Our Mission Statement
Our vision is to create for you a complete and personal plastic surgery experience in which your total health and well-being are at the core of your treatment. We strive to join with you in providing exceptional care by always being compassionate, professional and knowledgeable and we will always do our best to not only achieve the result you desire, but become partners with you in your overall health for life.
The most important factor that you control with respect to having a successful outcome after plastic surgery is the surgeon you select. It is important for you to know about the qualifications and experience of your plastic surgeon.
After graduating high school he earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia. Before attending medical school he was an orderly at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, where he discovered his passion for surgery. Dr. Brown then moved to Chicago where he earned his medical degree from The Chicago Medical School. While there, he was president of the Student Surgical Society. He then completed his General Surgery residency at Northwestern University in Chicago.
While at Northwestern, Dr. Brown joined Dr. Thomas Mustoe’s lab and spent one year dedicated to wound healing and scar research. During that year, he wrote and published papers in one of the top Plastic Surgery journals, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He then graduated and became certified by the American Board of Surgery in General Surgery. Finally, Dr. Brown completed his residency training in the field of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) in Omaha. Plastic Surgeon in Phoenix Dr. Richard Joseph Brown was proud to begin his practice in the specialty of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery after 12 years of training. He is double board certified in both General Surgery and Plastic Surgery. He is originally from Atlanta, Georgia where many of his family members still reside.
Dr. Brown’s goal is to treat every patient with respect and admiration as if they were a member of his family. He always strives to be self-critical of his work so that at the end of the day, he can say he did his best. He is passionate about this commitment.
Dr. Brown was drawn to the field of Plastic Surgery because of the broadness of this specialty. He loves the fact that he can perform reconstructive, as well as cosmetic procedures and that he can operate on infants, as well as adults. Dr. Brown believes that Plastic Surgery is a very challenging specialty that requires innovative thought and is always changing. No two surgeries are ever the same. He loves the diversity and the overall amazing feeling of joy he gets from having the privilege to do what he does every day.
Dr. Brown’s practice is located in Scottsdale, Arizona, as well as Sun City and he specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, body, breast and extremities. He takes your privacy and safety seriously and wants you to be able to communicate openly and feel comfortable during your visit. Ultimately, as a plastic surgeon in Phoenix, Dr. Brown’s success is judged by the satisfaction of his patients, and he is committed to that goal.
Dr. Brown earned the 2017 Reader’s Choice for Best Plastic Surgeon by Paradise Valley Lifestyle magazine, a testament to the authenticity and uncompromising standards that patients have come to appreciate from the aesthetic clinic.
Dr. Brown is a regular contributor to Real Self - View all answers from Richard J. Brown, MD on RealSelf.com
Dr. Brown's Education and Certification
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American College of Surgeons
American Board of Surgery
The American Board of Plastic Surgery
The University of Nebraska College of Medicine
The Chicago Medical School