Cancer and Trauma Reconstruction

Clinical Services: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Upper East Side
525 East 68th Street, Starr 8
New York, NY 10065
(646) 962-4210
Upper East Side
425 East 61st Street, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10065
(646) 962-4210

At Weill Cornell Medicine, we understand that the physical changes and changes caused by cancer, cancer treatments, trauma or burns can be emotionally challenging.

Our team is passionate about helping patients who have been affected by cancer, cancer treatment, deep cuts (lacerations), burns or other wounds. With expert plastic and reconstructive surgical treatment, our compassionate surgeons help our patients restore their confidence.

Our team of plastic and reconstructive surgeons are highly trained and qualified to help you feel wholly yourself and confident in your appearance.

Why Choose Weill Cornell Medicine?

Exemplary surgeons: Our surgeons are leaders in plastic and reconstructive surgery and our care team is equipped to promote your comfort throughout the process. Our compassionate surgeons offer you the most advanced surgical options.

Weill Cornell Medicine partners with NewYork-Presbyterian, one of the top hospital systems in New York City and the U.S.

Individualized surgical care for your unique body: All surgical treatments are designed to meet your individual needs and aesthetic wishes. Our plastic and reconstructive surgeons are highly skilled and able to help you achieve the natural appearance you want.

Our team helps patients of all races, ethnicities, genders and gender identities feel wholly themselves and confident in their skin after cancer or trauma. Our surgeons are passionate about helping our patients enjoy their lives with confidence.

Focus on your comfort: Our team prioritizes your comfort at every step in the process. Before your surgery, you will have time to ask your doctor questions so that you feel comfortable with the procedure. In state-of-the-art surgical suites, our surgeons use the latest anesthetics and medications that help you recover more quickly and heal faster.

After the surgery, our care team will manage your pain with medication and teach you how to care for yourself as you heal and recover.

Reconstructive Surgery Options

Our team of surgeons offers the most advanced plastic and reconstructive surgery options, including:

●      Repair after Moh’s surgery or other skin cancer treatment to reconstruct the areas of the face affected by skin cancer

●      Reconstruction after removal of benign or malignant tumors of the head or neck

●      Surgery for facial injuries, including facial bone fractures and skin lacerations

Make an Appointment

If you are a cancer survivor who has suffered cosmetic scarring or injuries or if you have experienced a traumatic injury, we encourage you to make an appointment to learn if you may benefit from our plastic and reconstructive surgery services. We are passionate about helping all our patients feel their best so that you can enjoy the full, vibrant life you want.

You deserve the highest level of care and safety for your surgery. Our expanded Digital Health Services and commitment to cleanliness help ensure that you can continue your care to achieve optimum health.

Whether you visit us virtually through a video visit or you see us in person, you can be assured that we will deliver the highest standards of care with compassion. Our team has taken every step to keep our facilities safe for you to continue your care. Learn more about our safety measures and the changes we’ve made to enhance your patient experience.

To request an appointment, please fill out our formOur staff will help you find the physician who best fits your individual medical needs.

Meet Our Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons

The plastic and reconstructive surgeons at the Weill Cornell Medicine offer patients the highest level of safety and care. As a top-ranked academic medical center, you have access to our extensive network of specialists who provide seamless care throughout your treatment — to promote integrated physical and mental health.

Our Doctors
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Leslie E. Cohen, M.D., FACS Profile Photo
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery  
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David M. Otterburn, M.D., FACS Profile Photo
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery  
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Jason A. Spector, M.D., FACS Profile Photo
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery  
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What Our Patients Are Saying

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