Dallas-based plastic surgeon and Professor of Plastic Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center, Rodney J. Rohrich, MD, FACS, is among the best plastic surgeons in America and an internationally-renown expert in his field. Dr. Rohrich is Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and runs his clinical practice at University Hospitals/UT Southwestern Medical Center and the Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute. He is especially known for his artistic skill in restoring youthfulness and definition to the human face and body.
Dr. Rohrich’s publication record includes hundreds of peer reviewed articles, several books and 50 chapters in plastic surgery ranging from rhinoplasty, craniomaxillofacial trauma, secondary rhinoplasty and ultrasound-assisted liposuction. He has been a Visiting Professor to over 150 national and international societies, and he has delivered over 1500 scientific presentations as well as talks on all aspects of plastic surgery.
This month, Dr. Rohrich is presenting faculty at the Sixth Bergamo Open Rhinoplasty Course that is taking place March 12 – 18, 2018 in Bergamo, Italy. The course is considered to be among the most important and most prestigious of its kind among the world’s most known plastic surgeons who specialize in rhinoplasty. It covers topics, techniques, tips and findings beyond rhinoplasty, spanning across several plastic surgery topics. The classes and workshops are customized, enabling plastic surgeons from all stages of their career can benefit – whether they are at the beginning or more advanced.
Dr. Rohrich is giving six lectures during the duration of the course. The lectures are titled Why Spreader Grafts Are Not Needed in Most Open Primary Rhinoplasties, Finesse in Dorsal Reshaping in Primary Rhinoplasty, Role of Columellar Struts in Tip Reshaping, AlarRim/Soft Triangle Reshaping with Butterfly Grafts/Extended Alar Contour Grafts, Preventing a Secondary Rhinoplasty When to Say No, How and Why, Scar Tissue Preservation/Scar Reshaping in Revision Rhinoplasty.
This course will contain similar information and educational tools as the Dallas Rhinoplasty Meeting, which took place earlier this month. According to Dr. Rohrich M.D., F.A.C.Ss, organizer, and chair for the 35th anniversary of the Dallas Rhinoplasty Meeting, each of these rhinoplasty courses are among the “best educational events of the year.”
Dr. Rohrich is Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and also an innovative leader and educator in Plastic Surgery. He is a Professor and founding Chairman of the Department of Plastic Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Rohrich also held the Crystal Charity Ball Distinguished Chair in Plastic Surgery from 1993 to 2014, the Betty Warren Woodward Chair in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery from 1999 to 2014 and also received the Rod J. Rohrich, M.D. Distinguished Professorship in Wound Healing and Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Rohrich is currently a President of the Association of Academic Chairmen of Plastic Surgery, and he holds several professional Society and Association memberships. These include the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), where he was President as well as on the Board of Directors for some time, the Plastic Surgery Research Council, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), where he also served on the Board of Directors for a period of time, and the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons. He was Director of the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) and President of the Dallas Society of Plastic Surgeons and the Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons. He is also a Founding Member of the Board of Governors of the National Endowment for Plastic Surgery.
During his academic career in plastic surgery, Dr. Rohrich received numerous prestigious national research, teaching, and distinguished service awards. He has patented a new breast implant and has developed educational models for bringing emerging technology to plastic surgeons. He is also Editor-in-Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and an editor for Selected Readings in Plastic Surgery.
In addition to his roles as educator, leader and world renown professional, Dr. Rohrich is also a philanthropist. He and his wife have been Honorary Co-chairs of the Dallas for Children Foundation. He also organized an East Dallas Mobile Health Unit that assisted in the immunization of homeless and underprivileged children. Dr. Rohrich has served on the Board of Directors of the March of Dimes, Save the Children – Dallas, Dallas Chapter of the American Cancer Society, on the Evergreen Gala Advisory Board, and he is a Founding Member of the Dallas for Children Foundation.
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