Professor and Interim Chair
Rod J. Rohrich, M.D., Distinguished Professorship in Wound Healing and Plastic Surgery
Chief of Plastic Surgery, UT Southwestern University Hospitals
Clinical Interests: Body contouring/traditional and ultrasound-assisted liposuction; abdominoplasty; body contouring after massive weight loss; laser skin rejuvenation; facial cosmetic surgery; cosmetic breast surgery.
Research Interests: Body contouring and lasers, safety and outcomes in plastic surgery
Clinical Interests: Facial cosmetic surgery; rhinoplasty/nasal reconstruction; body contouring; traditional and ultrasound liposuction; cosmetic breast surgery; breast reshaping and breast reconstruction; abdominoplasty.
Research Interests: Clinical translational research in the area of wound healing; aging; and anatomic studies on facial aging and rhinoplasty. Outcomes evidence based clinical research to improve the care of our patients and enhance their safety through improved techniques and technology.
Director, Facial Reconstruction Division
Clinical Interests: Facial reconstruction; microsurgical breast reconstruction; lower extremity reconstruction.
Research Interest: Use of biomaterials in facial and abdominal wall reconstruction; outcomes analysis of facial reconstruction.
Clinical Interests: Complex facial reconstruction; facial paralysis; peripheral nerve surgery; breast reconstruction; facial plastic surgery; face-lift; rhinoplasty; body contouring.
Research Interests: Facial reconstruction; peripheral nerve surgery and facial reanimation; facial cosmetic surgery.
Chief of Plastic Surgery, Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Co-Director, Abdominal Wall Clinic
Clinical Interests: Body contouring; breast augmentation; facial rejuvenation; nasal surgery; reconstructive surgery of the breast; pediatric reconstruction; abdominal wall repair.
Research Interests: Anatomic and clinical analysis in rhinoplasty; anatomy of facial aging; body contouring; outcomes in pediatric reconstruction.
Clinical Interests: Long gap nerve defects; sensory motor segregation; accelerated axonal regeneration; repair site scar formation.
Research Interests: Peripheral nerve and brachial plexus surgery; reconstructive microsurgery; migraine surgery; cosmetic and breast surgery.
Clinical Interests: Primary and secondary rhinoplasty; cleft lip, nose, and palate surgery; breast surgery and reconstruction.
Research Interests: Facial transplantation; facial and nasal anatomy; breast anatomy and flap refinement
Co-Director, Plastic Surgery Research Division
Clinical and Research Interests: Diabetic lower extremity complications; wounds; neuropathy; osteomyelitis.
Director of Reconstructive Transplantation
Clinical Interests: Vascularized composite allotransplantation; breast surgery and reconstruction; keloids and hypertrophic scars; abdominal wall reconstruction; body contouring; reconstructive microsurgery; wound healing.
Research Interests: Transplant immunology; inflammation and wound healing; keloids and hypertrophic scars.
Chief, Pediatric/Craniofacial Surgery-Children’s Medical Center/UT Southwestern
Clinical Interest: General pediatric plastic and craniofacial surgery.
Research Interest: Quantitative and functional imaging of cleft and craniofacial conditions.
Clinical Interests: Hand and upper extremity trauma; upper extremity nerve compression syndromes; migraine surgery and management of head and neck pain syndromes; facial cosmetic surgery, rhinoplasty.
Research Interests: Migraine surgery and management of peripheral nerve pain syndromes; composite tissue allotransplantation; management upper extremity trauma; effects of environmental factors on facial aesthetics; aging and alopecia (study of monozygotic twins).
Director, Hand Surgery Division
Clinical Interests: Adult and pediatric congenital hand and wrist surgery.
Research Interests: Contralateral C7 nerve transfer for shoulder function; correction of swan-neck deformity after pyrocarbon arthroplasty of the PIP joint; salvage arthrodesis following pyrocarbon arthroplasty of PIP or MCP joints; demographic and regional trends in replantation surgery; glomus tumor association with neurofibromatosis; lunate morphology and wrist kinematics; flexor tendon lacerations; distal radius fractures in elderly.
Clinical Interests: Craniosynostosis; cranial vault reconstruction; orbital reconstruction; distraction osteogenesis procedures of the jaws and cranial vault; cleft lip and palate surgery; orthognathic surgery; ear reconstruction; otoplasty; rhinoplasty; vascular anomalies.
Research Interests: Outcome studies in cranial vault reconstruction; new modalities for cranial vault expansion; expanded applications of distraction techniques; computer assisted design and modeling for surgical planning.
Translational Research Interests: Applications for adult mesenchymal stem cells in tissue engineering applications and cell-based therapies.
Clinical Interests: Hand surgery, brachial plexus, upper and lower extremity reconstruction, facial reanimation, microsurgery.
Research Interests: Brachial plexus injury, treatment, and outcome; anatomical studies of flaps; anatomical studies of the upper extremity; clinical outcomes of various hand surgery procedures
Clinical Interests: Craniosynostosis, distraction osteogenesis, cleft lip and palate, orthognathic surgery, otoplasty, and rhinoplasty.
Research Interests: Clinical outcomes of robotic surgery imaging in craniofacial anomalies.
Clinical Interests: Hand surgery, extremity reconstruction, breast reconstruction, and cosmetic surgery
Research Interests: Outcomes in hand and plastic surgery, reconstructive microsurgery and perforator flaps, transplantation.