A board-certified physician assistant and a Fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Richard specializes in primary care and surgery. He completed the Physician’s Assistant program at Duke University Medical Center in 1987 after earning a Master’s degree, also at Duke. Prior to that, he earned Bachelor’s degrees in Health Science from Duke and in Biology from the University of Oregon – Eugene. At the Leffel Center, he is responsible for all phases of patient care, including pre- and post-op instructions, obtaining histories, performing physical exams, ordering tests, writing prescriptions, and other responsibilities.

Richard is a member of several professional organizations, including:

  • Fellow, American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Fellow, Oregon Academy of Physician’s Assistants
  • Member, Central Oregon Independent Practice Association

Richard’s hospital affiliations include:

  • St. Charles Medical Center, Bend OR
  • Bend Surgery Center, Bend, OR

Richard is married to Dr. Leffel. He enjoys spending time with their 3 children and enjoys teaching his children to ski, coaching youth soccer, as well as many outdoor activities including cross-country and alpine skiing, kayaking and bicycling.

What is unique about Dr. Leffel, cosmetic plastic doctor in Bend, Oregon?

Quite simply, come visit us and see for yourself. Let Dr. Leffel and her staff impress, pamper, and revitalize your appearance or give you a more proportionate and natural figure. Dr. Leffel and her supportive staff are dedicated to you and your needs. The office staff are all hand picked, and most have had cosmetic procedures themselves, so they are able to cater, care and relate to you through out your journey. Dr. Leffel prides herself on catering to the discriminating, professional female cosmetic surgery patient. Dr. Leffel is attentive to your needs and goals. She is known for her precise, accurate surgical results, a quick and painless recovery, and the utmost attention to detail and patient safety. Our goal is to offer care for life, and help you understand how to care for yourself and maintain your results. With that in mind, we offer a VIP program for patient loyalty.

Dr. Linda Leffel, an exceptional, experienced and excellent cosmetic plastic doctor is known for her professional and compassionate care, with exceptional surgical results. She specializes in coolsculpting, ultherapy, breast enhancements, facial rejuvenation, body sculpting, and state of the art non-invasive procedures, like BOTOX®, Juvéderm™, Restylane®, Radiesse® and laser treatments like hair removal, wrinkle and pigment and broken vessel eradication. She is known for her Beautiful Skin, Beautiful Body programs, and treats patients from around the west coast. Let Dr. Leffel help restore your body and face to a more youthful and natural appearance with a facelift, breast enhancement or body contouring and skin care. Now offering Latisse eyelash treatments.

Call today to schedule a consultation: 541-388-3006.