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Johnny Franco MD

Plastic Surgeon
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  •   MD, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston
    MD, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston
  • Average appointment wait:
    Average appointment wait: Couple of days
  • Austin
  • English

More about Dr. Johnny Franco


Dr. Franco has been certified by the Board of Plastic Surgery as an accomplished practitioner of aesthetic surgery. His expertise has earned him a great deal of respect in the field, and for two years in a row, he has been selected as the Top Plastic/Cosmetic Surgeon in Austin by the Austin American Statesman. He has been invited to appear on the Plastic Surgery Channel to discuss various topics related to cosmetic surgery, and he is a frequent speaker at the American Society of Aesthetic Plastics Surgeon's annual course on Brazilian Butt Lifts.

Located in Austin, TX, Austin Plastic Surgeon is a high-end plastic surgery center and medical spa. Run by the successful and skillful plastic surgeon Dr. Johnny Franco, the knowledgeable staff at Austin Plastic Surgeon offer a wide variety of cosmetic treatments, like breast enlargement, Brazilian butt lifts, mommy makeovers, and injections, such as BOTOX ® and XEOMIN ®. If you are aiming to enhance your look, you can trust the cosmetic specialists at Austin Plastic Surgeon in Austin, TX to give remarkable, outstanding outcomes that will last for a long time.


  • Undergraduate: BS, Biochemistry, Beloit College

  • Medical: MD, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston

  • Residency: Plastic Surgery, Saint Louis University School of Medicine

  • Fellowships: Microsurgery, Chan Gung Hospital, Taiwan

  • Fellowships: Fat Grafting and Breast, Gent University Hospital, Belguim

  • Fellowships: Aesthetic Surgery, Miami Plastic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery

Professional Societies

  • American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons

  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Featured Procedures by Johnny Franco



Botox is an increasingly popular cosmetic treatment that is used to reduce wrinkles and fine lines. It is made from botulinum toxin, a purified form of the same bacteria that is used to make Botox injections.
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Lip Augmentation

Lip augmentation is the process of restoring or increasing the fullness of the lips. This is done by injecting dermal fillers into the lips, giving them more volume and shape.
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Double Eyelid Surgery

Blepharoplasty is a type of cosmetic surgery that is used to improve the appearance of the upper and lower eyelids. During blepharoplasty, excess skin, fat, and muscle are removed from the eyelids to create a more youthful and rested appearance.
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Johnny Franco’s Journey

After obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from Beloit College, Dr. Franco earned a Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. He completed his residency in Plastic Surgery at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine, where he served as chief resident from 2010-2011. Additionally, he obtained specialized training in microsurgery and cancer reconstruction at Chan Gung Hospital in Taiwan. Subsequently, he did a fellowship at Gent University Hospital in Belgium, focusing on breast reconstruction and fat transfer. Dr. Franco has achieved many scholarly accomplishments, including several awards, such as the Walter S. Haven Prize, Elizabeth W. Souter Award, and the Merck Index Award. He is currently a Clinical Faculty member at The University of Texas Dell Medical School.

Dr. Franco is a reviewer for the Aesthetic Journal and Annals of Plastic Surgery, where he evaluates works from other plastic surgeons. He is a member of the Austin Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, as well as the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons. He has earned recognition for his expertise in aesthetic surgery, appearing on Ask the Doctors and in publications like Miami Shoot and the Miami Herald. After relocating to Texas, he was interviewed multiple times on the Dana Cortez Show on 98.5 the Beat. Dr. Franco is native to Las Cruces, New Mexico, and can speak both English and Spanish. His writings have recently been featured in Miami Shoot Magazine and the Austin Way.

Frequently asked questions

Austin Plastic Surgeon 10622 Burnet Road, Suite 100 Austin, TX 78758. Austin Plastic Surgeon - San Antonio 325 East Sonterra Blvd, Suite 220 San Antonio, TX 78258
Dr. Johnny Franco is a plastic surgeon certified by the board in Austin, Texas. Referred to as Austin Plastic Surgeon in the local area, Dr. Franco offers a wide selection of cosmetic operations and plastic surgery, with BBL's being his most sought-after procedure.
Yes, Dr. Franco is Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
Yes, certain appointments can be made virtually. It is best to call to see if your particular concern can be addressed through a virtual consultation.
Dr. Franco offers a wide variety of procedures including Botox, Lip Augmentation, Blepharoplasty, Neck Lift, Facial Rejuvenation, Chin Augmentation, Renuvion, Breast Augmentation, and much more.

Other procedures by Johnny Franco

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Neck Lift

A neck lift, also known as platysmaplasty, is a surgical procedure designed to improve the appearance of the neck. It can reduce signs of aging, such as sagging skin, wrinkles, and jowls, as well as excess fat or skin around the neck.
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Breast Augmentation

Breast Augmentation is a cosmetic surgical procedure that has become increasingly popular over the years. It involves the use of implants to enhance the shape and size of the breasts.
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