About Dr. Jay Shenaq
Jay M. Shenaq, M.D., F.A.C.S. is an internationally recognized, board-certified plastic surgeon in Houston, TX. With over 20 years of private practice at Plastic Surgery of Houston, his philosophy of comprehensive, compassionate care has won him the acclaim of thousands of happy patients. Dr. Shenaq is affiliated with the Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City, NY as a respected clinical assistant professor. Houstonia Magazine has named him as one of "Our Best Doctors" and a "Top Doctor," and Houston’s Magazine honored him as one of the "Top Docs for Women" in plastic surgery. Dr. Shenaq is highly experienced in breast surgeries (reconstruction and enhancement), and body contouring procedures, tummy tucks, and facial cosmetic surgery.
Surgical Skills and Training
Dr. Jay Shenaq is a Fellow of the America College of Surgeons and is a board-certified plastic surgeon through the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He has a praiseworthy record of clinical experiences and successfully performs cosmetic and reconstructive surgeries for the breasts (augmentations, reductions, lifts, etc.) face (brow lifts, rhinoplasty, facelifts, neck liposuction, etc.), and body (tummy tucks, body lifts, buttocks augmentations, etc.) for women and men. Dr. Shenaq also offers nonsurgical procedures such as chemical peels and CoolSculpting.
After receiving his medical degree, he completed an additional 9 years of advanced surgical training and research from Baylor College of Medicine and Sinai Hospital of Detroit. Dr. Shenaq began practicing medicine in 1997. Today, Dr. Shenaq keeps current with trends in plastic surgery through professional development and regular attendance at national medical conferences. Dr. Shenaq is also a clinical assistant instructor, and he teaches medical students and residents at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York.
Societies & Memberships
Dr. Shenaq is a member of many professional societies, including the two most prestigious in plastic surgery: the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. He has held many leadership roles during his career and currently serves on the board of the Harris County Medical Society.
- American Society of Plastic Surgeons
- American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
- Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons
- Houston Society of Plastic Surgeons
- American College of Surgeons
- American Medical Association
- Texas Medical Association
- Harris County Medical Society
- American Association for Hand Surgery
- American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
- American Society for Peripheral Nerve Surgery
- International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Honors & Awards
As one of the top plastic surgeons in the country and a leader in his field, Dr. Shenaq is award-winning with accolades from respected peers, top industry organizations, medical professionals, and patients throughout his career.
- America’s Top Plastic Surgeons, 2010
- Houstonia Magazine – Our Best Doctors
- Houstonia Magazine – Top Doctors, 2013
- Houston’s Magazine – Top Docs for Women
- Consumer’s Research Council of America
- Patient’s Choice Award, 2008
- Patient’s Choice Award, 2009
- Patient’s Choice Award, 2010
- Patient’s Choice Award – Five Year Honoree
Renowned Author & Speaker
As an accomplished and internationally recognized researcher, Dr. Shenaq enthusiastically gives talks about national trends in surgical and nonsurgical plastic surgery procedures. Dr. Shenaq has authored numerous innovative articles in multiple medical journals and he has been invited to speak and share his techniques at international surgical conferences
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"Super thorough and efficient. Total attention to detail. Extremely kind and friendly. I cant thank you enough for giving me exquisite care. Dr Shenaq and his staff Marsy and Brenda I will always be grateful for. God bless all of you.🤗🤗🤗💖💖💖"
"Hands down the best doctor, physician, surgeon and medical professional that I have ever had an experience with. Dr. Shenaq seamlessly balances bedside manner, a relentless pursuit for accomplishing the desired results all while setting realistic patient expectations and making you feel as though you are the only patient he is seeing. His attention to detail is beyond measure. The quality of his work is an art-form and he will take all the time in the world he needs and that you need from the moment you meet for a consultation to not giving up until he is satisfied in the operating room, and then any follow up consultations and appointments afterwards. He sees it through to the end and keeps the relationship going and is accessible. The most approachable Doctor I have ever met and although he does this work everyday...each patient, each approach is unique and tailormade. I was hopeless I could ever be confident again and Dr. Shenaq gave that back. I am forever grateful. Thank you!"
"Given a breast cancer diagnosis is a gut punch. Having the right team surrounding you is vital in your process to the road to recovery to the "new you". If you are looking for your team, make sure you choose Dr. Jay Shenaq with Plastic Surgery of Houston. I was never placed in the hands of a Physician’s Assistant at any follow up visit. Dr. Shenaq carefully monitored my recovery personally for my reconstruction from start to finish due to a bilateral mastectomy. He is voted numerous times as a Patient’s Favorite Surgeon in Houston and there’s a reason, he’s mine for sure!"
"Dr. Shenaq has been amazing with my reconstruction. I am so grateful for all he has done to help me. His staff is amazing as well. I can’t thank them enough, my life is forever changed."
"I am grateful to have Dr. Shenag on my care team. Before going into a bilateral mastectomy surgery, I thought I would need an additional surgery for the reconstruction, but Dr. Shenag was miraculously able to do immediate reconstruction to save me from having another surgery. Not only he saved me from going through another painful surgery, he again miraculously reconnected the damaged nerves for me to be able to feel sensation again, Unfortunately, pain is the first sensation I feel but I know it is only temporary since it takes time for nerves to heal. I can’t thank Dr. Shenag and his staffs ( Jessica & Desiree) enough for taking care of me…🙏🙏🙏"
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