Dr. Patrick Proffer is a native of Amarillo, Texas. He attended Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas and the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio, Texas where he obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree. While in medical school, he received many awards and commendations including the highest honor of Alpha Omega Alpha for those graduating in the top 10% of their class.
He received his formal training in general surgery and plastic and reconstructive surgery at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He is a board-certified plastic surgeon, affirmed by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Proffer is an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.