Jennifer Walden is not just a beautiful woman who could easily grace the pages of any glamour magazine. She is also intelligent, compassionate, hard working, and a dedicated mother. Not only is she a mother, author, commentator, she also happens to be Dr. Jennifer Walden, one of the top 24 cosmetic surgeons in the country according to Harper’s Bazaar in their April, 2014 edition.
Born in Austin, Texas to a dentist father and a mother who was a surgical nurse, she attended Anderson High School and majored in biology at the University of Texas. She then attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch where she graduated as salutatorian.
After completing her residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch, she received a fellowship at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital in New York City where she studied aesthetic surgery under world-renown Dr. Sherrell Aston and several other internationally known surgeons.
When her fellowship ended, she remained in New York as Dr. Sherrill’s associate where she continued to learn new innovative techniques and implementing them as she built a remarkable reputation as a cosmetic surgeon in her own right.
However, in 2010, Dr. Walden gave birth to her twin sons, Houston and Rex and, as she wanted them to grow up near her family, Dr. Walden moved to Austin a year later. In 2011 she opened her own business, Walden Cosmetic Surgery Center. Later, she opened a satellite surgery clinic in Marble Falls, TX.
Dr. Walden often appears as an expert in cosmetic surgery on such television programs as NBC’s Today Show, CBS’ The Early Show and ABC’s 20/20. Her comments appear in numerous magazines such as Teen Vogue and Cosmopolitan.
As an author, Dr. Walden has received several awards for the research articles she has written. She also co-wrote and edited the award winning textbook, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
Even though she is a busy mother and physician, Dr. Walden is involved in numerous philanthropic projects in New York and in the Austin area. She also travels to foreign countries such as El Salvador and Mexico where she operates on poor and underprivileged children to repair cleft palates and other deformities.
Dr. Jennifer Walden is a remarkable woman who has successfully combined motherhood and a busy career. She does it all, and she does it well.