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Dr Andrew Salzberg

Meet Dr. Salzberg

Dr. C. Andrew Salzberg is a New York Board Certified Plastic Surgeon who specializes in cosmetic surgery and breast surgery, including breast reconstruction. He is the Chief of Plastic Surgery Services, at the Mount Sinai Health System in NYC.

Dr. Salzberg is best known as the pioneer of Direct to Implant and AlloDerm Breast Reconstruction. This type of breast reconstruction replaces the traditional Tissue Expander Method, which required two surgeries with in-office biweekly expansion for several weeks in between. In practice since 1987, his new, pioneered technique (2001) allows him to put in a permanent breast implant, with no need to expand or have a second surgery, because of his approach in using AlloDerm to act as coverage and support of the bottom portion of the implant.

An internationally renowned speaker in the field of plastic surgery, Dr. Salzberg specializes in the use of Strattice for Secondary Breast Augmentations. His renowned expertise with Strattice allows him to overcome some of the most challenging cases such as bottoming out, symastia, rippling and wrinkling, fold malposition and mastopexy/augmentation; Dr. Salzberg is also an expert in Autologous Fat Transfer for Revision Breast Reconstruction and Breast Augmentation.

His many attributes include being recognized as one of the Top Doctors for Women from Coast to Coast; by the consumer guide, America’s Top Doctors, published by the Ladies Home Journal; Doctors’ Choice Awards, as well as bestowed the honor of being named one of Top Doctors in the New York Metro Area every year consecutively since 2002.

Other Notable Achievements

  • Board certified in plastic and reconstructive surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (1989)
  • Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery and Otolaryngology at New York Medical College (1987)
  • Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Castle Point VA Medical Center (1987-1997)
  • Past President of the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel
  • Dr. Salzberg was born in New Jersey and attended Montclair Academy and Ithaca College.
  • He graduated from the University of Florida School of Medicine with his Medical Doctorate in 1981.
  • He did his residency in General Surgery at Beth Israel Hospital in New York (1981-87) and Plastic Surgery residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center (1984-87).
  • Dr. Salzberg has presented papers regarding plastic surgery internationally and his research activities include breast reconstruction, pressure ulcer prevention and treatment, nerve repair, wound healing, skin substitutes and laser applications in skin care.

Get Started With C.Andrew Salzberg, MD

Would you like to meet Dr. Salzberg? To see his compassionate care in action, request a consultation online with New York plastic surgeon Dr. C. Andrew Salzberg. Call our toll-free number for our Tarrytown office at 800-433-7410 or 914-366-6139.

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