Dr. Rod Rohrich and the Plastic World

Dr. Rod Rohrich is an internationally respected plastic surgeon and Professor of Plastic Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center. In 2018, he will be integral to several annual conferences. The first of these, The 52nd Annual Baker Gordon Educational Symposium, which will take place February 8-10, will center on the growing interest and the technological advancements in cosmetic surgery. This symposium first became an annual tradition in 1967 when Thomas Baker invited the most prominent plastic surgeons of that time to perform live plastic surgeries to help educate other plastic surgeons.Today it is the largest and most famous live surgery symposium in the country. The second two conferences that Rohrich will attend and be an important part of will take place shortly afterward. The 21st Annual Global Dallas Cosmetic Surgery and Medicine Meeting is scheduled to take place February 28-March 1 and then the other March 2-3.

This year’s meetings will look at the latest technology in lasers, vaginal rejuvenation, noninvasive fat removal, skin tightening, dermal fillers, advances in skin care, ethical social marketing, and patient safety.This year’s meetings will also feature a fresh cadaver lab. The meetings will also feature four expert panels, all of which Dr. Rohrich will moderate. Dr. Rohrich is the founding chairman of the Department of Plastic Surgery of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. From 1993 to 2014, he held the Crystal Charity Ball Distinguished Chair in Plastic Surgery. He has his medical practices at the University Hospitals/UT Southwestern Medical Center and the Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute. Rohrich was raised in North Dakota.He attended North Dakota State University and the University of North Dakota for both his undergraduate and postgraduate education. He did his general surgery and plastic surgery residency at the University of Michigan Medical Center. In 1986 he started his illustrious career by joining the Division of Plastic Surgery at UT Southwestern in Dallas.