Since 1986, Dr. Rod J. Rohrich has been the Chairman of the Department of Plastic Surgery at the UT Southwestern Medical Center. He is also a professor. Rohrich is one of the top plastic surgeons in the U.S. In early 2018, he will actively participate in three conferences.

At the 52nd Annual Baker Gordon Educational Symposium, Dr. Rohrich will preside over two panels: Lectures with Video Demonstration and Elegant Outcomes in Body Contour Surgery. After attending the Annual Baker Gordon Educational Symposium, Rohrich will attend the 21st Annual Global Dallas Cosmetic Surgery & Medicine Meeting and the 35th annual Dallas Rhinoplasty Meeting. The panel discussions at the Cosmetic Medicine Meeting will focus on innovate cosmetic medicine. Dr. Rohrich will make a presentation on fillers and neuromodulators. He will be the moderator of panels on breast/buttock augmentation and facial rejvenation. At the Rhinopasty Conference, he will be a lecturer and moderator for five panel discussions. Rod will also participate in a video about advanced nasal anatomy.

Dr. Rohrich has board certification from the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Rohrich has a patent for breast implants. Rod has been president of American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. He is the editor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Selected Readings in Plastic Surgery. Dr. Rohrich was a undergraduate and graduate student at NDSU and the University of North Dakota. Rohrich graduated from the medical school of Baylor University, where he was an honors student. He was a resident in general and plastic surgery at The University of Michigan Medical Center. After these residencies, Rod became a trainee in pediatric plastic surgeon at Oxford University. Rohrich was a fellow of hand and microvascular surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Rod has a background in philanthropy. Dr. Rohrich has been a board member for March of Dimes, Save the Children-Dallas, American Cancer Society-Dallas, and the Evergreen Gala Advisory Board. He is an original member of the the Dallas for Children Foundation. Dr. Rod founded a mobile clinic in East Dallas for providing vaccinations for poor children. Rohrich has performed plastic surgeries on children from poor nations, who have severe burns and congenital deformities. He has established his own foundation to help medical students in North Dakota.

Rohrich has appeared on Oprah, The View, and Good Morning America. He is married to Dr. Diane L. Gibby and he has two children.