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Richard Carlino, MD

96.4% Patient Satisfaction based on 284 ratings

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4.82
Based on 284 ratings
5 stars (244)
85.9%
4 stars (33)
11.6%
3 stars (3)
1.1%
2 stars (4)
1.4%
1 star (0)
0.0%
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About Richard Carlino:

Dr. Richard Carlino is one of the plastic surgeons in Raleigh, North Carolina practicing at Specialists in Plastic Surgery. He has been working in the field of plastic surgery for over 19 years. Dr. Carlino's goals as a plastic surgeon are to offer his patients an extraordinary level of expertise in a very individual and personalized setting. He knows that it is important to understand the aesthetic goals of his patients so that he is able to help them establish the best results, but with realistic expectations. Above all, Dr. Carlino is focused on forming comfortable and trusting relationships with his patients so that they are able to undergo their surgery with confidence.

Dr. Carlino attended medical school at Rutgers Medical School in Piscataway, New Jersey. From there on, he completed his General Surgery residency at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center and his Plastic Surgery residency at Duke University Medical Center. He also completed his Hand Fellowship at Kleinert Hand Center in Louisville, Kentucky, and his Cleft Lip/Cleft Palate Fellowship in Taipei, Taiwan.

Dr. Richard Carlino is a member of numerous medical societies, including: the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, the North Carolina Society of Plastic Surgeons, and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

Board Certification

American Board of Plastic Surgery

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3633 Harden Road #200 Raleigh, NC 27607


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Richard Carlino, MD Reviews (164)

Breast Lift

I went to see Dr. Carlino for a breast lift consultation a few years ago and decided to hold off on the procedure. When I was ultimately ready I came back to have it done a few months ago. Dr. Carlino and his staff were amazing. They are so kind and humble. The entire office is amazing. They make you feel so welcome from start to finish.

Breast Implant Revision

Everyone was very professional. The whole experience was low pressure. The anesthesiologist was helpful and explained everything prior to and the post op plan worked great for me as I have had issues in the past

Breast Implant Revision

Dr. Carlino really listened to my concerns. He was kind and patient, and he is exceptionally skilled. I am four months out and the contracture or bottoming out has not returned.

Breast Lift

Great outcome

Breast Lift

All my experiences with Dr. Carlino have been exceptional. Not just in results but in my trust, faith and confidence in Dr. Carlino and his staff. Amazing humans that care!! Manage expectations completely!

Mommy Makeover

Quality of front staff service. Surgery outcomes and follow up care. Dr. Carlino is personal and I am convinced he is personally invested in me as a patient and customer. [Single best thing is...] Dr. Carlino's personal attention to my desired outcome and his attention to detail.

Breast Reduction

Overall the process was handled with great care and respect. Dr. Carlino is very warm and caring in his interactions and manages expectations well regarding what he can and cannot do from a surgical perspective. The staff the day of the surgery were top notch! I was not nervous at all and felt I was in the best of hands.

Breast Reduction

I felt comfortable at every visit and was able to communicate my needs. Most importantly, the results were exactly what I wanted. I am very satisfied with my new appearance. My clothes fit much better now, and I feel more confident. It is also more comfortable to exercise.

Breast Implant Revision

So comforting, professional, calming, clinically the best, felt right at home and knew i was in the best of hands...:))) [Single best thing is...] Rich Carlino and his amazing staff!!!

Arm Lift

My result from my Brachioplasty surgery was just what I have wanted after my weight lost.Dr. Carlino done an excellent job. I would highly recommend him to friends and family members etc.. My scares healed perfect

Brow Lift

Surgeon great, staff great, love the results.

Breast Reduction

I could not have asked for a more pleasant experience... thank you to Dr. Carlino and the entire team! My self esteem, everyday activities and other aspects of my life have improved dramatically! I wish I had done it years ago!

Breast Augmentation

Extremely happy with the entire surgical process. I felt all of my questions were answered by Dr. Carlino and the Nursing team. At no point did I ever feel nervous about my procedure. I was allowed ample time to make decisions and ask all questions I needed answered prior to my surgery day. The nursing staff was absolutely wonderful and understanding with all of my questions. This helped so much to calm any fears on the day of surgery. My anesthesia provider explained everything that would happen and before I knew it I was in the recovery room. The entire staff is A+!My pharmacist seemed concerned about the use of all of the medications I was taking together, i.e. muscle relaxers and pain medications, so she further went over the medications which is helpful since there are so many after surgery. I would recommend maybe a bit more patient teaching or info regarding the medications.

Breast Augmentation

Dr. Carlino made me extremely comfortable and gave me the results I was looking for in my breast augmentation. They turned out fantastic! I have more confidence and can more clothes that previously I couldn't' without a bra.

Breast Implant Revision

Best experience. Fantastic practice

Breast Reduction

I was comfortable, confident and at ease with the decision to have the surgery and these feelings remained constant throughout the entire surgical process.I felt safe in the hands of Dr. Carlino.

Breast Reduction

Outstanding from start to finish. Answered all questions, gave realistic expectations and outcomes. Great bedside manner.

Breast Implant Revision

Dr Carlino and his staff exceeded my expectations! I am happy with every aspect of my surgical experience. Love the feel of silicone versus saline implants

Breast Implant Revision

the results are excellent, I'm happy with the surgeon and staff, and I will return if I need further surgeries.

Arm Lift

My breasts and arms look beautiful--exactly the way I imagined they would look. And I will be back for a tummy tuck after I have cataract surgery later this year.