Dr. Paul Ruff IV, MD

Dr. Paul Ruff IV, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Paul Ruff IV, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School Of The Medical College Of Hampton Roads in 1993 and specializes in plastic surgery, plastic surgery-head & neck, and more.Read his story

2440 M St NW Ste 200

Washington, DC 20037

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Dr. Ruff IV's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Skin Laxity
Acne Scars
Aesthetic Hand Rejuvenation
Belotero® Injection
Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
Botox® for Severe Underarm Sweating when Antiperspirants Fail
Botox® Injection
Breast Augmentation
Breast Implant Malposition
Breast Lift Surgery
Breast Ptosis
Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reduction
Breast Surgical Procedure
Brow Lift
Buttock Lift
Calf Implant
Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
Chemical Peel
Chin Implant
Clear + Brilliant Laser Treatment
Collagen Injection
Cosmetic Botox® Injection
Cosmetic Conditions
Cosmetic Facial Surgery
Cosmetic Gynecology Procedures
Cosmetic Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy
Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
Cosmetic Xeomin® Injection
Dermal Filler
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Dysport Injection
Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
Endoscopic Brow Lift
Excessive Sweating
Excision of Lipoma
Excision of Skin Lesion
Eyelid Surgery
Facial Rejuvenation
Facial Skin Laxity
Fat Grafting to the Body
Fat Grafting to the Breast
Fat Grafting to the Buttock
Fat Grafting to the Face
Female Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery
Feminizing Genitoplasty
Fine Lines
Gummy Smile (Oversized Gingiva)
Gynecomastia Repair
Hylaform Injection
Intense Pulse Light
Jaw Implant Surgery
Jessner Peel Treatment
Jowl Skin Laxity
Juvéderm Ultra
Juvederm Ultra Plus 
Juvéderm Volbella
Juvéderm® Injection
Juvéderm® Ultra Plus XC Injection
Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
Keloid Scar
Kybella Treatment for Submental Fat
Laser Hair Removal
Laser Vein Removal
Lip Augmentation
Localized Fat Deposits
Male Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery
Mommy Makeover
Neck Lift
Neck Liposuction
Neck Skin Laxity
Nipple Reconstruction
Non-Surgical Facelift
Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
Radiesse® Injections
Restylane Defyne
Restylane Lyft
Restylane Refyne
Restylane® Injections
Sculptra™ Injection
Skin Aging
Skin Laxity
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
ThermiSmooth™ Non-Invasive Skin Smoothing Treatment
ThermiTight™ Subdermal Skin Tightening Treatment
ThermiVa™ Non-Invasive Vaginal Rejuvenation Treatment
Ultrapulse CO2 Laser
Upper Eyelid Skin Laxity
Vaginal Surgery
Vaser® Liposelection (Liposuction)
Wrinkle Reduction by Injection

About Me

Care Philosophy

Paitents come to my office with a variety of aesthetic issues, all related to some deeply personal concern. My staff and I take the necessary time to understand each individuals conerns, motivations and expectations. We offer a full range of surgi...


  • Plastic Surgery
  • Aesthetic Medicine
  • Breast Reconstruction Surgery
  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery


  • 2001
    University Of California At San Diego Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 1999
    Washington Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital
  • 1997
    Washington Hospital Center
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 1994
    Medstar Washington Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital
  • 1993
    Eastern Virginia Medical School Of The Medical College Of Hampton Roads
    Medical School
  • 1989
    Georgetown University
    Undergraduate School


  • French
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • English


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The best plastic surgeon in Washington, DC! Dr. Ruff had an exceptional bedside manner, explained my procedure to me in great detail and answered all of my questions. The office is very clean, chic and extremely friendly. Most importantly, I got amazing results after my surgery! 10/10 would...Read More
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Dr Ruff is professional, skilled and caring with superior followup. I have had two procedures and am very impressed with his skill set and personality as well as his staff.
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Lipo and fat transfer disaster. Dr. Ruff is not skilled at transferring fat. He ruined my abdomen. Run from the long term nightmare of liposuction and fat transference pain and daily discomfort.
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I have found it difficult to find practitioner's that LISTEN anymore. I had been to every major derm in the D.C. area trying to cure 20 years of adult acne. Just by listening, Dr. Ruff treated what no one else had ever suggested! Meanwhile, I've lost thousands on creams and procedures and had low...Read More
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I have had numerous procedures done by Dr. Ruff. Results are amazing. Cannot say enough good things about him and his O.R. staff. Not to mention he is a caring person and feel like he is extended family. Would not go to anyone else, especially for Botox after having superior results with him...Read More
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