Harvey “Chip” Cole, III, MD, FACS

Quadruple Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Harvey “Chip” Cole, III is not just a plastic 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 as a plastic surgeon and reconstructive surgeon is seen through his vast experiences within the fields of rejuvenation and reconstructive surgery. Known as “The Eye Guy,” Dr. Cole is an instructor for both laser resurfacing and Botox wrinkle removal, sharing his knowledge through national and international teaching lectures. In over 30 years in business, Dr. Cole has performed over 30,000 surgeries for patients ranging from infants to the elderly. His surgical expertise and artistry continues to be nationally recognized.


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


  • Medical School
 – Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, B.S., Biology, 1981-1986
  • Internship
 – Ochsner Clinic, New Orleans, Louisiana Internal Medicine Program July 1986 – June 1987
  • Residency
 – Tulane University Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana
 Ophthalmology Residency Program July 1987 – june 1990
  • Fellowship – 
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee
ophthalmic Plastic and Orbital Surgery, July 1990 – June 1992


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