Hailing from West Texas, Dr. John Morehead graduated from Texas Tech University and earned his medical degree from UT Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. He accomplished his residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center here in San Antonio and his fellowship in Facial Plastic Surgery here at UTHSCSA. After retiring from the US Air Force at the rank of Lt. Col., Dr. Morehead went into the private practice of cosmetic/aesthetic surgery in Dallas, where he worked for eleven years before joining the UTHSCSA faculty.
He is board certified in both Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and his interests lie in aesthetic blepharoplasty, facial rejuvenation, and aesthetic and functional rhinoplasty, as well as dermal fillers and Botox®.
In his leisure time, John Morehead is a musician and has played the trumpet for over 50 years, including 5 years of college band for Texas Tech University. Currently, he pursues his deep love of music playing in The Heart of Texas Concert Band of San Antonio.