Denton Watumull, MD

Plastic Surgeon Regional Plastic Surgery Center
972.470.5000 3201 E President George Bush
Suite 101
Richardson, TX 75082
24 Years of Medical Experience

Meet Dr. Watumull

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  • Top10MD | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017
  • Best Doctors in Dallas, 2014, 2016
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Society
  • Chief of Surgery, Baylor Garland Hospital
  • Past Chief of Staff, Garland Community Hospital
  • Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery
  • Graduated with Magna Cum from Claremont Mckenna College
  • Top Ranked – University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Co-Recipient, Emanuel B. Kaplan National Award | Anatomical Research Project
  • Robert Cronin Award | Best Research Paper by a Plastic Surgery Resident in Texas
  • Clinical Assistant Professor Plastic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Center, Dallas, TX


  • Board Certified, American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • Hand Fellowship, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • Plastic Surgery Residency, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • General Surgery Residency, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • Medical School, University of Hawaii Medical School, Hawaii
  • Undergraduate, Clarement Mckenna College


Cosmetic surgery is primarily out of pocket and not covered by health insurance.  However, breast reconstruction after breast cancer is usually covered. Eyelid surgery is sometimes covered if the patient can prove their eyelids are impairing their vision.  Hand-related cases are usually covered.

Please check with your provider for health insurance coverage prior to your procedure.

  • Aetna
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • Anthem PPD
  • Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of TX
  • Cigna PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • United Healthcare
  • Workers Compensation

Hospital Affiliations

  • Baylor Health Care System
  • Texas Health Resources
  • Texas Health Surgery Center Craig Ranch
  • Breckenridge Surgery Center
  • Methodist Richardson Medical Center


Dr. Denton Watumull is the founding physician of Regional Plastic Surgery Center, a multi-physician plastic surgery group with four offices in the Dallas area. Dr. Watumull is a Board Certified plastic surgeon, by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is a  member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, and a member and President of the Dallas Society of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Watumull has also earned the Certificate of “Added Qualification in Hand Surgery”.

Dr. Watumull has been chosen ten times as one of the best plastic surgeons in Dallas by D Magazine. He has also been selected seven times as one of the best plastic surgeons in Texas by Texas Monthly magazine and named with the honor of Top10MD for three years. Only 1 in 3 doctors succeeds with this recognition within the United States.  Dr. Watumull has held multiple positions of leadership in the medical community, including Chief of Staff and Chief of Surgery at Dallas area hospitals. He is renowned as an exceptionally gifted Dallas cosmetic surgeon for breast augmentation, breast lift, tummy tuck and facial plastic surgery.

Dr. Watumull was born and raised in Honolulu Hawaii and graduated with academic honors from Punahou High School as an All-American athlete in water polo. He graduated from Claremont McKenna College Magna Cum Laude and received the award for the top science of the college. He graduated from the University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine as a member of the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha academic honor society. His entire residency was at the top-ranked University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He completed training programs in General/Trauma Surgery, Plastic Surgery, and Hand/Microvascular Surgery.

His research projects earned him the Robert Cronin Award for the best research paper by a plastic surgery resident in Texas. Also, since being in private practice, he was the co-recipient of the Emanuel B. Kaplan National Award for an anatomical research project.


  • Member, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Member, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Past President & Member, Dallas Society of Plastic Surgery
  • Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Academic Honor Society, University of Hawaii Medical School

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