David Archibald, MD

Paul H. Rhee MD, FACS

Facial Plastic Surgeon Dr. Archibald

David J. Archibald, MD

Denver Facial Plastic Surgeon

Practice Philosophy

Dr. Archibald is committed to achieving natural results, personalized to each patient’s aesthetic needs. His goal is to rejuvenate and revitalize the face to accentuate the unique beauty of each patient, with minimal recovery and maximum results.


Dr. David J. Archibald is a highly specialized facial plastic surgeon in the Denver and Castle Rock area. He spent six years of surgical training exclusively on the face, head, and neck. After completing medical school at the world-renowned Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, he was accepted to continue his training at the Mayo Clinic, completing a five-year residency program in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. During this training, Dr. Archibald discovered a passion for cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery and decided to specialize further by completing an accredited fellowship in Facial Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery in Tampa, FL, with Dr. Edward H. Farrior, the current president of the American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Archibald has held academic appointments as an instructor of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the Mayo Clinic and the University of South Florida.

Dr. Archibald is double board certified in Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He has published numerous scientific, peer-reviewed articles in medical journals, has authored multiple chapters in surgical textbooks, and is a coauthor of a new surgery textbook. He is an active member of both the American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Archibald is also a member of the prestigious Mayo Clinic preferred response physician network.

Read Dr. Archibald’s Curriculum Vitae.


Undergraduate: Brigham Young University, Provo, UT. BS Neuroscience

Medical School: Mayo Clinic Medical School, Rochester, MN

Residency: Mayo Clinic Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

Fellowship: Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, University of South Florida, Edward H. Farrior MD

Surgical Board Certifications

  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

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Personal Life

When he is not in the office or the operating room, Dr. Archibald enjoys spending time in the outdoors with his wife and five children, crossing more National Parks off their list. His preferred modes of transportation are a bike going up a hill and his skis going down a hill.

Real Patient Reviews

"This was my first plastic surgery experience and if for some reason I decide to have any other plastic surgery done in the future, I will absolutely go to Dr. Rhee. I HIGHLY recommend Dr. Rhee to anybody looking for a great plastic surgeon and great staff."

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