Dr. Rick Redett is the director of the Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and professor of plastic and reconstructive surgery and pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His 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.
Dr. Redett serves as the director of the Cleft and Craniofacial Center, and the director of the Facial Paralysis and Pain Center at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Redett directs the genital transplant program at Johns Hopkins.
He graduated from Dartmouth Medical School after earning his undergraduate degrees in biology and psychology at Emory University. He did his general surgery and plastic surgery training at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. After completing a one-year pediatric plastic surgery fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada, Dr. Redett joined the Johns Hopkins faculty.
Dr. Redett lectures nationally on facial paralysis, genital reconstruction and many other pediatric plastic surgery topics. He is a member of many professional organizations including the American Cleft Palate – Craniofacial Association, American Association of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
Dr. Redett has a strong commitment to international health and has done many teaching medical missions to Central and South America and Africa. Dr. Redett serves on the Board of ReSurge International, a 501(c)(3) not-for profit organization which provides reconstructive surgical care for poor children and adults who lack access and builds surgical capacity in developing countries. He and his wife Becky are the proud parents of three wonderful children.