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Raymond Isakov, MD, is on Staff in Cleveland Clinic's Department of Plastic Surgery.
A graduate of Orange High School in suburban Cleveland. Dr. Isakov earned his medical degree at the Chicago Medical School. He completed a general surgery internship and residency at Cleveland Clinic as well as a two-year fellowship in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He completed an additional six-month fellowship in aesthetic surgery at the Zeeba Clinic in Cleveland.
Dr. Isakov’s specialty interests are facial cosmetic surgery, including facelifts (rhytidectomy), eyebrow and neck lifts, cosmetic ear surgery (otoplasty), cosmetic nose reshaping (rhinoplasty) and non-surgical facial rejuvenation. Other cosmetic interests include lipoplasty, primary and re-operative aesthetic breast surgery and body contouring procedures.
Dr. Isakov also specializes in the surgical treatment of Melanoma and non-Melanoma skin cancers.
He also performs reconstruction of the breast for mastectomy and partial mastectomy defects.
He has been board-certified in both general surgery and plastic surgery.
Associate Program Director for the CCF Plastic Surgery Residency
Aesthetic surgery of the breast, body and face, breast reconstruction, general plastic surgery, melanoma
American Society of Plastic Surgery
American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Ohio Valley Society of Plastic Surgery
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