Dr. Rod Rohrich: A Distinguished Career

Dr. Rod J. Rohrich has worked as a plastic surgeon for many years and his is known for his outstanding work in areas related to facial reconstruction and aging. His expertise in the field was acknowledged by The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas when he was made the chairman of the School of Plastic Surgery. He served in that position for roughly 20 years.

Rohrich's formal education is extensive and impressive. He attended North Dakota State University, University of North Dakota, and the Baylor College of Medicine before moving on to complete his residency in plastic surgery.

As a practicing plastic surgeon, Dr. Rohrich developed numerous innovative surgical steps designed to help improve the safety of patients. Plastic surgery comes with risks and Dr. Rohrich's innovation helped address some of these risks.

The research and formal practice Dr. Rohrich performed also helped the medical community gain a greater understanding of how the face ages. Since many patients undergo plastic surgery to restore a youthful appearance, the information revealed by Dr. Rohrich proved to be a tremendous help.

The work of Dr. Rohrich was recognized by the media and he became a frequent guest on network and cable television programs. Often, his appearances helped the average person watching at home understand the complexities of plastic surgery in very simple terms. Many people were able to gain insights into procedures they considered undergoing upon watching Dr. Rohrich on television.

Various professional organizations also honored Dr. Rohrich and he served in leadership positions with the National Endowment for Plastic Surgery, the Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons, and the American Board of Plastic Surgery’s Resident Review Committee, among others.

Dr. Rod J. Rohrich has had a very esteemed career in medicine and his contributions to the field of plastic surgery are matched by very few.