Dr. Baldenhofer received his medical degree from Louisiana State University Health Science Center in Shreveport and completed his Residency in General Surgery at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. Dr. Baldenhofer then completed a Residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, where he had the opportunity to work with some of the world’s best plastic and reconstructive surgeons. In addition, Dr. Baldenhofer completed a Microvascular Breast and Aesthetic Fellowship at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, MD. Dr. Baldenhofer is an expert of advanced cosmetic surgery techniques, including liposuction, fat transfers, and cosmetic breast surgery. He is also skilled in post-mastectomy reconstructive breast surgery. Dr. Baldenhofer believes that patients must be treated with the utmost in respect and dignity, taking time to explain all treatments and alleviating any patient concerns. Dr. Baldenhofer has volunteered his expertise in reconstructive cleft lip and palate surgery in developing countries through the non-profit organization Healing the Children.