Dr. Richard Hess, MD

Dr. Richard Hess, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
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Age 60
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Dr. Richard Hess, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Tucson, AZ and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Arizona in 1983 and specializes in plastic surgery.

7436 N La Cholla Blvd

Tucson, AZ 85741

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hess performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Wound Repair
very high
more than 96% of peers
Gynecomastia
high
more than 78% of peers
Excision of Skin Cancer
normal
more than 80% of peers

Dr. Hess's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hess "Our practice is dedicated to providing the highest quality medical care in a supportive and caring environment."

1  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

13  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Hypoplasia
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Congenital Anomalies of Breast
  • Gigantomastia
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hidradenitis
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Skin Cancer
  • Wrinkles

27  Procedures

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Liposuction
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Cancer Surgery With Reconstruction
  • Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

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

  • University Of Arizona
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Phoenix Integrat Surgery Res Pgrm
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Phoenix Integrat Surgery Res Pgrm
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hess has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hess' Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hess to family and friends
69 total reviews (23 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (69)

  • 5
    (65)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Hess' 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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (23)

I’m 69 years old, and I was nervous having. Feast reduction surgery. Dr Hess was excellent, he explained everything to my satisfaction. I love my results and my only regret was because of my neverousness I should have done this when I was a little younger. I would recommend Dr Hess to anyone. He’s...more
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I heartily recommend Richard Hess, MD for plastic surgery. He is well trained and experienced and has a warm friendly personality. His office is professional and helpful. Dr. Hess made me feel comfortable about an elective procedure I needed done (breast surgery) for a very long time. He...more
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I am a 68 year old woman who had suffered from neck and shoulder pain for over 30 years. I had wanted a breast reduction for many years and after a severe flare-up of shoulder pain, I went to Dr. Hess for the procedure. I am a very active horseback rider and he was very understanding of what I...more
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I feel so very fortunate to have had my surgery with Dr. Hess! I interviewed other surgeons, but from the moment I walked in to Hess & Sandeen, I knew I made the right choice. The professionalism of the staff and office were so impressive. Most important was the time, care, patience and concern I...more
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DR. Hess and all his staff are amazing!! The experience for my self and my family has been great. I am so greatful for the fact that while i have been getting treatment all my questions and concerns have been addressed. He did an amazing job on my surgery. The before and after pictures look like a...more
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