Dr. Christopher Patronella, MD

Dr. Christopher Patronella, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Christopher Patronella, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston in 1982 and specializes in plastic surgery.

12727 Kimberley Ln Ste 300

Houston, TX 77024

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Dr. Patronella's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Endoscopic Brow Lift
  • Facelift
  • Gynecomastia
  • Lift - Parts of the Body Other than Face
  • Liposuction
  • Neck Liposuction
  • Pulmonary Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

Commitment to excellence is the cornerstone of my philosophy, while comprehensive care and compassion are at the heart of my professional goals for my patients.


  • Plastic Surgery

Board Certifications


St Joseph Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
Ochsner Hospital
Residency Hospital
Ochsner Hospital
Internship Hospital
University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
Medical School
Texas A&M University / Main Campus
Undergraduate School


  • Spanish
  • English


  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Best Presentation Award, Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2006
  • "Ten Most Dependable Plastic Surgeons of the Western United States" (Goldline Research published in Forbes Magazine), 2008
  • Excellence in Medical Writing, Trustees Award, Ochsner Medical Foundation, 1985
  • Best Aesthetic Journal Article, Aesthetic Surgery Journal, 2008
  • Leading Providers, Plastic Surgeons in the United States, Goldline Research published in Forbes Magazine, 2009
  • Doctors' Choice, Health and Fitness Magazine, selected by Houston-area physicians as one of top plastic surgeons, 2008-2012
  • National Body Contouring Board of Advisors, Shaping Futures, 2006
  • Houston Top Doc, H Magazine, selected by physicians as one of Houston's top plastic surgeon, 2004-2012

Media & Publications

  • Book Chapter: "For Men Only: Body Contouring for the Athlete" in Be Your Best: A Comprehensive Guide to Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 2004
  • Book chapter: "Body Contouring Surgery" in Be Your Best: A Comprehensive Guide to Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 2007
  • Book Chapter: "The Surgical Facility" in Be Your Best: A Comprehensive Guide to Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 2007
  • Pectoral Etching: A Method for Augmentation, Delineation and Contouring the Thoracic Musculature in Men, Dec. 2007
  • Thromboembolism in High Risk Aesthetic Surgery: Experience with 17 Patients in a Review of 3871 Consecutive Cases, Nov. 2008
  • Correction of the Bra Strap Shoulder Groove Deformity in Women, Dec. 2007
  • A Long-term, Observational Study Assessing the Safety of DepoFoam Bupivacaine after Augmentation Mammoplasty, Jan. 2012
  • A Retrospective Study with the Use of a Low Molecular Weight Heparin for Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Large Volume Liposuction and Body Contouring Procedures, 2006
  • Facelift: Measurements of Superficial Muscular Aponeurotic System Advancement with and without Zigomaticus Major Muscle Release, 2005
  • Precautions to Ensure Safe One Stage Abdominoplasty in Combination with Body Contouring Procedures, 2006

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Had two surgeries with Dr. P. Would recommend him highly.
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