Dr. Rachel Ruotolo, MD

Dr. Rachel Ruotolo, MD

Pediatric Plastic Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
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
  • 12 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ruotolo performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Wound Repair
very high
more than 95% of peers
Cleft Palate Repair (Palatoplasty)
very high
more than 89% of peers
Facial Reconstruction
high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Ruotolo's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Pediatric Plastic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

27  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Black Eye
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Cleft Lip
  • Cleft Palate
  • Congenital Anomalies of Breast
  • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Facial Trauma
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Mandibular Hypoplasia
  • Maxillary Hypoplasia
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Protruding Ears
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Chin
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Velocardiofacial Syndrome

19  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

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

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ruotolo's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ruotolo to family and friends
29 total reviews (19 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (27)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Ruotolo's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (19)

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...more
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I was welcomed with friendly staff who were very helpful. Dr Routolo is an amazing surgeon. Her attentiveness to my daughter (4 months old) was outstanding. Dr. Routolo was courteous, professional and made every visit as comfortable as possible.
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It’s impossible to not say wonderful things about Dr. Rachel Anne Ruotolo. The excellent level of care and attention that she gave my Mom generated a deep sense of confidence and trust in her abilities as an outstanding surgeon. Thanks to Dr. Ruotolo my Mom’s surgery went very well. May God always...more
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