A formally trained artist, award-winning author, and board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Richard Baxter is known for state of the art techniques and technologies to create natural looking results. He has been voted “Western Washington’s Favorite Plastic Surgeon” and was elected by his peers to be listed in the “Guide to America’s Top Physicians.”
Dr. Baxter is a nationally recognized expert in revision breast surgery, anti-aging, and nonsurgical technologies. His original research on subjects such as the internal bra has been cited hundreds of times, and he was the founding Medical Advisory Board member for Liposonix, the first FDA-cleared device for noninvasive fat reduction with High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU). He is a former clinical faculty member of the University of Washington School of Medicine and a Past President of both the Washington Society of Plastic Surgeons and the Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons. He continues to be involved in clinical research along with his busy practice, always seeking better solutions and improved patient experiences.
When not in the operating room or teaching at a medical conference, Dr. Baxter can be found working on his Argentine tango or in the art studio drawing from the live model.