Dr. Rod J. Rohrich, Esteemed Dallas Plastic Surgeon

Recognized as one of the best plastic surgeons in America, Dr. Rod J. Rohrich has been practicing medicine for more than 30 years. His practice is based in Dallas, Texas as is his other passion, teaching Plastic Surgery. At the UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, he is both Professor and the Plastic Surgery Department’s chairman.

Dr. Rohrich has written and published eight textbooks, 600 per reviewed articles and co-authored 50 chapters in other textbooks. Dr. Rohrich is the editor and chief of the official Medical Journal for the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, “Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery”. He is the co-author of the patient’ guide to plastic surgery, “Navigate Your Beauty: Smart and Safe Plastic Surgery Solutions”.

Each year, Dr. Rohrich attends the Annual Global Dallas Cosmetic Surgery and Medicine Meeting. During this gathering, world class faculty come together to learn the latest new techniques in plastic surgery and attend the fresh cadaver lab to get hands on experience:

  • Lasers
  • IPL – Intense Pulse Light used to treat spider veins and brown spots in the face
  • Vaginal Rejuvenation
  • Noninvasive Fat Removal
  • Skin Tightening
  • Dermal Fillers
  • Advances in Skin Care
  • Ethical Social Marketing
  • Patient Safety

Dr. Rohrich will also attend the oldest and largest live symposium in the United States which is held this February, 2018. The first of the Baker Gordon Educational Symposium took place in 1967. Today, it is the largest live surgery symposium. This symposium is created for having trained thousands of plastic surgeons. In addition to educational lectures, attendees can watch and a live surgery being performed.

Dr. Rohrich was reared on a ranch in N. Dakota. At North Dakota State University of North Dakota, he completed his both undergraduate and postgraduate education with the most high honors. He obtained his medical degree from the College of Medicine at Baylor University. His residences included surgery, plastic and general at The University of Michigan Medical Center. He sought additional training in plastic surgery for pediatric patients at England’s Oxford University. At Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Dr. Rohrich completed a fellowship for hand and microvascular surgery. In 1986, he joined the Division of Plastic Surgery at UT Southwestern in Dallas.

Dr. Rohrich has served as the President of the largest organization of board certified plastic surgeons, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). He is a former member of the PSEF (Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation) and ASERF (the Aesthetic Society Education and Research Foundation). About Rohrich