Delaware Plastic Surgeon Dr. Christopher Saunders

About Cosmetic Surgeon Christopher Saunders, M.D.

Dr. Christopher Saunders is an expert in the field of cosmetic surgery. He is Board Certified by the American Board of plastic surgery and practices cosmetic surgery exclusively.

Dr. Saunders graduated Magna Cum Laude from Duke University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree. He obtained his Medical Degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, graduating Cum Laude, and was a member of the AOA Honor Society. Dr. Saunders served his internship and residency in General Surgery and his Plastic Surgery residency at the renowned University of California, Davis Medical Center. He served as a fellow in Plastic Surgery and Endoscopic Surgery at the University of California, Davis Medical Center. During this time Dr. Saunders was awarded a research award in plastic surgery.

Dr. Saunders has numerous international and national publications such as an insightful and educational book A Woman’s Guide to the “Real-Reality” of Cosmetic Surgery.

Dr. Saunders has performed over 25,000 surgeries and has received many awards including:

  • Top Docs – Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery – Delaware Today – multiple years including most recent 2013
  • Best Plastic Surgeon –  News Journal Readers’ Choice – 2005, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013
  • Best Cosmetic Surgeon – News Journal Readers’ Choice – 2004 & 2005
  • Plastic Surgery Practice Magazine Best of Plastic  and Cosmetic Surgeons – 2013
  • Delaware Health and Wellness – Top Plastic and Cosmetic Surgeon – 2010
  • America’s Top Surgeon-Cosmetic Surgery-Consumer Research Council – 2004 & 2005

Dr Saunders grew up in Wilmington, Delaware and graduated Cum Laude from Tower Hill School. Dr. Saunders’ father was the first Board Certified Plastic Surgeon in the state of Delaware. His brother is also a plastic surgeon. Dr. Saunders is very proud to be able to serve his home town; although, his skills and popularity has had patients fly in from various parts of the country. Dr. Saunders and his wife, Alice, have four children and they both enjoy traveling, sports, and gardening

To read some of Dr. Saunders publications please see his “in the news” section

  • Tower Hill School – Wilmington, Delaware.
    Cum laude, 1980
  • Duke University
    Bachelor of Science. Magna Cum Laude, 1984
  • Jefferson Medical College
    Medical Degree. Cum Laude, 1988
  • Jefferson Medical College
    AOA Honor Medical Society, 1988
  • Jefferson Medical College
    Hobart Hare Honorary Medical Society
  • University of California, Davis Medical Center General Surgery 1994
  • University of California, Davis Medical Center Plastic Surgery 1996
  • Research Fellowship – University of California, Davis Medical Center
  • Research award – Plastic Surgery – University of California, Davis Medical Center, 1994
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery– Board-Certified since 1996
  • American Society of Plastic Surgery– member in good standing