|2018 Top Plastic Surgeons
|Bardia Amirlak M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Amirlak is a triple–board-certified plastic surgeon and an Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery in the Department of Plastic Surgery at the
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW) in Dallas, one of the most prestigious plastic surgery institutions in the world. Dr
Amirlak is the Director of the Plastic Surgery Resident Cosmetic Clinic and the Medical Director of Plastic Surgery Clinics at UTSW. He is also
the Director of the Plastic Surgery Global Health Program and has organized and participated in the surgical care of patients in several under
served countries. He serves as the Director of the Cosmetic Surgery and Rhinoplasty Anatomy Lab held annually during the international
Dallas Cosmetic Surgery Symposium, which has brought thousands of plastic surgeons to Dallas for additional advanced training.
He is on the editorial board of several peer-reviewed journals and is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American
College of Surgeons, as well as a founding member of the American Society of Reconstructive Transplant Surgery.
Dr. Amirlak is the principal investigator on numerous studies funded by research grants, with topics including breast reconstruction, cosmetic
surgery, Rhinoplasty, and migraine surgery. He has authored numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals and textbooks and is regularly
invited to present lectures at national and international meetings. He has received multiple awards for his research and academic
achievements, such as the Ohio Valley Society of Plastic Surgery Award and the Rhinoplasty Society Award.
Dr. Amirlak been recognized in national media outlets such as National Public Radio, Daily Mail, and ABC News. He was identified by D
Magazine as one of the top plastic surgeons in Dallas and was selected as one of the Super Doctors of Texas Rising Stars. His expertise in
aesthetic surgery uses cutting-edge advanced and precise approaches to achieve fitting and natural outcomes. In caring for patients, he
incorporates the art and the science of plastic surgery—from nonsurgical facial rejuvenation and fillers to 3-dimensional analysis in
Rhinoplasty and breast augmentation—to achieve the best results.
Christine Stiles M.D.
Dr. Christine Stiles was born in Queens, New York. During High School, she knew that she wanted to become a physician in order to help
children. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at Manhattan College in Riverdale, New York. She then attended The State
University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude and earned her Doctorate of Medicine in 1992.
Dr Stiles then began a Residency in Pediatric Medicine at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in 1995. During her training in Pediatrics,
she had the opportunity to do a rotation with The Cleft Lip and Palate and Craniofacial Service. Being able to care for these children and
change their lives early on inspired her to become a Plastic Surgeon. After finishing this residency, she began an Integrated Plastic Surgery
Residency at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Upon completion of her training in 2001, she was offered a position
with The International Craniofacial Institute and The Genecov-Salyer Group in Dallas, Texas. This allowed her to integrate her love of caring
for children and her desire to help adults improve their lives through plastic surgery.
In 2005, she established The Center for Breast & Body Contouring in Frisco, Texas to provide a center for excellence in cosmetic and
reconstructive surgery. This practice has become a premier center for cosmetic surgery and focuses on helping women improve their bodies
and regain self confidence through The Mommy Makeover. In 2005, she also established Plastiks for Kids, a specialty practice for children with
congenital and traumatic deformities in Plano, Texas.
Dr. Stiles is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a member of both The American Society of Plastic Surgeons and
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is married and has two young
children. Her interests include yoga, running and spending time with her family.
Dr. Denton Watumull has been in practice in the Dallas area since 1991. He is the founder of Regional Plastic Surgery Center and is board
certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and elected President of the
Dallas Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2019 through 2021.
He has been named one of the best plastic surgeons in Dallas and Collin County by D Magazine fifteen times and has been named one of
the best plastic surgeons by Texas Monthly eleven times. For six consecutive years, 2014 through 2019, Top10MD.com chose Dr. Watumull
as one of the Top 10 Plastic and Cosmetic Surgeons in Dallas.
Dr. Watumull completed his General Surgery Residency, Plastic Surgery Residency and Hand & Microsurgery Fellowship all at UT
Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX. He has served in multiple leadership positions in the medical community, including Chief of Staff
and Chief of Surgery at Dallas area hospitals.
Dr. Watumull makes every effort to put himself on the other side of the consultation. The goal is never to oversell procedures, but rather to
recommend surgical options he would recommend for himself or his family. Dr. Watumull has been married for more than 25 years, a devoted
father, and is a member of Fellowship Church.
Vasdev Rai, M.D.
Cosmetic Surgical Center
7777 Forest Ln C612
Dallas, TX 75230
For more than 30 years, Dallas plastic surgeon, Dr.
Vasdev Rai has performed over 25,000 cosmetic
surgeries. He is chief of Plastic Surgery Section at
Medical City Dallas Hospital. Dr. Rai is
board-certified in plastic surgery by the American
Board of Plastic Surgery, which includes cosmetic
surgery of the face, body and liposuction, breast
augmentation and reduction, and reconstructive
Dr. Rai specializes in cosmetic surgery including
surgery procedures for the breast, body, face, and
plastic surgery for men. He earned many awards
and scholarships during undergraduate and medical
Dr. Rai is regularly featured in the local media, and
has appeared on national television news programs.
He is also a sought-after author and lecturer on
plastic surgery. Dr. Rai's powerful education,
professional memberships and honors, advanced
training in new technologies, and community support
make him one of the most admired plastic surgeons
Matthias Solomon, MD
Dr. Solomon is a triple board certified plastic surgeon, certified by the American board of plastic surgery, the American board of facial
plastic and reconstructive surgery and the American board of surgery.
He did his initial surgical training at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA, which is ranked among the top 20 hospitals
in the United States. The division of plastic surgery at Jefferson is credited with being the oldest continuously active plastic surgery
practice in the United States. With this foundation, he was selected for specialization in plastic surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester,
MN. The Mayo Clinic has been ranked as the best hospital in the country and ranks as one of the finest medical institutions in the world.
Although he is the only surgeon in the Dallas metroplex board certified both plastic surgery and facial plastic surgery, he is very
selective and performs less than ten cosmetic surgery procedures that he is truly passionate about. In each of these procedures, he
utilizes the best and most proven techniques that give consistently good results. Following his formal training at the Mayo Clinic, he
traveled to Atlanta, Beverly Hills, Milan, New York and San Francisco to visit with and learn these techniques from some of the best
plastic surgeons in the world. He brings these skills to Dallas, in a state of the art and modern office, complemented by an exceptional
nurse injector and esthetician offering a variety of skin care and injectable treatments. He has been voted top doctor by physicians over
the last several years and is also a recipient of the patient’s choice award, based on reviews by patients.
He is married to his wife Elizabeth and has four young children. His passion aside from plastic surgery is classical music. He is an
amateur concert pianist with a repertoire that includes works by Beethoven, Chopin, Liszt and Rachmaninoff.
John A. Standefer, MD
Fresh Image Cosmetic Surgery & Skin Center
Dr. John A. Standefer has 34 years of experience and has successfully performed more than 10,000 facial cosmetic surgeries. He is double
board certified with the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology. He is also
a Fellow with the American College of Surgeons. As the Medical Director at Fresh Image Cosmetic Surgery Center, Dr. Standefer focuses
on providing patients with natural-looking results and remarkable care throughout their entire experience.
Dr. Standefer was born and raised in Hillsboro, Texas. He received his B.S. from Texas A&M University in 1974 and his MD degree from the
University of Texas Health Science Center in 1978. After completing his internship and residency at Bexar County Hospital, Dr. Standefer
opened his practice in Duncanville in 1983 with a specialty in Otorhinolaryngology (Head & Neck Surgery).
In 1998, Dr. Standefer became passionate about helping patients look and feel their best, so he completed a second specialty in Facial
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He served as Chief of Surgery for Charlton Methodist Hospital from 1996 to 1999 and as Medical
Director of Premier Surgery of Duncanville from 1988-1996. Dr. Standefer has also held various positions at Methodist Medical Center
Dallas and Columbia Medical Hospital.
As one of best facial and neck cosmetic surgeons in Dallas, Dr. Standefer has written and presented numerous papers on head and neck
surgery as well as facial cosmetic surgery and keeps current in both areas through continuing education courses provided by the medical
societies. He has been chosen as a RealSelf Top Doctor for the past several years. In his spare time, Dr. Standefer enjoys photography,
traveling, spending time with his family and watching Texas A&M sports. At the Fresh Image office, you will see natural photographs he’s
captured of landscapes throughout the years.
Fresh Image Cosmetic Surgery Center
17311 Dallas Parkway, Suite 100
Dallas, TX 75248
|"Dr. Standefer is the best!!!!!! I would recommend him to any and all looking for plastic surgery. Come to Dallas and get
the best.... it is worth the drive or flight to see him. He is not the stuffy plastic surgeon type but a very kind, professional
and caring doctor. His staff is also attentive and caring. They take the time to listen to questions or concerns and answer
them with direct responses. I had no issues and healed in record time."
Jeffrey M. Kenkel M.D., F.A.C.S.
Jeffrey M. Kenkel, M.D., F.A.C.S., is a board certified plastic surgeon located in Dallas, Texas. He is Professor and Chairman of the
Department of Plastic Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. He holds the Warren and Betty Woodward
Chair in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is the Director of the Clinical Center for Cosmetic Laser Treatment, and the Residency
Program Director. His clinical practice is located at the Outpatient Building on the UT Southwestern Medical Center Campus.
Dr. Kenkel is the Past President of American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), the leading professional organization of plastic
surgeons certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery who specializes in cosmetic plastic surgery. He also serves as 1 of 18 directors
on the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Kenkel states “Plastic surgery embraces both surgical and non-surgical options to help many look as good as they feel. We recognize that
many things contribute to the ideal state of health and wellness.” Dr. Kenkel stresses the importance of eating right and exercise programs
as well as healthy lifestyle changes to maximize the results that he can achieve with office-based and surgical procedures.
He performs a wide array of both surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures enhancing the face, breast and body. He remains actively
involved in the education of plastic surgeons around the country and the world, speaking about lasers, injectables and cosmetic surgery of
the face, breast and body.
Dr. Kenkel was born and raised in the Washington D.C. area before moving to Dallas over 20 years ago. He is married to his wife, Suzanne
and have enjoyed raising their son and daughter, Matthew and Ashley. His outside interests include: golf, hockey, crossfit, music, and
nutrition. The Kenkels are avid animal lovers. They have rescued several dogs around the DFW area and volunteer as a family at the DFW
humane society. Dr. Kenkel has been a Team Physician for the Dallas Stars since 1996.
The 10 Best Of Everything DFW Has To Offer
|Warren J. Katz, M.D.
6200 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy #110
Dallas, TX 75240
With over 30 years of experience, Dr. Warren J. Katz has a reputation for excellence in the field of
cosmetic surgery. With his fine-tuned surgical technique Dr. Katz offers unparalleled surgical skill
and the very best in patient care. His discerning clientele travel from all over the world to his
accredited AAAHC surgical facility to benefit from his superior surgical knowledge and abilities,
exceptional record of safety, and remarkable patient results.
Dr. Katz graduated from Chicago Medical School, where he was in Alpha Omega Alpha, a Honor
Medical Society for the top 10 percent of the class. He went on to complete his internship and
residency at Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center and the prestigious Manhattan Eye, Ear and
Throat Hospital in New York, NY.
Dr. Katz is triple board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive
Surgery, the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, and the American Board of
Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Katz is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
He is a member of many professional organizations, including the International Society of Cosmetic
Surgery, the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, the American Academy of Facial Plastic and
Reconstructive Surgery, the American Medical Association, the Texas Medical Association, the
Dallas County Medical Society, and a founding member of the Cosmetic Surgical Society of Texas.
As an icon in his field, he is regularly sought out for his opinions and expertise. A noted lecturer, he
regularly presents to Cosmetic Surgeons and special interest groups. He is regularly quoted in the
press, appearing on television outlets such as CNN, ABC, NBC, and CBS and has been featured in
numerous national, state, and local publications, including Forbes Magazine, D Magazine, Health
and Fitness Magazine, the Dallas Morning News, People Newspapers, Paper City, and others. Dr.
Katz was also showcased on the cover of Southwest Airlines Magazine, in a feature story entitled,
“The New Rage: Cosmetic Surgery.”
Due to his extensive training, years of experience and artistic eye, Dr. Katz is able to take an
individualized approach to each patient’s surgery. Probably best known for his integrity, his goal is
to get to know the patient, understand their needs and provide an accurate, detailed overview of
their options. Dr. Katz wants all of his patients to go into surgery feeling comfortable and confident
with their decision and to come out of surgery delighted from the positive and rewarding experience.
Dr. Katz has a genuine passion for what he does, which is revealed through the beautifully crafted
and natural looking results he delivers to his patients. Read more...
Facial Fat Grafting
Buccal Fat Removal
Direct Brow Lift
Mini Tummy Tuck
Hand Fat Grafting
Silikon Lip Augmentation
30 + Years In Practice
20,000 + Surgeries Performed
6200 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy #110
Dallas, TX 75240
|J. Michael Morrissey, MD
Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery
Center Of Texas
5316 WEST PLANO PARKWAY
PLANO, TEXAS 75093
J. Michael Morrissey M.D. was born in Kensington, CT and attended local schools
Worcester, MA. and earned his medical degree at the Georgetown University
School of Medicine in Washington, D.C.
J. Michael Morrissey M.D. began his surgical training as an intern in General
Surgery at Methodist Dallas Medical Center in Dallas, TX, before entering the
United States Air Force. He served three years as a Captain and Flight Surgeon
with the 20th Bomb Squadron at Barksdale AFB, Louisiana.
After completing his active duty military service, J. Michael Morrissey M.D. returned
to Dallas and Methodist Dallas Medical Center to complete his training in General
Surgery. After completion of his General Surgery training, J. Michael Morrissey M.D.
went on to continue specialized training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the
University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics in Madison, Wisconsin. He also
completed additional training in Aesthetic Surgery in Miami and San Francisco.
J. Michael Morrissey M.D. is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery to
perform cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, head, neck, trunk and
extremities. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Texas
Society of Plastic Surgeons and American Medical Association. J. Michael
Morrissey M.D. remains current with the latest techniques in plastic and cosmetic
surgery by regularly attending medical seminars, workshops, and conferences.
J. Michael Morrissey M.D. and his wife Michele, reside in Plano, TX with their two
children, Madison and Jack and yellow lab Lily.
J. Michael Morrissey M.D. is also a member in good standing of the medical staffs of
Methodist Dallas Medical Center and Presbyterian Hospital of Plano.
YEARS IN PRACTICE
5316 WEST PLANO PARKWAY
PLANO, TEXAS 75093
|Surjit Rai, M.D.
Cosmetic Surgical Center
7777 Forest Ln C612
Dallas, TX 75230
Dr. Surjit Rai is a board-certified plastic surgeon and
a diplomate of the American Board of Plastic
Surgery. He specializes in cosmetic surgery of the
face, breast, and body for both men and women. He
has been voted “Best in City” by BestOfGuide and is
a RealSelf Top Doctor. He is on staff at Medical City
Dallas and Presbyterian Plano.
Dr. Rai is a proud Texas native. He grew up in the
Dallas area and completed his education and
training at the University of Texas and Texas A&M.
He completed his plastic surgery residency at the
University of Texas Medical Branch where he was
selected as the only resident to receive the best
plastic surgery resident award twice. He also
published several scholarly articles during his
training. Because of his comprehensive and up-to-
date training experience, he is able to offer his
patients the latest advanced techniques to perform
their surgery safely and with great cosmetic results.
Denton Watumull, MD
3201 E President George Bush Hwy
Richardson, TX 75082