About Dr. Garritano

I am a Boardman High School and magna cum laude graduate of Youngstown State University. I was a charter class member(1981) of the Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine(now Northeastern Ohio Medical University NEOMED) I then completed a five year general surgery residency at St. Elizabeth Health Center and a two year plastic surgery residency at the Medical College of Ohio. With nearly 25 years of experience, I have been in private practice since 1988.


  • 1990 Certified by American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS)
  • 1992 Fellow American College of Surgeons (FACS)
  • Member American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
  • Member Ohio State Medical Society (OSMA)
  • Member Ohio Valley Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (OVSPS)
  • Member Mahoning County Medical Society (MCMS)


  • 1991- Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery (NEOMED)
  • 1996 - Active staff Surgical Hospital at Southwoods
  • 1988 - Active staff St. Elizabeth Health Center
  • 1993-2010 - Vice Chairman, Department of Surgery St. Elizabeth Health Center


My philosophy in treating patients is really very simple: To treat all patients with a caring attitude, kindness, and compassion, exactly how I want to be treated by my physician.