Honors and Awards

I not only want to be the best that I can for my patients, but my family as well. A good balance between work and family is key to life. - Rod J. Rohrich, M.D.

Academic Appointments

  • Crystal Charity Ball Distinguished Chair in Plastic Surgery (1993 – 2014)
  • Betty and Warren Woodward Chair in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (1999 – 2014)
  • Distinguished Professor of Plastic Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

Hospital Appointments

  • Chief of Plastic Surgery, Zale Lipshy University Medical Center
  • Chief of Plastic Surgery, Children’s Medical Center
  • Attending Surgeon, Baylor University Medical Center
  • Attending Surgeon, Parkland Health and Hospital System
  • Attending Surgeon, Dallas Veterans Administration Medical Center

Additional Honors

  • Editor-in-Chief, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Served as President of the Texas Society for Plastic Surgeons
  • Served as President for the American Society of Plastic Surgery

Special Recognition

  • Voted Best Doctors in Dallas from 1996 to 2012 by D Magazine
  • Best Doctors in America from 1998 to 2012
  • Best Doctors in America in 1998 and 1999 by Good Housekeeping Magazine
  • Rated Top Doctors in America from 2001 to 2012 by Castle Connolly Guide


  • 2003 Scientific Essay Contest Award Winner, Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation
  • 2003 “Simon Fredricks Award”, American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • Distinguished Service Award from the Dallas Society of Plastic Surgeons in 1997 and 2002