Awards and Honors

Voted “Best Doctor in America” for Plastic Surgery every year since 2003. Selection into this database of expert physicians is made by surveying medical professionals with questions like, “If you or a loved one needed a doctor in your specialty, to whom would you refer them?” More information can be found at

Listed as one of “America’s Top Plastic Surgeons” by the Consumers’ Research Council every year since 2008. Surgeons are chosen through a point system that assigns value to a physician based on experience (years in practice), education and training, membership in professional organizations, and board certifications. To learn more, visit

Listed as a “Super Doctor” by Texas Monthly every year since 2001. Candidates are selected based upon surveys of physicians, a panel review, and a research process that includes interviews with medical professionals to identify the top doctors. Learn more at

Chosen “Top Doc” by H®Texas Magazine for Plastic Surgery, 2003-2013. Consistently voted Houston’s Top Doc, Super Doc and Top Doc for Women by H Texas® Magazine since 2003.

Listed as a “Top Doctor” for Plastic Surgery in Houstonia Magazine®, 2013-Present. The magazine solicited peer nominations from nearly 15,000 medical professionals throughout the Houston area and surrounding counties to obtain its Top Doc nominees and winners.

Chosen as a “Top Doctor” for the Brazilian Butt Lift by RealSelf, 2014-Present. This is an online community that has helped millions of patients gather information and connect with plastic surgeons in the area. RealSelf Top Doctor status is awarded to a select group of doctors who have demonstrated an ongoing commitment to answering consumer questions and encouraging their patients to post unbiased reviews and ratings.

Listed in Beyond Black, an international luxury publisher that promotes leaders in their field to individuals of ultra high net worth.

Awarded Best Journal Article by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in May 2009 for his journal article “Thromboembolism in High-Risk Aesthetic Surgery: Experience with 17 patients in a Review of 3,871 Consecutive Cases”, published in 2008.

Listed in Health and Fitness Magazine® as a top Houston physician for Breast Surgery and Cosmetic/Reconstructive Surgery. The Doctors’Choice award was given to 273 of Houston’s top physicians based upon votes from more than 2,800 Houston area physicians.

Designated as a leading plastic surgeon in the United States in a 2009 Goldline Research study that was published in Forbes magazine Goldline Research’s entire list of leading Plastic Surgeons was published in Forbes Magazine.

Listed in “Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare.” This publication contains the biographies of successful medical professionals, administrators, educators, researchers, clinicians, and industry leaders from across the diverse fields of medicine and healthcare.