Dr. Eric Desman Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

About Dr. Desman - Northern Virginia Plastic Surgeon

Alexandria plastic surgeon, Dr. Eric Desman has been providing highly personalized care to residents in the Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. areas since 2000. He offers a full array of plastic surgery services, including:

Dr. Desman is truly passionate about plastic surgery. He considers himself to be one of the lucky people that loves what he does for a living. He greatly enjoys getting to know his patients and building an ongoing relationship with them, and he derives tremendous satisfaction out of helping patients achieve their desired aesthetic goals.

Dr. Desman is also a top contributor on RealSelf.


Education and Experience

Dr. Desman earned his undergraduate degree at Duke University in 1986. He then attended medical school at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, graduating in 1990. In 1995, he completed his general surgery residency at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.

In 1997, Dr. Desman finished his plastic surgery training at the Albany Medical Center in Albany, New York. He then moved to Roanoke, VA and joined the largest multi-specialty physician group in Virginia. In order to be closer to his family, he then began practicing plastic surgery in the Northern Virginia area. In 1999, he opened the Virginia Center for Plastic Surgery with the goal of providing outstanding medical care and unparalleled levels of personalized service to all of his patients.

Dr. Desman is a board certified plastic surgeon. He received his certification from the American Board of Plastic Surgery in 1999 and was recertified in 2009 and 2019. In order to achieve board certification, Dr. Desman was required to undergo extensive training in the field of plastic surgery and take rigorous examinations evaluating his mastery of the specialty. By working with a board certified plastic surgeon, you can be confident that your procedure is being performed by a surgeon with the highest levels of training and experience.

Professional Affiliations

Throughout his career, Dr. Desman has been active in medical community, and he is a member of the following organizations:


Dr. Desman is also board certified in hyperbaric medicine and serves as medical director of all three INOVA Wound Healing Centers, leading a dynamic team of specialists committed to healing complicated wounds using state-of-the-art treatment options and scientific advances, including hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT).

A Dedicated Family Man

Family has always been very important to Dr. Desman. When he is not taking care of his patients, Dr. Desman spends the majority of his time with his wife and three children. Juggling Boy Scouts to basketball to competitive swimming, Dr. Desman is involved in all of his families activities.

Please contact our Alexandria cosmetic surgeon today to schedule your initial consultation. The Virginia Center for Plastic Surgery serves patients in Alexandria, Washington, D.C., and all of Northern Virginia.

In the Media

Springfield plastic surgeon Dr. Eric Desman has helped thousands of patients look and feel their best through plastic surgery. Over the past 15 years, he has developed a reputation as one of the finest plastic surgeons in the Northern Virginia and Washington, DC area.

Dr. Desman regularly appears as a guest plastic surgeon on “A New Me Medical Interviews,” which can be seen on CNN, FOX News, Bravo, and Discovery Health. Below are the videos of these appearances.

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