Dr. Christopher Godek is a board-certified, highly-skilled plastic surgeon in Toms River, New Jersey. Dr. Godek is known as a top surgeon with proven results. He uses the latest surgical techniques in performing a variety of procedures, including breast augmentation, breast lifts, rhinoplasty, facelifts, tummy tucks, and liposuction. Dr. Godek is also experienced with a number of non-surgical rejuvenation treatments such as BOTOX® Cosmetic, Juvéderm®, Radiesse®, Belotero®, and Sculptra® Aesthetic. In addition to cosmetic surgery and non-invasive aesthetic enhancement, Dr. Godek also offers his own exclusive medical-grade line of skin care products. He believes personalized care with a focus on natural-looking results, combined with healthy lifestyle habits and a regular skin care routine, can offer patients the best way to achieve a youthful appearance for years to come.
Dr. Godek takes pride in the fact that he always puts his patients first, spending quality time with each one of them to determine how he can best meet their cosmetic goals and provide high-quality care, the safest possible treatment, and successful results. Patients are treated like family at Dr. Godek’s office as all members of his team provide compassionate support and care. He thoroughly educates all of his patients on their options to attain their desired look. His extensive training and years of experience make him one of the premier plastic surgeons in New Jersey.
After medical school at Boston University, Dr. Godek completed residencies at the University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He has also completed a research fellowship at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Godek has recently been recognized as “Best Plastic Surgeon in Ocean County” and as a “2013 Top Doctor” by Castle Connolly. He lectures nationally and is an accomplished researcher who has published several academic articles on the latest cosmetic surgery techniques and technologies. His work has been recognized in a variety of television, radio, and print media, including NPR, Allure magazine, and NBC. Dr. Godek has served in every position at New Jersey’s Society of Plastic Surgeons, including President of the organization. He is also an Officer in the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons.
Cosmetic Surgery, Facial, Breast and Body Enhancements
Dr. Godek believes open, honest communication is the best way to reach his patients’ aesthetic goals. From the first consultation, he aims to educate his patients and discuss all options to achieve their desired appearance. Consultations are comprehensive, allowing plenty of time for Dr. Godek to answer all questions and address any concerns. After determining the best treatment method for each patient’s unique lifestyle, goals, and expectations, Dr. Godek will create an individualized plan. A specialized computer imaging system can also be used for certain treatment options that allows patients to see the potential results and help them in the decision-making process.
Dr. Godek is committed to performing surgeries in a safe and comfortable environment, one in which he and his team would be happy to treat their own families. All facilities where Dr. Godek performs surgeries are fully accredited. The Toms River Surgery Center, accredited by the Joint Commission for Ambulatory Surgical Centers and certified by Medicare, has five operating rooms. Dr. Godek performs 90% of his procedures at the Toms River facility. If a surgery requires an overnight stay, Dr. Godek performs the surgery at a local hospital, including Shrewsbury Surgery Center, Freehold Surgery Center, Ocean Medical Center, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Community Medical Center, and Monmouth Medical Center.
- Syracuse University, B.S. in Bioengineering, 1984-1988
- Boston University, School of Medicine, M.D. 1989-1994
- Harvard Medical School, Department of Cellular and Molecular Physiology Research Fellow, 1991-1992
- University of Pennsylvania, Residency in General and Plastic Surgery, 1994-2000
- The Childrenâ€™s Hospital of Philadelphia, Residency in General and Plastic Surgery, 1994-2000
- American College of Surgeons
- American Medical Association
- American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
- American Society of Plastic Surgeons
- Medical Society of New Jersey
- National Board of Medical Examiners
- New Jersey Society of Plastic Surgeons (President)
- New Jersey State Medical Society
- Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons
- Toms River Surgery Center
- Shrewsbury Surgery Center
- Freehold Surgery Center
- Ocean Medical Center
- Jersey Shore University Medical Center
- Community Medical Center
- Monmouth Medical Center