Dr. Richard Nadal is an exciting new addition to the Aesthetic Institute for Plastic Surgery practice. He is board-certified in both plastic and reconstructive surgery with a specialty in breast surgeries and tummy tuck surgery. With decades of education, training, and experience under his belt, Dr. Nadal knows how to give every patient the results they have been dreaming of.
About Dr. Nadal
Dr. Nadal has a passion for learning, as he has received far more training and education than is required for his profession. His commitment to his field has allowed him to become one of the most sought-after plastic surgeons in Miami. Dr. Nadal can speak English and Spanish, so clients from either language can feel comfortable in their consultations with him. He is licensed to practice medicine and plastic surgery in Puerto Rico and the state of Florida.
Training and Accomplishments
Dr. Richard D. Nadal completed his undergraduate studies at Tulane University, earning a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. He then went on to receive his medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine, in 1979. After this, he completed his general surgery training at the University of Florida in Jacksonville and Georgetown University in Washington, DC.
After medical school, Dr. Nadal completed over two years of plastic surgery training at Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis, Indiana, including six months of head and neck surgery at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. He finished his training with a six-month fellowship in aesthetic plastic surgery at the prestigious Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital affiliated with NYU. After eight years of surgical training, Dr. Nadal was then certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) in 1989.
Dr. Nadal has participated in various surgical missions where he has volunteered his services to repair cleft lip and palate deformities in rural Ipiales, Colombia. These missions have been some of the most rewarding experiences of his life, and he hopes to be able to do this work again at some point in the near future.
Dr. Richard D. Nadal is a member of the following professional organizations:
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery:
Made up of 2,600 plastic surgeons worldwide, this society is devoted to the advancement of cosmetic surgery.
American Society of Plastic Surgeons:
The largest plastic surgery specialty organization in the world.
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons:
A title given only to a surgeon who’s education, qualifications, surgical competence, and ethical conduct have passed a rigorous evaluation.
Colegio de Medicos-Cirujanos de Puerto Rico:
An organization that brings together all the doctors in Puerto Rico.