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Dr. Domingo Galliano General Surgeon and Colorectal Surgeon in Charlotte County Florida

Domingo E. Galliano, 


Dr. Galliano is the most experienced Board Certified Colorectal Surgeon with Da Vinci Robotic Surgery in Lee, Charlotte, Sarasota, and DeSoto Counties. He has performed over 1600 DaVinci Robotic procedures, and is a proud SRC Master Surgeon in Colorectal Surgery. Dr. Galliano has been serving Charlotte County patients and beyond since 1989. With extensive expertise in the fields of general surgery and colorectal surgery, Dr. Galliano is known for his exceptional skill, compassionate patient care, and commitment to advancing medical knowledge. As a Board-Certified surgeon and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (FASCRS), he has dedicated his career to providing the highest standard of surgical care to his patients. Dr. Galliano possesses a comprehensive understanding of complex surgical techniques and utilizes cutting-edge technology to ensure optimal outcomes. In 2023, Dr. Galliano was granted the InterStim Center of Excellence (COE) Award for Fecal Incontinence, making him the first and only in Florida to be designated with this prestigious award. The COE recognizes physicians who demonstrate exemplary use of the InterStim System and a commitment to patient care for those suffering from symptoms associated with Overactive Bladder, Fecal Incontinence and Non-Obstructive Urinary Retention. He is very proud to provide the highest quality of care for those in the state of Florida.


Graduated June 1975
Bronx, New York 


Fordham University Rose Hill School Campus

Bachelor of Science

Jul 1982 - Jun 1987
Jersey City, NJ

Residency - General Surgery

Jersey City Medical Center

Jan 1977 - Mar 1982
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic  

Medical School

INTEC - Instituto Tecnologia de Santo Domingo

Magna Cum Laude

Jul 1987 - Jun 1988
Baltimore, MA

Fellowship - Colon and Rectal Surgery

Greater Baltimore Medical Center

Mar 2002 - June 2002
Weston, FL

Fellowship - Advanced Colon and Rectal Surgery

Cleveland Clinic Florida

 Integrity, compassion, respect, accountability, and excellence

Board Certified General Surgery

Board Certified Colon and Rectal Surgery

Board Certified Surgical Critical Care

Board Certifications


Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept. of Surgery, University of South Florida

Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept. of Surgery, Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine


Director of Colorectal Surgery at ShorePoint Port Charlotte

Medical Director of ShorePoint Health's Colorectal Center of Excellence

Professional Memberships

Fellow Of the American College of Surgeons

Fellow of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery 

Dr. Galliano is 
Board Certified in

Colorectal Surgery,

General Surgery, and

Critical Care Surgery.

As a Board Certified Colorectal Surgeon, Dr. Galliano specializes in:

Anorectal Conditions - Anal Pain  - Anal warts - Hemorroids - Fissures - Perirectal Abscesses - Anal Fistulas ​ Inflamatory Bowel Disease - Chronic ulcerative colitis - Crohn's disease - Ilealanal pouch (Ulcerative colitis) Diverticulitis ​ Colonic Neoplasms (Tumors) - Colon and rectal cancer - Follow up evaluations - Polyps - Familial polyposis  - TEM (Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery) - Laperoscopic Surgery  ​ Endoscopy of the Colon and Rectum - Rigid/flexible sigmoidoscopy - Colonoscopy - Endoscopic polypectomy  ​ Intestinal and Anorectal Physiology for management of: - Anal incontinence - Constipation - Diarrhea - Rectal Prolapse - Anal rectal manometry - Defecography - Anal EMG - Anal pelvic rehabilitation Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) ​ Ostomy Care ​ Pilodinal Cyst ​ Laparoscopic Colectomy Anoscopy for Anal Cancer (HRA)

As a Board Certified General Surgeon, Dr. Galliano specializes in:

Digestive tract – esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum and anus Abdomen – stomach, diaphragm, biliary tract, liver, pancreas, spleen, and all types of hernias Breast – all types of benign and malignant disease Skin and underlying tissues – all types of benign and malignant disease Endocrine system – thyroid and parathyroid glands, pancreas and adrenal glands Surgical oncology – surgical management of cancer treatment and coordination of all aspects of cancer care

Dr. Galliano Utilizes these Techniques/Procedures:

Minimally Invasive Surgery: - DaVinci Robotic Surgery - Laparoscopic Surgery - Colonoscopy - Transanal Hemorrhoidal Dearterialization - Anal Manometry - Biofeedback/Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation - Rectal/Anal Ultrasound - Enterra Therapy for Gastroparesis

SRC Accredited

Recognized for his exceptional skill and dedication to patient care, Dr. Galliano has been honored with numerous accreditations from the Surgical Review Corporation. SRC accredits the top surgeons, physicians and medical professionals in the world. With his unique expertise and unwavering commitment to advancing medical knowledge, Dr. Galliano continues to inspire his colleagues and shape the future of surgical practice. 

Papers and Publications

Efficacy and Safety of a Non-Animal Stabilized Hyaluronic Acid/Dextranomer (NASHA/DxFI Solesta) in Improving Fecal Incontinence: A Prospective, Single-Arm, Multicenter, Clinical Trial with 36 Month Follow Up. Published in Journal Diseases of the Colon & Rectum 2023 Feb. 01; 66(2): 278-287 A Prospective, Single-Arm, Multicenter, Observational Assessment of the Long-Term Safety and Efficacy of Solesta Injectable Bulking Agent for the Treatment of Fecal Incontinence (SoFl). Oct. 2014 to 2018. Including Ultrasound Imaging for Protocol CL-SLP00l. A Retrospective Data Collection of Compression Anastomosis Using the Colon Ring Clinical Dr. Albert, Dr. Galliano, Dr. Jose Dominguez. Presented at the ASCRS, Arizona. 2013 Pouch Perineal Rectosigmoidectomy: A Case Report. Surgical Innovation, Vol 12, No. 4, 373-375. Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, Florida. 2005 Delayed Presacral Abscess Following Proctocolectomy One Hundred Consecutive ABBI Procedures: Complications, Costs, and Outcome. Annals of Surgical Oncology; Vol 6, Issue 02 195 -199. 1999 Stereotactic Excisional Breast Biopsies Utilizing the Advanced Breast Biopsy Instrumentation System. Published in the American Journal of Surgery, Volume 174. September 1997 A Prospective Study for the FDA. ABBI Breast Biopsy System. Main Author: Domingo E. Galliano, MD. 1996 Colon Physiology Book Chapter. 1988 Presacral Myelolipoma: A Review of the Literature & a Case Presenting with Constipation. May 29, 1988

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