Carlos Mata MD, MBA
About the Practice
Dr. Mata's practice philosophy emphasizes compassionate care, service beyond expectation, and the strongest desire to do what is best for his patients. Every patient is special; every patient is unique. He preserves the privacy and the dignity of his patients while delivering first-class results allowing you to “Be your own Beautiful.”
Breast Augmentation; Breast Augmentation with lift; Breast Reduction; Fat transfer to the breast; Breast Reconstruction; Breast Reconstruction
After Weight Loss Surgery; Arm Lift (Brachioplasty); Brazilian Butt Lift; Butt Lift, Labiaplasty; Liposuction; Lower Body Lift; Mommy Makeover; Thigh Lift; Panniculectomy; Tummy Tuck
Brow Lift; Cheek Lift, Chin Augmentation; Ear Surgery (Otoplasty); Eyelid Lift (Upper/Lower Blepharoplasty); Facelift; Lip Augmentation; Neck Lift; Neck Liposuction; Rhinoplasty
Procedures for Men
Male Enhancement; Gynecomastia; Gladiator,
FemiLift; Renuvion by J-Plasma; EMSculpt; Fractional CO2 Laser; Laser Hair Removal; Laser Skin Resurfacing; Nonsurgical Skin Tightening, Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy; Cellfina; ThermiVa®; Hand Rejuvenation Treatments; Microneedling; Trusculpt
BOTOX® Cosmetic; Juvéderm®; Radiesse®; Restylane®; Bellafill®; Dysport®; Kybella®; Volbella®; Voluma®; Xeomin®; Restylane®
During your consultation, Dr. Mata and his experienced staff will actively listen to your desires, then a personalized recommendation will be made based on your goals, visions, and body structure. Our office is equipped with VECTRA 3D Imaging that provides patient with a “real life”, 360-degree image of what you can expect from your surgical outcome.
Background & Certification
American Board of Plastic Surgery
Before medical school:
Texas A&M University in College Station, TX earning a degree in biomedical science with cum laude honors.
University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX, and he received Alpha Omega Alpha honors.
Plastic surgery training:
University of Texas Medical Branch, Saint Joseph Medical Center, and MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX, as well Harvard’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA.
Dr. Carlos Mata trained in Miami, Florida and focused on aesthetic surgery with the world’s leading experts in blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery), rhytidectomy (facelift) and breast surgery (augmentations, reductions and lifts). He also trained on the art of injectables (BOTOX, dermal fillers, and more).
Dr. Carlos Mata also trained in several Children’s Hospitals, such as Children’s Hospital Boston, MA, Dell Children Medical Center in Austin, TX, and Driscoll Children’s Hospital in Corpus Christi, TX.
He became a Major in the United States Army practicing at Eglin Air Force Base as the Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. His special training at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX taught him the skills necessary to treat America’s wounded warriors and their families.
Publications and Presentations
Chronic temporomandibular joint dislocation by mandibular distraction in a patient with Melnick-needles syndrome , Kelley P, Mata C, Da Silveira A. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. 2010 Jan;21 (1):174-6 Treatment of Chronic TMJ Dislocation by Mandibular Distraction in a Patient with Melnick-Needles Syndrome, Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons. Mata C, Kelley P, Da Silveira A.
A Pediatric Case of Left Hemifacial Necrotizing Fasciitis
Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons, Mata, C., Al-Haj, I, Huang, T. Shriners Children’s Hospital, Galveston, TX
The effects of Light Emitting Diodes (LED) on Macrophages UTMB; Student Research Poster Session, Supervisor: Lisa Gould M.D., Ph.D., and Linda G. Phillips M.D. Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery
Craniofacial Processes, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, Grand Rounds 2011
Rhinoplasty Options, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, St Joseph Medical Center, Houston, TX, Grand Rounds 2010
A Case of Left Hemifacial Necrotizing Fasciitis, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, Grand Rounds 2008
Breast Reduction Options, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, Grand Rounds 2008
2009 – Treatment of Chronic TMJ Dislocation by Mandibular Distraction in a Patient with Melnick-Needles Syndrome Mata, C., Kelley, P. Dell Children’s Hospital, Austin, TX
2008 – A Pediatric Case of Left Hemifacial Necrotizing Fasciitis Mata, C., Al-Haj, I, Huang, T. Shriners Children’s Hospital, Galveston, TX
2004 – The effects of LED on angiogenesis in the rat aortic ring model, UTMB; Supervisor: Lisa Gould M.D., Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery
2004 – Diabetic rats and the effects on insulin absorption with the LED, UTMB; Linda Phillips M.D. Chief, Division of Plastic Surgery, and David N. Herdon M.D. Chairman in Burn Surgery, Chief of Staff Shriners Hospitals for Children. Department of Surgery
2003 Portal pressure via linear curve and other measurements, UTMB; Supervisor: Roger Soloway M.D. Associate Medical Director of TDCJ Hospital. Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology
2002-2004 – The ischemic bi-pedicle flap on rats with and without a silicone flap, UTMB; Lisa Gould M.D., Ph.D. Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery
2002 – The effects of Light Emitting Diodes (LED) on Macrophages UTMB; Lisa Gould M.D., Ph.D., and Linda G. Phillips M.D. Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery
Awards & Honors
2016 and 2017 – RealSelf 100 winner
2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 – America's Top Surgeons, Consumers Research Council of America
2014-2015 – America's Top Surgeons, Consumers Research Council of America
2011 – Group Solidario Orellama – Hands Across the World
2008 – Excellence in Student Teaching
2005 – Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges – University of Texas Medical Branch
2004 – Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
2004 – Anderson Scholarship
2004 – Most Outstanding Tutor Award
2003 – Miller Scholarship, Anderson Scholarship
2001-2002 – Health Professionals Scholarship (Military)
2001, 2004 – Curtis Memorial Scholarship
2001 – Cum Laude, Texas A & M University
2001 – Who’s Who Among College Students
2001 – Golden Key National Honor Society-honoree
2000-2001 – Order of Omega-Greek National Honor Society
Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society
1998-2005 – National Collegiate Scholar
1997-2002 – National Hispanic Scholarship
1997-2001 – President’s Achievement Scholarship-Texas A&M University
Distinguished Achievement Award-Texas A&M University
Dean’s List, Texas A&M University
Affiliations & Memberships
Dignity Health Chandler, Osborn Medical Center, Shea Medical Center and Thompson Peak Medical Center.
2012-Present – Member of American Society of Plastic Surgeons
2012-Present – Member of American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons
2011-Present – Candidate Member of American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
2011-Present – Member of Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
2011-Present – Blocker-Lewis Plastic Surgery Society
2011-Present – Singleton Surgical Society
2011 – Candidate Member of American Society of Plastic Surgeons
2011 – Candidate Member of American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons
2005-2011 – Resident Member of American Society of Plastic Surgeons
2005-2011 – Resident Member of American College of Surgeons
2002-2011 – Resident Member of American Medical Association
2001-2005 – American Medical Student Association, recruit chairperson
2002 – Pediatric Student Society, member
2001-2005 – United Latin American Medical Students (ULAMS), social chairperson
2001-2003 – Student Psychiatry Association, public relations chairperson
Appointments for Consultation are available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. $100 fee is required to book a consultation, but it will be applied to the surgery or give to charity. Phone number: (480) 418-5300
Staff & Facilities
Vampire Facial, Microneedling, Dermaplane Facial, Medical Grade Facial, Dermal Infusion, The Perfect Peel, SkinCeuticals Peel,PRP Add-on, IPL Photofacial, Laser Hair Removal, Laser Skin Resurfacing, EmSculpt, TruSculpt and injectables like fillers (Juvederm, Radiesse, etc.), Botulinum toxins (Botox, Dysport, etc.) and PRP (O-Shot, hair growth, etc.
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