Dr. Richard Tholen, MD

Dr. Richard Tholen, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
Dr. Richard Tholen, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Minneapolis, MN and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in plastic surgery.

4825 Olson Memorial Hwy Ste 200

Minneapolis, MN 55422

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Dr. Tholen's conditions and procedures:

Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
Breast Augmentation
Breast Lift Surgery
Breast Reduction
Brow Lift
Calf Implant
Carbon Dioxide Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatment
Cosmetic Facial Implant Surgery
Cosmetic Facial Surgery
Cosmetic Laser Surgery
Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
Dermal Filler
Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
Facial Peel
Facial Rejuvenation, Advanced, Laser
Full Face Lift
Juvéderm® Injection
KTP Laser Treatment
Laser Skin Resurfacing
Laser Tattoo Removal
Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment
Q-Switched Nd:YAG Laser Treatment
Skin Aging
Vaser® Liposelection (Liposuction)
Venous Sclerotherapy

About Me

Care Philosophy

American Board of Plastic Surgery-certified plastic surgeon with focus exculsively on cosmetic surgery of the breast, face, and body. Over 25 years of experience providing comprehensive, caring, confidential aesthetic surgery in our on-site AAAASF-accredited surgical facility with full outpatient anesthesia capabilities. Let my fantastic staff and me show you what sets us apart!


  • Plastic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery


  • 1987
    Mayo Clinic Rochester
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 1985
    Mayo Clinic Rochester
    Residency Hospital
  • 1981
    Mayo Clinic Rochester
    Internship Hospital
  • 1980
    University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine
    Medical School
  • 1977
    Fort Hays (Kansas) State University
    Undergraduate School


  • Spanish
  • English


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Dr Tholen was amazing from the consultation and ongoing at yearly exams. Exceeded all of my expectations in performance to my results. Had I known how happy I would be I would have had breast augmentation by Dr Tholen years ago. Simply the best. Staff is wonderful to work with.
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I had been researching different doctors for over two years before I decided to go with Dr. Tholen for a breast augmentation. I had two or three consultations with him. I was nervous about everything. Dr. Tholen is extremely patient, he answered every question I had throughly, even if I asked the...Read More
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Dr.Tholen excels at what he does. You can tell that giving people the body they dreamed of gives him extreme pleasure. I was very impressed after my consultation by everyone's friendly and professional manner, and the office is literally lined with his awards and achievements.He met and exceeded...Read More
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His office staff delayed appointments by MONTHS in order to give the appearance of demand. Arrived for my appointment and was waiting FOUR HOURS for a 2-minute meeting with the doctor, which was utterly useless. He performed no exam whatsoever. Unbelievable.
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Dr. Tholen is an amazing man that listens to his patients. His work is amazing and beautiful. I had a rhinoplasty with him and came out with what to me is a perfect nose. His staff is friendly and accomodating. I would highly recommend this surgeon.
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