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Raymond A. Capone Jr., MD

Plastic Surgeon
Plastic Surgery

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Meet Raymond A. Capone Jr., MD

Leader in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, located in Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh plastic surgeon Dr. Raymond A. Capone Jr. is renowned for his mastery in plastic surgery, with over 40 years of surgical experience and over 35 years in the private practice of plastic surgery without interruption. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a member of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons and the American Society of Plastic Surgery.

Education and Clinical Experience

Dr. Raymond A. Capone Jr. earned his medical degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. where he graduated in the top of his class and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha honors medical society. He attended highly sought-after residency programs at Tufts New England Medical Center (General Surgery) and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Plastic Surgery). He authored several scientific articles and has presented papers at numerous plastic surgery conferences for audiences both in the United States and abroad.


Dr. Capone has worked as the Chief of Plastic Surgery at Shadyside Hospital in Pittsburgh for the past 27 years. During his tenure he has successfully managed a high profile and high-quality plastic surgery service, involving 22 plastic surgeons, for the benefit of the community. He is also the Founder and Medical Director of the Shadyside Surgi-Center, the first multispecialty, freestanding, fully licensed, and accredited ambulatory surgery facility in Pittsburgh. He also holds an academic position as Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Raymond A. Capone Jr. has previously served as the President of the Greater Pittsburgh Plastic Surgery Society.

Awards and Recognition

A true leader in the field, Dr. Raymond A. Capone Jr. is an award-winning plastic surgeon. For the past five years, he received the prestigious Castle Connolly Medical Top Doctor Award. This peer-nominated award is only given to those deemed to be among the very best in their specialties and is recognized by US News and World Report. Other honors include:

  • Awarded Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, 1990
  • Listed in Who’s Who Among Rising Young Americans
  • Featured in a number of articles relating to plastic surgery in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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  • Im starting this review after 2 years of encounter many friends having same experience with Dr. Capone. First of all sorry for my broken english. Dr. Capone changed my life.He lift me up.Not only change my body but treat me with genuine respect and love. I consider doctor Capone like a new kind o...

    Posted On February 20, 2023
  • Jessica was very competent and knowledgeable about fillers and Botox injections. Gentle in administering the filler injections too.pleased with the results

    Posted On August 30, 2022
  • Dr. Capone did my Carpal Tunnel Surgery and it was such a great experience from the very beginning. The Doctor, Betsy, The Surgery Nurse and Anesthesiolist Lynn were all so kind and caring from beginning to end. The after care was the best I have ever received. I got a call from the nurse hours a...

    Posted On June 2, 2022
  • Wonderful!! I loved them all so much and they did a fantastic job on my nose! Couldn't have went better!

    Posted On October 18, 2019
  • Dr. Capone is incredible!!! Several of my friends and I have had procedures done by Dr. Capone because he is so well known for his flawless work. Highly recommend!!!

    Posted On July 25, 2019
  • I did ALOT of research before my surgery and Dr. Capone was my bar the most impressive and when I called to get information Betsy was so welcoming on the phone and willing to answer any question I had. During my first consult Dr. Capone spoke with my boyfriend and I and discussed the different t...

    Posted On April 30, 2019
  • I had two procedures with Dr. Capone. He is the best and this is not my first experience with facial plastic surgery. I can tell you, he is very precise, takes his time, and lets you be a part of the plan.

    Posted On September 26, 2018
  • Dr.Capone and the whole staff were extraordinary! Loved my results!

    Posted On September 26, 2018
  • I had a breast reconstruction and Dr. Capone and his staff were wonderful. Dr. Capone is very concerned with safety and has an almost non-existent infection rate. I recommend a private surgical suite to anyone considering plastic surgery. He also gave me time and attention I've never had with ano...

    Posted On September 26, 2018