Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery
Each of us has a personal image of beauty-a clear vision of our most attractive self. When diet and exercise alone are not enough to achieve this vision, many women and men are turning to the art and science of plastic surgery.
Dr. Allan Parungao is skilled in helping patients of all ages look more youthful and attractive. He will listen to your personal goals for plastic surgery or aesthetic services, carefully evaluate you and recommend the procedures that will help you best achieve the results you desire.
Dr. Parungao is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery-the only board authorized by the American Board of Medical Specialties to offer certification to plastic surgeons. Since 2001, he has served patients of all ages in his offices at convenient locations throughout Chicagoland.
Enhancing the beauty nature gave you
Dr. Parungao specializes in cosmetic plastic surgery of the face, breasts and body, as well as non-surgical facial enhancement treatments such as Botox, Restylane and Juvéderm. See our photo gallery for before-and-after examples.
Restoring a normal appearance after illness or injury
In addition to cosmetic plastic surgery, Dr. Parungao performs reconstructive plastic surgery to treat skin cancer and skin lesions. He also performs emergency plastic surgery to repair facial or body wounds or injuries. See our photo gallery for examples of Dr. Parungao's reconstructive surgery skills.
Rejuvenating the body through aesthetic services
Parungao Plastic Surgery also offers aesthetician services including the Lumenis One(tm) hair reduction system, chemical peels, IPL (intense pulsed light) photofacial system, microdermabrasion, spider vein treatment and age spot removal.
What to expect in your plastic surgery consultation
Frequently asked questions about Parungao Plastic Surgery
Q. What's the difference between cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery?
A. Cosmetic surgery is performed on normal body structures. (Example: a facelift.) The goal is to approve a person's appearance and self-esteem. Cosmetic surgery is not typically covered by insurance.
Reconstructive surgery is performed to correct abnormalities. (Example: Breast reconstruction following a mastectomy) The goal is to improve function or restore a normal appearance. In many cases, reconstructive surgery is covered by insurance.
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News releases related to “About Parungao Plastic Surgery in the Chicago area, Oak Brook, Naperville and Vernon Hills, IL”
January 22, 2008—Dr. Parungao initiated into the American College of Surgeons
Oak Park, Ill. plastic surgeon and author Allan Parungao, MD, has become a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the largest organization of surgeons in the world.
January 22, 2008—Patient Safety Begins with Asking the Right Questions
''Few patients realize that any licensed physician can call himself or herself a 'plastic' or 'cosmetic' surgeon - even if the doctor has no surgical training at all,'' says board-certified plastic surgeon and author Allan Parungao, MD, FACS. ''That's why it's so important to ask questions about a surgeon's training and board certification before having plastic surgery.''
Who is a good candidate for liposuction? How can body lift surgery help patients after gastric bypass surgery? Are silicone gel breast implants better than saline? On Feb. 20, board-certified plastic surgeon Allan Parungao, MD FACS, will answer these and many other questions at 7 p.m. at the Oak Park Library, 834 Lake Street, in Oak Park, Ill. Dr. Parungao is author of A Woman's Guide to Cosmetic Breast Surgery and Body Contouring.
Surgery center affiliations
Advanced Ambulatory Surgicenter, Chicago
Elmwood Park Same-Day Surgery, Elmwood Park, Illinois
Ritacca Laser Center, Vernon Hills, Illinois
Oak Brook Surgical Center
Center For Surgery, Naperville
Hinsdale Surgical Center
Water Tower Surgical Center on the Magnificent Mile in Chicago.
Rush Oak Park Hospital
LaGrange Memorial Hospital
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