Meet the Cosmetic Surgeon
Dr. Obasi, a native of Nigeria, is one of the few surgeons in Texas with triple board certifications. He is certified by the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery (ABCS), American Board of Surgery (ABS), and the American Board of Facial Cosmetic Surgery (ABFCS). He is a Diplomate of American Board of Cosmetic Surgery and American Board of Surgery. He is also a Fellow of American College of Surgeons (FACS). With an unquenchable thirst for knowledge, he earned a bachelor’s degree in microbiology and biochemistry at the University of Texas Arlington and then continued studies at Howard University College of Medicine. He excelled in medical school, receiving the American Medical Student Association’s Exemplary Leadership Award, as chapter president. Howard University Hospital and the Cleveland Clinic Foundation honored him with their Research Fellowship Awards. Dr. Obasi was a recipient of the Graduating Students’ Award for Courage and Perseverance from Howard University College of Medicine and received the Community Outreach Scholarship, granted by the Academy of Family Physicians to the most outstanding student in the class.
At Graduate Hospital Philadelphia, he received the Surgical Excellence Award during general surgery residency. This honor is bestowed upon the resident who achieved the top score in the American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination and demonstrated unsurpassed surgical skills. He completed a surgery residency at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. After accepting a cosmetic surgery fellowship, he relocated to California to train under Dr. Jacob Haiavy, who is a leader in the field.
With surgical training completed, Dr. Obasi set out to gain a broad background in clinical experience. He returned to Texas, to the state and people he loves, to practice as a general, trauma, and laparoscopic surgeon. He worked as an emergency room physician, as well. He served as chief of surgery and trauma medical director at these posts and was an executive member of the board of directors.
Meet Dr. Obasi: a cosmetic surgeon who helps people look their natural best!
Dr. Obasi was always interested in improving the wellbeing of people.
Dr. Obasi finished his surgical residency at the medical university of South Carolina, Charleston and his fellowship in California.
The drive to make people feel alive again is what makes me do what I do, is what makes me enjoy being a cosmetic surgeon.
Dr. Obasi was recognized as one of “America’s Top Surgeons” by the Consumer’s Research Council of America in 2013 and 2014. He has been recognized with the same honor in the field of Cosmetic Surgery / Aesthetic Plastic Surgery from 2017 to present.
Dr. Obasi was acknowledged as a Top Surgeon in 2016 by the International Association of Healthcare Professionals (IAHCP). He has also been accepted by the American Institute of Plastic Surgeons (AIPS) as one of the “Ten Best Plastic Surgeons in Texas” from 2018 to present. (This is a prestigious honor given to the surgeon who has attained the highest degree of professional achievement in his or her field; and having done so with an impeccable Patient Satisfaction rating).
He has also been honored as one of the Top 10 Plastic Surgeons in the country by the National Academy of Plastic Surgeons (NAOPS).
He has had many peer-reviewed articles published in professional journals. Dr. Obasi holds privileges at many hospitals in Texas and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
He maintains membership in these professional organizations:
- American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
- American Board of Cosmetic Surgery
- American Board of Surgery
- American Board of Facial Cosmetic Surgery
- American College of Surgeons
- American Medical Association
- American Institute of Plastic Surgeons
- National Academy of Plastic Surgeons
- North Texas American College of Surgeons
- Texas Medical Association
With a deep concern for the welfare of his native Nigerians, he founded and funds an organization that provides care for underprivileged widows in his hometown.