Gainesville Plastic Surgeon
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Gainesville, Florida 32607 US
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5 out of 5 stars Breast Implants

"Gummy Bears" by Dr. Sadove (Best BA Surgeon in the Country!) - Gainesville, FL

Dr. Sadove is most experienced breast augmentation surgeon with cohesive silicone gel anatomical implants in the United States- yet he's so modest and doesn't even mention this to his patients (I've done my research and learned this on my own)! He's the kind of surgeon who allows his work to speak for itself; and his work is screaming "beautiful"!

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implant Revision

42 Year-old Active Mom with Prior Breast Augmentation and Persistent Pain and Implant Movement - Gainesville, FL

Dr. Sadove is warm, friendly, personable and treated me more than as a patient. I felt truly cared for. His office is 1.5 hours away but now I go and see him for everything.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implant Revision

13 Year Old Collapsed Breast Implant Removal & ReAugmentation - Gainesville, FL

Dr. Sadove is very professional, compassionate and extremely intelligent. He's never in a hurry when consulting with you. I give his staff a 10 ! All caring and loving. Also, the office made financing for the procedure available which helped enormously.

5 out of 5 stars Sientra Breast Implants

Amazing Gummy Bear Implants! -Gainesville, FL

I did research and found him to be the most qualified to do Sientra gummy bear implants. My implants are the new tear drop shaped cohesive implants. Thesd implants are only available through sientra brand. I was going for a natural look not round. I did not want my aerolas redone so he left them big as they appear this pic. i am still pretty sore 6 days post op but he had so much work to redo it was expected. no infection no issues afterwards

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Very Knowledgeable! - Gainesville, FL

I felt really at ease after meeting Dr. S. He explained the procedure that was going to be taking place in full and answered any questions I had. He did an excellent job and I would recommend him to anyone!

5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

Salon Owner / Cosmetoligist - Gainesville, FL

Very professional and caring Listens to the concerns of others and works exceedingly above expectations I would trust him to do any other cosmetic surgery of any kind and I plan on more

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implants

"Gummy Bear" Breast Augmentation 24 yr 5'3 115lbs RN - Gainesville,FL

As I mentioned above about Dr. Sadove, I was very happy with my decision to get a breast augmentation with him. I had to drive a few hours to see him, but it was well worth my time as he was very informative and supportive of my decision for the procedure. I was not very educated with the different implants and locations I could get the implants and he patiently explained every detail making sure I understood. Dr. Sadove made me feel very comfortable and safe through every step of the way and even 1 year later, ensures that I am still happy with my results---which I am!

5 out of 5 stars Facelift

Had Too Much Saggy Skin and Eyes Were Droopy - Gainesville, FL

Dr. Sadove is a remarkable surgeon, who is an extremely talented, caring person who tells you the way it is and helps you decide the best way of doing things to make you look fabulous. His whole staff (from his office to the surgery center were #1) I would trust him with my life, which I did , in many procedures. I would recommend no other Dr. to put all my faith in other than Dr Sadove

2 out of 5 stars Acne Scars Treatment

Acne Procedure - Gainesville, FL

He didn't give much information about the actual procedure. The dos & don't pre and post surgery- I had to initiate asking. Nor was he very informative about the cons of the surgery. All of my concerns he basically negated with a one to 2 sentence quick rebuttal, not belaying my fears at all. I ultimately went forward with the procedure as I thought it was my only option. I was unhappy with...

5 out of 5 stars Sculptra Aesthetic

Phyllis - Gainesville, FL

I absolutely ADORE Dr. Sadove. He is the most wonderful man- so sweet, kind, & compassionate. He has a really good heart & meeting w/ him in his office felt more like meeting w/ a friend than a doctor. He made me feel so comfortable. I truly felt like he really cared about what was in my best interest. He certainly is not a "pushy surgeon" at all! He has amazing skill & talent, & took the time to really listen to my concerns. He is just amazing. Not often do you find a doctor who is really good at what he does & has a lovely personality. Dr. Sadove has both. I feel truly blessed & honored to have been a pt of Dr. Sadove's.

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Personal Statement

My style, skills There is no greater profession than to be a Plastic Surgeon. I am so blessed to have had the parents and teachers who made me who I am. First, we are human beings, next we are physicians, and then we are plastic surgery specialists.
My style is to listen to what you want.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery


American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

Consultation Fee

Free. free if you mention

Awards & Recognition

First Place Award Research by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Professional Recognition:
Fulbright Professorship
Facial Plastic Surgery Editor, Aesthetic Surgery Journal
RealSelf Top Doctor

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Sadove has hospital affiliations at North Florida Regional Medical Center.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: Washington University
    Medical: Rush College of Medicine
  • Post-Medical School Training

    General Surgery
    Plastic Surgery
    Fellowship: Genito-urinary Reconstructive Surgery

Treatments offered at Sadove Cosmetic Surgery

Blog Posts and Articles

Sadove, R. Liposuction Only Breast Reduction, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Vol. 29, No. 1, 2005

Liposuction of the female breast is a procedure which has its place in the armementatrium of the plastic surgeon. Women who suffer from macromastia who are unwilling to accept scars on their

Sadove, R. Transconjuctival Septal Suture Repair for Lower Eyelid Bags , Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 120(2):521-529, Au

Too often patients treated for lower eyelid bags had changes in the shape of their eyes. This was due to the cutting of the muscle in the eyelid in order to gain access to the fat pads. This article demonstrates the authors significant experience with

Sadove, R. PolyGlycolic Acid Injection for the Treatment of Facial Acne,

the results from sculptra in acne scar for atrophic acne scar are nothing short of fantastic. It is a true revolution in the care of this terrible problem. Most oft

33. Sadove, R. Cohesive Gel Naturally – Shaped Breast Implants, Aesthetic Surgery Journal, 23(1): 63-64, January 2003

Cohesive Gel Anatomic Gummy Bear Breast Implants these are the most popular implants in the world and the best they should be approved by the FDA

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Advice for Neck-lift Revision. 56, good skin tone & stable weight who had SMAS facelift/neck lift under GA 4 months ago (Photo)

Sorry to read about your experience. There is much to tell you.First you should know that of the common complications for neckplasty, "the skin... READ MORE

What’s the Best Dermal Filler for Acne Scars?

If you have ice pick- deep narrow scars they are best treated by cutting them out with a biopsy punch and suturing the hole closed with a file suture.... READ MORE

Will I Benefit from a Facelift?

Hello Those below who advised that you not have a face lift are correct. Have you seen a dentist regarding the relationship of your teeth? READ MORE

What is the difference in incisions between lower face lift, mini lift and/or neck lift?

Dear BunnyThanks for the great question. Surgeons are not all the same. All have their own preferences. I will answer you based upon my 30 years of... READ MORE

I want a BBL and Tummy tuck bad! Can I do both in one surgery? Is it safe? (photo)

Be aware that the safety of BBL is under International Review. There have been deaths associated with fat grafting to the buttocks. You should follow ... READ MORE

Will I get round/perky breast with implant only, no lift? (Photos)

Agree with doc below who suggested X high profile style 410 gummy bears. You will always be able to have a small lift later if you wish. Would need... READ MORE

I need advice on what to do to make my face look younger. I have tried fillers and Botox but I am still not happy. (Photo)

The answer is that a facelift will do a great deal to return your face shape to the oval of youth. A we age the jowls create a square shape in our... READ MORE

I want simple explant. As long as the capsule is soft will the pocket close by itself & whats chance of fluid build-up?

Hi GailskiI too do not remove a capsule unless it is greatly thickened and hard with calcium( see my photo gallery).My experience is that a drain in... READ MORE

Thigh (Circumferential Liposuction) Isn't Recommended Because of Swelling and Lengthened Recovery. Is This True?

Total thigh suction was often discussed by Dr Richard Mladick in Virginia Beach. It is not a matter of being so difficult for the patient to recover... READ MORE

Second Failed Platysmaplasty What Can I Do Now?

Sorry to hear of your experience Having treated many such patients, I can tell you that you are not alone. Open "carpet" suction on... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Sadove

Richard Sadove, MD has shared 298 before and after pictures with 500 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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Videos by Richard Sadove, MD

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Choosing the Right Size for Breast Implants

Dr. Richard Sadove discusses what goes into deciding the right breast implant size for you, as well as the importance of doctor-patient communication. WATCH VIDEO

What to Expect in Breast Augmentation Recovery

Dr. Richard Sadove explains why recovery is very dependent upon how the operation is done. Rip and tear of the muscle is not the same as a meticulous dissection with little bleeding. WATCH VIDEO

Labiaplasty vs. Vaginal Tightening and Clitoral Hood Reduction

Dr. Richard Sadove explains the difference between labiaplasty, vaginal tightening, and clitoral hood reduction. He describes why labiaplasty is the right choice for those concerned with loose or excess skin around the labia. WATCH VIDEO

What Does Labiaplasty Treat?

Dr. Richard Sadove clarifies why many women undergo labiaplasty and the variety of concerns it can treat. This procedure is not to be confused with vaginal tightening. WATCH VIDEO

How to Get Rid of Acne Scars on Your Cheeks

Dr. Richard Sadove explains why lasers and chemical peels are not the answer to treating facial acne scarring. He introduces subcision as an option to treat the scars deeper than the skin's surface. WATCH VIDEO

Why Do My Breast Implants Look Deformed When I Flex?

Dr. Richard Sadove explains why breast implants look strange or deformed when flexing. He explains the condition called animation deformity, which is typically caused due to breast implants being placed under the muscle. WATCH VIDEO

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