Featured Services

Breast Augmentation

Plastic Surgery

We offer both aesthetic and reconstructive surgery to help you look your best.



Keep skin healthy. We recommend an annual skin scan to detect melanoma early.

Mini Facelift

Cosmetic Treatments

Improve skin uniformity, remove or minimize wrinkles, age spots and skin irregularities.

Summit Plastic Surgery & Dermatology

Summit Plastic Surgery & Dermatology provides the highest quality cosmetic, dermatological, and reconstructive services in the Carolinas.

Summit Plastic Surgery & Dermatology is the only practice to provide plastic surgery, Mohs skin cancer surgery, and dermatology all in one office to the residents of North and South Carolina. For over twenty years, our providers have had a proven track record and excellent reputation in the area.

We continually seek to raise the bar and honor the Summit mission statement: “to provide top-quality comprehensive and compassionate care to our patients”.

We have three convenient locations in Wilmington, Supply, and now our new office in Hampstead, NC to better serve you!

Real Patients. Real Photos.

Visit our photo gallery of real patients and see examples of all of our procedures.

Meet Dr. Edward Ricciardelli

Dr. Ricciardelli and Dr. Sica are the perfect team, along with the physician assistants, to deliver the very best plastic surgery and dermatology care across two states. Dr. Edward Ricciardelli is one of the most highly trained plastic surgeons in the country and is double boarded in both head, neck, facial surgery, and plastic surgery.  He has been performing plastic surgery for over 29 years and is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Virginia Department of Plastic Surgery. Read more…


Fly Into Wilmington, NC For Your Procedure

Many of our patients fly in from all over the world for Dr. Ricciardelli’s expertise. Fly-in alone or with loved ones. With our fly-in service, complete arrangements can be made for your stay. We’ll help to ensure that your visit is as pleasant and comfortable as possible. Whether you have a quick turnaround or plan to spend time enjoying all that Wilmington and the surrounding beaches have to offer, our fly-in service will put your mind at ease. Read more…

When Should I See the Dermatologist Right Away?

As a doctor, I see many patients every day. A common concern I hear from patients is whether they came in too soon or waited too long for treatment. So let's talk about it. I recommend that you make an appointment in these cases: Call if you notice a suspicious...

Stay Sun Safe With These Protective Care Tips

The recent warm weather has been a nice awakening from the start of the cold icy winter. We are lucky to live in a naturally beautiful area with unlimited out door activities. As we are shedding more of our clothing layers and spending more time out in the sun, it is...

Skin Care University: Warts 101

You may be familiar with the phrase that somebody is loved “warts and all” but have you ever stopped and wondered what warts are? Sure, we know they’re skin growths. But are they contagious? And how are they different from moles? Let’s find out. What are warts? Warts...

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