Houston Plastic Surgeon

Natural Results

Dr. Paul Vitenas, Jr in HoustonPaul Vitenas, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.S. is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon and founder of Vitenas Cosmetic Surgery. Serving the Houston area since 1990, Dr. Vitenas is dedicated to the fine art of achieving beautiful and natural appearing results for every patient. As an alumni of the prestigious Tulane University Medical School in New Orleans, and receiving his Craniofacial and Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship at the Necker Hospital in Paris, France, Dr. Vitenas’ education and training remain unsurpassed in the field of plastic surgery. Highly respected by his colleagues and peers, Dr. Vitenas’ personalized techniques and surgical style are considered highly influential, and are often emulated by other surgeons in the profession. Throughout the years, Dr. Vitenas has been the recipient of multiple awards and recognitions. These include being named one of Houston’s Top Doctors, America’s Top Plastic Surgeons, and the Top Doc for Women, as well as Houston’s Most Compassionate Doctor. An eloquent speaker and proficient writer, Dr. Vitenas shares his passion for the human form through annual lectures, symposiums, and publications. In addition to multiple academic journals, Dr. Vitenas has been featured in Allure, Glamour, and Self Magazine.

Dedicated to his patients, Dr. Vitenas provides the upmost attention to personalized care. He believes that each person who walks through the doors of Vitenas Cosmetic Surgery is unique; therefore their aesthetic plan should be, as well. Dr. Vitenas will take time to sit with each patient during their consultation appointment; getting to know their background, needs, wishes, and expectations. Satisfactory cosmetic results can only be achieved through mutual trust and an understanding between the patient and surgeon. The consultation appointment provides a time to align patient desires with realistic surgical expectations.

At Vitenas Cosmetic Surgery, we firmly believe in the relentless pursuit of perfection. There is never a substitute for achieving your personal best; we incorporate this theory into everything we do. As defining components of cosmetic surgery, artistry and creativity set the field apart from any other medical specialty. The combination of art and science, and a meticulous eye for detail, give Dr. Vitenas the ability to bring out the natural, timeless beauty in every patient.

We welcome everyone seeking the smallest cosmetic enhancement through the largest physical rejuvenation. Vitenas Cosmetic Surgery strives to make each individual feel comfortable and safe in our office. We are committed to establishing a long-term relationship with our patients, to achieve their immediate goals, maintain their results, and assist with any challenges the future may hold.

Dr. Vitenas is looking forward to assisting you in this journey toward your personal best. Give our office a moment to discuss your personal aesthetic wishes and goals. We are committed to providing the care you both desire and deserve. Thank you for letting Vitenas Cosmetic Surgery share in this intimate process.

Paul Vitenas, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.S.

Comprehensive Approach

Understanding Certification


Curriculum Vitae.

LEADERSHIP OFFICES
MEMORIAL SOUTHEAST HOSPITAL

  • Chief of Staff
  • Vice Chief of Staff
  • Chief of Surgery
  • Committee Chairman

MEMORIAL HERMANN HOSPITAL SYSTEM

  • Chairman Joint Hospital
  • Conference Committee
  • Finance Committee
  • Board of Directors

MEMORIAL HERMANN
HEALTHNET PROVIDERS

  • Board of Directors
  • Corporate Secretary

TULANE MEDICAL CENTER

  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery

MEDICAL & SCIENTIFIC AFFILIATIONS

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery – Board Certified
  • The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • American Cleft Palate-Cranio-facial Association
  • Fellow American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Numerous State & Local Plastic Surgery & Medical Societies

PUBLISHED AUTHOR & CONTRIBUTOR

  • Journal of Vascular Surgery
  • Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology
  • Clinics in Plastic Surgery

MEDICAL PRESENTATIONS

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

  • International Society of Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery, 2nd International Congress, Florence, Italy
  • American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Toronto, Canada

NATIONAL CONFERENCES

  • American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, San Francisco
  • American Society of Oral and Maxillo-facial Surgeons, San Francisco
  • Senior Residents Conference, Indianapolis

REGIONAL CONFERENCES

  • Various Regional & State, USA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE PRIVATE PRACTICE 

COSMETIC SURGERY
1990 – Present

CRANIOFACIAL AND COSMETIC SURGERY FELLOWSHIP

  • Daniel Marchac, M.D., Hospital Necker, Paris, France
  • Paul Tessier, M.D., Clinic Belvedere, Paris, France
  • Miami Children’s and Victoria Hospital, University of Miami, S. Anthony Wolfe, M.D.

ORTHOGNATHIC SURGERY
FELLOWSHIP

  • Louisiana State Medical Center, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, John N. Kent, D.D.S., Boyd Professor and Chairman

RESIDENCY

ADMINISTRATIVE CHIEF RESIDENT

  • Tulane University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery

PLASTIC SURGERY RESIDENCY

  • Tulane University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, William M. Swartz, M.D., Chief

CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR

  • Tulane University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery

GENERAL SURGERY RESIDENCY

  • Tulane University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery

BOARD CERTIFICATION

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery

MEDICAL LICENSE

  • Texas, Florida & Louisiana

EDUCATION

M.D.

  • Tulane University School of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry

B.S.

  • Tulane University, Major: Biology; Minor: Chemistry