Dr. Edwin Alan Cortez , MD

Otolaryngology and Plastic Surgery

(913) 451-7970

Cortez Facial Plastic Surgery
14241 Metcalf Ave
Overland Park, KS 66223


Edwin A. Cortez M.D. F.A.C.S. is a nationally recognized facial plastic surgeon. He is board-certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology (head and neck surgery). He received his Bachelor of Arts in Zoology from the University of Missouri, and later received his Doctor of Medicine degree, also from the University of Missouri. After completing his residency at the University of Texas at San Antonio, Dr. Cortez completed a fellowship at the nationally recognized McCollough Plastic Surgery Clinic with its director, E. Gaylon McCollough, M.D. He has served on the board of directors of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and he is recognized as a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He has been a surveyor for the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) and was the original author of the oral board examination for the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He also is a current Board Examiner for the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Cortez is co-director of the Multi-Specialty Foundation for Aesthetic Surgical Excellence. He has been involved in the direction and planning of 25 major plastic surgical meetings and he has written numerous articles for journals and chapters for plastic surgery texts. He is co-director of the annual Multi-Specialty Facial Cosmetic Surgery meeting in Las Vegas. Dr. Cortez received recognition as one of the %u201CBest Doctors in America%u201D, %u201CBest Plastic Surgeon%u201D by KC Magazine, %u201CBest Doctor%u201D by KC Magazine, and %u201CBest Plastic Surgeon%u201D by the Kansas City Business Journal and was featured on the cover of the Plastic Surgery Practice journal. Dr. Cortez is an internationally recognized expert and educator in facial plastic surgery, non-invasive techniques, and skin care and skin rehabilitation. His techniques for Croton-Oil and Phenol medium-depth peeling have been taught to and practiced by cosmetic surgeons worldwide. In practice for over 20 years, Dr. Cortez emphasizes that %u201Che treats patients like family members%u201D and: %u201Cfacial plastic surgery is an art form, a successful result is one that looks NATURAL and not %u2018operated on%u2019.%u201D

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Languages Spoken: English

Education & Training

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Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Shawnee Mission Medical Center

Specialties: Otolaryngology and Plastic Surgery

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Dr. Cortez's Office Information

Fax: (913) 345-1122
Website: cortezfacialplasticsurgery.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: No
Medicaid Accepted: No

Office Hours:

Mon9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri9:00 AM-12:30 PM

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