Dr. Rachel A. Ruotolo, MD

Dr. Rachel A. Ruotolo, MD

Pediatric Plastic Surgery | Female | 44 years old

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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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    Dr. Ruotolo's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  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

    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

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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


    • 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

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Russian
    • Spanish

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    • Pediatric Plastic Surgery
    • Plastic Surgery

    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 Grafts
    • Skin and Tissue Reduction
    • Wound Repair