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Dr. Rod J. Rohrich and Department of Plastic Surgery Hosts Special Plastic Surgery Reception


Dallas plastic surgeons discuss breakthroughs in cosmetic medicine at special reception open to the public.

(PRWEB) October 25, 2012

The Department of Plastic Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center will be hosting a special event on November 1st, 2012 which will explore recent developments in cosmetic medicine. The event will include discussions on current trends and new options in surgical procedures such as face lifts, breast augmentation, and rhinoplasty in Dallas, as well as non-surgical treatments such as laser resurfacing, fillers, and injectables.

The event, titled "The Top 10 Plastic Surgery Breakthroughs" will be held Thursday, November 1st at the UT Southwestern Medical Center's Outpatient Building from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The event, which is open to the public, will be led by chairman Dr. Rod J. Rohrich and vice-chairman Dr. Jeffrey M. Kenkel.

The gathering will feature discussions on current advances in cosmetic surgery, each followed by question and answer segments. Afterwards, attendees will break into smaller groups to speak informally with plastic surgeons on more specific topics. Fourteen board certified plastic surgeons will participate with a wide range of experience in all aspects of plastic surgery.

Dr. Rohrich believes outreach events such as this one are important to help patients make well informed choices about cosmetic surgery. "Finding out the facts from board-certified plastic surgeons can help you make smart decisions to enhance your look. It's important to know what is safe and effective," Dr. Rohrich explains.

This event is part of a series of events held several times a year in which the UT Southwestern plastic surgery faculty share information on the latest surgical options and non-invasive treatments in plastic surgery while addressing myths and misconceptions about cosmetic treatments.

Anyone interested in attending this event should RSVP by calling (214) 645-3774 or emailing confirm(at)utsouthwestern(dot)edu. There is no cost to attend but space is limited.

About Rod J. Rohrich, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Rod J. Rohrich holds the Betty and Warren Woodward Chair in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. He also holds the UT Southwestern Medical Center Crystal Charity Ball Distinguished Chair in Plastic Surgery. He graduated from Baylor College of Medicine with high honors, and completed residencies at the University of Michigan Medical Center and fellowships at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard (hand/microsurgery) and Oxford University (pediatric plastic surgery). He has served as president of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and currently serves as president of the Rhinoplasty Society. He repeatedly has been selected by his peers as one of America's best doctors, and twice has received one of his profession's highest honors, the Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Distinguished Service Award, which recognizes his contributions to education in plastic surgery. Dr. Rohrich participates in and has led numerous associations and councils for the advancement of plastic and reconstructive surgery. He is a native of North Dakota and is married to Dr. Diane Gibby, also a plastic surgeon. They live in Texas with their two children.

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