David J. Phillips, M.D.
Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
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David J. Phillips, M.D.

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Male
Language: English, Spanish, Italian


Personal Statement

David J. Phillips, M.D. is a double Board-certified Facial Plastic Surgeon and Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City. Dr. Phillips specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the nose, face, and neck – cosmetic and functional rhinoplasty, facelift/necklift, Botox/Dysport, injectable facial fillers, blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery), fat transfer, liposuction, scar revision, otoplasty (ear pinning and earlobe repair), excision of facial lesions, reconstruction after Mohs surgery, and repair of facial trauma.

Dr. Phillips is committed to providing his patients with compassionate, world-class care at every stage of the process and aims to deliver natural appearing, long-lasting results while minimizing downtime and discomfort. 

Dr. Phillips graduated with honors from Washington University in St. Louis with a bachelor’s degree in Biology and Spanish. He received his medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College, where he was awarded the Siegel Family Prize and James A. Moore Scholarship for excellence in head and neck surgery. 

Following medical school, Dr. Phillips completed residency training at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital – Columbia and Weill Cornell. During his final year, Dr. Phillips served as chief resident at Weill Cornell, Columbia University Medical Center, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and was awarded the Distinguished Housestaff Award by NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Upon completing residency, Dr. Phillips was selected to complete a highly coveted fellowship in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery at Glasgold Group Plastic Surgery in Princeton, New Jersey. 

Dr. Phillips is board-certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. He has routinely published articles in the peer-reviewed literature and has presented his work at local, regional, and national conferences. 

if you are scheduled to see Dr. Phillips as a new patient, please complete his new Patient Packet.

Specialties and Expertise


  • Otolaryngology (ENT)


  • Rhinoplasty
  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Revision Rhinoplasty
  • Facelift
  • Neck Lift
  • Deep Plane Facelift
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox and Fillers
  • Restylane
  • Juvederm Fillers
  • Fat Transfer
  • Neck Liposuction
  • Insertion of Chin Implant
  • Otoplasty/Ear Pinning Surgery
  • Repair of Earlobe
  • Mole Removal
  • Reconstruction After Mohs Micrographic Surgery
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Deviated Nasal Septum
  • Nasal Bone Fracture
  • Repair of Nasal Valve
  • Scar Revision
  • Rhinophyma
  • Facial Lesion
  • Laceration Repair of Face
  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery



Board Certifications

  • American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • American Board of Otolaryngology

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Otolaryngologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University, 2012
  • B.A., Washington University in St. Louis, 2008


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee Managed Care Plan
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee PPO Plan
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • * Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • * Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • * VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WorldWide Medical

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