John Burns, MD
Facial Plastic and Reconstructive SurgeryAVAILABLE VIRTUALLY
President of the Dallas Plastic Surgery InstituteDallas, TX
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Dr. John L. Burns Jr. MD is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and President of the Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute, one of the largest plastic surgery group practices in the United States. Dr. Burns dedicates his practice to aesthetic or cosmetic plastic surgery. Dr. Burns was raised in Dallas and graduated from Highland Park High School. He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Burns graduated summa cum laude from the Research Honors Program at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB). As one of the top students, he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honorary society. He stayed at the University of Texas Medical Branch where he completed a residency in Plastic Surgery. In addition, he completed training in microvascular surgery at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, and cosmetic surgery in Miami, Florida. Following his plastic surgery training, Dr. Burns became the first plastic surgeon in the United States to complete a fellowship in laser surgery at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.
His leadership in the field is evidenced by the numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters he has published on the subject of plastic and laser surgery. Dr. Burns is a frequent speaker at national meetings and is active in clinical research studies focusing on new laser technology.
Dr. Burns is on the Board of Directors and is a contributing surgeon to the Share-A-Smile Foundation which treats uninsured children with vascular anomalies. He is regularly active with LEAP, an organization founded by his partner, Dr. P. Craig Hobar, whose mission is to bring the finest reconstructive care to underserved countries.
Professional & Academic Titles
- President of the Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute
- Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
- Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Years of Experience
- 16 years of experience
- American Board of Plastic Surgery
- American Board of Surgery - General
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My philosophy is to achieve the finest possible result with the least risk.
John Burns, MD
Practice and Location
Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute
- Microvascular Surgery
- Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, The University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Jan 2004
- The University of Texas Medical Branch (1998)
- Vanderbilt University (1993)
- Medical City Dallas and Medical City Children's Hospital
- Medical City Lewisville
- American Society of Plastic Surgeons
- Allergan's Double Black Diamond Award
- Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Society