The city of Austin, Texas is one of the most sought after destinations in Texas. This city very much manages to combine the diversity and attractions of a larger place with all the comforts and friendliness of a small town. That is very much why Dr. Jennifer Walden, one of the nation’s foremost plastic surgeons has come right back to her hometown. As she tells Austin MD Magazine, she knows that she returns to a place that is the ideal place to have a practice and raise kids as well. She comes right back here so she can be with her loving family and yet reach out to a large community that offers her a patient base that has come to rely on her personalized services.
A Classic Education
Dr. Walden is all about being able to provide services for her many happy patients. When growing up in the Austin area, she repeatedly found that biology was something she loved. She was able to take her skills in this field and major in biology at the University of Texas. While there, she realized that the field of medicine was a field she could make her own. She began to consider applying to medical school. After she was wait listed, she vowed to make medicine her own passion. It was in medical school that realized her own skill, graduating second in her class and earning the respect of her classmates. Her skills led to her a specialized internship in the field of plastics in New York City.
Putting It All Together
It was while in New York City that Walden came to realize just how much she loved her own hometown. She began to see that it would be ideal for her to return back home and start a practice in this area. She quickly came back and brought her twin boys with her. In the last few years, it has all come together for her. She knows that has been able to make the world of work mesh with her own personal life and desire to be an involved mother.
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