Dr. Richard H.  Tholen MD, Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Richard H. Tholen MD

Plastic Surgeon

(36)
4825 Olson Memorial Highway, Highway 55 Suite 200 Minneapolis Minnesota, 55422
Rating

4/5

About

Richard H. Tholen, MD, FACS, works at Minneapolis Plastic Surgery LTD in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His practice is noted worldwide for excellence in cosmetic surgery, facial and body contouring, breast augmentation and lift; among many other aesthetic procedures. Dr. Tholen is well versed in all forms of plastic surgery, including laser and ultrasonic liposuction surgeries.

Education and Training

University of Kansas School of Medicine

Univ of Ks Sch of Med, Kansas City Ks 1980

University of Wales in Great Britain 1980

Board Certification

Plastic Surgery and General Surgery

Plastic SurgeryAmerican Board of Plastic SurgeryABPS

Provider Details

MaleEnglish 39 years of experience

Areas of expertise and specialization

Plastic Surgery

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Written and presented over 150 papers on all aspects of cosmetic surgery and other plastic surgical procedures as visiting professor, invited lecturer at national plastic surgery meetings, and individually -

Residency

  • Mayo Grad Sch Med/Mayo Fndn, Plastic Surgery; Mayo Grad Sch Med/Mayo Fndn, General Surgery
  • Mayo Clinic College of Medicine (Arizona) Program
  • Mayo Clinic

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Mayo Grad Sch Med/Mayo Fndn, Plastic Surgery; Mayo Grad Sch Med/Mayo Fndn, General Surgery
  • Mayo Clinic College of Medicine (Arizona) Program

Internships

  • Mayo Clinic

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Society of Esthetic Plastic Surgeons, Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgeons, Minnesota Association of Plastic Surgeons, American Society of Bariatric Plastic Surgery

Articles and Publications

  • Written several journal articles in the peer-reviewed plastic surgical literature

What do you attribute your success to?

  • His Enthusiasm and Zeal for State of the Art Plastic Surgery, Superior Training, and Continuing Education

Philanthropic Initiatives

  • As a plastic surgeon for Operation Smile International and Childrens Surgery International, he has performed cleft lip and palate surgery for children in Peru, Venezuela, Philippines, Romania, and Honduras.

Hobbies / Sports

  • Travel, Electronics, Sporty Automobiles

Favorite professional publications

  • Esthetic Journal, White Journal

Hospital Affiliations

  • Abbott Northwestern Hospital
  • North Memorial Hospital
  • Unity Hospital
  • West Health Medical Center

Accepted Insurance

Dr. Richard H. Tholen MD's Practice location

4825 Olson Memorial Highway, Highway 55 -
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55422
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4825 OLSON MEMORIAL HWY -
MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55422
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Get to know Plastic Surgeon Dr. Richard H. Tholen, who serves the population of Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Dr. Tholen currently practices as a plastic surgeon, co-owner, senior partner, and president of Minneapolis Plastic Surgery as well as the co-owner of Minneapolis Anti-Aging and Skin Clinic. He is also affiliated with Abbott Northwestern Hospital, North Memorial Medical Center, and West Health. He served as co-director for laser education at Abbott Northwestern Hospital and was co-chairman for annual courses in Cutaneous Laser Surgery taught at Abbott’s Laser Center, Minimally Invasive Care Center, and Center for Cosmetic Care.faculty member of Laser Centers of America.

Dr. Tholen graduated with his Medical Degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in 1980, giving him nearly four decades of experience in his field. After obtaining his Medical Degree he completed his post-graduate internship and residency in General Surgery and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. He has completed additional training in cosmetic surgery, breast surgery, advanced rhinoplasty techniques, suction-assisted lipoplasty (liposuction) including ultrasonic liposuction, laser surgery, and (non-genital) surgery for transgender patients.

Dr. Tholen is dual certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery. To stay up to date in his field he remains a professional member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, American Society of Bariatric Plastic Surgeons, American Society of Plastic Surgeons, and International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and has been inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the International College of Surgeons. He has served as president of the Minnesota Society of Plastic Surgeons as well as president of the Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgeons

Plastic surgery is defined as a surgical specialty dedicated to reconstruction of facial and body defects due to birth disorders, trauma, burns, and disease. Plastic surgery is intended to correct dysfunctional areas of the body and is reconstructive in nature.

When not working Dr. Tholen enjoys traveling with his wife and playing golf.

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