Samer Fakhri

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Samer Fakhri

Houston Plastic Craniofacial & Sinus Surgery

17 Years of Experience

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We provide the latest in cosmetic, reconstructive, and ENT surgery procedures. We have advanced resources and technology; everything required for providing your state-of-the-art treatment and care. We care about you and listen to all of your concerns; responding with a treatment plan that helps you look your best. We provide plastic surgery services for children with facial disfigurements, regardless of financial resources. Our surgeons are renowned for their expertise in complex plastics, reconstruction and ENT procedures.

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Procedures Performed

  •   Breast Augmentation (Implants)
  •   Breast Lift
  •   Breast Reduction
  •   Male Breast Reduction
  •   Liposuction
  •   Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)
  •   Chin Implants
  •   Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)
  •   Facelift (Rhytidectomy)
  •   Nose Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  •   Breast Reconstruction
  •   Cleft Lip / Palate
  •   BOTOX
  •   Injectable Fillers
  •   Hair Replacement Surgery (Hair Transplants)
  •   Laser Tattoo Removal
  •   Post Bariatric Reshaping

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    About the Practice

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    Samer Fakhri,

    Houston Plastic & Craniofacial Surgery is comprised of four highly skilled and experienced plastic surgeons dedicated to understand each individuals concern, responding with the best treatment options from reconstructive to cosmetic surgery. Top Houston Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Sean Bourtros‘ goal is to provide excellence in treatment along with compassion of care. Houston Plastic & Craniofacial Surgery is renowned for their expertise in DIEP flap breast reconstruction, rhinoplasty, breast augmentation, abdominoplasty and more.

    Surgeon Description

    Dr. Samer Fakhri is an internationally renowned rhinologist who has been practicing in the Houston area for over 10 years.Dr. Fakhri has a special interest in space medicine and managing sinus barotrauma. He has been entrusted with the care of NASA astronauts, airline pilots, and professional deep sea divers.He is a founding member of the sinus center at Houston Plastics, Craniofacial and Sinus Surgery, a state of the art facility offering the highest level of expertise and personalized care to patients with nasal, sinus and skull base disorders. Patients and peers have recognized. Dr. Fakhri’s skills and expertise as a sinus and skull base surgeon and have consistently named him to the local and national Top Doc lists including America’s Best Doctors and the acclaimed Castle Connolly Top Doctors, an accomplishment achieved by only 2% of physicians.Dr. Fakhri is a clinical professor at the University of Texas medical school at Houston and holds leadership positions in healthcare institutions and specialty societies nationally and internationally. He joined The University of Texas Medical School at Houston in 2004 and established the division of sinonasal and skull base surgery, the first of its kind in Houston and southeast Texas to offer comprehensive medical and surgical care for sinus and skull base disorders by a fellowship-trained rhinologist. In 2013, Dr. Fakhri received the University of Texas System Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award, the highest honor bestowed by the UT Board of Regents and one of the nation’s most competitive awards for medical educators. He also received the medical school Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award for 8 consecutive years. In late 2014 the president of UT Health awarded Dr. Fakhri the medal of excellence for his exemplary contributions to clinical care, education and research. During his tenure at UT, Dr. Fakhri served as Residency Program Director and Vice Chair in the department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He is credited with transforming the learning milieu and educational structure of the otolaryngology residency program and lifting it into a fully-accredited and highly sought-after training program. He contributes to the education of future otolaryngologists and has trained many residents and fellow surgeons. His expertise is widely recognized and he draws patients from across the globe.Dr. Fakhri received his medical degree from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. He completed his residency training at McGill University Health Center and pursued fellowship training in rhinology at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He also completed a research fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at the Meakins-Christie Laboratories of McGill University. Dr. Fakhri is one of very few surgeons certified by both the American Board of Otolaryngology and the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada, the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and the American Rhinologic Society. He serves as a committee Chair at the American Rhinologic Society and contributes yearly instructional courses to the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. In addition he is on the editorial board and a reviewer for Otolaryngology journals. He is a frequently invited national and international panelist and speaker. Dr. Fakhri has published over 60 scientific articles and book chapters, including description of new minimally invasive surgical techniques to treat complex sinus conditions. Dr. Fakhri’s areas of clinical interest include medical and surgical management of refractory chronic rhinosinusitis, sinus and nasal polyps, image-guided surgery, endoscopic lacrimal and orbital surgery, cerebrospinal fluid leak (CSF) repair, endoscopic removal of sinus and nasal tumors, and minimally invasive skull base surgery.

    Certifications and Accreditations

    Memberships and Affiliations
    • American Board of Otolaryngology
    • Royal College of Surgeons of Canada
    • American College of Surgeons
    • American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    • American Rhinologic Society

    Education and Training

    • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    • McGill University
    • McGill University
    • McGill University Health Center

    Patient Testimonials

    • Great bedside manner / Great physician / Great guy – Really helped our daughter. We brought our teenage daughter to see Dr. Samer Fakhri for an evaluation. She often has difficulty breathing and her peers in Junior High have even made fun of her. Dr. Fakhri was fantastic. He listened,..  Continue Reading >>


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