Dr. Rachel Ruotolo, MD

Dr. Rachel Ruotolo, MD

Pediatric Plastic Surgery  ·  
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Age 46
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Dr. Rachel Ruotolo, MD is a pediatric plastic surgery specialist in Garden City, NY and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences in 1999 and specializes in pediatric plastic surgery and plastic surgery.

999 Franklin Ave

Garden City, NY 11530

Contact Information

(516) 504-3014

Insurance Accepted

  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Community Health Choice
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Husky Health
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Dr. Ruotolo's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Cleft Palate Repair (Palatoplasty)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ruotolo performs Cleft Palate Repair (Palatoplasty) more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Ruotolo performs this procedure more than 98% of her peers

Wound Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ruotolo performs Wound Repair more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Ruotolo performs this procedure more than 98% of her peers

Facial Reconstruction
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ruotolo performs Facial Reconstruction more than 83% of her peers

Dr. Ruotolo performs this procedure more than 83% of her peers

Dr. Ruotolo's conditions and procedures:

Adjacent Tissue Transfer
Benign Tumor
Birthmark
Black Eye
Breast Augmentation
Breast Diseases
Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reduction
Breast Surgical Procedure
Burn Injuries
Cancer
Cleft Lip
Cleft Palate
Cleft Palate Repair (Palatoplasty)
Congenital Anomalies of Breast
Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
Dentofacial Anomalies
Dermal Filler
Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
Edwards Syndrome
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
Excision of Skin Lesion
Eyelid Surgery
Facelift
Facial Reconstruction
Facial Trauma
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecomastia
Gynecomastia Repair
Head and Neck Surgery
Liposuction
Localized Fat Deposits
Mandibular Hypoplasia
Maxillary Hypoplasia
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
Oral and-or Facial Cleft
Orbital Fracture
Protruding Ears
Pulmonary Disease
Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
Second-Degree Burns
Skin and Tissue Reduction
Skin Cancer
Skin Grafts
Small Chin
Third-Degree Burns
Velocardiofacial Syndrome
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Rachel Ruotolo, MD is a pediatric plastic surgery specialist in Garden City, NY and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences in 1999 and specializes in pediatric plastic surgery and plastic surgery.

Specialties

  • Pediatric Plastic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2007
    Medical City Children S Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    2007
  • 2005
    Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital
    2005
  • 2003
    Children S Hospital Of Philadelphia
    2003
  • 2002
    Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital
    2002
  • 1999
    George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences
    Medical School
    1999
  • 1994
    Duke University
    Undergraduate School
    1994

Languages

  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • 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

Media & Publications

  • 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

Dr. Ruotolo's Reviews

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4.7

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Dr. Ruotolo should be given Top Doctor/ Surgeon of the year award. My son and me are patients in her office and she has always given us her 100%. RR#1
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She was so nice I felt very comfortable speaking to her definitely recommend and I will be getting my procedure done with her
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You can tell she loves her job. She is fantastic with children, and made my daughter feel at ease before her procedure.
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Dr. Ruotolo is THE BEST! I definitely reccomend her.
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My daughter was diagnosed with metopic craniosynostosis at birth. Dr. Ruotolo and her team did an amazing job reconstructing her two frontal bones. You hardly notice her scar (which goes from ear to ear). Dr. Ruotolo is an inspiration and has so much passion for what she does. If I could describe...Read More
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Locations

Long Island Plastic Surgical Group, PC

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    • Mon: 8:00am - 7:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 7:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 7:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 7:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 7:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Husky Health
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INTotal Health
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Midwest Health Plan
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Molina Healthcare
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Principal Financial Group
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Mercy Medical Center

Rockville Centre, NY

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