About Dr. Carson Huynh-Atlanta Facial Plastic Surgeon
C. Carson Huynh, MD, DMD, FACS
Dr. Huynh (“Wynn”) was born and raised in Vietnam until age 9. Due to stricken poverty and lack of socioeconomic opportunity, he along with his father, together they made an escape by sea along with other boat people in the mid 80’s. They were stranded on the open water for a week before they were rescued and take to refugee camps in Malaysia and the Philippines where they lived for a year prior to coming the US. He received his primary education and grew up in the Atlanta area and is proud to call it home.
Professionally, he received his MD degree from the prestigious Emory University School of Medicine, consistently ranked as one of the top medical schools in the nation. In addition, he also received his DMD degree from the Medical College of Georgia and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society. Following medical school, he completed a year of General Surgery residency with the Emory University Department of Surgery, working with specialists in disciplines of Trauma/Surgical Critical Care, General Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery, and Plastic Surgery. He then developed a more focused interest in the complex anatomy and functions of the face. He went on to complete a 6 year residency program in maxillofacial surgery at Emory. During this time, he received intensive training in surgical reconstruction of traumatic injuries and treatment of congenital and development disorders of the face, head, and neck. He was awarded the Robert A. Bays Achievement Award for achieving the highest exam score.
After completing his surgical training at Emory as a chief resident, Dr. Huynh was selected for a highly sought-after Facial Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship under the tutelage of Dr. T. William Evans, a renowned facial cosmetic surgeon. Fellowship training is the highest level of formal education achievable by a physician and is considered the gold standard in surgical education attainable in any given field. Dr. Huynh was chosen among more than 40 candidates from around the world for this prestigious position. He then further hone his surgical craft through operating with highly skilled plastic and cosmetic surgeons in New York City and Beverly Hills prior to building his private practice in Atlanta. Dr. Huynh devoted a total of 15 years toward higher education, medical school, and surgical training. He is one of few surgeons in the country who hold dual-doctorate degrees in both highly specialized fields of maxillofacial and facial plastic surgery. Dr. Huynh routinely attends several continuing education meetings each year to offer the cutting edge advances in aesthetic medicine to his patients.
Dr. Huynh is an active member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, a Diplomate of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery (Facial) and the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. In 2014, Dr. Huynh was honored and inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), the most prestigious medical organization which admits only surgeons who have passed a thorough evaluation of both professional competence and ethical fitness.
Dr. Huynh is an accomplished surgeon who has published scientific papers and lectured on facial aesthetic surgery at continuing education meetings to other physicians. He also enjoys sharing knowledge with medical students and surgeons-in-training. Dr. Huynh had served in academics as a Clinical Adjunct Professor of Surgery at Emory University School of Medicine. Although the majority of cosmetic procedures are performed in our operating room suite, Dr. Huynh also hold operating room and admitting privilege at Northside Hospital. On a personal level, patients often describe Dr. Huynh as gentle and genuine. He attributes this professionalism to his dedication for excellence and a genuine interest to help people look and feel their best.
Although there is no shortage of plastic and cosmetic surgeons in town, many patients from the local Atlanta area and abroad seek out Dr. Huynh for his expertise in face beautification and rejuvenation surgery. He is also highly skilled in nonsurgical treatments and has earned a distinction of being an Allergan Master Injector of Botox and dermal fillers.
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