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About Plastic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medicine

Weill Cornell Medicine provides both adults and children with the full range of plastic, reconstructive and cosmetic surgery with clinical and aesthetic expertise to meet your unique needs. Starting with the initial consultation, we focus on getting to know you and understanding your goals. One of our main priorities is to help you feel as comfortable and confident as possible throughout the entire process.

Our compassionate team of exemplary surgeons uses the highest standards and the most advanced technology available. We are dedicated to empowering our patients with information before any procedure, so that you can understand realistic results and what to expect from the process, as well as the potential risks and complications.

Why Choose Weill Cornell Medicine for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery?

Exceptional surgeons for cosmetic and medical plastic surgery: As our patient, you benefit from our surgeons’ years of training and experience.

Leaders in advanced techniques and technology: Our surgeons use the most advanced surgical techniques and technology available. We specialize in minimally invasive surgical procedures that result in less pain and a shorter recovery.

Collaborative, personalized care: Your care team will include surgeons, nurses and staff who prioritize your care, safety and comfort throughout the entire surgery process. Our surgeons and nurses will empower you with information about your condition and options, including the potential risks and results of any surgery.

Together with your surgeon, you will determine the best plan for you, based on your specific condition, lifestyle goals and overall health. We want you to feel comfortable making informed decisions about every aspect of your surgery and health.

Innovative research: As a scientifically based, academic institution, we are at the forefront of the latest treatments. Our dedication to improving plastic and reconstructive surgery extends to innovative research programs. We continue to develop new techniques and therapies that improve our patients’ quality of life.

Comprehensive network: Our department includes experts in every subspecialty within plastic and reconstructive surgery — including cosmetic procedures and surgical treatments for trauma, cancer and any cosmetic concern.

In addition, our team frequently collaborates with other specialists to ensure that you receive the precise treatment needed for your optimum health and lifelong well-being.

Cosmetic and Medical Surgical Options

Weill Cornell Medicine Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery provides customized care and treatment options for all patients. Our team includes experts in:

  • Cosmetic procedures, including botox and fillers
  • Cosmetic surgeries, including facelifts and neck lifts
  • Body contouring, including liposuction, breast augmentation and breast lifts
  • Breast reconstruction after cancer or preventative mastectomy
  • Reconstructive surgeries after cancer, trauma or burns
  • Gender-affirming surgeries
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Headache and Migraine Surgery
  • Hand Surgery

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Whether you visit us virtually through a video visit or you see us in person, 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.

If you would like a remote second opinion, we can connect you directly with expert physicians and specialists at the Weill Cornell Medicine Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department. They will review your situation, answer your questions and provide you with information you can share with your primary care physician. Learn more at WCM OnDemand Second Opinion.

Meet Our Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons

The surgeons at the Weill Cornell Medicine Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department 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 long-term physical and mental health.

Our clinical team is led by Dr. Jason Spector, Chief of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Spector is a nationally recognized board-certified plastic surgeon at New York-Presbyterian and Weill Cornell Medicine, where he specializes in reconstructive microsurgery of the head, neck and breast as well as aesthetic surgery of the face and body. Dr. Spector has been repeatedly recognized as a top plastic surgeon by U.S. News & World Report, Castle and Connelly and locally by New York Magazine. Dr. Spector is also the principle investigator of the Laboratory for Bioregenerative Medicine and Surgery at Weill Cornell Medicine, where he and his team perform cutting-edge research in tissue engineering, 3D printing, and modeling of breast cancer microenvironments.

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Brooklyn, NY 11215
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What Our Patients Are Saying

Austen Hayes

"Dr. Otterburn and his staff are caring, professional. They listen well, answer questions, explain all as needed...a wonderful combination of expertise and compassion not easily found in medicine today! I'm grateful to be in such good hands."

Sep 04, 2022
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Kaitlyn Venezia

"Incredibly grateful for Dr. Spector and his team. My experience has been A+++++ and unmatched with any other doctor/surgeon I've partnered with. His staff is supportive, friendly and makes you feel well taken care of and like family. Dr. Spector himself is honest, genuine, an expert in the industry and makes me feel that healing is possible. This, to me, is priceless."

Sep 02, 2022
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Talking about Leslie E. Cohen, M.D.

"Dr. Cohen came highly recommended by another Weill Cornell surgeon and I am so happy to have chosen her as my doctor. After losing 150 pounds, I needed an abdominoplasty to remove excess skin. Dr. Cohen and her PA, Kelli were responsive, compassionate, understanding, and informative. I had excellent care at Cornell - this surgery has changed my life. I am so pleased with her work, I am also scheduling my breast reduction & lift with her for early next year. Thank you to Dr. Cohen, Kelli, Nicole, Madlyn, and all the incredible nurses/staff at Weill Cornell."

Aug 30, 2022
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