Dr. Benjamin VanRaalte, MD

Dr. Benjamin VanRaalte, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Benjamin VanRaalte, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Davenport, IA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Univ Of Wi Med Sch in 1982 and specializes in plastic surgery.Read his story

4334 E 53rd St

Davenport, IA 52807

Contact Information

(563) 322-8877

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
more than 61% of peers
Wound Repair
more than 36% of peers
Excision of Skin Lesion
more than 36% of peers

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Dr. VanRaalte's bio

This content was provided by Dr. VanRaalte "Dr. Benjamin Van Raalte earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin Medical School in Madison. He continued his training with a General Surgery Internship and Residency at the University of Illinois in Chicago. Dr. Van Raalte then went on to complete a Plastic Surgery Residency at Indiana University in Indianapolis. Board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Dr. Van Raalte has held numerous prominent positions in medical facilities as well as professional organizations. He has served as the President of the Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgeons, Chairman of the Department of Surgery for UnityPoint and President of the Iowa Society of Plastic Surgeons, among other achievements. A Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Van Raalte is also a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Iowa Society of Plastic Surgeons and Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgeons. He is the recipient of a variety of prestigious honors and awards, including the Pathways to Leadership of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. In addition, Dr. Van Raalte has volunteered his free time on many community service endeavors, such as serving on the Executive Board of the Iowa Council for the Boy Scouts of America."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. VanRaalte "Ethical, honest treatment is our foundation. We will discuss all of your options and the risks. We will review how well each treatment will work and expected outcomes and realistic results. We have an entire team that is to help you by education, care, and support before, during, and after your treatment. Our goal is to help you make your best choices to help you feel better about yourself and achieve your goals.

Our consultation has educational video, before and after pictures, computer 3D imaging, careful measurements and an assessment.

Our office has an accredited operating room with privacy and safety. We have our own medical spa and aesthetician. We offer a multitude of surgical and non surgical aesthetic options. Our office has nurses, patient coordinators, support staff, an aesthetician and physician as part of our team. "

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1  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

24  Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Age Spots
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Hypoplasia
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Congenital Anomalies of Breast
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Gigantomastia
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hemangioma
  • Hidradenitis
  • Lesion
  • Mole
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rosacea
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Wrinkles

69  Procedures

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Brow Lift
  • Burn Care Services
  • Chemical Peel
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Neck Surgery
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Cosmetic Xeomin® Injection
  • Dermabrasion and Dermaplaning
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dermaplaning
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Endoscopic Brow Lift
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Peel
  • Fat Grafting to the Body
  • Fat Grafting to the Breast
  • Fat Grafting to the Buttock
  • Fat Grafting to the Face
  • Glycolic Acid Skin Care Treatment
  • Hair Removal
  • HydraFacial
  • Intense Pulse Light
  • Jessner Peel Treatment
  • Juvéderm Volbella
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Juvéderm® Ultra Plus XC Injection
  • Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
  • Kybella Treatment for Submental Fat
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Laser Tattoo Removal
  • Lift - Parts of the Body Other than Face
  • Liposuction
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Microneedling
  • Mini Tummy Tuck
  • Neck Liposuction
  • Non-Ablative Laser Skin Rejuvenation
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Restylane Defyne
  • Restylane Lyft
  • Restylane Refyne
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Sclerotherapy of Varicose Veins of Legs
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Procedures
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Thermage Radiofrequency Treatment
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Vollure 
  • Wound Repair
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0 Sanctions

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  • Univ Of Wisconsin
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • Univ Of Wi Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • University Of Illinois Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Cook County Hosp Chicago
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Indiana U Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Benjamin VanRaalte, MD
I had breast augmentation. Very satisfied with the results. Dr VanRaalte is extremely knowledgeable and provided great recommendations.
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Cedar Rapids, IA – May 03, 2017
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Just had a dermaplaning done in the Ponds Medical Spa in Dr VanRaalte's office. I loved it! Was so relaxed, I thought I was going to fall asleep and afterward my face was incredibly smooth. Their new aesthetician, Nancy, was delightful and really seems to know her stuff! Great job, Nancy!
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JoMo in Davenport, IA – Jan 15, 2017
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Dr. Van Raalte and his entire staff are top-notch. Every step of the way, they take time to educate patients and keep them informed.
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Jellybean in Davenport, IA – May 03, 2016
Thanks, Jellybean! We like you too!!
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