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Richard L. Nesmith, M.D., D.M.D.,
Board Certified in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Meet Dr. Nesmith

Dr. Nesmith is originally from Florida. He attended the University of Florida for his undergraduate studies. This was followed by dental school and a period of oral and maxillofacial surgery training prior to completing medical school - all at the University of Florida. He then completed five years of specialist training at North Carolina Baptist Hospital and Bowman Gray/Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Dr. Richard L. Nesmith has an active interest in the specialty of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and has published original articles relating to the field.

Dr. Nesmith has been in private practice in Gainesvillefor more than 25 years.


Dr. Nesmith has more than 25 years of experience performing cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery for patients throughout North Central Florida including Gainesville, Ocala, and Lake City areas. He makes his patients his No. 1 priority. If you want to look and feel younger, Dr. Nesmith and his caring staff strive to provide exceptional results in the safest environment possible.

Dr. Nesmith performs surgical procedures such as rhinoplasty (nose surgery), breast surgery (including augmentations, lifts, and reductions), body contouring procedures (including liposuction and tummy tucks), and several non-surgical procedures, such as Botox and Juvederm. Learn more about all the cosmetic, reconstructive, and non-surgical procedures performed by Dr. Nesmith on our Facial Procedures page, Body Contouring page, Breast Surgery page, and our Non-Surgical Procedures page.


Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons

Member, SESPRS

American Society of Plastic Surgeons

Member, ASPS

American College of Surgeons

Fellow, American College of Surgeons

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