Educational symposiums are an integral part of sharing knowledge among medical professionals and Dr. Rod Rohrich, a board certified plastic surgeon based out of Dallas, Texas, has chaired over 100 such symposiums that have covered a broad variety of medical topics and participated in multiple others in a non-administrative capacity. In the months of February and March of 2018, Rohrich will be participating in 3 events; two of which he will be acting as a chairman of. The first of the three being the Baker Gordon Educational Symposium from February 8th through the 10th superseded by the Global Dallas Cosmetic Surgery and Medicine Meeting and the Dallas Rhinoplasty Meeting which will take place sequentially from February 28th till March 3rd; he will be chairing these events.
Each event will feature Dr. Rod Rohrich sharin his knowledge and experience with other experts and faculty over various topics in plastic surgery including the latest in techniques and patient safety. He will be participating in panels, lectures, and live surgeries on both live patients and fresh cadavers. The talks he will be giving at these events are just a few of the 1,500 he has produced over the years.
A professor of plastic surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, he volunteers his time and extensive knowledge for various causes. Annually, he supports a medical student from his home state of North Dakota who plans on entering a primary care practice upon graduation. He has aided impoverished children by helping to provide immunizations through the East Dallas Mobile Health Unit and by traveling to third world countries to provide plastic surgery to children with congenital deformities and severe burns; he also teaches his techniques to doctors in the areas he volunteers at. Dr. Rod Rohrich helped co-found an organization in 2012 that provides breast cancer survivors with reconstructive surgery after mastectomies who could not afford to do so otherwise: the Alliance in Reconstructive Surgery or AIRS.
Rohrich is a high honors graduate of the Baylor College of Medicine where he was invited to the Alpha Omega Alpha society and he completed his residency through the University of Michigan in general medicine and plastic surgery. He was the Chief Administrative Plastic Surgery Resident while during his time there.