About Us

Beverly Hills facial plastic surgeon Richard W. Fleming, M.D. has spent over 25 years advancing the art and science of plastic surgery. His office, the Beverly Hills Institute, is designed for patient comfort and privacy with state-of-the-art surgical suites created to accommodate the specific, delicate procedures he performs.

The Beverly Hills Institute is well-known among Hollywood celebrities as the place for rejuvenating, subtle cosmetic surgery. Because Dr. Fleming produces such stunning, nearly-undetectable results and is scrupulous about maintaining privacy for his patients, Hollywood stars are frequent visitors to the Beverly Hills Institute.

Due to his innovative contributions to the field of aesthetic and reconstructive surgery, Dr. Fleming is often asked to appear on television programs and participate in magazine interviews.

DR. RICHARD W. FLEMING

Richard W. Fleming, M.D., F.A.C.S., is Medical Director of the Beverly Hills Institute of Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgery. He has dual Board certification and is as Fellow of both the American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Fleming is a Clinical Professor and past Co-Chairman of the Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Head and Neck Surgery, at the University of Southern California School of Medicine. He lectures at the University to surgeons in training and also regularly assist them in surgery.

Dr. Fleming has been regularly invited professor at numerous teaching seminars, giving talks on plastic surgery topics such as nasal surgery, revision rhinoplasty, facelifts, forehead lifts, chemical peels, and all aspects of hair replacement surgery. Invitations have been extended and accepted to perform surgery outside the United States for academic (teaching) purposes as well as for private patients in other countries.

As a recognized leader in hair replacement surgery, Dr. Fleming co-directed the International Symposium on Hair Replacement Surgery for six years. He has published numerous papers on his innovations to the revolutionary flap technique for permanent hair replacement, and has contributed to many leading textbooks on cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.

In addition to Dr. Fleming’s many accomplishments as a Beverly Hills rhinoplasty surgeon, he is also part of the esteemed Rhinoplasty Society, a non-profit organization Rhinoplasty surgeons across the United States For more information on The Rhinoplasty Society please visit their website at www.rhinoplastysociety.org.

OUR STAFF

MaryAnna Bainbridge

Patient Care Coordinator

MaryAnna is a plastic surgery specialist, and has been working within the cosmetic surgery industry for the past 9 years, assisting patients from the very first call to their final post-op visit . She takes great pleasure in sharing a patient’s journey, and looks forward to witnessing their excitement at the end of their transformation. MaryAnna takes pride in ensuring that all patients have a five star experience.

When MaryAnna is out of the office, she enjoys spending time with her family, her cute lab mix, hiking, and traveling.

Maria Ruiz

Surgical Technologist

Maria joined in 1995. Since that time she has become Dr. Fleming’s “right hand [wo]man”, assisting him in surgery, and ensuring that he is always two-steps ahead with the set up and patient preparation. Maria has a genuine rapport with patients, and takes great pride guaranteeing that each patient has an outstanding experience.

When Maria is not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two amazing children.

From left to right, top row: Maria, Dr. Fleming, Sharon, Elaine, Dr. Mayer, Francis 

Bottom row: Lilly, Veronica, Brenda, Vanessa

INSURANCE

We will attempt to work with any patient’s individual insurance company to try to minimize the patient’s out-of-pocket costs; however, we are not participating providers for any insurance company. Your procedure(s) may or may not be completely or partially covered, depending on your policy and whether you have a condition which would necessitate medical treatment.

NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES

It is the policy of this medical practice that our employees comply with our Notice of Privacy Practices, which is consistent with HIPAA and California Law. Our Notice of Privacy Practices is provided to all our patients at the first patient encounter if possible. Copies are available for distribution at our reception desk.

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