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Joseph Lee Leach Jr., MD $$

Pediatric Otolaryngologist (ENT)

Associate Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Languages Spoken:


UT Southwestern Pediatric Group

Education and Training

Medical School
University of Texas Medical School at Houston (1985)
UT Southwestern Medical Center (HR) (1986), General Surgery
UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (1991), Otolaryngology
Board Certification
American Board of Otolaryngology
  • Research Interests

    • Head and Neck Reconstructive Surgery
    • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Publications

    • Dual-porosity expanded polytetrafluoroethylene implants for lip, nasolabial groove, and melolabial groove augmentation. Verret DJ, Leach JL, Gilmore J Arch Facial Plast Surg November 2006 8 423-25
    • The effect of a hydrogen peroxide wound care regimen on tensile strength of suture. Athre RS, Park J, Leach JL Arch Facial Plast Surg July 2007 9 281-284
    • Four suture tip rhinoplasty: A powerful tool for controlling tip dynamics. Leach JL, Athre RS Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery August 2006 135 227-231
    • Aesthetics and the Hispanic Rhinoplasty. Leach, J. Laryngoscope 2002 112 1903-1916
    • Ear Reconstruction. Biavati, M and Leach, J In Emedicine-Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery 2002
    • The Effects of TGF-Beta 3 Modulation of Scar Tissue Formation in the Pig. Schwade ND, Fowler JJ, Leach, JL Wounds 2000 12(2) 32-39
    • Rhinoplasty, Short Nose. Leach, JL In Emedicine - Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery 2000
    • Scalp Reconstruction. Ratcliff DJ, Leach, J In Emedicine - Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery 2000
  • Professional Activities

    • Triologic Society
    • Dallas County Medical Society/Texas Medical Association
    • Dallas Academy of Otolaryngology
    • American Association of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    • American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
  • Awards and Honors

    • The Best Doctors in America: Central Region (1996), Listed under Otolaryngology, Facial Plastic, Sinus & Nasal Surgery
    • Outstanding Young Men in America (1996)
    • Bernstein Award for Facial Plastic Research, American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery (2000)
    • Inducted into the Triologic Society (2002)
    • Best Doctors in America (2002)

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