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David Staffenberg, MD, Plastic Surgery, New York, NY, NYU Langone Hospitals

DavidAStaffenbergMDDSc (Hon)

Plastic Surgery New York, NY

Aesthetic/Cosmetic Plastic Surgery, Pediatric Craniofacial Plastic Surgery, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Vice Chairman, Hansjörg Wyss Department of Plastic Surgery

Overview of Dr. Staffenberg

Specializing in craniofacial surgery, cleft lip and palate surgery and cosmetic plastic surgery of the face. Dr. Staffenberg popularized modern techniques in conjoined twin separation. He is currently a face transplantation team member. As an innovator in plastic surgery he specializes in surgery of the face in children and adults.

Education & Training

  • UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine/UCLA Medical Center
    UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine/UCLA Medical CenterFellowship, Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 1997 - 1998
  • Emory University School of Medicine
    Emory University School of MedicineResidency, Plastic Surgery - Integrated, 1995 - 1997
  • Maimonides Medical Center
    Maimonides Medical CenterResidency, Surgery, 1989 - 1995
  • New York Medical College
    New York Medical CollegeClass of 1989

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2019 - 2023
  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2016 - 2018
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1997 - Present
  • GA State Medical License
    GA State Medical License 1995 - 1997
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1991 - 2023
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery Plastic Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Visiting Professor American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons (ASMS)
  • Best Doctors New York Magazine, 2004-2016
  • America's Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2004-2014
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Publications & Presentations


Press Mentions

  • More Kids Are Getting Ear Surgery to Avoid Being Bullied
    More Kids Are Getting Ear Surgery to Avoid Being BulliedOctober 12th, 2015

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
    BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
    Blue Shield California HMO
    Blue Shield California PPO
    CIGNA Open Access
    Empire BCBS HMO
    Empire BCBS PPO
    First Health PPO
    Great West PPO
    Health Net California Large Group PPO
    Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
    Multiplan PPO
    MVP Healthcare PPO
    Oxford Health Freedom
    Oxford Health Liberty
    Pacificare HMO
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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