Medical Origami

Custom, hand made, medicine themed artwork made by Elizabeth Ristagno, M.D.

Medicine Themed Paper Art

Hand-crafted with

Liz transforms classic medical literature into display-worthy pieces of art. Doctors pour their heart and soul into their callings, and deserve art that connects with that calling. Her specialty is making Red Book paper flowers, but is open to upcycling other books as well.

A bouquet of paper flowers with white pearl centers.
A small bouquet of paper flowers next to a viola.

Flowers are 8 inches tall and a bouquet of 10-12 flowers typically fits nicely into a vase 5-6 inches tall by 4 inches in diameter.

Vase not included.

Medical origami is a timeless arrangement that makes the perfect gift to celebrate your special events:

A bouquet of paper flowers arranged with red artificial flowers.
A small bouquet of paper flowers with black pearl centers.

Art made with heart.


Reviews from customers

"I love my Red Book origami bouquet! It’s the perfect gift for an infectious diseases physician who has everything besides that."
- Dr. T. B.
"I love my Red Book flower bouquet! The fact that each flower was carefully crafted from a page related to my favorite infectious diseases topics makes it extra special! It makes for great office décor – and the best part is you don’t have to water it!"
- Dr. N. R.
Happy customers.


Ways to customize your art

The following customization options are available for your origami flowers:

Flower Center

Black or Pearl

A bouquet of paper flowers with white pearl centers.

Bouquet Size

You can choose the number of flowers in your bouquet. Larger orders will take longer to fulfill.

Petal Theme

Have a special interest? Buying for a subject matter expert? Theme the petals with pages from specific chapters or topics.

Alternative Literature

Have a book that holds a special place in your heart? Newly published? If you'd like your petals made from another literature source, please provide a physical copy or Liz can procure a copy for a fee.

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Contact the artist

Contact Liz today to get a quote for your order. All orders are custom made and all sales are final. Billing will be processed by PayPal prior to shipping.

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About Me

Learn more about the artist

Dr. Ristagno is a pediatric infectious diseases physician at Mayo Clinic. She lives in Rochester, Minnesota with her husband Jordan and goldendoodle Figment. She enjoys playing violin and viola. She also enjoys crafts, Harry Potter, Disney World, ancient Roman history, and is a Latin language enthusiast.