Dr. Rachel A. Ruotolo, MD

Dr. Rachel A. Ruotolo, MD

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Pediatric Plastic Surgery | Female | 45 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 Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
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  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
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  • Staff friendliness
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  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (3)
Lindenhurst, NY |
Dr. Ruotolo performed surgery on my son when he was 10 months old. He was born with a cleft palate and numerous other issues. She caring, kind and one of the best surgeons I have ever seen. Five years later she performed surgery on me. She was one of the doctors who did my abdominoplasty. I could not be happier with the results. I love Dr. Ruotolo and highly recommend her to everyone.
in Holbrook ny |
I am a mom with a child who was born with multiple differences. These differences would have effected many aspects of his life. I was lucky to find a dr who is exceptionally well at explaining my child's conditions and set a safe treatment plan. I would always leave the office knowledgeable and confident. When the day would come for my child's surgery, I was giving my child to someone with loving hands. Dr Rotollo is a perfectionist at best! Her staff are always professional and helpful!
in Mineola, NY |
Love, love, love Dr Ruotolo. She is an excellent doctor and a terrific person. I highly recommend her.
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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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      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

      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

      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Russian
      • Spanish

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      Specialties

      • 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