Dr. Paul Chugay grew up in Orange County, California. He attended the University of California San Diego, where he completed his bachelor of science in Animal Physiology and Neuroscience. After graduating Dr. Chugay began his medical career in Guadalajara, Mexico. He then completed his medical education in New York City, while attending Ross University.
Following an internship in general surgery in Virginia, Paul traveled to Stamford, Connecticut to complete his general surgical training at Stamford Hospital, a Columbia Presbyterian Hospital. He then traveled to Tulsa, Oklahoma to complete his training in full body cosmetic surgery, performing over 1200 cases while in his fellowship program.
Dr. Paul Chugay is board certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery and is a diplomate of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery.
Dr. Paul’s interests include total body reconstruction following bariatric surgery, breast augmentation, and breast reconstruction. Along with his father, Dr. Nikolas Chugay, the two have published multiple papers on the topic of body implant augmentation and most recently published a textbook on the topic of body implants for the entire body entitled Body Sculpting with Silicone Implants.
September 1997 – May 2001
Undergraduate Education University of California San Diego San Diego, California Degree: B.S. Animal Physiology & Neuroscience
September 2001 — June 2003
Basic Sciences Education Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
June 2003 – May 2005
Clinical Sciences Education
Dominca, West Indies
July 2005 – June 2006
Preliminary Year General Surgery Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Roanoke, Virginia Chairman: Dr. Stephen ReMine Department of Surgery
July 2006 – July 2011
Categorical General Surgery Residency Resident, PGY-V Stamford Hospital, Stamford, Connecticut Chairman: Dr. Timothy Hall Department of Surgery
July 2011 – June 2012
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship Tulsa Surgical Arts, Tulsa, Oklahoma
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association