Michael J. A. Klebuc, MD is the Director of the Center for Facial Paralysis Surgery and Functional Restoration at the Institute for Reconstruction Surgery at Houston Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas, USA. Dr. Klebuc is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and has had a long term interest in the surgical rehabilitation of the paralyzed face and reconstructive microsurgery. Dr. Klebuc received his medical degree at the University of Saskatchewan School of Medicine in Canada and completed his Plastic Surgery residency training at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He completed a Pediatric Plastic Surgery fellowship under Ronald Zuker, MD at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada, focusing on functional muscle flap surgery for smile restoration.
Dr. Klebuc has an academic appointment at Weill Cornell Medical College as an Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery. In addition, Dr. Klebuc has the following academic appointments at the Institute for Academic Medicine at Houston Methodist Hospital: Associate Professor of Clinical Plastic Surgery, Associate Professor of Clinical Neurosurgery and Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery. He has written over thirty peer-reviewed articles and twenty book chapters. He has made over eighty national and international presentations regarding microsurgery and complex reconstruction. He has won numerous academic and research awards, including the Dyer Fellowship Award in 2017 for corneal neurotization. Dr. Klebuc has been repeatedly ranked as one of the Best Doctors in America and one of America's Top Plastic Surgeons.
Dr. Klebuc is a member of numerous surgical societies including:
American Board of Plastic Surgery
American Association of Plastic Surgeons
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
World Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery