ABOUT OUR PRACTICE
We understand that the decision to modify/improve your appearance is an important one. Our goal is to provide you with as much information as possible in a private, comfortable, supportive environment. As the largest cosmetic surgery practice in Central Texas, four plastic surgeons, a physician assistant, a registered nurse, one certified skin care specialist and support staff devote their expertise to your new look. We offer a complete range of cosmetic care and aesthetic surgical solutions. Here, you are our first priority and your satisfaction is our ultimate goal.
The Cosmetic Surgery Center of Scott & White is part of the Scott & White Health Care System, the largest multi-specialty practice in Texas.
YOUR INITIAL ASSESSMENT
In your initial appointment, we'll empower you with the information you need to make the best decisions. During your exam and consultation, we will educate you about today's modern cosmetic surgical options to achieve your desired goal. You can choose to see our physician assistant for your initial assessment, free of charge or with a Cosmetic Surgeon. The initial visit with our surgeon is $50 and this is fee will be applied to your surgery package, if you choose to have surgery.
PRIVACY IS PRIORITY
The Cosmetic Surgery Center in Temple offers a welcoming and comforting environment that ensures privacy and confidentiality. Conveniently located off of 57th Street, our facility is separate from the Scott & White Temple Clinic and you can enjoy close parking in a discreet location.
Meet the Temple Cosmetic Staff
Andrew M. Altman, MD
Dr. Andrew Altman completed his Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency at the University of Wisconsin and went on to complete his fellowship training in Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX.
Dr. Altman's patient care emphasis includes breast surgery, cosmetic surgery, hand surgery and reconstructive surgery.
Marcin Czerwinski, MD, FRCS(C)
Dr. Marcin Czerwinski is the Chief of the Section of Cleft-Craniofacial Surgery at Scott & White in Temple. He completed a plastic surgery residency at McGill University in Montreal and a fellowship in craniofacial surgery at The Craniofacial Center in Dallas.
Dr. Czerwinski's patient care emphasis includes the full spectrum of facial aesthetic surgery (including, rhinoplasty, brow and eyelid lifts, face and neck lifts, facial implantation), upper and lower body contouring following weight loss and aesthetic breast surgery (augmentation, reduction, mastopexy).
Dr. Czerwinski is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
Wendy Parker, MD, PhD, FRCS(C), FACS
Dr. Wendy Parker completed a plastic surgery residency at McGill University in Montreal, then went on to complete a fellowship in plastic surgery at the Plastic Surgery Center of Dallas. She then completed a fellowship in hand surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minnesota.
Dr. Parker's patient care emphasis includes body cosmetic surgery, congenital hand surgery, Dupuytren's Contracture, facial cosmetic surgery, finger pain, general hand and wrist surgery, joint replacements, post-trauma reconstruction, rheumatoid arthritis, wrist arthroscopy and wrist pain.
Dr. Parker is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
Jon Ver Halen, MD FACS
Dr. Jon Ver Halen is the Director of the Microvascular Surgery Fellowship at Baylor Scott & White in Temple and an Associate Professor of Surgery with the Texas A&M School of Medicine. He completed medical school at the Harvard Medical School - Massachusetts Institute of Technology Division of Health Science and Technology, General Surgery and Plastic Surgery Training at the University of Washington and fellowship training in Microvascular Surgery at the University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX. He was on faculty at the University of Tennessee and was the chief of the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Baptist Cancer Center in Memphis, TN, before joining Baylor Scott & White.
Dr. Ver Halen's patient care emphasis includes breast and body reconstructive and aesthetic surgery, head and neck reconstructive and aesthetic surgery and treatment of upper and lower extremity trauma and tumors.
Dr. Ver Halen is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
Charles N. Verheyden, MD, PhD, FACS
Dr. Charles N. Verheyden serves as the Director of the Division of Plastic Surgery. He received training in Surgery and Plastic Surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He has been President of the Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons and has served in many national positions as well, including board of directors of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), Chairman of the Ethics Committee and the Judicial Council for the ASPS, the Residency Review Committee for Plastic Surgery and a Director of the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He has been President of the American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons and currently President-Elect of the Plastic Surgery Foundation.
Patient care emphasis is in body contouring surgery, facial cosmetic surgery, breast surgery, laser surgery, cleft lip and palate, melanoma, vascular malformations and hemangiomas.
Dr. Verheyden is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.