Robert D. Galiano, MD

Robert D. Galiano, MD

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Primary Specialty

Plastic Surgery

Secondary Specialty

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine - 1997
Residency:
NYU Grossman School of Medicine - 2000
NYU Grossman School of Medicine - 2006

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery - Plastic Surgery (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Alignment Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.8
4.8 

1007 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

86 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

86 Reviews

August 29, 2023

5.0

He did a great job with my procedure. I'm loving my results.

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August 28, 2023

5.0

Excellent surgeon AND VERY PERSONABLE

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August 28, 2023

5.0

Dr Galiano is very professional and excellent in his profession. I am extremely happy with him.

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August 24, 2023

5.0

Patient, thorough, kind

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August 24, 2023

5.0

By all means Dr Galiano is highly rated by all medical professionals and even family and friends that couldn’t believe the transformation from a disfigured half face to no one can tell as a result of his passionate and brilliant work. Forever grateful.

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August 22, 2023

5.0

He is the best.

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August 04, 2023

5.0

Dr. Galiano is an amazing surgeon! I couldn’t be happier with the outcome of my breast reduction surgery. Dr. Galiano is extremely kind, professional, and very knowledgeable. He truly cares about his patients, and he provides an expert level of care. I highly recommend him!!

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July 31, 2023

5.0

Very attentive

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July 31, 2023

5.0

Competent!

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July 31, 2023

5.0

He is an excellent medical professional and always presents himself with great energy, knowledge, and kindness

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July 31, 2023

5.0

The provider explained everything in detailed from the insurance to the surgery. He answered all the questions I was concerned about.

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July 27, 2023

5.0

Doctor was very attentive, gave me the time to listen and addressed all my concerns. He explained in terms that I can understand. Made me feel at ease with my examination. Staff was friendly as well.

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July 25, 2023

5.0

He is a very good surgeon and a very kind and caring doctor. Great bedside manners and wonderful personality.

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July 13, 2023

5.0

He’s great! Very personable, well spoken, and patient.

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July 13, 2023

5.0

He did a great job with my procedure and with the my follow-ups

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July 13, 2023

5.0

He’s the best

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July 10, 2023

4.0

Dr. Galiano seemed great, though I would have liked greater detail and communication on the subject of the visit. Much of what was discussed with me I was familiar with, and I felt like my questions could have been listened to and answered more thoroughly.

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July 08, 2023

5.0

I had a very sudden surgery with dramatic results on my face. Dr. Galiano was very careful explaining the reconstruction process and also reassuring me that all will be all right. I really appreciate how courteous he and his entire staff are. Thank you.

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June 29, 2023

5.0

Dr. Galiano is extremely attentive does amazing work.

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June 27, 2023

5.0

Very professional and skilled treatment.

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June 27, 2023

5.0

Dr. Galiano is a skilled plastic surgeon with wonderful bedside manner. He made me feel completely comfortable and at ease throughout the entire process from consultation through surgery and followup. I’m very pleased with my results! His nurses were also wonderful and had incredible bedside manner. I would certainly go back to Dr. Galiano and his team for any future plastic surgery needs.

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June 26, 2023

5.0

He cares.

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June 22, 2023

5.0

Dr Galiano does everything painless or as close as pain less as it can be done. He always addresses concerns and is just so friendly and easy to talk too

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June 20, 2023

5.0

Dr. Galiano is open, honest and understanding. He explains all procedures thoroughly and he listens to your own personal issues. He is simply the best.

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June 19, 2023

5.0

Very professional and informative. He was very easy to talk too and I feel confident in his ability

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June 19, 2023

5.0

Doctor was very knowledgeable and made comfortable with procedure. Answer all the question I had.

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June 16, 2023

5.0

Very clear explanation of what’s involved in breast reduction, took care of contacting my insurance company.

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June 12, 2023

5.0

Very personable. Knowledgeable. Easy to understand process and reasons for particular approach. Felt he listened. Did not feel rushed. Felt he respected our input. Was not condescending.

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June 12, 2023

5.0

He was a good listener and responsive to my questions.

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June 03, 2023

4.0

He explained what will take place after the surgery

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May 26, 2023

5.0

He is caring and genuinely is invested in his patients wellbeing. He not only is patient satisfaction and concerns but also personally takes time to communicate well th families post surgery to ease them. He is very empathetic.

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May 25, 2023

5.0

Knowledgeable and professional.

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May 25, 2023

5.0

Listened to all of my requests and concerns, and does beautiful work!

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May 22, 2023

5.0

He treated me with dignity in a vulnerable place. All my questions were answered well and thoroughly.

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May 19, 2023

5.0

He is very kind, answers all my questions, listened to my concerns and goals - and so far it looks like he did what I asked… waiting for swelling to go down.

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May 18, 2023

5.0

Very knowledgeable about the procedure I was seeking. I was very nervous about it but he immediately put me at ease.

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May 18, 2023

5.0

He office manner is reassuring.

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May 18, 2023

5.0

Patient first Explains Teaching Respectful Asks for feedback

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May 15, 2023

5.0

He's wonderful, great skills, great bedside manor, answers all questions, very gentle approach to everything.

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May 15, 2023

5.0

He is very precise and knowledgeable. He is also reassuring.

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May 15, 2023

5.0

Dr, Galliano was extremely compassionate and comprehensive in his assessment and explanation of the potential surgery and outcomes.

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May 15, 2023

5.0

He’s perfect and did a great diep for a plus size person.

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May 13, 2023

5.0

He has a great bedside manor and very polite and professional. Very nice staff

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May 11, 2023

5.0

Professional, kind, and is a very skilled surgeon.

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May 11, 2023

5.0

Very reassuring, excellent follow up care.

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May 08, 2023

5.0

Same as above. Still healing so don't know the end result of the surgery but I am very happy with his responsiveness and very positive demeanor!

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May 04, 2023

3.0

He was extremely rushed in my appointment, and not explaining things very well. I’m very concerned about moving forward

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May 04, 2023

5.0

Very personable, asks great questions and always responds with solutions and options.

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May 01, 2023

5.0

Excellence

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April 24, 2023

5.0

He is the best! So patient, smart, respectful and I fully trust him!

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April 24, 2023

5.0

Very professional

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April 22, 2023

3.0

Does not explain everything completely… how much pain… full time of recovery… what are all the options… how are you going to look at the end… etc.

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April 22, 2023

5.0

Great service

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April 20, 2023

5.0

i felt that Dr Galliano spent a lot of time making sure i felt comfortable with what he proposed not only on the consult but on a flow up zoom call when I asked to see before after photos. He made me feel very confident and I never felt rushed. i really think he cares and very good at what he does:)

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April 20, 2023

5.0

Exceptionally intelligent and caring

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April 20, 2023

5.0

he’s an outstanding surgeon and a kind person

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April 17, 2023

5.0

Dr Galiano and his staff were very nice! Everyone made me feel so comfortable

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April 17, 2023

5.0

I can't give him a 10 yet because my face has not yet healed and I can't see the end result. But so far I am happy with his service.

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April 10, 2023

5.0

So far so good; hadn’t had any surgeries yet however.

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April 07, 2023

5.0

He was very good from beginning to the end of my surgery. Telling me what would happen and how it would happen.

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April 06, 2023

5.0

Always kind and caring and doesn’t rush you

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April 03, 2023

5.0

He is a highly skilled professional. He is a great communicator and friendly. All of this creates a safe space for exceptional care that I would 100% recommend

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April 03, 2023

5.0

He described the options for my condition clearly and answered all my questions. He made me feel comfortable about my procedure being manageable.

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March 30, 2023

5.0

Well educated about professional

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March 27, 2023

5.0

Exceptionally caring surgeon. An asset to the NM team

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March 27, 2023

5.0

Very nice, gentle, and reassuring.

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March 27, 2023

5.0

Dr. Galiano is very knowledgeable and professional

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March 24, 2023

5.0

He takes his time and explains everything

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March 21, 2023

5.0

He is a master physician.

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March 16, 2023

5.0

so far so good

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March 15, 2023

5.0

Dr. Galiano was so kind and so professional! Thank the Good Lord for a wonderful surgeon and Northwestern!

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March 09, 2023

5.0

High professionalism and kindness

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March 06, 2023

5.0

see above. When my swelling finally goes down, I may move that 9 to a 10. We'll see!

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March 06, 2023

5.0

Personable, professional, caring. What a great doctor.

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March 03, 2023

5.0

I highly recommend Dr Galiano. My results from the surgery are great

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March 02, 2023

5.0

He was referred to me and he was a good choice. I looked that he asked me what I wanted in the 1st visit, and gave that to me.

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February 27, 2023

5.0

Great doctor. Attentive and comforting.

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February 27, 2023

5.0

Great communicator —- discussed plan with me. Competence

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February 27, 2023

5.0

He cares about the welfare of his patient’s

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February 25, 2023

5.0

Compassionate and skilled

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February 25, 2023

5.0

I trust Dr. Galliano and his team. He is a very qualified doctor.

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February 24, 2023

5.0

I was spoke to with care and compassion. Dr. Galiano explained his process and alternatives. He was willing to answer any question I had without interruption

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February 23, 2023

5.0

Very good Dr and really cares about his patients

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February 23, 2023

5.0

Dr Galiano did a phenomenal job on my reduction!!

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February 20, 2023

5.0

Thoughtful and willing to take the time to explain things to you.

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February 16, 2023

5.0

Pleasant and seemingly concerned about his patients. Explained to me what to expect on the day of my upcoming surgery.

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