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Dr. Bradford Patt

Facial Plastic Surgery
Houston, TX
36 years experience male

Locations

Office

Houston, TX

Address

915 Gessner Ste 235, Houston, TX, US
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas

About

Bio

Dear patients and friends, I am a double board certified facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon and head and neck surgeon in practice since 1993. I was trained at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas and completed my residency in Head and Neck Surgery there; I then completed a fellowship in Facial Plastic Surgery at the University of Illinois in Chicago. I founded the Houston Center for Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in 1994.

Specialties
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Facial Plastic Surgery

ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Licenses

United States: Texas

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Throat problem: your description of your complaint sounds like a result of post nasal drainage and can be resolved usually with nasal saline rinses like a neti-pot y... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Headache : Ear blocked with wax would normally not be related to causing a sore throat or headache usually just hearing loss or feeling of fullness in the ear. S... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
CBD for Alzheimer’s : There is a lot of exciting progress in Alzheimer’s research and treatment but there is no objective data on treatment with CBD although CBD has been s... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Sinus issues : Opacification in a sinus localized in one or two sinuses can be a localized infection, sinus polyps, or a tumor. It should evaluated by an otolaryngol... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Need ear exam: There are many nerve endings in the auditory or ear canal. Any type foreign body in the canal can stimulate this feeling or your eustachian tune may a... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Fly bite: you should have area examined as soon as possible to rule out an infection
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Sore throat: certainly you need to have your throat examined and possibly get a culture of your throat to rule out infection
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Nosebleed: Be sure you are adequately evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist to determine the cause of your nosebleeds and the treatment. This conditio... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Accutane treatment: Accutane is a vitamin a derivative used to treat acne. It is fda approved but has siginificant potential side effect and should only be used in stubb... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Hair removal: Hair removal techniques depend on the location of where you want to have hair removed. If it is dark hair then most methods including laser or intens... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Ear swollen : The symptoms you describe sound like an infection from an insect bite. Would recommend being examined and be sure there is no abscess formation and wh... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Exam for throat canc: Sorry to hear about your wife's diagnosis. You can be screened by a board certified ENT with an in office fiber optic scope to rule out any throat dis... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Nosebleed : you likely have a surface blood vessel on the septum of your nose. Recommend you see an ENT specialist to examine you and possibly cauterize the area ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Lumps on your gums: your lumps are likely Tori or bony outgrowths from your gums but should have an exam by a specialist to be sure hope this helps
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A female asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Nasal spray: would not use someone else's spray due to risk of spreading infection plus the spray is meant for treatment of allergies. You should be evaluated if ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Migraine headache: your symptoms sound like a migraine variant type headache especially with sensitivity to light but you need to be seen by a headache specialist and ru... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Lump by ear: Jamie It is hard to know if the lump behind your ear is benign or malignant without examining in person but based on location it would like be a benig... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Cyst in mouth: Mucoceles in the mouth represent blocked minor salivary or "spit" glands usually caused by local trauma to the mouth or lips. The mucocele is totally ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Sinus infection: Sounds like you have a sinus infection but you should be examined as allergies and a cold can mimic a sinus infection as well
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Any history of Covid? Be sure to rule out possible pulmonary embolism if older or been sedentary
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Fractional laser: Fractional laser by a board certified facial plastic surgeon is much more controlled and predictable with better results than peeling
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Post tonsillectomy : It is not uncommon to have swelling and some denuding of the uvula after tonsillectomy. This is caused by heat from cautery during removal of your to... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Nasal congestion : Your symptoms are consistent with an upper respiratory infection which could be viral or bacterial. You did not note how long you have had symptoms. I... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Post nasal surgery: Since you are only 5 weeks after sinus surgery I would think the incidence of empty nose syndrome this soon would be unlikely. Your surgeon should ce... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Bloody nose: your symptoms are consistent with an upper respiratory infection and dryness in your nose causing some bleeding. Would recommend starting on some nasa... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Nose problem : not completely sure what is occurring but likely is an area of slow bleeding within your nose that is dripping a small amount. You should have the ins... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Sore throat: certainly you may have a viral pharyngitis or sore throats which may take time to resolve but be sure you have been examined by a physician to be sure... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Eye trauma: you should definitely get exam if any change in vision to rule out any serious damage to eye such as retinal detachment
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A female asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Oral sex precaution : Antibiotics are not needed for tonsil "stones" as it is not an infection so there should be no need to refrain from oral sex based on your question
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Treating Rosacea: First be sure you have a confirmed diagnosis of rosacea without any other systemic problem such as lupus causing your condition. There are many treat... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
CT finding: The finding of an isolated polyp or retention cyst on a CT scan does not need to be treated unless you have other symptoms of sinusitis.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Fever 4 year old: symptoms consistent with the flu but you did not mention the duration of symptoms. Would recommend seeing your pediatrician
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Tonsil can bleed: If you manipulate a tonsil stone within the crypt of a tonsil which may be inflamed you can get some bleeding after probing in the area. Try ice water... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Nasal endoscopy: Nasal endoscopy is a diagnostic evaluation of the inside of your nose and sinuses with a specialized lighted instrument called an endoscope.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Acne Scar Treatment: Acne scarring can certainly be treated in a variety of ways depending on the type of scars and be sure active acne is under control. A board certif... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Throat lump: This feeling in the throat is common and many times represents a symptom of reflux. You should be examined to be sure there is no other cause of this... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Sore Nose-Infection?: Nasal lesions can represent a tumor or infection. In your case being only 26 years old it would likely be a localized infection or small abscess. Cert... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Volume recovery: In a patient your age targeted volume restoration is possible with the availability of all the fillers on the market. Be sure to look for a physici... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Yes in severe cases: Sunburn if severe can cause a systemic reaction which can lead to an acute illness such as feverish feeling, dehydration, and fainting. It is importa... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Based : Based on the history you give, you certainly would be a candidate for tonsillectomy by an ENT surgeon. You should consult a board certified ENT to de... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Captique : Captique is a brand name for a hyaluronic acid dermal filler. In the perioral area (around the mouth), this product is safe to inject but in most pat... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Mole: Pigmented nevi or moles should be completely removed in order to prevent recurrence but if the doctor performed a biopsy on the lesion and it is benig... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Sinusitis : Likely upper respiratory infection Try nasal saline “Neil-Med” rinse Mucinex D Extra fluid intake
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Sore throat: Depending on how long you have had these symptoms it may represent a localized infection or could be a yeast infection. You should be evaluated by a ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Rosacea treatment: Both finacea and Azelex (azelaic acid) are the same medication Azelaic Acid in different concentrations and formulations. I would recommend only taki... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Thyroid function : The test results you have are thyroid function tests and should be compared to normal values with the lab your doctor sent you to. Be sure to ask you... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Nasal bleeding: Nasal bleeding or epistaxis is usually caused by blood vessels irritated on the nasal septum lining but should be evaluated by an ENT to be sure no ot... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Virus: absolutely many upper respiratory viruses can cause the symptoms you are having.
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A female asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Nosebleed : There is little risk of amoeba infection related to a nosebleed or filtered water irrigation but would recommend rinsing not with just filtered water ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
Facial Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Tple Temporal pain: It would be rare for you to have Temporal arthritis at your age, but is more common in women. Likely cause is a tender temporalis muscle from grinding... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Patt is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Patt is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thanks for the answer to an embarrassing question :)
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
Graduated 1986MD

Residency

Southwestern Medical Center Dallas
Completed 1992

Awards

President of Harris County Medical Society

Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Harris County Medical Society
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