Robert D. Galiano, M.D.

Robert D. Galiano, MD, is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Northwestern University. Dr. Galiano graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology and English literature from Washington University, and then completed his plastic surgery training at the world-renowned Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery at New York University Medical Center.

Dr. Galiano is a dedicated surgeon-scientist who is committed to advancing the scientific basis of cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. He has won many awards and honors for his scientific and clinical research, and has authored numerous journal articles and book chapters. Dr. Galiano is an editor of the best-selling textbook Current Therapy in Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Galiano is a Chicago plastic surgeon who practices cosmetic surgery in a compassionate manner, with an eye for achieving a natural result that complements the patient’s quest for self-enrichment. He performs the full spectrum of aesthetic surgery procedures for the face and body, with an emphasis on:

  • Breast augmentation
  • Short-scar breast reduction
  • Liposuction
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Skin-reducing procedures in massive weight loss patients
  • Cosmetic fillers (Juvederm®, Radiesse®, Sculptra®)
  • BOTOX®
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Facelift surgery
  • Facial plastic surgery
  • Eyelid lift surgery

His reconstructive practice is focused on complex wound care, limb salvage, cancer defects, microsurgery, facial surgery and breast reconstruction.

To view more of Dr. Galiano’s work and philosophy, please visit his website,

To schedule a consultation, please contact:

Robyn Mickley