Michael L. Maris, M.D.

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Background Credentials

Personal

  • Birthplace: Marlin, Texas
  • Marital Status: Wife, Micki; 2 daughters, Morgan Stokes and Meredith Ziafat

Education

  • High School – Corsicana High School, Corsicana, Texas
  • College – Baylor University, Waco, Texas
  • Medical School – Texas Tech University School of Medicine, Lubbock, Texas
  • Internship, Residency – Methodist Hospitals of Dallas (Internal Medicine)
  • Dermatology Residency – University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

Honors and Awards

  • B.S. Degree – Baylor – 1972
  • Class President – Medical School
  • Member Dean’s Selection Committee (only student)
  • M.D. Degree, TTUSM – 1975
  • Certified by examination, Texas Board of Medical Examiners – 1975
  • Most Outstanding Intern – Methodist Hospital – 1976
  • Chief Resident, Dermatology UTHSC – 1980
  • Certified by examination, American Board of Dermatology – 1980
  • American Cancer Society Award for Implementing Skin Cancer Screening Program
  • Listed in the “Best Doctors in America” – 1999 – 2011
  • best-facial-1Awarded Best Facial Surgical Enhancement in the Aesthetic Guide Magazine for 2011
  • Awarded Favorite Dermatology Group in Addison and North Dallas - 2010
  • “D” Magazine – “Best Doctors in Dallas” – 1999 – 2005
  • “D” Magazine – “Best Cosmetic Dermatologists in Dallas” – 2003
  • Texas Monthly “Super Docs” – 2008, 2009, 2010
  • Consumers Research Council of America – “Best Physicians – Cosmetic Surgery”
  • Texas State Senate Award for Community Service
  • Plano City Council Award for Performing Life-saving CPR – 2004
  • Best Surgical Facial Rejuvenation. "The Aesthetic Guide" - 2011

Professional Societies and Appointments:

  • Dallas Medical Center – Active Staff
  • Associate Clinical Professor, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
  • Dallas Dermatological Society – Past President
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • Texas Dermatological Society
  • Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • Texas Cosmetic Surgery Society
  • Dermatology Consultant – Denton State School

Other Activities and Memberships:

  • Past Chairman of Deacons at Prestonwood Baptist Church
  • Baylor Bear Foundation
  • Baylor Development Council
  • Prestonwood Foundation
  • Prestonwood Sports Organization

Publications:

  • Author of Looking Forever Young, A Dermatologist’s Guide to Healthy Skin Care, published 1995