Dr. Paul Drago

Medical Doctor

Dr. Paul Drago is a highly skilled and experienced healthcare professional with a passion for otolaryngology and cosmetic procedures. With over 30 years of experience in the field, he has dedicated his career to providing his patients with the highest level of care and attention.


Throughout his education and training, Paul has gained a deep understanding of the human body and the latest advancements in otolaryngology and cosmetic procedures. He stays up-to-date with the latest research and techniques in order to provide his patients with the most current and effective treatments.


Paul is committed to providing his patients with personalized care that is tailored to their specific needs and goals. He takes the time to listen to his patients, understands their concerns, and provides them with clear, honest advice.

Dr. Paul Drago is an experienced and highly educated medical director, ATLS instructor, surgeon, and physician from Charleston, South Carolina. He graduated from The Ohio State University College of Medicine with a Doctor of Medicine degree in 1990 and has been practicing ever since.

Dr. Drago has served as a Medical Director for Wellpath since 2022 and as an ATLS Instructor since the same year. Prior to this, he was involved in independent research, analysis, and case review from 2016-2021. From 2015-2016, he worked as a ENT Surgeon at Easley Head & Neck Surgery SC and served as Medical Director for Barnwell Southern Palmetto Hospital from 2013-2015.

Dr. Drago worked as an Urgent Care Physician at multiple facilities and locations from 2011-2016, a Physician (Otolaryngology consultant) for SCDC, and the Owner of Genesis ENT & Plastic Surgery, PLLC. He has also had surgical experience as a Fellow for LSU Shreveport, a Resident at University Hospital of Cleveland ENT, and Visiting Resident Otology & Reconstructive Surgery at Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Professional Credentials

education background

  • M.D. from The Ohio State University School of Medicine
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital – Brady Institute Cancer research
  • University of Maryland College Park BS  Zoology, Chemistry

  • Institute of Emergency Medicine:  New York, New York.  Emergency Medical Technician, II-A

Professional Experience

  • Medical Director  Wellpath, Charleston, SC

  • ATLS Instructor

  • Independent Research, Analysis & Case review

  • EASLEY  Head & Neck Surgery SC, ENT Surgeon

  • Barnwell Southern Palmetto Hospital Medical Director

  • Urgent care Physician  ( Multiple Facilities & Locations)

  • Physician (Otolaryngology consultant) SCDC

  • Owner : Genesis ENT & Plastic Surgery, PLLC

  • Surgeon & Co-Owner Central Carolina ENT                                                  

Surgical Experience

  • FELLOW LSU Shreveport Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

  • RESIDENT University Hospital of Cleveland ENT



Connect with Dr. Paul Drago

Want to learn more about Dr. Paul Drago and his professional qualifications? Have a question about a specific ENT-related procedure or treatment? Fill out the contact form on our website, and Dr. Drago or a member of his team will get back to you as soon as possible.  Thank you for choosing Dr. Paul Drago for your ENT needs. Contact us today to experience the best in Otolaryngology and Cosmetic procedures.


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