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Dr. Stephen Giordano Earns Respected RealSelf 500 Award for Ongoing Commitment to Patient Education and High Patient Ratings

The Carolina Age Management Institute medical director and founder is one of only 15 leading cosmetic and aesthetic physicians in the state to be recognized.

Huntersville, NC (June 5, 2018 Stephen Giordano, DO, is one of 500 board-certified doctors worldwide to receive the RealSelf 500 honor, an esteemed accolade recognizing the highest-rated and most active doctors on the community-driven website. RealSelf is the largest online marketplace for people to learn and share experiences about elective cosmetic procedures and connect with doctors and other clinicians.

Only 15 physicians in North Carolina received the award, with five being in the Charlotte area and only two in the Lake Norman area. Of the 500 recipients, 42 are based outside the United States.

The RealSelf 500 honorees are selected based on a variety of criteria, including the quality and quantity of patient reviews, as well as engagement with the RealSelf community via questions and answers and the sharing of before and after treatment photos.

“There is no greater honor to receive an award for helping other people become the best possible version of themselves. I am completely shocked and humbled to be recognized for helping patients and other aesthetic providers in the RealSelf community.  In addition, I am proud our team was recognized for their hard work, commitment to patients, and professionalism as well as respect for other aesthetic providers” Dr. Giordano

Every month, 10 million consumers visit RealSelf to connect with aesthetic providers and research elective cosmetic treatments ranging from surgical procedures like rhinoplasty to non-surgical options like facial lasers, Botox®, and dermal fillers. This elite group of 500 physicians, who represent the top 5% of the RealSelf doctor community, are committed to sharing their expertise, free of charge, with tens of millions of RealSelf community members actively searching for information and the right provider.

For more information on the RealSelf 500 award winners, please visit To learn more about Dr. Giordano of the Carolina Age Management Institute, visit

To be eligible for the RealSelf 500, doctors must meet the requirements of the RealSelf Professional Policies. In addition, doctors must have joined the RealSelf Doctor Community prior to July 1, 2017, meet minimum criteria for participation, and be in good standing.