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RAMSEY J. CHOUCAIR, M.D.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Association / Specializing in Cosmetic Surgery
Certified, The American Board of Plastic Surgery
Certified, The American Board of Surgery

Where Surgery is Performed / Location & Contact Information
Original Reports / Curriculum Vitae


Dr. Ramsey J. Choucair specializes in Cosmetic Surgery of the face and body. He held a faculty appointment at Harvard Medical School for seven years prior to returning to his native state of Texas. He is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery, and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He received his undergraduate degree from Rice University and his Medical Degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in 1983. He then completed seven years of residency training in both General Surgery and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Choucair's academic background also includes Aesthetic Surgery fellowships under the direction of internationally known surgeons in California and Massachusetts. He also served as a Fellow in Plastic Surgery at Harvard Medical School, and accepted a position on the teaching staff at the renowned Shriners Hospital for Children and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

Dr. Choucair has presented and published numerous scientific papers in Plastic Surgery and regularly participates in national conferences on Cosmetic Surgery. In addition to specializing in Aesthetic Surgery, he is a recognized expert in complex reconstruction of the burned and scarred face. He is also a member of respected professional associations, including the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Medical Association, the Dallas County Medical Society, and the Board Certified Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeons of Dallas. Dr. Choucair and his experienced staff are dedicated to the highest quality care in a comfortable and friendly environment. Dr. Choucair's professional success is based on his personal integrity and attention to detail, drawing upon more than ten years of experience to plan and perform the procedures best suited for your needs.

Where Surgery is Performed

Your safety, comfort and the specific requirements of the procedure determine where surgery will be performed. Our in-office treatment rooms are appropriate for minor procedures. More involved procedures are performed in a fully-equipped hospital operating room or certified outpatient surgery center. Dr. Choucair is affiliated with the following hospitals:

Baylor University Medical Center
Mary Shields Hospital
Presbyterian Hospital, Dallas
Presbyterian Hospital, Plano
Medical City Dallas Hospital
Newton Wellesley Hospital
Deaconess Waltham Medical Center
Nantucket Cottage Hospital


Original Reports:

  • Choucair RJ, Holcomb MB, Mathews R. Hughes TG. Biopsy of nonpalpable breast lesions. AM J Surg 1988;156:453-456.
  • Renard TH, Choucair RJ, Stevenson WD, Brooks WC, Poulos E. Carcinoma of the thyroglossal duct. Surg Gynecol Obstet 1990; 171:305-308.
  • Courtiss EH, Choucair RJ, Donelan MB. Large volume suction lipectomy: a retrospective analysis of 108 consecutive patients. Plast Recon Surg 1992; 89:1068-1079.
  • Sheridan RL, MacMilan K, Choucair RJ, et al. Tunable Dye Laser Neovessel Ablation as an Adjunct to the Management of Hypertrophic Scarring in Burned Children: Pilot Trial to Establish Safety. Journal of Burn Care & Rehabilitation 1997; 18(4):317-320.
  • Sheridan RL, Choucair RJ, Donelan MB. Management of Massive Calvarial Exposure in Young Children. Journal of Burn Care & Rehabilitation 1998; 19(1):29-32.
  • Sheridan RL, Choucair RJ. Acellular Allogenic Dermis Does Not Hinder Initial Engraftment in Burn Wound Resurfacing and Reconstruction. Journal of Burn Care & Rehabilitation 1997; 18(6):496-499.

   Chapters:

  • Donelan MB, Choucair RJ, Constable JL. Pressure sores. In: Anello L. ed. Total care of spinal cord injuries, 2nd ed. Boston: Little Brown and Company.

   Abstracts:

  • Symptomatic cavernous hemangiomas. ACS, North Texas Chapter, Dallas, TX, March 1988.
  • Biopsy of nonpalpable breast lesions. Southwestern Surgical Conference, Phoenix, AZ. April 1988.
  • Symptomatic cavernous hemangiomas. Southwestern Surgical Congress, Phoenix, AZ. April 1988.
  • The lateral thigh free flap with biceps femoris (short head) muscle: anatomic study and clinical application. Plastic Surgery Senior Resident Conference, New York, NY. April 1990.
  • Clinical anatomy and application of the biceps femoris (short head) muscle. American Association of Clinical Anatomy, Alberta, Canada. May 1990.
  • Treatment of large subcutaneous defects with injectable collagen. Ohio Valley Plastic surgeons Annual Conference. Sandusky, OH. June 1990.
  • Reconstruction of extremity defects with the lateral thigh free flap: experience with forty eight cases. Ohio Valley Plastic Surgeons Annual Conference, Sandusky, OH. June 1990.
  • Large volume suction lipectomy: Retrospective analysis of 108 consecutive patients. American Association of Plastic Surgeons, San Antonio, TX. April 1991.
  • Pertinent anatomy for face and neck lift. California Association of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Monterey, CA. March 1993.
  • Secondary tissue expansion for treatment of burn alopecia. American Burn Association Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH. April 1993.
  • Procerus and corrugator muscles: when to resect, transect or excise. Aesthetic Plastic Surgery of the Face, Eyes, Nose, and Neck. Laguna Niguel, CA. July 1994.
  • Malignant melanoma arising in congenital giant nevi. American Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Meeting, Montreal, Canada. October 1995.
  • Early Reconstruction of Infant and Toddler Hand Burns Reconstruction. American Burn Association, Nashville, Tennessee, March 1996.
  • Lower Lid and Midface Rejuvenation, Connell Foundation 1999 Annual Meeting, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. January
Curriculum Vitae
Name: Ramsey J.Choucair, M.D.
Address: 9301 N. Central Expressway, Suite 551 Dallas, Texas 75231

Education: Rice University Southwestern Medical School   B.A.
M.D.
1979
1983

Residencies: St. Paul Medical Center
Southwestern Medical Center


Ohio State University

General
Surgery

 

Plastic
Surgery

1983-1988


1988-1990


Fellowships: Connell Clinic
B.F. Connell,
M.D.
Aesthetic
Plastic Surgery
1990
E.H. Courtiss,
M.D.
Aesthetic
Plastic Surgery
1990
Harvard Medical School
Shriners Burns Institute
Massachusetts General
Hospital
Reconstructive
Plastic Surgery
1991

Hospital
Appointments:
Shriners Hospital for Children 1991 - 1998
Massachusetts General Hospital 1991 - 1998
Baylor University Medical Center
Mary Shiels Hospital
Presbyterian Hospital, Dallas

Presbyterian Hospital, Plano

Medical City dallas Hospital
Newton Wellesley Hospital
Deaconess Waltham Med. Center
Nantucket Cottage Hospital

Society
Memberships:
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons

Board Certified Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeons of Dallas

New England Society of Plastic Surgeons

Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons
American College of Surgeons, Fellow
American Medical Association
American Association for Hand Surgery
American Burn Association

Robert M. Zollinger Surgical Society

American Association for Hand Surgery

Texas Medical Association

Massachusetts Medical Society
Dallas County Medical Society
Charles River District Medical Society

Academic
Appointments:
Instructor in Surgery (Plastic),
Harvard Medical School

Instructor in Surgery (Plastic)
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

1991-1998


1999 -


Licensure: Federal Licensing Examination (FLEX) 1983
Texas License 1983
Massachusetts License Registration 1990
California License 1992

Certification: Diplomat, American Board of Surgery 1989
Diplomat, American Board of Plastic Surgery 1993
Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery, American Board of Surgery 1994

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