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Dr. Richard Hodnett, MD

Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Richard Hodnett is a cosmetic medicine and surgery specialist practicing in Thousand Oaks, California. Dr. Hodnett specializes in the enhancement of appearance. Improving aesthetic, symmetry and proportion are key goals in cosmetic surgery. Cosmetic medicine has nothing to do with these specific areas not functioning properly; therefore, this elective field solely focuses on aesthetics and anti-aging.
30 years Experience
Dr. Richard Hodnett, MD
  • Thousand Oaks, California
  • Cornell University Medical Center
  • Accepting new patients

Is a cosmetic surgery the same as a plastic surgery?

A plastic surgeon has specifically been trained in another surgical speciality for three years, then in plastic surgery 3-4 years. A cosmetic surgeon is a physician who has received READ MORE
A plastic surgeon has specifically been trained in another surgical speciality for three years, then in plastic surgery 3-4 years. A cosmetic surgeon is a physician who has received his/her certificate after a course, not specific training for years in evaluating a patient and all possible potential complications that can happen.

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