About Dr. Vip Dev
One of the first things people notice about Dr. Vip Dev is that he’s a big guy. The second thing people notice is that Dr. Dev has a big heart, an easy smile, and a warm spirit that puts everybody at ease. These character traits have certainly contributed to Dr. Dev’s success as a Bakersfield plastic surgeon. Whether patients come to him for reconstruction due to an accident or cancer, or for aesthetic enhancements like a face lift, they all find him to be caring, kind and skillful.
Dr. Dev became a reconstructive and cosmetic surgeon out of a deep desire to make positive changes in people’s lives. Everyday is a great day for Dr. Dev, because he enjoys performing plastic surgery procedures of every kind. He especially enjoys donating his skills to those in the Bakersfield area who otherwise could not afford them. Channel 23 has featured several stories about Vip’s generosity. As a happily married father of 4, Dr. Dev believes that it’s only natural to use his skills when called upon.
Dr. Dev completed his undergraduate studies at Texas Tech University and Cal State University, Long Beach. He studied Medical Ethics at Oxford and Biomedical Sciences at UCSD, and earned his M.D. degree at Ross University in New Jersey. Dr. Dev is an assistant clinical professor at the Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Institute at the University of California, Irvine. He is a candidate for membership in the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgeons.
Dr. Dev has enjoyed a distinguished academic career and has authored or co-authored greater than thirty publications in General Surgery, Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery, and aesthetic techniques. Dr. Dev has provided medical expertise to a number of our armed forces men and women who have returned from Iraq with serious injuries. He brings a spectrum of expertise to his practice, particularly with minimally-invasive aesthetic techniques and skin rejuvenation. Dr. Dev is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HealtheUniverse (HLUN), a publicly traded regenerative medicine and stem cell research firm.
Dr. Dev is the Wound Center Medical Director of Memorial Hospital in Bakersfield, CA and a member of the Hoag Hospital Medical Staff in Newport Beach, CA. He is the Medical Director of Physicians Care of California, and Dr. Dev serves as the Research Director of the Mesotherapy Institute of Technology. He joins Drs. Jordan and Jennings as Clinical Instructors of MIT’s mini-Fellowship training program.
For a plastic surgery procedure in San Luis Obispo, Hanford, Palmdale, Glendale, San Joaquin, Santa Barbara, Visalia or Bakersfield, contact the California Institute of Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery at (661) 327-2101.