Joseph M. Perlman MD
About the Practice
Helping you to look your best has been the motto of this practice for the last 25 years. We take pride in the fact that over 60% of our patients are referred by other patients. We stress service for patients, individualizing a comprehensive treatment program matched to their needs and desires.
Cosmetic and reconstructive breast surgery, including short scar breast lifts, surgical and nonsurgical facial rejuvenation, body contouring including lower body lifts, fractional CO2 laser resurfacing, injectable fillers, Botox, all aspects of hand and wrist surgery.
Background & Certification
1984 - American Board of Surgery
1985 - American Board of Plastic Surgery
1989 Certificate of Added Qualifications - Hand Surgery
Vanderbilt University 1972-BA-molecular biology and art history
Brown University 1976 - M.D.
Vanderbilt University-surgery internship, Baylor College of Medicine.-General and vascular surgery residency
Baylor College of Medicine-plastic surgery residency
University of California San Francisco - R K. Davies Hosp-Fellowship in microsurgery
University of Colorado-Fellowship in hand surgery
1989-2006. Dr. Perlman was an Associate Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine.
Publications and Presentations
Dr. Perlman has published articles plastic surgery and sports medicine journals on topics such as burn therapy, injuries to gymnasts, congenital hand problems. He is also published articles on sports related facial injuries
Doctor Perlman has presented papers at the American Association of Hand Surgeons, as well as symposiums on sports injuries. He also has a regular weekly talk show on CNN radio in Houston and has been featured on Fox 26 news, the Debra Duncan show, as well as 740 KT RH talk radio.
Awards & Honors
Voted one of Houston's "top docs" for the last nine years. Also voted as one of Houston's top three cosmetic breast surgeons, as voted by fellow physicians.
Dr. Perlman is the only plastic surgeon ever named as a US Olympic Team Physician. He served on the staff at the 1988 Summer Games in Seoul Korea. He has also been a consultant professional and amateur sports and is a member of the International Council of Motorsports Sciences and US Olympic Sports Medicine Society. He was secretary-general of the International Association of Olympic Medical Officers.
Affiliations & Memberships
Houston Northwest Medical Center
Cypress Fairbanks. Medical Center
Tomball Regional Medical Center
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
TX Medical Association (alternate Board of Delegates)
Houston Society of Plastic Surgeons
TX Society of Plastic Surgeons
The American Society for Lasers in Medicine and Surgery
Society of Bariatric Plastic Surgeons
The International Council of Motorsports Sciences
Chairman, Department of Surgery, Tomball Regional Medical Center
Community Health Care Committee, Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce
Board Of Directors, Women Helping Women
We see patients Monday through Thursday from 9 am -5 pm. Most patients are seen in the afternoon of since Dr. Perlman is usually operating in the mornings.
Staff & Facilities
I operate primarily at two fully accredited outpatient surgical centers:
Memorial Hermann Red Oak and TOPS specialty hospital. I also operate at Spring Creek Surgery Center and HNW Medical Center.
I have the state-of-the-art Portrait 3-D imaging system for breast and facial procedures. It allows the patient to see how their breasts would look with different size implants as well is how the breasts will change in shape over the first three postoperative months.
Skin Care Products
We carry a complete line of skin care products featuring our own specially formulated Skin Deep line, as well as Skinceuticals, Vivite and Bella Derma 10% Vit C.
English, Spanish, French and Italian.
We offer financing through two outside sources which have a very high acceptance rate with a very low interest rate. We are out of network with most insurance carriers; however, we do reimburse patients any fees that are collected from the carriers.