Dr. Richard Galitz, MD

Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive SurgeryMaleAge 72

Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. Richard Galitz, MD is a Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Specialist in Aventura, FL. He is affiliated with HCA Florida Aventura Hospital. His office accepts new patients.

Dr. Richard Galitz, MD

Aventura Plastic Surgery

18851 Ne 29th Ave Ste 306 Aventura, FL 33180
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Went to see him for a large Cyst on my upper back. He was very good with letting me know what he was going to do. Three days and still no issues or pain. Everyone that was assisting the Dr was very good with me and my procedure. Thank you all I would highly recommend him and already told a coworker about him
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Bobby D – Jan 19, 2022
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Love Dr Galitz.He did a great job refining my ethnic nose.He is a super down earth Surgeon and has a great eye for beauty
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Jun 09, 2021
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Very efficient..great staff..very helpful
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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Bobbi Holdsworth – Jun 09, 2021
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Please be aware of that doctor!!!
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May 06, 2021
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Friendly office. Timely appointments. Highly recommend
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Jul 08, 2020
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Dr. Galitz is an excellent doctor and surgeon.
What went well
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Astrid E. Gabbe – Jan 21, 2020
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Richard Galitz, MD, FACS, is an expert in facial plastic & reconstructive surgery. I rate Dr. Galitz and his staff five stars based on the overall professionalism of the office staff, care and attentiveness provided by Dr. Galitz, and staff throughout the entire pre and post-surgical process, his years of experience and artistic talent, and most of all, the exquisite result I received were far beyond expectations. I highly recommend Dr. Galitz if you are considering facial surgery of any kind.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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PB in Miami – Mar 05, 2019
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He is a artist. Very happy with my upper eyelids and mini lift. He and his staff are caring and professional .
What went well
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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No results
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MR in Aventura, FL – Jan 05, 2019
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Dr. Galitz conducted a revision rhinoplasty on the tip of my nose to remove a small bump from a cartilage graft. He conducted the procedure under local anesthesia and I only took valium beforehand. It was perfect. My nose now looks great and it was exactly what I hoped for. Dr. Galitz did the procedure from inside my nose so there are no external scars. There was no pain whatsoever. I didn't even take Tylenol. He offered the least invasive and risky approach so I chose him and I'm so glad I did.
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Mar 16, 2018
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Awful results and terrible bedside manners. Save yourself a lot of money and headaches, and go elsewhere. Do your research and don't believe everything he tells you, despite how experienced he may sound, the catchy ads, the promises, or the pictures of "other patients" he shows you. Evidently, he would never show you pictures of all of us whom he has wronged by. Don't make the same mistake I made!
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  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Ft Lauderdale, FL – Nov 30, 2017
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I was very impressed with Dr.Galitz! This was the first time I have undergone plastic surgery. My upper eyelids were drooping and made me feel unattractive!After my blepharoplasty I feel like a new woman! The doctor explained everything that he would do and made me feel very comfortable.He is a very caring person! The staff were also very caring and professional! Thank you Dr. Galitz !
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
8 people found this helpful
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CAROL WOLLEON in Hollywood,Florida – Apr 24, 2016
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Care Philosophy

Dr. Galitz is a dual board certified in Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. He completed a Special Fellowship through the American Academy of...Read more

Specialties

  • Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery

Education

1987
College of Physicians & Surgeons
1986
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Fellowship Hospital
1985
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Residency Hospital
1981
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Internship Hospital
1971
University of Maryland At Baltimore / Professional Schools
Undergraduate School
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Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

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What are Dr. Richard Galitz, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Galitz frequently treats Wound Repair, Excision of Benign Skin Lesion, and Excision of Skin Cancer. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Galitz treats.

Where is Dr. Richard Galitz, MD's office located?

Dr. Galitz's office is located at 18851 Ne 29th Ave Ste 306, Aventura, FL 33180. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Galitz speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

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No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Galitz's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Wound Repair
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Galitz performs Wound Repair more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Galitz performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Galitz performs Excision of Benign Skin Lesion more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Galitz performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Excision of Skin Cancer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Galitz performs Excision of Skin Cancer more than 63% of his peers

Dr. Galitz performs this procedure more than 63% of his peers

Dr. Galitz's conditions and procedures:

  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Aging Face
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Carbon Dioxide Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatment
  • Chin Implant
  • Cosmetic Facial Implant Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Laser Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dysport Injection
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Earlobe Repair
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Peel
  • Facial Rejuvenation, Advanced, Laser
  • Facial Trauma
  • Fractional Ablative Laser Treatment
  • Hidradenitis
  • Laceration Repair
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Lesion Removal
  • Melanoma Removal
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Mole Removal
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Neck Lift
  • Neck Liposuction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Oculoplastics
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Cancer Surgery With Reconstruction
  • Skin Cancer Tumor Treatment
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Laxity
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Skin Procedures
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Skin Surgery
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stitches
  • Suture Soft Tissue Wound
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrinkles

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(305) 974-0505

Dr. Galitz accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
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Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
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Medicare
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Locations

Aventura Plastic Surgery

Aventura Plastic Surgery18851 Ne 29th Ave Ste 306 Aventura, FL 33180
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    • Mon: 8:30am - 4:00pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 4:00pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 4:00pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 4:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 4:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Minars Dermatology4060 Sheridan St Ste C Hollywood, FL 33021
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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 - 5:00pm
    • Sat: 8:00am - 1:30pm
    • Sun: 8:00am - 7:00pm
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