Dr. Christopher Saunders Delaware Plastic Surgeon

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 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

Special Awards Received

  • 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