Dr. Daniel E. Rousso is a board certified plastic surgeon, exclusively of the face. He has over 30 years experience and is internationally renowned for his substantial contributions to the field of plastic surgery on the face and hair restoration. Dr. Rousso uses state-of-the-art techniques to enhance his patients’ appearance and enrich their quality of life. With Dr. Rousso’s experience and expertise, many patients have achieved comprehensive facial rejuvenation and hair restoration with the utmost professional care.

Why Choose Dr. Rousso?


Quality Care

As founder of the Rousso Facial Plastic Surgery Clinic, Dr. Rousso and his expert staff of over 30 years are committed to providing the most professional care possible to all his patients. Dr. Rousso provides quality care, having acquired and maintained the Clinic’s impressive continued accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, his state-of-the-art operating suites, and the latest technological equipment.

Dr. Rousso’s expertise in the field of plastic surgery of the face and hair restoration procedures is recognized by his patients, thereby instilling the patient’s confidence in his ability to achieve their cosmetic desires. Every patient who visits Dr. Rousso’s clinic can expect to receive completely personalized attention, a customized treatment plan, and the best in quality care, comfort, and respect.


An Expert in His Field

Dr. Rousso is an expert in the fields of plastic surgery of the face and hair restoration surgery. He has participated in hundreds of post-graduate seminars in various positions as instructor, lecturer, faculty member, guest speaker, presenter, attendee, and director. In addition to being a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Dr. Rousso is the author of several publications on plastic surgery of the face.

He served on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) where he also served as President. Dr. Rousso is also a Director of a Fellowship Program, which trains young physicians under the auspices of the AAFPRS. As one of the leading experts in the field of hair restoration, Dr. Rousso is also one of the founding members of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery (ABHRS) and the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) where he also served as President.

Featured Procedures Offered by Dr. Rousso

Dr. Rousso offers many advanced procedures and treatments at his Birmingham practice. The following are just a few of his more popular procedures. Dr. Rousso uses computer imaging analysis to help patients visualize their potential results after treatment. To learn more about the treatments and procedures offered at the Rousso Facial Plastic Surgery Clinic, schedule your personal consultation with Dr. Rousso.

Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT)

FUT surgery takes a strip of tissue from the back or sides of the scalp and divides it into follicular unit grafts of one, two, or three hairs. These hair grafts are artfully placed into balding areas to create a natural, fuller hairline.

  • Surgical hair restoration procedure
  • Uses a strip of tissue to create follicular unit hair grafts
  • The hair grafts are placed to create a more full, natural hairline
  • Minimal downtime

NeoGraft® Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE)

NeoGraft® Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) uses precision visual graft extraction by suctioning hair grafts into a collection canister. This surgical technique enables consistent, quality hair grafts and is one of the most advanced and minimally invasive hair transplantation method available.

  • Surgical hair restoration procedure
  • Removes individual hair grafts for transplantation into thinning areas
  • No sutures and no linear scarring, minimal downtime

Facelift Surgery

Having more than 25 years of experience, Dr. Rousso has helped thousands of people enrich and enhance their lives with his state-of-the-art techniques in facial plastic surgery at The Rousso Facial Plastic Surgery Clinic.

  • Surgical facial rejuvenation
  • Uses advanced techniques to produce natural-looking, long-lasting results
  • Results are a more rested, rejuvenated, and youthful appearance


Rhinoplasty, more commonly called a “nose job” or “nose surgery,” is one of the most popular cosmetic surgeries today. Nose surgery can enhance your appearance by changing the shape and/or size of your nose.

  • Surgical enhancement of the nose
  • Adjusts the nasal tissues to improve its appearance
  • Often combined with facial surgery, eyelid surgery, and other facial procedures to further enhance facial appearance

Facial Injectables

As we age lines and wrinkles are inevitable but they do not have to be permanent. Over the last few years numerous facial fillers have hit the marketplace making them a quick and minimally invasive procedure that will restore a more youthful appearance to individuals with no downtime.

  • Nonsurgical facial rejuvenation
  • Uses neuro-inhibitors and facial fillers to erase wrinkles and to improve facial volume loss
  • Can produce a more youthful appearance without any surgery or downtime

Training, Credentials, and Board Certifications

Education and Fellowship

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia (1977)

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) at the Medical College of Georgia (1981)

  • Residency in Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia (1982 - 1986)

  • Fellowship in Facial Plastic Surgery at McCollough Facial Plastic Surgery Clinic (1986 - 1987)

Licensure and Board Certifications


  • National Board of Medical Examiners (1982)

  • State of Georgia (1982 to present)

  • State of Alabama (1985 to present)

Board Certifications:

  • American Board of Otolaryngology (1987)

  • American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (1991)

  • American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery (1998) - Founding Member

Professional Society and Hospital Affiliations

Professional Society Affiliations

  • Alabama Society of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

  • Alpha Omega Alpha - Medical Honor Society

  • American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery

  • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Board of Directors - President 2009 - 2010

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

  • American College of Surgeons - Fellow

  • American Medical Association

  • Birmingham Otolaryngology Society - Secretary/Treasurer 1990 - 1992 - President 1992 - 1993

  • International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery - Founding Member - President 1999 - 2000

  • Jefferson County Medical Society

  • Medical Association of the State of Alabama

Hospital Affiliations:

  • UAB Highlands Hospital

  • St. Vincent’s Hospital

  • Grandview Medical Center

  • Brookwood-Baptist Medical Center

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