Harvey "Chip" Cole, III, MD, FACS
Quadruple Board Certified 


Dr. Harvey “Chip” Cole, III is not just a surgeon, he is a nationally and internationally recognized, quadruple board certified surgeon, specializing in Oculoplastic and Cosmetic surgery of the eyes and face – both reconstructive and rejuvenative. Dr. Cole’s dedication to standards of excellence in his profession is seen through his vast experiences within the fields of rejuvenation and reconstructive surgery. Known as “The Botox Expert”, Dr. Cole is an instructor for both laser resurfacing and Botox wrinkle removal, sharing his knowledge through national and international teaching lectures. In over 25 years in buisness, Dr. Cole has performed over 25,000 surgeries for patients ranging from infants to the elderly. His surgical expertise and artistry continues to be nationally recognized.


Board Certification

  • American Board of Ophthalmology
  • American Board of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • American Board of Cosmetic Surgery
  • American Board of Laser Surgery


•    Harper’s Bazaar Magazine – Named one of country’s Top 10 cosmetic eye surgeons

•    Town and Country Magazine's Directory – named as one of Top Cosmetic Surgeons

•    American Academy of Ophthalmology – Achievement Award – Golden Scalpel Award (for Surgical Excellence)

•    Ochsner Clinic – Intern of the Year

•    James H. Allen Award for Excellence in Ophthalmology

•    Marvin H. Quickert Award for Most Outstanding Thesis

•    American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

•    Southern Medical Association – Most Outstanding Research Award, C.S. O’Brien Professorship

•    American Medical Association – Physician Recognition Award

•    Outstanding Young Men of America Award


Medical School

Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, B.S., Biology, 1981-1986


Ochsner Clinic, New Orleans, Louisiana

Internal Medicine Program July 1986 – June 1987


Tulane University Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana

Ophthalmology Residency Program July 1987 – June 1990


Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee

Ophthalmic Plastic and Orbital Surgery, July 1990 – June 1992