Franklin D. Richards MD, FACS

Bethesda, MD, US
Franklin D. Richards MD, FACS

About the Practice

Practice Philosophy

My goal is to surpass your expectations, from your first consultation to your last follow up visit. The entire staff is trained to make your experience a positive one. During the initial consultation I will listen to what you want and learn about your medical history. We have seen and treated people from all backgrounds with all types of defects over the years and have thousands of happy patients. No one in our practice is more important than you. We want each of our patients to feel confident that their comfort and well-being are our utmost priorities before, during and after their procedures. If you choose me as your doctor, you enter into a relationship built on mutual trust and respect. We look forward to seeing you.

Practice Specialization

Dr. Richards Specializes in Cosmetic Plastic Surgery:
FACE
Facial Rejuvenation - We specialize in and developed a short scar technique that dramatically reduces healing time and gives an extremely natural look.
Neck Lifts
Minimal Incision S-Lifts
Brow Lifts
Eyelid Surgery
Nasal Surgery
Chin Implants
Laser Resurfacing
Neck Liposuction
Otoplasty
Botox, Restylane, Juvederm

BREAST
Breast Augmentation - We have developed a method to dramatically reduce post-op breast augmentation pain. This technique was published in the national Aesthetic Surgery Journal.
Breast Lift
Breast Reduction
Male Breast Reduction

BODY
Liposuction
Female Liposuction
Male Liposuction
Tummy Tucks

Background & Certification

Board Certification

Board Certified, American Board of Plastic Surgery

Professional Background

M.D., George Washington University, School of Medicine, 1982

Teaching Appointments

Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences

Publications and Presentations

"Quantitative Effects of Tumescent Infiltration and Bupivicaine Injection in Decreasing Postoperative Pain in Submuscular Breast Augmentation"
Aesthetic Surgery Journal
Volume 28 • Number 5 • September/October 2008

Awards & Honors

Physicians Recognition Award from the American Medical Association
Certificate of Advanced Education in Cosmetic Surgery from ASAPS
National Consumer Checkbook “Top Doctor List”
Washingtonian Magazine “Top Plastic Surgeons List”
National Consumer Research Council of America “Americas Top Surgeons”

Affiliations & Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Johns Hopkins / Suburban Hospital
Inova Fairfax Hospital

Society Memberships

Fellow American College of Surgeons
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
National Capital Society of Plastic Surgeons
International Confederation for Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

Offices Held

Chairman, Plastic Surgery, Johns Hopkins/Suburban Hospital
President, National Capital Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2002
Treasurer, MDPAC, Montgomery County Medical Society, 1994-1995

Your Consultation

Mention this Aesthetic Society website for a complimentary consultation

Staff & Facilities

Surgical Facility

In office operating room and outpatient hospital based operating room

Computer Imaging

Computer Imaging Available

Skin Care Products

Zo, Jan Marini

Languages Spoken

English, Arabic (in office), Spanish (in office)

Payment Options

Cash, Visa, American Express, CareCredit, financing

Franklin D. Richards MD, FACS

10215 Fernwood Road, Suite 280,
Bethesda, MD, 20817, US

1515 Chain Bridge Road,
Suite 310, McLean, VA, 22101,
US

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