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Dustin Reid, MD, FACS

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The decision to have plastic surgery is a very personal one, and each patient has a different perception of beauty or an “ideal”. It is imperative that any cosmetic surgery journey is patient-driven. Dr. Dustin Reid takes this very seriously and uses a personalized approach in understanding your aesthetic goals and utilizing state-of-the-art and proven treatment options in order to optimize your experience and your result.

Dustin L. Reid, MD, FACS is double board certified by the American Board of Surgery and American Board of Plastic Surgery. Both groups are dedicated to surgical skill and ethical conduct. He specializes in surgery of the breast, body, face, and nose, as well as hair restoration. Dr. Reid has a superior educational and training foundation and is a self-motivated, progressive thinker committed to natural looking enhancements, cutting-edge technology, and patient satisfaction. He combines classic plastic surgery training with outstanding surgical skill and often utilizes non-surgical treatments to optimize your outcome and limit your recovery time. His reputation and that of Restora Austin is based on individualized treatment plans and natural surgical results. It’s you, only better.

You will benefit from Dr. Reid’s dedication to continuing education, progressive thinking, exceptional patient care and commitment to safety. You will also benefit from the dynamic duo of Drs. Reid and Gordon. They truly have a partnership and frequently collaborate on cases to provide patients with their collective experience and know-how. Their individual styles compliment one another and they share a passion for lifelong learning and believe advanced education must be pursued to remain current on innovative technologies, materials, and techniques. They take several weeks off every year to attend plastic surgery conferences in the USA and around the world. They have extensively researched facial aging and developed techniques that result in a very natural appearance. Most recently, they put their heads together and developed a cutting-edge procedure called the Restora Austin Tummy Tuck 360™. This innovative procedure is revolutionizing their body contouring, mommy makeover, and tummy tuck results by adding SAFELipo®. They are truly artists with breast enhancement, mommy makeovers, facial rejuvenation and are considered expert injectors of toxins and dermal fillers.

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More About Dr. Reid

Dr. Dustin Reid is a native of Clovis, NM. He graduated Magna Cum Laude, with a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas Tech University, where he was honored as the Outstanding Biological Science Student for his graduating class. He received his medical degree from Texas Tech University School of Medicine, where he graduated #1 in his medical school class. He was also selected as Best Surgical Student and Outstanding Overall Medical Student by the faculty. Dr. Reid went on to train in a vigorous 5-year general/trauma surgical residency at Good Samaritan Hospital in Phoenix, AZ. He served as Chief Resident and received awards from his peers for Outstanding Teaching from a House Officer and was a featured trauma surgeon on The Learning Channel’s, Trauma, Life in the ER. Despite his affinity for general surgery, Dr. Reid knew his true calling was in Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery. He subsequently trained in plastic surgery at the prestigious Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, GA, completing a 3-year residency. This cutting-edge program is world-recognized for excellence in plastic surgery and focuses on breast and aesthetic surgery. Again, he served as Chief Resident in his final year. He has met vigorous training and testing criteria and is double board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. Dr. Reid is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and belongs to numerous regional and national societies, including the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS), the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic SurgeryTexas Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Austin Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Texas Medical Association, the Travis County Medical Society, and  the Maurice J. Jurkiewicz Society of Plastic Surgeons. He is also a member of The Rhinoplasty Society and an expert contributor on  He also speaks at the national level on several aesthetic topics.

Dr. Reid was selected to serve on Mentor’s LEAD Council and on Sientra’s Advisory Panel, a panel of top tier surgeons who are regarded as shaping the future of breast enhancement. LEAD stands for Leadership, Experience and Development in Breast Augmentation. The LEAD Council is composed of a select group of board-certified plastic surgeons who meet on an annual basis to share their wealth of experience and knowledge with Mentor Worldwide LLC. The objective of the meeting is to better understand the needs of aesthetic surgeons and their patients, so that Mentor may further enhance its product and educational programs. Dr. Reid was a “A Distinguished Surgeon” nominee by the Austin Area Association of OR Nurses. He was also been consistently named by Plastic Surgery Practice as one of the Best Plastic & Cosmetic Surgeons. Dr. Reid and Dr. Gordon are two of the three physicians named as “Top Plastic Surgeons in Austin” by Castle Connolly & US News & World Report. Both are frequently featured in the media reporting on advances in plastic surgery.

Dr. Reid’s compassion extends beyond his aesthetic patients. He is a member of Austin Smiles & volunteers his time on mission trips to less-developed countries to repair cleft lips, cleft palates and complex craniofacial anomalies in newborns and children. When not working, Dr. Reid enjoys traveling and spending time with his family, including husband Bobby, and their 3 “children”: a mutt named Pancho, an Aussie named Walker Texas Ranger, and a Jack Russell Terrier named Fonzy. He is also an accomplished pianist and musician reflecting an artist at heart.

Dr. Reid operates primarily at Inspire Surgery Centre and has full staff privileges at all local Austin hospitals. Whether you seek a subtle enhancement of your features or a more dramatic change in appearance, Dr. Reid will exceed your expectations. If you are ready to take advantage of Restora Austin’s renowned reputation for cosmetic surgery expertise, please contact us today to schedule your consultation.

Watch these videos to learn a bit more about a few of Dr. Reid’s passions.

Why Choose Dr. Reid?



  • Reid performs nearly 1,000 face, nose, breast and body procedures each year
  • Reid has been recognized as “One of America’s Top Surgeons” and “One of America’s Top Plastic Surgeons”.
  • He is always “on call” for patient concerns and calls
  • He brings the latest technology to his patients. Restora Austin brought SAFELipo® to Austin and proceeded to develop the Tummy Tuck 360TM. They were also one of the first practices to use Sientra 5th Generation Gel Implants for breast enhancement surgery.
  • Reid specializes in rhinoplasty and is considered an innovator deeply committed to the advancement of aesthetic and reconstructive nasal surgery.
  • Reid is a member of the Plastic Surgery Channel, the only multimedia outlet exclusively operated by board certified plastic surgeons who are world renowned and considered top in their field.


  • Seton Medical Center
  • University Medical Center at Brackenridge
  • Seton Northwest Medical Center
  • David’s Hospital
  • North Austin Hospital
  • South Austin Hospital
  • Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas
  • Central Park Surgery Center
  • INSPIRE Surgery Centre


Calobrace, M. Bradley MD; Kaufman, David L. MD; Gordon, Ashley E. MD; Reid, Dustin L. MD. Evolving Practices in Augmentation Operative Technique with Sientra HSC Round Implants. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. 134(1S):57S-67S, July 2014.

Reid DL.  Flap Coverage for Pressure Sores. In Medical Management of the Surgical Patient, 4th Edition.  Lubin M.F., Smith RB, Dodson T.F., and Walker H. K. Eds, Atlanta, GA:  Cambridge University Press, August 2006.

Reid DL.  Prophylactic Antibiotics in Plastic Surgery.  Presented at the Tenth Biennial of the Jurkiewicz Society in Atlanta, GA, April 4-6, 2003.

Reid DL.  Fluorescein in Evaluation of Skin Flaps after Mastectomy.  Presented at the Eleventh Biennial of the Jurkiewicz Society in Atlanta, GA, April 1-3, 2005.