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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
  • Bone Grafting
  • 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 99 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
  • 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 55 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 11/21/2022, 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

231 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
4.7 out of 5
Explains 4.6
Listens 4.5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.7
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

26 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2023

Top Grade.. Dr. Rampazzo couldn't have been any more responsive to my questions he gave detailed answers inc luring showing me descriptive pictures.I give him the highest grade!!!! Excellent!!

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2023

Dr. Rampazzo is an extremely knowledgeable, friendly, caring and supportive provider. I trust his opinion, services, and feedback. I would recommend him to any patient needing his services

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2023

He is a great doctor!

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2023

Requested this appointment on a Friday, and was able to see the doctor on Monday! Pleased with all aspects of my visit.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2023

Doc Rampazzo and his Nurses are excellent very patient explained everything so I could understand

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2022

I have been very happy with Dr Rampazzo but the rest of the staff (mostly scheduling) has been kind of a nightmare to deal with. Also had great experience with Brynn in finance.

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2022

I really like Dr Rampazzo, he was very thorough and knowledgeable!!

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2022

Dr. Rampazzo is always kind and caring. He never makes me feel like a bother when I have concerns.

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2022

The good doctor is very thoughtful and kind. He explains all of my options and is always optimistic he can restore my wrist function.

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2022

Top notch care. No wait time. Excellent quality staff and physicians.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2022

Dr Rampazzo is the most caring, thorough and skilled healthcare provider I've ever encountered. I've already recommended him to three of my friends!

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2022

Dr. Rampazzo is genuine, listens carefully to the patient's concerns, and explains all the options that are in the patient's best interest. His craft is impeccable and being under his care has been one of the best experiences at the Clinic.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2022

The doctor was very short and not open to listening to our opinions. He seemed very annoyed to be working with an infant.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2022

I appreciated that Dr. Rampazzo actually reviewed my chart/history before entering the room.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2022

Dr. Rampazzo is a first class surgeon!!!

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2022

Excellent care and customer service; would recommend Dr. Rampazzo to my family and friends. He answered all of my questions and did not rush the appointment.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2022

Excellent care and customer service; I would recommend Dr. Rampazzo to my family and friends. He answered all of my questions and did not rush the appointment. I plan on seeing him as a patient in the future.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2022

Dr Rampazzo is probably one of the best healthcare providers I've ever encountered. During this visit, I was the one that was concerned about taking too much of his time, and trying to be succinct with my questions. He interjected twice that he had plenty of time to spend with me to make sure my questions were addressed.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2022

*Dr. Rampazzo is a wonderful provider as well as his nursing staff. They are always so friendly and helpful.

Reviewed on May 24, 2022

I love Dr. Rampazzo! He's very straight-forward and also kind. No issues whatsoever.

Reviewed on May 23, 2022

My experience with Dr Rampazzo and his staff was outstanding . Planning on coming back in for an eyelid lift. Thank you

Reviewed on May 23, 2022

Of course I will recommend Dr Rampazzo . I received excellent information and care.

Reviewed on May 18, 2022

Dr. Rampazzo and his staff were extremely compassionate, helpful, knowledgeable and professional. It was my first visit at the office and Dr. rampazzo made me feel very comfortable and cared for. I felt like I was an excellent hands.

Reviewed on May 18, 2022

Dr. Rampazzo helped me more than the two other doctors I had seen prior to coming to his office for the same element. He knew exactly what my problem was and gave me different solutions that other doctors had not.

Reviewed on May 18, 2022

Excellent physician.Great bedside mannerKind and I never felt rushed during the appointment

Reviewed on May 18, 2022

Dr Rampazzo was kind, patient, gave me the time I needed, listened and never interrupted and always gave me a thought filled answer

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