Samuel A. Gallo, M.D.

Meet Dr. Gallo

Dr. Samuel A. Gallo is an oculoplastic surgeon and a board-certified ophthalmologist who has completed several years of additional, highly specialized training in oculoplastic surgery. Only 13 – 15 such highly skilled physicians are trained annually in the United States. Dr. Gallo understands the delicate anatomy and function of the eyelids and their surrounding structures. He specializes in eyelid surgery and cosmetic facial surgery. In addition, he specializes in surgery of the tear duct system, the orbit (bone cavity around the eye), as well as other structures around the eyes, forehead, and cheeks. Dr. Gallo has been specially trained to perform many different types of eyelid and facial surgery, ranging from surgical repair of eyelid abnormalities to treatment of eye socket injuries, restoration of the tear duct system, and management of thyroid-related eye disease. In addition, he performs cosmetic facial surgery, including brow lifts, facelifts, upper and lower eyelid surgery, facial implants, and BOTOX® (for functional and cosmetic uses) facial filler for wrinkle reduction and skin rejuvenation.

A Cleveland, OH native, Dr. Gallo received his bachelor of pharmacy with high distinction from Ohio Northern University before attending the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, where he was inducted into the honor society. He completed his internal medicine internship at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati before relocating to Los Angeles, CA for his ophthalmology residency at the Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA Medical Center. After a yearlong fellowship in oculoplastics, ocular oncology, orbital diseases, and orbital reconstruction at the University of Tennessee in Memphis, he spent an additional year of fellowship in oculoplastics, orbital diseases and orbital reconstruction, aesthetic laser surgery, and facial cosmetic surgery at The Center for Eyelid and Aesthetic Surgery in Nashville, TN. Dr. Gallo is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), has completed a fellowship approved by the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS), and is a diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Gallo serves as a consultant to the Erdey Searcy Eye Group for oculoplastic and cosmetic facial surgery.


"Dr Gallo and staff are excellent."



"I had great experience with Dr Gallo doing my eyes surgery went great recovery went way better than I imagined I recommend Dr Gallo for anybody that is looking for a great doctor with a good bedside manner to take care of you looking forward to enjoying my new eyelid tuck and everyone says I look 10 years younger I will take that since I am 61 LOL"



"Dr. Gallo did a wonderful job for me. I am really happy with the results. I was worried after I saw myself after the surgery, but within a few weeks it was all gone and I looked great. Thanks to their team. All are friendly and helpful."



"My experience with Dr. Gallo was outstanding! I experienced an issue out of state, and Paula was extremely patient and accommodating with all my phone calls. Upon my return, she worked to get me in promptly. Dr. Gallo was a burst of energy and kindness when he and Sofia came in the room! He fixed me up in no time, while being extremely professional and calming. Highly professional and accommodating treatment. I would highly recommend this practice!"



"Dr Gallo was very professional in every way explained everything. I was very nervous about procedure. His staff at dublin office was very nice and accommodating knowing that i was nervous. I didn't feel any of the procedure which I was worried about. I am so very pleased with my outcome. If I every had to have anything else done I would recommend Dr Gallo and his staff 100 percent! I am beyond more confident now with the way I look and more confident. Thank you very much Dr Gallo and staff!"



*Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary from person to person. Images may contain models.