About Dr. Mary Shinn

Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Mary N. Shinn, M.D., has been in practice since 1990. She is one of only a few female plastic surgeons in the Houston area. Her special surgical interests include breast and body contouring as well as facial rejuvenation. Dr. Shinn’s approach is gentle and caring while offering a woman’s unique perspective for achieving the aesthetic result you are seeking.

"I am one of those fortunate people who enjoy getting up in the morning and coming to work. It is a privilege to help patients achieve their surgical goals and gratifying to watch them transform into more self-confident individuals. My staff and I are honored to care for you and we strive to make your entire experience with us a pleasant one".

Professional Organizations

  • The American College of Surgeons
  • The American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Harris County Medical Society
  • Texas Medical Association

Hospital Affiliations (Houston, TX)

  • Museum District Aesthetic Surgery Center
  • St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital
  • The Woman’s Hospital of Texas
  • Park Plaza Hospital

Board Certification

  • The American Board of Plastic Surgery – 1992

Educational Background

  • Undergraduate – The University of Texas, Austin, TX
    1973 –1978, B.S. – Zoology
  • Graduate – The University of Texas, Austin, TX
    1978 –1980, Pharmacology
  • Medical School – The University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX
    1980-1984, Medical Doctor
  • General Surgery Residency
    The University of Mississippi, Jackson, MS, 1984-1986
    The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX, 1986-1988
  • Plastic Surgery Residency
    The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX, 1988-1990