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5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Amazing experience!

I chose to go to Dr. Burns for a breast augmentation and couldn't have been happier with my decision. My whole experience was amazing. From the first day I called the office for information, Dr. Burns personally called me within a few hours to talk about a consult, what I was looking for, and to answer questions. I live in Maine and traveled to Dallas for this. Dr. Burns, the nurses, and...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

The best doctor

I loved it! The staff and dr burns are extremely professional and caring! If you have a question before and after surgery you can call them and they will not be bothered. He gave me confidence again!!

5 out of 5 stars Volbella

Very pleased with Dr. John Burns

Dr. John Burns and his staff were terrific. They are genuinely kind, and confident in what they do. They are excellent at explaining the procedure/product, both when I first inquired about fillers, and during the procedure. If you're looking for a subtle plump and erasing wrinkles this is a fabulous product. Im 52 and didn't want an exaggerated look, just an enhancement of my natural...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation


I absolutely LOVE the entire experience! From the moment I called to set up my consultation, Dr. Burn's entire staff are amazing and professional. They answered all of my questions without any hesitation! I had a breast augmentation along with rhinoplasty. I have been ecstatic with the outcome! So much, that I recommend Dr. Burn's to everyone! My sister will also be having a breast aug soon,...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Dr. John Burns-Best of the Best

We moved to Dallas 2 years ago and I selected Dr. Burns based on his reviews. I met with him for a consultation and he and his staff impressed me as being both knowledgable and genuinely caring. My instincts proved right. I had an abdominoplasty January 2016 and couldn't be more pleased with my results. After the surgery, even though I am an RN, I had concerns and questions. They always...

5 out of 5 stars Facelift

49 and Holding

I am 1 week postop with having a Facelift, Arm Lift and Inner Thigh Lift. I must say that Dr Burns is an incredible surgeon. My consultation with him was like no other. He is very kind and caring and actually listened to my concerns. He answered all my questions and made me feel comfortable. I could not be happier with my results and would highly recommend him to anyone looking to have...

5 out of 5 stars Botox

Great Experience - Dallas, TX

I was very nervous before my appointment. Dr Burns made me feel so comfortable and I am beyond pleased with my results! Highly recommend him!!! His staff is the best. His nurse Tracie was so sweet and informative. Made sure all my questions were answered before I left. Will definitely be referring my friends to him!

5 out of 5 stars Butt Augmentation

Great doc

I really enjoyed having Dr. Burns as my surgeon. I initially chose him because he did my aunt's surgery and she looked good. Then I chose him because I had went to another surgeon first and he wanted me to lose 30 lbs before he would do the surgery. I'm 200lbs and 5'2. I like that Dr. Burns did not require me to lose weight. I like being plus size and I feel it's looks so natural because I...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

An Amazing Experience!! - Dallas, TX

Upon my very first doctor visit I was nervous, but it went away when Dr. Burns staff and himself made feel at ease. Dr. Burns explain the procedures thoroughly. I was excited seeing 3D pictures of myself of options on breast size, I knew at that moment of my decision.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Breast Augmentation - Dallas, TX

My experience with Dr. John Burns and his office staff was unremarkable! From the first visit in August 2016 to my surgery date November 2016. Dr. Burns and all his staff were the most kindest professional/medical team! I would recommend him to anyone! I love the outcome, I look and feel amazing.

Personal Statement

Welcome to the practice of Dr. John Burns, MD, President of the Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute. We are a state of the art practice dedicated to providing the most up to date, highest quality plastic surgical services in a warm and caring environment. Dr. Burns specializes in cosmetic surgery.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery


American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

Consultation Fee

Free. Complementary consultation

Awards & Recognition

RealSelf Top Doctor

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Burns has hospital affiliations at Dallas Day Surgery Center at The Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS, Vanderbilt University
    Medical: MD, University of Texas Medical Branch
  • Post-Medical School Training

    General Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch
    Plastic Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch
    Laser and Cosmetic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Treatments offered at Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute

Blog Posts and Articles

Restore Beautiful Eyebrows

Overzealous plucking or waxing of your eyebrows over years can lead to a "barely there" eyebrow which leave your eyes looking naked.  This eyebrow loss is permanent and make-up solutions such as an eyebrow pencil looks artificial and requires constant maintenance.  However, there's now a solution to regrow eyebrows which are real, natural, and beautiful.SmartGraft is a minimally invasive hair restoration treatment for both men and women that permanently restores hair loss with your own h...

Bra Fat: An Excellent Solution to a Common Problem

One of the most common requests I receive in my very busy breast augmentation practice is how to treat bra fat.  This fat pocket is located immediately in front and behind the armpit area just above the bra strap and goes by many different names:  turkey neck, side cheeks, armpit fat, poochy/pudgy waddle thing, sleavage, armpit cleavage, and bra fat.Solutions for removing this fat have ranged from surgery in the form of liposuction to Cool Sculpting cryolipolysis.  However, this fat has p...

Upper Pole Fullness in Breast Augmentation: The Role of Cohesive Round Implants

One very common request from breast augmentation patients is for more cleavage and upper pole fullness. This look is characterized by fullness/roundness in the upper chest, cleavage, and an implant which appears to sit higher on the chest. Achieving this look requires careful attention to detail and choosing the correct size and type of breast implant. Surgical Considerations: Surgeons should be very careful and meticulous in dissecting the "pocket" or space where the...

En Bloc Technique for Breast Implant and Capsule Removal

Breast implants are not intended to be permanent medical devices and for a variety of reasons may need to be removed or removed and replaced.  The En Bloc technique for breast implant and capsule removal was first developed in France in response to ruptured silicone implants.  En Bloc refers to the technique whereby the capsule and implant are removed as a single unit.  Leaving the capsule in tact prevents the contents of the implant from leaking outside the capsule,  In addition, this met...

Advanced Treatment Options for Acne Scars

Acne scars are one of the most common problems I encounter as a plastic surgeon and unfortunately one of the most difficult to treat. There is a misconception in plastic surgery that scars can be permanently removed with plastic surgery. Scars cannot be removed but can be significantly improved.Acne scars pose specific challenges because they are on the face, have a large surface area, and differ in their depth. A straightline scar, such as a tummy tuck or C section scar, is linear and...

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Safe Skin Lightening Cream

The market for non-hydroquinone skin lightening topicals has expanded since the recent controversy over the safety of hydroquinone. Options include... READ MORE

Fraxel Restore Vs. Fraxel Repair

The Fraxel Restore is a nonablative laser (does not remove skin). The Restore is an Erbium glass laser. Because it is nonablative, it can be used by... READ MORE

Bruising and red eyes after Rhinoplasty. Any suggestions? (photos)

You have persistent bruising which will resolve. I would also suggest trying a product called OcuMend which might help clear the bruising. READ MORE

I am in my mid 20's I am not overweight but I do have severe fat on my neck any suggestions why? Or what I can do?

Laser or ultrasound assisted ultrasound of the neck would remove excess fat and help with skin contour. READ MORE

Do I have enough fat to lipo and transfer to breast? Also need a lift! (photos)

You would not want to use laser liposuction for fat transfer to the breast as the laser component would harm the fat cells you are trying to transfer... READ MORE

Has anyone used the new Inspira SCM smooth round gummy bear implant yet?

The new Inspira Cohesive implants combine the 410 cohesive gel with the very popular high gel fill ratio in the Inspira implant line.  These implants ... READ MORE

Can you remove fat from your stomach to get a butt lift and how much?

Placing fat to your butt which is harvested by liposuction is called a Brazilian Butt Lift by many surgeons.  Fat can be harvested from your abdomen ... READ MORE

Can Cellfina be used to treat the from and sides of my thighs?

 Cellfina can be used on the front, side, and back of thighs provided that you are treating a cellulite dimple and not other forms of skin changes. READ MORE

Does a BBL get rid/remove of dimples from cellulite?

A BBL is designed to augment and shape your butt with your body's own fat.  Cellulite is a different issue which is caused by interactions between ... READ MORE

Breast augmentation: what kind and what size will fit on my body? (Photo)

I would suggest 3D photographic imaging to help choose the implant you want. A 3D image will be generated and you can see what different sizes will... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Burns

John L. Burns Jr., MD has shared 156 before and after pictures with 255 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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