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Dr. Edgar Bedolla, Double Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Edgar Bedolla, Double Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Edgar BedollaDr. Edgar Bedolla grew up in Dallas and attended Skyline Center Magnet School graduating from the Science Cluster in the top two percent of his class. Knowing his interests were in pursuing a medical career, he attended the very well respected private institution, Baylor University. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Biology achieving Dean’s List recognition.

With his success at this top-tier institution, he was offered a scholarship to attend and complete his medical education at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. After obtaining his medical doctor degree, he chose to complete an internship in surgery at the world-renowned Parkland Hospital. He then sought to complete his general surgery training at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, which serves as the only level one trauma center in the state of Oklahoma. It was there that he developed an understanding of the diversity and complexity offered by the field of plastic surgery.



Not content knowing there was so much more to learn and master, Dr. Bedolla successfully matched at the storied University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital training program. In Miami, Dr. Bedolla had the privilege of training under some of the masters in all aspects of plastic surgery, including:

  • Breast, lower extremity, chest, head, and neck reconstruction
  • Facial rejuvenation
  • Breast and body contouring
  • Transgender and genital rejuvenation

Life Outside of the Office

Dr. Bedolla is married to his wife Cathy and they are proud parents to Laila 7, Liam 4, and Luna 1. During college, medical school, and surgical training, he was an avid soccer recreational soccer player and continues to play to this day. During this time he has amassed multiple recreational championships. He also enjoys biking, running, and plans to run a full Iron Man race in the future.

Dallas has always been home to Dr. Bedolla and his family. He is excited at the opportunity to join Dr. Obaid at North Texas Plastic Surgery. Dr. Bedolla is dedicated to return and serve the North Texas community after his many years of intense and complete training. Come to meet him and schedule your consultation today.

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Dr. Bedolla’s Education

Undergraduate Education

Baylor University, Waco, Texas
Bachelor of Arts, 05/2004

Medical Education

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, Dallas, Texas
08/2004 – 05/2008

MD, 05/2008

Parkland Health & Hospital System – Surgical Internship
07/2008 – 06/2009

University of Oklahoma Health Science Center – General Surgery Residency
07/2009 – 06/2013

University of Oklahoma Health Science Center – General Surgery Chief Resident
07/2013 – 06/2014

University of Miami: Miller School of Medicine – Plastic Surgery Fellowship
07/2015 – 06-2018

Dr. Bedolla’s Previous Employment

University of Oklahoma Health Science Center/University of Oklahoma Physicians Group
08/2014 – 06/2015
Clinical Instructor
Trauma/Acute Care Surgery
Department of Surgery
College of Medicine


The American Board of Plastic Surgery – Board Certified
12/2020 – 12/2030

The American Board of Surgery – Board Certified
12/2020 – Current

Oklahoma State Medical License – Unrestricted full license
07/2011 – current

Texas State Medical License – Unrestricted full license
06/2018 – current

  • ACLS 05/2008    recertification 4/2018
  • BLS    05/2008    recertification 4/2018
  • ATLS 06/2008    recertification 4/2014
  • Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery  (FLS) 01/2012
  • Advance Surgical Skills for Exposure in Trauma (ASSET) 2012
  • Advance Laparoscopic Hernia/Components Release Course 2012
  • OU Department of Surgery DaVinci Mini Course 2012 – Organizer and instructor
  • Diplomate of American Board of Surgery, Certificate#059977, 1/2015 to 12/2025

Dr. Bedolla’s Memberships, Honors, Publications, Etc.

Membership and Honorary/Professional Societies

  • Dean’s List National Honor Society; Golden Key National Honor Society
  • National Network of Latin American Medical Students. Member 2004-2008. Treasurer 05-06
  • Recipient of UT Southwestern Scholarship Foundation Award. 2004-2008
  • American College of Surgeons, member 2008
  • American Medical Association, member 2008
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons, candidate member 2015 – current
  • International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery – Resident-Fellow Member – 2018 – current


USMLE Step 1   07/2006

USMLE Step 2   12/2007

USMLE Step 3   06/2011

American Board of Surgery, Qualification Exam 08/2014

American Board of Surgery, Certification Exam 01/2015

Research Experience

UT Southwestern School of Medicine, Texas
06/2004 – 08/2004, Average Hours/Week: 35

Summer Research Student under Dr. Joseph Garcia

Participated in research experiment involving Endothelial PAS domain protein 1 (EPAS1), also known as HIF-2a. More specifically, studying the physiologic role of EPAS1 in the adult mouse and on identifying the molecular targets for EPAS1


Quick Shot Abstract: Cystic Neoplasms of the Pancreas. Incidence and Characteristics, Southwestern Surgical Congress 2011

Poster Abstract: Case Report of an Exceedingly Rare Intraductal Pancreatic Neoplasm, Southwestern Surgical Congress 2012

Survival after trauma pneumonectomy is possible: a report of a case and post-operative management, Southeast Surgical 2014

DeGarengeot Hernia: A laparoscopic approach to repair, Southwestern Surgical Congress 2014


Operative Dictations in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chapter 21.  Lower Body Lift, Springer, 2016

Guidelines for Standardization of Genital Photography, Aesthetic Surgery Journal, Feb 2018


Crush Injuries: Trauma Symposium, Disaster Preparedness. Presenter. April 24, 2015

Extensor Tendon Injuries, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Grand Rounds, Presenter. April 20, 2016

Update on Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Grand Rounds, Presenter, June 2018

Residency Activities

  • Winner of Resident Surgical Skills Competition, OU Surgery, 2011
  • Administrative Resident, OU Surgery, 2011
  • Graduate Medical Education Committee for Department of Surgery, 2012-2014 – Peer-elected position
  • Outstanding General Surgery Resident, 2013 – elected by faculty, nurses and ancillary staff
  • Winner of Miami Society of Plastic Surgeons Resident presentation competition – 2018

Hobbies & Interests

  • Soccer including UTSW Men’s Soccer team (Dartos), SMU Intramural Tournament Champion 2005
  • North Texas Co-Ed Soccer Association, Champions Spring 2008
  • Oklahoma City’s Dells Football Club, Division Champions 2010
  • Thang Nhat, Recreational League, Division Champions Summer 2012
  • MFIC, Recreational League, Division Champions Summer 2014, Winter 2015
  • Running. Finisher of White Rock half-marathon as well as Oklahoma City Memorial half-marathon
  • Skydiving

Language Fluency (Other than English)

  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Learning Vietnamese

 Volunteer Activities

  • Surgery Interest Group: AP Biology Suture Clinic 05/05 @ McArthur High School
  • Career Day 2006 @ Anson Jones Elementary, Alma Mater
  • Health Professions Recruitment and Exposure Program (HPREP) counselor Spring 2006
  • Camp Sweeney (Summer Camp for Diabetics) Medical Staff 2005, Senior Medical Staff 2007
  • Medical Mission Trip to Cuidad Juárez, 2007
  • Career Day 2008 @ Sunset High School
  • “Diabetes”. Presentation. Mixer with a Cause, 2009
  • World Vision Sponsor 2000 to present
  • Habitat for Humanity, Baylor University 2013
  • Haiti Mission Trip 2016
  • SIPS (Students interested in plastic surgery): Suture clinic 2016,2017,2018
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