Board-certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
Dr. Kalaria is a Southern California native and board-certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon (American Board of Plastic Surgery). She is well-known for her surgical skills, taking pride in her work, and having the highest standards when it comes to patient care. She is very detail-oriented and makes sure her results are nothing short of incredible.
She graduated Summa Cum Laude from UCLA with a BS in Applied Mathematics. She then graduated at the top of her medical school class at Penn State University followed by a rigorous 6 year integrated Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB). During her time in Houston, she performed over 3000 procedures. Additionally, she has donated her time to helping children with burns and clefts on surgical mission trips to Mexico and El Salvador. Dr. Kalaria has contributed to the field of Plastic Surgery through research, speaking at both national and international meetings, and publishing articles in peer-reviewed journals. She has served as the Director of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Assistant Professor, and Associate Program Director at UTMB and is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).
Dr. Kalaria has a passion for performing local anesthesia procedures (blepharoplasty, buccal fat removal, brow lift, scar revision, labiaplasty, Botox, and fillers) as well as breast augmentation, breast lift/reduction, tummy tuck, facelift/necklift, rhinoplasty, and mommy makeovers.
Dr. Kalaria listens to her patients to optimize her outcomes and patient satisfaction. Her female perspective and aesthetic eye give her a unique approach. Additionally, patients appreciate her straight-forward, no-nonsense style.