Dr. Trussler provides experience beyond his years, emphasizing safety and explaining what works and what doesn’t. Most importantly, he is real in the often not so real world of plastic surgery.
Dr. Andrew P. Trussler MD is an Austin plastic surgeon who is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery with specialty training in cosmetic surgery. He has been featured in numerous publications including the Consumer’s Research Council’s “Guide to America’s Top Surgeons” and was recently included in Marquis’ “Who’s Who in the United States for 2012.” Dr. Trussler has also received several awards for his scientific contributions to the field of plastic surgery. He has lectured internationally on the topic of cosmetic surgery and has authored numerous manuscripts and book chapters.
Dr. Trussler received his undergraduate degree in Exercise Physiology from University of Southern California. He graduated Cum Laude and was also a four year member of the men’s varsity swimming team, where he was All-American. He received numerous scholar athletic awards over the course of his collegiate career. Dr. Trussler went on to graduate Summa Cum Laude from the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. He was a Dean’s Scholar and a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. After completing his general surgery residency at the University of Michigan, he obtained his plastic surgery training at the University of California, Los Angeles and then his one-year aesthetic surgery fellowship at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, where he later began his practice in 2007. He was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Plastic Surgery from 2007 to 2012 where he served as the director of both the cosmetic residency and fellowship programs, as well as the co-director of the abdominal wall reconstruction program. He now resides in Austin with his wife and 5 children, and practices in the Westlake area.