Dr. John Eggleston III, MD

Dr. John Eggleston III, MD

Breast Reconstruction Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
50 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. John Eggleston III, MD is a breast reconstruction surgery specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 18 years. He specializes in breast reconstruction surgery.Read his story

Eyelid & Facial Plastic Surgery Associates

12201 Renfert Way Ste 100

Austin, TX 78758
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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Excision of Skin Lesion
more than 27% of peers
Hand Conditions
more than 13% of peers
Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
more than 10% of peers

Dr. Eggleston III's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Eggleston III's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Eggleston III "Dr. John M. Eggleston has been practicing plastic, reconstructive, and cosmetic surgery since 1995. He has been serving Austin, Texas area."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Eggleston III "John M. Eggleston III, MD is a board-certified plastic, reconstructive, and cosmetic surgeon with special interests in both initial and revision surgeries of the breast and body. He combines artistic vision with meticulous technique and strives to be both compassionate and approachable to all his patients. Dr. Eggleston spent 13 years as a professor of plastic surgery at Johns Hopkins University and Stanford University where he taught advanced reconstructive and cosmetic techniques including DIEP flap breast reconstruction.He completed his own general and plastic surgery training at Stanford University followed by an additional fellowship in microsurgery and hand surgery at the University of California San Diego. Before that, he graduated with honors from Dartmouth College and obtained his MD from the University of Virginia. He has published myriad peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters and has lectured across the nation and abroad. Dr. Eggleston has a special interest in medical mission work and has taught and operated in developing nations throughout Latin America, Eastern Europe, Africa, and Asia. Parallel to his love for different cultures and ethnicities, he speaks Spanish in addition to English.Whether you need complex reconstruction following cancer treatment or simply desire restoration of face, breast or body, Dr. Eggleston provides high quality surgical care delivered with patient education, coordinated teamwork, and his hallmark infectious enthusiasm for his craft. Outside of the office, Dr. Eggleston is a family man. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Malena Amato, MD who is an oculoplastic surgeon in Austin, and their two sons. His other passions are the great outdoors, cycling, literature, and adventure. Dr. Eggleston is part of a statewide partnership called Breast Reconstruction Associates and sees patients in Central Austin ."
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1  Specialties

  • Breast Reconstruction Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

17  Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Cancer
  • Cancer-Related Conditions
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hidradenitis
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Pulmonary Disease

32  Procedures

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Congenital Hand Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator (DIEP) Flap
  • Endoscopic Hand Surgery
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Liposuction
  • Mini Tummy Tuck
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • PAP Flap Breast Reconstruction
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
  • Skin Grafts
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Dartmouth College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • University of Virginia
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Stanford University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Stanford University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Stanford University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University of California At San Diego
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Eggleston III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Eggleston III's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Eggleston III to family and friends
10 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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Dr. Eggleston III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. E and Melissa were so supportive, caring, and available to me at all times during my surgery and post op. The patience and detail given to me were awesome. But, most importantly, the final results of my surgery were wonderful!! Dr. E's skills are outstanding. I HIGHLY recommend Dr. E to...more
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He explained everything in detail before surgery. After surgery was done it was all that he had explained and more. He has a heart of gold and I would recommend him to anyone in need of a good surgeon.
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My experience with Dr. Eggleston has been wonderful.
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If you need reconstruction surgery, this is where you need to go. You will receive exceptional care from a kind and compassionate man. He will listen to all of your concerns and take the time to address them. You will never feel rushed or unimportant. You will also be very pleased with the results....more
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I am a native Austinite and am familiar with most of the established and highly rated plastic surgeons in Austin. I recently underwent reconstructive breast implant surgery with Dr. Eggleston. The results are amazing. He is very skilled. My healing time was fast. His professional demeanor is...more
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