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Dr. Suzanne Galli

Primary Care, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Washington, DC
24 years experience female

Locations

Office

Washington, DC

Address

3 Washington Circle NW, suite 401, Washington, DC
Directions

Office

Reston, VA

About

Bio

I am a double board certified facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon. My board certifications are in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and in Facial Plastic Surgery.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Licenses

United States: District Of Columbia, Kansas, Maryland, Nevada, Vermont, Virginia, Washington

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

1.7K Answers
112 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Liposuction: For pockets of fat, you can consider liposuction or alternative methods for fat sculpting. You may consider consulting a nutritionist too.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Blocked nose: The only way to tell is to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist,
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Hair removal: Baby oil and iodine won't help you. Consider laser treatment.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Turning 30: The best thing for your face is to use sunblock and stay out of the sun. As for your health, there are so many things you can do to improve things. Ex... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Lip injections: Not all fillers have FDA approval for use in the lips, however, restylane (dermal fillers) does. Be sure to have your face evaluated by a board certif... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Acne scars: No cream will cure acne scars. You can consider a skin resurfacing procedure.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Mole removal: Do not try a home remedy. Have your mole evaluated and removed by a board certified physician with expertise in mole removal.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Restylane (dermal fillers): Restylane (dermal fillers) is a filler made of hyaluronic acid. Typically it lasts 6-12 months. The product can be formulated with lidocaine to ease d... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Deviated septum: This can only be determined by physical examination. Be sure to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Mentholated spirits: It is not a good idea to say anything in your ear that has not been FDA approved for that purpose. If you are having otologic issues, you may benefit ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Seizure medication: Changing your seizure medication in order to spend time in the sun is not a good idea. There are many medications to treat seizures but not every medi... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Droopy eyelid: There are several causes of a droopy eyelid. Your best bet would be to have your eyes evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Liquid rhinoplasty: Nonsurgical rhinoplasty entails injections with fillers and is considered an off label use of the product. For your best options, have your nose eval... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Lower bleparoplasty: Lower lid blepharoplasty is a safe procedure. Patients need to be compliant with their surgeon's pre and postop instructions to optimize the results a... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Nose huggie: If you have nasal issues, you would be better served to have a board certified surgeon with expertise in nasal surgery examine your nose and explain y... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Deviated septum: A deviated septum can be corrected surgically to bring the septum to the midline. If there are symptoms like nasal obstruction, snoring or recurrent s... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Fillers: Have your face evaluated by a board certified surgeon with expertise in injections.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Ignore: Septoplasty is an out patient procedure that performed to improve nasal breathing.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Nasofix: If you would like to alter your nose, you would be better served to have your nose evaluated by a board certified surgeon who specializes in nasal sur... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Double chin: There are several surgical procedures to address this issue depending on the underlying anatomical problem. Have you face evaluated by a board certifi... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Deviated septum: A deviated septum may cause asymmetry of the nostrils. It can also cause symptoms of nasal obstruction. Have your nose evaluated by a board certified ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Blocked nose: There are several causes of nasal obstruction including congestion from allergies and anatomical issues, too. The only way to tell the cause is to hav... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Juvederm: Bruising is a risk of filler injection.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Nasal discharge: Have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist- more history needed.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Septo/turbs: Lyme disease does not preclude you from having surgery. Discuss your disease with your surgeon. And be sure to have your nose evaluated by a board cer... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Skin lightening: a prescription grade skin lightening cream sold by your dermatologist is not necessarily more expensive than what is compounded at the pharmacy.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Mini facelift: A lifestyle lift is a mini facelift which treats the lower face.Your best bet would be to have your face evaluated by a board certified facial plastic... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Blocked nose: There are several causes of nasal obstruction including congestion from allergies and anatomical issues, too. The only way to tell the cause is to hav... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Skin lighteners: If you are serious about lightening your skin, you are better off using a pharmaceutical product proven to lighten skin rather than essential oils.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Septum/polyps: This can only be determined by physical examination. Be sure to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Septal deviation: This can only be determined by physical examination. Be sure to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Septal piercing: No- you need to have your nose examined. Getting your septum pierced was a bad idea.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Mole removal: It is better to have your mole evaluated and removed by a board certified physician than to attempt removing it yourself. Most likely, skin lighteners... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Deviated septum/vpi: This can only be differentiated by physical examination. Be sure to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Sunburn: You needs to keep it moist with ointment and let it heal. In the future, avoid excessive sun exposure. Wear sunblock and hats and sit in the shade.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Septoplasty: There may be swelling present intranasally. Have your surgeon examine your nose on your next postop visit.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Dorsal hump: A dorsal hump is addressed in rhinoplasty y taking down the bone and perhaps a little cartilage. Without this maneuver, the hump cannot be eliminated.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Prevent wrinkles: Prevent wrinkles and hold on to your youth by avoiding the sun. Wear sunblock daily.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Keloid treatment: A photo would be nice to evaluate if you really have a keloid. There are several treatments for keloids including excisions, scar gels and injections.... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Nasal surgery: There area many maneuvers in rhinoplasty that can be used to give more support to the nose. The septum does not usually wear away except in situations... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Microdermabrasion: Microdermabrasion is a method to exfoliate the skin. It can be a good idea to make your skin smoother and brighter.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Septal deviation: Surgery is the only treatment. Have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist,
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Blocked nose: There are several causes of nasal obstruction including congestion from allergies and anatomical issues, too. The only way to tell the cause is to hav... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Rhinoplasty: you should follow your surgeon's postoperative instructions. The ointment will help the dried blood, too.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Cyst in nose: Have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. You may have to have that area drained.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Septoplasty age: For the most part, girls should wait until they reach menarche and boys should wait until they finish growing. Altering the septum before can result i... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Septoplasty: Correcting a deviated septum can be part of a rhinoplasty but not every septoplasty is considered a Nose job.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Sinusitis: You may need to be on maintenance therapy such as decongestants, nasal sprays, sinus rinses and even allergy shots. Discuss this issue with your surge... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Blepharoplasty: Blepharoplasty is a surgical procedure. It is unlikely the lids will return to their preoperative state.
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Dysport: Dysport does not cause numbness. It works by blocking muscle action at the motor end plate,

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Testimonials
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Nov 2, 2014
Thank you so much for your input benefiting not just the patients but other health care providers! I appreciate you!
Aug 26, 2014
I recommend Dr. Galli for your facial plastic surgery issues.
Nov 1, 2014
A fantastic physician who really cares for her patients.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I will get checked out. I fly a lot and have nasal issues especially after pressurizing and depressurizing in the plane. It's worse on multiple connection flights. This ...Read More
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This saved my life. Thank you. Thank you ms. Saw a ER doc on day 4 of trauma to my eye/nose. no fracture they said. So is my size going to get back to normal ? Please respond back
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Other MD's note that this gold standard you speak of does not rid the face of fine wrinkles. Limited # to put online. But, thanks for the reply!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
Graduated 1997MD

Medical/Graduate school

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, NY
Graduated 1997MD

Medical/Graduate school

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Graduated nullMD

Residency

NYU Medical Center

Residency

New York University

Awards

Top Doctor, First Place, District of Columbia - Summer
2014
Top Facial Plastic Surgeon, First Place, National - Summer
2014
Most Influential Doctor, Second Place, District of Columbia - Summer
2014

Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
AAOHNS

Virtual Visit Ratings

4.4
1099 ratings

20 top reviews

39-year-old male
Dec 5, 2021 Cape Saint Claire, MD
Doctor was very Knowledgeable on my issue and concerns highly recommend
47-year-old male
Dec 4, 2021 Olympia, WA
32-year-old female
Dec 4, 2021 Petersburg, VA
Thank u for helping.
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