Dr. Leach is Associate Professor of Otolaryngology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Leach graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Trinity University. He completed his medical studies as Alpha Omega Alpha from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He received his specialty training in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas. He is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and by the American Board of Facial Plastic Surgery. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery. Dr. Leach is the author of many articles and chapters in several prestigious journals and textbooks. His research interests include control of wound healing and the development of bone substitutes. Dr. Leach specializes in facial aesthetic surgery, maxillofacial trauma, microvascular head and neck reconstruction and reanimation following facial paralysis. He has taught many post-graduate courses in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Leach wrote the article "Nasal, Cosmetic and Facial Reconstructive Surgery" which is available here on our site.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - UT Medical School at Houston (1981-1985)
  • Internship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (1985-1986), General Surgery
  • Internship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (1985-1991), Otolaryngology
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • Triologic Society
  • Dallas County Medical Society/Texas Medical Association
  • Dallas Academy of Otolaryngology
  • American Association of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery
Honors & Awards
  • The Best Doctors in America: Central Region 1996, Listed under Otolaryngology, Facial Plastic, Sinus & Nasal Surgery
  • Outstanding Young Men in America 1996
  • Bernstein Award for Facial Plastic Research, American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery 2000
  • Inducted into the Triologic Society 2002
  • Best Doctors in America 2002
Books & Publications

Clinical Focus

  • Head & Neck Reconstructive Surgery
  • Facial Plastic Surgery

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