Plastic Surgery Faculty

Shana KalariaShana S. Kalaria, MD, MBAAssistant Professor
Director of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery




About Shana S Kalaria, MD, MBA

301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555-0724
832-505-1800 - clinic (appointments/inquiries/surgery)
409-772-2222 - clinic (appointments/inquiries/surgery)
800-917-8906 - clinic (appointments/inquiries/surgery) - toll free
409-772-1255 - academic office

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Medical School: Penn State University College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania

Residency Program: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas

MBA: West Texas A&M University College of Business, Canyon, Texas

Special Interests: Cosmetic surgery, aesthetic surgery, facelift, rhinoplasty, blepharoplasty, mommy makeover, breast lift, breast augmentation, breast reduction, abdominoplasty, labiaplasty, liposuction 
1. Kalaria SS, Boson A, Griffin L. Liposuction Treatment of a Sub-Acute Morel-Lavallee Lesion: A Case Report. Wounds. 32(3):E23-26, 2020 

2. Kalaria SS, Boonipat T, Smith JM, Cole EL. Antibiotic Prophylaxis: Current Recommendations in Plastic Surgery. Eur J Plast Surg. 42(5):481-8, 2019

3. Kalaria SS, Henderson J, Moliver CL. Iatrogenic Symmastia: Causes and Suggested Repair Technique. Aesthet Surg J. 39(8):863-72, 2018 

4. Kalaria SS, Phillips LG. Commentary on Intraoperative Analgesic Consumption and Hospital Discharge Criteria in Select Reduction Mammaplasty Patients: A Closer Look. Ann Plast Surg. 81(3):380, 2018

5. Kalaria SS, Boukovalas S, Padilla PL, Tran JP, Li RT, Phillips LG. Liposomal Bupivacaine May Benefit Select Reduction Mammaplasty Patients. Ann Plast Surg. 80(3):223-7, 2018

6. Kalaria SS, Elliott K, Combs N, Phillips LG. Raoultella planticola: A Rare Cause of Wound Infection. Wounds. 29(11):E103-5, 2017

7. Kalaria S, Craig T. Treatment of hereditary angioedema in the pediatric patient. Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonology. 27(4):171-5, 2014. 

8. Kalaria S, Craig T. Assessment of hereditary angioedema treatment risks.  Allergy & Asthma Proceedings. 34(6):519-22, 2013.   

9. Widgerow AD, Kalaria S. Pain and the healing wound: controlling pain is more than just a compassionate need. Wound Healing Southern Africa. 6(1):8-11, 2013. 

10. Setabutr D, Sohrabi S, Kalaria S, Gordon K, Fedok FG. The relationship of external and internal sidewall dimensions in the adult caucasian nose. Laryngoscope. 123(4): 875-8, 2013.

11. Widgerow AD, Kalaria S. Pain mediators and wound healing- establishing the connection. Burns. 38(7):951-9, 2012.