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Meet Ronald M. Friedman, M.D. of West Plano Plastic Surgery Center

I became a plastic surgeon due to wood shop class and too much television. I more-or-less randomly enrolled in a woodworking class in junior high school–and fell in love with it. By high school, I was turning jars, carving bowls, and making furniture. When I was 15, I watched a PBS NOVA special on TV […]

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One Surgeon’s Opinion

**This article appeared in the December 2012 edition of Plastic Surgery Practice, a national plastic surgery journal. by Dr. Ron Friedman Ronald M. Friedman, MD, favors subpectoral implant placement in virtually all primary breast augmentations. In the August issue of Plastic Surgery Practice, Richard T. Vagley, MD, the medical director of the Pittsburgh Institute of […]

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True Romance: Surgeon and nurse build a family and a practice

Dallas Morning News, October 17, 2008 From the moment Dr. Ron Friedman shook her hand, nurse Jin Young Oh knew something was very special about this doctor. Jin was a trauma and surgical ICU nurse at Parkland Health & Hospital System when Ron took the time to introduce himself in August 1990. “It was out […]

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Smile Train

by Dr. Ron Friedman Trick or Treat? For hundreds of children born with facial deformities in underprivileged countries, life is anything but a treat. But Plano plastic surgeon Dr. Ron Friedman came up with a trick: scare up a night of music and Halloween fun, all in the name of charity. A confessed board certified […]

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Breast Enlargement: A Surgeon’s Perspective

NuImage, Spring 2007 After performing over a thousand breast enlargement surgeries since 1996, I have learned a few things that I would like to share with you. If you are considering breast enlargement, I hope that these principles will help guide you, as they have guided me. There is no substitute for personal service. As […]

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7 Questions You Should Ask Your Surgeon Before You Undergo Breast Enlargement

Dallas Modern Luxury, August 2006 Over one hundred thousand women in the U.S. will undergo breast enlargement this year. Unfortunately, many will devote more time researching a planned new car purchase than finding a qualified plastic surgeon. We recently spoke to Ronald M. Friedman, M.D., a board certified plastic surgeon who has an office in […]

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ABC News Seeks Dr. Ronald Friedman For Plastic Surgery Expertise

Ronald M. Friedman, M.D., a respected plastic surgeon based in Plano, Texas, has been consulted repeatedly by abcnews.com for his plastic surgery expertise. A board-certified plastic surgeon in private practice, Dr. Friedman is the Former Chief of Plastic Surgery at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas. Dan Childs, the medical correspondent for ABC News Medical Unit, […]

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A Chance To Share ‘America’ With Rudy Giuliani

Inform, June 2003 It was the opportunity of a lifetime. I was asked whether I would like to perform “America,” a song that I wrote about the September 11 tragedy, as an introduction to a speech by former New York City Mayor, Rudy Giuliani. After I picked up my jaw (which had dropped to the […]

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Get Your Nose Into Shape This Spring With Nasal Reshaping

Inform, May 2003 It’s unavoidable. When you look into the mirror, the first thing you notice is your nose. Prominently occupying the center of the face, its appearance may be pleasing. For some of us, however, a large nasal hump or cooked nose may be a lifelong source of self-consciousness. We recently spoke to board-certified […]

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Life Imitates Art

Inform/The Dallas Morning News, June 2002 An Interview with Plastic Surgeon and Sculptor, Ronald M. Friedman, M.D. Prior to entering private practice in 1996, Dr. Friedman served as Chief of Plastic Surgery at Parkland Memorial Hospital and Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. After graduating with […]

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