David M. Lavine MD, FACS

Fort Worth, TX, US
David M. Lavine MD, FACS

About the Practice

Practice Philosophy

The principle goal of the Center for Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery is to establish an environment in which my patients needs will be cared for with state-of-the-art knowledge, equipment, products and personalized services. Proposed treatment programs and surgery will be individualized and based solely on sound medical knowledge. In this regard, each patient will, hopefully, achieve his or her maximum aesthetic potential. The Center for Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery will always uphold the principles and ethical standards of the honorable art and practice of medicine.

Practice Specialization

Dr. Lavine specializes in cosmetic procedures of the breast including breast augmentation, breast uplift and breast reduction. He also performs liposuction, cosmetic facial procedures, abdominoplasty, rhinoplasty and cosmetic laser procedures.

Background & Certification

Board Certification

American Board of Plastic Surgery

Professional Background

Degrees:
Chemistry, AB, Duke University, June 1968
M.D., University of Virginia Medical School, June 1972

Post Graduate Work:
General Surgery Residency, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas (Chief, Dr. Robert S. Sparkman) July 1, 1972 through June 30, 1975.
Plastic Surgery Residency, Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas (Chief, Dr. Robert J. Wise) July 1, 1975 through December 31, 1975.
Plastic Surgery Residency, Akron City Hospital, Akron, Ohio (Chief, Dr. James A. Lehman, Jr.) January 1, 1976 through June 30, 1977.
Hand Fellowship, Akron City Hospital, Akron, Ohio (Chief, Dr. Thomas Reef) July 1, 1977 through November 1, 1977

Teaching Appointments

Assistant Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas.
Medical Consultant - UHI Corporation (Clinitron Bed) 1982-1984.

Instructor - Dioptics Corp. Permanent Lashliner Procedure - 1984.

Instructor of Plastic Surgery - John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth, Texas, 1980-1984

Publications and Presentations

1. "Prospective Correlative of Left Ventricular Performance with Murmurs and Sounds in Athletic Hearts"; (Presented by co-author Dr. Richard Cramptom at the 52nd Annual Session of the American College of Physicians in Denver, Colorado, March 1977).

2. "The Psychodynamics of Rhinoplasty" (published, independent paper).

3. Film - The Sharplan CO2 Laser - Left Hemiglossectomy and Radical Neck Dissection, David M. Lavine, M.D., Billy Arnoff, M.D., presented at the Annual Meeting by the ASPS, Toronto, Canada, 1975.

4. "Plastic Surgery in Penal Institutions as a Method of Criminal Rehabilitation - A Review of Literature" (published, independent paper).

5. "Size Limitation of Autogenous Free Grafts of Skeletal Muscles", David M. Lavine, M.D. and Thomas Cochran, M.D. (presented at the Annual Meeting of the ASPS in Toronto, Canada, October 1975) (published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vol. 58).

6. "The Care and Understanding of Portwine Stains" (Submitted to Debbie Fox Foundation Essay Contest - Educational ASPS, March 1976).

7. "Congenital Scalp Defects - Case Reporting Involving Thrombosis of the Sagittal Sinus", Lavine et al. (presented at Chief Residents Conference, March 1977, Clymer, New York) (published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vol. 61, April 1978, pp. 599).

8. Melanoma - Past, Present, and Future" (Unpublished, independent senior paper).

9. "Injury to the Naso-Lacrimal Apparatus During Cosmetic Rhinoplasty", David M. Lavine, M.D. and James A. Lehman, M.D. (paper presented to the Cleveland Society of Plastic Surgeons, October 1977 and American Society for Aesthetic Surgery).

10. "Cicatrical Ectropion of the Upper Lid Secondary to Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus", Judson Smith, M.D. and David M. Lavine, M.D. (published, Annals of Ophthalmology, May 1981, pp. 579).

11. "A Simple Method to Protect Breast Implants During Insertion", David M. Lavine, M.D. and John B. Patterson, M.D. (published, Annals of Plastic Surgery, November 1981, Vol. 7, pp. 5).

12. "Dressing Changes in Children", David M. Lavine, M.D. (presented to TMA, Plastic Surgery Division, Spring 1984).

13. "Air Fluidized Therapy as a Success Treating Pressure Sores", David M. Lavine, M.D. (presented as a part of a scientific exhibit at the ASPS Annual Meeting, October 1984).

14. "A New Method of Recording Pressure Sores", David M. Lavine, M.D. (presented at the ASPS Annual Meeting, October 1984).

15. Video - "Permanent Lashliner (Blepharopigmentation)" (presented to ASPS Annual Meeting, October 1984).

16. "Permanent Lashliner", Instructor - Aesthetic Surgery Symposium, New York City, November 1985.

17. "Dermal Pigmentation Procedure" (paper, TMA, Dallas, Texas, May 1985).

18. "Autolipoplasty - A Presentation of 20 Cases" (paper, Annual Meeting Lipolysis Society of North America, Los Angeles, California, October 1986).

19. "Nine Years Experience of Subpectoral Breast Reconstruction - Review of 98 Cases", David M. Lavine, M.D. and Dennis Schuster, M.D. (published, Annals of Plastic Surgery, Fall 1988).

20. "Fat Reinjection and Blepharopigmentation - Five Years Experience" (presented YMA Meeting, Spring 1989).

21. "The Hypothermic Hydrotomy Technique", David M. Lavine, M.D. (presented, Annual Lipoplasty Society of North America Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, October 1990).

22. "The Elusive Inframammary Crease", David M. Lavine, M.D. and Richard Levine, M.D. (presented at the TMA Meeting, April 1991).

23. "Saline Inflatable Prosthesis: Fourteen Years Experience" (presented at the ASAPS Annual Meeting, April 1993) (accepted for publication Journal of Aesthetic Surgery).
Research Papers, Publications, Lectures, continued:

24. "Saline Inflatable Prosthesis: Fourteen Years Experience" (published Aesthetic Plastic Journal, 17: 325-330, 1993).

25. "Neo-Collagen Replacement Therapy to Correct the Aging Mid-Facial Trapezoid" (presented at the Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Mid-Winter Clinical Meeting, Cayman Islands, January 1997).

26. "Update - Saline Inflatable Prosthesis - 18 Years Experience" (presented at the Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Mid-Winter Clinical Meeting, Cayman, Islands, January 1997).

Affiliations & Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Staff Privileges:
Columbia Plaza Medical Center
Harris Methodist Fort Worth and Southwest
All Saints Fort Worth and Cityview
Cook - Fort Worth Childrens Medical Center

Society Memberships

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery
Texas Medical Association
Tarrant County Medical Society
Texas Plastic Surgery Society
Fort Worth Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Lipoplasty Society of North America
American Cleft Palate - Craniofacial Association
International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
American Hair Loss Council
The Aesthetic Surgery Education & Research Foundation
Corporate Member - AIA (Aestheticians Intl Association)
Surgical Laser Association
The International Society of Cosmetic Laser Surgeons, Inc.
Laser Institute of North Texas
North Texas Institute of Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgeons

Offices Held

Assistant Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas
Chairman - The Fort Worth Facial Malformation Clinic

Medical Consultant - UHI Corporation (Clinitron Bed) 1982-1984

Vice-President, Fort Worth Society of Plastic Surgeons, 1990-1993

Medical Advisory Committee - Fort Worth Rehabilitation Hospital

President, Fort Worth Society of Plastic Surgeons, 1993 -1995

Charter Member, Texas Medical Laser Association, 1995

Tarrant County Medical Legal Liaison Committee

Habitat for Humanity

Executive Committee, Fort Worth Surgery Center, a HealthSouth facility

Staff & Facilities

Surgical Facility

Columbia Plaza Medical Center
Harris Methodist Fort Worth and Southwest
All Saints Fort Worth and Cityview
Cook - Fort Worth Childrens Medical Center
Fort Worth Surgery Center
Plaza Day Surgery Center

Skin Care Products

We offer a complete Medical Skin Care Program through our skin care center. Our skin care specialist offers facials, chemical peels and microdermabrasion, as well as an extensive line of skin care products from all over the United States.

Languages Spoken

English

Payment Options

We accept cash, cashiers check, personal check and all major credit cards. We also have financing available.

David M. Lavine MD, FACS

800 8th Avenue, Suite 404,
Ft. Worth, TX, 76104, US

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