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Meet the Doctor

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A Board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon specializing in cosmetic and reconstructive procedures of the breast, body, and face, Dr. Ethridge’s practice is conveniently located in the heart of the downtown Fort Worth Medical District at 1622 8th Avenue.

Dr. Ethridge has been on Fort Worth, Texas Magazine’s Top Docs list for the past five consecutive years. This year he was named 2015 Top Doc by his piers in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

In May 2011, The Fort Worth Business Press honored Dr. Ethridge as a member of their 2011 40 Under 40 class.

Raised in Fort Worth and having graduated from Trinity Valley School, Dr. Ethridge received his undergraduate education at the University of Texas at Austin. He continued his education at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston where he received M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Human Biological Chemistry and Genetics, his Medical Doctorate and numerous academic awards. Dr. Ethridge is also certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Ethridge received his formal training in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and was honored with election into Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.  He completed externships in cosmetic surgery at the prestigious Plastic Surgery Associates in Miami, Florida under the direction of Dr. James Stuzin, in microvascular surgery at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas and in cosmetic surgery at the Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute in Dallas, Texas under the direction of Dr. John Burns.

The author of numerous peer reviewed articles and book chapters, Dr. Ethridge holds a patent for a pharmaceutical use related to his years of research. He has presented multiple research papers and published articles on both local and national levels.

He has participated in Austin Smiles, an organization that provides reconstructive plastic surgery— primarily cleft lip and palate repairs— to children in various locations in Latin America.

In Brief

  • Graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, 1995
  • Holds M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Texas Medical Branch, 1999 and 2003, respectively
  • Medical Doctorate from the University of Texas Medical Branch, 2003
  • Graduate of the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery program at the University of Texas Medical Branch, 2008
  • Externship in cosmetic surgery at the Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute in Dallas, Texas under the direction of Dr. John Burns, 2006
  • Externship in cosmetic surgery at the Plastic Surgery Associates in Miami, Florida under the direction of Dr. James Stuzin, 2007
  • Externship in microvascular surgery at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, 2007