Meet Dr. Suzman
Dr. Michael Suzman, FACS, is a board-certified plastic surgeon who serves as the director of plastic surgery at the WESTMED Plastic Surgery Group in Westchester County, NY. He is one of the region's most well-known plastic surgeons, specializing in plastic and cosmetic surgery of the face, breast, and body. He is also known for his work in reconstructive surgery to help his patients feel fully restored and confident after breast and skin cancer. Dr. Suzman is a national committee member for the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, committed to advancing the art and science of plastic surgery. Whether he is performing reconstruction after cancer or an injury, or he is completing a beautiful transformation that involves cosmetic surgery of the face, breast, or body, Dr. Suzman is dedicated to providing patients with the highest caliber of care. Dr. Suzman's exceptional education from some of the world's leading medical institutions paired with his compassion allows him to provide each patient with the highest level of personal attention, technical expertise, and artistic judgment. Dr. Suzman is not only recognized by his patients as a brilliant doctor, but he has also been named one of the "Top Doctors" by New York magazine and Westchester magazine and USNews and World Report.
Skills and Specialties
Dr. Suzman is a trusted surgeon in reconstructive and cosmetic surgery who is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He specializes in the treatment of the breast, face, and body, taking care of conditions facing both adults and children. He is known for cosmetic procedures, such as rhinoplasty, as well as reconstructive procedures, such as skin cancer of the nose and complex nasal injuries. He has produced gorgeous results for women seeking breast augmentation, breast lift, and breast reduction surgery as well as breast cancer reconstruction surgeries, allowing women to reclaim their self-confidence. Dr. Suzman is one of the leading surgeons in cancer treatment, offering a refined breast appearance following mastectomy. In addition, he has performed thousands of skin cancer surgeries, like Mohs reconstructions, with attractive outcomes that are both natural and appealing.
Because of his advanced plastic surgery training, he is able to apply a unique skill to the cosmetic side of surgery. His outcomes for facelift surgery, blepharoplasty, neck lift, liposuction, and tummy tucks are beautiful and lasting. For patients not quite ready for surgery, Dr. Suzman helps them age gracefully, offering numerous nonsurgical alternatives such as BOTOX, dermal fillers, laser treatments, body contouring, and many other skin rejuvenation services.
Education and Training
Dr. Michael Suzman has directed the plastic surgery department at WESTMED Medical Group since 2002. He currently is the Chief of Plastic Surgery and The White Plains Hospital and Chairman of the Board of Directors of WESTMED Medical Group. He completed his training in plastic surgery at The Cornell and Columbia Universities Combined Division of Plastic Surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and the Hospital for Special Surgery. He was awarded the Goulian Prize for Academic Excellence in Plastic Surgery as well as the Coryell Prize for the highest distinction in surgery at Cornell. Dr. Suzman graduated magna cum laude from Tulane University, studied History and Philosophy of Science at Oxford University, and went on to receive his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College. He then completed a four-year residency in general surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital prior to his plastic surgery training program. He was awarded an American Heart Association research fellowship for his basic science research in surgery at Cornell.
Memberships and Affiliations
Dr. Suzman is Chief of Plastic Surgery at White Plains Hospital and Chairman of the Board for WESTMED Medical Group. He is on staff at Greenwich Hospital, and Rye Ambulatory Surgery Center. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and a member of The American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Suzman is also a clinical instructor in surgery at Weill Medical College of Cornell University.