AboutDr. David Shafer, MD is a Doctor primarily located in New York, NY. He has 11 years of experience. His specialties include Plastic Surgery and General Surgery. Dr. Shafer is affiliated with Manhattan Eye Ear Throat Hospital and Lenox Hill Hospital. He speaks English.
Dr. David Shafer has the following 2 specialties
- Plastic Surgery
A plastic surgery specialist is a physician with extensive training in the execution of plastic surgery procedures.
Plastic surgery is the use of surgical procedures to rebuild or reshape injured or misshapen body parts. Congenital defects, such as a cleft lip or palate, can be corrected by a plastic surgery specialist. Injuries sustained during auto accidents also may require the services of a plastic surgery specialist. These procedures fall under the category of reconstructive plastic surgery.
The other category of plastic surgery is cosmetic plastic surgery. Plastic surgery specialists often perform procedures like breast augmentation, face lifts, tummy tucks, liposuction, and lip injection as elective surgeries for patients who wish to make aesthetic improvements.
- General Surgery
A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.
The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.
Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
America's Top Doctors®
Regional Top Doctors
Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™
Patients' Choice Award
(2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
On-Time Doctor Award
(2014, 2015, 2016)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition
(2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award
(2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
Top 10 Doctor - City
Top 10 Doctor - State
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree
- Breast Diseases
- Breast Surgery (Mammaplasty)
- Chemical Peel (Chemexfoliation)
- Collagen Therapy
- Cosmetic Surgery
- Cosmetic Surgery (Aesthetic Procedures)
- Dermal Fillers
- Ear Surgery (Otologic Surgical Procedures)
- Eye Diseases
- Eyelid surgery (Blepharoplasty)
- Facelift (Rhytidoplasty)
- Hair Restoration
- Laser Medicine & Surgery
- Laser Resurfacing
- Liposuction (Lipectomy)
- Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
- Nose Job (Rhinoplasty)
- Oophoritis (Ovary inflammation)
- Reconstructive Surgery
- Skin Cancer
- Skin Care
- Skin Rejuvenation
- Weight Loss
- Weight Loss (non-surgical)
Dr. Shafer is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Manhattan Eye Ear Throat Hospital
210 E 64th St
New York, NY 10065
Lenox Hill Hospital
100 E 77th St
New York, NY 10075
11 Years Experience
Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine
Graduated in 2006