Dr. William P. Adams, Jr.

Dr. William P. Adams, Jr. is a international authority on breast augmentationbreast enlargementbreast implants including cohesive gel implants and other body contouring procedures such as liposuction and tummy tuck. He has developed new techniques for use in clinical breast implant surgery that has made breast augmentation /enlargement and breast reconstruction safer for patients. He also is active in educating plastic surgeons around the country on the new level of breast augmentation currently possible, including a re-defined patient experience and 24 hour recovery.

Dr. Adams spent his 1st 10 years in practice in the Department of Plastic Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX before transitioning to full time private practice to devote more time to his clinical practice and spend more time with his family. He is presently an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Plastic Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.

Dr. Adams received his undergraduate degree with honors from Princeton University. He attended Vanderbilt University Medical School where he graduated in the top 10% of his class and received the prestigious award for the best graduating clinician. He completed both his general surgery and his plastic surgery residency training in the nationally renowned resident training program at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas. He also completed an additional year of fellowship in plastic surgery at UT Southwestern.

Dr. Adams is Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (ASPRS), a member of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), Dallas County Medical Society (DCMS), Texas Society of Plastic Surgery, the Dallas Society of Plastic Surgeons, and the breast implant task force.

Dr. Adams is a national authority on breast implant surgery and related issues. He has developed a new irrigant for use in clinical breast implant surgery that may make breast enlargement and breast reconstruction safer. He is invited all over the world to speak to surgeons, industry and patients about breast augmentation and breast surgery. He also served on the national ultrasound assisted liposuction taskforce teaching other plastic surgeons the safe and optimal techniques for ultrasonic liposuction in body contouring surgery.

He has published numerous papers and chapters as well as presented multiple plastic surgery lectures on the international level. He is on the Editorial Board of Selected Readings in Plastic Surgery, which is a supplement to the teaching curriculum of plastic surgery training programs in the United States and thirty-eight foreign countries. He is the contributing author for the “Breast Reduction and Breast Lift (Mastopexy)” and “Lip and Cheek Reconstruction” issues.

Dr. Adams has recently co-edited a 2 volume rhinoplasty textbook, Dallas Rhinoplasty, with Drs. Rod Rohrich and Jack Gunter, which serves as one of the classic rhinoplasty texts available.

Dr. Adams was presented the faculty Teaching Award in 2005 in the Department of Plastic Surgery at UT Southwestern and received the Faculty Excellence Award in 2001, and was named Department of Plastic Surgery Clinician of the Year 1998. He was also the recipient of the 1997 Excellence in Research Award and Excellence in Teaching Award from the Department of Plastic Surgery. His current research interests include breast implants and technology, implant capsular contracture, breast reconstruction, lip augmentation, nasal trauma and rhinoplasty.

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William P. Adams, Jr., M.D.

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