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Dr. Phillip Dauwe, M.D.

Meet Dr. Dauwe

Dallas, TX board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Phillip Dauwe specializes in aesthetic and plastic surgery for the face, breast, and body at Dauwe Plastic Surgery in Dallas, TX. He takes his time to thoroughly listen and address his patient's concerns to create customized treatment plans that achieve their unique goals. By developing a precise surgical plan, it enables him and his patients to move forward confidently. His steadfastness, attention to detail, and artistic skillset have helped transform the lives of so many men and women. Dr. Dauwe’s love for plastic surgery is evident in every aspect of his practice. The impact he has on his patients’ lives is extraordinary, but he also enjoys the artistry and innovation of his profession.

Skills and Specialties

Dr. Dauwe is adept at performing a wide range of surgical and nonsurgical procedures for the breast, body, and face. Some of his most popular procedures include breast augmentation, breast implant revision, breast lifts, and mommy makeovers. He is highly trained and experienced in performing drainless tummy tucks, facelifts, liposuction, Brazilian butt lifts, buccal fat removal, and other body contouring surgeries. In addition, he is pleased to offer nonsurgical procedures, such as laser tattoo removal, skin resurfacing, CoolSculpting, BOTOX, Dysport, Juvéderm, and Kybella. 

Education and Training

Dr. Dauwe was born and raised in Dallas, TX and studied at Jesuit College Prep and Southern Methodist University. He graduated Summa Cum Laude and at the top of his class in the honors business program. He went on to attend the University of Texas Southwestern for four years of medical school and six years of plastic surgery residency. Dr. Dauwe was then selected for the University of Southern California aesthetic surgery fellowship where he studied advanced techniques in aesthetic surgery of the breast, body, and face.

Dr. Dauwe is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, undergoing many years of rigorous training in the field of plastic surgery. As a board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Dauwe is held to the highest standards when it comes to skills, ethics, knowledge, patient safety, and, judgment. These are key factors in producing highly-effective surgical outcomes for his patients.


Dr. Dauwe learned very early on in his schooling that plastic surgery was to be his life’s commitment. During training, Dr. Dauwe’s research focused on technique development in aesthetic surgery, specifically in facelift, rhinoplasty, breast surgery, facial reconstruction, and nonsurgical devices. His efforts have resulted in textbook chapters, podium presentations, and peer-reviewed manuscripts. Below are a few of his most recent publications.

  • Phillip Dauwe, M.D., "Fat Grafting" in Essentials of Plastic Surgery 3rd Edition. Thieme Publishers, 2018.
  • Gould DJ, Macias LH, Saeg F, Dauwe P, Hammoudeh Z, Grant Stevens W. “Seroma Rates Are Not Increased When Combining Liposuction With Progressive Tension Suture Abdominoplasty: A Retrospective Cohort Study of 619 Patients.” Aesthetic Surgery J. 2018 Jun 13;38(7):763-769.
  • Phillip Dauwe, M.D., Benson Pulikkottil, M.D., Ronnie Pezeshk, M.D., Rod Rohrich, M.D., “The importance of the anterior septal angle in the open dorsal approach to rhinoplasty.” Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Mar;139(3):604-612.


“My approach is one of thoughtfulness, confidence, and relationship-focus. I humbly respect the awesome privilege of performing aesthetic surgery, and I consider all individuals whom I am privileged to treat, patients for life.”                                                                                 

                                                                                                              – Dr. Phillip Dauwe



"Dr. Dauwe and his staff are like a dream team! I legit leave wanting to be friends with his staff they are all so adorable. Seriously though, any type of surgery is so scary and they make the experience so comfortable. I felt like he listened to what I wanted and was honest with what was going to be realistic with my body type. I was referred by Dr.Dauwe by a few of my clients and am so thankful I chose him to do my procedure. If you’re in the Dallas area I wouldn’t recommend anyone else. Truly grateful to have had such an amazing experience! Thank you Dr. Dauwe for everything!"



"I just recently had a tummy tuck performed by Dr. Dauwe and it was amazing the care and attention I was given. It made me feel secure and happy that I chose him as my surgeon. The office is also amazing and the ladies who work there that I have met and talked to have been nothing but amazing. The person that I have talk to the most has been Julie, and she is amazing and has answered all my questions and concern very quickly and has been so helpful. If you are considering Dr. Dauwe for any medical procedure, I highly highly highly recommend him and his staff. I already feel so much more confident, even though I am still super swollen. Thank you guys!"



"* I wanted to do an update for my tummy tuck with Dr. Dauwe. I am about 1.5 years post op. I am still the same weight maybe even a few pounds heavier. I am still so in love with my results. I am adding two new photos one is at 1 year PO and second is my before. First photo is 7 weeks PO. *original post: I have nothing but positive things to say! I did a lot of research on TT and thought Dr. Dauwe’s drainless technique was the best route to go for healing and recovery. I traveled from out of state to see him. His office staff were very communicative especially Julie thank you to her for all her help with scheduling ect. I had my TT July 1st and recovery has been smooth and I’m back to working out and running already."



"The staff at Dauwe Plastic Surgery could not be more welcoming and helpful! I enjoy every second of my experience every single time I’m there! Not to mention how amazing my results always are both with surgery and filler / botox. Can’t recommend them enough!"



"Dr. Dauwe is the best plastic surgeon! I’m thrilled with my results and the entire process was fantastic. Dr. Dauwe took the time to explain my procedure and his staff was incredibly kind and patient. Recovery was much easier than I anticipated and I can’t get over how much I love my results."



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