H. Steve Byrd, MD – Curriculum Vitae


Postgraduate Education

  • University of Texas Southwestern, Medical Center at Dallas, 1977-79; Residency in Plastic Surgery
  • University of Utah Medical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1973-77; Residency in General Surgery
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 1972-73; Straight Surgical Internship

Graduate Education

  • University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, 1968-72; M.D. with Honors

Undergraduate Education

  • North Texas State University, Denton, Texas, 1964-68; B.A. with Honors

Teaching Appointments

Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery, Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, 1979 – present.

Hospital Appointments

  • Medical City of Dallas
  • Forest Park Medical Center of Frisco


  • State of Texas
  • State of Utah

Board Certification

  • American Board of Surgery, April 4, 1978
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery, May 9, 1980

Honors and Awards – Dr. Steve Byrd

  • Blue Key Honor Society, North Texas State University, Denton, Texas
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
  • 1984 Winner, James Barrett Brown Award of the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
  • Walter J. Peters Visiting Professorship, Awarded April 24, 2015, 45th Annual University of Toronto Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Membership in Professional Societies

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Association of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • American Cleft Palate Association
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Board Certified Plastic & Cosmetic Surgeons of Dallas
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • Pediatric Society of Greater Dallas

Professional Activities – Dr. Steve Byrd

  • Board Member Dr. Steve Byrd, Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation, 1993-95
  • Member, Education Commission, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • Secretary-Treasurer and Board Member, Selected Readings in Plastic Surgery, 1980–
  • Chairman, In-Service Exam Committee, Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation, 1989–91
  • Member, Long Range Planning Task Force, Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation, 1991-
  • Member, Marketing Committee, Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation, 1991
  • Member, Scientific Program Committee, American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, 1991
  • Faculty member, Baker-Gordon-Stuzin 29th Annual Symposium on Cosmetic Surgery, February 1995; demonstrated live surgical technique of rhinoplasty, endoscopic browlift, and upper facelift
  • Faculty member, Baker-Gordon-Stuzin 33rd Annual Symposium on Cosmetic Surgery, February 1999; demonstrated live surgical technique of endoscopic browlift and upper facelift
  • Sole presenter, Surgical Rejuvenation of the Upper Face and Cheek: The Anatomy and Technique of the Deep Temporal Facelift, 11th Annual Teleplast of the Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation, Fall 1995; recorded surgery transmitted via satellite throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico
  • Member, Board of Directors, Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation, 1996-98
  • Member, Select Committee on Forward Planning, Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation, 1996
  • Member, International Services Committee, Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation, 1997-1999
  • President, Board Certified Plastic and Cosmetic Surgeons of Dallas, 1999-2001
  • President, Rhinoplasty Society 1999-2001
  • Member, Electronic Communications Committee, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Inc., 1998-2001
  • Member, Practice Relations Committee American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Inc, 1998-2001
  • Faculty member, Annual Meeting of American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Inc./Rhinoplasty Society 12th Annual Meeting, April 2007, panel member Pre/Post Issues – Nasal Analysis, and Airway/Crooked Nose Issues – Spreader Grafts
  • Guest Professor, Korean Rhinoplasty Society Rhinoplasty, Cleft Lip & Nose, Facelift , Seoul Korea, 2010
  • Visiting Professor/Guest Lecturer for Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons, Melbourne, Australia, Feb 2011
  • Honorary member, Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2011-2013
  • Panel Participant, Annual ASAPS Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia, May 2012
  • Visiting Professor/Guest Lecturer, The Tulp Foundation, Cadaver Dissection focused on Rhinoplasty, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 2012
  • Presenter, Annual ASAPS Meeting, New York City, NY, April 2013
  • Faculty Member, 7th Annual Milano Masterclass, Milan, Italy, March 2013
  • Visiting Professor/Guest Lecturer, 45th Annual University of Toronto Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Symposium, University of Toronto, Canada, April 2015
  • Speaker, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chicago, Illinois, May 2015
  • Faculty Member, 20th Annual Dallas Cosmetic Symposium, Dallas, Tx. March 2016
  • Faculty Member, 33rd Annual Dallas Rhinoplasty Symposium, Dallas, Tx. March 2016
  • Faculty Member, 34th Annual Dallas Rhinoplasty Symposium, Dallas, Tx. March 2017

Publications – Dr. Steve Byrd

  • Dr. Steve Byrd, Byrd HS, Lazarus HM, Torma MJ: Effects of parenteral alimentation on postoperative gastric function. Am J Surg 130:688, 1975.
  • Byrd HS: The use of subcutaneous axial fascial flaps in reconstruction of the head. Ann Plast Surg 4(3):191, 1980.
  • Schaefer SD, Byrd HS, Holmes RE: Forehead and scalp reconstruction after wide-field resection of skin carcinoma. Arch Otolaryngol 106(11):680, 1980.
  • Byrd HS, Cierny G III, Tebbetts JB: The management of open tibial fractures with associated soft-tissue loss: external pin fixation with early flap coverage. Plast Reconstr Surg 1981 68(1):73.
  • Atkins RW, Byrd HS, Tebbetts JB: Some observations relative to the levator veli palatini muscles in the cleft palate. Cleft Palate J 19(4):267, 1982.
  • Barton FE Jr, Spicer TE, Byrd HS: Head and neck reconstruction with the latissimus dorsi myocutaneous flap: anatomic observations and report of 60 cases. Plast Reconstr Surg 1983 71(2):199.
  • Cierny G III, Byrd HS, Jones RE: Primary versus delayed soft tissue coverage for severe open tibial fractures. A comparison of results. Clin Orthop 178:54, 1983.
  • Brent B, Byrd HS: Secondary ear reconstruction with cartilage grafts covered by axial, random, and free flaps of temporoparietal fascia. Plast Reconstr Surg 1983 72(2):141.
  • Urschel HC Jr, Byrd HS, Sethi SM, Razzuk MA: Poland’s syndrome: improved surgical management. Ann Thorac Surg 37(3):204, 1984.
  • Byrd HS, Spicer TE, Cierny G III: Management of open tibial fractures. Plast Reconstr Surg 1985 76(5):719.
  • Byrd HS, Nee MP: Autogenous bone grafts to the face. Facial Plast Surg 1986 3(2):63.
  • Byrd HS: Nasal reconstruction—trauma/tumor (hemangioma). In: Mustarde JC (ed), Plastic Surgery in Infancy and Childhood. Edinburgh, Churchill Livingstone, 1988.
  • Byrd HS, Hobar PC: Abdominal wall expansion in congenital defects. Plast Reconstr Surg 1989 84(2):347.
  • May JW Jr, Jupiter JB, Weiland AJ, Byrd HS: Clinical classification of post-traumatic tibial osteomyelitis. J Bone Joint Surg 71A(9):1422, 1989.
  • Rohrich RJ, Byrd HS: Optimal timing of cleft palate closure. Speech, facial growth, and hearing considerations. Clin Plast Surg 17(1):27, 1990.
  • Byrd HS: Temporoparietalis (superficial temporal artery) fascial flap. In: Strauch B, Vasconez LO, Hall-Findlay EJ (eds), Grabb’s Encyclopedia of Flaps. Boston, Little, Brown, 1990. Vol 1.
  • Byrd HS, Barton FE Jr: Acquired deformities of the nose. In: McCarthy JG (ed), Plastic Surgery. Philadelphia, WB Saunders, 1990. Vol 3, pp 1924-2008.
  • Byrd HS: Cleft lip. In: Smith JW, Aston SJ (eds), Grabb and Smith’s Plastic Surgery, 4th ed. Boston, Little, Brown, 1991. Ch 9, pp 271-286.
  • Byrd HS, Hobar PC: Optimizing the management of secondary zygomatic fracture deformities. Aesthetic and functional considerations. Clin Plast Surg 19(1):259, 1992.
  • Byrd HS, Hobar PC, Shewmake K: Augmentation of the craniofacial skeleton with porous hydroxyapatite granules. Plast Reconst Surg 1993 91(1):15.
  • Byrd HS, Hobar PC: Dimensional analysis for planning genioplasty. In: Daniel RK (ed), Rhinoplasty. Boston, Little Brown, 1993.
  • Byrd HS, Hobar PC: Rhinoplasty: a practical guide for surgical planning. Plast Reconstr Surg 1993 91(4):642.
  • Hobar PC, Rohrich RJ, Byrd HS: Abdominal-wall reconstruction with expanded musculofascial tissue in a posttraumatic defect. Plast Reconstr Surg 1994 94(2):379.
  • Byrd HS, Andochick SE: The deep temporal lift: a multiplanar, lateral brow, temporal, and upper face lift. Plast Reconstr Surg 1996 97(5):928.
  • Byrd HS, Hobar PC: Alloplastic nasal and perialar augmentation. Clin Plast Surg 23(2):315, 1996.
  • Friedman RM, Ingram AE Jr, Rohrich RJ, Byrd HS, Hodges PL, Burns AJ, Hobar PC: Risk factors for complications in pediatric tissue expansion. Plast Reconstr Surg 1996 98(7):1242.
  • Graper RG, Orenstein HH, Rohrich RJ, Byrd HS, Rich BK: Idiopathic midline granuloma—current classification and management controversies. Ann Plast Surg 37(5):532, 1996.
  • Byrd HS: The extended browlift. Clin Plast Surg 24(2):233,1997.
  • Byrd HS, Andochick S, Copit S, Walton G: Septal extension grafts: a method of controlling tip projection, rotation, and shape. Plast Reconstr Surg 1997 100(4):999.
  • Byrd HS: Unilateral cleft lip. In: Grabb and Smith’s Plastic Surgery, 5th ed. Philadelphia, Lippencott-Raven, 1997. Ch 21, pp 245-254.
  • Byrd HS, Salomon J: Endoscopic midface rejuvention. In: Culbertson JH, Jr(ed), Operative Techniques in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Philadelphia, WB Saunders, 1998. Vol 5(2) pp 138-144.
  • Byrd HS, Salomon J, Flood J: Correction of the crooked nose. Plast Reconstr Surg 1998 102(6):2148.
  • Schwartz RJ, Burns AJ, Rohrich RJ, Barton FE Jr, Byrd HS: Long-term assesment of CO2 facial laser resurfacing: aesthetic results and complications. Plast Reconstr Surg 1999 Feb 103(2):592-601.
  • Burt JD, Byrd HS: Cleft lip: unilateral primary deformities. Plast Reconstr Surg 2000 Mar 105(3):1043-55; quiz 1056-7;Review.
  • Burt JD, Burns AJ, Muzaffar AR, Byrd HS, Hobar PC, Beran SI, Adams WP Jr, Kenkel JM: Total soft-tissue reconstruction of the middle and lower face with multiple simultaneous free flaps in a pediatric patient. Plast Reconstr Surg 2000 Jun 105(7):2440-7.
  • Rohrich RJ, Love EJ, Byrd HS, Johns DF: Optimal timing of cleft palate closure. Plast Reconstr Surg 2000 Aug 106(2):413-21;quiz 422;discussion 423-5;Review.
  • Hobar PC, Pantaloni M, Byrd HS: Porous hydrozyapatite granules for alloplastic enhancement of the facial region. Clin Plast Surg 2000 Oct;27(4);557-69.
  • Byrd HS, Salomon J: Primary correction of the unilateral cleft nasal deformity. Plast Reconstr Surg 2000 Nov 106(6):1276-86.
  • Byrd HS: Secondary Rhinoplasty (Expert Exchange). In: Saleh M. Shenaq(ed), Perspectives in Plastic Surgery. New York, Thieme,2000 Vol 14(1)pp 87-100.
  • Byrd HS: Use of Resorbable Spacers for Nasal Spreader Grafts (Discussion). Plast Reconstr Surg 2000 Sept 106(4):929.
  • Byrd,HS Morphologically prone nasal tip. Operative Techniques in Plastic and Recst Surgery Nov 2000. Vol 7(4)pp 208-212.
  • Byrd HS, The deviated nose (panel discussion, moderator). Aesthetic Surgery Journal May/June 2001. Vol 21(3)pp 247-254.
  • Byrd HS, Achieving aesthetic balance in the brow, eyelids, and midface. Plast Reconstr Surg 2002 Sept 110(3)926.
  • Byrd HS, Barton FE, Orenstein HH, Rohrich RJ; Burns AJ, Hobar PC, Haydon MS Safety and efficacy in an accredited outpatient plastic surgery facility: a review of 5316 consecutive cases. Plast Reconstr Surg 2003 Aug 112(2)636-41l duscyssuib 642-6.
  • Byrd HS, Endoscopically Assisted Malarplasty: One Incision and Two dissection Planes (Discussion) Plast Reconstr Surg 2003 Jan 111(1)468.
  • Byrd HS, Septal extension grafts revisited: 6-year experience in controlling nasal tip projection and shape. Plast Reconstr Surg 2003 Dec 112(7)1929-35.
  • Byrd HS, Dallas Rhino: Nasal Surgery by the Masters., St. Louis, MO. Quality Medical Pub. 2002
  • Byrd HS, Ha, RY, Septal Extension Grafts Revisited: 6-year Experience in Controlling Nasal Tip Projection and Shape. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 112, 1929-35, 2003.
  • Byrd HS, A Simplified Use of Septal Extension Grafts to Control the Nasal Tip Location. Aesth. Plas. Surg, 30:1 – 3, 2006
  • Byrd HS, Revision Rhinoplasty, (panel discussion, moderator) Aesthetic Surgery Journal, March/April 2007, Vol. 27
  • Byrd HS, Encoscopic Mid and Lower Face Rejuvenation, In: Advances in Aesthetic Surgery
  • Byrd HS, Burt J, El-Musa K: Dimensional Approach to Rhinoplasty: Perfecting the Aesthetic Balance Between the Nose and Chin, In: Dallas Rhinoplasty: Nasal Surgery by the Masters 2E, St. Louis, Quality Medical Publishing, 2007
  • Byrd HS, El-Musa K, Burt J, Adams WP, Yazdani A: The Supratip Break, In: Dallas Rhinoplasty: Nasal Surgery by the Masters 2E, St. Louis, Quality Medical Publishing, 2007
  • Byrd HS, Burt D, Andochick S, Copit S, Walton K, Yazdani A: Septal Extension Grafts: A Method of Controlling Tip Projection, Rotation and Shape, In: Dallas Rhinoplasty: Nasal Surgery by the Masters 2E, St. Louis, Quality Medical Publishing, 2007
  • Byrd HS, Hobar PC, Leedy J, Paul J, Yazdani A: Dimensional Analysis for Planning Rhinoplasty and Genioplasty: In: Dallas Rhinoplasty: Nasal Surgery by the Masters 2E, St. Louis, Quality Medical Publishing, 2007
  • Byrd HS, Burt J: The Crooked Nose: An Algorithm for Repair, In: Dallas Rhinoplasty: Nasal Surgery by the Masters 2E, St. Louis, Quality Medical Publishing, 2007
  • Byrd HS, Burt J, Yazdani A: Lengthening the Short Nose, In: Dallas Rhinoplasty: Nasal Surgery by the Masters 2E, St. Louis, Quality Medical Publishing, 2007
  • Byrd HS, Meade RA, Gonyon DL, El-Musa KA, Yazdani A: Autospreader Flap, In: Dallas Rhinoplasty: Nasal Surgery by the Masters 2E, St. Louis, Quality Medical Publishing, 2007
  • Byrd HS, Yazdani A, El-Musa KA: Rhinoplasty in the Cleft Lip Nasal Deformity, In: Dallas Rhinoplasty: Nasal Surgery by the Masters 2E, St. Louis, Quality Medical Publishing, 2007
  • Byrd HS, Yazdani A: Byrd’s Approach, In: Dallas Rhinoplasty: Nasal Surgery by the Masters 2E, St. Louis, Quality Medical Publishing, 2007
  • Byrd HS, Meade RA, Gonyon DL: Using the Autospreader Flap in Primary Rhinoplasty: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 119, 1897-1902, 2007
  • Byrd HS, Ha RY, Kosla RK, Gosman AA : Bilateral cleft lip and Nasal Repair: Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, 122 (4): 1181-1190, 2008
  • Byrd HS, Langevin C-J, Ghidoni LA: Ear Molding in Newborn Infants with Auricular Deformities: Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, 126 (4): 1191-1200, 2010
  • Byrd HS, Schaub TA, Trussler AP: Endoscopic Management of the Difficult Lower Eyelid: A Review of 300 Cases: Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, 130 (3): 690-699, 2012

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