Dr. Richard N. Hess, MD - Tucson, AZ - Hand Surgery, Plastic Surgery Open Now

Dr. Richard N. Hess, MD

Hand Surgery, Plastic Surgery
Tucson, AZ 85741
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Patients’ Perspective

  • On-time appointments
  • Good bedside manner

About Richard N. Hess MD

Dr. Richard N. Hess, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Tucson, AZ. He has 40 years of experience. His specialties include Hand Surgery, Plastic Surgery. Dr. Hess is affiliated with Oro Valley Hospital. He speaks English and Spanish.


Hess & Sandeen Plastic Surgery

7436 N La Cholla Blvd Tucson, AZ 85741


Dr. Richard N. Hess has the following 2 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Richard N. Hess has the following 6 areas of expertise

  • Dermabrasion
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Hair Restoration
  • Skin Cancer
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Laser Resurfacing


40 Years Experience

University Of Arizona College Of Medicine

Graduated in 1983

Strong Memorial Hospital


Insurance Plans Accepted by Dr. Richard N. Hess

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Savings Plus of AZ
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS AZ Neighborhood Network MRF
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Health Net AZ PPO HSA
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana Tucson HMOx
  • Medicare
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Richard N. Hess

Dr. Hess is a cosmetic, plastic and reconstructive surgeon. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles with degrees in Biology and Chemistry. He then attended the University of Arizona Medical School and graduated in the top third of his class. He performed his general surgical internship and residency at the Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency program.

He then completed his plastic surgical residency at the University of Rochester’s Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, New York. Dr. Hess also spent six months to further study microsurgery and facial reconstruction at Roswell Park Memorial Institute in Buffalo, New York. His special interests throughout his training have been in cosmetic and hand surgery.

He has also had special training in the use of lasers. Dr. Hess is an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS.). His tenure as the Section Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery was from 1989 – 2000. Dr. Hess performs many of his cosmetic procedures at Northwest Tucson Surgery Center.

For those patients requiring a hospital setting, Dr. Hess is an active staff member at Northwest Medical Center and Oro Valley Hospital. Dr. Hess performs his procedures (other than those under local anesthesia) only in accredited medical facilities and he utilizes only board certified anesthesiologists. Dr. Hess and his staff strive to maintain the highest quality of care in a comfortable environment to meet the personal needs of each patient.