Dr. Richard Wassermann, MD

Dr. Richard Wassermann, MD

Plastic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
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Dr. Richard Wassermann, MD is a plastic surgery doctor who practices in Columbia, SC. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 21 years.

1220 Blanding St

Columbia, SC 29201

Contact Information

(803) 779-1200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Breast Reconstruction
more than 85% of peers
Breast Surgical Procedure
more than 60% of peers
Breast Diseases
more than 41% of peers

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  • Plastic Surgery

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Congenital Anomalies of Breast
  • Gynecomastia
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Skin Aging
  • Wrinkles


  • Abdominoplasty
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Liposuction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

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.


  • University of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Tulane University SOM
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • U Chicago Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University Of Chicago Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University of South Florida
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Tulane University SOM
    Other Education | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wassermann has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wassermann's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wassermann to family and friends
based on 16 total reviews (11 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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Dr. Wassermann's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

I had a mastopexy and tummy tuck which have both had great results, my stomach couldnt be any flatter! The scar is significant but its well placed and after 7 months has faded. I met with several Drs and Dr Wassermann was the only one who inspired me with enough confidence in his abilities to have...more
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in Panama City, FL |
Several years ago I had Abdominoplasty by dr wassermann . It's been a horrific for me. My scar is rediculous and I have some sensation and I have 0 waist. My pants and underwear constantly roll. I feel worse now then before my weight loss. Not to mention how far he pulled my pubic hair line up. I...more
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Columbia, SC |
I completely trust in the care I receive from Dr. Wasserman. He is an intelligent and caring doctor. I have never been disappointed with his treatment. I have seen him on and off over the last 20 years and would highly recommend him.
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in Columbia, SC |
I selected Dr. Wasserman to reconstruct my breast after my mastectomy. I found him attentive, compassionate, and informative. If not for the fading scar, one could barely tell the difference from my real breast. His attention to detail and delightful staff truly made a stressful time less...more
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in Lugoff, SC |
I selected Dr Wasserman as my reconstruction surgeon after finding out i had Breast Cancer and would need a Double Mastectomy. I have to say i have been nothing but PLEASED with all of my Care from Dr Wasserman and his team. Dr Wasserman answered all of my questions, and listened to me when i...more
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Dr. Wassermann accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
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