Dr. Larry H. Hollier, Jr. is a board-certified plastic surgeon who specializes in plastic and reconstructive surgery, including pediatric hand surgery, facial fractures, cranial vault remodeling, midfacial distraction, and mandibular distraction. Dr. Hollier trained under Dr. Joseph McCarthy, the first surgeon in the United States to perform a facial distraction.
Since 1996, Dr. Hollier has participated in numerous surgical training trips to Haiti, Africa, Central America, and Southeast Asia for treatment of craniofacial and hand deformities. Dr. Hollier serves on the board of the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) whose efforts are focused on reducing health disparities in the local community and worldwide. Dr. Hollier currently serves as Chairman of the Medical Advisory Board for Smile Train, an international children’s charity that provides training, funding, and resources to empower local doctors in 85+ developing countries to deliver 100%-free cleft repair surgery and comprehensive cleft care in their own communities. Dr. Hollier has authored more than 190 articles for scholarly and professional publications, written 37 book chapters, and made dozens of presentations to professional audiences worldwide on a full range of topics related to plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Dr. Hollier is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (F.A.C.S.). His professional memberships also include the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Cleft Palate Association, American Society of Maxillofacial Surgery, AO North America – Craniomaxillofacial Section, Houston Society of Plastic Surgeons, International Society of Craniofacial Surgery, and the American Medical Association. Dr. Hollier is on the editorial boards of numerous scientific journals, including the Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, the Journal of Trauma, the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal, and Selected Readings in Plastic Surgery. He serves as co-editor of the Journal of Craniomaxillofacial Trauma and Reconstruction and is the Editor-in-Chief of Seminars in Plastic Surgery. In 2016, Dr. Hollier was named the Press Ganey Physician of the Year for his leadership in improving the Patient Experience at Texas Children’s Hospital.