Dr.Rod Rohrich, a board certified plastic surgeon practicing in the Dallas, Texas area who performs both aesthetic and reconstructive surgery, has chaired more than 100 educational symposiums, some international, related to his field of expertise. Sharing his experience with his peers and students is an important part of his career and he has given over 1,500 talks concerning plastic surgery and medicine. 2018 will be no exception with participation in 3 symposiums already planned in February and March; two of which he will be organizing and co-chairing.
Born and raised in North Dakota, he received his bachelors and masters degrees at universities in his home state with high honors. Among his many awards. He was a Notable North Dakotan in 1998 and each year sponsors a medical student in his home state. Dr. Rod Rohrich graduated as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society from the Baylor College of Medicine in Texas. After completing his residency and the University of Michigan, he continued his education during his fellowship at through Oxford University in England by being trained in pediatric and craniofacial surgery from 1983 to 1984 as well as completing a fellowship in hand and microsurgery through Harvard Medical School from 1985 to 1986.
Dr. Rod Rohrich is currently a professor of the Department of Plastic Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center where he is also a founding chairman since 1986; . Rohrich is a member of the Plastic Surgery Research Council and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and multiple other professional medical organizations. He has served as president and chair of many other organizations but is presently serving the Association of Academic Chairmen of Plastic Surgery as president.
Despite being busy with education and his practice, he has volunteered with Save the Children, the American Cancer Society, and the March of Dimes as a member of their boards of directors. His wife, with whom he has two children with, were co-chairs for the Dallas for Children Foundation; an organization he helped found.