Double board-certified Plastic Surgeon, Paul G. Ruff IV, MD earned his Medical Degree from the Eastern Virginia Medical School. Following his graduation from EVMS, Dr. Ruff performed his general surgery residency and surgical critical care residency and was the chief administrative resident at Washington Hospital Center, spending 6 years there. After his time at WHC, he completed his plastic surgery residency at the University of California, San Diego Medical Center (UCSD).
Dr. Ruff has been in private practice for 20 years and owns the largest plastic surgery practice in the DC area, West End Plastic Surgery.
Energy and the application of energy for rejuvenation is a particular and ever evolving interest in his life.
He trains and lectures nationally and internationally on renuvion technology and has written numerous book chapters. He is also involved in ongoing basic science and clinical research with energy-based devices.
Dr. Ruff is affiliated with ASPS, ASAPS, ACS, and ASLMS.
Dr. Ruff is consistently chosen by his peers as a Washingtonian Top Doctor for his innovative, forward thinking and caring approach.