Meet Dr. Suzman
Dr. Michael Suzman, FACS, is the director of plastic surgery at the WESTMED Plastic Surgery Group in Westchester County, NY as well as Chief of Plastic Surgery at The White Plains Hospital. He is on staff at Weill Medical College of Cornell University as a Clinical Instructor of Surgery. He is one of the region's most well-known plastic surgeons, specializing in plastic and cosmetic surgery. 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 has also been named one of the "Top Doctors" by New York Magazine, New Beauty, Westchester Magazine and US News and World Report. He was even featured on the cover of Westchester Magazines Top Doctor's edition.
Skills and Specialties
Dr. Suzman 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 has particulary interest in cosmetic procedures, such as rhinoplasty and breast surgery. He has treated thousands of women seeking breast augmentation, breast lift, and breast reduction surgery as well as breast cancer reconstruction surgeries, allowing women to reclaim their self-confidence.
Because of his Cornell-Columbia and Sloan Kettering surgery training, he is able to apply skill and safety to his cosmetic surgery patients. His outcomes for facelift surgery, blepharoplasty, neck lift, liposuction, and tummy tucks are safe and lasting. For patients not quite ready for surgery, Dr. Suzman helps them age gracefully, offering numerous nonsurgical alternatives such as BOTOX, dermal fillers, fat grafting, 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.
"outstanding doctor - Dr. Suzman has cared for two members of my family, with outstanding results. He is caring with a wonderful, sensitive manner. Would recommend him highly to anyone"
"Dr. Suzman is a perfectionist, which is what you want with your plastic surgeon. He has been very compassionate, listens to my problems and concerns medically. Has helped me with my recovery with breast cancer."
"Great Surgeon!! - Thank you Dr. Suzman for all you have done for me!!I would recommend him to anyone who needs a plastic surgeon. My doctor suggested I see him when I asked for the best surgeon for breast reduction. The surgery was really life changing. Dr. Suzman and his staff spent so much time with me, answering questions, going over photos. My recovery was really easy and I was back at work in 10 days. I really look and feel so much better."
"I have always had only positive experiences with Dr. Suzman. He is a caring and capable surgeon."
"Not only do I feel Dr. Suzman is a very capable doctor but I feel he is a kind person who really cares about his patients. His calm manner and medical expertise helped me through a very difficult time. I am thrilled with the results of my breast reconstruction after being diagnoised with breast cancer and undergoing a double mastectomy."
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