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Specializes in Pediatric Plastic Surgery • Female • Age 43

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North Shore University Hospital
300 Community Drive
Manhasset, NY 11030
North Shore University Hospital Syosset
221 Jericho Turnpike
Syosset, NY 11791

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Long Island Plastic Surgical Group
Long Island Plastic Surgical Group
999 Franklin Ave
Garden City, NY 11530
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    Dr. Ruotolo's Experience

    Specialties

    • Pediatric Plastic Surgery
    • Plastic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Plastic Surgery
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    Procedures Dr. Ruotolo Performs

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    • Cleft Palate
    • Facial Trauma
    • Orbital Fracture
    • Protruding Ears
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    Background Check for Dr. Ruotolo

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New York.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Alec Horowitz Award for Exceptional Proficiency in Surgery, George Washington School of Medicine & Health Sciences, 1998
    • Cum Laude, Duke University, 1994
    • James Douglas Goddard Award, George Washington School of Medicine & Health Sciences, 1997
    • National City Foundation Scholarship Award, 1990-1994
    • Certificate of Recognition Nassau County Legislature, Volunteer Mission to Haiti, 2010
    • Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society, 1999
    • Distinguished Service to Children Award, CAPS (Child Abuse Prevention Services), 2010
    • Duke University Deans List with Distinction, 1991-1994
    • Junior Investigator Award, American Association of Pediatrics Conference, Plastic Surgery Section, 2003
    • Physician Healthcare Hero Award, Long Island Business News, 2010
    • Pathology Honor Society, George Washington School of Medicine & Health Sciences, 1997
    • Book Chapters: Velopharyngeal Insufficiency
    • Book Chapters: Surgical Management of Velopharyngeal Dysfunction
    • Single Sutural Craniosynostosis: Surgical Outcomes and Long Term Growth, 2009
    • Cleft Lip Repair: A Unique Sutureless Skin Closure Technique, 2009
    • Hybrid Constructs for Craniofacial Reconstruction: Sustained Gene Delivery Using Demineralized Bone Matrix Putty, Jun 2004
    • Velopharyngeal Anatomy in 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome: A Three-Dimensional Cephalometric Analysis, 2006
    • Mesenteric Ischemia in the Elderly, Aug 1999
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    George Washington University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1999

    Internship Hospital

    Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Complete in 2002

    Residency Hospital

    Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Complete in 2005

    Fellowship Hospital

    Medical City Children’s Hospital
    Complete in 2007

    Undergraduate Schools

    Duke University
    Graduated in 1994

    Other Education

    Children’s Hospital Of Philadelphia
    Complete in 2003
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Ruotolo & Staff

    • English
    • Russian
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Ruotolo's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

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    • Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center

    • Mercy Medical Center

    • Nassau University Medical Center

    • North Shore University Hospital

    • North Shore University Hospital Syosset

    • Saint Francis Hospital Roslyn

    • Winthrop-University Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Office Locations

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    Long Island Plastic Surgical Group
    999 Franklin Ave
    Garden City, NY 11530
    (516) 742-3404 (Office)
    (516) 535-6779 (Fax)
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