Dr. John A. Standefer has 34 years of experience and has successfully performed more than 10,000 facial cosmetic surgeries.
As the Medical Director at Fresh Image Cosmetic Surgery Center, Dr. Standefer focuses on providing patients with natural-looking results and remarkable care throughout their entire experience.
Dr. Standefer was born and raised in Hillsboro, Texas. He received his B.S. from Texas A&M University in 1974 and his MD degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in 1978. After completing his internship and residency at Bexar County Hospital, Dr. Standefer opened his practice in Duncanville in 1983 with a specialty in Otorhinolaryngology (Head & Neck Surgery).
In 1998, Dr. Standefer became passionate about helping patients look and feel their best, so he completed a second specialty in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He served as Chief of Surgery for Charlton Methodist Hospital from 1996 to 1999 and as Medical Director of Premier Surgery of Duncanville from 1988-1996. Dr. Standefer has also held various positions at Methodist Medical Center Dallas and Columbia Medical Hospital.
As one of best facial and neck cosmetic surgeons in Dallas, Dr. Standefer has written and presented numerous papers on head and neck surgery as well as facial cosmetic surgery and keeps current in both areas through continuing education courses provided by the medical societies. He has been chosen as a RealSelf Top Doctor for the past several years.
In his spare time, Dr. Standefer enjoys photography, traveling, spending time with his family and watching Texas A&M sports. At the Fresh Image office, you will see natural photographs he’s captured of landscapes throughout the years.
"Dr. Standefer is heaven sent. - Dr. Standefer is a genius. He listened to all of my concerns. He knows what you want before you tell him. He is just that good! I look natural but better and that was exactly what I wanted. Staff was amazing and even the Anesthesiologist was great. I was a little nervous before surgery and he stopped what he was doing to help alleviate my concerns. Would recommend 100%. ..."Read more
January 5, 2023
"Absolutely life changing - Poor genetics and the weight roller coaster caused my neck and jaw line to be much bulkier than I liked. Dr. Standefer and his staff made everything truly effortless. From helping me decide if a neck lift was right for me, to the amazing aftercare, I have felt truly cared for. The only regret is that I should have done this years ago. WOW - I am even getting asked if I am ..."Read more
December 30, 2022
"Extremely pleased! - Dr. Standefer made me feel very calm. His knowledge, skills, and bedside manor are impeccable. I highly recommend him."
October 18, 2022
"Better than I dreamed!!!! - First time in my life I've been taking selfies and printing them out! I look so good I'm new again. Happy with the entire process from start to finish."
October 6, 2022
"Excellent! - Everything was great. He knew exactly the results that I wanted and explained the surgery well. I am so happy with the results! And the surgery technologists, the office staff were so helpful and went above and beyond. The whole experience was awesome. I appreciate them all."
September 28, 2022
"wonderful Dr.and staff..truly amazing experience - I'm very happy with the results . From beginning to the end everyone in the office is very professional. Dr.Standifer is so caring and easy to speak with if have any concerns. Downtime was minimal it was easier than i had expected..Thank you to the Dr. and the staff"
September 23, 2022
"Best thing I've ever done for myself in my whole life. - Dr. Standefer and his whole staff are so attentive. I had difficulties the first night, but one phone call to the on call nurse and all was well. I wouldn't change a thing. I couldn't be happier with the outcome of my procedure."
September 12, 2022
"excellent - could not have chosen anyone better...love him"
June 3, 2022
"this has been such an uplifting experience - I can"t think of anyone better than Dr. Standerfer to trust my face with. I was sure I would still look like myself, but it was still a scary decision to make. I couldn't be more impressed with my results. Dr. Standerfer ihas the personality to put you at ease through the proceedure."
March 7, 2022
"No more RBF and 15 years gone! Amazing Doctor and Staff! - Dr Standefer and team are top notch! Double board certified and an excellent bedside manner. Always willing to spend as much time answering questions as is needed. Explained the pros and cons of different face lifts and brow lifts. Truly an artist who cares about his patients. He wants us to be happy with our outcome. Over 8000+ face ..."Read more