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Adam Schaffner, MD, Plastic Surgery, New York, NY, Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital / Lenox Hill Hospital-Northwell Health


Plastic Surgery New York, NY

Aesthetic/Cosmetic Plastic Surgery, Breast Reconstruction, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Director, Plastic Surgery Institute of New York

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Education & Training

  • MedStar Health/Georgetown-Washington Hospital Center
    MedStar Health/Georgetown-Washington Hospital CenterFellowship, Aesthetic and Cosmetic Surgery, 2009 - 2010
  • Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University
    Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State UniversityResidency, Plastic Surgery, 2007 - 2009
  • Stanford Health Care-Sponsored Stanford University
    Stanford Health Care-Sponsored Stanford UniversityFellowship, Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 2003 - 2004
  • Mittelman Facial Plastic Surgery Center
    Mittelman Facial Plastic Surgery CenterAdvanced Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2003 - 2004
  • Stony Brook Medicine
    Stony Brook MedicineResidency, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, 1999 - 2003
  • Stony Brook Medicine/University Hospital
    Stony Brook Medicine/University HospitalInternship, Surgery, 1998 - 1999
  • Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical Center
    Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical CenterClass of 1998
  • Emory College of Emory University
    Emory College of Emory UniversityB.S., Biology and Religion, Summa Cum Laude, 1989 - 1993

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2019 - 2021
  • DC State Medical License
    DC State Medical License 2009 - 2010
  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 2009 - 2010
  • MI State Medical License
    MI State Medical License 2007 - 2011
  • CT State Medical License
    CT State Medical License 2004 - 2015
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2003 - 2024
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2000 - 2023
  • American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Otolaryngology
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery Plastic Surgery
  • American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive SurgeryFacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Marquis Who’s Who in America
  • Marquis Who’s Who in the World
  • Marquis Who’s Who in the East
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • "Second Time Around: Tackling Challenging Revision Breast Augmentation Cases."  
    Schaffner AD, Plastic Surgery Practice, 3/1/2013
  • "Effect of Incision Choice on Outcomes in Primary Breast Augmentation."  
    Jacobson JM, Gatti ME, Schaffner AD, Hill LM, Spear SL, Aesthetic Surgery Journal, 5/1/2012
  • "Donor Site Morbidity and Patient Satisfaction Using a Composite Nipple Graft for Unilateral Nipple Reconstruction in the Radiated and Nonradiated Breast."  
    Spear SL, Schaffner AD, Jespersen MR, Goldstein J, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 4/1/2011
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • "Effect of Incision Choice on Outcomes in Primary Breast Augmentation."
    Spear SL, Hill L, Gatti M, Schaffner AD, and Jacobson J, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Annual Meeting. Vancouver, British Columbia CANADA., 5/3/2012
  • "Effect of Incision Type on Capsular Contracture in Primary Breast Augmentation."
    Jacobson JM, Gatti ME, Hill LM, Schaffner AD, Spear SL, Senior Residents Conference. American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Nashville, TN., 1/20/2011
  • "Light Emitting Diodes in the Treatment of Intense Pulsed Light-Induced Hypopigmentation."
    Fink JS, Mermelstein H, Thomas A, Lasky S, Schaffner AD, Orlando Dermatology Aesthetic and Clinical Conference, Orlando, FL., 1/14/2011
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  • "Reconstruction of Facial Defects Following Mohs Micrographic Surgery." 
    Grand Rounds. Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. State University of New York a - 3/7/2013
  • "Using Toxins and Injectable Filler Materials to Rejuvenate the Aging Face and Neck." 
    Progressive Aesthetic Learning Essential to Technical Expertise (P.A.L.E.T.T.E.) Level III Specialty - 7/9/2012
  • "Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery." Primary Care Curriculum for Medical Students. 
    Weill Cornell Medical College. New York, NY - 5/1/2012
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  • "Laparoscopic Gastic Banding May Interfere with Plication during PostBariatric Abdominoplasty." 
    Gursel E, Chang YJ, Schaffner AD, Gazayerli M, Wood M
    21st Congress of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS). Geneva, Switzerland - 9/4/2012
  • "A Sociodemographic Comparison of STD Clinic Patients: Sacramento County (1971) and Kern County (1992)." (Honors Thesis for the Degree of Bachelor of Science) 
    Schaffner AD
    Atlanta: Emory University - 1/1/1993

Press Mentions

  • Pipeline Report: Several Blockbuster Drugs Are Poised to Go Bigger and Broader
    Pipeline Report: Several Blockbuster Drugs Are Poised to Go Bigger and BroaderNovember 9th, 2021

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations