Dr. Jennifer Walden is a Star of Texas
Dr. Jennifer Walden is a one of just a few female aesthetic plastic surgeons in the U.S. She lives and practices in Austin, Texas. At an early age she knew she wanted to become a doctor. Her father was a dentist and her mother was a surgical nurse, so she had plenty if exposure to the medical field growing up. She graduated from Anderson High School in Austin, and then got her B.S Degree from the University of Texas, in biology. She then earned her medical degree from University of Texas Medical Branch.
After finishing her residency, she moved to New York City to pursue her interest in plastic surgery. She did a fellowship at the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital. During this period, she became the associate of Dr. Sherrell Aston, a famous plastic surgeon. She worked in New York for eight years. She then became a single mother of twin boys. She felt it was important to be near her family, so she returned to Austin. Her sons, Houston and Rex are currently in pre-school. She says that she tries to keep things as simple as possible by living near where she works. Her sons attend school nearby as well. She has a nanny and an au pair so that in an emergency there is someone home with her boys.
Walden is one of the top aesthetic plastic surgeons in Texas, according to her peers. Of the nearly 8,100 board certified plastic surgeons, only about 850 are women. Dr. Walden is committed to using the latest technology to help her patients. She uses 3-D imaging to allow her patients to get an idea of how they will look after surgery. She has developed some of her own instruments that she uses for surgeries. They are available through Accurate Scientific and Surgical Instruments. She is a consultant to leading aesthetic companies in the region.
Jennifer is heavily involved in philanthropic activities in the community. .In June 2016 she was named runner-up for Austin’s Woman of the Year Award. She is a member of the Guardian Angel Society that provides support to abused children. She has also been involved in medical mission trips over the years.
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