Christopher M. DeBacker, MD, FACS
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San Antonio, Texas

Description of program:  The Facial cosmetic surgery fellowship at eyeplastx in San Antonio, TX emphasizes the full breadth of facial cosmetic surgery.  The Fellow will obtain extensive exposure to blepharoplasty, brow-lifting, chemical peels, laser re-surfacing, and face lifting, as well as rhinoplasty and hair transplant surgery. The Fellow will be involved early in their training with hand-on surgical training, as well as pre and post-operative case management. Most procedures are performed in our JCAHO-accredited surgical center, while some cases will be performed in a hospital setting.  It is expected that the Fellow will be involved in at least one research project per year with a presentation at the AACS annual meeting, and that he/she will sit for the ABFCS board examination.

The stipend per year is presently $54,000.

Faculty: Christopher M. DeBacker, MD, FACS (Oculoplastic Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery); David EE Holck, MD, FACS (Oculoplastic Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery); Jose Barrera, MD, FACS (ENT and Facial Plastic Surgery); Christian Stallworth, MD, FACS (ENT and Facial Plastic Surgery)

Prerequisites: Please see the AACS guidelines for Facial Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship. A Texas medical license is required, as is personal malpractice insurance.  The Fellow applicant must be board-eligible (or certified) in one of the surgical specialties. 

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