Dr Rohrich’s background in medicine begins at the Baylor College of Medicine. He completed residency at the University of Michigan’s Medical Center, and pursued further training in pediatric plastic surgery at Oxford University. Dr. Rohrich helped to found the Department of Plastic Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern, before being appointed Chairman in 1991. His academic work has been published as a standard of modern medicine, featuring in textbooks, journals, and hundreds of symposia. He currently serves as editor-in-chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the foremost academic journal of reconstructive medicine, and as co-chair of the Dallas Rhinoplasty and Cosmetic Surgery Symposia, an annual conference attended by leading physicians from around the world.
Beyond his academic achievements, Dr. Rohrich is also recognized as a local leader and professional. He has earned repeated recognition in local D Magazine from his peers as a trusted and respected practitioner among hundreds in Dallas, been featured in national news media from the New York Times to the Today Show, and has twice received one of his profession’s most prestigious awards, the Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Distinguished Service Award. These recognitions and more serve as continuing testimony to his efforts.
The various achievements Dr. Rohrich has attained are also accompanied by his lengthy record of service to the human community. During his practice, Dr. Rohrich has traveled around the world, treating burn victims and conducting other forms of reconstructive surgery to aid those in need. His work developing programs worldwide has helped to strengthen the global community of medicine for years. His belief that his surgeries restore the normal, in reconstruction, and the natural, in cosmetics, has helped to shape his practice, touching the lives of thousands. In the future, his intent to continue to innovate and elevate the field of plastic surgery will continue to shine through in every aspect of his work.