Patient Essentials

If you’re planning your first visit to a UT Southwestern Medical Center plastic surgeon, it’s natural to have a lot of questions about what to expect. Your physician can answer questions about your specific condition or procedure, while the information in this section can help you prepare for your visit and get the most out of the visit with your doctor.

Elective Plastic Surgery Procedures

Making an Appointment

To schedule an initial consultation with one of our plastic surgeons:

Your First Appointment

Evaluation is neces­sary prior to scheduling your procedure. The evaluation allows our plastic surgeons to determine the appropriate options for addressing your objectives. We will discuss alternatives with you and help set realistic expectations.

New patients may want to bring old photos of themselves to assist in discussions regarding facial rejuvenation.

Covered Plastic Surgery Procedures

Making an Appointment

Patients may self-refer or be referred by a physician.

If your insurance coverage does not require a referral by a primary care physician, please make an appointment through the following options:

Physicians referring a patient may use the above options or the following:

Your First Appointment

New patients should bring all pertinent medical records to their first appointment or verify that our staff has received them from your referring physician. These records can include reports, X-ray films, and test results.