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About Dr. Samuel Shatkin Jr

Dr. Samuel Shatkin Jr, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Buffalo, NY. His specialties include Plastic Surgery. Dr. Shatkin is affiliated with Kaleida Health Buffalo General Medical Center and Sisters Of Charity Hospital. Dr. Shatkin has received 6 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

39 Ratings with 12 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Samuel Shatkin Jr is Great. Dr. Samuel Shatkin Jr has been rated by 39 patients. From those 39 patients 12 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Samuel Shatkin Jr is 4.2 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Aesthetic Associates Center

2500 Kensington Ave
Buffalo, NY 14226
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Specialties

Dr. Samuel Shatkin Jr has the following 1 specialty

  • 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.

  • Expertise

    9 Expertise

  • Laser Resurfacing
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Breast Diseases
  • Dermabrasion
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Diseases
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Acne (Acne Vulgaris)
  • Hair Restoration

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Reviews

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Great Doctor

Pleased with results....no complaints!!!

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Dr. Shatkin Review

I have been a patient of Dr. Shatkin's for over five years now. He has performed various procedures on me inluding a chin lift, botox, and dermal fillers. I had been to a variety of other plastic surgeons in the WNY area for dermal fillers before I met Dr. Shatkin. The results were never satisfactory, some were so bad, I looked worse after the procedure than before. I had almost given up on seeing another doctor until I met a woman in my beauty shop who raved about him, so I gave him a chance. Now I would never consider seeing anyone else even if the services were free. That is a serious statement! Dr. Shatkin has a wonderful bedside manner. He truly cares about his patients and works hard to relieve any anxiety they may have. When it comes to administering dermal fillers and botox, he is a true artist. His techniques take years off my appearance while looking totally natural. Also, unlike other doctors in the past, he doesn't try to persuade you on having any unnecessary procedures to make an extra buck. The office staff is also very nice and knowledgeable. One last thing, I have some serious skin conditions and have been to many dermatologists in the area and agajn, the results were unsuccessful. Dr. Shatkin's facial skin care products have since corrected all my problems. Whether you are new to plastic surgery procedures or, like myself, have had many negative experiences, give Dr. Shatkin a chance. I promise he will not disappoint you.

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Five Stars

Weir incision...nostril reduction, looks wonderful soo thankful

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Five Stars

The absolute very best Dr in the business. WNY is lucky to have this man. I would never go anywhere else and I send all my friends to him. He is the best, he cares, and he wont work on you just to make a buck. He is a true professional. He changed my life!

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One Star

Dr Shatkin came highly recommend but I was terribly disappointed by his arrogance, attitude and incredible lack of skill. He has an awful bedside manner. He didn't listen to my needs or desires at all. Including when I told him about my allergies to antibiotics & certain other surgical products. He just did things his way with no regard to my health or well being. He botched my procedure & has left me disfigured & in an enormous amount of physical discomfort. No other doctors in the area want to fix his mistake, and I'm terrified to go back to this nasty, arrogant, self serving doctor. I was in such bad shape after the procedure that I ended up in the ER because he kept telling me everything I was experiencing was normal. IT WAS NOT! I was having a terrible allergic reaction because he used meds that I specifically told him I was allergic to. He also cut me open & instead of using the highly regarded stitch work of a cosmetic surgeon, he glued me back together after I TOLD him that I'm alergic to surgical glue! What a sloppy mess! When I came to see him for a follow up visit , he scolded at me for going to the ER and for using the medsmeds that they prescribed me, but he wouldn't make time to see me himself. He was intimidating, mocking & condescending. Seven years later, I'm still in pain and disfigured and STILL can't find another surgeon to correct his terrible work (other doctors have commented that they wouldn't have done things the way he did. They seemed surprised & disappointed in his work, as well.) I'm terrified of doctors after this experience. I've been told to see doctors in another state. Unfortunately, that's more time, money & a terrible inconvenience that I can't afford. He is a terrible man and he never told me he'd be gluing me together. The end result was nothing like we discussed. I had faith and trust in him and he has failed me. He showed no remorse, compassion or respect. He made no effort to be accountable for anything I brought to his attention. Please BEWARE!

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  • Awards

    6 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016, 2015, 2014)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2015, 2016)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2014, 2015)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Shatkin is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Samuel Shatkin Jr accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Elect Choice EPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna NYC Community Plan
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
    • CDPHP PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Empire BCBS
    • Empire Blue Priority EPO
    • Empire PPO
    • Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
  • Independent Health
    • Independent Health Encompass HMO
    • Independent Health FlexFit HMO
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Locations & Directions

Aesthetic Associates Center, 2500 Kensington Ave, Buffalo, NY
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