Dr. Richard Agag, MD

Dr. Richard Agag, MD

Plastic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 43
(11)
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Dr. Richard Agag, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in New Brunswick, NJ. He graduated from Rutgers Med Sch/UMDNJ and specializes in plastic surgery, plastic surgery of the hand, and more.Read his story

125 Paterson St # 4100

New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
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Breast Diseases
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more than 85% of peers
Breast Surgical Procedure
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more than 69% of peers
Cancer
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more than 64% of peers

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Dr. Agag's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Agag "Dr. Richard L. Agag is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon and the Chief of the Division Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Agag completed his general surgery and plastic surgery training at Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School. He then continued his training at the University of Pennsylvania where he did a fellowship in microsurgical reconstruction. In 2010 Dr. Agag was named the Jerome P. Webster Fellow by the non-profit organization ReSurge International (formerly Interplast). The fellowship, granted to just one newly trained plastic surgeon annually, gave him the opportunity to spend a year providing reconstructive surgeries including cleft lip and palate, hand surgery, and burn reconstruction to children in developing countries in Africa, Asia, and South America. During this time he not only had the privilege to care for a myriad of children, he also had the opportunity to spend time working, sharing, and learning from plastic surgeons in these countries. Due to his extensive training and experience he performs a wide variety of reconstructive plastic surgery procedures ranging from breast reconstruction after mastectomy, to complex head and neck cancer reconstruction, to pediatric plastic surgery including cleft lip and palate repair. He also performs a multitude of cosmetic procedures for the breast, body, and face. Dr. Agag has a special interest and extensive experience in microsurgical breast reconstruction. Because he is fellowship trained in microsurgery he is able to offer all current options in breast reconstruction to his patients. This includes DIEP (deep inferior epigastric artery perforator), PAP (profunda artery perforator), stacked DIEP/PAP, TUG (transverse upper gracilis), and IGAP (inferior gluteal artery perforator) flaps. He also offers both two-stage tissue expander/implant and one-stage direct to implant reconstruction. Dr. Agag works together closely with the breast surgeons and his patients to determine what is the best reconstruction for each patient's specific situation. Dr. Richard L. Agag is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. "

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Agag "We are devoted to providing quality, compassionate care. Our expert team provides specialized, personal treatment covering a broad spectrum of services, from routine procedures to the most complex."
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Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction Surgery
  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Craniofacial Surgery
  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Microsurgery
  • Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery
  • Oncoplastic Surgery
  • Pediatric Plastic Surgery
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand
  • Plastic Surgery-Head & Neck
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Board Certifications

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

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Hypoplasia
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Cleft Lip
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Cancer
  • Third-Degree Burns
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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Rutgers Med Sch/UMDNJ
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Rutgers Med Sch/UMDNJ
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Rutgers Med Sch/UMDNJ
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Pennsylvania
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Agag has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Agag's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Agag to family and friends
5.0
based on 11 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Agag's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Utica, NY
I absolutely agree with the first review that Dr. Agag is extremely skilled, thorough, compassionate, and has a great sense of humor. The residents and assistants who worked with him were also superior. My cancer surgery was very involved and couldn't have been done by just any surgeon. Although...more
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in Troy, NY
Dr. Agag is extremely skilled, thorough, compassionate, and has a great sense of humor. His staff is awesome too!
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