About Doctor Galitz – Facial Plastic Surgeon in Miami

Miami plastic surgeon Richard Galitz, MD, FACS is a double board certified plastic surgeon, who began his private practice in Aventura, Florida in 1986. Doctor Galitz has continued his practice in the same location for the past thirty years.

He routinely performs, and is masterfully adept at, numerous facial and hair restoration procedures, including rhinoplasty (“nose job”), facelift, lip enlargement, blepharoplasty, and many more.

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Professional Memberships and Offices

Dr. Galitz is a Fellow of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, a Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and a Fellow of the prestigious American College of Surgeons. He also maintains memberships in local, state and national societies. Dr. Richard Galitz was the President of the Florida Society of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery for 2001-2002, and the President of the Dade County Head and Neck Society. He is a guest lecturer and panelist for the Education Foundation of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.


In addition to maintaining his active private practice, Dr. Galitz also passes his years of experience and wisdom to the next generation of doctors as Assistant Professor of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Miami School of Medicine, Department of Head and Neck Surgery. In addition to his regular office work, Dr. Galitz is the author of many publications and recipient of a variety of awards related to excellence in teaching.

Other Interests

Dr. Galitz has a graduate degree in sculpture and painting from the University of Maryland and is an active artist. Having spent years in art school and continuing to work in drawing and sculpture, Dr. Galitz’s artistic hand and eye translate well into his plastic surgery procedures. Much of the artwork in the patient waiting area of Aventura Plastic Surgery is by Dr. Galitz.

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