Richard Karpinski, MD

Richard Karpinski, MD

Plastic Surgery Castleton, NY

Assistant Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery, Columbia P&S

Office Address

  • 1547 Columbia Tpke
    Castleton, NY 12033
    Phone: (518) 479-4156
    Fax: (518) 479-3794

Richard Karpinski, MD

Plastic Surgery Castleton, NY

Assistant Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery, Columbia P&S

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Plastic Surgery: General Plastic Surgery
  • Clinical Interests: Information Systems; Male Breast Neoplasms; Soft Tissue Neoplasms; Medical Records; Bandages

Education & Medical Training

  • Boston University Medical CenterBoston University Medical Center
  • Harvard Medical SchoolHarvard Medical School
  • NYU School of MedicineNYU School of Medicine
  • Saint Joseph's University

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical LicenseNY State Medical LicenseCurrent
  • American Board of Plastic SurgeryPlastic Surgery
  • American Board of SurgerySurgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Top Doctors: New York Metro AreaCastle Connolly, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002
  • Fellow (FACS)American College of Surgeons
  • Super

Publications & Presentations


Books/Book Chapters

  • eMedicine: Plastic Surgery, an on-line medical reference Chapter: "Surgical Treatment of Axillary Hyperhidrosis" 
    Richard H. S. Karpinski
    Editors: .Boston Medical Publishing Corp.


  • "Cytoplasmic Tubular System of Gastric Oxyntic Cells, Studied by Thin Section, Tracer, and Freeze-etch Techniques" Karpinski, Mueller, Ito, Anatomical Record, 1/1/1971
  • "Gastric Mucosal Fine Structure and its Alteration by Aspirin and Ethanol" Hingson, Karpinski, Hoedemaeker, Ito, Anatomical Record, 1/1/1969


  • "How to Make a Skin Graft Fail" Roosevelt Hospital - 7/26/2000
  • "An approach to treating wounds" St.Luke's Hospital - 12/5/1990
  • Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds:"Breast Reconstruction" St. Luke's Hospital - 10/16/1990

Hospital Affiliations

Industry Relationships

  • Member, Board of DirectorsMedical Liability Mutual Insurance Company
    1992 - 2014
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