Jon D. Perenack, DDS, MD

Associate Professor Clinical

Director of Residency Program 2005-2014


Dr. Jon Perenack brings an artist's eye and a compassionate ear to each and every consultation with his patients. Board certified by two surgical specialties, his impressive credentials include numerous articles and chapters in books and journals, as well as being a nationally recognized lecturer in the field of cosmetic surgery. As an artist, Dr. Perenack has displayed oil paintings in both the U.S. and Canada. The human face and figure have always been his greatest interest.


Dr. Perenack's practice is almost solely devoted to facial cosmetic surgery. He has received board certification from both the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery in Facial Cosmetic Surgery and American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Perenack completed fellowship training at the prestigious Facial Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery Center in Texas in 2003. Previously, he completed a six year residency in Oral and Maxillofacial in New Orleans at LSU Health Sciences Center. He completed medical school at LSU - New Orleans with honors as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Following his deep love of cosmetic surgery, and his interest in sharing his knowledge with other surgeons, Dr. Perenack became a full-time faculty member of the LSU Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 2003. He served as the Director of Residency Training from 2005 to the summer of 2014. Dr. Perenack is uniquely qualified in facial cosmetic areas including but not limited to rhinoplasty, facelifts, necklifts, eyelid lifts, browlifts, facial implants, lip augmentation and fat transfers.


A Commitment to physician education:


Dr. Perenack is an internationally recognized speaker in the area of facial cosmetic surgery, having spoken at numerous conferences in both the U.S. and Canada. For the past ten years he has chaired the LSU Advanced Practical Facial Cosmetic Surgery Workshop in New Orleans. He has chaired the ACOMS Hands-On Facial Cosmetic Surgery Course for the past 3 years. He has hosted numerous physicians from around the US in his office for onsite training courses. He is the current Chairman of the AAOMS subcommittee on Facial Cosmetic Surgery and currently serves on the AAOMS Council on Residency Education, and is the Southeastern Trustee for the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. In addition, Dr. Perenack is a consultant for the SkinMedica skin care division. He is currently an Associate Clinical Professor at the LSU Health Sciences Center.