Dr Paul Chugay

Since he was a small boy, Dr. Paul and his father had discussed on multiple occasions working side by side in the field of aesthetic surgery.  That has now become a reality and now Dr. Paul Chugay continues the long-standing tradition of excellence in full body cosmetic surgery alongside Dr. Nikolas Chugay.

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

Ross University

Dominca, West Indies

May 2005

Medical Doctorate

Ross University


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