Dr. Rachel A. Ruotolo has been a partner at Long Island Plastic Surgical Group since 2010. She received her undergraduate degree from Duke University and MD from George Washington School of Medicine, where she graduated with distinction. Dr. Ruotolo received her general surgery and plastic surgery training at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and pursued specialty training in Pediatric Congenital and Craniofacial Surgery during a fellowship at Medical City Children’s Hospital in Dallas, Texas.
Dr. Ruotolo is a board-certified plastic surgeon who specializes in pediatric craniofacial surgery. She treats patients with conditions such as cleft lip and palate, protruding ears, syndactyly (fused digits), ear reconstruction for microtia, and craniosynostosis (premature closure of skull sutures resulting in abnormal skull and facial shape). Dr. Ruotolo also specializes in facial trauma in children and adults, including orbital, zygomatic and mandible fractures, as well as cranioplasty (skull reconstruction) after craniotomy.