Meet Dr. Edgar Bedolla

Offered at our convenient location in Houston, TX

Dr. Edgar Bedolla has established himself as one of the leading board-certified plastic surgeons in America, garnering recognition from various prestigious platforms. He embodies a commitment to excellence and continuous growth, evident in his pursuit of lifelong learning both professionally and personally. Beginning with his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from Baylor University, he laid the groundwork for his future in medicine. He then pursued his Medical Doctor Degree at the esteemed University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, where he honed his skills and knowledge in preparation for his medical career. 

Following medical school, Dr. Bedolla embarked on a rigorous surgical internship at Parkland Health & Hospital Systems in Dallas, Texas, where he gained invaluable hands-on experience in various surgical disciplines. Subsequently, he pursued his General Surgery Residency at the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center, further refining his surgical skills and knowledge under the mentorship of experienced surgeons. His passion for plastic surgery led him to complete a specialized Plastic Surgery Residency at the University of Miami: Miller School of Medicine, where he received comprehensive training in advanced techniques and procedures in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery. Through his educational journey, Dr. Bedolla has demonstrated a dedication to lifelong learning and a commitment to providing exceptional care to his patients.

Dr. Bedolla’s dual board certification in General Surgery and Plastic Surgery speaks to his dedication to mastering diverse aspects of his field. Notably, he has been listed among America’s Top Breast Surgeons by in 2023 and has earned the Super Doctors: Rising Star accolade from Texas Monthly since 2022. His expertise has been acknowledged by Texas Monthly’s Best of DFW and the Dallas Morning News, where he was honored as a Top Doctor. 

Dr. Edgar Bedolla’s Credentials


Medical School
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Dallas, TX | 08/2004 – 06/2008
Medical Doctor Degree

Baylor University
Waco, TX | 08/2000 – 05/2004
Bachelor of Arts: Biology | Minor: Chemistry

Post Doctoral Training

Plastic Surgery Residency
University of Miami: Miller School of Medicine
Miami, FL | 07/2015 – 06/2018
Plastic Surgeon Degree

General Surgery Residency
University of Oklahoma Health Science Center
Oklahoma City, OK | 07/2009 – 06/2014
General Surgeon Degree

Surgical Internship
Parkland Health & Hospital Systems
Dallas, TX | 07/2008 – 06/2009
Surgery Internship

Licensure / Certifications

  • Texas State Medical License – Unrestricted Full #R7662
  • Oklahoma State Medical License – Unrestricted Full #27188
  • Diplomate of American Board of Plastic Surgery, Certificate #9679, 11/2020 to 12/2030
  • Diplomate of American Board of Surgery, Certificate #059977, 01/2015 to 1/2025

Membership Honorary / Professional

American Society for Plastic Surgeon
Candidate For Full Active Member | 2015 – Present

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
Candidate Member | 2018 – Present

American College of Surgeons
Member | 2008

International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Resident Member | 2015 – 2018

American Medical Association
Member | 2008

National Network of Latin American Medical Students
UTSW Medical School
2004 – 2008
Tasks/Achievements | Treasurer 2005-2006

Honor Awards

Americas Top Breast Surgeons (2023)

Super Doctors: Rising Star (2022 – Present)
Texas Monthly

Best Of DFW (2022)
Dallas Morning News

Top Doctors (2022 – Present)
Fort Worth Magazine

Fan Favorite award x2 (2022)

Top Doctors (2019 – 2022)
Southlake Style Magazine

UT Southwestern Scholarship Foundation (2004 – 2008)
UT Southwestern medical school

Dean’s List National Honor Society
Baylor University

Golden Key National Honor Society
International Honor Society


Guidelines for Standardization of Genital Photography
Journal article
Natalie R Joumblat, BS, Jimmy Chim, MD, Priscila Gisselle Aguirre Sanchez, MD, Edgar Bedolla, MD, Christopher J Salgado, MD
Date of Publication
Aesthetic Surgery Journal, Volume 38, Issue 10, October 2018, Pages 1124–1130,

Operative Dictations in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chapter 21: Lower Body Lift
Book Chapter
Edgar Bedolla, Klara Sputova, Iman Kaddoura

Update of Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma
University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Grand Rounds

Extensor Tendon Injuries
University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Grand Rounds

Crush Injuries: Trauma Symposium, Disaster Preparedness


ACL (05/2008 – Present)

BLS (05/2008 – Present)

ATLS (06/2008 – 04/2018)

Fundamental of Laparoscopic Surgery (01/2012)

Advance Surgical Skills for Exposure in Trauma (01/2012)

Advance Laparoscopic Hernia/Components Release Course (2012)

OU Department of Surgery Da Vinci Mini Course (2012)
Organizer and Course instructor

Research / Posters / Abstracts

DeGarengeot Hernia: A laparoscopic approach to repair
Southwestern Surgical Congress 2014

Survival After Trauma Pneumonectomy is possible: a report of a case and post-operative management
Southeastern Surgical 2014

Poster Abstract: Case Report of an Exceedingly Rare Intraductal Pancreatic Neoplasm
Southwestern Surgical Congress 2012

Quick Shot Abstract: Cystic Neoplasms of the Pancreas. Incidence and Characteristics
Southwestern Surgical Congress 2011

Summer Research Student: Mentor Joseph Garcia (06/2004 – 08/2004)
UT Southwestern School of Medicine
Participated in research experiment involving Endothelial PAS domain protein 1 (EPAS1), also known as HIF-2a. More specifically, studying the physiologic role of EPAS1 in the adult mouse and on identifying the molecular targets for EPAS1

Residency Awards

Winner of Miami Society of Plastic Surgeons Resident presentation competition – 2018

Outstanding General Surgery Resident, 2013: elected by faculty, nurses, and ancillary staff and awarded to a single resident during PGY4

Graduate Medical Education Committee for Department of Surgery, 2012-2014 – Peer-elected position

Administrative Resident, OU Surgery, 2011

Winner of Resident Surgical Skills Competition, OU Surgery, 2011

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