Dr. Rod Rohrich was born and raised on a ranch in North Dakota. After finishing high school, he received his undergraduate degree from North Dakota State University and his post-graduate degree from the University of North Dakota. Dr Rod Rohrich finished off his education by receiving his medical credentials from Baylor College of Medicine. His residency work was done in a variety of prestigious hospitals, including The University of Michigan Medical Center and in pediatric plastic surgery at Oxford University in England.
After joining the staff at the UTSW College of Medicine in 1986, Dr Rod Rohrich became a renowned plastic surgeon and was eventually appointed as the school’s chairman in 1991. As an academic, Dr Rod Rohrich spent a good deal of his time with fellow associates working on advanced research and new surgical procedures. To date, his current area of expertise is Rhinoplasty.
As an author, Dr. Rod Rohrich has written several books and textbooks related to various advanced plastic surgery topics. Dr Rod Rohrich has also been a major contributor to other publications and provided over 500 peer reviews. He currently sits as the editor-in-chief for the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery medical journal.
As a physician and plastic surgeon, Dr Rod Rohrich is considered one of the best in the country. In Early 2015, he was selected by a large group of peers at the Castle Connolly’s Top Doctor Program as one of the top plastic surgeons in America. This is one of the most prestigious honor bestowed on physicians because of the process. Over 50,000 doctors nationwide provide nominations and input into the process before the honorees are announced.
On the lecture circuit, Dr. Rod Rohrich has become a highly sought after speaker. Dr Rod Rohrich has addressed students at top medical schools and made presentations to doctors during national and world conferences. One of his favorite speaking topics is the need to promote safety and more patient care when performing various surgical procedures. Aside from his speaking engagements, he also sits on the board of many medical associations and organizations. Included in his extensive list of extracurricular associations is the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the Association of Academic Chairman of Plastic Surgery and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.