Dr. Richard Joseph Restifo MD Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Richard Restifo is a plastic surgeon in New Haven, Connecticut. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Norwalk Hospital and St. Vincent's Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 28 years. Dr. Restifo accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 14 doctors at Norwalk Hospital and one of 9 at St. Vincent's Medical Center who specialize in Plastic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Plastic Surgeon: Head & Neck

Education & Medical Training

Georgetown University Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1986 - 1991

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency, Plastic Surgery, 1991 - 1993

Harvard Medical School
Class of 1986

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 30 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 25 years in Hand Surgery

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Surface area measurement of the female breast: phase I. Validation of a novel optical technique.
Thomson, J.G., Liu, Y., Restifo, R.J., Rinker, B.D., Reis, A.

TRAM Revisions and Contralateral Mammaplasties: The Role of "Mirror Image" Skin Patterns.
Restifo, R.J.

Prostacyclin production at the human microvascular anastomosis: its effect on initial platelet deposition.
Restifo, R. J., Dumanian, G. A., Garrett, K. O., Hong, C., Johnson, P. C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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