Dr. Jennifer Walden was born and raised in Austin, Texas. She graduated with honors from the University of Texas at Austin in 1994. She continued her education at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. She graduated with the highest honor of salutatorian of her class in 1998. After completing her residency training in 2003, she moved to New York. She completed her fellowship training at Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital in 2004. Afterward, she accepted an academic appointment as Clinical Instructor of Plastic Surgery at New York University Langone Medical Center.
Dr. Walden as a Female Plastic Surgeon
There are 851 females among the 8, 100 certified plastic surgeons in the United States. This statistic serves as a motivation for Dr. Walden to succeed. While in New York, she built her own successful business as a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. After working in New York for some years, she and her family moved back to Austin, Texas. She opened another successful business, Walden Cosmetic Surgery Center, in Austin. Her clientele for cosmetic surgery consists mainly of women, who make up 91% of all cosmetic surgeries. Since early in her career, Dr. Walden has been an advocate for women. Her role as a cosmetic surgeon helps women have a better quality of life. After their surgery, her patients feel better about how they look. Also, they have better confidence in themselves. Dr. Walden on YouTube.
Dr. Walden in the Media
Dr. Walden has the role of media spokesperson for several professional organizations. She formerly held the position of media spokesperson for the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. She currently holds the position of Commissioner of Communications for ASAPS. Also, in Texas Monthly magazine, she holds honor as one of the Texas Super Doctors.