Did you know these 5 fun facts about Dr. Rachel Ruotolo?
1. Before deciding to pursue a career in medicine, Dr. Ruotolo trained for many years in ballet and wanted to become a professional dancer.
2. She is an award winning surgeon, which includes:
Honored at the inaugural Southside Hospital Heroes Night in 2016
2017 Exceptional Women in Medicine Award, Castle Connolly
2014-2017 Castle Connolly Top Doctor, NY Metro area
2010 Distinguished Service to Children Award, CAPS (Child Abuse Prevention Services)
2010 Physician Healthcare Hero Award, Long Island Business News
3. Dr. Ruotolo serves on the board of Child Abuse Prevention Services, Long Island’s Leading Organization Dedicated to Preventing Bullying and Child Abuse
4. She is one of the very few Pediatric Plastic and Craniofacial Surgeons on Long Island
Since 2010, Dr. Rachel Ruotolo has been a partner at Long Island Plastic Surgical Group. She specializes in pediatric craniofacial surgery and treats patients with conditions such as cleft lip and palate, protruding ears, syndactyly, and craniosynostosis. Dr. Ruotolo is also actively involved in volunteer medical missions, which includes traveling abroad to treat adults and children in developing countries. Since 2013, Dr. Ruotolo has been a VP on LIPSG’s Executive Committee.