Dr. Rod Rohrich is both an educator and leader in plastic surgery with experience in all aspects of the craft both reconstructive and aesthetic. Having already chaired over 100 educational symposiums covering plastic surgery, he will be sharing his knowledge at three more events just in the first few months of 2018 alone.
The first of these events will be the Baker Gordon Education Symposium followed by the Dallas Cosmetic Surgery and Medicine Meeting and the Dallas Rhinoplasty Meeting. The Medicine and Rhinoplasty Meetings will be happening sequentially and Dr. Rod Rohrich will be chairing and organizing the two and will be a presenter at all three events.
At the Baker gordon Educational Symposium, Rohrich will be performing live surgery for educational purposes.
A founding chair of plastic surgery as well as a professor at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, he has been perfecting his craft since the late 1980’s with a medical degree from the Baylor College of Medicine as well as residencies and fellowships at the University of Michigan, Oxford, and Harvard Medical School. He has been with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center since 1986 and has affiliations with several hospitals in Dallas and the surrounding areas. Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Dr. Rod Rohrich is internationally known and considered an expert in his field.
Dr. Rod Rohrich is also a philanthropist having co-founded the Alliance in Reconstructive Surgery, or AIRS, in 2012. This organization provides reconstructive plastic surgery to breast cancer survivors around the world who otherwise could not afford the procedure. Rohrich has also been on the board of directors with Save the Children, the March of Dimes, and the American Cancer Society; he has also traveled to third world countries to aid children with congenital deformities and severe burns both by performing plastic surgery and teaching his craft to local doctors.
Raised on a ranch in North Dakota, Rohrich sponsors a medical student from his home state every year who will practice primary care. He received postgraduate and undergraduate degrees from universities in his home state: the University of North Dakota and Dakota State University.