Oculoplastic Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, United States
Medical Director - Alkek Eye Center
Baylor College of Medicine
Co-Director - BCM Aesthetics
Baylor College of Medicine
Program Director - ASOPRS Fellowship
Baylor College of Medicine
Faculty Senator
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas, United States


Fellowship at Richard Anderson, M.D. / Center For Facial Appearances
Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery of the Eyelids and Face, Eyelid, Lacrimal, and Orbital Surgery
Residency at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
MD from University Of Michigan Medical School
BS from University Of Miami
Graduate Certificate at Rice University
Health Care Management
Internship at Oakwood Hospital


American Board of Ophthalmology
American Board of Ophthalmology

Honors & Awards

Senior Achievement Award, 2013
Achievement Award, 2005
Fulbright & Jaworski, L.L.P. Faculty Excellence Award: Teaching & Evaluation
Dan B. Jones, MD Teaching Award
Marvin H. Quickert Thesis Award

Professional Interests

  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery of the Eyelids and Face
  • Surgery of the Eyelids, Lacrimal System, and Orbit
  • Facial fillers and botulinum toxin injections
  • Blepharospasm and Hemifacial spasm
  • Thyroid Eye Disease

Professional Statement

Michael T. Yen, MD, specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the eyelids and face. He attended medical school at the University of Michigan and completed his residency at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami. A fellowship in ophthalmic and facial plastic surgery with Dr. Richard Anderson in Salt Lake City followed.

Dr. Yen is currently Professor of Ophthalmology at the Cullen Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, Baylor College of Medicine. He is also Medical Director of the Alkek Eye Center and Co-Director of Baylor College of Medicine Aesthetics. He has been Principal Investigator in various research trials, authored over 90 peer-reviewed journal publications, and edited three books on surgery of the eyelids and advances in aesthetic and reconstructive oculofacial plastic surgery.

Dr. Yen is the recipient of a number of awards, including, in 2013, the Senior Achievement Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology.


American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
American Academy of Ophthalmology