Meet Michael A.Baumholtz, M.D., FACS

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Dr. Baumholtz is a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon. He performs a variety of cosmetic and reconstructive surgical procedures.

Dr. Baumholtz earned a BA in English from Kenyon College, his MS from Thomas Jefferson University, and his medical degree (MD) from Jefferson Medical College (Philadelphia). After medical school, Dr. Baumholtz completed a general surgery residency at York Hospital and is board certified in general surgery. He then went on to complete a Hand and Microsurgery fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, followed by a Plastic and Reconstructive surgery residency here in San Antonio at the University of Texas Health Science Center.

Prior to returning to San Antonio, Dr Baumholtz was an Assistant Professor and staff surgeon at Temple University Hospital in the Division of Plastic Surgery and the consultant plastic surgeon at the Shriner's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia.

His clinical interests have covered a substantial range, including:

  • Complex trauma and cancer reconstruction
  • Hand injuries in adults and children
  • Nerve compression and nerve injuries
  • Post-bariatric body contouring
  • Complex hernia repair
  • Lower extremity reconstruction
  • Secondary burn reconstruction
  • Complex wounds
  • Chest and sternal reconstruction, and
  • Cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the face and body

Dr. Baumholtz has lectured widely to other physicians and surgeons on topics of plastic and hand surgery including: sternal reconstruction, complex hernia repair, post bariatric body contouring, head and neck reconstruction, hand trauma, and upper / lower extremity reconstruction. He is an active ATLS instructor. He has published a number of articles on both adult and pediatric plastic surgical issues and his work has been presented at local, regional, national, and international meetings.

Dr. Baumholtz is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS) and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS). He is a member of the prestigious Philadelphia Academy of Surgery. Locally, he is a member of the Texas Medical Association and the Bexar County Medical Society.

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