Dr. Howard Heppe, MD

Dr. Howard Heppe, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Howard Heppe, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Fredericksburg, VA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Univ Of Va Sch Of Med Hlth Sys in 1983 and specializes in plastic surgery.Read his story

3312 Fall Hill Ave

Fredericksburg, VA 22401

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Dr. Heppe's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Heppe "A Renowned Plastic Surgeon in Fredericksburg, Dr. Heppe was born in 1957 in Montclair, New Jersey and his family moved to Fairfax, VA in 1962. During high school, he competed on the gymnastics team and continued with the sport in college. He received his BA with honors from the University of Virginia and earned his medical degree there as well in 1983. He completed his surgical internship and surgical residency at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Illinois, and his residency in plastic surgery at the Medical Center of Georgetown University in Washington DC. With the emphasis on cosmetic surgery at Georgetown University, he had the opportunity to train with outstanding leaders in plastic surgery. He also received instruction in drawing and aesthetic analysis."
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1  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

10  Conditions Treated

  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Hypoplasia
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Cancer

9  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Virginia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Univ Of Va Sch Of Med Hlth Sys
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Loyola University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Loyola U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Georgetown University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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I had a lower face lift and neck lift procedure just completed by Dr. Heppe, and after only 10 days, I am ready to go back to work with no obvious bruising or swelling. Dr. Heppe took his time with me, and I never have felt rushed during appointments as he answered every concern or question. He...Read More
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My daughter had breast reduction surgery with Dr Heppe June 1, 2018. He took her from a 32G to a 32C. She is thrilled with the results! Excellent service, pre-op, follow-up, and care. Everything was explained and no question was deemed too silly to ask. Highly recommend Dr Heppe as well as the...Read More
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I love Dr. Heppe and Plastic Surgery Services of Fredericksburg! I had a ‘mommy makeover’(breast augmentation, full tummy tuck and liposuction) a little over three months ago and I am absolutely thrilled with the results!
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I'm two months post-opp from abdominoplasty and limited lipo and I am completely amazed with my results. I feel like Dr. Heppe and his staff provided excellent service and post operative care. I'm so glad I picked Dr. Heppe to perform such a delicate and invasive life changing surgery. If you are...Read More
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I can't say enough how thankful I am that I trusted Dr. Heppe with my surgical needs. Four years after having bariatric surgery I was left with excessive abdominal fat and skin which had been a source of constant shame and a sad reminder of my former life. I credit him with helping to restore my...Read More
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