Dr. Kendall Roehl
Kendall Roehl, MD a native Texan, is a diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery. She is returning home to the Houston Bay Area and joining Dr. Clayton Moliver after years of training and academic practice. Her passion in plastic and reconstructive surgery is breast reconstruction and cosmetic surgery.
Dr. Roehl was born in south Texas and raised in Victoria. She graduated Summa Cum Laude with a double major in Biology and Chemistry from Sam Houston State University. While there, she received numerous academic scholarships, awards, held numerous leadership positions and graduated from the honors college. In addition to her academic commitments, she was an athlete and received an All-American award in flag football.
She then attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston where she graduated top of her class and was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society as both a junior and senior medical student.
Towards the end of her medical school training, Dr. Roehl, realized the breadth and depth of plastic surgery and her interest was captured. She matched into and completed an integrated plastic surgery residency at Galveston. There she received extensive training in reconstructive surgery for cancer, burns and trauma as well as training in cosmetic surgery. Her cosmetic exposure included time with James Stuzin, the world-renowned cosmetic surgeon in Miami, FL.
During residency, Dr. Roehl gained exposure to breast reconstruction both at MD Anderson and Baylor College of Medicine and her niche was discovered. It was then she realized that her purpose in life was to serve women fighting the battle of their lives and help to restore them to their “whole” selves. She completed residency and then went on to do one of the most prestigious reconstructive microsurgery fellowships in the country at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. There she learned free tissue breast reconstruction including msTRAM, DIEP, SIEA, and SGAP as well as many other forms of both free tissue transfer and generalized flap reconstruction for a variety of cancer defects (skin cancer, head and neck, sarcoma, abdominal, thoracic, and neurosurgical).
She then started her career in academic medicine in Galveston and continued on to central Texas at Scott and White where she has now done hundreds of breast reconstructions of all types and developed a cosmetic practice as well. While As an academic surgeon, shethere she trained medical students and residents and has published many peer-reviewed articles and book chapters in plastic and reconstructive surgery. She is also a reviewer of literature published in the two most prestigious peer-reviewed plastic surgery journals, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Annals of Plastic Surgery. She is an active member of the Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society of Plastic Surgeon, and the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery where she has served on numerous committees including the nominations committee, young plastic surgeons group and has chaired the young plastic surgeons’ annual service project. She is now returning to the Houston Bay Area to serve her “second home” community in both breast reconstruction at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center and cosmetic surgery at her private office. Her primary goal is to make patients feel complete after cancer or improve their current appearance with personalized care in an intimate environment just outside the great city of Houston.
In her free time, she enjoys wine and cooking, running, cycling, and crossfitting. Her newest quest and greatest joy in life is her son Kannon Reid whom she was blessed to adopt and looks forward to raising him in the greater Houston area closer to her family.