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Plastic Surgery Chief Resident Clinic

Unfortunately, we are not currently accepting new patients for this clinic. Please check back January 2015 for updated scheduling information.

Cosmetic procedures at a discounted price

plastic surgery chief resident

The Johns Hopkins Plastic Surgery Chief Resident Clinic, located at Johns Hopkins Healthcare and Surgery Center in White Marsh, Maryland, offers patients lower prices on a wide range of plastic surgery procedures.

The surgeons are chief residents in their sixth year of clinical training in plastic, reconstructive and cosmetic surgery. They are supervised at all times by a plastic surgery faculty surgeon who supervises and performs all cosmetic surgical procedures with the residents, ensuring that you receive the absolute highest standard of quality and safety.

The clinic offers a variety of cosmetic surgical procedures. Select a procedure to learn more about what to expect during surgery and recovery:

What you need to know

Effective April 1, 2014, initial consultation and evaluation are available for a $50.00 non-refundable fee. This fee will be collected by credit card via phone prior to your appointment. Pricing for your specific procedure will be determined after your first consultation, depending upon the procedure(s) being performed.

Payment for your surgery can be made by cash, check or credit card.

Meet the clinic team

Director of Resident Cosmetic Surgery/Supervising Faculty

Resident surgeons

Helen G. Hui-Chou, M.D.
photo of Dr. Helen G. Hui-Chou

Helen Hui-Chou, M.D. completed her undergraduate education at Johns Hopkins University where she was inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.  Upon graduating Magna Cum Laude with her BS, Dr. Hui-Chou was commissioned as an Officer in the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps and was deployed to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba during Operation Enduring Freedom. Taking aim at greater achievements, she earned her CCRN as a critical care nurse. Her military awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, National Defense Service Medal, and Global War on Terrorism Service Medal.

After six years of military service, Dr. Hui-Chou received an Honorable Discharge from the Navy to pursue a career in medicine. She received her medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 2006 and was awarded the Hans R. Wilhelmsen Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Surgery.  

Dr. Hui-Chou launched her plastic surgery residency at the Johns Hopkins/ University of Maryland Combined program. She also completed two years of research during that time, focusing on abdominal wall reconstruction, facial transplantation, and reconstructive plastic surgery. She was recognized in 2010 with the Resident Research Award for Outstanding Research in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Hui-Chou has also authored numerous textbook chapters and published several peer-reviewed journal articles.

Drawing on her experiences and discipline gained in the military, Dr. Hui-Chou is a tireless resident with an exceptional dedication to patient care. She strives to achieve superior clinical outcomes through caring bedside manner, attention to detail and meticulous surgical techniques. Dr. Hui-Chou practices medicine with the heart of a nurse and the hands of a surgeon. She offers a full spectrum of cosmetic procedures of the face (rhinoplasty, face lift, neck lift, blepharoplasty), breast (augmentation and lifts), body (body contouring, tummy tucks, and liposuction) and minimally invasive procedures (Botox®, injectable dermal fillers, and chemical peels).

Arthur Nam, M.D.
photo of Dr. Arthur Nam

Dr. Arthur Nam completed his undergraduate studies in biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins University. After earning a Medical Degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, he went on to complete a full general surgery residency at the George Washington University Medical Center in Washington, DC. He is currently a fellow in plastic surgery training at the Johns Hopkins Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery.

Eric G. Wimmers, M.D.
photo of Dr. Eric G. Wimmers

Prior to accepting a position at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Eric Wimmers, M.D. completed a general surgical residency at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital in California.  In pursuit of becoming an excellent reconstructive surgeon, he performed research at the University of Pittsburgh with Dr. W.P. Andrew Lee (pioneer of hand transplants) in the field of vascularized composite allotransplantation. 

Dr. Wimmers is committed to making the plastic surgery experience as pleasant as possible for his patients from the initial consultation and through the recovery period.  He is dedicated to enhancing and preserving the patient’s natural beauty through procedures including face lift, rhinoplasty, eyelid surgery, breast reduction/augmentation and body contouring.

Jonathan Zelken, M.D.
photo of Dr. Jonathan Zelken

Dr. Jonathan Zelken is committed to the art and science of cosmetic plastic surgery.  Obtaining satisfactory results is not an option, as Dr Zelken seeks perfection in every outcome.  Open minded to new techniques and technologies, Dr Zelken relies on creative instincts and world-class mentorship to provide enviable results for the Baltimore community and beyond.

A graduate of the Cornell University College of Arts and Sciences and Tufts University School of Medicine, Dr Zelken joined the Johns Hopkins Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery residency program in 2008.  Prior to this, he spent two years in soft tissue research at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. 

Other interests within plastic surgery include breast and abdominal wall reconstruction and surgery of the hand.  Outside interests include travel and mission work; Dr Zelken recently returned from Guatemala where he repaired cleft lips and palates.  He speaks conversational Spanish. 


Contact us


Our Locations

We offer services at 4 convenient locations in and around Baltimore, Maryland:
   • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
   • Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
   • Green Spring Station
   • White Marsh
Get maps and directions.

Meet the Surgeons

Meet our SurgeonsOur experts specialize in a wide variety of cosmetic and reconstructive procedures. Meet our surgical teams.

Lower Prices on Cosmetic Procedures

Our Plastic Surgery Chief Resident Clinic offers a full range of expert services at discounted rates. Learn more about the program.


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