Redefining Plastic Surgery with Jennifer Walden

Jennifer Lee Walden is a board certified plastic surgeon by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. She is a media commentator and the founder of Jennifer L. Walden, M.D., PLLC and Walden Cosmetic Surgery and Laser Center, a plastic surgery facility based in Austin, Texas. Dr. Walden began her career at the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital. During her time in Manhattan, she was mentored by Dr. Sherrel Aston.


After the end of her fellowship at Manhattan, she stayed at the hospital for four years before opening a private practice in Upper East Side of New York. While at New York, she participated in clinical trials that led to the birth of silicone breast implants. After the birth of her twins, Dr. Jennifer Walden relocated to Austin and opened a private practice in Austin, Texas.

In 2012, she founded Jennifer L. Walden, M.D., PLLC and Walden Cosmetic Surgery, and Laser Center in Austin. Walden serves on several boards including American Society for Aesthetic Surgery, American Society of Plastic Surgeons and American College of Surgeons. She is also a consultant at Venus Concept, Ideal Implant, ThermiAesthetics and Sciton Inc.

Educational Background

Dr. Walden received her bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Texas. She later received her M.D from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston before graduating with integrated plastic surgery residency from the same university.

Accomplishments and Awards

Walden is globally known for the development of state-of-the-art technologies. She is popularly known for using Vectra technology that visualizes patients before surgery. Walden also uses ThermiVa technology for vaginal tightening and rejuvenation. She also developed Accurate Scientific and Surgical Instruments, a technology used for breast surgery.

In 2014, she was named amongst Harper’s Bazaar’s 24 Beauty surgeons. In 2015, Walden was named as one of the best plastic surgeons in America. She is among the few female cosmetic plastic surgeons in America Walden has published several books and journals including Complications after Autologous Fat Injection, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and Aesthetic Plastic Surg.