Douglas K. Ousterhout, M.D., is a graduate of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor , where he received his dental degree in 1961, and his medical degree in 1965. While there, he was inducted into several honor societies, including Dental Academic, Medical Historical, and Medical Academic Honor Fraternities.
Dr. Ousterhout continued at the University of Michigan as a resident in general surgery after serving as a Captain in the U.S. Army Medical Corps from 1966-1968; he completed his residency in plastic surgery at Stanford University Medical Center, where he held the position of Chief Resident from 1971-1972. From there he traveled to Paris to become the first American to assist Doctor Paul Tessier in the techniques of craniofacial surgery.
Upon his return to the United States , Dr. Ousterhout was certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery in 1974, and has been in the practice of plastic surgery in San Francisco since then. He has fellowships with eighteen medical societies including the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Societe Francaise de Chirurgie Plastique Reconstructrice et Esthetique, American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons, The Harry S. Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association, and the International Society of Craniofacial Surgery.
Dr. Ousterhout has served on the boards of many plastic surgical societies, including the President of the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons (1994-1995), and on the editorial board of four different plastic surgery journals. He is on the Advisory Committee for “Recommended Guidelines for Transgender Care,” AEGIS.
Dr. Ousterhout holds staff memberships at several hospitals, including Davies Medical Center, Saint Francis Memorial Hospital, California Pacific Medical Center, and the University of California, San Francisco, where he is a Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery, participating especially with a panel of experts at the Center for Craniofacial Anomalies. He has performed surgeries in many countries outside the United States .
Throughout his career, Dr. Ousterhout has presented dozens of major scientific papers, both nationally and internationally and has published scores of scientific papers. His recent medical textbook, Aesthetic Contouring of the Craniofacial Skeleton, was published in 1991.
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