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Dr. Richard Vanik, MD

Plastic Surgeon

Call (713) 981-7900

Physician Biography

Dr. Richard Vanik earned undergraduate degrees in biology and zoology at the University of Washington in Seattle, a medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine and a law degree from the University of Houston Law Center. He finished an internship and residency in general surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin Hospitals in Milwaukee and a second residency in plastic surgery at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. He completed a fellowship in hand surgery and advanced training in microsurgery in at the University of Louisville (Kentucky) Hospitals.

In practice since 1977, Dr. Vanik is board certified in plastic surgery with added qualifications in surgery of the hand. His primary clinical interests are plastic surgery, breast augmentation, cosmetic surgery, hand surgery, liposuction and skin cancer. The cornerstones of Dr. Vanik’s practice are his extensive experience, success with difficult plastic surgery problems and thoughtful approach to patients’ needs.

Dr. Vanik is a clinical assistant professor at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Texas Medical Association, Harris County Medical Association and the State Bar of Texas.

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Primary Office

Phone: (713) 981-7900
Fax: (713) 774-5119

Mon 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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