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

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Arm Lift
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Body Lift
  • Botulinum Toxin Injections
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Cancer Reconstruction
  • Breast Implant Exchange
  • Breast Lift
  • Brow Lift
  • Buttock Lift
  • Cancer Center
  • Cheek Lift
  • Chin/cheek Implants
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Ear Reconstruction
  • Endoscopic Cosmetic Surgery
  • Eyelid And Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Facelift (Rhytidectomy)
  • Fat Injections
  • General Plastic Surgery
  • Injectables And Fillers For Facial Rejuvenation
  • Juvederm
  • Labioplasty
  • Laser Surgery
  • Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender( LGBT Health)
  • Lipoplasty
  • Non-invasive Rejuvenation
  • Perlane
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Radiesse
  • Restylane
  • Scar Revisions
  • Sculptra
  • Skin Grafting
  • Thigh Lifts
  • Trauma Reconstruction
  • Wrinkle Fillers
View all 38 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Burns
  • Congenital Deviated Nasal Septum
  • Congenital Vascular Lesions
  • Excess Skin After Weight Loss
  • Facial Aging
  • Flaps
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Lesions
  • Lipoma
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Mastectomy Defects
  • Melanoma
  • Moles
  • Nasal Fractures
  • Nevus
  • Nose Deformity
  • Septal Deviation
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Breast Size
  • Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Wrinkles
View all 24 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 School - 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

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 1/31/2019, 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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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

252 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 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.6
Time Spent with Patient 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

30 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2019

Dr Isokov was wonderful He treated me very kindly and with respect.

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2019

Dr. Isakov, makes his patients feel comfortable and confident in his abilities to assist and/or restore better health his patients. Love him! He's awesome!

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2019

great really is mot a word for a surgery,but his staff and his bedside manner was very unique. He made me feel I made a great choice in the clinic as him as my doctor. his neck tie was a colorfull addication to his professional appearance

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2019

he is an empathetic dr. who cares about patients and explains everything to you in a respectful way without sources based on research. not condescending. outstanding physician! one of the best!

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2019


Reviewed on Jan 29, 2019

Dr. Isakov is amazing perfect in every wayin addition to being brilliant at his skill, he has a great personality and manner

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2019

Dr. Isakov addressed my concerns and assured me that everything was healing well. He also told me that he could fix some things that I wasn't necessarily happy about if my swelling doesn't go down in a couple of months. It was great to hear that.

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2019

Dr Isokov is wonderful!

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2019

Dr. Isakov has been amazing. I have a surgery scheduled in the next six weeks and feel very confident in Dr. Isakov's abilities. He listened to what I wanted and truly gave me sound advice but without pressure.

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2019

I am quite comfortable and confident in allowing Dr. Isakov to be my surgeon. He explains procedures in detail and make sure I understand.He takes in consideration the delicate emotions that comes with my disorder and adheres to great bedside manners... And he is a little funny

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2019

Dr. Isakov is incredibly knowledgeable and completely approachable in how he speaks to his patients. I don't have anything negative to say about my experience with him and all of his support staff.

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2019

I haven't even had my surgery yet, but I would absolutely recommend Dr. Isakov and the Cleveland Clinic to anyone who was considering plastic surgery for medical - or cosmetic! - reasons.

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2019

Doctor was excellent at recognizing my issue and making some good suggestions based upon his experience and knowledge to give me the optimal results that I was looking for.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2018

Dr. Isakov explained my situation and told me why I needed to see a hand specialist.

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2018

one of the best doctors I've had and I've had a lot of them

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2018

Dr. Isakov always listens to any concerns I may have

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2018

It was best experience for me thanks a lot for Dr.Raymond Isakov he is so nice so kind makes jokes makes me feel well no stress at all and I think that he is the best Dr ever at Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2018

excellent doctor, great skills, great customer interaction

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2018

Doctor was the best.

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2018

Doctor was very informative and gave good advice.

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2018

doctor took time to explain what to expect after procedure and while healing

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2018

Dr. Isakov is the only doctor I would trust to take care of the problem I had. He's a great doctor.

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2018

Dr. Isakov is the best!

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2018

Dr. Isakov is WONDERFUL. Good listener, explains processes clearly, provides a rational game plan. VERY HAPPY WITH DR. ISAKOV

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2018

I called in on the appointment line to get an appointment with a dermatologist. They booked me an appointment with a plastic surgeon. the doctor did his best to answer my dermatology based questions and I was referred to a dermatologist to see next time.

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2018

Both Dr. Isakov and Megan explained after care and follow up care instructions to me and my mom, who was my primary caretaker after surgeries, in really good detail, and spoke to both of us on a level that was clear and easy to understand without dumming it down too much. We felt very comfortable coming home after surgeries and appointments because of their care.

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2018

Dr. Isakov was very helpful, and very understanding of my needs, he was very straight forward and he didn't tell me what I wanted to hear, he explained to me the risks and the pros and cons of things. I would recommend him to anyone! very pleased with the experience that I had in his office!

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2018

I recommend this medical provider to all my friends. He is great!!!

Reviewed on May 30, 2018

Dr isakov is rude hateful and ignorant and pushes his own agenda

Reviewed on May 2, 2018

Dr. Isakov is always professional, caring, compassionate. He takes the time needed to address concerns, explains procedures in detail, and next steps. I have an immense amount of respect and admiration for all he has done for me. Highly recommend!

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