Meet Dr. Couvillion
Dr. Ryan Couvillion is an experienced Houston, TX plastic surgeon specializing in cosmetic and reconstructive procedures for the breasts, body, face, and skin. A native Houstonian, Dr. Couvillion has been recognized for his passion and dedication in achieving the best possible results for his patients and is proud to return to Houston and build his practice in his hometown. His drive to pursue training in the field of plastic and reconstructive surgery began at a young age, and he is honored to have been mentored by some of the nation’s most recognized surgeons.
Whether a congenital condition, cancer reconstruction, or a personal aesthetic need, Dr. Couvillion incorporates a patient-centered approach with everyone he encounters and makes each client a part of the decision-making process. According to Dr. Couvillion, "The most gratifying part of my day is when I get to talk to a happy patient. It is such a privilege to care for my patients and give them the results they want."
Education and Training
While initially pursuing an interest in cell and molecular biology at Tulane University, Dr. Couvillion earned first a Bachelor of Science degree, and then a Master of Science degree. He next chose to continue his education in the New Orleans area by attending medical school at Louisiana State University. During this time, he joined the medical honors society, Alpha Omega Alpha, in his final year. Following this achievement, he went on to complete a residency at Tulane University Medical School, which is one of the oldest general surgery training programs in the country. After honing his surgical abilities and gaining recognition by the department for his overall excellence and teaching ability, he relocated to Houston to begin a three-year plastic surgery fellowship at Houston Methodist. It was during these final years of training that he mastered advanced techniques from some of the nation’s most distinguished aesthetic and reconstructive surgeons.
Specialties and Expertise
Known for consistently delivering masterful results, Dr. Couvillion is skilled at performing a variety of procedures, including breast augmentation, breast lift, and breast reconstruction surgery. He also offers facelift surgery and other facial rejuvenation procedures, such as neck lift, brow lift, and blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery). Dr. Couvillion strives to create natural results using the latest techniques in body contouring surgeries. For weight loss patients and those desiring a more shapely contour, he performs liposuction, tummy tucks, thigh lift surgery, mommy makeover procedures, and many more. In addition to cosmetic surgery, Dr. Couvillion offers a wide range of nonsurgical skin rejuvenation procedures for patients seeking anti-aging help without undergoing surgery. He is proud to offer BOTOX, injectable fillers, and a number of skin-specific treatments to help turn back the hands of time.
Dr. Couvillion is a proud member of the following organizations:
- Texas Medical Society
- Houston Society of Plastic Surgeons
- Harris County Medical Society
- American Society of Plastic Surgeons - Candidate Member
- American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - Candidate Member
- American College of Surgeons
Dr. Couvillion holds surgical privileges at the following well-respected medical facilities:
- St. Joseph Medical Center
- Houston Methodist Hospital
- The Woman's Hospital of Texas
Dr. Couvillion and his wife welcomed their first child in 2018. They live in Houston, TX and enjoy cooking, spending time outdoors, traveling, and playing with their dog.
"Very kind doctor who takes his time to explain procedures step by step"
"Dr. Couvilion was very helpful! He walked me through the procedure and answered all of my questions in detail. He was very professional and I would definitely recommend him to anyone."
"Dr. Couvillion took the time to explain everything about the procedure to me before hand and was very transparent about the entire process. He made sure I was comfortable and answered any questions I had. I highly recommend!"
"Ideal. Treated like a person and with compassion. Helpful and clear. Thorough, detail oriented. Patient."
"Friendly environment, reassuring attitude and treats everyone with respect."
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