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

Treatment & Services

  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Adult Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Arm Lift
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Body Contouring
  • Body Lift
  • Botulinum Toxin Injections
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Cancer Reconstruction
  • Breast Cancer Surgery Program
  • Breast Implant Exchange
  • Breast Lift
  • Breast Reduction
  • Brow Lift
  • Buttock Lift
  • Cancer Center
  • Cheek Lift
  • Chemical Peels
  • Chest Wall Surgery
  • Chin/Cheek Implants
  • Cosmetic Botox Injections
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery of the Abdomen
  • Cosmetic Surgery of the Breast
  • Cosmetic Surgery of the Face
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Ear Lobe Repair
  • Ear Pinning/Otoplasty
  • Ear Reconstruction
  • Endoscopic Cosmetic Surgery
  • Eyebrow Surgery
  • Eyelid Lifts
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift (Rhytidectomy)
  • Facial Fracture Repair
  • Facial Fractures
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • Facial Surgery
  • Fat Injections
  • Flaps for Pressure Ulcers
  • Forehead Lift
  • Forehead Surgery
  • General Plastic Surgery
  • Injectables and Fillers for Facial Rejuvenation
  • Juvederm
  • Keloid Removal
  • Labiaplasty
  • Laser Surgery
  • Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Health
  • Lip Enhancement
  • Lipoplasty
  • Malignant Soft Tissue Tumor Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Surgery
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Nasal Reconstruction
  • Nasal Valve Surgery
  • Noninvasive Face Lift, Brow and Neck
  • Noninvasive Rejuvenation
  • Nose/Nasal Surgery
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Otoplasty (Ear Reshaping)
  • Perlane
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Radiesse
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Restylane
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Scar Revisions
  • Scar Surgery
  • Sculptra
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Procedures
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Septoplasty
  • Seroma Aspirations
  • Skin Biopsies
  • Skin Cancer Reconstruction
  • Skin Grafting
  • SmartLipo Body Contouring
  • Smartlipo Mini-Tuck
  • SmartLipo Tummy Tuck
  • Soft Tissue Biopsy
  • Surgery for Diseases of the Breast
  • Surgical and Non-Surgical Facial Enhancement
  • Surgical Dermatology
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Thigh Lifts
  • Trauma Reconstruction
  • Vaginal Reconstruction
  • Wrinkle Fillers
View all 92 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abscess - Minor
  • Aging Skin or Painful Skin
  • Benign Soft Tissue Tumors
  • Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Burns
  • Congenital Deviated Nasal Septum
  • Congenital Vascular Lesions
  • Cutaneous Ulcers
  • Decubitus Ulcer
  • Desmoid Tumor
  • Deviated Septum
  • Ear Tumors
  • Excess Skin after Weight Loss
  • Facial Aging
  • Facial Trauma
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Hidradenitis
  • Lipoma
  • Lymph Nodes - Armpit and Neck
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Mastectomy Defects
  • McCune-Albright Syndrome
  • Melanoma
  • Moles
  • Nasal Fractures
  • Nasal Valve Collapse
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Nevus
  • Nose Deformity
  • Open Wounds
  • Orbital Fractures
  • Pressure Ulcers
  • Scars
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Lesions
  • Small Breast Size
  • Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Soft Tissue Masses
  • Ulcerations
  • Umbilical Hernias
  • Wrinkles
View all 44 Specialties +


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About Raymond Isakov, MD

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.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Zeeba Clinic
Aesthetic Facial Plastic Surgery
Lyndhurst, OH USA

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Plastic Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
General Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Chicago Medical School
Chicago, IL USA

Undergraduate - Ohio University
Athens, OH USA

Professional Highlights

  • Associate Program Director for the CCF Plastic Surgery Residency
  • Member of the Board of the Ohio Valley Society of Plastic Surgery
  • Member of the Cleveland Clinic Enterprise Surgical Allocation Committee


  • Plastic Surgery

Specialty Interests

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
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Raymond Isakov, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 4/3/2023, Dr. Isakov 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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* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

234 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
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 3
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

41 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2023

Dr Isakov and team are amazing! Truly caring and compassionate.

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2023

Wonderful Doctor

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2023

Dr Isakov and his Nurse Practitioner were wonderful. They took plenty of time to go over every concern I had with great detail.

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2023

Scheduler responded promptly and was very professional and efficient in scheduling my appt. When I send Dr Isakov a message I always get a prompt response letting me know they've forwarded my message and letting me know when he'll respond by, and he does.

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2023

Dr Isakov does beautiful work and has an excellent bedside manner. He is a real asset to CCF and I'd recommend him to anyone in my situation.

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2023

Another excellent experience at CCF! I volunteered to sign a release in case Dr Isakov wants to use my before and after photos. I never thought I'd be able to have the surgery I had - it's truly life-changing for me.

Reviewed on May 24, 2023

Dr. Isakov is excellent and thorough, answers all questions and is kind.

Reviewed on May 16, 2023

Dr. Isakov is an exceptional doctor. He changed my life. Megan was a big part of it too. I'm so glad I was referred by a friend to go see him. They truly are the best!I would absolutely recommend them!

Reviewed on May 16, 2023

I can thank Dr. Isakov enough. He & Megan truly are the best. Dr. Isakov is a very talented surgeon and extremely knowledgeable.

Reviewed on May 10, 2023

I do recommend Dr Isakov and Nurse Megan to others for their medical needs

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2023

Plastics and Dermatology are fantastic about being in contact and answering questions and scheduling! Dr. Isakov is down to earth, honest and professional! Megan is just the same. The nurses in Derm are pleasant and understanding. I feel like Natalie? But the girl that checked me in and took the pictures is awesome!!

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2023

Staff were all very friendly and helpful :) Dr Isakov was absolutely amazing through my entire process as well.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2023

This has been an amazing experience so far, and Dr. Isakov is absolutely amazing. He is very caring, and I love how the surgery turned out. I have already told my friends about him, and will also tell more people. He is very respectful and understanding, and was very helpful with all the questions I had.

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2023

I wish all of my doctors were as caring and wonderful as Dr. Isakov

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2023

From start to finish I have felt comfortable and sure of the process with Dr Isakov and his team- specially his nurse Megan. Thorough in their answers to my questions and making sure I feel comfortable

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2023

It's always a pleasure to speak and visit with doctor Isakov and his head Nurse miss Megan.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2023

Love love love Dr Isakov!

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2023

Dr. Isokov is beyond fantastic

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2023

Dr Isakov always takes his time to answer the questions I have. He's honest about possible side effects on products, which I appreciate. I recommend him to my friends and family

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2023

Dr. Isakov is a world-class physician. He is a skillful listener and responds to questions with honesty, patience and obvious expertise. He has a wonderful gift of demonstrataing care for patients as individuals that makies you positive you chose the very best doctor for your care. The best testimonial I could give him is that I'd recommend him to my family. I trust him completely and truly appreciate the care he showed me during my surgery and post op applintments. He's simply the best there is!

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2023

He is truly a wonderful and caring doctor. His staff is very friendly and helpful.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2023

Dr. Isakov (sp)? Has been the easiest one at the Clinic to schedule. He is a huge asset to the Clinic.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2023

Rated "fair" had nothing to do with this visit. I have had many procedures over the years and your Doctors and Nurses are the best anywhere!!!! The biggest problem is getting an appointment when and with who you want.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2023

Dr Isokov is just so down to earth

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2023

Dr. Isakov and his nurse Megan are exceptional. I had a complication from a procedure and they fit me into their already busy schedule to address the post op need.

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2023

Dr. Isakov is an exceptional, skilled surgeon. I am grateful to have him caring for me. My skin cancer took the entire left side of my nose. He is reconstructing the inside and out of my nose.

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2023

Dr. Isakov is an outstanding physician. He is thorough, patient, and knowledgeable. He is also very kind and makes me extremely comfortable that I have placed my trust in a surgeon who lives up to his stellar reputation. I'm so happy I found him and regardless of the time I spend getting to Cleveland, I would never go to anyone else. He's simply the very best!

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2023

Dr. Isakov is very caring

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2022

Very kind staff and doctor

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2022

Doctor delivered results that exceeded expectations and listened carefully to my concerns

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2022

Got the time mixed up and Dr.Isakov still made the time to see me

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2022

A very caring Dr.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2022

Dr. Isakov was extremely helpful. Surgery was a complete success.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2022

Dr Isakov and his team are the best!

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2022

Dr Isokoff was great and very patient

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2022

Dr. Isakoff is absolutely the best. Kind, professional, engaging and definitely talented. He's perfect.

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2022

Good experience with Dr.Isakov and very bad experience a secretary, front desk.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2022

Process was very efficient. Dr. Isakov explained the procedure thoroughly.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2022

Both the doctor and nurse were excellent: lots of information and I didn't feel rushed while I asked my questions.

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2022

Dr. Isakov is amazing. I love him and his nurse

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2022

Dr. Isakov is very attentive to my needs. He has a great ear for listening!

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