Dr. Jennifer Walden is a brilliant plastic surgeon. She is also an excellent writer and popular commentator on a number of television news programs. The daughter of a dentist and a surgical nurse, the Austin, Texas native has been embraced by the cosmetic surgery community. After earning her medical degree from the University of Texas medical school, she accepted a fellowship to the well-respected Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital and was mentored by renowned Dr. Sherrell Aston. When Walden completed her fellowship, she was immediately hired by the famous New York hospital.
While at the facility, Dr. Walden was involved in a number of clinical trials involving silicone breast implants. The trials went so well, the procedure was reintroduced into the field. After 71/2 years at the hospital, Dr. Walden returned to Texas and went into private practice. In addition to starting her practice, she also founded the Walden Cosmetic Surgery Center. She also recently opened another branch of her practice in Marble Falls, Texas. Dr. Walden’s work is so highly regarded, in 2014 she was named one of the top beauty surgeons by Harper’s Bazaar.
But Dr. Walden is more than just an excellent plastic surgeon. She is also a prolific writer. She has co-authored three books including Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Textbook and Plastic Surgery Secrets, and numerous journal articles. Walden is also a member of the editorial board of Modern Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery Practice and the board of directors of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. In addition she has appeared several times on Fox News, ABC News, E!, and VH1 as an expert commentator. This has allowed her to share pertinent information about the advances in plastic surgery with a very wide audience.
The mother of Rex and Houston, twin sons conceived using in vitro fertilization and born in 2011, Dr. Walden continues to do groundbreaking work in the field. Her work with and writings about cosmetic breast augmentation, Crow’s Feet wrinkles, subcutaneous injections, Gynecomastia, nasal surgery, brow fixation, and other types of plastic and reconstructive surgery have brought her to national prominence and gained her the undying love of her many patients. Her surgical and preparatory techniques and ability to get high-quality results that exceed even the best hopes of her patients have made her a rising star in the field.
Plastic and cosmetic surgery is still largely a male dominated field. However, the work of Dr. Walden has contributed greatly to the growing respect and opportunities for other female plastic surgeons. Dr. Walden is not just a talented plastic surgeon, she is also a trailblazer and an inspiration to many young women that are considering pursuing a career in medicine.