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Richard Carlino, MD

96.4% Patient Satisfaction based on 301 ratings

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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 (176)

Tummy Tuck

Dr. Carlino took his time explaining the process and I never felt rushed when meeting with any staff member. Staff here are very friendly and return calls promptly. I was very nervous the morning of my procedure. The staff was very friendly and patient with me. Dr. Carlino stood by me until I was completely under.

Breast Lift

Excellent bed side manner, made me comfortable, never waited during appointment times.

Male Breast Reduction

The process was seamless from consultation to surgery to follow up.

Mommy Makeover

I am very happy with the results. The staff was professional, kind and easy to work with. They take their time taking care of you and the after care has been exceptional. The best part of this experience has been the gain in my confidence.That, on its own, is priceless.

Eyelid Surgery

My eyes look great! Dr Carlino is very kind, easy to talk to and most importantly, very competent in his care. My OR staff and operative experience could not have been better! They made me feel very comfortable and at ease. I had no post op problems at all. Most importantly, I am happy with the results of my procedure.


Great results. Dr. Carlino and his staff set the proper expectations and the staff was caring. Instead of surgery it felt like a day at the spa :)

Face Lift

I had a great experience with Dr. Carlino because he is knowledgeable, kind, patient and talented. Based on my experience, I would recommend Dr. Carlino and the Specialists Practice to others. [Single best thing is...] It's hard to say just one single best thing. Two things stand out to me; Dr. Carlino made the whole procedure and experience as easy as possible and I like the results. The other good things were the recovery was not difficult at all and the staff is very kind.

Face Lift

Dr. Carlino is a wonderful, skilled and compassionate surgeon. He thoroughly explained everything about my procedure prior to my surgery. The anesthesiologist and surgical nurse were kind, thorough and very personable. I was well taken care of after surgery and throughout my recovery. The staff is also very kind and personable. Most importantly - I am so pleased the the results! Thank you!!

Face Lift

The quick healing and final “look” was fantastic. The professional care from doctor to receptionist was very pleasing.

Thigh Lift


Mommy Makeover

Dr. Carlino and his staff were caring, patient, and helpful. I had a lot of questions and they were answered. The procedure was really tough but Dr. Carlino reassured me and made suggestions but never pushed. After the procedure I had questions and my phone calls were answered and resolved. I definitely recommend Dr. Carlino! I was very unhappy with my previous augmentation because the implants were too large. I had a lot of excess skin on my abdomen from pregnancies. Both have been resolved.

Breast Reduction

Surgeon was very professional and made me feel very comfortable about procedure! Everyone who was a part of the team was nice and polite! I’m extremely happy with the results of my surgery! I’m just really happy with the size and shape of my breasts! The scaring is minimal and fading fast.

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.