Rod J. Rohrich MD, FACS
About the Practice
Dr. Rohrich specializes in Facial Cosmetic, Rhinoplasty, Body contouring surgery (ultrasound and traditional suction-assisted lipoplasty), Minimally invasive cosmetic surgery - endoscopy
Dr. Rohrich is a nationally/internationally known educator and innovator in plastic surgery. His practice goals are to provide compassionate care for his patients. Dr. Rohrich individualizes his approach in cosmetic surgery to optimize his patients results. In plastic surgery, this requires great attention to detail to restore or recreate a youthful, natural appearance, whether it is a facelift, rhinoplasty, breast or body contouring surgery.
Background & Certification
American Board of Plastic Surgery: 1987* Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery: 1990
Undergraduate Degree: North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
General Surgery Residency: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Plastic Surgery Residency: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Pediatric Plastic Surgery Fellowship: Radcliff Infirmary/Oxford University, Oxford, England
Hand/Microsurgery Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Professor and Chairman
Crystal Charity Ball Distinguished Chair in Plastic Surgery
Department of Plastic Surgery
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Affiliations & Memberships
*Zale Lipshy University Hospital, Dallas, TX
Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Childrens Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, TX
Dallas Veterans Administration Hospital, Dallas, TX
Dallas Day Surgery Center
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation
American Association of Plastic Surgeons
Plastic Surgery Research Council
Association of Academic Chairmen of Plastic Surgery
American College of Surgeons
American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons
American Board of Plastic Surgery Examiner
Texas Medical Association
Texas Society of Plastic Surgery
Dallas County Medical Society
Board Certified Plastic and Cosmetic Surgeons of Dallas (*certified by American Board of Plastic Surgery)
Staff & Facilities
Special Features: Beautiful hotel-style rooms for overnight stays, Full-time RN, Personalized care, (Zale Lipshy University Hospital-Day Surgery, Dallas Day Surgery Center)Accreditation: All facilities Medicare-approved outpatient facilities
"Ask a Question" Responses
I had a face lift one year ago. It looked good for 4 months then my face fell. When I went back to doctor he suggested that I have a chemical peel. I...
Successful Secondary Facelift - A secondary facelift, if done correctly, to restore a natural youthful look using a “Lift and Fill” facelift with...
Several years ago I had my deviated septum fixed. It is possible to now get a nose job? I have heard they use your septum to do the nose job, but...
Rhinoplasty After Septoplasty - It’s not uncommon to have a Rhinoplasty after having had a functional Septoplasty done. This can be more...
I am a 45 year old male and I have droopy eyelids. What type of eyelid surgery do you recommend for me.
I am a 45 year old male and I have droopy eyelids. What type of eyelid surgery do you recommend for me. Also, I would prefer to have general...
Droopy Eyelids - The best treatment for droopy eyelids in a male is a conservative Upper Blepharoplasty. This will look natural and will not look...
I recently had Botox injections around my eyes. About 3 days later, both eyes became very dry (so dry my optometrist put me on Restasis) and I cannot...
Dry Eyes With Botox - In general, properly placed Botox does not cause, but it can occasionally accentuate dry eyes. If it’s placed too medially it...
Is it standard procedure to use drains for a facelift? I have had three consultations - one surgeon uses drains, one doesn't, and one uses glue...
Standard Use of Drains - It is very common and normal to use drains for a Facelift. I use them for at least two days post op as it minimizes the...