about me: Dr. Gallo has a strong reputation for ethical behavior, professional demeanor, a soothing bedside manner, and beautiful results. He is well respected among his peers and has a long history of satisfied patients who consistently recommend him. Former patients have noted the natural results Dr. Gallo achieves, lauded his candor, and praised his ability to improve not only appearance, but function with surgical procedures, particularly rhinoplasty.
bio: Julio F. Gallo, MD, FACS (Fellow, American College of Surgeons) is a board certified facial plastic surgeon. Dr. Gallo has more than 23 years of experience in facial plastic surgery and is board certified in both facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. He is also an expert in skincare, rejuvenation, and anti-aging procedures. Dr. Gallo has published several articles in prominent medical journals and has been asked to deliver lectures, speak at symposiums, and participate in industry-related discussions pertaining to current and upcoming trends in the field of cosmetic surgery.
Prior to earning a graduate degree and completing subsequent residency and fellowship, Julio F. Gallo earned an undergraduate degree in biology/religion from the University of Miami, graduating summa cum laude.
areas of specialization & certifications
- Fellowship in facial plastic surgery
Before going into practice, Dr. Gallo completed a fellowship in facial plastic surgery under Robert L. Simons, MD, FACS. Dr. Simons has been recognized as a leader in plastic surgery in southern Florida and branded an expert in rhinoplasty. It is no surprise then, that Dr. Gallo followed in his footsteps and became distinguished in his own right.
- Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (ACS)
Following extensive education, Dr. Gallo became a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), an honor reserved for surgeons that meet the high standards exacted by the ACS and successfully undergo and pass rigorous evaluation. In order to receive the coveted FACS designation, Fellows must meet set standards for education, training, professional qualifications, surgical competence, and ethical conduct, all of which Dr. Gallo embodies.
- Surgical and Non-Surgical Procedures
Throughout the course of his career, Dr. Gallo has continued to expand his repertoire. In addition to perfecting known surgical techniques, he explores new technologies, processes, and procedures in order to remain on the cutting edge, so to speak, of both surgical and non-invasive advances in the field of cosmetic rejuvenation. He has extensive experience with laser technologies and techniques used to remove scars, eliminate blemishes, and reduce wrinkles.
- Minimally Invasive Facial Procedures
He also practices other minimally-invasive cosmetic facial procedures, including endoscopic facial plastic surgery, non-invasive fat reduction, and energy-based skin rejuvenation, and he works with pharmaceutical company Allergan as a national injectable trainer, due to his expertise. Dr. Gallo takes pride in offering every patient access to the latest techniques and technologies available in order to achieve the best possible results with the least amount of impact and downtime.
- Facial Plastic Surgery & Reconstruction
Dr. Gallo also has extensive experience in reconstructive surgery, including correction of defects following accidents (such as broken nose), as well as restoring appearance following the treatment and removal of skin cancers. His mission is to ensure patient satisfaction every time, and his natural results help patients to regain confidence in their appearance, whether they are seeking correction of defects through reconstructive surgery or they simply want to looked younger, refreshed, and rejuvenated through facial plastic surgery or less invasive procedures.
- Patient Experience with Dr. Gallo
One of the things that sets Dr. Gallo apart within his field is his dedication to the patient experience. He is offering more than cosmetic procedures; he provides each and every patient with personal attention and guidance from the first consultation through the recovery process. This begins with speaking about what a patient hopes to accomplish, followed by a top-to-bottom evaluation of a patient’s face in order to determine the best way to achieve a beautiful, natural outcome.
This is followed by a photo evaluation so that patients can view a 3D, before-and-after comparison of intended procedures and potential results. The step-by-step process Dr. Gallo follows with patients ensures that they are well-informed throughout and that they are comfortable and confident with procedures and prepared for outcomes. This, paired with expertise and dedication to adopting the best emerging technologies and procedures, is his recipe for success and satisfied patients.
- Respected and Professional Surgeon
Dr. Gallo is known for his professionalism, skill, and rapport with patients. His expertise in facial plastic surgery, reconstructive surgery, and rejuvenation procedures has earned him a position of renown within the cosmetic surgery field. He is respected by colleagues and sought by patients, and his sterling reputation speaks to a long and successful career. With a focus on patient care and stunning results, Dr. Gallo has become an internationally recognized leader in his field and a credit to his profession.
- Dr. Julio F. Gallo graduated from the prestigious Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago and went on to complete an internship in general surgery at Jackson Memorial Hospital at the University of Miami, as well as a residency in head and neck surgery. From there he moved into his field of specialization.