About Dr. Garramone
Dr. Garramone is the current World’s Surgical Authority on FTM Top Surgery ® (Female To Male Transgender Chest Surgery) and the ManSculpture ® Procedure (Body Masculinization). His practice serves an international clientelle, and is focused primarily on Transgender Sexual Reassignment Surgery and Gender Confirmation Surgery.
Dr. Charles Garramone is a Board Certified Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon whose practice at “The Garramone Center” is located in Davie, FL just outside of Fort Lauderdale. You can confirm Dr. Garramone’s Board Certification by clicking here Charles Garramone, D.O. Board Certification Inquiry
Dr. Garramone has been listed in the “Guide to America’s Top Plastic Surgeons, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010 Editions” and has received the coveted “Patient’s Choice Award for 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013″. He has also been ranked as a “Top 10 Doctor” as a Plastic Surgeon Specialist. Dr. Garramone is a member of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, the American Osteopathic Association, and the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.
Dr. Garramone completed his fellowship training in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine where he trained at several prestigious medical centers in the New York and Philadelphia area, which include:
- New York Medical College, Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY
- Jefferson-Frankford Hospital System, Philadelphia, PA
- Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
- Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
- St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA
- Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
- St. Mary’s Medical Center, Langhorne, PA
- Woman’s Medical Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Dr. Garramone is a Cum Laude graduate of the University of Florida where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology & Cell Science. He then attended medical school at Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed a teaching fellowship in Human Gross Anatomy during his medical school training. After completing medical school, Dr. Garramone completed his five-year General Surgery Residency at Michigan State University Botsford General Hospital where he served as Chief Resident of the Department of General Surgery, Chief Resident of Medical Education, and as an Associate Clinical Professor of the Department of General Surgery.
Dr. Garramone then completed a two-year Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, where he also served as Chief Resident of the Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and as an Associate Clinical Professor of the Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery.
During his surgical training, Dr. Garramone performed thousands of operations therefore gaining a wealth of surgical experience. With this experience, Dr. Garramone understands which procedures are reliably effective and safe, and which procedures are not effective or do not reproduce the desired results. Therefore, Dr. Garramone can offer extensive opinions on various procedures and give realistic answers and expectations for his patients.
Dr. Garramone has also been directly involved in research to develop new techniques in breast reconstructive surgery and in research for burn reconstruction using tissue engineered skin.
Dr. Garramone has lectured nationally on topics of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and Reconstructive Burn Surgery. He has been published in the acclaimed “Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery ” journal with innovative new techniques for nipple reconstruction. He is also a recipient of the “Robert C. Erwin Literary Award” by the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, and the “Alvin Yarrow’s Literary Award” by Michigan State University and Botsford General Hospital for excellence in his writings in medical research. Dr. Garramone has been a leading advocate in surgical education through training other physicians, fellows, residents, and medical students. He has been considered a great clinical teacher by many, and continues to lecture nationally on several topics in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and continues to write articles on Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery to further other physicians and patients knowledge in this vast field.
Dr. Garramone’s practice exclusively serves the Transgender Community, as he performs surgical procedures for Female to Male Transgender patients exclusively. He performs hundreds of Sexual Reassignment surgeries per year, and is one of the most well known Plastic Surgeons in the World who specifically performs FTM Top Surgery ® and the ManSculpture ® Procedure.
Dr. Garramone performs all of his surgeries at Memorial Same Day Surgery Center and Memorial Hospital System, and is actively on medical staff as a Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon within the Memorial Hospital System.
Please feel free to ask us any question by calling our office at (954) 752-7842 to schedule a consultation with the doctor.