Dr. G. GREGORY Gallico

Doctor (MD)

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Specialty:Cosmetic / Plastic Surgeon
Website: cosmeticsurgeryofbo... External Link
Hospital: Massachusetts General Hospital
Med. School:Harvard Medical School
Grad. Year: 1973

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Online Appt. Scheduling: N
Accepting New Patients:Y

Profile updated 07/05/12    Submit profile update    Subscribe to profile updates

Rating: 4.4 out of 5 (5 is best), based on 16 reviews. Dr. G. GREGORY Gallico has a good overall rating on RateMDs.com. smile

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Cosmetic / Plastic Surgeon-related: plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery, breast enhancement, breast reduction, liposuction, chin implant, rhinoplasty, nose job, tummy tuck, botox, face lift, boob job, butt lift
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RID: 2420263
08/09/12 2 2 2 1 After extensive searching for a doctor who did tummy tucks with lipo, I decided on Dr. Gallico. While the initial surgery went well, I noticed right away that at the drain sites there was a bad smell and discharge. Dr. Gallico removed the drains and declared me fine. After a few days, the discharge increased out of all my drain sites, one more than others. Dr. Gallico diagnosed NECROSIS. It took 8 weeks to heal. I live 2 hrs away from Dr. Gallico's office, and had to drive repeatedly back and forth for follow-up care, once waiting 3 hrs for my appt. I am fine now, a few years down the road, but have excessive scarring where the drains were. I have recently asked for the reports from the follow-up care for a hysterectomy scheduled later this month, as my ob/gyn needs the full picture behind the incision. There is absolutely NO mention of my post-operative complications anywhere in my file. NONE. The secretary has refused comment. Disconcerting, to say the least.  Respond
RID: 1674179
02/01/12 4 4 5 5 Our experience with Dr Gallico was an A+!! He was professional, had a great bedside manner and really "knows his stuff"!!!! He did an AMAZING job on my son and we are thankful to have met him. Many physicians can seem very arrogant but Dr Gallico was down to earth, warm, funny and incredibly talented in his field! Not only is he an amazing physician but he is a true artist in his field of specialty. Thank you Dr. Gallico!!  Respond
RID: 1578148
03/11/11 4 4 5 5 I had a rhinoplasty with Dr. Gallico late June of this year. I was a bit skeptical with surgery in general, but had hated my nose and thought it was worth a shot. I had heard great reviews about him, but you hear great reviews about a lot of doctors, and things do not necessarily turn out well. It's been about four months since surgery, and I am THRILLED with the results. I could not have asked for any better. Dr. Gallico did exactly what I had hoped for, and more! He is very realistic in the initial expectations with your nose and does not promise what can not be done, but I was surely surprised that it came out this wonderfully! I recently got a haircut that I had always wanted to, but had not been able to because my nose would have looked even more prominent with it; now, it looks wonderful! Thank you Dr. Gallico! He is truly an artist.  See Responses
RID: 1404372
01/04/11 4 4 5 5 After I got out of surgery at Mass General, the intern who observed Gallico called him "a master." It's true. I hated my nose for decades but was afraid of botched surgery. With Gallico, I didn't need to worry. He's an artist.  Respond
RID: 1365179
16/02/11 4 3 4 5 I had a mommy makeover performed by Dr. Gallico in October and I am beyond thrilled with my results! I had a tummy tuck, liposuction, breast implants and Botox and the results met, and exceeded, my expectations. Dr. Gallico is truly an artist and it's clear to me why he is one of the best in his field. His staff leading up to and including my surgery was fantastic....extremely professional and accommodating. I have recommended Dr. Gallico to everyone and will 100% go back to him for future needs.  Respond
RID: 1349741
28/01/11 5 3 5 5 i was happy with the result i am going to have more donr  Respond
RID: 1348036
27/01/11 5 5 3 3 Dr Galico and his staff are very nice and friendly. They make you feel extrememly comfortably. I had rhinoplasty and BA. Although, he is probably a skilled surgery I am not happy with the results. My nose tip is too high and my breasts are too far apart. One breast is slightly larger than the other. For the amount of $ paid I would expect better results. 
Paid (or co-pay): $14000
RID: 1338894
17/01/11 5 4 5 4 Just had my rhinoplasty today! The staff was excellent and my experience was. Good one. He is a great doctor and i am very happy I went with him. Waiting to have my splint off and see final results, but so far it looks great!!! I would definitely recommend Dr. Gallico to anyone thinking about having a rhinoplasty.  Respond
RID: 1233931
21/08/10 5 5 5 5 Just had my nose done 3 days ago do far so good he is a very nice doctor as well his stuff, now im just waiting to see the final results as I didn't want that much changes just a bump to be removed a the tip a little bit lifted, praying and hoping for a good results :)  Respond
RID: 1230399
16/08/10 5 5 5 5 Very pleased with daughter's rhinoplasty. Excellent staff, Dr. Gallico is extremely talented and aware of what the patient wants. Surgery went smoothly, post-op exactly as explained. Absolutely beautiful results!!!  Respond
RID: 1189596
15/06/10 1 1 1 3 I got breast augmentation and months later when they dropped,I noticed one of them was higher than the other and also filled smaller. I contacted him and he told me he would correct this mistake of his. At the time of my next surgery i was under the impression that he was going to fix this matter and lower the implant that was up higher. After my surgery I noticed I still looked the same. The nurse and Dr informed me that the implant would take 4-8wks to drop. After 6 I contacted him, his response to this was that I was careless and irresponsible and he wasn't going to do anything to fix his mistake. Now I am left with lopsided breasts. He is a greedy careless dr. Do not waste your money with him, all he cares about is the benefit of himself and not the well being of the person undergoing surgery. I am so embarassed to be naked because of this and he refuses to fix this after he told me he would. Now I am left with lopsided breasts and even more scar tissue. 
Paid (or co-pay): $20000
RID: 1018100
26/10/09 4 4 5 5 Dr. Gallico took a melanoma off of my husband's inner thigh, 20 years ago. My husband was in his medical training, at the time, and we found the melanoma in its earliest possible stage--we were lucky. Dr. Gallico took a 6 x 9 cm "chunk" out of my husband's leg to insure "clean" (cancer-free) margins. He did a beautiful job, cosmetically, especially considering the size of the excision, and there has been no recurrence. Now, my husband is in his mid-40s, with two children, and we are quite indebted to Dr. Gallico and his surgical prowess. I would trust him to operate on my children, my husband, or me. He is supremely gifted. 
Insurance: Blue Cross / Blue Shield
RID: 1011362
16/10/09 5 5 5 5 Dr. Gallico's office is fantastic. He told everything to expect from the surgery and showed me pictures of what to expect. 
Paid (or co-pay): $125
RID: 921573
24/06/09 5 5 5 5 I had a rhinoplasty done by Gallico in December and could not be happier with the results...my nose fits my face so perfectly..he truely is an artist and a really talented and skilled plastic surgeon. I highly recommend him.  Respond
RID: 681141
08/09/08 5 5 5 5 Dr. Galico is simply magnificent! He performed rhinoplasty on our daughter--the results--FANTASTIC!! Nothing he does is cookie cutter--and his artistic eye is a must for cosmetic surgery.  Respond
RID: 635751
10/07/08 5 5 5 5 I recently had breat augmentation with Dr Gallico. He and his staff were excellent and caring. I was supprised how good I felt immediately after surgery and the quality of care. I was very please with the experience.  Respond