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Dr. Ruth Hillelson is a plastic surgeon in Henrico, VA. She specializes in surgical operations to restore or improve the appearance of body parts.

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Accepting New Patients?

Yes, Dr. Ruth L. Hillelson is accepting new patients at this office.


9900 Independence Park Drive, # 101, Henrico, VA 23233

Office Hours

  Open Lunch Close

Office Details

Doctor Specialty Plastic Surgery
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Practice Specialty Multi Specialty
Hospital Affiliation
  • Bon Secours St. Mary's Hospital
Languages Spoken Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Korean, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese

Insurance Accepted  

  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • United Healthcare
  • Other

About Dr. Hillelson
Dr. Hillelson


Dr. Hillelson has extensive background in both cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. She has been successfully treating patients with a wide range of innovative medical techniques and technology. A renowned plastic and reconstructive surgeon who has practiced in Richmond since 1985, Dr. Hillelson is a native of Rhode Island and received her pre-medical education at Johns Hopkins University. She completed her medical school education at Harvard University.

Following her medical school education at Harvard University, she did her internship and residency in general surgery at the University of Virginia, her plastic surgery residency at the University of Kansas and completed a craniofacial and maxillofacial fellowship at UVA.

A former research chemist associate at Harvard, she has realized a long-time dream of producing a breakthrough technology for real skin rejuvenation with Iridesse Skin Crème.


Special Interests  

  • CoolSculpting
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Iridesse
  • Non-Invasive Facial Rejuvenation Treatments
  • Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
  • Skin Rejuvenation
  • Thermage

Education & Training  

Medical School


  • University of VirginiaCharlottesville, VA
    Residency in General Surgery • 1980 - 1981

  • Johns Hopkins UniversityBaltimore, MD
    Residency in General Surgery • 1981 - 1982

  • University of Kansas Medical Center
    Residency in Plastic Surgery • 1983 - 1985


  • University of Virginia
    Fellowship in Maxillofacial, and Craniofacial Plastic Surgery • 1981 - 1982

Languages Spoken  

  • German
  • English

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