Dr. Burke E. Chegar is a specialist in facial plastic surgery. A Carmel native, Dr. Chegar graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Wabash College and went on to receive his medical degree from Indiana University. Following graduation from medical school, Dr. Chegar’s surgical training took him to New York where he did a general surgery internship and a residency in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. Upon completion of his surgical training in New York, Dr. Chegar moved to Georgia to complete a sub-specialty fellowship in facial plastic surgery through Emory University School of Medicine.
Dr. Chegar’s accomplishments include more than a dozen presentations at local and national meetings of surgeons, the publication of many articles in professional journals, and the receipt of competitive awards for surgical excellence. Dr. Chegar obtained the third highest score nationally on the American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery examination. Dr. Chegar was also honored by the American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery with the John Orlando Roe Award for the best clinical research paper by a facial plastic surgery fellow.
Dr. Chegar is double board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology. Dr. Chegar is also an active member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery, American Academy of Otolaryngology, American Rhinologic Society, American Medical Association, and the Indiana State Medical Association.
Dr. Chegar’s practice encompasses all aspects of cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery involving the head, neck, and face. He specializes in facial rejuvenation (facelift, browlift, necklift, eyelid surgery, skin resurfacing and facial injections) with a focus on the latest techniques in minimally invasive cosmetic surgery and low down-time procedures. Dr. Chegar also has extensive experience and interest with advanced facial reconstruction after trauma and skin cancer treatment.
Dr. Chegar is committed to providing the highest level of care to all of his patients through the cornerstones of careful listening, open communication, technical expertise, and attention to detail. Schedule your personal consultation with Dr. Chegar to see how you can make your face look its very best!