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Dr. Richard Joseph Restifo, MD

Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

200 S Orange Center Rd , Orange, CT

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Repuscore

79%

47 Reviews

About me

Dr. Richard Joseph Restifo, MD is a Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Specialist in Orange, CT and has over 34 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Harvard Medical School medical school in 1986. He is affiliated with medical facilities St. Vincent's Medical Center and Yale - New Haven Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Restifo to book an appointment.

Repuscore Overview

Patient’s experience of staff, facilities and outcome

92%

What a higher score can indicate (>75%):

Patients have reviewed this doctor consistently positive about their staff, their facilities and/or are happy with their results.

What a lower score can indicate (<55%):

This doctor may have a lack of reviews, the reviews themselves are poor quality or they are unhappy about their experience.

Background & credentials

81%

What a higher score can indicate (>75%):

This doctor is more likely to be board certified, doesn’t have any malpractics, relies on many years of experience and went to a top medical school.

What a lower score can indicate (<55%):

Very low scores can indicate that this doctor may have evidence of board actions or malpractice or is less likely to be board certified.

Personality

95%

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We score a range of characteristics of doctors that are perceived positive such as honesty, professional and things like bedside manner.

What a lower score can indicate (<55%):

This doctor may have limited amount of reviews or the reviews themselves are not very descriptive.

Recommendations

50%

What a higher score can indicate (>75%):

This doctor is likely to have many patient recommending him or her.

What a lower score can indicate (<55%):

A very low score can mean that patients are not recommending this doctor, but more commonly people don’t recommend means that they fail to report this in their reviews.

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Dr. Richard Joseph Restifo, MD - Reviews

Gale (Morrison) Plancon – Apr 18, 2020

Patient

Doc Restifo was so professional, encouraging, supportive and confident with treatment plan for Breast cancer recon when I was 38 years old. In the weeks of researching the options available I decided I must have immediate recon with a custom scar instead of ..... details unnecessary here. My world...Read More

Apr 14, 2020

Patient

Very professional and perfect results. Dr. Restifo is highly recommended.

2 1 Feb 07, 2020

Patient

Best plastic surgeon I'm very happy with my body, every time I look myself in the mirror I say God bless dr Restifo

1 1 Jan 17, 2020

Patient

After having two children and breastfeeding each of them, my breasts were so deflated and sad looking. After doing my research and having a few consultations, I knew Dr. Restifo was the right choice for me. His patients had the most natural looking breasts (the look I was going for) and he has...Read More

1 1 Jan 07, 2020

Patient

The twins did me in. I knew there was a problem when I was in the supermarket checkout line two years after my twins were born when a kindly over lady asked me how my pregnancy was going! After my TT with Dr. Restifo I am flatter than I ever was, even before babies.

1 1 Jan 04, 2020

Patient

Having lost 167 pounds I ha xtra skin in many areas. Dr. Rstifo skillfuly nipped me and tucked meand no only do I lok SO much better but I am much morecomfortable to.

1 Jan 03, 2020

Patient

I wanted a tummy tuck but the idea of drains skeeved me so I looked for a plastic surgeon that could offer a drainless TT and I found Dr. Restifo. NO DRAINS! No fuss, no muss! I look terrific. A great experience with a great doctor!

Dec 31, 2019

Patient

I could not be more delighted with the outcome of my TT. I had had lip in the past by someone else and was unhappy my abdominal skin was so loose that my toddler would curiously play with it. The recovery from the TT hurt for about a week, not gonna lie but well worth it. Thank you!

3 Dec 21, 2019

Patient

I had abdominoplasty done with Dr Restifo. Terrible experience. My incision is lopsided, skin removal uneven and my stomach has a lump on the top by my sternum. I would not recommend anyone go to him.

Ellen – Aug 21, 2019

Patient

I highly recommend Dr. Restifo!! I am 55 & had very small breasts, (32AA) and recently had silicone gel over the muscle implants and I am totally thrilled with the results. I waited a long time for this surgery and wanted to make sure that they looked and felt natural, fit my frame (5'2", 112 lbs)...Read More

May 01, 2019

Patient

My primary dr recommended Dr Restifo for a breast reduction. I had the breast reduction performed 3 weeks ago today and it has been such a great experience. Dr Restifo is extremely thorough and meticulous. He is an expert in his field and comes highly recommended . I felt very comfortable speaking...Read More

3 Caitlin in CT – Feb 14, 2019

Patient

Can not wait for my surgery. Dr. Restifo was so great in answering all my questions and made me feel at ease with everything. I trust him and know that I will have a great surgery with speedy recovery if I listen to his directions. Staff is WONDERFUL. Will be sad if / when Dr. Restifo retires :(

1 regina82 in Bethany, CT – Jan 18, 2017

Patient

I had sagging breasts. I met with a lot of Drs. Dr. Restifo seemed to be the most knowledgable and experienced. I came out better than I had hoped.

3 1 KatD in Lenox, MA – Sep 28, 2016

Patient

My mother had a breast reduction years ago with Dr. Restifo and I needed the same thing. Although it was hard to convince my insurance(we had to appeal), finally it got approved. I was surprised at how easy the recovery was. After the surgery my back pain went away and I feel much better. I look...Read More

1 rachelS in Orange,CT – Sep 24, 2016

Patient

I have nothing but great things to say about Dr. Restifo. I had spoken to several surgeons about my MM procedure but dr r inspired the most confidence. Although the recovery was a little morethan I expected(I know I was told but I think I chose not to hear), I am feeling great now. What is as...Read More

1 yolanda in Monroe, CT – Sep 12, 2016

Patient

I had the most spectacular mommy makeover EVER. Many thanks to Dr. Restifo and his awesome team.

2 vicky.w in Meriden, CT – Sep 09, 2016

Patient

I had too much going on in my lower back and my butt was pretty flat. Also I had a lot of fat in my stomach. Dr. Restifo took the fat and lifted my butt. My clothes fit much better now and I'm very happy with my new shape. He and his staff were really great and the surgicenter people in Trumbul...Read More

t.unger in Milford, CT – Aug 26, 2016

Patient

My expectations of my Mommy Makeover were far exceeded. I look and feel bette than ever. The staff, especially Dr. Restifo and Jackie, were awesome.

1 efrank in Rye, NY – Aug 24, 2016

Patient

Had a labioplasty. Have to say it hurt for a couple of weeks, but things came out great. Dr. R was very cool and put me at ease

2 ingerJ in Woostock, CT – Aug 23, 2016

Patient

After my weight loss I had skin everywhere, and I had problems keeping it all clean. My insurance only covered my stomach, but I also had my arms and buttocks and breasts done, all at the same time. I had to spent the night in the hospital, Dr. Restifo said it was for my safety. Now that I an...Read More

1 MandyB in Fairfield, CT – Aug 22, 2016

Patient

My MommyMakeover was the highlight of my thirties

1 pattyp in Woodbridge, CT – Aug 20, 2016

Patient

Since I have the breast cancer gene I decided to have a preventive double nipple sparing mastectomy with reconstruction at the same time by Dr. Restifo. Now that I am healed I look as though I had a breast augment and not a double mastectomy. I am froo of worry and I look and feel whole.

jackie.f in Hamden, CT – Aug 17, 2016

Patient

For a long time I had wanted implants because I was not in proportion to my hips and butt. I trusted Dr. Restifo and he didn't let me down. Now I think I am perfectly proportioned.

s.bruce in Milford, CT – Aug 12, 2016

Patient

I really needed help after the kids, so I did the mommy makeover thing. I was treated with respect and compassion, and I am quite delighted in my new shape. Clothes fit and look so much better now. I am back in the game.

crystal in Ridgefield, CT – Aug 07, 2016

Patient

My Brazillian was something I waited for a long time. it was def worth it.

joannie in Branford, CT – Jul 28, 2016

Patient

I needed a lift and implants. I really liked the 3d computer sim before surgery. Dr. and staff were kind, patient and very very good. so pleased

1 SheilaH in Fairfield, CT – Jul 28, 2016

Patient

The mommymakeover went very well. I am still sore after about a month, but it gets better all the time. I am also still a little swollen but I guess that is normal at this point. Overall I look better than I had even hoped.

gstory in Stratford, CT – Jul 20, 2016

Patient

I was overwhelmed by all of the implant options. The Dr. took a long time to explain everything to me, and I came out perfectly.

shonnyt in Milford, CT – Jul 16, 2016

Patient

I had a Brazillian Buttock Lift and I am now Phat and Phabulous. I love it. Thank you.

1 Trish L in Shelton,CT – Jul 13, 2016

Patient

I had wanted the surgery for about 20 years and finally I had saved enough. I was very thorough in terms of finding the right plastic surgeon. I am really satisfied with my whole experience. I look great, my confidence is restored. Dr. Restifo was worth the wait.

2 George P in Hartford, CT – Jun 20, 2016

Patient

After bariatric surgery I had a hanging gut that was unreal. Dr. was cool, friendly, and did a great job of flattening and tightening me.

2 tired mommy in Meriden, CT – Jun 09, 2016

Patient

I am told that many pl surgeons wont do a thigh lift because it is tricky operation. But I love how I look. my thighs don't rub together anymore.

2 m bassett in East Hartford, CT – Jun 04, 2016

Patient

I lost a lot of weight and had a breast reduction and an abdominoplasty. I was treated very well by everyone. The people at the hospital were so-so, but Dr. R was great. I am realy happy with how I look.

1 J. Sheldon in West Haven, CT – Jun 02, 2016

Patient

I saw a lot of other doctors before I had my implants with a lift. Dr. R was the one who really seemed to know what he was talking about. I turned out great.

1 Melissa C in Greenwich, CT – May 26, 2016

Patient

Great experience all around with my MM

Steph W in North Haven, CT – May 21, 2016

Patient

He was calm and kind and I got a very good result

1 1 autumn l in Westport, CT – May 15, 2016

Patient

I heard of him through friends, about 4 of them, who were all very happy and I am very happy too

1 Ron D in Wallingford, CT – May 13, 2016

Patient

After losing weight(the hard way, diet and exercise) I had excess skin in several areas. Dr. Restifo removes it all beautifully. My confidence has soared. A great experience.

Raven Tasset in East Hartford, CT – May 13, 2016

Patient

Even though I was young I had drooped quite a lot. I was lifted up beatifully. Very happy with the outcome.

1 Caracav in albany,NY – May 08, 2016

Patient

It was great start to finish and my reduction turned out beautifully

Kathy in Orange, CT – Feb 27, 2016

Patient

i'm very please with the result of my reconstruction.

5 CJ in South Kent CT – Feb 24, 2016

Patient

Dr. Restifo Didn't deliver! Now left with Revision Mastopexy with scar and still no lift.

1 candace r in Meriden, CT – Jan 25, 2016

Patient

I met with a few doctors but he was the one I felt the best about. Several friends went to him and were very pleased and so was I.

1 lillian d in Fairfield, CT – Jan 22, 2016

Patient

I think hes the best around

1 monica L in Trumbull, CT – Jan 14, 2016

Patient

he really knows his stuff

4 Tricia L in Orange, CT – Jan 12, 2016

Patient

He is very experienced in breast surgery

5 Rebecca B in Branford, CT – Jan 10, 2016

Patient

He is the breast expert