Potomac Plastic Surgery: Houtan Chaboki, MD
2311 M Street, N.W. Suite 501
Washington, DC 20037
Phone: (202) 800-2085
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Travel to See Us
Many men and women travel to our plastic surgery practice in Washington, DC, from outside of the area. The nation’s capital is an excellent location for plastic surgery recovery. Whether you decide to walk in the steps of the founding fathers, lounge by a hotel pool, visit a spa, hit the museums, or take advantage of the many cultural activities available to you, you will always find plenty of entertainment in DC.
Washington, DC, has outstanding art and culture, an area rich in history that is at the center of the world’s happenings. It showcases plenty of options to make your stay exciting, including endless options for lodging, shopping, dining, relaxing, and so much more, as your recovery allows.
Planning Your Stay
The best place to begin planning your itinerary is with our staff, who will help you with the process of your plastic surgery journey. You will want to know how much time you will need for recovery and what other factors to consider to help promote a safe experience. For example, you may need to stay out of the sun for a short time or spend a few days recuperating. We’ll also help you plan your follow-up visit and answer any other questions you may have. We look forward to welcoming you to our nation’s capital!
As you schedule your surgery, you will need to make travel arrangements and prepare for recovery time. Plan on arriving at least a day or 2 prior to your surgery. If you live a reasonable distance from our office, you can travel by car the day of your procedure.
During your consultation, we’ll discuss your specific timeline for recovery. Revision procedures are more variable, but here are some general guidelines as to how long you can expect to stay in the area for our most popular procedures:
3 to 4 Days
This timeline has you arriving at least 1 day prior to surgery and departing the earliest the day after surgery.
6 to 8 Days
- Lower eyelid surgery
- Brow lift
- Chin augmentation
- Cheek augmentation
- Ear surgery (otoplasty)
- Breast augmentation
This timeline has you arriving at least 1 day prior to surgery and departing the earliest 4 days after surgery.
8 to 10 Days
- Combination procedures
- Breast lift
- Breast reduction
- Tummy tuck
- Mommy makeover
This timeline has you arriving at least 1 day prior to surgery and departing the earliest 6 days after surgery.
Our Washington, DC, plastic surgery office is located near the White House and approximately 30 to 45 minutes from 3 area airports. You will likely be able to find a non-stop flight to help keep things easy and convenient for your travel.
- Reagan, DCA
- Dulles, IAD
- Baltimore-Washington, BWI
Washington Union Station is a major transportation hub that connects regional trains and buses in Washington, DC, including Amtrak, MARC and VRE commuter rail services, the Washington Metro, the DC Streetcar, intercity bus lines, and local Metrobus buses.
A comfortable place to relax after your procedure is an essential part of your visit. Washington DC boasts a number of convenient and well-appointed hotels. There are several hotels within a short walk to our office.