Dr. Rachel A. Ruotolo, MD

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Dr. Rachel A. Ruotolo, MD

Pediatric Plastic Surgery | Female

Long Island Plastic Surgical Group 999 Franklin Ave, Garden City, NY 11530 Get Directions
(516) 742-3404

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Dr. Ruotolo specializes in Pediatric Plastic Surgery and practices in Garden City, NY. She practices at 1 location.

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Plastic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Plastic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Cleft Lip
  • Cleft Palate
  • Congenital Anomalies of Breast
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Facial Trauma
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Mandibular Hypoplasia
  • Maxillary Hypoplasia
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Protruding Ears
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Cancer
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Velocardiofacial Syndrome

Procedures Performed

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cleft Palate Repair (Palatoplasty)
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Liposuction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Wound Repair

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Education

  • Medical School
    George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences

    Graduated in 1999

  • Internship Hospital
    Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania

    Completed in 2002

  • Residency Hospital
    Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania

    Completed in 2005

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Medical City Children S Hospital

    Completed in 2007

  • Undergraduate School
    Duke University

    Graduated in 1994

  • Other Education
    Children S Hospital Of Philadelphia

    Completed in 2003

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • 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
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  • 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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatric Plastic Surgery
  • Board certified in Plastic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Ruotolo's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Spends appropriate amount of time with patients