Dr. Bardia Amirlak | Plastic Surgeon in Dallas TX
Dr. Amirlak is a triple board certified plastic surgeon serving Dallas TX and surrounding areas. His patients can expect a solid academic foundation with an elite educational pedigree.
He started his surgical training by completing a five year residency in general surgery at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. His residency included a year as a Chief Surgical Resident. During his surgical training, he was part of a team to organize humanitarian surgical mission trips to Latin American Countries. He was fortunate to participate in the surgical care of patients in several underserved countries.
He then moved to Louisville to complete a one-year fellowship in Hand and Microsurgery (including peripheral nerve surgery) at the world-renowned Kleinert’s Institute. During that year, he was honored to be part of the surgical team performing the only hand transplants in the country at the time. He then completed a 3-year plastic and reconstructive surgery training at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland Ohio. His mentors have included some of the world leaders of Plastic Surgery, including plastic surgeon Warren Breidenbach and plastic surgeon Arun Gosain. Dr. Amirlak was also trained by Dr. Bahman Guyuron, the pioneer of Migraine Surgery and a world-renowned plastic surgeon in the area of Rhinoplasty and Facial Cosmetic Surgery.
In 2010, Dr. Amirlak was invited to Dallas as an Assistant Professor at the renowned UT South-western (UTSW) Department of Plastic Surgery. This is the largest academic plastic surgery department in the United States and is the most respected worldwide.
As an expert plastic surgeon, Dr. Amirlak’s research has been presented at several societies of surgical subspecialties throughout the world, and has been published in peer reviewed journals such as Plastic & Re-constructive Surgery, Clinics in Plastic Surgery and many others. He has published chapters in leading surgical books, and received multiple awards for research and academic achievements, such as Ohio Valley Society of Plastic Surgery Award, Rhinoplasty Society Award, American Medical Association Physicians Recognition Award, and the 2007 Frachaud Award. He has been recognized in national media such as NPR, Daily Mail and ABC News.
Dr. Amirlak is regularly invited to give national and international lectures to plastic surgeons and physicians of other specialties. He is the director of the cosmetic surgery lab for the Annual Dallas Cosmetic Symposium and lectures as an expert plastic surgeon at the Dallas Rhinoplasty Symposium, where thousands of national and international plastic surgeons attend to learn about advanced rhinoplasty and facial cosmetic surgery. He is also leading the research and clinical studies on 3D imaging and printing for use on breast augmentation, breast reconstruction and 3D rhinoplasty at UTSW. This includes the use of non-implant base BRAVA BRA/Fat injection for breast augmentation which he has introduced to the Dallas area.
Dr Amirlak was appointed the Director of Residency Cosmetic Clinic in 2012 and the Medical Director of the plastic surgery clinics in 2015 at UTSW. He was also promoted to associated professor of plastic surgery in 2015.
Dr. Amirlak is a highly experienced plastic surgeon and approaches his patients with an uncompromising quality committed towards artistic and scientific excellence and harmony. His particular expertise in aesthetic surgery include Cosmetic Facial Surgery and Rhinoplasty and his unique training permits him to have the desired skills in the latest techniques in all fields of Cosmetic Surgery.
At UTSW, Dr. Amirlak’s practice encompasses both Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery (Breast Reconstruction). His aesthetic surgical interest as a plastic surgeon focuses on surgical Facial Rejuvenation (Facelift/Necklift/Fat Grafting), Rhinoplasty, Genioplasty, and Breast and Body contouring. Achieving a superior result, one that is natural, subtle, and tailored to the concerns of a patient is the primary goal. He is one of the few surgeons in the United States that offers targeted treatment of migraines with surgery or BOTOX. He is leading the research in the area of migraine surgery and BOTOX injection for migraines in Texas.
Dr. Amirlak’s private patients are operated upon mainly at the private state-of-the-art facility at the Outpatient Surgical Center (UTSW) and at Clements University Hospital. The Medallion Guest Suites are available for patients that wish to stay locally to rest and recover from treatment or surgery. This is a five star state of the art hotel like recovery center which includes a spa, lymphatic massage center and 24/7 nursing care.
Dr. Amirlak’s Clinical Areas of Interest
- Cosmetic Facial Rejuvenation
- Brow lift (Endoscopic and Open)
- Eyelid surgery
- Facial Fillers
- Fat Grafting
- Lip Lift
- Neck Lift
- Ulthera Face Lift
- Cosmetic Body Contouring
- Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)
- Breast Augmentation with implants
- Breast Reconstruction
- Breast Reduction
- Rhinoplasty (Nose Surgery)
- Breast ( Expander and DIEP)
- Hand Surgery (minimally invasive and general)
- Peripheral Nerve Surgery and Management of Migraine Headaches
- (Botox Injection and Migraine Surgery)
- Brava Bra (Non-implant based Breast Augmentation-Fat Grafting)