Dr. Buford is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon currently practicing in Denver, Colo. As a graduate of the Baker/Stuzin/Baker Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship in Miami, he is one of the few cosmetic plastic surgeons in the Rocky Mountain Region to have completed formal post-graduate training. Dr. Buford holds higher degrees from the Georgetown University School of Medicine and the University of California, San Diego where he received his major in Literature with an emphasis in writing. His practice is limited exclusively to Aesthetic Medicine with an emphasis on Breast Enhancement, Body Contouring, and Minimally Invasive Facial Rejuvenation. Because of this extensive background, he currently participates on a number of Advisory Councils for organizations such as Mentor Corporation and Allergan, Inc. In addition, he is the lead author on the Plastic Surgery practice management text, “Beauty and the Business,” which was released in January of 2010 as well as the Co-Founder of “be” (www.beforliving.com) a leading online consumer resource for expert information in the Health/Beauty/Wellness space.
A nationally-recognized judge for the Miss America Foundation and media industry regular, Dr. Buford has been a featured expert on numerous television talk shows, plastic surgery websites, books, magazines, and newspapers. He has published several medical white papers on plastic surgery, and is a premier expert trainer in the industry responsible for leading CME courses and training seminars. He boasts a long list of accolades and accreditations, including features in Vogue Magazine, ABCNews.com, RealSelf.com, Plastic Surgery Advisor, FOX television affiliates, healthology.com and emedicine.com as a respected industry resource for professional advice and training on plastic surgery and a number of the facial injectables. He is a nationally-recognized speaker and consultant to Lumenis in addition to an acting co-director for the only Colorado-based National Training Center for Encore Fractional CO2 laser resurfacing.
As a advisor to the financial industry, he is a highly-respected top tier consultant to Gerson Lehrman Group on issues related to current and predicted future trends within the field of aesthetic medicine. In 2006, the Consumers’ Research Council of America named him one of “America’s Top Surgeons.” He is an active participant in a number of non-profits and a former member of the CultureHaus Board of Directors, Ballet Nouveau Colorado Board of Trustees, and Denver Active 20/30 Children’s Foundation. In addition, he was recently elected to membership within EO (Entrepreneur’s Organization) for his accomplishments in the field of business. Time away from his practice is spent writing, cooking, practicing photography, collecting art & antiques, and enjoying Colorado’s abundant outdoor pastimes.