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Among our contributors are:

Ryan F. Stanton, M.D., FACS - Medical Director, Modern Institute of Plastic Surgery - Medical Advisor for Website Content, practicing surgeon.

Dr. Ryan Stanton is a fully credentialed board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon focusing in cosmetic surgery. During residency training, Stanton served as Chief Resident in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Stanton then completed a Fellowship in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in Miami, Florida before going into private practice.

Stanton is on the staff at Olympian Medical Center Hospital, Tustin Hospital, Beverly Hills Advanced Surgical Institute and is the Medical Director at the Modern Institute of Plastic Surgery and Anti-Aging. He has been featured in national and international media including Discovery Channel, CBS, Fox, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Aesthetic Surgery, LA Times and Wall Street Journal Newspapers.

Graduating from the University of Wisconsin (undergraduate) with a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, he went on to graduate in the top five percent of his class in Wisconsin's School of Medicine. Dr. Stanton was Chief Resident, University Hospital, Cincinnati, and performed an Aesthetic Fellowship, with Drs. Baker, Stuzin and Baker, in Miami, Florida. He is licensed, medically, in California and Ohio. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the American Medical Association, and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Nikolas V. Chugay, D.O. - Medical Director and Chief Surgeon, Cosmetic Surgery Medical Clinic - Medical Advisor for Website Content, practicing surgeon.

Dr. Chugay is a fully credentialed, board certified, facial/body cosmetic surgeon. After attending University of California, Berkley, Dr. Chugay gained his medical degree from Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, and was a resident of Osteopathic General Hospital, North Miami Beach, Florida. He is a specialist in Facial and General Plastic Surgery, and is a Board Certified Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine in California. He is licensed in medicine in California. Having performed a variety of implant procedures (butt implants, calf implants, pec implants, abdominal implants, hip implants, bicep implants, tricep implants and deltoid implants), Dr. Chugay has the honor of having prostheses named in his honor by implant manufacturing companies (AART, Inc), specifically in calf implants.

He is currently a member of the American Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology and Otorhinolaryngology, American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, American Board of Cosmetic Breast Surgery, American Association of Osteopathic Physicians, American Society of Liposuction, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of California. Dr. Chugay has authored many articles on implants, including recent articles in Biciptal Augmentation in Cosmetic Surgery Journal, 2006.