Dr. Charles Garramone

Plastic Surgery
Davie, FL
23 years experience male

Locations

Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Institute, PA

Davie, FL

Address

4725 SW 148th Ave, Suite 202, Davie, FL
Directions

Practice website

Fax

9544732454

About

Bio

About Dr. Charles Garramone Dr. Charles Garramone is a Board Certified Plastic Reconstructive Surgeon whose practice is located in Davie, FL just outside of Fort Lauderdale. You can confirm Dr. Garramone’s Board Certification by clicking here Charles Garramone, D.O. Board Certification Inquiry Dr. Garramone has been listed in the “Guide to America’s Top Plastic Surgeons, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010 Editions” and has received the coveted “Patient’s Choice Award for 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012″. Dr. Garramone is a member of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, the American Osteopathic Association, and the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. His practice serves an international clientelle, and is focused primarily on Transgender Sexual Reassignment Surgery. He is the current World’s Surgical Authority on FTM Top Surgery ® (Female To Male Transgender Chest Surgery) and the ManSculpture ® Procedure (Body Masculinization). Dr. Garramone completed his fellowship training in Plastic Reconstructive Surgery at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine where he trained at several prestigious medical centers in the New York and Philadelphia area, which include: <ul><ul><li>New York Medical College, Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY</li><li>Jefferson-Frankford Hospital System, Philadelphia, PA</li><li>Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA</li><li>Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA</li><li>St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA</li><li>Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia, PA</li><li>St. Mary’s Medical Center, Langhorne, PA</li><li>Woman’s Medical Hospital, Philadelphia, PA</li></ul></ul> Dr. Garramone is a Cum Laude graduate of the University of Florida where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology Cell Science. He then attended medical school at Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed a teaching fellowship in Human Gross Anatomy during his medical school training. After completing medical school, Dr. Garramone completed his five-year General Surgery Residency at Michigan State University Botsford General Hospital where he served as Chief Resident of the Department of General Surgery, Chief Resident of Medical Education, and as an Associate Clinical Professor of the Department of General Surgery. Dr. Garramone then completed a two-year Plastic Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, where he also served as Chief Resident of the Department of Plastic Reconstructive Surgery and as an Associate Clinical Professor of the Department of Plastic Reconstructive Surgery. During his surgical training, Dr. Garramone performed thousands of operations therefore gaining a wealth of surgical experience. With this experience, Dr. Garramone understands which procedures are reliably effective and safe, and which procedures are not effective or do not reproduce the desired results. Therefore, Dr. Garramone can offer extensive opinions on various procedures and give realistic answers and expectations for his patients. Dr. Garramone has also been directly involved in research to develop new techniques in breast reconstructive surgery and in research for burn reconstruction using tissue engineered skin. Dr. Garramone has lectured nationally on topics of Plastic Reconstructive Surgery and Reconstructive Burn Surgery. He has been published in the acclaimed “Plastic Reconstructive Surgery ” journal with innovative new techniques for nipple reconstruction. He is also a recipient of the “<em>Robert C. Erwin Literary Award</em>” by the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, and the “<em>Alvin Yarrow’s Literary Award</em>” by Michigan State University and Botsford General Hospital for excellence in his writings in medical research. Dr. Garramone has been a leading advocate in surgical education through training other physicians, fellows, residents, and medical students. He has been considered a great clinical teacher by many, and continues to lecture nationally on several topics in Plastic Reconstructive Surgery and continues to write articles on Plastic Reconstructive Surgery to further other physicians and patients knowledge in this vast field. Dr. Garramone’s practice exclusively serves the Transgender Community, as he performs surgical procedures for Female to Male Transgender patients exclusively. He performs between 300 to over 400 Sexual Reassignment surgeries per year, and is one of the most well known Plastic Surgeons in the World who specifically performs FTM Top Surgery ® and the ManSculpture ® Procedure. Dr. Garramone performs all of his surgeries at Memorial Same Day Surgery Center, and is actively on medical staff as a Plastic Surgeon within the Memorial Hospital System. Please feel free to ask us any question by calling our office at (954) 752-7842 to schedule a consultation with the doctor.

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Plastic Surgery

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Garramone
23 years experience Plastic Surgery
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No and No: Dermatologists are not plastic surgeons, unless they complete a fellowship in plastic surgery. There is no degree in plastic surgery, only board certi ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Garramone
23 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: Yes with a scar revision. Although you will still have a scar, but hopefully better one.

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I have some Q. I want to reduce my the lower Jaw muscle wih botox. I did it before in seoul korea before. Got injected botox on my face each jaws and after a couple weeks face was getting thinner. ...Read More
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Dr. Garramone is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Garramone is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, FL
Graduated 1998MD

Awards

Patient's Choice Award 2008-2012
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