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Michael S. Golinko BS, MD

Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery, Chief of Pediatric Plastic Surgery, and Director of the Cleft & Craniofacial Program
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  • 79 ratings

About Michael S. Golinko

Areas of Expertise

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    Cleft Lip and Palate
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    Craniofacial Surgery
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    Maxillofacial Surgery
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    Pediatric Plastic Surgery
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    Plastic Surgery
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    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
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    Reconstructive Plastic Surgery

Locations (4)

Programs and Clinics


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  • Bachelor of Science - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1998
  • Doctor of Medicine - University of South Florida, 2004
  • Residency - New York University Medical Center, 2011
  • Fellowship - Emory University, 2014
  • Fellowship - New York University Medical Center, 2015

Board Certifications

  • Surgery - American Board of Surgery, 2011
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - American Board of Physician Specialties, 2016

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Patient Comments

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He was excellent.
December 28, 2020
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this is what made all of the difference for me. Their concerns about our concerns.
November 22, 2020
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*Dr. Golinko is extremely intelligent! He is so passionate about children and helping correct their needs. He explained the 2 options in detail and made sure I understood as a parent.
November 19, 2020
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*Dr. Golinko was amazing! This is the first time I've been so impressed by a doctor that I was inspired to fill out a survey! So talented and kind to me and my son. Even gave me a copy of path report without having to ask for it. Attention to detail was top notch!
July 21, 2020
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we are very thankful that we felt listened too, and our questions were respected and answered cheerfully with no condescension or impatience. our input seemed to be valued and we appreciate that
July 15, 2020
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The MDs were great with us and spent plenty of time talking to us and answering our questions. We felt very confident after leavening the appointment that we are in good hands!
July 15, 2020
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The doctor and assistant were the best I could ask for.
June 9, 2020
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This was our very first "telehealth" visit and we were very satisfied with how the visit went / the doctors attention to detail in answering our questions and effort to make it a true conversation about a potential procedure our son may have.
April 20, 2020
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Very accommodating and no hurry.
Februray 10, 2020
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