Bob Basu, MD, MPH, FACS

  • 10+ Years Experience
  • DIEP Flap Specialist
  • Board Certified in Plastic Surgery

Board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Bob Basu is a nationally recognized leader in aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery and considered a pioneer in DIEP Flap breast reconstruction in the Houston metropolitan region, having been among the first to successfully perform the procedure in the suburban communities of Houston almost 13 years ago. With a practice focus on patient safety and satisfaction and consistent, naturally beautiful results, Dr. Basu has performed more than 11,000 cosmetic and reconstructive procedures to date and has been named a US News & World Report Top Doctor in Plastic Surgery.

Along with his plastic surgery and breast reconstruction practice, Dr. Basu serves on the board of directors for the American Association for the Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF), the nation’s leading accrediting body overseeing the safety, quality, and staff credentials in operating rooms. In addition, he has served as Chair of the Patient Safety Committee for  the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

At Breast Reconstruction Specialists, Dr. Basu specializes in microsurgical free flap procedures, including DIEP Flap (tummy tuck) breast reconstruction, buttock and thigh lift breast reconstruction, and autologous fat grafting, as well as highly advanced supermicrosurgery procedures to treat lymphedema. He currently serves patients in the Houston area.

Education & Training

  • Princeton University, Bachelors Degree, Magna Cum Laude
  • Tufts University School of Medicine (MD & MPH)
  • George Washington University Medical Center, Department of Surgery (General Surgery Residency)
  • Baylor College of Medicine, Division of Plastic Surgery · Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery (Cosmetic & Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Residency)

Board Certifications & Society Membership

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery, Board Certified
  • American College of Surgeons (FACS), Fellow
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
  • American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
  • American Medical Association
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Association for Independent Doctors

Honors & Awards

  • 10-time HTexas Magazine Top Docs in Plastic Surgery (2006 – 2016)
  • HTexas Magazine Top Docs for Women (2007 – 2015)
  • US News & World Report Top Doctor in Plastic Surgery
  • Houstonia Magazine Top Doc in Plastic Surgery
  • Texas Monthly Super Doctors in Cosmetic Surgery
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors in Plastic Surgery
  • RealSelf 100: Top 2% of Cosmetic Plastic Surgeons in the Nation
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons & American College of Surgeons 2013 Health Policy & Leadership Management Scholarship Recipient

Select Leadership Positions

  • Board of Directors, American Association for the Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF)
  • Board of Directors, American Society of Plastic Surgeons (2011 – 2014)
  • Chair, Practice Management Committee, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Chair, Patient Safety Committee, American Society of Plastic Surgeons (2011 – 2015)
  • Ethics Committee, American Society of Plastic Surgeons (2010 – 2013)
  • Chief of Plastic Surgery, North Cypress Medical Center (2010 – 2016)
  • Surgical Executive Committee, Surgical Section, American Medical Association
  • Technology Innovation in Plastic Surgery (TIPS) Steering Committee

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