About Dr. Michael R. Burgdorf
Serving Nashville and Franklin, Tennessee
Dr. Michael R. Burgdorf
"My experience with Dr. Burgdorf was awesome. He spends time with you, listens to your concerns, doesn't rush and has a very caring and kind personality. He put all my fears at ease and did a fantastic job. I highly recommend him."
Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery
Dr. Michael R. Burgdorf is an exceptional plastic surgeon serving patients in Nashville and Franklin, TN. He offers graceful enhancements to patients throughout the Nashville metro area. Dr. Burgdorf is devoted to providing personalized, attentive care and has dedicated his practice to providing only the highest quality plastic surgery treatments.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Dr. Burgdorf earned his Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Notre Dame. He received his Medical Degree from Tulane University Medical School in New Orleans while concurrently earning his Masters degree in Public Health (M.P.H.) from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. He began his general surgery residency at Tulane in New Orleans, training at the infamous Charity hospital. While there, he was the recipient of the I. Mims Gage teaching award, the Humanism & Excellence in Teaching Award and was an inductee in the Gold Humanism Honor Society. His training was interrupted by the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina and he finished his general surgery residency at the University of Mississippi in Jackson, where he was the administrative chief resident of education. Dr. Burgdorf went on to complete a residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Mississippi. During this training, he spent six months at The Face and Body Center learning cosmetic surgery techniques with some of the acknowledged masters in the field.
"Dr. Burgdorf and his staff are efficient, knowledgeable and supportive. The Doctor performed facial surgery on me with fantastic results. I have been told I look better than before."
Dr. Michael R. Burgdorf is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the only organization recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties for certifying surgeons to perform cosmetic surgery and plastic surgery procedures. Board certification means that you can feel confident about Dr. Burgdorf’s extensive training and comprehensive skills in providing you with the best possible care and outcomes. In addition, Dr. Burgdorf is a candidate for membership in the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and member of the AMA (American Medical Association). Learn More about ASPS Member qualifications.
An accomplished author, Dr. Burgdorf has co-authored chapters in surgical textbooks and written multiple articles in scientific journals, as well as popular media publications. He has been featured on television and radio programs and has given numerous lectures in the field of plastic surgery. His extensive knowledge and training allow him to feel comfortable and confident treating patients from across the country as well as from around the world.
Dr. Burgdorf believes in treating the whole patient, not just the disease. He understands that surgical procedures and medical language can sometimes be confusing and intimidating. As a result, he does his utmost to educate his cosmetic surgery Nashville patients, explaining procedures in a way they can understand. He is also aware that undergoing surgery is a big step in one’s life, and is humbled each time a patient places their trust in him. Dr. Burgdorf believes patients should fully understand their choices and never feel rushed to have surgery. He views surgery as entering into a "partnership" with the patient, and therefore believes the decision to have surgery should be a team effort.
Dr. Burgdorf prides himself on being available to his patients, no matter the time or place. His understanding and caring nature earned him the "Patients Choice Award" by The American Registry, an honor given to physicians who have received near perfect scores as voted by their patients. His calm voice and easy explanations helped him earn the “Compassionate Doctor Award” and are certain to relieve any fears you may have about undergoing surgery. His gentle bedside manner and attention to detail has left many patients feeling comfortable, relaxed, assured and confident they chose him as their plastic surgeon. He hopes you will too.
“Great surgery-Physician and staff were awesome. Really took care of me and my concerns. Would recommend Dr. Burgdorf and his staff to anyone.”
Having played linebacker on Notre Dame’s football team, Dr. Burgdorf is actively involved in maintaining his health with daily workouts. He is an avid college football fan and enjoys watching games with his three sons. He enjoys fine wines, good food and the cosmopolitan nature of the Nashville area. He is a board member for “A Vintage Affair” charity organization (www.avintageaffair.org) and is actively involved in his church community.
Dr. Burgdorf is proud of his accomplishments of becoming a successful board-certified plastic surgeon and of treating his patients with dignity and respect. But his favorite accomplishments center on his marriage to his wife Casey and the births of their three sons. Being a husband for over 10 years and being a father to his sons is the pinnacle of what he has achieved in his life. His family is the cornerstone of who Dr. Burgdorf is as a person. His children constantly challenge him in ways he never dreamed possible, while his wife helps keep him grounded and humble.
We hope this helps you get to know Dr. Michael R. Burgdorf. We look forward to the opportunity to get to know you better, too.
For more details on Dr. Burgdorf, please view his CV. If you would like to meet with Dr. Burgdorf and learn more about his experience and the procedures he offers, request your consultation online or call 615-567-5716 to schedule an appointment.
Dr. Michael Burgdorf is an accomplished surgeon who takes great pride in providing attentive, individualized care to plastic surgery patients throughout Tennessee. Over the years, he has helped many facial plastic surgery, body contouring and breast augmentation Nashville patients enhance their quality of life through cosmetic surgery. He is frequently visited by Nashville / Franklin tummy tuck, liposuction, face lift and rhinoplasty patients.