About Ricardo A. Meade, MD
Ricardo A. Meade, MD practices in Dallas at Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute as a Plastic Surgeon, board certified by American Board of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Meade was invited to join RealSelf in 2009, and has achieved "Distinguished Member" status. The doctor has 8 years of experience providing cosmetic and aesthetic medical services, and is a member of American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Dr. Meade has hospital affiliations at Dallas Day Surgery Center, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas (THR), Medical City of Dallas, Mary Shiels Hospital Dallas, Baylor University Medical Center, Baylor Regional Medical Center at Plano, The Medical Center of Plano.
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Posted by Dallas9986
Dr. Meade is a awesome!!! He is very personal, friendly, and honest about what he can do to enhance your body and make it better for you. He explains everything he envisions will take place with your body before surgery. All of the above made it easier for me to allow him to perfrom sugery on me and want to refer him to you.
Posted by Laucor
Dr. M was amazing! He personally responded to my emails prior to even seeing me or knowing whether I was serious about the procedure or not and that says a lot. He explained everything in detail was able to answer any ?'s or concerns I had. He was very honest and didn't set unrealistic goals. His office staff is incredibly sweet, supportive and helpful!
Posted by Dallas9575
He was very caring, explained everything to me in detail. Took the time to answer all my questions. After surgery was over he went to my husband and showed him pictures after he had finished with one buttock to show him the difference from the one he had not done yet and showed him pics of all the cannulas he had used and his office staff is also very nice and friendly.
Posted by Suzy in Dallas
Looking for high quality care and artistic ability led me to Dr. Meade. There are so many doctors to choose from in the Dallas area and being a nurse, I have to say that I believe Dr. Meade is the best. He has an uncanny ability to make everything look so natural. I trusted him so much that I told him, “I don’t care what you do, as long as you make it look right.” His staff is absolutely wonderful. Janie, in the front office, is so personable and always a joy to speak with. Becky, who handles OR scheduling and paperwork, covered every detail and worked a miracle with the OR schedule so that I could return to work by a certain date. Chris, his nurse, was always readily available for any question and very knowledgeable. The OR staff, anesthesiologist, and the facility itself was great and I can’t thank them enough. Dr. Meade’s ability to do great work and his awesome support staff exceeded my highest expectations!
Posted by Becky411
Dr M & staff are totally amazing!!! He will give you exactly what you want and tell you his true opinions. I am so pleased to choose him as my doctor and have faith that everything will be the way I want them to be. I would recommend Dr M to anyone because he is one of the few doctors that I have experienced that is very honest and will not make you feel comfortable on your decisions.
Posted by Tes Tes
This guy rocks. I've had a lot of Doctors in and out of my life. By far, he surpassed all if them. He's so nice, personable, and really appears to care. On the other side, he will spend a lot of time talking to you about what you really want, so he understands and knows what to do for you. Here is a song reference, my apologies for those that never heard this artist. If I was gonna go pop some tags, I would want to take Dr. MEADE with me because he is EFF'N AWESOME!! Seriously, pick him. HE'S THE BEST!!!!!!! Ignore my crazy song reference, if that helps.
Posted by CarolineMendez0101
He improved the appearance of my breasts considerably! I would highly recommend him to anyone. I felt very comfortable with his expertise and care. Now, I can walk around with my head up high and live life with low self-esteem because of how my breast used to look. Thank you so much Dr. Meade!!!!!
Posted by AudreyHems00
I am really really pleased with the work that Dr. Meade and the staff has performed with the reconstruction of my right breast and for fixing my left breast. The physician that did it the first time did not do a good job at all, but Dr. Meade was able to help with that. I feel happy and my confidence is higher because of him!
Posted by Caroline031
My experience with at Dr. Meade’s office has been great. Dr. Meade is super sweet and very professional. I now know that I have a Dr. to fall back on when I need one. I couldn't be any happier than I am today. He changed my life for sure and I would definitely recommend him. This was a 5 star experience!
Posted by Gloria061
I came to Dr. Meade after a diagnose. It was a difficult time for me and he was truly a god send. He took his time, talked me through all of my options and worked with my breast surgeon. You got me through this. I am so very pleased with the result and am so appreciative of Dr. Meade and his staff.
Posted by Julz09
Dr. Meade and his staff have been nothing but WONDERFUL to me. I was extremely nervous in making this huge decision. I had met with a few plastic surgeons before choosing Dr. Meade. After searching everywhere for a surgeon that I would feel comfortable with my friend recommended Dr. Meade and I set up a consultation with him. My visit with him was smooth, honest, and extremely comfortable. I can’t stress enough how important it is for a patient to feel comfortable with their surgeon. The decision is nerve wrecking enough and knowing you are in good hands makes things a little less scary. At the end of my consultation I went ahead and pretty much set up my surgery date. I had my breast reduction last May and besides the redness of my scars I’ve healed very well. I know Dr. Meade had my best interest at heart in getting me down to the size I wanted. He was honest about the entire procedure and I loved that. I will be having a scar revision this September to fix my scars. The reason I was scarred this way is because I went down a WHOLE lot! It was a huge change for me but I’m loving my new size. I don’t have to go through the frustration of not finding cute tops or bras anymore. I’ve been told by so many friends and family that my new breast size fits my body so well and that I even look thinner. Love everything about my experience! The entire staff that I dealt with was so kind and loving. Dr. Meade, Janie, Becky, & Cris I can’t thank you enough for making, what was a very scary decision, a piece of cake. I have no worries for my upcoming scar revision because I know I will be in good hands.
Posted by Hailey0652
The staff was very professional-I received excellent results on my breast reduction. I was shocked to see how quick the healing process was... I highly recommend this office. Dr. Meade and his entire staff were kind and helpful.
Posted by Patty0645
I am very happy with the care I got at Dr. Meade’s office. Every single time I visit, I've had him put in new breast implants. As always the experience was wonderful. It was so much easier than I thought and I love the results!I would most definitely come back for my next set of boobs! Thank you Dr. Meade.
Posted by MariaJackson064
My story begins in 2008 when I was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer at the age of 52. I endured a double mastectomy with expanders, chemo, and radiation, expander removal and implant replacement and nipple reconstruction. I was just about at the end of my reconstruction when my I contracted an infection in my right implant and was hospitalized once again. The doctors tried to save it but could not and it was removed with nothing put in its place. It left me significantly disfigured!! I was told implants were no longer an option for me and my only option to be whole again was a TRAM Flap. This procedure is very difficult not only for the patient but for the dr. as well. It’s a 14 hour procedure where my tummy tissue was used to create 2 new breasts. My plastic surgeon at the time no longer did these procedures so I went on a search to find one that did……and found Dr Meade.
Posted by Rosemary061
From the first day I met him, I knew I was in the right place. He has such a caring demeanor!! He not only saw my disfigurement but I really felt like he too felt the emotional pain that I tried so hard to keep hidden from the world. Since that day, he and I have been through a TRAM Flap 10 hour surgery, a couple of minor surgeries to tweak things and get them just right, nipple reconstruction and tattooing. I just went for my last follow up this past week and we both are so amazed at his work. My breasts are BEAUTIFUL!! They are even better than my originals and the best part are they are truly mine…..no implants. No chance for rejection in my future and I now have peace of mind that I have truly reached the end of my reconstruction road… finally.
Posted by Melinda6241
I must say, I really prefer my "real" breasts over the implants. I think because I knew the implants weren't really mine, every time I looked at them it reminded me of what I’d lost. Now, with my perky new real breasts, I just see ME…the new ME. I feel young again. Sure there are some scars but those are fading fast and soon I won’t be able to see them at all. Oh, I almost forgot to mention, with a FLAP, you get a tummy tuck to boot!! You get a flat tummy AND perky breasts!!
Posted by CarmenV
Dr. Meade is a caring compassionate doctor who never hurries through your appointment.
Posted by TrinhLan
I wanted to thank Dr. Meade so much for wonderful experience I had at your center. (As wonderful as surgery goes). He made me feel so comfortable and even allowed me back in the building after my crazy friend's jokes!! :) I'm so happy with my results and wanted him to know that I will refer EVERY person I love and care about to you for any similar need. I just can't thank him enough for the "A level" service.
Posted by JadeQui
It has been such a pleasure getting to know Dr. Meade and his staff over the past year. They have all been fabulous! I wanted to thank him so much for changing my physically and mentality with my surgery. I have so much more confidence in myself. Now I love wearing sleeveless dresses and tops!!! Thank you!
Posted by BeaLynn
What a difference he has made in my life! I had carefully chosen Dr. Meade as my plastic surgeon, for breast augmentation after scouring every single surgeon within a 50 mile radius of me. Dr. Meade stood out, by far, as not only the most personable, but beyond other's average surgeon skills as well. I have been noted as having an "over analyzing" type personality, and I wanted to be certain that my surgeon was able to create a natural look with this procedure. Too many times, I have seen women who have undergone breast augmentation to only secretly think to myself (ugh, she looked better before, now she looks fake!). I will say this was my biggest feat (looking fake). Dr. Meade was so very accompanying to my fears, worries and many anxieties. He called me and talked with me on the phone to answer more questions even after 2 full in person consults. After all, this is a huge decision, it's the only body you have and you should think carefully who you choose. After much (much) consideration and nervousness, I was finally excited and at ease, with Dr. Meade's help of course. I trusted and believed in his skills and the procedure.
Posted by SherrieHeart
By getting rid of my "Mommy Tummy" I continue to walk tall and proud. I go to the gym now and blend right in even when working out next to girls half my age :). Although, not wanting to be a teenager again I have a new motto in life, "be the best I can at my age" and since my surgery I am so very dedicated to keeping that good!
Posted by AvaRam
Wow, where do I start…. I guess first thing is “Thank you” for giving me my self confidence back. It’s been three years since my tummy tuck & breast lift and I still wake up every morning amazed at how pleased I am with your work. So… Moving forward three years later, I knew that the surgery you performed has given me the boost I needed to realized that I can still have an overall younger, healthy looking body even at 43 years old.
Posted by Carol90088
Dr. Meade and his staff were amazing. He helped me choose an implant that would give me a natural appearance that would be proportionate to my size and frame.
Posted by AnnaBananas
After the shock of finding out I had breast cancer, I started praying that God would help me find the right doctor to help me thru a difficult time. I know without a doubt that He put Dr. Meade and his staff in my life. I knew the first day I met with him, that he would be the doctor I chose. I can never say enough about him. His wisdom helped me make choices that were very hard and he was so patient and understanding with me.
Posted by LovelyBeautiful
Posted by MeliJaci
At the age of 46, I was not happy with a lot of changes my body was going through. I had a friend who had just had a tummy tuck and breast lift who was very pleased with her results and highly recommended her surgeon, Dr. Ricardo Meade. I called and set up a consult with Dr. Meade and he not only made me feel comfortable, he made me fell like his goal was not to please himself, but to make sure the outcome pleased me. I must also say I did go for a second opinion only to find there was no comparison. I did call to set up a surgery appointment with Dr. Meade and still today have no regrets. One of my first experiences after surgery I will never forget is my husband and I were at a high school football game one Friday night and my husband put his arm around me. I noticed he was rubbing my ribs below my breasts and commented, "It's been a long time since I felt ribs there, I generally use to hit your breast instead". My request to Dr. Meade was to put my breasts back on my chest where they belong and get them off my stomach and that he did. It has been 6 months now since my surgery and i can't tell you the difference I see when I look in the mirror. I have no regrets at all. The last thing I would want to tell anyone this is looking for a surgeon, "You will not be disappointed if you make your appointment with Dr. Ricardo Meade".
Posted by MandaNava
The tummy tuck was the best thing I have done for myself in years. My only regret is that I did not do it earlier. After losing my weight, I tried everything to get rid of the unwanted fat(skin). If only I had a penny for all the sit ups that I did for the last year, I would be a rich lady. I had no idea you could remove 14 pounds from my stomach. Thank you so much!!
Posted by Robyn_C
Dr. Meade is a miracle worker! My scars and overall look of my breasts from a previous Dr. are so much better. The day of surgery was 100% more professional. He and his staff are the best! They always made me feel special and informed me about my procedures in detail. I have and will continue to recommend Dr. Meade.
Posted by Plano girl
Dr. Meade was very helpful and not trying to push one implant size or another. His office staff is very nice. They made everything easy.
Posted by LoreAya5
Dr. Meade did an amazing job! I couldn't be more pleased with my reduction. Not only has the pain in my neck disappeared, my clothes fit better, my appearance is so much more pleasing to myself. I've received so many compliments! Thank you so much for your continued personal, invested care of your patients. It's so refreshing to receive a new standard of care in a very traditional field such as medicine.
Posted by ValHunt75
My life has changed since my face lift. I look years and years younger and feel great! It is amazing how it's changed my face. I no longer look tired. Nothing is sagging either. :) I thought about waiting to have the surgery since I am only in my 50's but I wanted to look great today and for the next 10 years or so. Why wait?! Today is NOW!!
Posted by blc253
I had been wanting to do a tummy tuck for a long time but didn't know which doctor to go to. A friend recommended Dr Meade and I felt very comfortable when I met with him. He spent a lot of time explaining the procedure to me and his staff was so nice...it was a very pleasant experience from the first consult to my post-op visits. I am so happy and couldn't ask for better results....his work is AWESOME! I have other procedures that I want him to do and have referred many of my friends to him.
Posted by KayC6
I just wanted everyone to know how pleased I am with my "fillers". I had very little swelling and bruising and my face looks fabulous! I sincerely appreciate Dr Meade's thinking of me and allowing me to benefit from this procedure. He and his staff are absolutely THE BEST and I am so grateful for our relationships. I wish you all the very best!
Posted by Alex777108
My friend works for him.. several friends now have done some work w/ him and are very happy so that's why decided to trust him!
Treatments offered at Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute
Education / Training
Medical: ITESM Medical School, 1997
Fellowship: Aesthetic & Cosmetic Surgery, Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute and UT Southwestern Medical School, 2006