Meet Dr. Aguilar

Dr. Aguilar

A rare triple board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. E. Fred Aguilar, III, joined our team of plastic surgeons in Houston, TX in 2016 after years in private practice. He and Dr. Clayton Moliver connected because they share many of the same passions. Together, they can serve a greater number of patients and a more diverse range of conditions. In fact, that diversity is one thing that Dr. Aguilar loves most about practicing. Thanks to the range of surgical techniques available today, he's able to provide personalized solutions for his patients' concerns, and he genuinely enjoys making a difference in their lives. His decades of experience and refined expertise advance our reputation as a premier plastic surgery facility in the area.

To meet with triple board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Fred Aguilar at Houston Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, request a consultation online or call our office at (281) 282-9555 and a member of our staff will help schedule an appointment.

A Trusted Practitioner for Houston's Favorite News Anchor

Houstonians who have watched the local news over the last 20 years are probably familiar with Dominique Sachse, an anchor for KPRC Local 2. When Dominique needs to freshen up her face, she trusts Dr. Aguilar, who has been named one of Houston's Top Doctors. In fact, he's far more than just her injectables provider. He's a close friend and confidante, too. As a public figure, Dominique's face is constantly in the spotlight, so it's essential that she trusts it to an experienced, reputable expert.

Watch as Dominique undergoes a BOTOX treatment with Dr. Aguilar. He describes some of the characteristics of a youthful face and guides Dominique through each step of the treatment process.

"Not only are you a great surgeon, but you're a dear man and friend. I love you and I trust you."
– Dominique Sachse

In this video, Dominique and Dr. Aguilar discuss a surprising use for BOTOX — treatment of the neck bands and the jawline. Watch as she undergoes treatment for these common concerns.

Dr. Aguilar helps Dominque in a Time of Need

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery, 2000
  • American Board of Facial Plastic Surgery, 1997
  • American Board of Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery, 1986
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Training & Education

Undergraduate: B.S., The University of Texas, El Paso, TX

Medical: M.D., Texas Tech University School of Medicine, Lubbock, TX


  • Plastic and reconstructive surgery, The University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX
  • Otolaryngology — head and neck surgery, The University of Texas Medical School, Hermann Hospital
  • General surgery, The University of Texas Medical School, Hermann Hospital


  • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1985–86
  • American College of Surgeons, 1991

Society Affiliations

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Houston Society of Plastic Surgery
  • Texas Medical Association

Academic Appointments

Educating future colleagues and other professionals has been one of Dr. Aguilar's priorities for decades. His current academic appointments include:

  • Clinical assistant professor, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, 2001-present
  • Clinical assistant professor, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 1996-present
  • Clinical assistant professor, Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 1989-present

Review Dr. Aguilar's CV for details about his training, experience, and professional accomplishments.

Areas of Specialization

With extensive training and experience that encompasses 3 board certifications, Dr. Aguilar is able to specialize in a range of cosmetic procedures, which include:

Outside Interests

As a busy plastic surgeon, Dr. Aguilar makes the most of his time outside of the office by playing golf, swimming, and dabbling at the piano. He also is committed to improving the lives of others through a variety of philanthropic pursuits. In 1992, Dr. Aguilar was honored to receive the Jefferson Award for public service.

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