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Paul Pin, MD

Barnett Tower 410
3600 Gaston Avenue
Dallas, TX 75246-2029
United States
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My staff and I are deeply committed to providing the best possible care in an efficient and professional atmosphere. Being a plastic surgeon is a privlege for me. Through your trust, I am allowed to use my skills and judgement to help you achieve your goals. This is a responsibility i take very seriously, and I promise to do everything in my power to make your treatment as successful as possible.
Monday through Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Plastic Surgery
Plastic surgery is difficult in part because the most complicated decisions rely heavily on the plastic surgeon's judgement and experience. The fundamental issue, which is to often taken for granted, is should a given patient have surgery at all. Plastic surgery is not for everyone, and because of cost, risks, recoveries and consequences such as scarring, it may not be appropriate for every interested patient. Dr. Pin believes it is his responsability to identify and operate on only those who are well suited surgical candidates.

If surgery seems reasonable, the next question is how to match the right operation with the patient. For example, this is fequently the case for women who particularly after having children are interested in improving their abdomen. Since there is no absolute right answer, Dr. Pin must assist the patient in deciding which operation is best suited for her based on her anatomy, lifestyle, recovery and feelings about scarring. This process is crucuial, as a frequent cause of patient dissatisfaction is the "wrong" operation on the "right" person.

Finally, reliable judgement is essential in order to deternine how long or how extensive a particular procedure can be for a patient before it becomes unsafe. With the advent of "Extreme Makeover", patients are often captivated by the idea of having a dramatic makeover done in one extensive setting. While this can occasionally be accomplished, Dr. Pin will utilize his experience and judgement to determine the safest manner in which to achieve someone's ultimate "makeover".
All of his surgeries are performed in a hospital setting/ Though seldom needed, this gives patients the additional availability of both emergency medical equipment, and the assistance of physicians, of other specialties to aid with any unforseen problems. All anesthesia is administered by Board Certified Anesthesiologists, rather than by nurses. Dr. Pin's goal is to minimize risk for every patient any way he can. He is continually re-examining his techniques in order to enhance safety and reduce complications.
  • B.A. Chemistry - Duke University, 1974 - 1978
  • M.D. - Duke University, 1978 - 1981
  • Internship - Barnes Hospital, 1982 - 1983
  • General Surgery Residency - Barnes Hospital, 1983 - 1985
  • Plastic Surgery Residency - Barnes Hospital, 1985 - 1987
  • Instr. DIcision of Plastic Surgery - Barnes Hospital, 1987 - 1988
  • Cosmetic Fellowship - Boston, MA, 03/1988
  • Private Practice - 08/1988 - Present
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery 1990
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • Texas Society of Plastic Surgery
  • Dallas Society of Plastic Surgery
  • Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • Doctors Hospital, Dallas, TX
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