
- General Surgery Residency: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, St. Lukes/Roosevelt Hospital (New York, New York)
- Plastic Surgery Residency: Duke University (Durham North Carolina)
- American Board of Plastic Surgery
- American Board of Surgery
- Member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons
- Associate Fellow of the American College of Surgeons