Board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Dr. Elisabeth Potter completed her undergraduate studies at Princeton University with a focus in Molecular Biology. She received her medical degree from the Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. Following a Plastic Surgery Integrated Residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, she completed a Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and Microsurgery Fellowship with MD Anderson in Houston, Texas.
Dr. Potter’s research interests include BIA-ALCL and natural breast reconstruction. With past experience in the private sector as a regulatory analyst of FDA law, and a uniquely informed view on the safety and efficacy of breast implants, her special interest remains breast reconstruction. She has completed over 750 DIEP flap surgeries using patients’ natural fat and tissue.
A champion for animals, Dr. Potter has rescued many dogs over the past few years. In her spare time, you’ll find her doting on her current pack of six in Austin, Texas.