About Richard Baxter, MD
Richard Baxter, MD practices in Mountlake Terrace at Plastic Surgery Clinic as a Plastic Surgeon, board certified by American Board of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Baxter was invited to join RealSelf in 2008, and has achieved "Distinguished Member" status. The doctor has 23 years of experience providing cosmetic and aesthetic medical services, and is a member of American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) and American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Dr. Baxter has hospital affiliations at Swedish Edmonds.
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Posted by gladidid
He's knowledgable, professional, and realistic in setting expectations, and so far his work looks great!
Posted by legallyblonde
Excellent medical care, expertise in this area, great job, great follow-up care, caring staff, professional service, board certified cosmetic surgeon and leader in this area.
Posted by MamaCass
I felt very comfortable with Dr. Baxter and his staff, I will have to wait to see if I am happy with the results.
Posted by jkl330
highly recommend Dr. Baxter to anyone who is considering getting plastic surgery. Dr. Baxter was recommended to me by a friend, who had her procedure done with him years ago. When I had my consultation with him, I immediately knew that I was going to go with Dr. Baxter and his staff. Everyone was very professional, answered the million questions I had for them, set realistic expectations and provided me with honest opinions and answers. And most importantly, they made me feel comfortable and trust that I was in good hands. I had my surgery last week and now in the "recovery stage." I feel great and absolutely love the results. My fiance, family and friends are extremely impressed and I am thrilled and very very happy with how everything turned out!! Every appointment and every contact I had with Dr. Baxter and his staff, has been amazing. Robin (nurse) has been awesome at providing me with reassurance that everything (from the pre-opp, the surgery to the post-op appointment) was going to be okay. And everything has been great~ Thank you Dr. Baxter and staff!! Definitely best plastic surgeon in the N.West!!
Posted by JeanneQ
Everyone at Dr. Baxter's office is professional, caring and very forthcoming about treatments and what you can expect in terms of expected outcome, downtime and discomfort. They steer you away from treatments that will give minimal or no results. Alicia, who's given me a facial and did the Ulthera treatment, is fabulous!
Posted by QSter
Thank you to Dr Baxter, Lori, Sarah, Robyn, and Lisa! Consulted with 4 different PS over 3 years and scheduled my MM after my 1st consult. Staff loyalty to me is equally important as patient loyalty and Dr Baxter has both.
Yes please! A new (Sexy) Mama: TummyTuck w/ breast augmentation and Lift (5 months PostOp) Seattle, Washington
Posted by ColelyOly
Dr. Baxter is truly a remarkable artist. He is soft spoken, but cares about each of his patients. He really does listen!
Posted by Michelle98109
Dr. B is an outstanding physician and a overall wonderful man. He's a good listener, thoroughly answers all questions and recommends the best solution based on your needs. His presence is very calming so you immediately feel comfortable. Dr B consulted with me and Alicia performed the treatments. Yes, it can be painful in certain areas but Alicia was constantly checking in on how I was feeling and took frequent breaks when it started feeling intense. She was very sweet and I really enjoyed our conversation. I highly recommend Ultherapy, Dr B and his amazing team.
Posted by ScoutWest
Dr was very professional and his office was impeccable! Friendly staff, and an amazing technician. He made me feel confident in my decision, and she helped me laugh through the uncomfortable zaps! Also, I didn't once feel awkward for being a guy in a cosmetic surgery office.
Posted by diannne
I liked the doctor and his front staff but felt his technician was wanting to get the procedure done and get out of there. I asked for pain meds as everyone says this is painful(Yikes! It is!) And she said no, "You will be able to tough it out."
Posted by Happy Lady
EXCELLENT DOC! Dr. B just preformed two surgeries on me Breast Augmentation & mini Tummy Tuck. I had 3 prior consults with highly rated docs around Seattle/Bellevue area...I just knew Dr.B was it when I met him. He's up-to date, knowledgeable, though quiet he has a great personaity and disposition. And more importantly a great surgeon with more options! Dont let any other staff personalities sway your decission, ask the doctor your questions directly ...remember nurses may not have all the answers, or the right answers. UPDATE: Excellent, personable staff & new nurse (well new to me). After over a year with Dr. Baxter as my surgeon I have given Dr. Baxter and his office staff all 5 stars. I feel comfortable and safe there, I would go to no other surgeon...even if I move I will fly back to see him.
Posted by SandraBinSeattle
I had asked about before and after pictures of Ultherapy patients. I was told they needed to work on their portfolio and didn't have any. However because Dr. Baxter is so prolific on Real Self I felt comfortable using him. However, now I think the reason they don't have any before & afters is because they don't follow up with patients. They have never called me.
Posted by Mommyslittlemonster
Dr. Baxter is a great surgeon who has changed my life. I am constantly still baffled as I look in the mirror- I can't believe my long-term fight with my body image has improved this much. All of his staff are amazing and made me feel super comfortable. Any little issue that came up for me during the recovery process was dealt with quickly and without reservation. Dr. Baxter's use of exparel during surgery kept me pain-free throughout recovery too, which is hard to believe considering all the things I had done. I feel like I made a really good choice when I picked him and I will never regret my decision to undergo my mommy makeover. Dr. Baxter did an awesome job on every part of it!
Posted by Mittens
A friend referred me
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Posted by ready4newbreast
a friend as well as research online
Posted by MotherOfFourPA
I can't say enough about Dr. Baxter or his staff; they are knowledgeable, friendly and made my experience enjoyable. I would encourage anyone considering a procedure to get a consult from Dr. Baxter...and its free!!
Posted by Mommyslittlemonster
Dr. Baxter is a great surgeon who has changed my life. I am constantly still baffled as I look in the mirror- I can't believe my long-term fight with my body image has improved this much. All of his staff are amazing and made me feel super comfortable. Any little issue that came up for me during the recovery process was dealt with quickly and without reservation. Dr. Baxter's use of exparel during surgery kept me pain-free throughout recovery too, which is hard to believe considering all the things I had done. I feel like I made a really good choice when I picked him and I will never regret my decision to undergo my mommy makeover.
Posted by angelat319
I had a tummy tuck and breast lift with Dr. Baxter. The doctor and his staff took a wonderful situation and made it great. I consulted with four doctors total. Dr. Baxter was worlds apart in his approach to my consultation. He made me feel comfortable, answered all my questions (of which there were many) and didn't try to "upsell" me. In fact, at one point, when I asked if I should consider liposuction in a certain area he told me he didn't feel the end result would justify the recovery and cost of the procedure. GASP! Dr. Baxter is a man of integrity. I felt supported the entire way, Sarah, Lori and Robin were always there to answer questions, give encouragement, root me on. This was my chance to return the favor. I don't regret it for a second and whole heartedly recommend Dr. Baxter if you're searching for a surgeon.
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