ACTIVE MEMBER – PS/FPS/ENT
Dr. Henry Mentz is an internationally-respected plastic surgeon who holds the distinctive honor of being the nation’s first triple-board certified plastic surgeon. He obtained triple board certification in Plastic Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery, and Head and Neck Surgery-Otolaryngology. Because of this, he is among the most well trained and sought after plastic surgeons for facial rejuvenation. He blends the specific techniques and skills of his respective board certifications to achieve remarkable, natural-looking results. Moreover, Dr. Mentz has received continuous, global recognition and numerous awards for his surgical expertise and innovative contributions to the field of aesthetic plastic surgery.
In a 2009 Goldline Research study which was featured in Forbes magazine, Dr. Mentz was listed as a leading plastic surgeon in the United States. His physician peers have continually nominated him as a “Top Doctor” in notable magazines such as H-Texas, Texas Monthly, and Health & Fitness. Dr. Mentz’s surgical expertise has garnered international attention and shared through his 150 plus contributions in presentations, books, and chapters.
During his residency training at Tulane Medical Center in New Orleans, he trained under two of the best plastic surgeons in the field of Facial Plastic Surgery. This exposed Dr. Mentz to the areas of facial rejuvenation surgery and open structure rhinoplasty. During his fellowship in Houston, he gained additional depth in facial reconstruction with prominent plastic surgeons known for their innovation and supreme expertise in facial surgery.
Dr. Mentz uses a detailed and comprehensive approach to restore a youthful, fresh appearance to the face. His specialized method combines advanced lifting and tightening techniques with volume restoration to rebuild the youthful contours of the face through the use of stem-cell enriched grafts.
Furthermore, Dr. Mentz has made many contributions to the field of aesthetic plastic surgery. He invented the specialized liposuction techniques of Abdominal Etching® and Pectoral Etching® to give the abdominal and pectoral muscles a more defined, muscular appearance. To advance facial rejuvenation results through stem-cell enriched fat grafting, Dr. Mentz worked with one of the nation’s leading stem cell researchers to help with that innovation. Stem-cell enriched fat grafting is a volume replacement technique which may improve the skin’s tone and texture. His additional contributions include the development of a combined breast augmentation and breast lift procedure, the use of fat grafts to reduce the shoulder grooves created by bra straps, and the application of protocols to improve safety in the clinic and operating room.
Through the Mentz Foundation, Dr. Mentz and his team seek out and provide services to the needy and disadvantaged. A portion of the profit goes to aid children locally, nationally, and internationally. One partner of the Mentz Foundation is Clinica Esperanza, a medical and dental clinic in Roatan, Honduras. Dr. Mentz and many members of ACPS travel to the Bay Islands of Honduras to provide medical and humanitarian support to the clinic, schools, and local communities.
Dr. Mentz received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Louisiana State University Medical School. After completing the General Surgery program at the Ochsner Foundation of New Orleans, he went on to complete the Otolaryngology program at Tulane University School of Medicine. He followed this with specialized training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at St. Joseph in Houston.
To schedule your consultation with Dr. Mentz, call his office today at 713.799.9999.