Dr. Richard Kutz III, MD

Dr. Richard Kutz III, MD

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Richard Kutz III, MD is a plastic & reconstructive surgery specialist in South Portland, ME and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Penn State Milton S Hershey Med Ctr Coll Med in 2001 and specializes in plastic & reconstructive surgery, plastic surgery of the hand, and more.Read his story

244 Western Ave

South Portland, ME 04106

Contact Information

(207) 775-3446

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Life
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
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more than 90% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 90% of peers
Hand Conditions
more than 81% of peers

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Dr. Kutz III's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kutz III "Dr. Kutz is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. He is on the teaching faculty of the Lahey Clinic and serves as Clinical Instructor at Maine Medical Center for Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Kutz graduated from the Penn State College of Medicine, and completed General Surgery Residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. While at Dartmouth, he earned a Master of Public Health degree focusing on healthcare policy and improvement. Dr. Kutz then completed his Fellowship in Plastic Surgery (including hand and microsurgery) in the Harvard Plastic Surgery Program, with training at Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Additionally, he received training in pediatric plastic surgery at Children's Hospital Boston and in burn reconstruction at Shriner's Hospital Boston. Dr. Kutz joined Plastic & Hand Surgical Associates in 2011."
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8  Specialties

  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction Surgery
  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Craniofacial Plastic Surgery
  • Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery
  • Pediatric Plastic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand

2  Board Certifications

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

32  Conditions Treated

  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cleft Lip
  • Congenital Anomalies of Breast
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gigantomastia
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hidradenitis
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Laxity
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrinkles
  • Wrist Fracture
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43  Procedures

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  • Penn State Milton S Hershey Med Ctr Coll Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Dartmouth Hitchcock
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Harvard Plastic Surgery Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Richard Kutz III, MD
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He was excellent! I had a wrist that was holding me back from knitting, kayaking, skiing.....in other words it was a real pain. Dr. Kutz fixed it with minor surgery that has given me back the activities that I love. Thank you Dr. Kutz.
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I could not have asked for a better Doctor than Dr. Richard Kutz at South Portland Plastic and Hand. He answered all of my questions via email pre-surgery and completely put me at ease about having breast augmentation surgery. Dr. Kutz was professional and highly knowledgeable about this subject...Read More
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