Learn more about Dr. Gargya
Dr. Gargya grew up in Dublin, Ireland and completed his undergraduate education in Genetics and Cell Biology at Dublin City University, where he graduated magna cum laude. Whilst there, he also represented Ireland in university cricket and was invited to the Aras an Uachtaráin to speak with the President of Ireland. He received his medical degree from the University of Limerick in Ireland and a student internship at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
Dr. Gargya's achievements, personality and surgical talent have resulted in a truly stellar career thus far. He was recruited for his surgical internship at the world-famous Mayo Clinic (Phoenix, AZ campus), consistently ranked as one of the best hospitals in the world. His General Surgery residency was at the University of Connecticut, where he was chief resident in 2018/19. Dr. Gargya then pursued his specialization training in his beloved field of Plastic Surgery at St Joseph Health in New Jersey, a program that only offers one training spot per year, where he was the Chief Resident and Chief Fellow in Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Gargya has over 10 years of surgical experience, has training in the most cutting edge and advanced Plastic Surgery techniques and has performed thousands of surgeries. He considers Plastic Surgery an art form, and for him it is about creating artistic masterpieces for his patients. This matched with his obsession for excellence and patient safety results in a truly world class combination.
Dr. Gargya has won numerous awards throughout his career. One of the most significant was his nomination by patients, peers, hospital staff and medical students to be inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society, in recognition of his exemplary service, integrity, clinical excellence and compassion. He has publications in elite journals such as Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Annals of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Gargya is also on the review board for multiple Plastic Surgery journals. He has presented at numerous national and international meetings. He has presented at the esteemed Grand Rounds at the Mayo Clinic and University of Connecticut. His paradigm shifting research on sebaceous cysts was selected to be presented at the Mayo Clinic in 2015. He has also been invited to speak at multiple international events and serves on multiple advisory boards.
An important part of developing this mastery of Plastic Surgery is the ability to give back. He recently went on a mission trip to Africa to perform close to 30 surgeries on babies born with facial disfigurement (Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate). Apart from Plastic Surgery, Vipul's other passion is music. He is a musician and DJ with several releases charting number 1 on the main chart for electronic music, Beatport. He also loves exercising, sports, traveling, sunny weather and spending time with his friends and family. He is excited to move to Tampa and officially become a diehard Bucs, Lightning and Rays fan!