Dr. Rod Rohrich is a famous and world-renowned plastic surgeon, who began his incredible journey of excellence while growing up in North Dakota. He continued his journey after graduating with highest honors from North Dakota State University and the University of North Dakota. Dr. Rohrich received his medical degree from the Baylor University of Medicine, earning high honors at graduation.
After fulfilling his residencies at the University of Michigan Medical Center for general and plastic surgery, he received training in pediatric plastic surgery at Oxford University in England. He went on to Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School where he completed a hand and microvascular fellowship. In 1986, Dr. Rohrich joined the Division of Plastic Surgery at UT Southwestern in Dallas, TX.
The world is full of talented surgeons. This much we know. However, if we consider the immense talent of Dr. Rohrich, one might wonder if the existing pool of specialists can match the dedication and commitment so often demonstrated by this most gifted of plastic surgeons. Dr. Rohrich possesses an innate ability to blend perfectly, his highly educated mind with an artistic touch unmatched by anyone in his profession. In fact, it is fair to say that Dr. Rod Rohrich is the embodiment of plastic surgeons aspiring to perfect their craft to the highest possible level. It is this devotion to his journey of excellence and perfection that earned him so much recognition during his professional life. Below is a terse list of his many accomplishments.
• Best Doctors in Dallas: 1996-2014
• Best Doctors in America 1998-2014
• Past President American Society of Plastic Surgery
• Who’s Who Worldwide: 1993-2014
• Texas Super Doctor: 2005-2014
In the medical profession, recognition by patients for excellence year over year has its rewards, but perhaps the most demanding of critics are those in one’s profession. On February 19th, 2015, Castle Connolly’s Top Doctor Program bestowed the glowing achievement to Dr. Rohrich as one of the best plastic surgeons in the United States. The purpose of the Top Doctor Program is to help consumers find the finest healthcare professionals in the medical field.
The process by which a doctor or specialist may earn a nomination is extensive. Castle Connolly reaches out to over 50,000 licensed healthcare professionals in the United States, asking for feedback regarding their choice of the best doctors practicing in their region. Castle Connolly then submits this information for review by a physician-led research team that checks each nominee’s background, education, board certification status, hospital and educational appointments, as well as their recognitions and achievements. Finally, after a thorough screening of the nominee’s disciplinary record, the editors from Castle Connolly and the research term determine the award recipient. As you can see, peer-review is stringent, with all nominees held to the highest professional standards.