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About Hair Transplant Hawaii

Dr. Shim Ching – Hair Transplant Surgeon in Honolulu, Hawaii

Dr. Shim Ching, Hair Transplant SurgeonDr. Ching is a plastic surgeon and hair transplant surgeon in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is a graduate of the prestigious McGill University in Montreal and earned his medical degree from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. His plastic surgery residency was completed at McMaster University, a Canadian institution known for innovation and excellence in medicine.

Dr. Ching received additional surgical training in Geneva, New York City, Toronto, Rio de Janeiro, Honolulu and San Francisco. He has authored or co-authored many studies in peer-reviewed basic science and plastic surgery publications. Additionally, he’s given numerous national and international presentations on these topics. He holds several awards for excellence in scholarship and research.

At Asia Pacific Plastic Surgery, Inc. in Honolulu, Hawaii, Dr. Ching’s approach to hair transplant surgery is to use the latest innovations and finest surgical skills to provide you with natural results that rejuvenate and enhance your appearance. Contact us today using our online form or call us at 808-585-8855 to learn about about your hair restoration options. We’ll schedule a private, confidential consultation for you to talk with Dr. Ching about your case.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Queen’s Medical Center
  • Kapiolani Medical Center
  • Kuakini Hospital


Buncke Clinic, San Francisco
Hand surgery and microsurgical reconstruction of the breast, upper extremity and lower extremity

Plastic Surgery Center of the Pacific, Honolulu
Fellow in cosmetic surgery, emphasis on cosmetic surgery of the Asian face and breast surgery

Clinica Ivo Pitanguy, Rio de Janeiro
Visiting fellowship in cosmetic surgery

McMaster University, Hamilton
Microsurgical head and neck reconstruction


McMaster University, Hamilton
Plastic surgery


University of British Columbia, Vancouver


McGill University, Montreal


McGill University, Montreal


  •   Gaspar W. Anastasi Award, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  •   Regional Medical Associates Research Scholar, McMaster University
  •   The Margaret Isabel McKellar Memorial Prize, University of British Columbia
  •   The Samuel Diamond Scholarship, University of British Columbia
  •   The Douglas and Jean Bailey Scholarship, University of British Columbia


Professional Affiliations

  •   International Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Candidate Member
  •   Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada in Plastic Surgery
  •   Honolulu Medical Association, Member
  •   Aloha Medical Mission, Active Surgeon Volunteer
  •   Interplast, Active Surgeon Volunteer