Dr. Richard N. Hess, MD

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Dr. Richard N. Hess, MD

Plastic Surgery | Male

Richard N Hess MD 7436 N La Cholla Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85741 Get Directions
(520) 297-3300

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hess to family and friends
4.7
based on 52 total surveys (7 with reviews)
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Hess' Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes (48)
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in Tucson, AZ |
Dr. Hess listened to me and explained the details of my breast reduction surgery plainly. He made me feel very comfortable and cared for. I was so happy with my results, it literally changed my life. I felt so good about myself that my surgery was the starting point for a life transformation. Through exercise and making healthy choices I lost a lot of weight. Thanks to the confidence I received from Dr Hess' skilled hands I am healthier than I was 20 years ago. I can't thank him enough.
in Clifton, AZ |
I went to see Dr Hess for a breast reduction! I'm so happy my friend referred him. He was very informing and caring. He knew exactly what I wanted and was very attentive to me needs through out the whole process. His staff was always helpful and friendly.
in Tucson, AZ |
Professional. Great bedside manner. My eyelid surgery went perfectly. He and his staff were great! I recommend him wholeheartedly.
in Tucson, AZ |
Dr. Hess is amazing! I would highly recommend Dr. Hess for reconstructive surgery. I interviewed 3 surgeons and Dr. Hess was by far superior. I am extremely happy with my surgery outcome.
in Tucson, AZ |
Thrilled with the results of my lower blepharoplasty and filler injections. But even more impressive was Dr. Hess, himself. His cheerful demeanor is calming and reassuring. He listened, and patiently answered all my questions. Don't even think about seeing another plastic surgeon - he's your man. Barbara Tucson AZ
in Tucson, AZ |
I had breast augmentation with Dr. Hess. I visited several surgeons before choosing Dr. Hess and I couldn't be happier with my decision. He took a systematic approach to helping me select the right size breast implants for my body and at the same time made me feel comfortable.
in Mesa, AZ |
Dr. Hess is by far one of the most friendly, respectful, and knowledgable a medical professional that I have ever had. He gives great advice and I could not have trusted him more with the outcome of my surgery and speedy recovery.
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Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Plastic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hidradenitis
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Skin Cancer

Procedures Performed

  • 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
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • 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

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    Malpractice Claims not available

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Arizona

    Graduated in 1983

  • Internship Hospital
    Phoenix Integrat Surgery Res Pgrm

    Completed in 1984

  • Residency Hospital
    Phoenix Integrat Surgery Res Pgrm

    Completed in 1987

    University Rochester

    Completed in 1989

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Hess' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Plastic Surgery
  • Board certified in Plastic Surgery
  • Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Hess' Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
Under 10 minutes

Experience with Dr. Hess

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How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Hess' Care Philosophy

Our practice is dedicated to providing the highest quality medical care in a supportive and caring environment.