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Richard A. Baxter, M.D.

Seattle Plastic Surgeon with an Artist's Touch

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Introducing Seattle Plastic Surgeon Dr. Baxter

Board Certified Seattle Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Richard A. Baxter

A formally trained artist and board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. 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.” He works with an experienced and caring staff in an accredited private surgical facility in the Seattle area.

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 patients come from across the country for his unique experience.

Not only an experienced Seattle plastic surgeon, Dr. Baxter is also a former clinical faculty member of the University of Washington School of Medicine, a Past President of both the Washington Society of Plastic Surgeons and the Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons, and the founding medical director of Calidora Skin Clinics, now part of Skin Spirit – the nation’s #1 provider of Botox. Dr. Baxter’s “firsts” include: World’s first live plastic surgery webcast (1998); first proof-of-concept article on the use of Acellular Dermal Matrix internal bra; first publication on the split muscle technique and first article in North America on the subfascial technique for breast augmentation; and first peer-reviewed publication on the use of high-profile breast implants. 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. His drawings appear in the background throughout the website.

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April 20, 2017

When to Use Form-Stable (Anatomic) Implants

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