Dallas Plastic Surgeon
9101 N. Central Expressway , Suite 600
Dallas, Texas 75231 US

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5 out of 5 stars Breast Implant Revision

Wonderful experience!

Dr. Meade is personable, friendly and takes his time with you to make sure that you know exactly what you want and therefore he knows what you want. He made the process so easy and comfortable for me. He did a remarkable job and somehow managed to give me a cleavage that I didn't have before. Dr. Meade went out of his way to explain everything to my husband after surgery. His...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

I could not be happier with my results!

I had an amazing experience with Dr. Meade and his team. He has a great bedside manner and really worked with me to make sure I would be satisfied with the size and type of implant I chose. I wanted to feel full and feminine without looking top heavy, and he listened to all of my concerns and helped me choose the perfect size. My only regret is not having this done sooner! My recovery was...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction

Breast Reconstruction - Dallas, TX

Dr. Ricardo Meade is an amazing, supportive and encouraging doctor. At my consultation he and his medical assistant, Angela, were calming and very informative. At each follow-up appointment, I always felt well informed and encouraged. They would answer all my questions and describe step by step the procedure they were about to complete. I am very pleased with the outcome of my surgery.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction

BC Reconstruction - Dr Meade & Team Are Awesome - Dallas, TX

Had double mastectomy with immediate reconstruction post chemotherapy for triple negative breast cancer. Breast surgeon removed breast tissue, plastic surgeon added tissue expanders and a few months later swapped those out for silicone implants. Very happy with result - looks completely natural and amazing!

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implant Removal

My Best Decision! Explant After 35 Years - 63 Yrs Old – 300CC Silicone - Subglandular – No Lift – Dallas, TX

The information, pictures and stories on RealSelf helped to reassure me that explant without a lift was the right decision for me. I hope my story will help other women make their own decision as to what is best for them. Here is my story. I honestly got my implants in 1981 because I wanted boobies! I was flat chested – like a boy, and the thought of having sexy boobs just thrilled and e...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

I would so see dr Meade again! - Dallas, TX

I was recommended Dr Meade from a friend who had breast reconstruction after cancer. I am so happy with my decision! I had a tummy tuck and arm lift after having lost over 100 lbs from gastric sleeve in 2012. Dr Meade is very kind and understanding. He will answer any questions during your consultation. My recovery was phenomenal and I am so happy with my results!! His staff is wonderful...

5 out of 5 stars Mommy Makeover

Enjoying my new shape!

I have two wonderful children which I breastfed each for one year. My body recovered quite well after the first one, but not after the second. My weight has been stable for several years and I have decided I can no longer stand the tire around my waist. I thought well, if I'm going under anesthesia for the tummy tuck, I might as well get the lift also. Reality is setting in...

5 out of 5 stars Brazilian Butt Lift

My New Body Transformation

I wanted to do it because I was tired of working out and not getting any results. I tried so many diets and some worked, but a lot of them did not. I must say that I was ready for a change and wanted the look of a more refined person. I am definitely finer and more shapely. I had my skepticisms at first, but found that after much research and talking to Dr. M, I felt more confident and...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction

He's, Hands Down, THE BEST! -Dallas, TX

I had breast cancer. I chose DIEP Flap reconstruction. This includes a tummy tuck and rebuilding the breast from your stomach. Who would think this could even happen. WOW! Price was lower because I have great insurance, so pretty sure this would be expensive without it. Most with insurance would be covered, I would think.

5 out of 5 stars Brazilian Butt Lift

Brazilian Butt Lift - Dallas, TX

I am 22 year old fairly active lifestyle (lean legs) but had problem areas around my mid section and back. My fat distribution was categorized as APPLE SHAPED (woman's worst NIGHTMARE) vs. the feminine pear shape. I decided that a brazilian butt augmentation would be ideal. Cons: Very uncomfortable sleeping the first week because you can only lay on your sides and stomach your hip...

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery


American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

Consultation Fee

If you mention RealSelf.com the consultation with DoctorMeade is $50. DOES NOT INCLUDE Buttock Augmentation consultations which are $100.

Awards & Recognition

RealSelf Top Doctor

Hospital Privileges

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.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: ITESM Med School, Monterrey, Mexico, 1994
    Medical: ITESM Medical School, 1997

  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, 2005
    Fellowship: Aesthetic & Cosmetic Surgery, Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute and UT Southwestern Medical School, 2006

Treatments offered at Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute

Blog Posts and Articles

How Many Breast Implant Options Do You Really Need?

A recent article posted on the plastic surgery site, RealSelf talks about how the NATRELLE® INSPIRA® line of 5th generation silicone breast implants offers over 400 different options for a custom profile and appearance. To many women, this may sound like they'll have as many choices as they could ever need to achieve the look they hope to see. In reality, though, too many options may end up feeling overwhelming instead. And even more importantly, the decision of which implant...

5 Ways to Custom-Tailor Your Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation is one of the most common plastic surgery procedures performed for women worldwide. With women of so many different shapes, sizes, ages and backgrounds seeking breast augmentation, this elective surgery is far from a one-size-fits-all solution to a woman's cosmetic concerns. For the best breast augmentation results, your plastic surgeon will need to custom-tailor your procedure to fit your body type and needs, helping to ensure that you have the best possible...

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Breast Augmentation Recovery: What Can I Expect?

If your implants are placed submuscular (under the muscle) then I suggest no gym for 6 weeks. If they're over the muscle then you can get back almost... READ MORE

What Garment to Use Post BBL? Worried Mine Is Too Tight. (photo)

In general, garments should be snug after liposuction but not after fat grafting. For this operation, since you've had both then a good... READ MORE

Could Having Sex Effect the Results of Your BBL?

Normally I recommend 6 wks of no exercise and about 3 or 4 of no intercourse after this typer of operation. For some it's simply not going to... READ MORE

Brazilian Butt Lift Reabsorption Concern?

It can happen. It usually doesn't more than about twenty or even thirty percent. I used to tell patients up to sixty percent so they would expect... READ MORE

Swelling Has Increased After Stopping Compression and Resuming Exercise. What to Do?

6 weeks is our magic number for healing, it just sounds like you need more time. Keep the garment on, switch over to something more comfortable that... READ MORE

Underwire Bra and Breast Implants, Safe?

I allow my patients to wear underwire bras one month after surgery. Even push up's are fine. Make sure it's not too tight. You just had them made... READ MORE

Will 250-275cc Silicone Breast Implant Result in a C Cup?

Smilee, If you feel like you believe these blogs more than in your plastic surgeon, you don't need another implant...you need another plastic surgeon... READ MORE

Can I Get a BBL Even if I Have Severe Cellulite on My Butt?

I've operated on dimpling before with the intention of correction of the dimpling. I've modified the technique in fat transfer to less... READ MORE

Is There a Safe Brazilian Butt Lift Under $2000?

No there is not a safe BBL under that price. There isn't any plastic surgery operation for that price range. READ MORE

What is Average Time for Drains to Stay in After Tummy Tuck?

Often, after a tummy tuck is performed there are drains needed. On ocassion, a mini tummy tuck will not require a drain at all but this is for a tiny... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Meade

Ricardo A. Meade, MD has shared 127 before and after pictures with 730 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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Anatomic Breast Implants Provide Fullness Without Looking Fake

Dr. Ricardo Meade explains how breast implants are trending more toward anatomical or teardrop breast implants and away from your mother's perfectly round implants. WATCH VIDEO

Fat Transfer With Breast Implants For Added Softness

To add a bit more fullness and softness to the breast during an augmentation, Dr. Ricardo Meade likes to add some of the patient's own fat to the area. WATCH VIDEO

Fat Transfers and Combo Procedures Are Rising in Popularity

On the whole, combination procedures combining some type of liposuction followed by a transfer of the harvested fat are on the rise. WATCH VIDEO

Fat Transfers Combo Procedure Recovery: Plan Way Ahead

Recovering from a combination procedure such as a Brazilian butt lift and tummy tuck or a BBL and breast augmentation require at least two weeks and a lot of R&R. WATCH VIDEO

Are Celebrity Photos an Acceptable Jumping Off Point?

Dr. Ricardo Meade points out that the patient who brings in a photo of the celebrity saying they don't want to go that big is the best patient. He says that setting reasonable expectations is the first step to being satisfied. WATCH VIDEO

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