Richard A. Hopper M.D., M.S. Accepting new patients

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Cleft lip and palate plastic surgery, Craniofacial plastic surgery, Plastic and reconstructive surgery, Trauma reconstruction




Richard Hopper, M.D., M.S., is chief of Plastic Surgery at Seattle Children's Hospital and surgical director of the Craniofacial Center. He is also service chief of Craniofacial Plastic Surgery at Harborview, a professor of Plastic Surgery at the UW division of plastic surgery. Additionally, he holds the Marlys C. Larson Endowed Chair in Pediatric Craniofacial Surgery.

Each day, Dr. Hopper counts himself fortunate to be able to work with children and adults with craniofacial challenges. He enjoys sharing his surgical training and experience with patients to help them overcome their challenges and regain confidence in their face.

Dr. Hopper completed his medical training at the University of Toronto and New York University. He was past president of the American Society of Craniofacial Surgery, past president of the Washington Society of Plastic Surgeons, and the Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons. He is a council member of the International Society of Craniofacial Surgery.

Personal Interests

In his free time, Dr. Hopper enjoys cycling, paddle boarding and carving.
burn and plastic surgery clinic at harborview medical center

Burn and Plastic Surgery Clinics at Harborview

325 9th Ave., 8th Floor Seattle, WA 98104


Burn care, Emergency medicine, Plastic and reconstructive surgery

New York Univ. - Dept. of Plastic Surgery

Fellowship, 2001, Craniofacial Surgery

Univ. of Toronto - Dept. of Plastic Surgery

Residency, 2000, Plastic Surgery

Memorial Univ of Newfoundland

Medical education, 1993