Dr. Daniela Burchhardt is a board certified head and neck surgeon and fellowship-trained facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon. She has developed a prestigious reputation providing long lasting and natural results for her patients. Dr. Burchhardt’s passion for her work drives her to deeply understand patients’ needs and to provide them with personalized care. She is well known for her sincere and engaging warmth in her patient interactions, and enjoys counseling patients on their treatment options.
Dr. Burchhardt first came to Houston to study biochemistry and cell biology at Rice University, and went on to obtain her Doctor of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. After her residency in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, she completed additional subspecialty training in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery through the esteemed fellowship at Vanderbilt University, where she led the facial trauma team and taught resident surgeons.
Dr. Burchhardt is exceptionally trained in all nasal surgeries, from septoplasty to septorhinoplasty. Her background as an otolaryngologist enables her to provide comprehensive care and to treat the entire nasal cavity, including the sinuses. Her oversight of the facial trauma team at Vanderbilt University has contributed to her deep understanding of facial anatomy and surgical techniques, and she has extensive experience in reconstructing facial defects and injuries, including Mohs surgery repair.
Dr. Burchhardt has also written award-winning research grants, and her publications include numerous peer-reviewed journal articles as well as textbook chapters. Dr. Burchhardt’s specialized research has focused on Botox applications in facial paralysis, rhinoplasty modeling, as well as head and neck cancers.
Dr. Burchhardt understands the importance and thought process that goes into selecting the right surgeon, listens to her patients, and enjoys discussing with her patients which procedures will achieve the best individual outcome. She has an astute eye for facial analysis, and takes pride in the excellent outcomes she delivers through her skill, artistry and dexterity.
She is board certified by the AbOto and a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
As a head & neck and a facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Burchhardt excels in both aesthetic and functional procedures:
Septoplasty and functional septorhinoplasty
Facial fractures repair
Skin cancer/Mohs reconstruction
Salivary gland surgery
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