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Plastic Surgery Specialist, Surgical Specialist
30 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
(7)
Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joel Pessa is Excellent. Dr. Pessa has been reviewed by 7 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Promptness 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Joel Pessa, MD is board certified in Plastic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Facelift (Rhytidoplasty)
  • Lacerations
  • Microsurgery
  • Oophoritis (Ovary inflammation)

Education & Awards

Dr. Pessa graduated from University of Massachusetts, Worcester. He has 8 awards.

Awards  
Tiffany Award American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (1993)
Tiffany Award American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Duke University Art Competiton Drawing Category
Tiffany Award American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (1995)
Duke University Art Competiton Drawing Category (1989)
Phi Beta Kappa (1975)
Southeastern Plastic Surgery Resident's Competition (1988)
Southeastern Plastic Surgery Resident’s Competition (1988)

Affiliations

Dr. Pessa has 11 hospital affiliations:

  • UT Southwestern University Hospital - St. Paul 
  • UT Southwestern University Hospital - Zale Lipshy 

Languages

  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Joel Pessa MD is a male Plastic Surgeon, has 30 years of experience and practices in Plastic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Joel Pessa practice?
Dr. Joel Pessa has 4 office locations.
Dr. Joel Pessa practices Plastic Surgery near Dallas, TX.
See Dallas Plastic Surgeons.