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Department of Plastic Surgery

Excellence in Plastic Surgery

The Department of Plastic Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center is a world leader in patient care, research, innovations, and education. The department and its faculty have established a national and international reputation for training the next generation of plastic surgery leaders, providing clinical excellence, and conducting groundbreaking research.

We developed one of the first true departments of plastic surgery in the United States. Our clinical practice, among the largest in the country, is robust and diverse, and our residencies are among the most sought-after in plastic surgery.

Meet the Team

Our outstanding faculty is committed to delivering optimal patient care using evidence-based medicine.

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Research

Our department features one of the nation’s premier clinical research programs. Our comprehensive research includes National Institutes of Health-sponsored studies and clinical-translational efforts focused on evidence-based outcomes in five major areas: wound healing, emerging technologies/lasers, anatomical studies, nerve biology, and composite tissue allotransplantation.

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Education

We provide unparalleled education to medical students, residents, and fellows in the art and science of plastic surgery.

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Patient Care

Our department is internationally recognized as a source of outstanding, innovative clinical care for both adult and pediatric patients. We have also developed a range of new cosmetic and reconstructive procedures that are life-changing for our patients.

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