Professional Statement

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 micro-vascular 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.

Experience

15 years

Languages

Spanish, English

Gender

Male

Location

Dr John Burns9101 North Central ExpresswayDallas, TX 75231
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Education & Affiliations

Education & Training

  • Fellowships

    The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

    Other

  • Residency

    Dermatologist

    The University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

    Trained from 01/01/1999 to 01/01/2004

  • Graduate School

    The University of Texas Medical Branch

    1998

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery - General

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons

Hospital Affiliations

  • Medical City Dallas and Medical City Children's Hospital
  • Medical City Lewisville

Awards & Recognitions

  • Allergan's Double Black Diamond Award

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