Meet Dr. Poindexter
Dr. Byron Poindexter is a Reston, VA plastic surgeon who specializes in cosmetic procedures for the face and body at Austin-Weston, The Center for Cosmetic Surgery. While a senior in medical school and among the top in his class at the Indiana University School of Medicine, Dr. Poindexter stumbled across the field of plastic surgery. He was so intrigued by the skill and complexity of plastic surgery that he decided to pursue cosmetic care. Dr. Poindexter is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. His goal with cosmetic surgery is to provide his patients with natural-looking results that are beautifully balanced. In enhancing the physical aesthetic of his patients, many of them experience a newfound hope and confidence, which is something Dr. Poindexter loves doing for his patients.
Skills and Specialties
Dr. Poindexter is adept in performing both surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic procedures for men and women. Some of his top facial procedures include mid-facelifts, nose surgery, chin surgery, around-the-mouth surgery, and neck lifts. In addition, he is skilled in performing body procedures such as liposuction, Brazilian butt lifts, and mommy makeovers. He is also known for his work in breast augmentations, breast lifts, and breast reductions, and is especially adept in performing nonsurgical procedures like body sculpting and cosmetic injectables.
Education and Training
Dr. Poindexter graduated with the highest distinction from Indiana University with a bachelor degree in both chemistry and psychology. From there, he continued his education at the Indiana University School of Medicine. After receiving his medical degree, he served his general surgery residency at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL. Once he finished his training, he went on to serve his fellowship in plastic surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Soon after, Dr. Poindexter joined Austin-Weston, The Center for Cosmetic Surgery in Reston, VA.
Dr. Poindexter is affiliated with the following professional organizations:
- American Board of Plastic Surgery
- American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
- National Capital Society of Plastic Surgeons (President)
- Virginia Society of Plastic Surgeons
Awards and Recognition
Dr. Poindexter has been recognized by both his peers and patients for his work and has been granted numerous awards including:
- Honor Roll Award, Healthgrades
- America's Top Doctors®, Castle Connolly
- Regional Top Doctors, Castle Connolly
- Patient's Choice Award, Vitals
- On-Time Doctor Award, Vitals
- Compassionate Doctor Recognition, Vitals
Publications and leadership
Dr. Poindexter has written and published multiple plastic surgery journal articles on various topics including lip recontouring and surgical treatment of the aged mouth. In addition, he has presented at numerous conventions and science-based conferences across the United States. As a seasoned author and speaker, Dr. Poindexter has presented the Austin-Weston Center’s experience with abdominoplasty at the national meeting of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. He is constantly working to contribute academic publications and advance the plastic surgery field through medical research.