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Dr. Rand is an experienced Bellevue-based plastic surgeon

Dr. Rand is an experienced Bellevue-based plastic surgeon who is widely regarded as being among the most accomplished and talented plastic surgeons practicing in the greater Seattle area. Dr. Rand and his hand-selected team of professional staff are prepared to answer any questions you may have about aesthetic plastic surgery. Read on to learn more about Dr. Rand’s background and qualifications.

Why choose Dr. Rand?

While there are many plastic surgeons practicing in the Seattle area, there are some distinct benefits to undergoing your procedure with Dr. Rand. He is among the most acclaimed plastic surgeons in the area and is recognized for consistently achieving superior results.

  • 10 years serving as Chief of Plastic Surgery at the University of Washington Medical Center.
  • His private surgery center has had AAAASF accreditation for 20 years and is fully state licensed– reflecting his dedication to patient health and safety in every procedure.
  • The Northwest Center for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery is the highest quality, most experienced, and most highly awarded plastic surgery office in his region.
  • Dr. Rand won the 2018 MyFaceMyBody National Award for the top plastic surgery practice, based upon his abundance of stellar patient reviews.
  • He has established a truly state-of-the-art modern facility, providing world-class service, and has a reputation for results that appear completely natural.
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Meet Award-Winning Plastic Surgeon, Richard Rand, MD - Bellevue and Seattle, WA

Education and Credentials

Dr. Rand received his A.B. degree with Distinction from Stanford University and was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa national academic honor society. He received his M.D. from University of Michigan. He underwent the full general surgery training in Boston at Tufts-New England Medical Center, after which he received Board Certification from the American Board of Surgery.

Dr. Rand then trained in plastic surgery at Emory University, which was America’s most prestigious teaching program at the time. He then completed a fellowship in craniofacial surgery at the University of Miami, after which he became Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Rand underwent a total of 8 years of formal surgical training after 4 years of medical school, making him one of the most thoroughly trained of all plastic surgeons.

Board Certifications

Dr. Rand is double board-certified by boards recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS):

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery 1991 to present
  • American Board of Surgery 1989 to 2009

His credentials, knowledge, outstanding work, and experience has led to him serve as an examiner for the American Board of Plastic Surgery on multiple occasions. As a consummate professional in the field of plastic surgery, he worked with the Board to examine young plastic surgeons who are attempting to become board certified.

Professional Organizations

As a Bellevue and Seattle area plastic surgery specialist with a reputation for surgical excellence, Dr. Rand is affiliated with or a member of a number of professional organizations including:

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • American Association of Plastic Surgeons
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (F.A.C.S.)
  • Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Maurice J. Jurkiewicz Society
  • Washington Society of Plastic Surgeons
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A message from Dr. Rand & team

Here at Northwest Center for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, it is and always has been our primary goal to keep our patients safe when visiting our office.

As a fully accredited facility by the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, Inc. (AAAASF), we are held to the nation’s most demanding standards for ambulatory surgery facilities. In addition, for optimum patient safety we are also licensed by the State of Washington Department of Health.

Those standards mean that we maintain a very clean and sanitary facility in all high-touch areas and hand sanitizing stations are placed throughout the office. We are requiring all high risk patients and anyone with symptoms that include fever, cough, and shortness of breath to stay home. Our waiting area has a small number of people at any given time and you will be able to maintain a 6 foot distance between any other person.

We are a healthcare facility, and are business as usual. We will continue to remain open to take care of our patients. If you have any questions, please feel free to call our office at (425) 688-8828.

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