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Dr. Steven Yarinsky spent two years in intensive Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery training at Medical College of Ohio, after completing his undergraduate education at Dartmouth College, medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, and five years of general surgery residency at Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus and at Marshall University Medical School. You may not be aware of the fact that the best doctors continue their medical education long after medical school. Dr. Yarinsky dedicates over 150 hours every three years of continuing medical education to perfecting his techniques, and to learning about the latest cosmetic procedures to offer his patients the best possible results.
Dr. Yarinsky’s extensive plastic surgery training and over 25 years of practical experience helping thousands of cosmetic surgery patients gives you the added assurance that he is dedicated to helping you achieve the result that you desire.
Dr. Yarinsky was also named a “Regional Top Doctor” by Castle Connolly in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 – a designation earned by only the top 10-15% of physicians in the geographical area. Dr. Yarinsky is also the only plastic surgeon located between Albany and Montreal to be elected and hold membership in the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS).
Dr. William F. Deluca Jr. began his career as a certified plastic surgeon in Albany over 28 years ago. Prior to private practice, Dr. DeLuca spent nearly nine years training directly alongside several of the most noted plastic surgeons in the world at the time, including Dr. Thomas Rees and Dr. Sherrell J. Aston. Dr. DeLuca specializes in cosmetic surgery of the face, breast, and body. He has dedicated his career to achieving the most pleasing and natural results possible.
Dr. DeLuca obtained his plastic surgery training at the two most prestigious institutions for plastic surgery doctors at the time: Eastern Virginia Medical College, a preeminent program for developing techniques in breast reconstruction, and Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Nose Hospital, where he served as one of the last fellows of Dr. Thomas Rees, the most noted cosmetic surgeon of his generation. In addition to his extensive training and education in medicine and surgery, Dr. DeLuca was also a Rufus Choate Scholar at Dartmouth College and graduated Magnum Cum Laude. For his secondary education, he attended Deerfield Academy in Deerfield, Massachusetts.
Dr. DeLuca is certified by both the American Board of Surgery (1983) and the American Board of Plastic Surgery (1987).
Dr. Edwin F. Williams III attended Cornell University in Ithaca, New York where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1982. He began medical school at the State University of Buffalo School of Medicine and received his Doctor of Medicine in 1986. From 1986 to 1987 Dr. Williams completed his graduate internship in surgery at SUNY Health Sciences Center in Syracuse, New York.
Following this he completed his residency training in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck from 1987 – 1991. During his head and neck surgical training in Syracuse, Dr. Williams developed a strong interest in plastic surgery of the face, head and neck. With a further desire for training in this area he pursued a fellowship through the American Academy of Facial and Plastic Reconstructing Surgery at the University of Illinois in Chicago from 1991 – 1992. During this year of training his entire experience consisted of cosmetic and reconstruction surgery of the nose, eyes, face and neck.
Dr. Williams is double-board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the American Board of Otolaryngology and he is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners, a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, he is a Fellow of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. With his active involvement in Continuing Medical Education, Dr. Williams has qualified for the American Medical Association Physician Recognition Award.
Dr. Jeffrey Rockmore is a board-certified plastic surgeon who has an uncommon approach to aesthetic enhancement — he takes the time to get to know and appreciate each patient as a person. In doing so, he is able to provide the improvements that matter most to the individual. Dr. Rockmore finds it gratifying to use his refined surgical skills and natural talents to help people feel more confident about how they look. When you assess his qualifications, experience, and personal qualities, you'll understand why he's a popular choice among plastic surgeons in Albany, NY.
Dr. Rockmore's plastic surgery training began with an education at respected New York medical institutions. He completed his medical degree at Albany Medical College and his plastic surgery training at Albany Medical Center Hospital. Dr. Rockmore then went on to attain additional cosmetic surgery training at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital. He continues to keep abreast of advances in his profession.
Dr. Rockmore holds 2 separate board certifications: The American Board of Plastic Surgery and The American Board of Surgery. In addition to his board certifications, Dr. Rockmore holds current membership in a number of professional organizations including: The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, The American Society of Plastic Surgeons, and The American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Todd B. Koch is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. To reach this goal he has undergone a rigorous course of training. He completed his medical school education at the prestigious State University of New York at Buffalo. At the Millard Fillmore Hospital in Buffalo, New York, he trained for five years in a General Surgery Residency Program. During this time, he was exposed to all aspects of surgery including orthopedics, pediatrics, neurosurgery, urology, plastic and reconstructive, hand, vascular, broad training allowed him to develop his surgical skills and knowledge. After participating in all of these wonderfully exciting and stimulating areas, he decided upon plastic surgery as his calling.
His travels then took him to one of the most nationally recognized Plastic Surgery programs in Toledo at the Medical College of Ohio. There he spent two years learning his trade. This specialty training included reconstructive, cosmetic, maxillofacial, congenital, pediatric, hand, burns, tumor removal, microsurgery, head and neck, trauma and many other challenging surgical problems. The next 6 months were spent in a dedicated Hand Fellowship.
He returned to Buffalo in 1986 with his wife and first daughter to begin private practice in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. His second daughter was born shortly thereafter. Work consumed most of his waking hours but he still managed to find time for his family. Most of his outside interests revolve around athletic activities like cycling, spinning, swimming, running and weight training.
A double-board certified facial plastic surgeon serving Buffalo, New York,
Dr. David A. Sherris and his team at the Clinic of Facial Plastic Surgery can help you look younger, healthier and radiate confidence. Offering state-of-the-art facial rejuvenation procedures with both surgical and non-surgical options Dr. Sherris can improve the appearance of the face, neck, nose, ears, and forehead. His artistry cannot only improve the way you look- it can change the way you feel about yourself.
An internationally recognized leader in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery Dr. Sherris has gained the admiration of his peers and the gratitude of thousands of patients from all over the country and world. The patients have included royal families, Hollywood celebrities, Fortune 500 company leaders, entertainers, politicians and even other doctors and their family members.
Dr. Sherris is board-certified by two separate medical boards: the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology. He completed his fellowship training in facial plastic surgery at the University of Washington in Seattle. He has also been voted annually to "Best Doctors in America" by his peers since 2005.
Dr. Steven J. Pearlman is a distinguished Facial Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon, educator, and humanitarian with a wide range of professional credentials. He is uniquely dual board certified in both Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and in Head and Neck Surgery.
With extensive clinical and academic backgrounds in both fields, Dr. Pearlman provides his patients with unique expertise and understanding in the cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the nose, face, and eyes. He has authored over 30 medical journal articles and book chapters, and also serves on the editorial board of a number of prestigious medical periodicals. Dr. Pearlman served as President of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2004-2005.
Dr. Pearlman strives to provide his patients with compassionate and attentive patient care paired with the most sophisticated and advanced medical procedures and techniques available. He is nationally renowned as a master specialist in nasal and facial beauty. As a facial plastic surgeon he offers transformations of people’s faces and self-confidence. For anyone who has once felt “less than,” he has helped change lives too. Regardless if you are coming in for a first-time procedure or to resolve unsuccessful ones from your past, we help you move forward, feel beautiful, resolved, and able to embrace life more fully.
Dr. Sam Rizk merges two unique skills to achieve his surgical outcomes - first and foremost is his artistic background as a sculptor, which combines with his technical skill as a facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon. "When making a decision to undergo plastic surgery, it is important to pick a surgeon with an artistic background as this is one of most important factors, which give differing outcomes amongst equally qualified technical surgeons."
When you meet with Dr. Rizk he will be honest with you, and may not recommend surgery if he feels the risk does not outweigh the benefit. In order to proceed with surgery, Dr. Rizk feels the benefit must far outweigh the risk, discomfort, and expense for patients. He is also known for his expertise in the most advanced techniques in facelift, neck lift, eyelid surgery and rhinoplasty in NYC.
As a recognized expert on the latest advances in facial plastic surgery techniques, Dr. Rizk has written and lectured extensively on current concepts related to rhinoplasty, necklifts, facelifts, and other facial plastic procedures. Dr. Rizk is a double board certified New York facial plastic surgeon and director of Manhattan Facial Plastic Surgery, PLLC.
Dr. Sherrell J. Aston is a New York City world-renowned double board-certified plastic surgeon who is one of the worlds foremost experts in aesthetic plastic surgery. Dr. Aston is Professor of Plastic Surgery at New York University, past President of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and for twenty-three years Chairman of the Plastic Surgery Department at Manhattan Eye Ear & Throat Hospital. Dr. Aston is a surgeon, educator, and author of scientific papers, textbooks and teaching videos for plastic surgeons. Dr. Aston is invited to lecture and operate in numerous countries to teach his advanced surgical techniques.
Dr. Aston received his Medical Degree from the University of Virginia, in Charlottesville. His post-doctoral training included a surgical internship and residency at the University California, UCLA Medical Center. Prior to being Chief Resident at UCLA, he was a Halsted Fellow in Surgery at John Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Aston continued his training as a Plastic Surgery Resident and Chief Resident at the Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, New York University Medical Center. Dr. Aston is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Aston holds board certification to practice in New York, California, Florida, and Virginia.
Dr. Aston is an expert in the Closed Rhinoplasty technique, which avoids incisions and scars on the outside of the nose. He has used the closed technique for thousands of noses, both primary and secondary procedures. He has lectured to plastic surgeons around the world and written textbook chapters on Closed Rhinoplasty.
Dr. Robert J. Morin is a board certified plastic surgeon who performs a full range of plastic surgery procedures. In addition to general plastic surgery, Dr. Morin specializes in reconstructive and cosmetic surgery of the head and face. Dr. Morin received extensive additional training in craniofacial surgery, facial cosmetic surgery and pediatric plastic surgery. This additional training allows him to successfully perform a wide range of complex reconstructive and cosmetic surgical procedures on both adults and children. Dr. Morin has a specific interest in nasal reconstruction, ear reconstruction and cosmetic and cleft rhinoplasty.
Dr. Morin attended New York Medical College where he was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and also served as Vice President of the college chapter of the American Medical Association. After receiving his medical degree, Dr. Morin completed a combined general surgery and plastic surgery residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, during which time he served as Plastic Surgery Chief Resident. Continuing his post-graduate training, Dr. Morin pursued his special interest as a Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery Fellow at Miami Children’s Hospital in Miami, Florida. During that time, Dr. Morin had the privilege of training with one of the world’s most respected craniofacial surgeons, Dr. S. Anthony Wolfe.
Dr. Yael Halaas is recognized as one of the best facial plastic surgeons in New York City. Fully bilingual in English and Spanish, Dr. Halaas has a special interest in the treatment of the aging face in both women and men, primary and reparative rhinoplasty, and the medical and surgical treatment of hair loss.
A leading female facial plastic surgeon in a male-dominated industry, Dr. Halaas received her undergraduate degree in Art History from Columbia College in New York and graduated in the top ten percent of her medical school class at Cornell University Medical College, with the prestigious distinction of membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors Society. She also earned the American Medical Women’s Association award as part of her membership in the top five percent of her graduating class. The daughter of Cuban and Argentine parents, Dr. Halaas uses her multi-cultural background and her liberal arts education to welcome her international clientele of patients in her world-class office.
She is Board Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Finally, she has received the highest recognition offered to surgeons practicing in the United States- Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS).
Dr. Andrew Jacono is a global authority in the field of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, and is often called upon by colleagues and media around the world to provide his expert opinion. As one of New York City's premiere plastic surgeons, Dr. Jacono is known for his original, advanced approach to non-surgical and minimally invasive facial rejuvenation with flawless, yet natural results. His current patient base consists of prominent American and international socialites, television news personalities, editors, models, actors, actresses and everyday men and women interested in rejuvenating their appearance.
He is one of a small group of surgeons that has achieved Dual Board Certification in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as well as Head and Neck Surgery, and currently serves as Section Head of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at North Shore University Hospital Manhasset, Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Additionally, Dr. Jacono serves as Director of The New York Center for Facial Plastic & Laser Surgery in New York, New York. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American College of Surgeons and one of only 70 U.S. surgeons who are Advanced Facial Plastic Surgery Fellowship Directors for the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Dr. Maurice M. Khosh is a well known and dual board certified facial plastic surgeon practicing in Manhattan. He is the Past President of the New York Facial Plastic Surgery Society and a founding member of the New York Head and Neck Institute. Dr. Khosh is an affiliate member of the Vascular Birthmarks Institute of New York, and a surgical consultant for the Crime Victims Treatment Center at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, where he provides treatment for crime victims with facial injuries. Dr. Khosh is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.
Dr. Khosh is recognized by his patients and colleagues as an outstanding physician having received multiple awards including the Castle Connolly Top Doctor award, the Patients' Choice award, and the Best Doctor's in America award.
Dr. Khosh's non-academic interests have been in figure drawing, painting, and calligraphy. His extensive training and vast surgical experience grant him expert knowledge in the anatomy and physiology of the face, neck and skull region. This unique background enables him to expertly manage the most complex types of facial surgeries, be they reconstructive or cosmetic. His aim in cosmetic surgery is to create a natural and "non-operated" look that is harmonious with the overall appearance of each patient.
Dr. Jennifer Levine is one of only a few surgeons who are double-board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and the American Board of Otolaryngology – head and neck surgery – giving her a unique knowledge of the face and its underlying structures.
Her philosophy is that every individual has the right to natural, believable results that enhance one’s appearance, not create a new face. To achieve “Believable Beauty”, Dr. Levine works closely with each patient to develop an individualized treatment plan that focuses on their needs and unique facial features. She is an expert in the latest invasive and non-invasive anti-aging treatments that help achieve and maintain the look patients have always wanted.
Dr. Levine graduated with honors from Columbia University, where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Biology. She subsequently received her Medical Doctorate from Cornell University Medical College, where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society.
Dr. Levine’s post-doctoral training included a General Surgery residency at Lenox Hill Hospital, a residency in Otolaryngology at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, and completing her residency in Otolaryngology at New York University, where she was Chief Resident. She, then, served as a fellow in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at New York University Hospital, where she trained with the top surgeons in her field.
Dr. Benjamin Paul is a Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon who practices in Manhattan alongside internationally renowned Dr. David Rosenberg and Dr. Jessica Lattman. Dr. Paul is known for exceptional talent in rhinoplasty, facelift and eyelid surgery, and hair restoration.
Dr. Paul prides himself on delivering natural, long-lasting results with no evidence of surgery and minimal downtime. Widely published, Dr. Paul has made great strides regarding techniques and improvements in facial plastic surgery and has further lectured at over 30 conferences in the past decade.
Trained by the very best in Manhattan and Chicago, Dr. Paul completed the prestigious Honors Program in Medical Education at Northwestern University where he earned his undergraduate and medical degree. After college, Dr. Paul went on to complete his general surgery internship, otolaryngology-head and neck surgery residency, and facial plastic and reconstructive surgery fellowship at New York University.
Originally from Westchester,
Dr. Stephen M. Evangelisti was drawn to the community of Rochester by the reputation of Dr. Robert McCormick, one of the pioneers in the field of Hand and Reconstructive surgery. His mentor inspired him to continue his training after Medical school at the University of Rochester in Plastic Surgery, Head and Neck Cancer Surgery, and Hand Surgery through the University and Strong Hospitals.
Dr. Evangelisti credits his experience in the military for refining his approach to plastic surgery. As a hand and plastic surgeon while stationed at Andrews Air Force Base, he learned how to avoid complications at all costs and do exactly what his patients wanted or needed. Military medicine promoted a conservatism that has stayed with Dr. Evangelisti throughout his career in private practice.
Upon completion of his service to the military, Dr. Evangelisti returned to Rochester as a faculty member of the University of Rochester. As an Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery, he has been an integral part of the training of future plastic surgeons in cosmetic and hand surgery at Strong. The focus of his private practice includes breast cancer and skin cancer reconstruction, as well as hand and aesthetic surgery.
Dr. Vito C. Quatela is known as one of the top facial plastic surgeons in the Buffalo, Syracuse, and Rochester, NY region, but his reputation extends well beyond Upstate NY. His expertise in facial plastic surgery is recognized nationally and internationally by the medical community and patients alike. Dr. Quatela's dedication to improving people's lives by using his skill to enhance their appearance and confidence has led him to develop a comprehensive practice, which extends beyond traditional facial plastic surgery with Q the Medical Spa and the Quatela Center for Hair Restoration, both located at the Lindsay House.
His long list of professional accomplishments includes serving as the president of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) and establishing the HUGS (Help Us Give Smiles) Foundation that supports medical missions to underserved countries such as Ecuador, Guatemala, and Vietnam. Dr. Quatela is an Allergan Top 250 provider, placing the Quatela Center as the only practice with this distinction in the Rochester, Syracuse, and Buffalo area. This recognition puts he and the Quatela Center in the top 2% of all of Allergan's practices across the country.
Dr. Quatela completed a residency in Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery at Northwestern University. He also completed two fellowships in facial plastic surgery, and is certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery (ABO).
Dr. Sang W. Kim explored two pathways of becoming a plastic surgeon – one, by pursuing a residency program in general plastic surgery; and the other, by completing a residency program in otolaryngology – head and neck surgery followed by fellowship training dedicated to plastic surgery exclusively of the face, head, and neck. After graduating from Harvard Medical School, he decided to follow his passion in facial plastic surgery by pursuing the latter path.
For residency training, he was accepted to the Harvard Combined Program in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. As the top training program, he was exposed to wide breadth and depth of surgeries to repair both the form and function of the face, head, and neck. During his final year of residency, Dr. Kim served as the chief resident in some of the most respected hospitals in the world, including Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary / Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, and the Boston Children’s Hospital.
While the residency program offered extensive training in the functional and reconstructive aspect of facial surgery, he sought to perfect his surgical skills in the aesthetic surgeries of the face, head, and neck. To achieve this goal, he completed fellowship program accredited by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery under the tutelage of Dr. Daniel Rousso, a world-renowned facial plastic and hair transplant surgeon.
Syracuse plastic surgeon,
Dr. Dean DeRoberts is a board-certified plastic surgeon in Syracuse, affirmed by The American Board of Plastic Surgery, and an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Active in numerous boards and committees, The American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery selected Dr. DeRoberts as a speaker at their annual meeting. The 2007 and 2008 editions of Jacksonville Magazine in Florida chose Dr. DeRoberts for their list of “Top Docs.” As a plastic surgeon, he has worked hard to perfect the skills required for face, body and breast reconstruction.
Dr. Dean DeRoberts completed his bachelor’s degree at Cornell University and his Master of Science degree at the University at Buffalo before enrolling in Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York. During his medical school training, he was selected as one of the top thirty surgical students in the country by the American College of Surgeons and went on to Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center where he further specialized his surgical training. As chief resident in plastic surgery, Dr. DeRoberts trained with the latest advancements in technology and performed more than 3,800 procedures.
Dr. DeRoberts has been recognized with several awards in plastic surgery, including the Glancy Award from the Southeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, which is awarded to the top resident in the Southeast. He has also twice been awarded a gold medal at Resident Research Day.