DALLAS, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dallas-based plastic surgeon Dr. Jack Gunter was recognized for his vast contributions to the field of nasal surgery at the Rhinoplasty Society 18th Annual Meeting held in New York City.
Dr. Gunter, who is on the medical staff of Texas Institute for Surgery, was honored by The Rhinoplasty Society as the President's Guest Lecturer at the 2013 Annual Rhinoplasty Society Meeting.
The Society President, Rodrick J. Rohrich, M.D. introduced Dr. Gunter as a "World-renowned surgeon, and innovator in rhinoplasty who has elevated the level of rhinoplasty standards and education in plastic surgery to another dimension of excellence."
"It was an honor and privilege to educate and interact with highly-skilled plastic surgeons attending this meeting from around the world," said Dr. Gunter, founder of the Gunter Center for Aesthetics and Cosmetic Surgery. His President's Lecture was entitled "The Evolution of a Personal Secondary Rhinoplasty Practice."
The Rhinoplasty Society's annual meeting is a forum for rhinoplasty specialists to submit papers in a peer-reviewed format and attend presentations led by leading experts in the field. Founded in 1996, the society is a non-profit organization with the mission of facilitating the exchange of ideas and techniques concerning rhinoplasty surgery.
In addition to the Rhinoplasty Society presentation, Dr. Gunter was part of a panel presentation of "Five Rhinoplasty Patients with a Five-Year Follow-up – Would I do the Same Operation Again?" at the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) meeting, also held this month in New York City.
Dr. Gunter has presented more than 100 lectures at meetings around the world and has taught as many courses on rhinoplasty. His career has spanned more than 35 years and he is one of the few plastic surgeons in the country to devote all of his efforts to the field of rhinoplasty.
Dr. Gunter has the unique distinction of being board certified by both the American Board of Plastic Surgery and The American Board of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery. He completed residency in otolaryngology at Tulane University and his plastic surgery residency at the University of Michigan.
SOURCE Texas Institute for Surgery