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Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery | Male

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My philosophy is to be leader in all aspects of quality care for my patients cosmetic and functional concerns about their facial or nasal appearance, nasal and sinus function or their needs as it relates to facial reconstruction, thyroid or parathyroid disease. My 25 years as a Board Certified Facial Olastic Surgeon and ENT doctor have given me the experience and depth of knowledge to diagnose, treat and operate on the simplest and most complex problems of the face head and neck. Other doctors chose me to their personal physician as well as that if heir family members. Quality, safety, accuracy, and a hthe best possible outcome is the goal for all my patients. You can trust me to listen to your concerns and I hat we will work together to achieve the best possible result for what Treatment of whatever condition you are seeking help for.  I look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to Alford Facial Plastic Surgery. 

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Dr. Eugene L. Alford MD FACS is a world renowned specialist in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery having authored more than 45 original peer reviewed articles, 14 original book chapters, and given over 100 invited lectures both nationally and internationally. He's served on the editorial board of 10 national medical journals, been an Invited Guest Professor at 14 different U.S. and International Medical Schools and appeared on the OPRAH Show, Larry King Live, The Discovery Channel, and most of the local Houston Television Stations as an expert in Facial Plastic Surgery. In business since 1992, Dr. Alford's passion is cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, head, and neck with a special emphasis and expertise in rhinoplasty. With his training in Head and Neck Cancer Surgery and his vast experience in reconstructive surgery, Dr. Alford understands the deeper anatomy of the face, enabling him to create a solid foundation of support for the changes in the surface of the skin. His goal is to improve, not alter, a person's appearance. The end result is a balancing of the facial features so that the nose, brow, eyes and neck all fit together to make you look more well rested, youthful, and vibrant. Dr. Alford also excels in the treatment of tumors, both benign and malignant, of the face, head and neck as well as reconstruction following the removal of skin cancers such Basal Cell Carcinoma, Squamous Cell Carcinoma, or Melanoma. Dr. Alford not only achieves a beautiful cosmetic and functional reconstruction, but the procedure will be done in such a way as to not compromise the cure of the malignancy. Dr. Alford is the recipient of many awards for his charitable work (see his complete Curriculum Vitae for a list) and is uniquely situated to feel empathy for those who are disabled as he suffered a spinal cord injury that left him paralyzed from the waist down in December of 2007. After 10 months in the hospital and grueling rehabilitation, Dr. Alford ultimately persevered, and now performs his surgeries from an electric wheelchair that allows him to stand and operate normally. He continues his recovery with daily work at home and supervised rehab at The Methodist Hospital Outpatient Rehab Department. His inspirational story can be read in full at Reader's Digest Magazine. Dr. Alford is married to Dr. Mary Alford DDS and has three children John, Bess, and Charles.

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      Dr. Alford says...

      Dr. Eugene L. Alford MD FACS is a world renowned specialist in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery having authored more than 45 original peer reviewed articles, 14 original book chapters, and given over 100 invited lectures both nationally and internationally. He's served on the editorial board of 10 national medical journals, been an Invited Guest Professor at 14 different U.S. and International Medical Schools and appeared on the OPRAH Show, Larry King Live, The Discovery Channel, and most of the local Houston Television Stations as an expert in Facial Plastic Surgery.

      In business since 1992, Dr. Alford's passion is cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, head, and neck with a special emphasis and expertise in rhinoplasty.  With his training in Head and Neck Cancer Surgery and his vast experience in reconstructive surgery, Dr. Alford understands the deeper anatomy of the face, enabling him to create a solid foundation of support for the changes in the surface of the skin. His goal is to improve, not alter, a person's appearance. The end result is a balancing of the facial features so that the nose, brow, eyes and neck all fit together to make you look more well rested, youthful, and vibrant.

      Dr. Alford also excels in the treatment of tumors, both benign and malignant, of the face, head and neck as well as reconstruction following the removal of skin cancers such Basal Cell Carcinoma, Squamous Cell Carcinoma, or Melanoma.  Dr. Alford not only achieves a beautiful cosmetic and functional reconstruction, but the procedure will be done in such a way as to not compromise the cure of the malignancy.

      Dr. Alford is the recipient of many awards for his charitable work (see his complete Curriculum Vitae for a list) and is uniquely situated to feel empathy for those who are disabled as he suffered a spinal cord injury that left him paralyzed from the waist down in December of 2007. After 10 months in the hospital and grueling rehabilitation, Dr. Alford ultimately persevered, and now performs his surgeries from an electric wheelchair that allows him to stand and operate normally. He continues his recovery with daily work at home and supervised rehab at The Methodist Hospital Outpatient Rehab Department. His inspirational story can be read in full at Reader's Digest Magazine. Dr. Alford is married to Dr. Mary Alford DDS and has three children John, Bess, and Charles.

      Dr. Alford's Care Philosophy

      My philosophy is to be leader in all aspects of quality care for my patients cosmetic and functional concerns about their facial or nasal appearance, nasal and sinus function or their needs as it relates to facial reconstruction, thyroid or parathyroid disease. My 25 years as a Board Certified Facial Olastic Surgeon and ENT doctor have given me the experience and depth of knowledge to diagnose, treat and operate on the simplest and most complex problems of the face head and neck. Other doctors chose me to their personal physician as well as that if heir family members. Quality, safety, accuracy, and a hthe best possible outcome is the goal for all my patients. You can trust me to listen to your concerns and I hat we will work together to achieve the best possible result for what Treatment of whatever condition you are seeking help for.  I look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to Alford Facial Plastic Surgery. 

      Dr. Alford says...

      Dr. Alford practices State of the Art Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery for both the cosmetic & functional needs of his patients. With Board Certification in Otolaryngology (ENT) and Facial Plastic Surgery as well as a fellowship in Head and Neck Cancer Surgery Dr. Alford can meet or exceed all of your needs & desires relating to the appearance of your face and the function of the important structures contained within the head and neck. Not only can Dr. Alford make your nose look beautiful & fit your face with out an operated or fake appearance, he can also create open nasal passages that allow you to breathe & enjoy life to the fullest without nasal blockage or sinus infections. Whether he uses fillers or a facelift, you can look healthy, rejuvenated natural & more youthful.    If you happen to need his skills in reconstructive surgery rest assured you are in the hands of a surgeon with more than 25 years of experience in treating all aspects care related to the head & neck.

      Dr. Alford says...

      Dr. Alford practices State of the Art Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery for both the cosmetic & functional needs of his patients. With Board Certification in Otolaryngology (ENT) and Facial Plastic Surgery as well as a fellowship in Head and Neck Cancer Surgery Dr. Alford can meet or exceed all of your needs & desires relating to the appearance of your face and the function of the important structures contained within the head and neck. Not only can Dr. Alford make your nose look beautiful & fit your face with out an operated or fake appearance, he can also create open nasal passages that allow you to breathe & enjoy life to the fullest without nasal blockage or sinus infections. Whether he uses fillers or a facelift, you can look healthy, rejuvenated natural & more youthful.    If you happen to need his skills in reconstructive surgery rest assured you are in the hands of a surgeon with more than 25 years of experience in treating all aspects care related to the head & neck.

      Dr. Alford's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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      •  Specializes in Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
      •  Board certified in Otolaryngology and Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery
      •  No malpractice claims found
      •  No sanctions found
      •  No board actions found

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      • Otolaryngology
      • Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Acute Sinusitis
      • Aging Face
      • Bell's Palsy
      • Broken Nose
      • Brow Presentation
      • Cancer
      • Chronic Sinusitis
      • Cosmetic Conditions
      • Deviated Septum
      • Enlarged Turbinates
      • Facial Trauma
      • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
      • Nasal Obstruction
      • Nasal Polyp
      • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
      • Rhinophyma
      • Scars
      • Sinusitis
      • Skin Cancer
      • Thyroid Cancer
      • Visual Field Defects
      • Wrinkly Skin Syndrome

      Education

      • Medical School
        Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio

        Graduated in 1986

      • Internship Hospital
        University Health System

        Completed in 1987

      • Residency Hospital
        Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

        Completed in 1991

      • Fellowship Hospital
        University Of Michigan Hospitals

        Completed in 1992

        Upmc Presbyterian Shadyside

        Completed in 1990

      • Undergraduate School
        Texas A&M University / Main Campus

        Graduated in 1982

      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish

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      Specialties

      • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
      • Ear, Nose, and Throat
      • Head & Neck Surgical Oncology

      Procedures Performed

      • Blepharoplasty
      • Complex Revision Rhinoplasty
      • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
      • Facelift
      • Facial Reconstruction
      • Head and Neck Reconstruction Surgery
      • Head and Neck Surgery
      • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
      • Parathyroid Surgery
      • Primary Cosmetic Rhinoplasty
      • Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
      • Reconstructive Surgery
      • Tonsillectomy