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Title Co-Director of Craniofacial Program
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
  • Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender( LGBT Health)
  • 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 98 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
View all 56 Specialties +


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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 12/4/2021, 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

199 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 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

40 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2021

Dr. Was wonderful I would use him anytime, wonderful caring man, good for the Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2021

Great Dr. Listened to my concerns and answered all my questions

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2021

The nurses were wonderful. The doctor was very on point and straightforward. I was very satisfied with the outcome. Thank you Dr. Rampazzo and his staff.

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2021

Dr. Was great with short wait time and gave a great cortisone injection.

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2021

Dr Rampazzo is an excellent doctor. He was very knowledgeable and kind! He took Time to explain everything.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2021

It's hard for me to understand the doctor's accent

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2021

I really felt that Dr Rampazzo listen to me and understood my problem and desired outcome. He also took the time to explain all possible procedures and outcomes in terms I understood. I felt I was part of the decision making progress and understood any complications that might occur. He did not talk down to me at any time nor was he dismissive.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2021

Excellent attention given by doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2021

Dr rampazzo is such a gem. He took his time with me and discussed options. I genuinely felt like he cared about my opinion and hopes of my procedure outcome.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2021

I answered good for the last question becauseI only had one visit so far with the provider. But first impression was very good.

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2021

This doctor has been responsive and caring. I find doctors are VERY busy and getting an appointment is difficult. Many of my doctors do not EVER respond to messages.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2021

I used my chart and used to get text reminders and now I don't. It is a one way 2 hr trip for me and more than worth it for the dr Antonio and also Dr. Djohan and staff including check in, To parking exit. Thank you CCF! I kicked breast cancers A$$!

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2021

Dr. Rampazzo was wonderful. He listened to me and was compassionate.

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2021

I had to wait nearly 2 months and was scheduled with the wrong doctor.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2021

Both Dr Rampazzo and his NP were very attentive, efficient, professional & pleasant.

Reviewed on May 26, 2021

Doctor and staff were awesome--- excellent

Reviewed on May 17, 2021

When we actually got to meet with Dr. Rampazzo he was very nice and competent. We did not feel rushed through the visit and he kept eye contact with us. He also said if we had any questions after the visit to reach out, which I did. He answered my follow-up visit questions through the MyChart messaging in a fairly timely manner which I greatly appreciated!

Reviewed on May 17, 2021

The video consult worked well for the most part to have a discussion of options. But of course the doctor was unable to palpate the area of concern to assess for pliability and elasticity of the surrounding skin.

Reviewed on May 15, 2021

dr Rampazzo and plastic surgery residents were great. M30 nurses and staff were great as well.

Reviewed on May 12, 2021

Dr. Rampazzo is the most caring doctor that I've ever met!!

Reviewed on May 5, 2021

I felt totally at ease with this doctor and staff. I appreciated the care.

Reviewed on May 4, 2021

Dr. Rampazzo and his entire staff are amazing.

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2021

Dr Rampazzo is amazing, I am so glad that I found and chose him to do my surgery.

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2021

dr rampazzo is clearly a very compassionate and kind doctor. he cares, he listens and absolutely wants the best possible outcome for his patients.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2021

I have a long drive and staff always helps to link when possible. great Dr including team and nurse care also.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2021

dr Rampazzo is an excellent & caring surgeon.

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2021

Long wait, but appreciate that Doctor Rampazzo spends adequate time with ALL his patients, depending on their requirements.

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2021

Dr. Rampazzo is fantastic. He was very thorough, explained everything and made me very comfortable... he's also extremely funny too!

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2021

Dr. Rampazzo has excellent bedside manner

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2021

extremely happy with Dr. Rambuzzohospitable, knowledgeable and friendly with genuine concern for my comfort the results are more than expected! thank you

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2021

Dr. Rampazzo always took his time with me in my visits. He thoroughly explains everything and answers my questions.

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2021

Staff and doctor were great!

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2021

we love Dr. Rampazzo. he is always so kind and happy to see Ada. he takes his time answering my questions and we never feel rushed.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2021

First off, wow. I felt so welcomed and understood when I was at my visit. I'm looking forward to continuing to work with Dr. Rampazzo as I wait for approval for a breast reduction.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2021

The best doctor I could possibly wish for. I wouldn't for a second hesitate to refer my friends to him. He is simply the best. He is so humble. Words can't describe how grateful I am. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2021

*Dr. Rampazzo is amazing!

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2021

I had a very great experience. He is very professional and a very great doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2021

Great experience. Dr.Rampazzo was professional and respectful the entire time.

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2021

Dr. antonio rampazzo cares for my daughter as if she was his own child. The love and compassion he shows her and our family when he cares for her is something you cant get any where else. When we first met antonio he genuinely showed concern for julianna and met our expectations of him after her surgery prior to surgery and even now. I would never let her see any other specialist because he is the best. Thank you dr. rampazzo for loving and caring for our daughter as much as we do. We know shes in the best of care with you.

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2021

Dr was very compassionate with me.

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