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Andrew Lyos, MD

Plastic surgery

6560 Fannin, suite 1530
Houston, Texas, USA, 77030

Ph: 713-799-8989 |

Medical School

University of Michigan

Year of Graduation from Medical School



  • Dept of General Surgery
  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Department of Otorhinolaryngology


  • Department of Plastic Surgery
  • Baylor College of Medicine

Medical Conditions Treated

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Board Certification

  • American Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • Westside Surgical Hospital
  • Humble Surgical Hospital
  • The Methodist Hospital
  • St. Luke's Hospital
  • Women's Hospital

Awards & Achivements

  • Doctorate of Medicine, with Honors, University of Michigan Medical School, 1987
  • Basic Science Research Award, First Place, The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 1992 Dickson Award for Basic Science Research, Kelsey-Seybold Foundation, 1992
  • Research Grant Award, The American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 2000
  • Houston's Top Doctor Award 1999-2013
  • Houston's Top Doctor for Women Award 2003-2013
  • Best Doctor Award 2001-2013
  • Patient's Choice Award 2008-2013
  • On Time Physicians Award 2003
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition 2009-2013
  • Who's Who Award Platinum Award

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish, Vietnamese

Academic Appointments

  • Baylor College of Medicine (Clinical Assistant Professor), Dept. of Plastic Surgery and Department of Otolaryngology, Division Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Editorial Board of Plastic Surgery Outlook (2000-2006)
  • Editorial Board of Perspectives in Plastic Surgery (2000-2006)
  • Young Plastic Surgeons Committee of the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
  • Faculty Member, Ultrasonic Liposuction Task Force
  • Cancer Committee, St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital
  • Alternate Delegate to the Texas Medical Association House of Delegates (1999-2000)
  •  Delegate to the Texas Medical Association House of Delegates 2001-present
  • Medical Executive Committee, Baylor-Houston Hospital for Specialized Surgery 2007-2012
  • Vice President, Medical Staff, Baylor-Houston Hospital for Specialized Surgery 2010-2012
  • By-laws Committee, Baylor-Houston Hospital for Specialized Surgery 2010-2012
  • Credentialing Committee, Baylor-Houston Hospital for Specialized Surgery 2010-2012
  • Medical Executive Committee, Westside Surgical Hospital 2013-Present


1. Lockette W, Shepard N, Lyos A, Boismier T, Mers A: Altered Coriolis stress susceptibility in essential hypertension. Am J Hypertens 4:645-650, 1991.
2. Lyos AT, Winter WE, Henley CM: Kanamycin inhibits cochlear and renal ornithine decarboxylase in neonatal rats. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 107:501-510, 1992.
3. Lyos A, Schwartz M, Malpica A, Johnson P: Hurthle cell adenoma arising in a thyroglossal duct cyst. Head Neck Surg 15:348-351, 1993.
4. Lyos AT, Malpica A, Estrada R, Katz C, Jenkins H: Invasive aspergillosis of the temporal bone: An unusual manifestation of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Am J Otolaryngol 14:444-448, 1993.
5. Lyos AT, Levy ML, Malpica A, Sulek M: Laryngeal involvement in epidermolysis bullosa. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 103:542-548, 1994.
6. Lyos AT, Marsh MA, Jenkins HA, Coker NJ: Progressive hearing loss following transverse temporal bone fracture. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 121:795-799, 1995.
7. Lyos AT, Goepfert H, Luna MA, Jaffe N: Soft-tissue sarcoma of the head and neck in children and adolescents. Cancer 77(1):193-200, 1996.
8. Tuchler RE, Lyos AT, Rainey M, Anous M: Cortical blindness following free tissue transfer. Ann Plast Surg (In press).
9. Lyos AT, Tuchler, R, Malpica A, Spira M: Primary soft tissue nocardiosis. Ann Plast Surg 34:212-214, 1995.
10. Lyos AT, Stafford G, Stal S: Topical anesthesia in soft-tissue expansion. Plast Reconstr Surg 95:940, 1995.
11. Lyos AT, Evans RD, Perez D, Schusterman MA: Tongue reconstruction: Outcome with the rectus abdominis flap. Plast Reconstr Surg (In press).
12. Netscher DT, Sharma S, Thornby J, Peltier M, Lyos AT, Fater M: Aesthetic outcome of breast implant removal in 85 patients. Plast Reconstr Surg 100: 206-218, 1997.
13. Netscher DT, Sharma S, Kinner BM, Lyos AT, Griego RD: Adult-type colloid milium of hands and face successfully treated by dermabrasion. Southern Med J 89:1004-1007, 1996.
14. Gilliland MD, Lyos AT: CAST liposuction of the arm improves aesthetic results. Aesth Plast Surg 21:225, 1997. 15. Gilliland MD, Lyos AT: CAST liposuction -- an alternative to brachioplasty. Aesth Plast Surg 21(6):398-402, 1997.
16. Lyos AT: Functional sequelae of rhinoplasty. Persp Plast Surg 15 (2) 243-252, 2005.

Book Chapters:
1. Lyos, A. (2011). Circumferential Para-Axillary Superficial Tumescent (CAST) Liposuction for Upper Arms Contouring. In M.A. Shiffman & Dr. Di Guseppe (Eds.) Body Contouring: Art, Science, and Clinical Practice (p.p. 459-471) New York: Springer-Verlay
2. Lyos, A (2012). Upper Arm Contouring. In M.A. Shiffman (Ed), Atlas of Body Contouring. New York: Springer Verlay

Physician Personal Statement

A triple board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Lyos specializes in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. A significant focus of our practice is devoted to the plastic surgery needs of women undergoing treatment for breast cancer. We feel honored to participate in the life-changing journey these women undertake, and we support them in every way we can. Dr Lyos has worked with hundreds of women undergoing treatment of breast cancer and feels that you deserve the very best reconstructive surgery as part of the last step of the journey to re-gaining your life. Dedicated to ensure that your plastic surgery experience is a pleasant one, each new patient begins with a personal one-on-one consultation with Dr. Lyos. There, goals and objectives are defined, focusing on your expectations, as well as the surgical and non-surgical options available. He then tailor's his recommendations to meet your unique objectives. Dr. Lyos and his staff also offer concierge services to further accommodate out-of-town patients.

Dr. Lyos has been awarded Top Doc for Plastic Surgery and Top Doc for Women's Health by Houston magazine. He has also been featured in Allure magazine and Texas Monthly for body contouring. Dr Lyos has published over 25 articles, abstracts, and book chapters which have appeared in peer review journals. He has presented his work at national and international conferences for plastic surgeons. His board certifications include American Board of Plastic Surgery, American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He is in private practice, while maintaining responsibilities as a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Plastic Surgery of Baylor College of Medicine.

Backed by years of training with innovative surgeons and an intensive foundation in general surgery, head and neck surgery and plastic surgery, Dr. Lyos has made a commitment to combining the best techniques and newest technologies with his passion for art and beauty. This masterful combination has made him one of Houston's most sought after plastic surgeons.

Contact Information

Andrew Lyos, MD
6560 Fannin, suite 1530, Houston, Texas, USA, 77030