Dr. Darrell Henderson
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Dr. Darrell Henderson

Location: 1101 S. College Road Suite 400 Lafayette, LA 70503

Nearby Neighborhoods & Landmarks:
The Mall of Acadiana


Dr. Darrell L. Henderson has been a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon since 1969. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Mississippi, and received a Medical Degree from the University of Tennessee Medical Center in 1959. He then went for a one-year Fellowship at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, under the watchful eye of Dr. William Frackleton.

Dr. Henderson is currently associated with the American College of Forensic Examiners, as well as the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He has also published many articles in medical journals and authored important chapters in plastic surgery books.

Dr. Henderson currently performs intense and complicated surgical procedures in Louisiana involving the hand and wrist. He also performs inherited and pediatric plastic surgery, maxillofacial surgery, surgery of the head, neck and oral cavity, microvascular surgery, and cosmetic surgery in Lafayette, LA.

In 1976, Dr. Henderson was one of the first surgeons in the United States to begin using the Carbon Dioxide and Argon laser on lesions of the skin. Dr. Darrell Henderson has also lectured internationally about surgical techniques, including throughout the United States and in Australia, Russia and Poland.

Practicing Since:



  • Undergrad, University of Mississippi, MS (1954)
  • Master's, Vanderbilt University, TN (1955)
  • M.D., University of Tennessee Medical Center, TN (1955-59)

Board Affiliation:

American Board of Plastic Surgery (1969)

Hospital / Suite Information:

  • Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center
  • Lafayette General Medical Center
  • Women’s and Children’s Hospital
  • Medical Center of Southwest Louisiana
  • Rehabilitation Hospital of Lafayette
  • Surgery Center, Inc.
  • Park Place Surgery Center


  • General Surgery (Internship), Baylor University Medical Center, TX
  • General Surgery, Mayo Clinic, MN
  • Plastic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, MN
  • Hand Surgery, Marquette University School of Medicine, WI

Professional Memberships:

  • American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
  • American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
  • Louisiana Plastic Surgery Society
  • American College of Forensic Examiners (Diplomat)
  • American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Inc.
  • American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • American Association for Hand Surgery

Academic Positions:

  • Clinical Instructor, Department of Surgery, Louisiana State University School of Medicine
  • Clinical Instructor, Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine