In the cosmetic plastic surgery area of the medical field, there is about 8,100 board certified plastic surgeons with most being male except for Dr. Jennifer Walden. She is one of the 851 women practicing as a board certified plastic surgeon nationwide. Out of this number, she is one of the 180 female members of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Further, Dr. Walden is one out of a dozen in this area of medicine living in Texas.
Speaking of being a plastic surgeon Dr. Walden says she believes that one of the reasons this field is male dominated is because of the amount of training. Since it takes five years post medical school training and often another year or two of a fellowship to become a surgeon and this can create a delay in being able to start a family. Working seven and a half years in New York’s Upper East Side Dr. Walden returned home to Austin, Texas. She worried she might not have a full schedule, though before she arrived in Texas she already had to patients waiting to book surgeries.
She equates being a female surgeon as unusual as a woman working on Wall Street. Dr. Walden says of her practice she has some advantages over her male counterparts since 91 percent of all cosmetic surgeries are performed on women. She says of her patients she can empathize with them being the mother of 17-month-old twin boys and seeing the changes that have occurred. While she doesn’t believe she will ever have implants she has tone Botox Juvederm and tells this to her patients. Dr. Jennifer Walden says she chose this specialty in cosmetic surgery because had a goal to help women improve upon themselves. She believed surgery was a way to give them self-confidence and it makes her happy to help women.
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