Richard D. Anderson, M.D.
- P.O. Box 27230
Scottsdale, AZ 85255-0137
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Background & Specialties
Dr. Richard D. Anderson is triple board certified and specializes in cosmetic surgery. He is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties to certify plastic surgeons.
* National Board of Medical Examiners 1966
* American Board of Otolaryngology 1973
* American Board of Plastic Surgery 1986
Dr. Anderson is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology. He has more than 25 years surgical experience and 20 years using lasers in surgical procedures. Dr. Anderson earned his medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School, spent four years at the Mayo Graduate School in Rochester in an Oto/Head & Neck Surgery Residency, and completed Plastic Surgery residency at the University of Michigan. He is a frequent presenter at national and international plastic surgery meetings and authors book chapters and journal articles on procedures which he has pioneered.
1974-1983 Associate Clinical Professor (surgery), University of North Dakota.
Publications and Presentations
Dr. Anderson has been featured in New Beauty Magazine and Skin Deep Magazine, both publications are dedicated to patient education regarding all phases and types of cosmetic plastic surgery.
Dr. Anderson is a frequent contributor to plastic surgery journals and plastic surgery textbooks. Some of his more recent publications include the following:
"Lip and Perioral Enhancement", an article included in the Plastic Surgery of the Face, CD ROM Series, 1999, Vol.3, sponsored by the Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation.
"Lip Augmentation", in Aesthetic Surgery Journal, May-June 1999.
Correspondence regarding the Anderson Endoscopic Malar/Midface Suspension Procedure in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, June 1999, Vol. 103, No. 7, pp.281-282.
"Endoscopic Malar and Midface Suspension Procedure", Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Williams and Wilkens, Baltimore, MD, November 1998, Vol. 102, No. 6, pg. 2196.
Book chapter in Plastic Surgery: Indications, Operations and Outcomes, published by Mosby, 2000.
Book chapter in Cosmetic Surgery of the Male Patient, to be published by Springer-Verlag, New York.
"Scalp Expansion for the Treatment of Male Pattern Baldness", Perspectives in Plastic Surgery, Vol. 8, No. 1, 1994, pp. 70-91.
Dr. Anderson publications also include Endoscopic Subperiosteal Midface Lift in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal, Sept-Oct. 2002. and Alloplastic Lip Enhancement in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal, Sept/Oct. 2001. He also contributed a book chapter to; PLASTIC SURGERY: INDICATIONS, OPERATIONS AND OUTCOMES, Mosby 2000
Dr. Anderson is a frequent speaker at National and International Plastic surgery seminars and teaches courses to fellow plastic surgeons.
Hobbies and Interests
Teaching and writing about plastic surgery; skiing, running, hiking, art collecting and travel.
Community involvement: American Coalition Against Domestic Violence: Dr. Anderson volunteers his surgical skills to surgically restore the faces of battered women enrolled in the recovery program run by this coalition.
Project X-Tattoo: Dr. Anderson volunteers Saturday hours to conduct laser surgery, removing tattoos for Phoenix ex-gang members in the Phoenix Parks & Recreation department program, which is now achieving national acclaim.
Scottsdale League for the Arts: Dr. Anderson served as a member of the board for this major fundraiser. The League promotes arts education in our school system.