Dr. Christopher Patronella
MD, FACS, FICS
Dr. Christopher Patronella is a board-certified plastic surgeon and founding partner of The Aesthetic Surgery for Plastic Surgery in Houston, Texas, one of the largest private medical partnerships specializing in cosmetic surgery in Texas. His excellence as a plastic surgeon has led him to receive numerous awards, board appointments, and speaking invitations to surgeons across the globe.
In addition to being recognized as one of the nation's leading plastic surgery providers in a Goldline Research study published in Forbes Magazine, he has been consistently selected by his peers as one of Houston's top plastic surgeons in polls conducted by H Magazine and Health and Fitness Sports Magazine. His development and refinement of advanced techniques for body contouring, facial rejuvenation, and aesthetic breast surgery have led to speaking invitations to some of the most prestigious plastic surgery organizations, including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), and the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Patronella is nationally respected for his expertise in body contouring and breast enhancement procedures. In 2007, he was invited by Allergan Medical, a worldwide leader in medical product development, to become a charter member of the Board of Advisors for NOVO, The National Council of Leaders in Breast Aesthetics. And Ethicon, Inc. invited him to join the national board of advisors for Shaping Futures, a group which was charged with the mission to develop safety and procedural recommendations related to body contouring surgery for weight loss patients.
Dr. Patronella received his medical doctor degree from the University of Texas Medical School in Galveston, Texas. Following his internship and surgical residency at the Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans, he completed his plastic surgery fellowship at St. Joseph Hospital in Houston, Texas. He is board certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery, and holds the prestigious honor of being a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Fellow of the International College of Surgeons.