Dr. Rod Rohrich is a leader and innovator in his field. He is a plastic surgeon who has been the leader in discovery groundbreaking procedures, techniques, and technology that other plastic surgeons around the world now use. Dr. Rohrich’s extensive experience is benefiting all of those who are undergoing plastic surgery procedures.
Dr. Rod Rohrich was born and raised on a ranch in North Dakota. After high school, he graduated summa cum laude from both North Dakota State and the University of North Dakota. After that he moved to Houston, Texas where he studied medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine. His time at Baylor shaped him to be the dedicated surgeon that he is today. After receiving his medical degree, Dr. Rohrich went on to do his residency at the University of Michigan where he learned under the skillful hands of the best surgeons in the country. He did further training at both Oxford and Harvard Universities before accepting a position in academia in 1986. Dr. Rohrich moved back to Texas in order to serve as an assistant professor for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. He worked in the Division of Plastic Surgery helping to educate students with his skill and knowledge. He spent the following two decades serving on the chair for the University of Texas Southwestern.
Dr. Rod Rohrich is not only a world-renown plastic surgeon, he is also an educator. He is frequently seen in the media sharing his knowledge of new procedures and techniques that he has helped to develop. He has been featured in publications such as “Newsweek”, “Allure”, “U.S. News & World Report”, “Wall Street Journal”, and “D Magazine”. He has also been on television shows such as “Oprah”, “the Today Show”, “The View”, and the “the Dallas Morning News”. His work has been published in over 700 peer reviewed articles as well as five textbooks, all about his work in plastic surgery. Dr. Rohrich is also serves as the editor-in-chief for “Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery”, a journal dedicated to the art of plastic surgery.
Dr. Rod Rohrich is also a philanthropist. He has worked with charities such as the March of Dimes, the Dallas chapter of the American Cancer Society, and Save the Children/Dallas. He has also donated his skills while working as a plastic surgeon in the third world to help patients who could not afford surgery.