Dr. Taylor Theunissen
Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Taylor Theunissen
Board Certified Plastic Surgeon


Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon

Dr. Taylor Theunissen is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon in Baton Rouge. In addition to 9+ years in private practice, Dr. Theunissen is also an Associate Clinical Faculty for LSU and Tulane University.

Dr. Theunissen is a cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgeon. He has extensive training in craniofacial, reconstructive, and microsurgery.

Reconstructive surgery can be complex, requiring advanced skills. Dr. Theunissen’s comfort, confidence, and predictability with these advanced reconstructive techniques have become powerful tools often adapted to his procedures.

Unfortunately, many doctors claim to be “cosmetic surgeons” but lack training, expertise, and board certification. Therefore, seeking treatment from a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon is imperative when exploring cosmetic surgery.

Dr. Theunissen is an active member of multiple professional organizations and memberships, including worldwide leaders in plastic surgery and the highest patient safety standards. Dr. Theunissen’s experience with complex reconstructive procedures allows him to safely and predictably achieve excellent results.


Dr. Theunissen travels regularly and meets regularly with reconstructive and cosmetic plastic surgeons to teach and exchange surgical information and techniques. He is constantly refining his methodology and operates with some of the most advanced technology on the market.


  • University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Bachelor of Science 1999
  • Louisiana State University, New Orleans, Louisiana, Doctor of Medicine 2003
  • Louisiana State University, New Orleans, Louisiana, Orthopedic Surgery Residency 2008
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska Plastic &
  • Reconstructive Surgery Residency 2010
  • Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, Craniofacial Plastic Surgery Fellowship 2011

      Volunteer Activities

      • Cleft Medical Mission Trip – Guanajuato, Mexico
      • Instructor – Suture Lab
      • High School Team Physicals
        Instructor – Cadaver Lab, Joint Anatomy
      • Assistant Team Physician – McNeese State University
      • Instructor – Basic Life Support, Death and Dying Elective, Day for Docs, Camp Tiger Counselor

      Professional Organizations & Memberships

      Dr. Theunissen is an active member of The American Board of Plastic Surgery, The American Society of Plastic Surgeons, and The American Society of Maxillofacial Surgery. These groups include Worldwide Leaders in Plastic Surgery and the Highest Standards of Patient Safety.

      • American Board of Plastic Surgery
      • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
      • American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons