Fellowship Trained & Board Certified in Facial Plastic Surgery

Interests: Facelift, Rhinoplasy, Revision Rhinoplasty, Blepharoplasty, Forehead Lift, Laser Resurfacing, Chemical Face Peel, Chin Augmentation, Otoplasty, Hair Transplant, Non Surgical Facial Aesthetics (Botox, Fillers, etc.)

Regional One, Methodist, Baptist, Germantown Ambulatory Surgical Center

Chief of the Division of Facial Plastic Surgery

Office: 7499 POPLAR PIKE MEMPHIS TN 381380000
Tel: (901) 755-6465

Dr. Langsdon's Bio

Phillip R. Langsdon, MD, FACS is Professor and Chief, Division Facial Plastic Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. He earned his B.S. in biology from the University of North Alabama and his medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. While in medical school he was awarded The Medical Student Research Fellowship, The March of Dimes Medical Student Research Fellowship, and The Summer Oncology Fellowship. He was named the Barton Scholar upon graduation.

He knew early on that he wanted to specialize in surgery of the face. He first trained in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis, then underwent advanced training in a year-long Fellowship devoted exclusively to cosmetic surgery of the face through the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) fellowship training at the McCollough Clinic, with an appointment as Clinical Instructor at the University of Alabama, Birmingham . Dr. Langsdon is board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (ABFPRS).

Dr. Langsdon’s career has been limited and entirely focused on Facial Plastic Surgery. He has dedicated himself to the pursuit of excellence in this field. He holds both an academic appointment with the University of Tennessee and runs a private Facial Plastic Surgery clinic (The Langsdon Clinic). A frequent lecturer throughout the U.S. on the topics of facial plastic surgery, he has given well over 200 medical lectures. He has over 40 publications, authoring several medical articles, book chapters, and a medical textbook. He has appeared nationally on The Today Show, Headline News (worldwide), CSPAN, and has been quoted in national publications such as Glamour Magazine. He has been selected for inclusion in Best Doctors in America list by Woodward/White, Inc., the Guide to Americas’ Top Physicians by Consumer’s Research Council of America, and Best Cosmetic Surgery, as well as Best Medical Spa by the Memphis Commercial Appeal newspaper for several years.

He has been an active volunteer in many church, civic and professional organizations. He has served in medical mission to the nation of Haiti, and he has actively and financially supported patient care and education programs for that country. Dr. Langsdon also helps the underserved in the Mid South by providing pro bono reconstructive facial plastic surgery for the working poor through the Memphis Church Health Center''s volunteer medical service program. He is a member of Germantown Presbyterian Church, where he has served as an Elder. He served three terms as the physician appointee to the state of Tennessee Health Facilities Commission (CON). He also served on the board of Renasant Bank, and currently is a founding board member of Bank3 of Memphis and Union City, Tennessee.

On a national level Dr. Langsdon has served on many committees of the American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS). He has served in leadership positions as committee chairs, as a member of the AAFPRS board of directors from 2015-2017 and as the national Fall Meeting Program Chair from 2016 through 2018. Through the program chair position, he has planned, organized, and overseen the national medical education program for the AAFPRS, that provides Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) credits (CME) that physicians accrue in order to maintain medical licensure and keep up-to-date in their field. These national symposiums provide the latest information on the standard of care, surgical techniques, and new developments in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, as well as non-surgical facial aesthetic procedures and technology. Dr. Langsdon also directs an AAFPRS sponsored fellowship training program for young doctors who spend an additional year in Memphis working directly under Dr. Langsdon, learning facial plastic surgery.

In addition to his AAFPRS efforts, he has contributed to cross specialty educational exchange for the past 24 years through directing and co-directing multi-specialty facial plastic surgical education programs for the Foundation for Facial Aesthetic Surgery, a 501c3 non-profit organization that runs annual multi-specialty medical education programs that involves dermatologists, eye plastic surgeons, plastic surgeons, as well as facial plastic surgeons

Dr. Langsdon is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a fellow of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is a member of the Tennessee Medical Association and the Memphis Medical Society. He served as president-elect of the Memphis Medical Society through 2016 and as president in 2017. His practice is limited to Facial Plastic Surgery. Dr. Langsdon has been in practice in Memphis since 1986.