Plastic Surgeon Robert Ersek, MD Provides Services for the Greater Austin, Texas Area

Get to know Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Robert Ersek, who serves the Austin area at his private practice, Personique and several local hospitals.

Dr. Ersek completed his medical degree at the Drexel University College of Medicine. He continued his studies with an internship in general surgery at the University of Minnesota Hospitals Minneapolis, and a residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at Tulane University School in New Orleans. Dr. Ersek was a research fellow at the University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia and Hahnemann Medical College. He then completed a fellowship at the University of Mississippi in plastic and reconstructive surgery.

Board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Dr. Ersek has published more than one hundred articles and delivered lectures around the world. Prior to his medical career, Dr. Ersek started as a cardiovascular surgeon but switched to cosmetic surgery during his time in the United States Air Force. Among his many activities, Dr. Ersek is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery at Southwest Texas State University and an Instructor at the University of Texas, which allows him to train the next generation of surgeons.

To stay up-to-date on developments in his field, Dr. Ersek maintains professional memberships in the American Medical Association and the Texas Medical Association, among others. Dr. Ersek has developed and invented unique procedures for many surgical techniques. He is dedicated to the highest standards in the medical profession.

Plastic surgery is defined as a surgical specialty dedicated to reconstruction of facial and body defects due to birth disorders, trauma, burns, and disease. Plastic surgery is intended to correct dysfunctional areas of the body and is reconstructive in nature.

Dr. Ersek is active in many civic organizations including the Austin Symphony and Ballet Austin. He is a member of Austin Smiles, visiting remote countries to provide plastic surgery for the poor. In 2002, Dr. Ersek won the W.C. Fields Award for completing the most complicated plastic surgery case.

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Through His profile:, he can also be reached through his clinic’s website: His phone number is: 512-459-6800, and he is based out of Austin, Texas.

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