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DR. JON VER HALEN, MD, FACS
HARVARD EDUCATED, BOARD CERTIFIED PLASTIC SURGEON.
Dr. Ver Halen attended University of California at Los Angeles, majoring in both in English Literature and Biochemistry. He achieved varsity letters in swimming and crew, and earned a position on the U.S. Men’s National Lightweight Crew team. He graduated with College Honors, Magna Cum Laude, awards for Excellence in Biochemistry, and a number of grants (including an Ahmanson Fellowship in Humanities, and the Dunn Prize for Excellence in Biochemistry).
Dr. Ver Halen was accepted on an academic scholarship to Harvard Medical School.
He was part of the prestigious group who earned degrees from both Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Dr. Ver Halen attended the University of Washington for residency training, where he received training in all aspects of plastic surgery. He then went on to further his education by receiving additional training at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. At MD Anderson Cancer Center, he met his wife, Elaine Ver Halen.
Dr. Ver Halen and his wife, Elaine Ver Halen, and their two children live in the Dallas Fort Worth Area. He is a sports enthusiast, and has completed two full length Ironman races amongst other ongoing interests.
Dr. Ver Halen has had the privilege of speaking at countless meetings, including the Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, and American Society for Reconstructive Surgery, the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, and numerous other groups. He has served on numerous boards and committees within the ASPS.
He is an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, and co-chairs the Development Committee and Patient Safety Committee.
ELAINE VER HALEN MPAS, PA-C
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT CERTIFIED
Elaine Ver Halen is a certified physician assistant working to address your plastic surgery and dermatological concerns in a safe, efficient, and effective environment at your convenience and on your schedule.
Elaine Ver Halen received her Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Texas A & M University in 2005. When she was injured training for her first Houston marathon in 2002, she learned about the physician assistant profession. After graduating Texas A & M University she went on to receive her Master's Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Texas Medical Branch in 2007. She worked for the chairman of Head and Neck Surgery at MD Anderson Cancer Center where she met her husband, Dr. Jon Ver Halen.
Elaine has worked in various physician assistant roles. She has years of experience in cosmetic and plastic surgery. Elaine also has years of experience using Botox® and fillers to improve your facial appearance. She has a passion for dermatology and will offer skin exams, skin biopsies, and scarless removal of skin tags, seborrheic keratosis, and benign nevi. She has trained alongside some of the best in the industry, has taken numerous injection courses, and has learned a significant amount from the aesthetic eye of Dr. Ver Halen.
Elaine Ver Halen, her husband, Dr. Jon Ver Halen, and their two children live in the Dallas Fort Worth Area. She is a sports enthusiast, and has completed three 140.6 Ironman races, 39 marathons, numerous 70.3 triathlons, and a 50k. She is an active member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
DANA LOPEZ, LVN
Dana Lopez, LVN has been an integral member of Dr. Ver Halen’s team caring for our patients before, during, and after their surgeries. Dana has 22 years experience in the medical field 7 years on the floor for post surgical patients and plastic surgery .
She is knowledgeable and compassionate partner in the plastic surgery process. Her commitment to providing the best surgical experience possible is observed by all. As nurse injector, Dana combines her thorough knowledge of facial anatomy, caring nature, and clinical training and expertise in cosmetic injections to achieve beautiful non-surgical results for our patients in a safe, comfortable setting.
Dana shares Dr. Ver Halen’s strong belief that cosmetic treatments should produce natural-appearing results.