Robert D. Galiano, MD

Robert D. Galiano, MD

4.8 
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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

Associate 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

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Overall Rating

4.8
4.8 

775 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 31, 2022

5.0

Great explanation and expectations.

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March 29, 2022

5.0

He is a very talented surgeon and a lovely person.

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March 29, 2022

5.0

Very maticulouse about his work.

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March 28, 2022

5.0

Very caring. Excellent bedside manner. Very honest in his care.

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March 28, 2022

4.0

He seems great, but it was just my first visit, so I don’t have much to rate yet.

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March 24, 2022

5.0

Dr Galiano is an exceptional wonderful skilled physician and surgeon with an extraordinary skilled, helpful and pleasant staff.

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March 24, 2022

5.0

He is knowledgeable warm and compassionate makes you feel at ease

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March 24, 2022

5.0

He took action right away performing a procedure in the office to remedy my situation. I felt better right away

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March 23, 2022

5.0

Considers medical first

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March 22, 2022

5.0

Dr. Galiano has a warm and welcoming demeanor paired with clear knowledge and expertise. He took time to explain things as well as understand my point of view. I was impressed with his level of care and look forward to working with him again.

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March 21, 2022

5.0

He is so kind and patient, and he truly considers my personal needs in a way which puts me at ease. I trust him completely.

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March 21, 2022

5.0

Already have just waiting for me to get better so my friend can get her appointment for her surgery

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March 20, 2022

5.0

He’s a true professional and is an excellent doctor.

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March 19, 2022

5.0

He was very easy to talk to and he actually listened to my concerns

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March 18, 2022

5.0

Dr Galiano, did an excellent job on my breast..

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March 18, 2022

5.0

Dr. Galiano explained comprehensively the procedure that he would perform and that I would feel uncomfortable. I appreciated the warning.

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March 17, 2022

5.0

Dr Galiano is very nice he also listens to what you want and explains to you what is the procedure.

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March 15, 2022

5.0

I’ve already referred 2 people. It’s very hard to find a great surgeon and I’ve found him.

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March 14, 2022

5.0

Dr Galiano is extremely caring and thoughtful. He makes you feel comfortable and always wants the best for you. He is also extremely skilled and has treated myself and my family, with little to no scars after procedures. Best care all around!

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March 14, 2022

5.0

He is very personable and has a welcoming and comfortable way about him. He explained my upcoming procedure so that I understand what to expect and so fears are alleviated and concerns are addressed. I received Excellent Customer service💜

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March 14, 2022

5.0

Dr. Galiano see’s me the individual as a whole human being, he is patient and not in a hurry he is correcting the mistakes someone else made. I want with his capable hands and God for my right breast to look as normal possible.

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March 10, 2022

5.0

He is an artist. My reconstruction is well beyond my expectations and well beyond what I had in the past.

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March 07, 2022

5.0

Very informative and professional

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March 07, 2022

5.0

Dr Galiano listened to me right before the procedure and was able to accomplish the procedure I preferred which was to be decided in the operating room at the time. It was a tough request and he was able to pull it off exceptionally.

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March 03, 2022

5.0

Very nice and takes the time to really discuss in detail needs and options. He never seems in a rush or in any way critical, rather answered so many questions with kindness and care.

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March 03, 2022

5.0

Dr. Galiano is very good at handling patient expectations, patient overall health not to mention the actual surgery. I feel totally safe in his capable hands.

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February 28, 2022

5.0

He did an amazing job

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February 28, 2022

5.0

Professional and comprehensive interactions with doctor and staff. Thank you.

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February 28, 2022

5.0

Great bedside manner, engaging, makes you feel incredibly comfortable.

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February 25, 2022

4.0

He's ok. He messed up my face, but did what he had to do. I'm grateful.

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February 24, 2022

5.0

His promptness with the patient and his compassion. More importantly. His experience.

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February 21, 2022

5.0

I will recommend him 100% he’s an amazing surgeon kept up with my recovery the first week I’m still recovering but I’m only a week postop my incision so great

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February 21, 2022

5.0

He is caring explains everything makes you feel confident about any procedure and has a great personality

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February 21, 2022

5.0

This is based on my consult with him (my third with Dr Galiano). I have not had surgery but am confident he is the right doctor to help me b

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February 17, 2022

3.0

My nose since surgery seems crooked, not straight.

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February 17, 2022

5.0

His work has been phenomenal, he listens, and is very caring and understanding.

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February 14, 2022

5.0

Dr. Galiano and the entire staff were very pleasant and professional

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February 14, 2022

5.0

Dr Galiano has been patient with my questions and helpful every time I’ve seen him.

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February 14, 2022

5.0

Dr. Galiano was awesome from start to finish.

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February 11, 2022

5.0

He is extremely calm and understanding. Made me feel better about my decision.

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February 08, 2022

5.0

I believe that Dr. Galiano truly cares about his patients and wants the best possible outcome in each individual case.

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February 04, 2022

5.0

Very pleasant and a great surgeon!

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February 03, 2022

5.0

Very caring and professional and knowledgeable

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January 31, 2022

5.0

He is the best plastic surgeon. Very kind and attentive. He gives his patients the time they need with him. Answers every question you have.

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January 24, 2022

5.0

Very professional.

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January 24, 2022

5.0

He seems very confident in his work

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January 11, 2022

5.0

He’s very nice understood everything and helped as much as he could.

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January 10, 2022

5.0

Very thorough and friendly!

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January 03, 2022

5.0

Dr Galiano is outstanding. We are very lucky to have him as plastic surgeon. Dr Galiano does magic with plastic surgery. Thank you very much indeed.

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January 03, 2022

5.0

Dr. Galiano is skilled, caring and compassionate.

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January 03, 2022

5.0

Explaining, and very at ease conversation , making me feel comfortable.

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December 20, 2021

5.0

I’ve had amazing consult and great results with Dr. Galliano. I also appreciate his professionalism and bedside manner. I trust him and would refer him to anyone considering a cosmetic procedure.

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December 20, 2021

5.0

Caring

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December 18, 2021

5.0

Made feel very comfortable and felt like he empathize with me.

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December 17, 2021

5.0

attentive, friendly, understands consent when speaking about touching my body.

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December 16, 2021

5.0

Dr. Galiano is a superb surgeon and and an awfully nice human being.

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December 13, 2021

4.0

He seems very knowledgeable and explained things well.

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December 13, 2021

5.0

Very professional and nice. Had me tell more about myself which made the consult less weird.

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December 10, 2021

5.0

Dr Galiano is excellent; great personality, communicates well and is very much a perfectionist

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December 10, 2021

5.0

Kind. Patient. Personsonable.

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November 29, 2021

5.0

He is a true caring physician with the an admirable expertise.

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November 29, 2021

5.0

Again. I am pleased with him. No problems. He cares.

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November 18, 2021

5.0

Dr. Galiano is a superb surgeon and a compassionate doctor.

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November 17, 2021

5.0

He gets straight to the point & I appreciate that

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November 15, 2021

5.0

TOOK HIS TIME AND WAS VERY PATIENT. MADE ME FEEL SAFE AND COMFORTABLE FOR MY SURGERY.

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November 15, 2021

5.0

He took the time to listen. He understood what I was saying and coming from. Very professional!

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November 15, 2021

4.0

He was clear and professional. I haven’t actually had the surgery yet so not sure I could Recommend him.

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November 05, 2021

5.0

Dr. Galiano takes the time to REALLY listen to me and hear my concerns. He explains everything in a clear way and always asks if I have any questions or concerns

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November 01, 2021

5.0

He is an artist.

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October 26, 2021

5.0

Dr. Galliano is a caring and compassionate doctor who makes me feel very welcomed and confortable. I trust Dr. Galliano and he has done a great job. I'm very fortunate to have him for plastic surgery.

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October 21, 2021

5.0

I chose Dr. Galiano out of three consultations I had before committing to a surgeon. I’m relieved to have chosen such a kind, compassionate surgeon to help me through my recovery.

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October 21, 2021

5.0

fine results and excellent care

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October 18, 2021

4.0

I don’t have anyone to compare him with, never having had plastic surgery.

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October 12, 2021

5.0

Dr. Galiano is very attentive & knowledgeable!

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October 11, 2021

4.0

So far I like him. Attentive and seems to know his stuff. Need more time to give a final rating

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October 11, 2021

5.0

His approachable manner along with his explanation of cause of issues, surgery going forward, outcome and recuperation gave me a sense of comfort.

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October 11, 2021

5.0

Good work, great bedside manner

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October 11, 2021

5.0

He listens and is kind.

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October 08, 2021

5.0

Quality of care

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October 04, 2021

5.0

He makes the patient comfortable and is able to explain things in a way that helps you understand and trust the process and what you can expect from the outcome - best and worst case scenario. The outcome he delivered for me was best case and I’m very pleased.

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October 04, 2021

5.0

He did a great job

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October 04, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable

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October 04, 2021

5.0

He is very caring and supportive

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October 04, 2021

5.0

Thorough and detailed explanations, no rushing or brushing off questions.

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October 03, 2021

5.0

I like how he discuss the surgery or problem with you. He does not rush you. He wants your body heal completely before the next procedure is to be done. Dr. Galiano cares about his patient.

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October 03, 2021

5.0

Good share techniques to prevent scarring and to make the breast lifted.

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October 01, 2021

5.0

Caring doctor with all the right experience, tools and techniques. Although it's early in the process, I am very satisfied with the progress so far.

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September 30, 2021

5.0

Dr Galiano is the best. He did a wonderful job with me. I highly recommend him.

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September 30, 2021

5.0

He did a great job with my surgery. I’m so happy with it.

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September 27, 2021

5.0

I would recommend Dr Galiano to everyone.. He made me feel very comfortable

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September 24, 2021

5.0

Very friendly, patient and thorough in explaining my options.

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September 23, 2021

5.0

Excellent surgeon, very skilled, with great patient care and effective communication at every stage.

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September 21, 2021

5.0

Dr Galiano is one of the best physicians I have ever known. Profesional, courteous and passionate about caring for his patients in order to provide the best care possible. Thank you!

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September 21, 2021

5.0

The care he shows

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September 21, 2021

5.0

He's the best plastic surgeon i ever had,the best.

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September 17, 2021

5.0

Dr. Galiano seems to know what to do and deals with it aggressively. At the same time he makes the patient feel at home by the way he explains what he's doing in a very accommodating and friendly way.

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September 16, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable and completely trust him

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September 13, 2021

5.0

He has been the only source of real progress in the treatment and management of this condition.

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August 30, 2021

5.0

Experience and ability.

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August 27, 2021

5.0

I'm pleased with the operation. I'd never had an operation before, so was nervous. Dr. Galiano's skill is very apparent, as well as the colleagues who worked with him.

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