Facial Plastic Surgeon - Dr. Richard Gentile
Past Speaking EngagementsEuropean Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery Annual Meeting
Date: September 23-25, 2016
Place: London, UK
American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Annual Meeting
Date: October 6-8 23-25, 2016
Place: Nashville, Tennessee
38th National Congress of the Colombian Association of ORL (ACORL)
May 18-21, 2016
8th World Congress of Facial Plastic Surgery
May 11-14, 2016
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Advanced Aesthetic & Cosmetic Dermatology
January 27-29, 2016
Marina Del Rey, California
Face Istanbul 2015
May 13-14, 2015
Vegas Cosmetic Surgery & Aesthetic Dermatology
June 10-14, 2015
Las Vegas, Nevada
European Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
September 24-26, 2015
AAFPRS Annual Meeting
October 1-3, 2015
5th International Rhinology & Facial Plastic Congress
October 14-16, 2015
Annual Meeting of the Brazilian Society of ORL- Head and Neck Surgery
November 24-28, 2015
Forteleza City, Brazil
4th Biennial Caribbean Facial Plastic Surgery Update
January 20-24, 2016
Barbados, W. I
Dr. Richard D. Gentile is a distinguished Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon and teacher and author who is respected internationally for his innovation artistry and technical skills. He founded the Facial Plastic and Aesthetic Laser Center in 1987, and serves northern Ohio in his specialized centers in Fairlawn and Boardman Ohio. Prior to entering full time private practice Dr. Gentile served as a Clinical Associate Professor at the Northeast Ohio Medical University and has served on the medical faculty of Case Western Reserve College of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio and the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.
Dr. Gentile is certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and by the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. He is one of only 26 such dual board certified surgeons in the state of Ohio. His dual background provides a unique understanding of the complexities involved in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, eyes, and head and neck. Dr. Gentile is a Fellow of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and has served as an executive officer (Treasurer) for the Academy and its research foundation which is located in Alexandria Virginia. Dr. Gentile has also served as a national spokesman for the Academy and participates in most of the educational forums for the Academy having served as a Program Chairman for the Academy’s 2004 Spring Meeting held in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Gentile also serves as an editorial reviewer for the Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery published by the American Medical Association. He is an active researcher in aesthetic laser technology and presents frequently at the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS). Dr. Gentile is the creator of “Smartlifting” which is a Laser Assisted Face and Neck Lift. He first presented this technological advancement in 2008 in Chicago and has lectured about the advantages of technology assisted Plastic Surgery worldwide . Smartlifting improves surgical results in Facelift surgery by reducing recovery time and increasing skin tightening. He has performed thousands of these technologically advanced procedures in his specialized centers.
Dr. Gentile is committed to safety and excellence in outpatient surgery and is a Director of the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. located in Skokie, Illinois. He has served on the standards committee and Surveyor Training for AAAHC and has also personally served as a facility accreditation surveyor for the AAAHC.
Dr. Gentile has written, presented both nationally and internationally and published extensively about his specialty. His publications and presentations include medical journal articles as well as book chapters on facial rejuvenation, skin rejuvenation and rhinoplasty. In 2011 Dr. Gentile’s book on Neck Rejuvenation was published as a textbook for Plastic Surgeons and is the only comprehensive textbook in Facial Plastic Surgery. Dr. Gentile has served on national expert panels on skin rejuvenation (including non-invasive technology), facial rejuvenation, rhinoplasty and new technology in Facial Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Gentile is a graduate of the Ohio State University after early admission to the University after his junior year of high school. He then completed his medical training at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and his graduate medical education at the world famous Baylor college of Medicine where he trained in Surgery under Dr. Michael E. DeBakey. Dr. Gentile is an active participant in “Face to Face,” a national pro bono program for reconstructive surgery that benefits the local victims of Domestic violence. Dr. Gentile notes that helping the victims of domestic violence is a small gesture of our support of their efforts to rebuild their lives after personal tragedy.
If you live in Northern Ohio you may have seen Dr. Gentile as he is frequently interviewed on network affiliates discussing topics such as aesthetic laser surgery, rhinoplasty, Botox Cosmetic and aesthetic skin care. He is also widely quoted in local, regional and national news publications having been interviewed about Dermal Fillers for an article in the Wall Street Journal. He is also quite active in community matters having served on the Board of Directors of many local charitable organizations. He has also served on the Community Advisory Board of the Junior League of Youngstown and is a past director of Tippecanoe Country Club.