Dr Vernon Ching is the founder and director of Precision Aesthetics. He is a specialist plastic and cosmetic surgeon, based at the Waterfall City Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa. Dr Ching graduated in 1988 with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree from the University of the Witwatersrand (WITS) and completed his internship at Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto the following year. In 1990 he completed a Senior House Officer training post at the Johannesburg General Hospital, which included ICU, Paediatric Surgery, Urology and Trauma. In 1991, at the Helen Joseph Hospital, he commenced with a General Surgery Registrar post as a prerequisite to entering the Plastic Surgery Rotation at WITS in 1992.
After completing his Plastic Surgery Rotation in 1995, Dr Ching passed the Fellowship Exams of the College of Medicine of South Africa and was registered as a Specialist Plastic Surgeon with the HPCSA (Health Professions Council of South Africa). He was soon appointed Head of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at Baragwaneth Hospital in 1996 and subsequently became Head of Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at WITS from 1997 until 1998.
In 1999, Dr Ching opted to leave WITS to commence with Private Practice. He has sought to stay abreast of surgical and technological innovations, in line with his philosophy of providing patients with holistic aesthetic and wellness solutions. Dr Ching has incorporated a host of in-office, non-invasive cutting-edge facial and body treatments to complement and enhance surgical results by incorporating the newest technologies and techniques.
At Precision Aesthetics, Dr Ching focuses on providing comprehensive solutions to skin problems, body contouring and facial rejuvenation. Using the innovative ZO skin health system, combined with in-house signature treatment protocols, the team at Precision Aesthetics offers treatments for pigmentation, acne, scarring and facial ageing. Precision Aesthetics is unique in that it offers plastic surgery as well as non-surgical and combined treatment options.