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 haven't made any progress with the dense, waxy numbness on both sides of my face after a midface/lower lid lift seven weeks ago. I really regret...
Numbness After Facelift - It’s not uncommon to have numbness after a facelift surgery.This may take months to resolve and is part of facial...
Can I still breast feed my future kids if I get a reduction?
Breast Feeding After Breast Reduction - One can breast feed after breast reduction. In many cases it depends on the volume of breast tissue removed...
I am undergoing surgery for cataract removal in both eyes Oct/Nov. How long should I wait before having a cosmetic procedure involving the lower...
Eyelid Surgery After Cataract - One should wait at least 3-6 months after cataract surgery to do eyelid surgery, especially if it is a revision...
I am currently overweight but slowly losing. Can I get implants now so I don't lose my size and no one notices or should I wait?
Implants With Breast Augmentation While Overweight- It will be optimal to lose your weight and be within 5-10% of your ideal body weight before doing...
I am 50 years old and in good physical shape. I am a tri-athlete. I am considering a mini-face lift. My problem areas are small lines above my lip...
When To Do A Facelift –The time to do a facelift is really dependent upon your genetics, loss of facial fat, aging, and if you have aging with...