Cameron Craven MD
About the Practice
Patient care and satisfaction are the utmost priority at our practice. Dr. Cameron Craven and the staff at Westlake Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery pride themselves on providing safe, state of the art care for their patients in a comfortable and caring environment. Our goal is to make every individual patient look and feel their best; providing in-depth counseling so our patients can make well informed choices on their treatment options.
After developing a full understanding of each patient’s specific needs and desires, Dr. Craven combines years of surgical expertise with the latest cosmetic technology to provide truly exceptional results.
Dr. Craven is a Board Certified plastic surgeon who specializes in all aspects of cosmetic surgery including breast augmentation, liposuction, rhinoplasty, blepharoplasty, and facelift surgery. Dr. Craven has received numerous awards and honors for academic achievement and has given presentations at local and national meetings regarding his research projects and scientific publications. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
Dr. Craven completed a 6 year integrated residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Prior to attending Baylor, Dr. Craven received a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from the University of Texas at Austin and completed his medical training at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.
• Breast Augmentation
• Breast Lift
• Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)
• Neck Lift
• Chin Augmentation
• Cheek Implants
• Fat Transfer
• Brow Lift
• Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)
• Mommy Makeover
Background & Certification
American Board of Plastic Surgery – 2008
Baylor College of Medicine and affiliated hospitals
Internship in General Surgery
The University of Texas Medical Branch
MD, Graduated Magna Cum Laude
Class of 2001
The University of Texas at Austin
BA Biology, Graduated Summa Cum Laude
Class of 1997
Baylor College of Medicine and affiliated hospitals
Integrated Residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Publications and Presentations
Craven C. In Office Breast Augmentation – How I Do it and Why (Presented at Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons, September 2010, Bastrop, Texas)
Craven CR, Bullocks JM, Leong M, Basu CB. Cost Benefit of Using Integra versus Flap Reconstruction of Complex Wounds. (Presented at Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons, September 2006, Frisco, Texas; presented at ASPS/PSEF Senior Resident’s Conference, February 2007, Pasadena, California)
Armenta A, Craven C, Dinh T, Friedman J. Reconstruction of Complex Abdominal Defects with Acellular Dermal Grafts. (Presented at Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons, September 2006)
Samra S, Samra S, Craven C, Friedman J. Breast Reconstruction as a Transition to Aesthetic Surgery. (Presented at Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons, September 2006)
Snyder N 4th, Craven C, Phillips LG. Delayed type IV muscle flap in a feline model. AnnPlast Surg. 2006 Mar;56(3):316-9.
Craven CR, Cole P, Hollier LH, Stal S. Ensuring Success in Alveolar Bone Grafting: A Three-dimentional Approach. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. 2007 Jul;18(4):855-859.
Awards & Honors
Superdoctors - Texas Rising Stars in Medicine: 2011-2016
Edward Randall Medal for Academic Excellence: May 2001.
Alpha Omega Alpha: Inducted as a Junior.
Medical School Dean’s List: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001.
Outstanding Student Award: 2000.
Competitive Academic Scholarship: 1997-2001.
Herbert M. Seybold Award: 1997-2001.
Anderson Award: 1997-1999
McGraw-Hill Award: 1997-1998 (top 2 students in first year of medical school).
Phi Beta Kappa: Inducted 1997.
Undergraduate Dean’s List: 1994, 1995, 1996 & 1997.
University of Texas College of Natural Sciences Distinguished Graduate: 1997.
Austin Federal Credit Union - Academic Scholarship: 1995-1997.
Federal Employee Education and Assistance (FEEA) Academic Scholarship: 1996 (5,000 applicants- 143 awards given).
Alpha Epsilon Delta (AED) International Premedical Honor Society: 1995-1997 (Pledge Class President, Treasurer).
Beta Beta Beta Biological National Honor Society: 1996-1997.
Phi Kappa Phi National Academic Honor Society: 1996.
Golden Key National Honor Society: 1996.
Gamma Beta Phi National Honor Society: 1996.
Phi Eta Sigma Freshman National Honor Society: 1994-1995.
Alpha Lambda Delta Freshman National Honor Society: 1994-1995.
Affiliations & Memberships
• Ben Taub Hospital General Hospital – Houston, Texas
• The Methodist Hospital – Houston, Texas
• St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital – Houston, Texas
• Michael E. DeBakey Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center – Houston, Texas
• MD Anderson Cancer Center – Houston, Texas
• Texas Children’s Hospital – Houston, Texas
• Texas Orthopedic Hospital – Houston, Texas
• Herman Hospital Burn Unit – Houston, Texas
• Shriner’s Pediatric Burn Hospital – Galveston, Texas
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons
Austin Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
Texas Medical Association
Travis County Medical Society
Michael E. DeBakey International Surgical Society
Alpha Kappa Kappa Medical Fraternity, UTMB: 1997-2001
For a consultation with Dr. Craven please call 512-615-3183 or visit our website www.westlakedermatology.com.
Staff & Facilities
Cash, Check, Credit Card, CareCredit and Prosper Healthcare Financing Plans