Dr. Piergiorgio Allegra received his Medical Degree from the University of Florence in Italy. He then completed plastic surgery residency at the University of Padua. He relocated to the United States for a year of research at the University of California-San Francisco and received additional surgical training. Dr. Allegra then completed three residency programs. Starting with a surgery residency at the University of MO-Columbia, followed by a plastic surgery residency at the University of Rochester, and then Craniofacial Surgery at the International Craniofacial Institute in Dallas, TX.
Post residency Dr. Allegra has been in private practice since 1995. His interests have been fully focused on all aspects of Aesthetic Surgery. In 1999, Dr. Allegra was called back to Texas by Dr. Salyer to direct the Centre for Aesthetic Surgery at the International Craniofacial Institute. In 2001, he decided to bring the American approach to Italy and opened his own office in downtown Milan where he was practicing until joining Lexington Plastic Surgeons. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and is currently a voting member of the Italian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (AICPE).
Academically, Dr. Allegra has contributed to scientific surgical literature and has been a speaker at several congresses in the U.S.A and in Italy. In Padua, he is an Instructor in Aesthetic Surgery for the Master Courses in Aesthetic Surgery for Plastic Surgeons, organized by the Department of Plastic Surgery at the University of Padua. He teaches aesthetic surgery at the Residency School in Plastic Surgery at the University of L’ Aquila. He is also a Lecturer at the post-graduate school in Orthodontics at the University of Ferrara. Dr. Allegra is a highly respected physician who since 2001 has been called on to be a visiting surgeon at practices in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Outside of the operating room, Dr. Allegra has a passion for world travel and enjoys cooking, fine arts, and being in the company of his family in Florence.
American Board Certification in General Surgery (1983)
American Board Certification in Plastic Surgery (1997)
Italy I Missouri I California I New York I Texas I Illinois I Colorado I Georgia
Italian Medical Association
American Medical Association
American College of Surgeons
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Illinois State Medical Society
Chicago Medical Society
Italian Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
Italian Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
Plastic Surgery – University of Padua
General Surgery – University of Missouri
Plastic Surgery – University of Rochester
University of Florence
Florence, Italy I M.D.
General Surgery – University of San Francisco
Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery – International Craniofacial Institute