Dr. Richard Mahlon Kline MD Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Richard Kline is a plastic surgeon in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including East Cooper Medical Center and MUSC Medical Center of Medical University of South Carolina. He received his medical degree from Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine and has been in practice for 21 years. Dr. Kline accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 17 doctors at East Cooper Medical Center and one of 12 at MUSC Medical Center of Medical University of South Carolina who specialize in Plastic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Plastic Surgeon: General Plastic Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Louisiana State University
Residency, Plastic Surgery, 1990 - 1992

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Residency, General Surgery, 1985 - 1989

Medical University of South Carolina
Residency, General Surgery, 1984 - 1985

Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
Class of 1984

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Plastic Surgery
Certified in Plastic Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

SC State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Postoperative management following sphincter pharyngoplasty.
Kilpatrick, L.A., Kline, R.M., Hufnagle, K.E., Vanlue, M.J., White, D.R.

Muscle-sparing abdominal free flaps in head and neck reconstruction.
Woodworth, B.A., Gillespie, M.B., Day, T., Kline, R.M.

Aesthetic reconstruction of the nose following skin cancer.
Kline, R.M.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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