Department Plastic Surgery
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English, Italian
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Adult Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Alveolar Cleft Grafting
  • Arm Lift
  • Arm Reconstruction
  • Arthroplasty
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botulinum Toxin Injections
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Implant Exchange
  • Breast Lift
  • Breast Reduction
  • Brow Lift
  • Cheek Lift
  • Chin/cheek Implants
  • Congenital Hand Surgery
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery of the Abdomen
  • Cosmetic Surgery of the Body
  • Cosmetic Surgery of the Breast
  • Cosmetic Surgery of the Face
  • Craniofacial Reconstruction
  • Craniomaxillofacial Surgery
  • Department of Pediatric Plastic Surgery
  • Diep Flaps
  • Distraction Osteogenesis
  • Ear Pinning/otoplasty
  • Ear Reconstruction
  • EyeLid and Brow Lifts
  • Eyelid And Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Face Transplant
  • Facelift (Rhytidectomy)
  • Facial Fracture Repair
  • Facial Fractures
  • Facial Reanimation
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • Facial Surgery
  • Fat Injections
  • Forehead & Eyebrow Surgery
  • Forehead Lift
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Non-union
  • Fracture Reconstruction
  • Hand and Arm Reconstruction
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tranplantation
  • Head and neck reconstructive surgery
  • Hyaluronic acid injections
  • Injectables And Fillers For Facial Rejuvenation
  • Jaw Reconstruction
  • Juvederm
  • Lip Enhancement
  • Management of Cleft Lip/Palate
  • Maxillofacial Reconstruction
  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Microsurgery
  • Microsurgery of the Hand and Arm
  • Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction
  • Microvascular Decompression
  • Microvascular Reconstruction
  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Nasal Deformity
  • Nasal Reconstruction
  • Neck Lift
  • Nerve Transfers For Injury/tumor
  • Nose/nasal Surgery
  • Orbital Fractures
  • Orthognathic Surgery
  • Otoplasty (Ear Reshaping)
  • Pediatric Cranioplasty
  • Pediatric Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Pediatric Fracture Treatment
  • Pediatric Plastic Surgery
  • Pediatric Reconstructive Surgery
  • Peripheral Joint Injections
  • Peripheral Nerve Decompression/transfer
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Perlane
  • Radiesse
  • Reconstructive Head And Neck Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery of the Face
  • Reoperative Surgery
  • Restoration Of Speech
  • Restylane
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Septoplasty
  • Speech Surgery
  • Steroid Injections
  • Transplantation
  • Trauma Reconstruction
  • Wrinkle Fillers
  • Wrist Reconstruction
  • Wrist Surgery
View all 97 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Adult and Pediatric Facial Trauma
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Thumb Base
  • Arthritis of the Wrist & Hand
  • Benign Bone Tumors
  • Benign Maxillofacial Tumors
  • Birth Defects
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Grafting
  • Breast Cancer
  • Broken Bones
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cleft Lip
  • Cleft Palate
  • Congenital Anomalies
  • Congenital Deviated Nasal Septum
  • Congenital Hand Differences
  • Craniofacial Disorders
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Dentofacial Deformities
  • DeQuervain's Disease
  • Excess Skin After Weight Loss
  • Facial Nerve Disorders
  • Facial Nerve Paralysis
  • Facial Trauma
  • Fibrous Dysplasia
  • Fractures
  • Hand and Wrist Arthritis
  • Hand and Wrist Injuries
  • Hand Problems
  • Hand Related Sports Injuries
  • Jaw Fractures
  • Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome (KTS)
  • Mastectomy Defects
  • Maxillofacial Deformities
  • Mobius Syndrome
  • Moebius Syndrome
  • Nasal Fractures
  • Nerve Compression of the Hand
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Nerve Injuries
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Nose Deformity
  • Nose Or Nasal Problems
  • Pediatric Breast Anomalies
  • Pediatric Tumors
  • Ptosis
  • Small Breast Size
  • Trigger Finger and De Quervain's Disease
  • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment
  • Vascular Anomalies
  • Vascular Malformations
  • Velopharyngeal Insufficiency
  • Venous Malformations
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About Antonio Rampazzo, MD, PhD

Antonio Rampazzo, MD PhD, joined Cleveland Clinic's Plastic Surgery Department in 2014 after completing a craniofacial surgery fellowship at the University of Michigan and is co-director of the Cleft Lip-Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies Program.

Dr. Antonio Rampazzo received his medical degree from the University of Padova, Italy. He completed his residency in plastic surgery at the University of Padova, Italy in 2006.  He further trained for 2 years in London, United Kingdom (Queen Victoria Hospital, St Andrew’s Center for Plastic Surgery and Royal London Hospital) specializing in hand, breast, head and neck reconstruction and general plastic surgery. He then completed a 1-year reconstructive microsurgery fellowship at E-Da Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. In 2010, he joined the Plastic Surgery Department at Cleveland Clinic, as a research fellow and worked with Dr Maria Siemionow on vascularized composite allotransplantation until July 2011. Then, he completed a two years hand surgery fellowship at Christine Marie Kleinert Institute, Louisville, Kentucky (2011-2013).

His specialty interests are pediatric and adult craniomaxillofacial surgery (orthognathic surgery, pediatric cleft lip and palate surgery, velopharyngeal insufficiency, Crouzon syndrome, Apert Syndrome, Hemifacial microsomia, Treacher Collins syndrome, Romberg syndrome, Muenke Syndrome,  craniosynostosis, facial paralysis, microtia and ear reconstruction, post-traumatic reconstruction), hand  and wrist surgery, microsurgical reconstructions, and face and hand transplantation.

His aesthetic surgery interests include facial surgery (including cosmetic eyelid surgery, brow surgery, face/Neck lift,cosmetic nose surgery, ear protrusion correction, cosmetic chin surgery,cosmetic jaw contouring, cosmetic Botox® injections, filler injections), cosmetic surgery of the breast and body (breast augmentation,breast lift, breast reduction, arm lift, tummy tuck, thigh lift, and liposuction).

Dr Rampazzo is an Associate Professor of Surgery at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. His research interests include vascularized composite allotransplantation, face, hand and abdominal wall transplantation, new techniques in craniomaxillofacial surgery and microsurgery.  He has written multiple book chapters and has over sixty peer-reviewed papers. He is a member of the editorial board of Microsurgery and Annals of Plastic Surgery.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of Michigan Health System
Craniofacial Surgery
Ann Arbor, MI USA

Fellowship - Christine M. Kleinert Institute
Hand Surgery
Louisville, KY USA

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Research Fellowship - Plastic Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA

Fellowship - Royal London Hospital
Plastic Surgery / Microsurgery
London, U.K. E11BB, United Kingdom

Fellowship - St. Andrew's Center for Plastic Surgery
Plastic Surgery / Hand Microsurgery
Chelmsford, United Kingdom

Fellowship - E-DA Hospital / I-Shoo University
Plastic Microsurgery
Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Fellowship - Queen Victoria Hospital
Plastic Surgery
East Grinstead, West Sussex, United Kingdom

Residency - Universita Di Padova Faculty of Medicine
Plastic Surgery
Padova, Italy

Medical Education - Universita Di Padova Faculty of Medicine
Padova, Italy

Specialty Interests

Pediatric and Adult Craniofacial Surgery, Pediatric Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery, Orthognathic Surgery, Congenital Facial Malformations, Craniosynostosis, Facial Skeletal Surgery, Vascular Malformations, Congenital hand malformations, Microsurgical reconstruction, Face and hand transplantation, Cosmetic Surgery of the Face and Body, Body Contouring, Breast Surgery.

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 11/30/2019, Dr. Rampazzo has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

222 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Time Spent with Patient 4.5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

32 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2020

Dr Rampazzo was truly amazing. As an ICU nurse I deal with doctors all day, I have never met one with the compassion for patients and love of his job. I knew within two minutes if or appointment that this was the doctor I wanted to do my surgery. I'm still blown away by this appointment!

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2020

I can't say enough how wonderful Dr. Rampazzo is. He is so patient and kind and informative. He listens and takes time to explain.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

Dr. Rampazzo took his time and explained everything to me during my visit. All my questions were answered thoroughly.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

My doctor visit was great, once I finally got in his office to be seen!

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

Dr. Rampazzo, his staff, and all the nurses made my recovery as best as it could have been. They were wonderful.

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2020

Dr Rampazzo a,d his staff are awesome!!

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2020

the doctor and his crew we're very professionals and excellent people I give them five stars out of five

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

the doctor was extremely informative about options

Reviewed on May 21, 2020

Dr. Rampazzo is simply amazing with my daughter. He is always so patient with her and has a very calming way to keep her relaxed.

Reviewed on May 21, 2020

Dr. Rampazzo is one of the most personable, truthful, understanding, compassionate and respectful doctors I have had the pleasure of being cared by. He is great!

Reviewed on May 21, 2020

Dr. Rampazzo and all of his assistants (3 in total) were wonderful.

Reviewed on May 21, 2020

very kind staff and dr was great

Reviewed on May 18, 2020

best doctor ever!

Reviewed on May 11, 2020

I have always had positive experiences with Dr. Rampazzo and his team.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2020

Dr. office personally scheduled my appointment, added me to the schedule. I very much appreciated this due to my pain and discomfort.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Dr. Rampazzo and his assistant were incredibly attentive and kind. I felt well cared for before, during and after the procedure.

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

very friendly and assuring Dr. and staff

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2020

the Doctor and his nurse was very nice

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

provider was excellent, very knowledgeable and friendly

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

the doctor was Real nice explain things to me

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2019

Great experience and this Dr is so thoughtful of your feelings as a patient.

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2019

I just Love the Dr Manner's and he show's Empathy

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2019

I love Dr. Rampazzo!

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2019

excellent doctor would highly recommend him to anyone. exceeded my expectations.

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2019

the provider was good kind and informative

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2019

very good doctor

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2019

dr. explained to me everything that is going on with my hand.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2019

Dr. Rampazzo treated my brother and we saw the way he treated him and was very informative. That is why when I had a problem with a finger, Dr. Rampazzo was the first person I thought of.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2019

Dr. Rampazzo and his entire staff are amazing. Everyone is kind and respectful. It's nice to know there are still people who care about the welfare of their patients and their family members.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2019

I've never met a physician who is so concerned about his patients. His kindness and caring is passed on to his entire staff.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2019

Dr very good. very personable. explain very well and spent time. good experience.

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2019

Dr and his NP spent ample time. My daughter is 17 and we were talking about a sensitive subject and they were very kind

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