Meet Facial Plastic Surgeon Dr. Philip Young Bellevue & Seattle

Dr. Philip Young of Aesthetic Facial Plastic Surgery Bellevue, Seattle is double board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery and the American Board of Laser Surgery. He is an award-winning facial plastic surgeon and a published author with an exciting new theory of facial beauty called the Circles of Prominence.

Watch Dr. Young Discuss His Approach to Patient Care

Finding His Passion

A native of Washington State, Philip attended Federal Way High School. The son of an immigrant entrepreneur, Philip planned to follow in his father’s footsteps and learn about the world of commerce. He was accepted to the University of Washington’s School of Business.

During his third year of undergraduate studies, Philip’s mother fell ill and eventually succumbed to ovarian cancer. It was a pivotal moment in his life. He decided to pursue a career in medicine despite having taken most of the required courses for a business degree.

The loss of his mother fueled his passion to become a doctor. Philip graduated with Cum Laude Honors from the University of Washington with a degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology. He went on to study at the prestigious Tulane University School of Medicine.

After obtaining his medical degree, Dr. Young was accepted into Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery residency program at the University of Southern California. As a result of USC’s affiliations with several of the most accomplished reconstructive and plastic surgeons in Beverly Hills, Dr. Young studied and mastered the latest and most advanced techniques from some of the best surgeons in the field.

Finding His Purpose

Upon completion of residency, Dr. Young completed a fellowship in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery at Louisiana State University under the guidance of world-renowned surgeon, Dr. Frederick Stucker. One of the grand masters of facial plastic surgery, Dr. Stucker was also one of the founders of the FACE TO FACE Foundation.

Dr. Young continued to study and practice the most advanced surgical skills, including cosmetic procedures and techniques required to care for people born with congenital defects like cleft lip and palate. He also had exposure to other craniofacial procedures such as orthognathic surgery.

Dr. Young offers complimentary procedures to people who have suffered from birth defects, domestic violence, injuries or scars caused by trauma. He will also help people who can demonstrate an extraordinary need for cosmetic procedures. If you know someone who might qualify, please send the information to our email or call us at 425-990-3223.

“My goal was to find a method to bring back a person’s natural youthfulness without the operated, unnatural look and that is why I have my patients bring in photos of them when they were age 5 to 30. My YoungVitalizer helps restore natural and youthful contours they haven’t seen in years.”

—Dr. Philip Young, Seattle Facial Plastic Surgeon

Face to Face

A humanitarian program where experts in various fields donate one to two weeks of their time to travel around the world and provide complimentary service and care for those in need. Reconstructive and plastic surgeons like Dr. Stucker and Dr. Young provide free surgical care to those who suffer from facial deformities caused by birth or trauma and do not have access to treatment.

In 2006, Dr. Young traveled with Face to Face to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam for a ten day medical mission. During his stay, Dr. Young performed several surgeries and presented lectures to doctors and students of the University Medical Center in Ho Chi Minh City. The group went on to visit numerous patients in the nearby city of Hue and gave additional lectures to doctors in that region. Dr. Young came away from this trip deeply committed to the responsibility of helping others.

In October 2008, Dr. Young traveled with his wife and young daughter to Linyi of Shandong Province in China for the Face to Face program. Shortly after their humanitarian efforts in China, Dr. Young and his wife opened the Aesthetic Facial Plastic Surgery office to service their local community. In his spare time, he continues his humanitarian work.

Dr. Young is well known for his knowledge of facial beauty. His peers agreed that his theory and research on beauty was significant and awarded him the distinguished Sir Harold Delf Gillies Award. Dr. Young continues to study the subject of beauty and its impact on our lives. He has published numerous chapters in textbooks and in peer-reviewed journal articles on his theory on beauty called the Circles of Prominence.

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“I just wanted to leave a note and say that my procedure with Dr. Young approximately 6 years ago took years off my face. He did an excellent job and I am still enjoying the results. It was very much worth the downtime. I look exactly like myself, just younger. Thanks, again!”


— C.J., 40’s caucasian female from North Lynnwood, WA

“He gave me my confidence back that I thought I would never get back. I can now look in the mirror and actually love what I see and not have to deal with pitted scars in my face. If you or anyone you know who thinks they have to just live with these scars, don't!”


— Ator A., 20’s Eastern Indian from Ontario, Canada

“My procedure went great and I left the office with no concerns and all of my questions answered. I have never felt so good about myself and my appearance. I have you to thank for that Dr. Young. My new nose is perfect, I cannot thank you enough for this new look on life.”


— Nicole R., Fabulous Rhinoplasty

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