Charles A Fries
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Fries, MD

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  • Facial Plastic Surgery
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About me

About Me

Dr. Anton Fries is division chief and associateprofessor for the Division of Plastic Surgery at UT Health San Antonio. He received his medical degree from the University of Cambridge and served for 20 years as a medical officer in the Royal Navy. He retired at the rank of Surgeon Commander, having deployed across the globe, including two combat tours in Afghanistan. During his plastic surgery residency, he performed pre-clinical research at the United States Army Institute of Surgical Research in San Antonio and was awarded the international masters degree in reconstructive microsurgery from Chang Gung University, Taipei. In Taipei, he also completed his microsurgical fellowship, which included training in lymphatic super-microsurgery, complex head and neck reconstruction and hand transplantation. On completion of his training, he was appointed to the faculty of Oxford University Hospitals in the UK, where he continued his work in reconstructive transplantation. After working in Oxford for two years he was appointed as assistant professor at UT Health San Antonio. He has published over 60 peer-reviewed research papers and book chapters and won several research awards, particularly relating to reconstructive tissue transplantation. His clinical interests are in microvascular reconstruction, including lymphatic super-microsurgery, cosmetic surgery and surgery of the hand. He is Surgical Advisor to the charity Operation Restore Hope and has completed 6 annual surgical missions to the Philippines to perform cleft lip and palate surgeries.








Medical School:
The University of Cambridge

The Royal Wolverhampton

Treatment and care

Treatment and Care

Specific areas of interest and expertise include:

  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Of The Head And Neck
  • Aging Skin
  • All Headaches (Incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Basal Cell Cancer
  • Benign Skin Tumor
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Injury
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Burn Injury
  • Cancer
  • Capillary Hemangioma
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cleft Lip
  • Cleft Palate
  • Compression Injury Of Nerve
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diabetic Nerve Damage
  • Dizziness
  • Dupuytren'S Contracture
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Malformation
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Excessive Hairiness
  • External Ear Tumor
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Laceration
  • Facial Pain
  • Facial Palsy
  • Facial Paralysis
  • Fatty Tumor
  • Finger Fracture
  • Foot Deformity
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (Gerd)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Hand Deformity
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Head And Neck Cancer
  • Head And Neck Tumors
  • Head Or Neck Lump Or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hemangioma
  • Hernia
  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypopharyngeal Cancer
  • Keloid
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Limb Abnormality
  • Lip Cancer
  • Lymphedema
  • Mandibular Fracture
  • Maxillary Fracture
  • Maxillofacial Injuries
  • Melanoma
  • Microtia
  • Mole
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma Of The Head And Neck
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Septal Perforation
  • Nasal Sinus Cancer
  • Nasopharyngeal Cancer
  • Neck Mass
  • Nerve Injury
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Non-Healed Wound
  • Nosebleed
  • Occipital Neuralgia
  • Oral Cancer
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Paraganglioma
  • Parathyroid Disease
  • Parotid Gland Cancer
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Pharyngitis
  • Plagiocephaly
  • Ptosis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Adenocarcinoma
  • Salivary Gland Stones And Inflammation
  • Scar
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Laxity
  • Skull Abnormality
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Speech Disorder
  • Squamous Cell Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Submandibular Gland Tumor
  • Temporomandibular Disorders
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Transgender Health
  • Traumatic Fracture
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Ulnar Nerve Compression
  • Vascular Malformation
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Wrinkles
Quotation Mark

You can't ever reach perfection, but you can believe in an asymptote toward which you are ceaselessly striving.

Charles A Fries

Charles A. Fries, MD

Facial Plastic Surgery