Baltimore Plastic Surgeon
1300 Bellona Avenue, Suite C
Lutherville, Maryland 21093 US

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Tummy Tuck/Abdominoplasty - $8,350 Total
Brazilian Butt Lift $10,300 2-areas Lipo-sculpting
Breast Aug with Silicone Implants $5,900 Total
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5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Cosmetic Surgery PERFECTION - Baltimore, MD

I'm very thankful to Dr. R and his staff for helping me feel better about me. I went to his office very uncertain and somewhat afraid. However, after my first visit I knew what I wanted to do and that I wanted Dr. R to do it! Dr. R and his staff were professional, attentive, warm and caring from first phone call to last post op picture. After visiting other doctors, I have no doubts that Dr. R and his staff are the tops in their field. When it's time to do something to my face, I'm going back to Dr. R!

5 out of 5 stars Arm Lift

I Couldn't Be Happier! - Baltimore

I has a list of question to ask, he answered before I had a chance to ask! The visit was not rushed and things were explained in detail. The entire office staff/family had my best interest at heart.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implants

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After lurking on this website for the past 3 years I finally decided to stop talking about the things I wanted and starting going after them. Dr. Rodriguez was very down to earth and very personable. He ask me why I wanted to have a breast augmentation and what I wanted done. He was having a special at the time for 5,500 so I decided it was now or never !!!

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Very Happy with my Results!

Hi everyone! I had my breast augmentation done by Dr. Rodrigues and i am extremely happy with my results. Let me tell you: the whole crew is amazing. From the moment i stepped into the office - i felt it was a right place and i got all the attention i needed. Dr. Rodrigues gave his suggestions to help me decide what size implant to use, but based on my desired look. I have no regrets, cause my...

5 out of 5 stars Liposuction

Amazing 1st Time Experience! - Baltimore, MD

AMAZING! 5 STAR. Dr. Rodriguez and his team are all so honest and awesome. They have answered all my millions of questions before and after my surgery so patienty and quickly, VIA: emails and phone calls. I'm in my mid 20's and I've always had subborn fat around my stomach area and my face. Even after exercising and keeping a health fit diet for years, these area would just not go away. I got lipo on my face- lower cheeks, love handles, the top and lower part of my stomach. I did a lot of research before I decided to choose the best Dr. in my area and Dr. Rodriguez is truly amazing! He explained everything to me before and made sure I was comfortable instead of rushing me and just trying to get my money. I would say the worst part was probably the 2nd and 3rd day when you feel the pain, but it was not as bad as I imagined. It's only been 3 weeks and I am so very satisified with my results. I can not wait till my final results after all the swelling and brusing completly goes away. I am now so confident when i'm naked or wearing clothes. I'm very SATISFIED. - anonymous

5 out of 5 stars Lip Lift

Good Experience. Good Result. - Baltimore, MD

I found him on the internet. He has a video on Youtube describing and demonstrating the procedure that I wanted. I was impressed when speaking to him on the telephone and decided he was the right person to do the procedure for me.

5 out of 5 stars Brazilian Butt Lift

BBL Surgery Schedule 11 Sept 2012 - Lutherville, MD

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5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Great Doctor - Baltimore, MD

The ratings are high becuase he was great. I am happy I checked him out. I found him online and he did want I wanted done. I talked to another doctor and he was going to charge me 10,000 dollars and give me work I didnt want. Dr. Ricardo Rodriguez was awesome. The prices I couldn't beat and he didn't try to sell me something I didn't need. Thank you for the great work! I had a great experience with my breast augmentation. He took the time to explain all my options and he answered my whole list of questions. :) Even after my surgery if I had questions or concerns he always made time to talk to me. I would recommend him to anyone I know. He is A+++++ in my book. If I ever want more work done I will be goes back. The staff was great too.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Amazing Experience. One of the Best Decisions in my Life - Baltimore, MD

Dr Rodriguez and his staff were amazing. They were all so kind, informative and attentive. Having surgery is a huge decision and everyone took their time to answer all of my questions and help me to make one of the most important decisions of my life. I love the results. I wouldn't change a thing. Thank you Dr. Rodriguez.

5 out of 5 stars Brazilian Butt Lift

Dr Ricardo Rodriguez Surpassed my Expectations! - Baltimore, MD

Prior to my procedure my body was square. I had a flat butt, no hips and barely had a waist. Now, my body is voluptious. I never new I could have this body. It was worth every single dime. I am so glad I selected Dr. Rodriguez.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery


American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

Consultation Fee

$60. Consult Cost applied towards Surgical Cost- no time limitation

Awards & Recognition

RealSelf Top Doctor

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Rodriguez has hospital affiliations at GBMC, St. Joseph, Northwest, Johns Hopkins.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BA in French Literature, Colgate University, 1976
    Medical: University of Wisconsin, 1980
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: General Surgery, Tulane University, Charity Hospital, 1981
    General Surgery, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, 1985
    Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 1988
    Fellowship: Head and Neck Surgery, Royal Marsden Hospital, London, England, 1986

Treatments offered at CosmeticSurg

Blog Posts and Articles

Adipose Stem Cells are an Abundant Source of Stem Cells

If you have been following along or reading any of my blog posts, you already know about my interest and passion for stem cells derived from fat tissue. Adipose Stem Cells are an abundant source of mescenchymal stem cells (MSC’s), and provide tremendous promise for many types of injury and diseases. For the past 4 years I have been on an amazing journey that has brought me in contact with brilliant scientists all over the world, taught me new skills, and opened a world of wonder in my...

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How to Help my Fat Survive After a BBL?

After the Brazilian Butt Lift surgery, the patient must not put pressure on the fat grafts for a period of 3 weeks. Ideally, not sit at all on the new... READ MORE

Fat Transfer for Under Eye Hollows

The area under the eye is full of pitfalls for any kind of therapy. First of all, there are two types of skin next to each other. There is eyelid skin... READ MORE

Could Frequent Sitting Affect Brazilian Butt Lift Results?

This is my recommendation for anybody having a Brazilian Butt Lift. DO NOT SIT AT ALL for three weeks. Trust me I have done hundreds, and revisions of... READ MORE

Thigh Liposuction Vs. Thigh Lift

First of all, a consult is essential, for there is a "touch and feel" element on the Doctor's part as to what he can accomplish with his... READ MORE

Bad Butt Implant for Male

Unlike most for most other procedure I do in Plastic Surgery, lean and muscular patients pose the biggest problem for buttocks augmentation. The first... READ MORE

Compression Garment Concerns After Lipo

Like Dr. Marosan a couple of posts above me, I'm a great fan of topifoam (or epifoam). I also recommend Spanx after the first couple of weeks. The... READ MORE

What is the max amount of cc you can get in each cheek for a BBL?

I looked at my most recent 100 Brazilian Butt Lift cases a few years ago and can tell you that my average patient gets approximately 580cc of fat... READ MORE

Tummy tuck - What is the best way to "pack" or keep the navel open?

A navel needs too be kept open for 2 reasons: A non healing wound or a scar that is contracting.Non healing wound: Use a Q-tip dipped in hydrogen... READ MORE

Fat Injections - Can It Be Permanent?

If you frequent various plastic surgery blogs, there is a wide variation in the types of techniques that surgeons are using. Thus, there is a wide... READ MORE

How Long Does Fat Transfer for Lip Ehancement Last?

I love doing fat grafts. Buttocks, thighs, breasts, scars, cheeks, temples, you name it. I have even done fat grafts on feet! But there is something... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Rodriguez

Ricardo L. Rodriguez, MD has shared 335 before and after pictures with 1,777 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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Browlift vs. Eyelift Comparison for Natural Results

Dr. Ricardo L. Rodriguez explains why he believes that a browlift is a more natural way to rejuvenate the upper eyelids than an eyelift. WATCH VIDEO

Learn Why a Body Lift Is an Ideal Procedure After Weight Loss

Dr. Ricardo Rodriguez discusses how a body lift is an ideal procedure for those who have recently lost weight or for patients with a lot of excess skin as a result of massive weight loss. WATCH VIDEO

Lip Lift vs. Lip Augmentation: Which Is Right for Me?

Dr. Ricardo Rodriguez discusses two common characteristics for beautiful lips and how some patients interested in a lip augmentation may be better suited for a lip lift for achieving their desired outcome. WATCH VIDEO

How to Get a Flat Stomach: Tummy Tuck or Exercise?

Dr. Rodriguez discusses the tummy tuck procedure and how to determine whether more exercise or a tummy tuck might be right for you. WATCH VIDEO

How to Make Sure Your Surgeon is Board-Certified

Learn more from Dr. Ricardo L. Rodriguez about what board certification means, why it is important and how to tell if your plastic surgeon is board certified. WATCH VIDEO

How Is the Fat Processed For a Fat Transfer?

Dr. RIcardo Rodriguez explains the three top techniques for fat processing, so here's how your fat is treated before it's re-injected. WATCH VIDEO

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