Meet Dr. Wade Brock – Little Rock Oculoplastic and Facial Cosmetic Surgeon
Dr. Wade Brock is a board certified ophthalmologist and facial cosmetic surgeon. He specializes in ophthalmic plastic reconstructive and cosmetic surgery (aka. ocululoplastic surgery) and facial plastic reconstructive and cosmetic surgery.
Dr. Wade Brock has practiced in Little Rock, Arkansas since 2004. A native of Arkansas, he was raised in Van Buren, where he had wonderful parents, friends, teachers and employers who each, in their own way, contributed to his education and success.
Dr. Brock performed his undergraduate training at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology. He received a Doctorate in Medicine from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He completed a one-year transitional internship with Tucson Hospitals Medical Education Program, Inc. at the Tucson Medical Center in Tucson, Arizona. His training included general surgery, trauma surgery, critical cardiac/pulmonary care and internal medicine. Following internship he completed a residency in ophthalmology with the Jones Eye Institute at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital and the Little Rock VA.
During residency, Dr. Brock was offered interviews at a number of prestigious programs for fellowship training in oculoplastic surgery sponsored by the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Ultimately, he chose to attend the University of Alabama at Birmingham to train under John A. Long, MD at the world-renowned Callahan Eye Foundation Hospital and UAB. Dr. Brock chose this fellowship for the large volume of surgery and the progressive training in reconstructive and cosmetic surgery offered by Dr. Long. During that fellowship he practiced not only with Dr. Long in oculoplastic surgery but also with many of the best dermatologists, ENT, oral maxillary facial surgeons and plastic surgeons in the country. During fellowship, Dr. Brock passed his written and oral boards to become board certified within the American Board of Medical Specialties. Following fellowship, he returned to the Jones Eye Institute as a full-time surgeon and faculty member training residents in his area of specialty. In 2006, Dr. Brock formed Arkansas Oculoplastic Surgery, PLLC, a private practice dedicated solely to excellence in oculoplastic reconstructive and facial cosmetic surgery.
After presenting and publishing his thesis, Dr. Brock sat for and passed his written and oral examinations in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery, becoming a fellow of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Brock accomplished additional board certification in 2013 when he became a Diplomate of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery in Facial Cosmetic Surgery. Dr. Brock is the only oculoplastic surgeon in Arkansas, and only one of a few in the country, to hold both of these distinctions! He received the Robert F. Jackson, M.D. Award for achieving the highest score of all candidates in the entire country on the oral component of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery 2013 Annual Examination.
Dr. Brock maintains surgical privileges at Baptist Medical Center, St. Vincent Infirmary, Arkansas Childrens Hospital, and UAMS. Dr. Brock is an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
He is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, the Arkansas Ophthalmological Society, the Pulaski County Medical Society and the Arkansas Medical Society.
He is published in peer-reviewed journals. He has lectured and continues to lecture at meetings around the country and world. He has been selected as one of America’s Best Doctors (2011-present).
Dr. Brock is passionate about his fields of facial cosmetic surgery and oculoplastic reconstructive surgery. His areas of special interest and training include pediatric and adult eyelid, orbital and nasolacrimal surgery, reconstructive surgery following Mohs excision of skin cancers, treatment of blepharospasm, treatment of thyroid-related eyelid and orbital disease facial rejuvenation with laser resurfacing, chemical peels and dermabrasion, fat grafting and all manner of facial cosmetic surgery. He is committed to continuous and frequent education regarding the most recent and also time-tested treatments for facial reconstructive and cosmetic surgery.
His hobbies include traveling, fishing and reading.