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Richard J. Redett III

RICHARD J. REDETT, III, M.D. is the Milton T. Edgerton, M.D. Director and Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Appointed in 2020, Dr. Redett’s areas of clinical expertise include pediatric plastic surgery, cleft lip and palate surgery, obstetric brachial plexus palsy reconstruction, facial paralysis, pediatric burn surgery and reconstruction, and genital reconstruction. He serves as the director of the Cleft and Craniofacial Center, the director of the Facial Paralysis and Pain Center, and the director of Pediatric Plastic Surgery at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Dr. Redett also serves as a Co-director of the Brachial Plexus Clinic at the Kennedy Krieger Institute, and directs the genital transplant program at Johns Hopkins.

Dr. Redett earned undergraduate degrees in biology and psychology at Emory University and received his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School. He completed his general surgery and plastic surgery residencies at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and in 2004 after completing a one-year pediatric plastic surgery fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada, he joined the Johns Hopkins faculty.

Dr. Redett is board certified in plastic surgery and lectures nationally on facial paralysis, genital reconstruction, and many other pediatric plastic surgery topics. He is a member of the American Cleft Palate – Craniofacial Association, the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, and other professional organizations. Dr. Redett has a strong commitment to international health and has completed many teaching medical missions to Central and South America and Africa and serves on the Board of ReSurge International, a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization which provides reconstructive surgical care and works to build surgical capacity for underserved populations in developing countries.