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Visiting Richmond, Virginia for your plastic surgery procedure?

Visiting Richmond, Virginia for your plastic surgery procedure?

Out-of-Town Patients Visiting Richmond, VA

Many patients now choose to travel for their cosmetic treatments in order to receive the best possible care and enjoy a quiet and anonymous recovery period. No longer are patients limited to their own local area when looking for the most trusted and experienced doctors to meet their cosmetic needs.

As a board certified plastic surgeon in Richmond, Dr. Reps Sundin and Dr. Burton Sundin works with patients from all over the world who want expert care in a private, convenient setting. The Virginia Institute of Plastic Surgery staff is dedicated to making the process positive for our out-of-town patients, and we will work with you every step of the way to ensure your travels and surgical experience are safe, successful, and convenient.

If this is your first time in Richmond, VA, here is a little information about our city:

Richmond, VA is traditionally a place known for its understated, genteel character. In recent years, the city has been reinventing itself, with diverse residents moving into its historic spaces and a dining and shopping scene that continues to get better with each passing year. With James River providing an anchor, Richmond is resplendent with natural beauty that offers a distinctive urban vibrancy and charm in all seasons. 


Richmond International Airport is one of the most advanced and well-equipped airports in the eastern US. It offers nonstop flights to major domestic destinations and connecting options around the globe.

Nearby Richmond Hotels

  • The Jefferson Hotel Richmond
  • Tides Inn
  • The Westin Richmond
  • Hilton Richmond Hotel and Spa Short Pump

Popular Restaurants in Richmond


For an exceptional Greek cuisine, consider a visit to Stella’s that promises a refreshingly casual but first-rate dining experience. The menu includes a Mediterranean medley of fresh food.

Sugar Shack 

If you are looking for a quick snack, check out the original Sugar Shack Donuts in the Carver neighborhood. Delicious menu items include bacon maple, blueberry glazed, vanilla chocolate, and sea salt caramel doughnuts.


Launched in 2012, Supper serves eclectic Southern fare, with antler chandeliers to boot. 

Average Weather in Richmond

Summers in Richmond are rather hot and humid, and the winters are cold. The weather is partly cloudy and wet for most part of the year. Richmond, the summers are hot and muggy, the winters are very cold, and it is wet and partly cloudy year round. 

The temperature typically varies from 30°F to 90°F and is rarely below 15°F or above 95°F. For warm-weather activities, the best time to visit the region is from mid-May to late June and from early August to mid-October. 

James River

You cannot appreciate Richmond fully without knowing the James River. Among the different vantage points within the James River Park System, a few stand out. Belle Isle has many rocks where you can view the river and its rapids. The island offers biking and running trails and is the Mecca for nature lovers.

In summer months, Pony Pasture Rapids Park is a wonderful area for swimming, canoeing, and inner tubing. Huguenot Flatwater Park, the westernmost park in the system, is an excellent launching area for paddling.

Top Attractions

Black History Museum and Cultural Center

Located in the historically African-American Jackson Ward Historic District, the museum was constructed in 1895. Its red brick building was the only armory built in the city for an African-American militia unit. The museum now spans over 12,000 sq. ft., offering a treasure trove of African-American milestones. 

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

This expansive museum houses Art Deco and Art Nouveau collections, a library and an art education center. It also has the sun-soaked Best Café on the first floor. Admission to permanent collections is free, and costs vary for special exhibits.

Libby Hill Park

Developed in the mid 19th century, Libby Hill Park is one of the first parks established in Richmond. The park is surrounded by stunning Italianate, Federal, Greek Revival, and Queen Anne houses. An ornamental fountain at the park is a hot spot for local residents and tourists alike.

Contact Us

For more information on the surgical and non-surgical procedures and treatments by Board Certified Cosmetic Plastic Surgeons Dr. Reps Sundin and Dr. Burton Sundin please visit

Serving Richmond, VA, Fredricksburg, Williamsburg, Northern Virginia, Washington DC, Vienna, McLean, Fairfax, Loudoun County, Ashburn, Tysons Corner, Reston, Arlington and surrounding communities.

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