DOCTOR SPOTLIGHT: Mayli Davis, M.D., Cosmetic Surgeon
posted on 10/26/2012
Dr. Mayli Davis, is dedicated to staying current on the latest procedures, treatments and techniques both for the medical and cosmetic treatments of the eyes and surrounding areas. She utilizes laser and radio frequency surgery for more precise results and is committed to giving her patients the benefits of the latest technologies.
Dr. Davis grew up in the Kansas City area. Her undergraduate and medical training were completed at the University of Kansas. Dr. Davis interned at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona, prior to her three year residency in ophthalmology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
A fellowship at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas in ophthalmic plastic and orbital surgery completed her training. As a woman, Dr. Davis brings a feminine touch and understanding of aesthetic procedures many patients now seek.
Dr. Davis, a board certified ophthalmologist, has practiced in the Fort Worth area for 7 years and is currently president of the Tarrant County Ophthalmological Society and chairman of the Ophthalmology Division at Plaza Medical Center.
Top Procedures Performed:
• Restylane Injection
• Sunspot Removal
• PhotoFacials\Obagi Blue Peels
• Eyelid Lift Surgery (Blepharoplasty)
• Brow Lift (Forehead Lift)
• Botox® Injections Treatment
• Skin Tightening
• Wrinkle Treatments
Q&A with Dr. Davis:
What is your charity organization of choice and why?
I support many charities. It is important to help others when we can. I give to the Susan G. Komen Foundation, because I lost my grandmother to breast cancer. I give to Habitat for Humanity because a new home that you worked to build can completely turn one’s life around. I support St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital because they give hope for very sick children.to Habitat for Humanity because a new home that you worked to build can completely turn one’s life around. I .
What does living in the Colleyville community mean to you?
I love the Dallas/Fort Worth area. It is full of friendly people and a sunny climate. Everyone is involved in their church and their community, making it a better place to live.I love the Fort Worth area. It is full of friendly people and a sunny climate. Everyone is involved in their church and their community, making it a better place to live.
What makes your specialties the right fields of medicine for you?
I have an artistic side that applies well to this specialty. I am proud of my work and strive hard to have the most aesthetically pleasing outcome, even in cases that are not primarily cosmetic.I have an artistic side that applies well to this specialty. I am proud of my work and strive hard to have the most aesthetically pleasing outcome, even in cases that are not primarily cosmetic.
Finish this sentence: If I weren’t a doctor I would be___.
a bed and breakfast owner.
When (your age) did you first realize you wanted to become a surgeon? And did you experience anything in particular to motivate you to achieve this prestigious goal?
I have wanted to be a physician since the 2nd grade, but I found I really loved surgery during medical school at about age 20. I like the fact that surgery can make a tangible difference in somebody’s life quickly.
Can you tell us in your own words what you consider a perfect outcome of a surgical procedure?
The perfect outcome is that you are happy with your results, whether you want a little change or a big change.
In a perfect world, when would you like to retire, where would you go and what would you do?
I would travel the world. I particularly love Santorini and would stay there for months.
• Undergraduate and Medical Degree: The University of Kansas (Lawerence, Kansas)
• Internship: Good Samaritan Medical Center (Phoenix, Arizona)
• Ophthalmology Residency: Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minnesota)ý
• Ophthalmic Plastic and Orbital Surgery Fellowship: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Centerý(Dallas, Texas)
• American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
• American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS)
• Plaza Day Surgery
• Plaza Medical Center
• All Saints Hospital
• Cooks Children’s Medical Center
• Harris HEB Hospital
• Baylor Grapevine Hospital