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Michelle Zweifler, MD is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon and General Surgeon specializing in facial rejuvenation as well as breast and body contouring. After successfully completing an Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Fellowship with John Q. Owsley, M.D., Dr.Michelle Zweifler established her plastic surgery practice in New York City. She is on the staff at the prestigious Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital and Lenox Hill Hospital.

During her medical training, Dr. Michelle Zweifler received numerous honors and awards including the Samuel L. Kountz Award for Clinical Excellence in Surgery and the John O. Vieta Award for Professional Excellence and Compassionate Care. Dr. Zweifler strives to achieve each patient’s satisfaction and is truly committed and dedicated to excellent cosmetic results.

Engaged with the most important issues in plastic surgery today, Dr. Michelle Zweifler regularly attends numerous medical seminars. Her professional papers have been published in scientific journals including Annals of Plastic Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and Surgical Endoscopy. She is a member of many professional societies at the local, state, and national levels.

“I truly enjoy the speciality of plastic surgery, from the initial consultation to the technical aspects to the rewards of enhancing your appearance.”

EDUCATION

May, 1993 – MD, State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn (Downstate), Brooklyn, New York
May, 1989 – BS, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING

July, 2000 – June 2001 Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship with Perceptor, John Q. Owsley, M.D., California Pacific Medical Center Davies Campus, San Francisco, California

July, 1998 – June 2000 Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency, State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn, Brooklyn, New York

July, 1997 – June 1998 Chief Resident General Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, New York
July, 1993 – June 1997 General Surgery Residency, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, New York

HONORS & AWARDS

Cornell University Dean’s List
Samuel L. Kountz Award: Clinical Excellence in Surgery, State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn, 1993.
John O. Vieta Award for Professional Excellence and Compassionate Care, Lenox Hill Hospital, 1997.
Castle Connolly’s America’s Cosmetic Doctors and Dentists.

BOARD CERTIFICATION AND MEDICAL LICENSES

The American Board of Surgery
The American Board of Plastic Surgery
New York State Medical License
The Medical Board of California
Diplomat of National Board of Medical Examiners

HOSPITAL AND ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

Lenox Hill Hospital: Assistant Adjunct Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, New York, New York
Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital: Assistant Attending Department of Plastic Surgery, New York, New York

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