James H. French

James H. French
3299 Woodburn Rd, #490
Annandale, VA 22003
5550 Friendship Blvd, #130
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Plastic Surgery

Special Interests

Special interest in facial, breast, and abdominal surgery.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Inova Fairfax Hospital
  • Sibley Memorial Hospital

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James H. French, M.D.

Plastic Surgery

Dr. French is an Arkansas native. His southern manner as well as his surgical skill draws his patients to him. Dr. French’s interests and expertise span the entire scope of both aesthetic and reconstructive surgery. Dr. French is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He has published and lectured extensively, and is listed in The Best Doctors In America.

Dr. French serves on the clinical faculty at Georgetown University School of Medicine and is past Chief of Plastic Surgery at Fairfax Hospital. He has been past Co-Director of the Center for Facial Rehabilitation at the Fairfax Hospital.

Several past professional appointments include:

Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Co-Director of the Facial Rehabilitation Center at the Children’s Hospital in Baltimore Chief of Plastic Surgery at the Baltimore City Hospitals, where he also served as Co-Director of the Regional Burn Center. Dr. French is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a member of many professional societies, including: American Medical Association, the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, National Capital Society of Plastic Surgeons and Virginia Surgical Society.


To prepare for his surgical career, Dr. French underwent extensive education and training. He is a graduate of the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, where he also completed his residency training in general surgery. He received his plastic surgery training at Vanderbilt University and joined the faculty of The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Division of Plastic Surgery. While at Hopkins, he took a year sabbatical at New York University, including time in Paris, to study Craniofacial surgery.

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