Richard Ha MD
About the Practice
"Our office is a family. We work as a team, helping patients to look and feel their best. Your satisfaction matters to us, because above all else, we care." - Dr. Richard Ha
Asian eyelid surgery
Eyelid surgery (Blepharoplasty)
Cleft lip/Cleft palate
Breast lift (Mastopexy)
Ear pinning (Otoplasty)
Asian nasal reshaping
Nasal reshaping (Rhinoplasty)
Arm lift (Brachioplasty)
Body contouring after massive weight loss
Tummy tuck (Abdominoplasty)
Background & Certification
American Board of Plastic Surgery
Dr. Ha is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and received his training from the prestigious U.T. Southwestern Medical Center, one of the finest plastic surgery programs in the world. He also completed a fellowship in Craniofacial and Pediatric plastic surgery at U.T. Southwestern and the Children's Medical Center. Utilizing his specialized training in cleft lip/palate and craniofacial surgery, he has participated in surgical missions with the LEAP foundation, providing care to underprivileged children in the Dominican Republic and Belize. Dr. Ha is a graduate of the Indiana University School of Medicine and completed his undergraduate studies with honors at Brown University.
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, 7/02 to 6/03
Fellowship in Pediatric Plastic and Craniofacial Surgery
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, 7/00 to 6/02
Residency, Department of Plastic Surgery
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, 7/97 to 6/00
Internship and Residency, Department of General Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, 8/93 to 5/97 M.D.
Indiana University School of Medicine Student Research Scholarship
Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 8/89 to 5/93
A.B. Biology, A.B. Economics with honors
Sigma Xi Honorary Society
Hughes Award for Biomedical Research, Brown University
Evansville Day School, Evansville, Indiana, 9/85 to 6/89
National Merit Scholar; National Honor Society; Evansville Courier and Press
Head of the Class Award
Dr. Ha is a Clinical Instructor at the U.T. Southwestern Department of Plastic Surgery.
Publications and Presentations
Dr. Ha has spoken or written about a number of topics including rhinoplasty, gynecomastia, browlifts, facial fractures, liposuction and blepharoplasty. He is published in peer-reviewed journals including Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He has presented his research at a number of national and regional meetings. He has also co-authored chapters in the textbooks, The Art of Aesthetic Surgery - Principles and Techniques and Dallas Rhinoplasty - Nasal Surgery by the Masters. He serves on the editorial board for Selected Readings in Plastic Surgery and is a reviewer for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Affiliations & Memberships
Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Children’s Medical Center of Dallas, Dallas, TX
Dallas Day Surgery Center, Dallas, TX
Parkland Health and Hospital System, Dallas, TX
Baylor Regional Medical Center, Plano, TX
Park Cities Surgery Center, Dallas, TX
Texas Surgery Center, Dallas, TX
Surgicare, Heath, TX
Surgicare, Dallas, TX
American Board of Plastic Surgery - Diplomate, Certified 11/2004
Texas State Medical License - K9795 current
California Medical License - A83395 current
American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association - Active member
American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons - Active member
American Society of Plastic Surgeons - Active member
American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons - Active member
Dallas County Medical Society - Active member
Dallas Society of Plastic Surgeons - Active member
Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons - Active member
Texas Medical Association - Active member
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - member of editorial board
Selected Readings in Plastic Surgery - member of editorial board
AO North America - faculty
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Staff & Facilities
The Dallas Day Surgery Center is an exceptional and unique facility that offers specialized one-on-one care in a relaxed, unhurried environment. The center is privately owned and operates under the philosophy of providing professional, personalized, comprehensive and effective operative care to all patients undergoing surgery.
The Dallas Day Surgery Center is a fully accredited Medicare-certified outpatient surgery facility. Medicare certification is the highest accreditation achievable and must meet the same criteria that the largest hospitals, such as Baylor, Presbyterian and Medical City, must meet. Patient safety is our utmost concern.
As a service to our patients, we are pleased to offer the CareCredit card, the nation's leading patient payment program. With CareCredit you can finance 100% of your cosmetic surgery and there are no upfront costs, no annual fees and no pre-payment penalties. So, you can schedule your procedure today and conveniently pay with low, monthly payments.