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Meet our Board Certified Plastic Surgeon in Richmond, VA

Matthew G. Stanwix, MD FACS

I believe that my excellence in performing cosmetic procedures is derived from a rigorous Ivy League education at Dartmouth and exceptional training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.  I want you to be confident knowing that I am a highly trained and skilled clinician, striving to provide you with excellent service and results.  By using state-of-the-art procedures, the latest techniques, and the highest quality of uncompromising standards, I provide all my patients with operations that result in beautiful, personalized, and lasting natural results.”

Dr. Matthew G Stanwix, M.D.Richmond Cosmetic & Plastic Surgeon Dr. Matthew G. Stanwix


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Board Certified Plastic Surgeon


“Building a foundation of trust by treating my patients as special individuals is vital to a positive experience. I am dedicated to providing you the highest standard of care with personalized service to make your consultation as comfortable and pleasant as possible. Through strict standards, I develop a comprehensive treatment plan with you, ensuring a smooth surgical experience and providing the results you desire and deserve.”

Why Dr. Stanwix?

  • Board Certified (American Board of Plastic Surgery)
  • Trained at the #1 hospital in the country (The Johns Hopkins Hospital)
  • Ivy League Educated (Dartmouth Medical School)
  • Over 9 years of Plastic Surgery experience
  • Author of four book chapters
  • 55 international and national presentations
  • 15 manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals
  • Years of medical and community service
  • Trusted to care for other doctors and their children as well as professional athletes
  • A superb reputation (highest rankings in reviews by patients and well respected by medical professionals)
  • Exceptional results


College: University of Notre Dame

    Honors: Summa Cum Laude (GPA 3.82), Alpha Epslion Delta (Premedical Honor Society), International Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

Medical School: Dartmouth Medical School

    Honors: Graduated with honors (one of five)

Plastic Surgery Training: The Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Honors: Selected at the first administrative Chief Resident

Other Honors

  • Top 2% in all three medical Licensing Exams
  • Top 10% each year in National Plastic Surgery Exams
  • Scored in the top 15 of all Plastic Surgeons in the world during the American Board of Plastic Surgery Oral Examination 
  • Dean’s High Honor List Every Semester
  • Paul Ambrose Public Health Leadership Institute-2003-American Medical Student Association- Selected as one of seven out of all US medical school students to attend
  • William T. Mosenthal Award for Highest Surgical Achievement
  • Nominated as Johns Hopkins Hospital Surgical Intern of the Year 2005-2006
  • Baltimore Academy of Surgery: Researcher of the Year 2008
  • Selected as First Administrative Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Chief Resident 2011
  • Selected and an Integral part of the Facial Transplantation Team-University of Maryland/Shock Trauma (Full Facial Transplant March 19-20, 2012)




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