Richard Bosshardt, MD

Senior Fellow

Dr. Rick Bosshardt is a plastic surgeon in practice for 33 years. He is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, and a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons. He joined Do No Harm’s efforts on behalf of physicians and their patients who want evidence-based medicine restored to medical education and practice.

Authored Content


  • April 17, 2024

Stuck in Wokeness’s Waiting Room

The edifice of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), a reasonable-sounding concept that serves as a dog whistle for critical race theory and is premised on the claim that our country is…


  • July 30, 2023


My isolation within the American College of Surgeons began over a year ago, on April 17, 2022. This was the day that Tyler Hughes, general secretary of the ACS and…


  • September 14, 2022

Critical Race Theory Is Bad Medicine

My membership in the American College of Surgeons goes back almost 30 years. The 84,000-member professional society’s sole focus should be improving the standard of surgical care, but in recent…