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Allan J. Parungao, MD


676 North Michigan Avenue Suite 3850
Chicago , IL
United States
Phone: (312) 642-5252
Fax: (312) 642-9603
Illinois US
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Allan Parungao, M.D. is a plastic surgeon board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He has specialized in cosmetic surgery, aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery, craniofacial surgery including repair of cleft lip and palate, head and neck reconstruction, oncologic (cancer) surgery, elective and traumatic hand surgery, burn surgery, microvascular surgery, laser surgery and reconstruction of the trunk and lower extremities prior to dedicating his practice to hair restoration surgery.


Dr. Parungao received his medical degree from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, where he served as chief resident during his plastic surgery residency. There, he also trained in general surgery. Dr. Parungao went on to receive his Master's degree in physiology from the Chicago Medical School and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington University in St. Louis, MO. The passion and dedication Dr. Parungao holds for education and learning extends to the patients he takes care of every day as well as to his career.


Dr. Parungao is a member of several prestigious professional societies, including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Academy of Facial, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the Chicago Society of Plastic Surgeons.  In addition, he is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, and a member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS).


He is a respected author and speaker, having authored a number of medical publications including a chapter entitled “A Woman's Guide to Cosmetic Breast Surgery and Body Contouring” as well as a chapter on plastic, reconstructive and hand surgery in the Boards Review Series: Surgery.  Dr. Parungao has done research on skin cancer and wound healing, and his work has been presented to the Illinois Chapter of the American College of Surgeons and the Midwest Association of Plastic Surgeons. He has also spoken on breast surgery nationally and internationally.

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1995 Southern Illinois University,

1994 Alpha Omega Alpha

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Professional Activities:

APRIL 2005 TO PRESENT -- American College of Surgeons

APRIL 2005 TO PRESENT -- Chicago Society of Plastic Surgeons

APRIL 2004 TO PRESENT -- American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery

APRIL 2004 TO PRESENT -- American Society of Plastic Surgeons

JULY 2002 TO PRESENT -- American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstruct

Publications & Presentations: 


OCTOBER 2006 - A Woman's Guide to Cosmetic Breast and Body Contouring Surgery

(Textbook written to provide useful information to patients seeking cosmetic breast and

body contouring surgery.)

Procedures Performed

Beards and Moustaches
Burned scalp reconstruction
Ethnic hair
Facelift hair revision
Female hair restoration surgery
Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE)
Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT)
Medical (non-surgical) management of hair loss for men
Medical (non-surgical) management of hair loss for women
Scar revision