Dr. Daniela Burchhardt is a board certified otolaryngologist—head and neck surgeon—and fellowship-trained facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon.
Born in Germany and then partly raised in Boston, Dr. Burchhardt first came to Houston to study biochemistry and cell biology at Rice University. After a couple of years of working on epilepsy research at Texas Children’s hospital, she went on to obtain her Doctor of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. She completed her residency in Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery at Wayne State University followed by additional subspecialty training in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Vanderbilt University.
During her time at Vanderbilt, Dr. Burchhardt led the facial trauma team and taught resident surgeons as an instructor for the department. She has a number of peer-reviewed journal articles, textbook chapters, and an award winning research grant, and she has presented her research in talks at national conferences. Her research has focused on head & neck cancer, rhinoplasty models through 3D printing, and the applications of Botox in cases of facial paralysis.
Dr. Burchhardt’s specialty lies in the reconstructive and cosmetic procedures of the face, neck, and chin. Through her background as an otolaryngologist and a facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Burchhardt is a comprehensive nose specialist and can address patients’ sinuses and improve nasal breathing, while also enhancing the cosmetic appearance of the nose. She also specializes in treatments that reverse visible signs of aging, ranging from non-surgical treatments to surgical procedures.
Dr. Burchhardt’s passion for her work drives her to fully understand patients’ needs and to provide them with personalized care. She is known for her sincere and engaging warmth in her patient interactions, and enjoys helping her patients achieve their functional and aesthetic goals.
In her spare time, she can be found on the tennis court or practicing yoga.