Dr. Yongsook Victoria Suh is a native Virginian and a graduate of Langley High School in McLean, Va. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree at Amherst College where she majored in English Literature and Neuroscience, graduating with honors. With an interest in medicine, she entered New York Medical College, earning her Medical Doctor Degree. She stayed at her Alma Mater for her training in General Surgery and a Fellowship in Hand Surgery. She then trained in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in Cosmetic Surgery.
Dr. Suh is Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a diplomat of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. She is on the staff at INOVA Fairfax, INOVA Fair Oaks, Woodburn Surgery Center and Reston Hospital serving Northern, Va.
With her advanced training and dedication to perfection, Dr. Suh specializes in all aspects of facial rejuvenation and body contouring utilizing the newest advanced cosmetic surgical techniques. She has been voted as one of the Top Plastic Surgeons in Northern Virginia, and as one of the Best Cosmetic Surgeons in Virginia.
During her Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery training, Dr. Suh conducted research on Cleft Lip Repair, a congenital birth defect, and Breast Reconstruction. She was the First Place Research Award winner of the Columbus Surgical Society Annual Research Symposium for her clinical work in Cleft Lip Repair. This research also won her the best Pediatric Research Award by the Plastic Surgery Education Foundation at the Plastic Surgery Senior Residents’ Conference. She has presented her works on Cleft Lip Repair at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Ohio Valley Plastic Surgery Society and the Tri-State Craniofacial Meeting.
Dr. Suh has special interests in public awareness of Cosmetic Plastic Surgery topics as well as on the education of women in Breast Cancer. She conducts an educational radio program on a bi-weekly basis on all aspects of Cosmetic Surgery. She also conducts special programs for the education of women on Breast Cancer and Cervical Cancer screening.
Dr. Suh has taught and worked with the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residents of Georgetown University and is a member of the Craniofacial Clinic Team at the INOVA Fairfax Hospital. She has volunteered and provided educational clinics on Breast Cancer and Reconstruction for the Hispanic society and Asian society in both Virginia and Maryland. She is also a volunteer for the Fairfax County Skin Deep Tattoo Removal Clinic.
Dr. Suh also conducted research in Breast Reconstruction and Burn Reconstruction. She presented both of these works at the International Plastic Surgery Symposium in Cote d’Ivoire, West Africa.
Dr. Suh has conducted research and has published on Tracheoesophageal Injuries and has written a book chapter in Traumatic Hand Injuries.
Dr. Suh was appointed by Governor Warner to serve a four-year term as a member of the Medical Advisory Panel of Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles.