Dr. Dugar is the only Board Certified Plastic Surgeon in the United States whose entire surgical practice is dedicated to Scarless Nose Surgery. He has dedicated his entire career to closed (endonasal) rhinoplasty surgery in order to achieve a higher level of mastery to offer to his patients. Known for his artistry with subtle nose jobs, patients travel from around the world to see Dr. Dugar for his discrete scarless nose technique. His research in the medical field has been published in internationally acclaimed peer-reviewed journals and he continues to lecture and teach at national medical conferences around the country. As a respected authority within the industry, Dr. Dugar is on the advisory board for medical device and technology companies to continue to advance medical technology available for patients today. Dr. Dugar is a trusted medical expert by ABC News, E! News and Huffington Post where he routinely serves as a medical advisor on the latest and greatest cosmetic procedures used by Hollywood celebrities. Dr. Dugar grew up in Beaumont, Texas where he learned small town values of trust and integrity at a young age from his parents and older siblings. He graduated Valedictorian of his high school class of 525 students, earned the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout (which less than 2% of Boy Scouts of America earn), and was awarded the prestigious National Merit Scholar award based on his academic achievements. This is all by the age of 17. Dr. Dugar was then competitively selected into the accelerated 7-year B.A./M.D. combined medical program at The George Washington University. During his time in D.C. Dr. Dugar traveled the globe learning from countless Plastic Surgery mentors who helped guide his career into what it has become today, including legends such as Dr. Raj Kanodia, Dr. Sherrel Aston, Dr. Norman Pastorek, Dr. Eugene Tardy, Dr. Bruce Feldman, and Dr. Jean Louis Sebagh. During medical school, Dr. Dugar was in the top 2% of his class for many subjects including Biochemistry, Immunology, and Physiology. Dr. Dugar was then accepted into a highly competitive top 10 surgical training program at The University of North Carolina where he completed his Head and Neck and Facial Plastic Surgery training. During his time at UNC, Dr. Dugar was awarded the "Best Plastic Surgery Intern of the Year" award by the Department of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Dugar's surgical skills and talent were also featured on UNC's series "Real Doctors, Real People" which was awarded four bronze Telly Awards in the categories of Best Video, Best Program, Best Videography, and Best Health and Fitness video. During this time, Dr. Dugar also spent time working at ABC NEWS in New York City directly with Dianne Sawyer and Richard Besser as a staff Medical Correspondent where he contributed to medical stories for Good Morning America, World News, and Live with Kelly and Michael. After graduating from his Facial Plastic Surgery training, having performed over 5,000 surgical cases, Dr. Dugar became Board Certified and was accepted as the final legacy fellow of Dr. Raj Kanodia's Advanced Closed Rhinoplasty Fellowship. Here, he learned the art behind the science of Scarless Noses directly from the master himself, Dr. Raj Kanodia, arguably the world's most famous and masterful Scarless Nose surgeon to ever practice. Dr. Dugar deeply believes in his choice for super-specialization in scarless noses to create an atmosphere of total mastery at the Scarless Nose Institute of Beverly Hills™. Dr. Dugar is married to his college sweetheart, Dr. Puja Roy, who performs all the Anesthesiology at the Scarless Nose Institute of Beverly Hills™. During their free time, Drs. Dugar and Roy enjoy spending time with family, the outdoors lifestyle of Los Angeles, fine dining, and socializing with friends.
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