Jennifer L. Walden, M.D., PLLC Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon
Founder: Jennifer L. Walden, MD, PLLC & Walden Cosmetic Surgery and Laser Center Austin, Texas. Dr. Jennifer Walden was born and raised in Austin, Texas. She is the daughter of a dentist father and a surgical nurse mother. If DNA accounts for our career choices and our educational savvy, then Dr. Jennifer Walden certainly received cells full of hereditary deoxyribonucleic acid. Her excellent academic achievements are highlighted by receiving her undergraduate education at the University of Texas where she graduated with Honors with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology. Dr. Walden continued her education by receiving a Medical Doctorate with Highest Honors. She graduated as the Salutatorian at the University of Texas Medical Branch.
Her early externship occurred at the renowned Plastic Surgery Associates in Miami. After Dr. Walden completed her residency training, she moved from Texas to New York to pursue her desire to work in aesthetic surgery. While in New York she was selected to receive a fellowship at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital. Dr. Walden also served as the Program Director at the hospital until she relocated back to Austin.After seven and half years in a very successful practice on New York’s Upper East Side, Dr. Walden decided to move back to Texas. Her decision was based on the need to raise her twin son’s closer to the family.
Jennifer Walden is foremost a single mom by choice followed by her title as a renowned plastic surgeon. If her name sounds familiar, she has appeared as a consultant guest on many talk and news shows, as well as serving as a consultant for leading aesthetic companies. Of the over eight thousand, board-certified plastic surgeons in the U.S., only 851 are women. Also, out of the women plastic surgeons only about 180 are members of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. This is interesting since this association is the leading professional organization of board-certified cosmetic surgeons.
Dr. Walden chose the specialty of cosmetic and aesthetic surgery because she wanted to help women to improve their self-confidence in the way they look, as well as to enhance their lives. Dr. Walden noted that women tend to come to female plastic surgeons more often because they are embarrassed about their bodies. Her female patients know that when they come to her practice, she understands what they are going through and that she will never look at them in a judging manner because of their sagging skin due to child-birth or ageing.
Having received Botox, Juvederm, and laser treatments herself, Dr. Walden has empathy for her patients. When she fulfills a surgical procedure for her patients, she is made happy by their tears of gratitude and happiness. Dr. Walden states: “I wouldn’t be able to sleep at night if I thought that I wasn’t helping people or that I was doing something detrimental to my own gender.” “If I thought my work was simply an exercise in vanity, I wouldn’t do it.
Dr. Walden has presented nationally and internationally on the varied fields of cosmetic surgery which she performs. She has received numerous awards and honors beginning with her academic achievements and including her present cosmetic surgical field. She is the co-author of the book: “Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.” Dr. Walden is also a regular contributor to many medical journals highlighting plastic reconstructive surgery.