Category: News and Announcements

Our Favorite Women-Owned Wellness Businesses to Support in Fort Worth This Holiday Season

Christmas is around the corner; but what does gift giving look like in 2022, with many of us striving to be more intentional with our purchases? We suggest starting holiday shopping early to avoid last-minute stress and impulse buys. Consider patronizing businesses that are locally owned and operated so your dollars go right back to […]

Fort Worth Physician Assistant is Named an Allergan Medical Institute CoolSculpting Faculty Trainer

Marianita Vela, PA-C of Kalos Medical Spa will train medical professionals in the clinical use of the non-surgical fat freezing treatment. FORT WORTH, Texas, April 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Certified Physician Assistant Marianita “Mari” Vela, PA-C has been named a CoolSculpting® Faculty Trainer by Allergan Medical Institute (AMI). In her role as a trainer, Ms. […]

Saving Face: The Remarkable Story of How Scientists, Surgeons, & Families Are Using Facial Transplants to Help Disfigured Individuals

We’re fortunate to live in an era where medical innovations are saving and improving lives daily, and that is more true than ever in the world of reconstructive plastic surgery. Injury to the face is particularly difficult, as personal identity is so closely tied to our appearance. Thankfully, more tragically disfigured individuals may now be […]

Dr. Emily J. Kirby Becomes Chief of Plastic Surgery at Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth

The 720-bed facility has been named a regional best hospital by U.S. News & World Report since 1990. Fort Worth plastic surgeon Dr. Emily J. Kirby was recently appointed Chief of Plastic Surgery at Harris Methodist Hospital, the main facility of the Texas Health Fort Worth medical care system. The board certified plastic surgeon, owner […]

#ilooklikeasurgeon: Dr. Kirby’s Experience as a Female Surgeon

Those who frequent Twitter and Facebook have likely noticed trending hashtags designed to bring visibility to women and minorities excelling in traditionally male-dominated fields. The #ilooklikeasurgeon campaign is one great example—and Dr. Kirby is honored to have taken part. This past spring, an animated New Yorker cover inspired Dr. Susan Pitt, an endocrine surgeon, to […]

How Wars, Duels and a Few Great Minds Changed Plastic Surgery Forever

Many great strides in medicine have been made in response to urgent need. Plastic surgery is no different—and nothing magnifies the need to repair disfiguring injuries as much as wartime. As Independence Day 2017 approaches, and we prepare to celebrate our freedoms in this country—many of which were secured through wartime sacrifice—I’d like to highlight […]

Fort Worth Plastic Surgeon Accepted into the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Dr. Emily J. Kirby joins prestigious medical society, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. Fort Worth, TX, February 16, 2017—Dr. Emily J. Kirby, Fort Worth plastic surgeon and owner of Kirby Plastic Surgery, was recently inducted into the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, an honor reserved for board certified plastic surgeons in the […]

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