Dr. Ricardo Castrellón is an experienced double board-certified plastic surgeon serving the South Florida area. His extensive education and training in multiple areas of medicine include, general surgery, critical care, trauma, burn care, as well as plastic and reconstructive surgery–making him a surgeon who patients can trust to understand their unique situation at a profound and holistic level.
Dr. Castrellón has been in private practice in Miami Dade County for the past eight years and has actively developed several trauma centers in the region. As a pillar in the medical community, he continues to play a critical role in reconstructive efforts for trauma patients of mass casualty events.
He’s the founder and former medical doctor at South Miami Burn Center where his experience is essential to the care plans for burn victims in the Baptist Health System.
Board member of Miami Plastic Surgery Society, Dr. Castrellón steadily promotes safety and transparency in the plastic surgery industry. He is trained in maxillofacial surgery to expand his knowledge of soft tissue and bone management. Castrellón is immersed in the field of medical research of bone care and regenerative tissue technologies.
Affiliated to various higher learning institutions, he is a voluntary faculty member at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) at FIU and at Nova Southeastern University.
Originally from Panama, Dr. Castrellón enjoys Martial Arts, cars, painting, and art. He is married with two wonderful daughters who are growing up way too fast. He loves traveling and is currently pursuing an MBA in health service administration.
Dr. Castrellón is passionate about attaining the most natural and beautiful results for every individual, balancing artistry, meticulous attention to detail, extraordinary care, and safety.
Board certification: American Board of Surgery, American Board of Plastic Surgery
Hospital affiliation: Baptist Hospital, South Miami Hospital, Kendall Regional, Mercy, Coral Gables Hospital, Palmetto, Larkin, Keralty Hospital