Craniofacial Plastic Surgeon Eric Payne, MD
Dr. Phileemon Eric Payne is a highly experienced craniofacial plastic and reconstructive surgeon based in Houston, Texas. He is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and sub-specializes in craniofacial and pediatric plastic surgery. As the founder and lead surgeon at The Craniofacial Plastic Surgery Center of Houston, Dr. Payne has extensive experience repairing skull and facial deformities in children and adults alike. Dr. Payne is an authority on the EarWell Infant Ear Correction System, an infant ear molding to correct infant ear deformities.
Meet Dr. Payne
Dr. Payne is a craniofacial surgeon renowned in the Houston community for his work in correcting ear deformities and malformations. Board-certified and fellowship-trained, Dr. Payne has specialized training in craniofacial and pediatric plastic surgery as well as microsurgery. He has been utilizing the EarWell™ Infant Ear Correction System to correct ear anomalies for many years and is well-versed in achieving excellent outcomes. Dr. Payne is passionate about providing patient-focused treatment and uncompromising results for parents seeking to correct ear deformities in their infant and/or children.
- Medical City Children’s Hospital — Fellowship in Craniofacial Reconstructive Surgery — Dallas, TX (2011- 2012)
- University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Division of Plastic Surgery — Residency — Houston, TX (2009 – 2011)
- Texas Tech University Health Science Center — Residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery — El Paso, TX (2008 – 2009)
- Texas Tech University Health Science Center — General Surgery Resident and Administrative Chief Resident in General Surgery — El Paso, TX (2004 – 2008)
- Loma Linda University School of Medicine — Doctor of Medicine — Loma Linda, CA (2000 – 2004)
- Southwestern Adventist University — Bachelor of Science in Biostatistics, Cum Laude — Keene, TX (1996 – 2000)
- Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center
- Children’s Memorial Hermann – Memorial City
- Memorial Hermann Hospital – Texas Medical Center
- Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital – Texas Medical Center
- Memorial Hermann Katy
- Memorial Hermann Sugar Land
- Shriner’s Hospital for Children Houston
- The Women’s Hospital of Texas
- St. Joseph’s Medical Center Houston
- Texas Children’s Hospital
- State of Texas Medical License
- American Board of Plastic Surgery, 2013
Honors & Awards
- CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification NexTech Practice EHR, NexTech Systems, Inc. (2013)
- TTUHSC Paul L. Foster School of Medicine 3rd Annual Research Colloquium (May 2009)
- First Place Award for Best Resident Oral Presentation
- TTUHSC El Paso General Surgery Highest Junior Level ABSITE (2005 – 2006)
- Medicine Alumni Student Scholarship Fund (2003 – 2004)
- Loma Linda University Scholarship – Medicine (2001 – 2002)
- Jason Mickley Scholarship, Southwestern Adventist University (1998 – 1999)
- National Dean’s List, Southwestern Adventist University (1998 – 1999)
- American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) — Member
- American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) — Member
- American Medical Association (AMA) — Member
- Texas Medical Association (TMA) — Member
- Harris County Medical Society — Member
- LEAP Global Missions — Lead Surgeon
- American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) — Member
- American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association — Member
- Sparks B, Payne PE. Correction of Functional Ear Deformities with Ear Molding: A Retrospective Review. ACPA’s 76th Annual Meeting Abstracts. The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 56(1_suppl): 78-79. 2019 April.
- Payne PE. ICD-10 and CPT coding for mandibular fractures. Plastic Surgery News. 2017 Oct/Nov 28(7):10.
- Payne PE. A coding guide for congenital ear reconstruction. Plastic Surgery News. 2017 March 28(3):10.
- Payne PE, Ha R. Coding clefts in the brave, new world of ICD-10. Plastic Surgery News. 2015 Dec 26(8):14,35.
- Sparks B, Payne PE. Correction of Functional Ear Deformities with Ear Molding: A Retrospective Review. Presented at 2nd Annual Blocker Lewis Society Annual Research Day- UTMB, Galveston, TX.
- Sparks B, Payne PE. Correction of Functional Ear Deformities with Ear Molding: A Retrospective Review. Presented at American Cleft Palate Association (ACPA) Annual Meeting, Tucson, AZ
- Sparks, B, Zhao, M, Payne, PE. Inverted (Convex) conchal bowl: A rare yet functional deformity corrected with ear molding. Oral Presentation at the 2018 annual American Society Plastic Surgeons Meeting, Chicago, IL
- Sparks, B, Zhao, M, Payne, PE. Inverted (Convex) conchal bowl: A rare yet functional deformity corrected with ear molding. Oral Presentation at the 2018 annual Texas Society Plastic Surgeons Meeting, San Antonio, TX
- Misshapen ear treatment. Payne, PE. Guest Lecture for Plastic Surgery Residency Program Conference, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
- Current treatment in cleft lip and palate: A team approach. Payne, PE. Presentation at 33rd Annual Update in Medicine Conference, Laredo, TX
- Newborn ear deformities: Why observation is no longer appropriate. Payne PE. Lecture for Houston Society of Pediatrics, Houston, TX
- Ear molding in newborn infants: Dispelling the myths about ear deformities. Payne PE, Mitchell D, Trovato M, Cook TK, Ha R, Kravitz M. Oral Presentation at the 2013 annual American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition, New Orleans, LA
- Ear molding in newborn infants: Dispelling the myths about ear deformities. Payne PE, Mitchell D, Trovato M, Cook TK, Ha R, Kravitz M. Oral Presentation at the 2013 annual Texas Society Plastic Surgeons Meeting, San Antonio, TX
- The use of medical modeling in facial trauma reconstruction. Payne PE, Ochoa O, Lypka M
- Oral Presentation at the Facial Trauma Conference, University of Texas at Houston Health Science Center, Houston, TX