Christine Carman Stiles, M.D.

Christine Carman Stiles, M.D.

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Pediatric Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery

Biography

Christine Stiles, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Plastic Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in plastic surgery for adults and children. 

Dr. Stiles earned her medical degree with high honors at the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. She completed a residency in pediatric medicine at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, followed by an integrated residency in plastic surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. She began her career with the International Craniofacial Institute and Genecov Salyer Group in Dallas in 2001. In 2005 she established The Center for Breast & Body Contouring and Plastics for Kids in Frisco, Texas. After 18 years in private practice, she joined the UT Southwestern Department of Plastic Surgery faculty in 2020.

Dr. Stiles served as the Young Physicians representative for The American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons to the American Medical Association, and the Texas Medical Association Foundation. She was also the Young Physician Editor of Plastic Surgery News.  

She is a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Texas Medical Association, and the Dallas Society of Plastic Surgeons, for which she currently serves as Secretary. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Stiles is committed to improving the appearance and enhancing the self-esteem of her adult and pediatric patients and is skilled at using nonsurgical treatments, minimally invasive procedures, and surgery, as needed. In 2016, she published the book My Funny Ears, a guidebook for children and their parents who are considering having an otoplasty. Dr. Stiles has been interviewed on several radio talk shows and has been a guest on The Jeff Crilley Show.

Personal Note

Dr. Stiles lives in Dallas and enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, yoga, running, and time outdoors.

Meet Dr. Stiles

Dr. Christine Stiles’ passion for a career in medicine was sparked by her love of caring for children. During her training in pediatric medicine, she helped care for babies on the cleft lip and palate and craniofacial service. After seeing the dramatic change that a cleft lip repair brings to a child’s life, she knew that she wanted to pursue a career in plastic surgery. After completing her pediatric residency, she began a residency in general surgery and plastic surgery.

Upon graduation, the combination of her training in pediatrics and plastic surgery is what led her to Dallas, to join the International Craniofacial Institute. With the establishment of The Center for Breast & Body Contouring and Plastiks for Kids in 2005, she was able to provide women and children excellence in plastic surgery care in a comforting environment. Writing My Funny Ears: A Guide to Otoplasty for Girls and Boys brought together her unique background to help both the child and their parents understand ear surgery and look forward to having this done.

Joining the UT Southwestern Department of Plastic Surgery offers Dr. Stiles the ability to bring both her expertise and the resources of a world-class institution to her patients.

During her years in practice, she has enjoyed helping mothers restore their pre-pregnancy bodies with the Mommy Makeover. The physical changes of pregnancy and the demands of motherhood often leave women unhappy with their appearance and frustrated with their ability to improve their bodies on their own. The combination of a breast procedure and an abdominal procedure, the Mommy Makeover rejuvenates a woman's post-baby body and restores her self-esteem.

Many minimally invasive procedures help patients improve their appearance and feel better about themselves. Dr. Stiles truly enjoys helping her patients achieve youthful, natural-looking results. Patients want to look like themselves, just better. “Returning to the self you remember is what we are able to accomplish through plastic surgery,” says Dr. Stiles. “It is wonderful to watch a patient’s self confidence soar post-operatively!”

Through plastic surgery, lives are truly changed. Whether helping a child with a congenital deformity or an adult who is impaired by his or her appearance, plastic surgeons are able to help their patients lead happier, fuller lives. As Dr. Stiles says, “We enhance and reveal the patient’s natural beauty. It is a privilege to help someone along the journey of such a powerful change in their life!”

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Education & Training
  • Residency - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (1995-2001), Plastic Surgery
  • Medical School - University at Buffalo School of Medicine (1988-1992)
  • Residency - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (1992-1995), Pediatric Medicine
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Society for Aesthetic Surgery (2008)
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons (2006)
  • Texas Medical Association Foundation (2005), Young Physician Member of the Board (2005-2009)
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery (2004)
  • American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons (ASMS) (2002)
  • Susan G. Komen Foundation (2001), Board Member (2002-2003)
  • American Board of Pediatric Medicine (1995-2002)
  • American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (1995)
  • Dallas County Medical Society / Texas Medical Association
  • National Board of Medical Examiners (1993), Diplomate
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (1992)
Honors & Awards
  • D Magazine Best Doctor 2020
  • D Magazine Best Pediatric Specialist 2020
  • Pennsylvania Orthopedic Society 2000, Resident and Fellow Competition: First Prize
Books & Publications
  • Books
    • Cleft Lip and Palate in The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult
      M. William Schwartz, M.D. (ed) (2005, 2008), USA, LWW Wolters Kluwer

Clinical Focus

  • Pediatric Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery of the Face, Breast, and Body
  • Breast Surgery
  • Facial Plastic Surgery

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Q&A by Dr. Stiles

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