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Primary Area of Expertise

Plastic Surgery/Reconstructive Surgery


Adam Schaffner, MD, FACS is a triple board certified, fellowship-trained plastic and reconstructive surgeon as well as an otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeon in private practice in New York City.  He has held academic appointments at Cornell and Georgetown and was on the medical staff at Stanford Hospitals and Clinics and Georgetown University Hospital.  Dr. Schaffner was selected as a Top Doctor by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. and was honored as one of New York's Super Doctors®.

Dr. Schaffner is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Schaffner is also a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and numerous other societies.

Dr. Schaffner teaches other doctors best practices in plastic surgery and otolaryngology.  He has served as faculty at numerous national and international meetings.  Dr. Schaffner has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals and textbooks.  Dr. Schaffner has been interviewed by The New York Times, ABC's Good Morning America, CBS News, NBC's Telemundo, FOX News, PIX-11's Dr. Steve Show as well as quoted in Newsweek, USA TODAY and the New York Observer as an expert in his field.

Education & Licenses

M.D., medical license-New York State
Board certified-plastic surgery, facial plastic surgery otolaryngology