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Address: 36, Rue de Penthièvre 75008 PARIS-FRANCE

Phone: (00 33) 142 89 62 02

Fax: (0033) 142 56 06 50

E-mail: cbg(at)


Dr Catherine Bergeret Galley is a board certified plastic surgeon and belongs to the main societies , of plastic surgery : SOFCPRE, SOCFCEP, ASAPS and ISAPS. She trained in Paris and the United States but accomplished her residency in France during 6 years with  2 years of experience in   maxillofacial surgery focusing on facial development of abnormalities, and  reconstruction after cancer,  and did 2 years of specific  training in reconstructive and aesthetic surgery. Dr Bergeret Galley was chief resident and assistant at the University of Paris V for 3 years. She is reviewer for the  Aesthetic Plastic Surgery journal and Aesthetic Surgery Journal. She writes articles on fillers ,fat transfers, and body contouring surgery. In private practice  she still does reconstruction but focuses more on aesthetic facial rejuvenation, surgical and non-surgical, aesthetic breast surgery and body contouring after obesity, genital surgery, fat transfer and stem cell stimulation. She is an expert in the chemical bio-compatibility of fillers and teaches a reasonable approach on new  fillers. At present s he is vice president of the Illouz  foundation.

Specialist in Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Member of :


ASAPS ( American Society of Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery)
ISAPS ( International Society of aesthetic and Plastic Surgery)
SOFCPRE ( French Society of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery)
SOFCEP ( French Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery)


  • French Board Certified in aesthetic and plastic surgery -1994
  • Board Certified also in digestive and general surgery-1991
  • Teaching diploma in maxillofacial and microsurgery-1991
  • Assistant at the university Paris V- René Descartes during 3 years,
    and chief resident
  • Resident in General and Plastic Surgery for 6 years ,
    Currently in private practice in Paris :
    Clinique du Trocadéro
    Clinique Champs Elysées
    Clinique Les PRINCES
    Consultant for plastic and reconstructive surgery in orthopedic and traumatic center of Pr Alain Patel at Garches hospital  from 1994 to 2000


  • Scientific French baccalaureate, (graduation), 1978
  • Medical Doctor in 1984,-
  • Medical studies in Paris university Xavier BICHAT( Paris VIII)
  • Medical residency in surgery started in November 1984,
    FMGEMS certified and six months of medical experience in UCLA, Los Angeles in general and head and neck plastic surgery (1985),
  • French surgical residency during six years:
    Two years of training in maxillofacial surgery (facial development and abnormalities, traumatic or balistic injury, cancer excision and reconstruction, …)
    Two years of training in general and digestive surgery,
    one year in surgery orthopedic, 6 months in urology and in gynecology
    Two years of specific training in plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery, with experience in breast reconstruction and post traumatic orthopediy.


My current practice in reconstructive surgery is concentrated on five major field of activity:

  • Breast reconstruction following cancer,
  • Facial repair,
  • Restoring body members or other lost substance following a major trauma, bedsore or carcinologic surgical excision,
  • Dermatological surgery with treatment of all skin or subskin tumors
  • Secondary treatments of congenital abnormalities

My current activity in aesthetic surgery is as follow :

  • Facial rejuvenation :  face liftings, peelings, lasers, eyelid surgery, Correction of  ears and nose, botox and fillers
  • Body contouring with liposuction and fat reinjections
  • Obesity Aesthetic surgery, lipectomies, and bodyliftings
  • Buttocks enhancement
  • Breast aesthetic surgery
  • Hair restoration: micrografts, flaps, tonsure reduction
  • Skin quality improvement : scars, stretch marks and acne.

 Languages knowledge

English bilingual
German fluent
Italian fluent


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