Born in Monterrey, Mexico and raised in the Southeastern United States, Dr. Fernando Ovalle Jr. possessed a passion for science and medicine as well as art and literature from a young age. This led him to pursue a double major in Biochemistry and English while attending Rice University in Houston, Texas, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with Phi Beta Kappa honors.
Dr. Ovalle continued his education in medical school at the prestigious Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee as a Dean’s Merit Scholarship recipient. Here his commitment to academic excellence led him to complete an additional year-long research fellowship at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia. He also participated in several mission trips, including Operation Smile to Lima, Peru.
As someone with an artistic eye and scientific mind, Dr. Ovalle found plastic surgery to be the perfect medical field. After medical school, Dr. Ovalle completed a highly selective residency training program in Integrated Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he served as administrative Chief Resident. During his career, Dr. Ovalle has presented at numerous local, regional and national conferences, and is published in multiple scholarly journals and textbook chapters.
Dr. Ovalle’s dedication to his craft is only exceeded by his commitment to a personalized patient experience. He is committed to personable, compassionate care while using his expert surgical skills to help patients achieve their aesthetic goals. He is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
He performs a wide range of head-to-toe aesthetic and reconstructive surgery with a special interest in breast and body contouring and the use of autologous fat grafting. Dr. Ovalle also performs popular non-surgical anti-aging procedures such as injectables and facial fillers, chemical peels and various laser treatments.
In his free time, Dr. Ovalle enjoys spending time with his family and young children, as well as cooking, exploring the outdoors, and running.