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About Dr. Saar

James D. Saar, MD

Chairman of the Division of Plastic Surgery for Trinity Clinic and is Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery

Dr. Saar is the Chairman of the Division of Plastic Surgery for Trinity Clinic. He is recognized for his efforts in patient education and has an excellent reputation for achieving a natural appearance for his patients.

Dr. James Saar completed his medical degree at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in Oklahoma City; he also completed nine years of postgraduate surgical training in Texas.

His studies included training at the University of Texas and Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, and Texas A&M University Health Science Center and Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple.

He completed two residencies in two surgical specialties at Scott & White. During his general surgery residency, he served as chief resident and became a clinical instructor for the Department of Surgery. During his three-year plastic surgery residency, he conducted research in both cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery and presented his research at both state and national scientific meetings.

Dr. Saar was honored to receive the Cronin Award, an award given by the Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons for outstanding research. He has been published in the medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Plastic Surgery and Reconstructive Surgery. As an Associate Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, he was elected to serve on the Advisory Council for Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery. The American Medical Association has presented him the Physician's Recognition award for continuing medical education.

Dr. Saar is certified by both The American Board of Surgery and The American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Member of The American Society of Plastic Surgeons.  Plastic surgeons who are certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery and who are members of The American Society of Plastic Surgeons have undergone rigorous training and have been evaluated by their peers on their practice of plastic surgery from both the technical and ethical perspectives.

Center for Cosmetic Surgery
3200 Troup Hwy., Suite 240
Tyler, Texas 75701

The Center for Cosmetic Surgery at Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics provides a full spectrum of services including:




Skin Care 

Body Contouring

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