Tampa Facial Plastic Surgeon
3314 Henderson Blvd, # 201
Tampa, Florida 33609-2934 US
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5 out of 5 stars Facelift

Very Happy with my Image Lift! Dr. Castellano and His Staff Are Great! - Tampa, FL

My experience with the Image lift process which involved my neck, chin and lower face was excellent, the consultation was very thorough and the entire staff is very knowledgeable and professional, my friends and family along with myself are very happy with the results! The staff and Dr. Castellano were always accessible to me for any and all questions before and after the procedure,...

5 out of 5 stars Eyelid Surgery

Success Story. Wanted to Look Less Tired - Tampa, FL

I wanted to look a little younger and less "tired". I got the results I wanted.

5 out of 5 stars Eyelid Surgery

I Am Thrilled with my Results! - Tampa, FL

Was tired of seeing droopy eye in the mirror

5 out of 5 stars Facelift

So Far So Good - Tampa, FL

I am 62 yrs old and tired of seeing my mom in the mirror, hated my profile due to the wrinkles and jowels. Well I did it had upper eyes and Mid Face lift. Today is day 4 swelling is down much better. My neck is what is the most uncomfortable, took the "pain pills for couple of days but now just the anitinflamatory and ex strenght tylenol. I am worried about two things... My neck tightness...

5 out of 5 stars Facelift

Extremely Pleased with my Results - Tampa, FL

Exceptional Surgeon. Compassionate and caring, with the same qualities in his Staff.I am a 63 year old male with a very good physique, who looks and feels much younger than what my neck and under my chin reflected. Looking at myself every morning while shaving made me realise that I was not happy with my appearance. My cheeks had also lost volumn, and I looked drawn. Along with some...

5 out of 5 stars Facelift

Results Were Amazing - Tampa, FL

To look younger

5 out of 5 stars Laser Resurfacing

I Had a Medium Image Lift, Laser Resurfacing and Upper Eyelid Lift - Tampa, FL

I had the largest turkey neck and droopy eyelids and I looked like I was 80 and am not even 60 yet.I live in Florida for the winter months and Michigan in the summer months, semi retired am a consultant for a fast food franchizee. I got disgursted with my neck when I turned 50 and hated looking in the mirror. I saw an ad for Image Lift and decided it was time to improve my profile and not just...

5 out of 5 stars Facelift

Go out of Your Way to Get to This Doctor - Tampa, FL

Didn't like looking older than I felt

5 out of 5 stars Chin Surgery

Happy - Tampa, FL

First of all I cannot thank Dr. Castellano and his wonderful staff enough. I was petrified to have the procedure done for a double chin and eye lid lift. After researching and finding negative comments regarding a highly advertised plastic surgery procedure being done by a large group I was very concerned. After speaking directly with Dr. "C". he answered all my questions and put...

5 out of 5 stars Fractional Laser

amazing results from fractional co2 laser - Tampa, FL

I did the laser procedure, to look as healthy and refreshed as possible. I'm Jennifer and work for Dr. Richard Castellano.  I have seen the dramatic results in patients that have had laser procedures, so decided I would like to enjoy those same results. I had the laser procedures several weeks ago. That same day, I was working by early afternoon.  I felt no discomfort at...

Personal Statement

WSJ bestseller Dr. Rich, “The Smile Dr." has won numerous awards and trains doctors across the U.S.A. He is currently the #1 Double Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon Bellafill injector in the world.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery


American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS)

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Hospital Privileges

Dr. Castellano has hospital affiliations at Town & Country Hospital.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: University of South Florida
    Medical: MD, University of South Florida
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: General Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine
    Residency: Head & Neck Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine
    Fellowship: Facial Plastic Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine

Treatments offered at Image Lift

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What is the Biltmore Plastic Surgery Compare to Traditional Facelift?

Branded facelifts are an interesting phenomenon of facial plastic surgery. There are many positive and negative comments for these types of lifts from... READ MORE

Facelift Revision for Asymmetry?

Many good comments to this post. Facial Asymmetry is very common. I ask my patients, "What percentage of people have asymmetry to their... READ MORE

To Do a Revision Facelift, Does a Dr. Need Complete Surgery Notes from Previous Dr.??

Op notes are always preferable, though a minority of patients make them available when presenting for a revision or secondary facelift. You mentioned... READ MORE

When will I feel kinda normal after a facelift?

Everyone recovers a little differently. What kind of lift did you have? Mini? Full traditional facelift? Modified SMAS? 11 days is still early. Give... READ MORE

I Am 58 Yrs. Young and I Want to See if Juvederm Can Soften Some of my Lines {wrinkles}? (photo)

Yes, if you are referring to the smile lines (nasolabial folds and marionette lines) then Juvederm will work for these. Your most important decision... READ MORE

Is Facelift Too Premature for a 45 Year Old Woman?

This is a very common question. The best age to have a facelift depends on: anatomy, expectations, and surgeon. First of all, if you like what you... READ MORE

Refresher Lift Vs Lifestyle Lift?

Branded facelifts are an interesting phenomenon of facial plastic surgery. There are many positive and negative comments for these types of lifts from... READ MORE

Using a Doctor in a Fellowship Program - Opinions?

Many good posts here. Your questions should be similar to choosing another doctor for a facelift: -What are their credentials? -How many have... READ MORE

Help to Remove Facelift Keloids for a "Light Lift"

Scar revision after a facelift procedure often requires a more extensive facelifting procedure to remove enough of the scar. You need to find an... READ MORE

How Long Should One Wait After a Face Lift to Get a Second Opinion on the Outcome?

I have seen many patients that have had facelifts elsewhere that request a 2nd opinion 1 to 4 months after having a facelift. Often there are concerns... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Castellano

Richard Castellano, MD has shared 14 before and after pictures with 73 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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7 Steps of Repairing the Effects of Aging

You can't stop yourself from aging but you might as well age gracefully! Dr. Richard Castellano explains how consumers can opt to freshen their faces in 7 steps. WATCH VIDEO

The Most Important Factor in Any Facelift Is the Artist (Your Surgeon)

Dr. Richard Castellano explains how important it is to choose a good surgeon. WATCH VIDEO

Want a "Free Facelift?" Here's How!

Free facelift? Sign us up! This is definitely a trick you haven't heard of before and Dr. Richard Castellano explains. WATCH VIDEO

Wrinkles Add Character But Fillers Add Youth

Dr. Richard Castellano tells us to embrace our wrinkles but it doesn't mean we can't give our faces a little liquid lift! WATCH VIDEO

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