Below is a list of the top and leading Surgeons in San Antonio. To help you find the best surgeon located near you in San Antonio, our team at Kev’s Best put together our own list based on this rating points list.
The top rated Surgeons in San Antonio are:
- Gary Lawton – Lawton Plastic Surgery
- Ryan M. Leonhart – South Texas Oral Surgery
Michael Casillas – San Antonio Surgical Arts
- Deowall Chattar-Cora – Elite Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of San Antonio
David W. Person – The Hand Center of San Antonio
Dr. Lawton began his surgical training at Yale University in 1990. During his General Surgery training, he spent 2 years in the laboratory of the Gastrointestinal Pathobiology Research Group. He received the highly coveted American College of Surgeons Scholarship for the Study of Wound Healing, and the Ohse Foundation Research Fellowship. He also received Scientific Awards from the Association of Veterans Administration Surgeons, and the Connecticut Society of American Board Surgeons.
Dr. Lawton received his training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Yale University School of Medicine, where he earned the Corso Award for Outstanding Research in both 1999 and 2000. His research concerned the microscopic 3-dimensional anatomy of the midface, and lymph node dissections for melanoma.
“I had my breast augmentation done 6 months ago by Dr. Lawton. He has a very extensive consultation process that covers every aspect of surgery, your health,the cost, sizing, etc. His staff is very friendly and knowledgeable. I am so happy with my results and have received many compliments on my breasts. They look very natural and that is exactly what I wanted. Thank you Dr. Lawton and staff!!” – Jenna
“He and his staff are very professional, accommodating, and helpful. Dr. Lawton is an amazing surgeon!” – Ashton McGraw
South Texas Oral Surgery
Dr. Leonhart graduated at the top of his class at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston where he received his DDS degree.
He then furthered his education at the University of Louisville, where he earned an MD degree, and completed a full General Surgery internship. Dr. Leonhart then completed his training in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, and served as Chief Resident at a busy Level 1 Trauma Center in Louisville, KY. Dr. Leonhart is a board certified Oral Surgeon and is recognized as a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Evaluation and removal of Third Molars; Intravenous Sedation; Extractions; Dental Implants; Bone Grafting; Pre-Prosthetic Surgery; Oral Pathology Evaluation and Treatment; Orthognathic Surgery; Facial Reconstructive Surgery; Facial Trauma Evaluation and Treatment
“The Doctor did a great job to explaining what he is doing to follow up. Had a quick recovery with 5 teeth extracted. Thank you Doctor Leonhart” – Daniel Mendez
“Just got my wisdom teeth pulled today and the staff were amazing and very friendly especially the two ladies in the front dest. Everyone made me feel super comfortable. The doctor did an excellent job with the procedure and it was done quickly and I barely had any pain at all. Definitely recommend to others.” – Janice Cortinas
San Antonio Surgical Arts
Dr. Casillas studied at the University of Texas at San Antonio. He then earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the Dental School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
Dr. Casillas continued his training with externships in oral and maxillofacial surgery and pre-prosthetic surgery, also at UT Health San Antonio, and then residencies in both general practice and oral and maxillofacial surgery at Denver General Hospital.
Dr. Casillas is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is also a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Dental Association, Southwest Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Texas Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Texas Dental Association, and San Antonio District Dental Society.
“This is our 3rd time we have used this office to get our kids wisdom teeth removed. The staff was amazing and so are the Doc’s. We had our consult and procedure all in the same day. Very professional and economical.” – Robin Sausedo
“This surgeon was absolutely amazing! I was super nervous about getting my wisdom teeth removed and as soon as he walked in he calmed me down and allowed me to fully calm down before sedating me. If you are thinking of going anywhere else for your wisdom teeth extraction, DONT. Best surgical experience I have ever had.” – Olivia Nolan
Elite Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of San Antonio
Deowall Chattar-Cora, MD is a Board Certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon. Born and raised in New York City, Dr. Dee, as many of his patients call him, dreamed of becoming a doctor from age four. In college, his love for interdisciplinary learning and a drive to understand the human experience spured him to major in liberal arts studies at Sarah Lawrence College in New York. Dr. Dee not only gained a solid foundation in the sciences, but he also studied history, psychology, art, literature, among others. This breadth of study continues to serve him well in understanding all types of persons, experiences and needs.
Dr. Dee completed his medical education at the prestigious New York University School of Medicine, where he honed his skills in the sciences and nurtured his desire to understand and help people. But he also realized the importance of research, of uncovering and learning better ways to heal. He spent a year after medical school conducting research and publishing new findings in several medical journals.
Face, Breast, Body, Skin, Hand
“My daughter recently had the pleasure of treatment with Dr. Dee – his professionalism and bedside manner was like no other. Although my daughter’s treatment was minor—her care and recovery was treated with the utmost importance. He was very personable as was the staff —we felt at home and welcomed during our office visits. Highly, highly recommended! We would love to continue to see Dr. Dee for all our medical needs!” – Mary Valdez
“DR. Dee is amazing. Got my breast augmentation and I am so happy with my results. He’s very honest and straightforward.” – Jem Mangalindan
The Hand Center of San Antonio
Dr. Person moved his family to study plastic and reconstructive surgery under Dr. Luis O. Vasconez at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. There they had their third daughter, Mary-McKinley. After two years of intense specialty training, Dr. Person and his family moved back to San Antonio. It was there he subspecialized in hand and microsurgery at The Hand Center of San Antonio.
He is board certified in plastic surgery and holds a certificate of sub specialization in hand surgery.
Dr. Person’s clinical interests include surgery of the hand and wrist, reconstructive plastic surgery and reconstructive microsurgery. He has particular interest and expertise in endoscopic carpal tunnel surgery.
Jeanie Burford is a reporter for Kev’s Best. After graduating from UCLA, Amy got an internship at a local radio station and worked as a beat reporter and producer. Jeanie has also worked as a columnist for The Brookings Register. Amy covers economy and community events for Kev’s Best.