Dr. Thornwell H. Parker, III, MD
Plastic Surgeon, Procedural Dermatologist, Mohs Surgeon
Dr. Parker is one of seven doctors in the world dual trained as a board-certified Plastic Surgeon and a Procedural Dermatologist/Mohs Surgeon. As a Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Parker has extensive training and experience in cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. His Procedural Dermatology/Mohs Surgical training encompasses treatment of skin aging, precancerous damage and skin cancers.
Dr. Parker received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, where he was designated Outstanding Plastic Surgery Student. He returned home to Dallas for his residency training in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center, considered by many the #1 plastic surgery program in the country. He then completed a fellowship in Procedural Dermatology/Mohs Micrographic Surgery at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas under Dr. Willis Cottel, former president of the American College of Mohs Surgery.
Not only is Dr. Parker board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, he is also a Fellow of the American College of Mohs Surgery. He is the founder of Elevate Medical Spa and Skin Cancer Consultants, and director of the Dallas Surgi Center. Dr. Parker also serves as volunteer clinical faculty in the Department of Plastic Surgery at UT Southwestern. He aims to serve others by elevating skin health and beauty through prevention, intervention and rejuvenation—the three pillars of his practice. When Dr. Parker isn’t providing the best care possible for his patients, he enjoys spending time with his wife and four children, relaxing at the lake (sunscreen always at hand), being involved with his church and participating in medical missions.