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Dr. Shana Kalaria

Dr. Shana Kalaria serves as director of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Her areas of clinical interest include rhinoplasty, face lift, blepharoplasty, breast lift, breast augmentation, tummy tuck, and labiaplasty.

Dr. Shana Kalaria

Dr. Shana Kalaria was born and raised in Orange County, California where she graduated from high school as Valedictorian. She then attended UCLA majoring in Applied Mathematics and graduating as Summa Cum Laude. She left California for medical school at Penn State University where she graduated with Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) honors at the top of her class. She then moved to the south for residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston where she gained experience, especially in aesthetic surgery. She concurrently completed an MBA at West Texas A&M University to gain an understanding of business. During her residency, she operated alongside the top plastic surgeons in Houston and performed over 3000 procedures.

Dr. Kalaria participates in many research projects, has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals, and enjoys working with and teaching residents. She is a candidate member of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, The Aesthetic Society, and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.


Doctor - Education

  • Kalaria, Shana


    Plastic Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, 2020

    Medical/Professional School:

    MD, Pennsylvania State University/Milton Hershey Medical Center - Hershey, PA, 2014

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Why Choose UTMB?


The UTMB Health team at Plastic Surgery & Aesthetics is here to help you fulfill your dreams. Our board-certified/board-eligible surgeons have extensive training and experience in each of their respective specialties. Our dermatologists are leaders in their field, employing the newest and best techniques and tools. Together, the team can address any concerns you may have with your appearance and work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan based upon your unique physical features, skin, age, and personal goals.

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