Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Training in Reconstructive Cancer surgery including post-mastectomy breast reconstruction and microsurgery at M.D. Anderson Hospital
Residency: Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery, Cronin, Brauer and Biggs surgical Residency program, Houston
Medical School, Internship: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 1983
Awards & Honors
Mosby Award for Academic Excellence, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
American Board of Plastic Surgery
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Texas Association of Plastic Surgeons
Face lift and neck lift
Abdominoplasty tummy tuck
Dr. Whetstone has been in the practice of plastic and cosmetic surgery for over 20 years. He has trained with world-renowned plastic surgery pioneer, Dr. Tom Cronin, inventor of the breast implant. With exceptional education and experience, Dr. Whetstone has built a reputation that has resulted in an established practice at the Las Colinas Centre for Plastic Surgery for many years.
When choosing a surgeon it is very important to consider the doctor’s level of experience. Dr. Whetstone has been in the practice of plastic and cosmetic surgery for over 20 years. As a patient, what you can expect is a surgeon that has performed hundreds of procedures which brings a level of experience that is very important for evaluating each patient as an individual with unique needs. Dr Whetstone is able to evaluate the constantly changing field of cosmetic surgery and discern which new advances are beneficial to his patients.
With exceptional education and experience, Dr. Whetstone has built a reputation that has resulted in an established practice at the Las Colinas Centre for Plastic Surgery for many years. Dr. Whetstone has many loyal patients and has a reputation among health care professionals as a committed and caring physician. He maintains a special interest in cosmetic surgery of the face and body and is noted for his natural appearing results for facelifts, breast augmentation and lifts and body contouring using the latest and most successful surgical techniques.
When you meet with Dr. Whetstone to discuss your goals you will experience detailed patient attention and his unique ability to put patients at ease. This is what some of his patients of said about him:
Dr. Whetstone has lived and practiced in the Las Colinas area since 1989. He and his wife of over 30 years, Teri, have 3 children and 1 grandson. He is a family man whose interests include golf, reading historical non-fiction, scuba diving, water sports, college football and Dallas Stars Hockey.
In 1983, Dr. Whetstone graduated from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. A gifted student, he graduated in the top 10. He also receive the Mosby Award for Academic Excellence, an award few students receive. For the next four years, he engaged in general surgery training, he was awarded a residency in plastic and reconstruction surgery at the highly renowned Cronin, Brauer and Biggs surgical residency program in Houston, where he received extensive training in cosmetic procedures. He also received training at the highly acclaimed M.D. Anderson Hospital, where he focused on reconstructive cancer surgery – including post-mastectomy breast reconstruction and microsurgery. Dr. Whetstone was very fortunate to have trained with world-renowned plastic surgery pioneer, Dr. Tom Cronin, inventor of the breast implant. Consequently, he has very extensive experience in breast surgery. Most importantly, Dr. Whetstone has the highest level of surgical training that allows him to be a member of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, reserved for the surgeons with the highest level of plastic surgery training.