Plastic Surgery Institute of New York in New York, New York

Name: Plastic Surgery Institute of New York
Display name: Plastic Surgery Institute of New York


Phone: (914) 506-8524
Twilio phone: (914) 506-8524
Address: 120 E 56th St., Ste. 800A New York, NY 10022, Ste. 800A, New York, New York, USA, 10022
City: New York
State: New York
Country code: US
Postal code: 10022
Phone: (914) 309-8300
Country: USA
GPS coordinates on map: 40.7604884,-73.9706578

  • Microdermabrasion
  • Botox
  • ArteFill
  • Collagen Injection
  • Cheek Lift
  • Neck Lift
  • Lifestyle Lift
  • Thread Lift
  • Juvederm
  • Facelift
  • Lower Facelift
  • SMAS Facelift
  • Restylane
  • Contour Thread Lift
  • Radiesse
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Sculptra
  • Breast Lift
  • Cheek Augmentation
  • Tattoo Removal
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Laser Resurfacing
  • Fraxel Laser
  • Pulsed Dye Laser
  • Breast Reduction
  • Phenol Peel
  • Chemical Peel
  • Glycolic Peel
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Blue Peel
  • TCA Peel
  • Salicylic Peel
  • Liposuction
  • Butt Augmentation
  • Photodynamic Therapy
  • Brazilian Butt Lift
  • Tumescent Liposuction
  • Liposculpture
  • Lipodissolve
  • Mesotherapy
  • Smart Lipo
  • Dermabrasion
  • Liposonix
  • Facial Fat Transfer
  • Thermage
  • LED Light Therapy
  • YAG Laser
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Tummy Tuck
  • Brow Lift
  • IPL
  • Hair Transplant
  • Facial
  • Vaser Liposuction
  • ActiveFX
  • Titan Laser
  • Nonsurgical Facelift
  • QuickLift
  • Dysport
  • Nonsurgical Nose Job
  • Chin Implant
  • Gynecomastia Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Pixel Laser
  • DeepFX
  • AlloDerm
  • Retin-A
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Lipoma Removal
  • Affirm Laser
  • Velashape
  • Breast Implants
  • Fraxel Repair
  • Body Lift
  • Arm Lift
  • Hyaluronidase
  • SlimLipo
  • Thigh Lift
  • Sinus Surgery
  • ProFractional Laser
  • Latisse
  • Double Eyelid Surgery
  • Breast Implant Removal
  • Lip Fillers
  • Mini Tummy Tuck
  • Chin Liposuction
  • Nipple Surgery
  • Butt Lift
  • Mole Removal
  • Silicone Injections
  • Skin Rejuvenation
  • Mini Facelift
  • Revision Rhinoplasty
  • Scar Removal
  • Vbeam
  • Lip Lift
  • Jessner Peel
  • Genioplasty
  • Septoplasty
  • Pec Implants
  • Skin Tightening
  • Hair Loss Treatment
  • Mommy Makeover
  • Silikon 1000
  • Laser Peel
  • Dermal Fillers
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Laser Liposuction
  • Fractional Laser
  • CO2 Laser
  • Facial Reconstructive Surgery
  • Earlobe Repair
  • Belotero
  • Xeomin
  • CoolSculpting
  • Ultherapy
  • Lip Implants
  • TotalFX
  • Panniculectomy
  • Body-Jet Liposuction
  • Derma Roller
  • Buccal Fat Removal
  • Lip Surgery
  • Breast Implant Revision
  • Asclera
  • Tummy Tuck Revision
  • Asian Rhinoplasty
  • African American Rhinoplasty
  • Male Tummy Tuck
  • Cellulaze
  • Liquid Facelift
  • Strattice
  • Lip Reduction
  • Venus Freeze
  • Botox for Migraines
  • Vanquish
  • Voluma
  • Pelleve
  • Belly Button Surgery
  • Breast Fat Transfer
  • Meaningful Beauty
  • Breast Lift with Implants
  • Brazilian Butt Lift Revision
  • Sientra Breast Implants
  • ThermiTight
  • FUE Hair Transplant
  • i-Lipo
  • NeoGraft
  • Inspira Breast Implants
  • Vaginal Rejuvenation
  • Facial Feminization Surgery
  • Monsplasty
  • Calf Reduction
  • Volbella
  • Ptosis Surgery
  • Forehead Reduction
  • MACS Facelift
  • Deep Plane Facelift
  • Cellfina
  • Restylane Silk
  • Nonsurgical Neck Lift
  • Bellafill
  • Microneedling
  • PRP for Hair Loss
  • Facelift Revision
  • Liposuction Revision
  • Transgender Facial Feminization Surgery
  • Feminizing Top Surgery
  • Masculinizing Top Surgery
  • Kybella
  • ThermiVa
  • ThermiSmooth Face
  • Infini RF
  • Restylane Lyft
  • Breast Reconstruction Revision
  • Breast Reconstruction with Latissimus Flap
  • Mentor Breast Implants
  • Ideal Implant
  • Profound RF
  • Natrelle Breast Implants
  • SAFELipo
  • Drainless Tummy Tuck
  • Embrace Scar Therapy
  • Power-Assisted Liposuction (PAL)
  • Abdominal Etching
  • Silhouette InstaLift
  • Mastectomy
  • Silicone Injection Removal
  • Umbilical Hernia Repair
  • Microblading
  • Vollure
  • Diastasis Recti Repair
  • Hand Rejuvenation
  • HydraFacial
  • Restylane Refyne
  • Restylane Defyne
  • BodyTite
  • FaceTite
  • PRP Injections
  • Silhouette Soft
  • BroadBand Light (BBL)
  • Emsculpt
  • SkinMedica
  • Tickle Lipo
  • SkinCeuticals
  • Subcision
  • Punch Excision
  • Cyst Removal
  • Micro Botox
  • DefenAge
  • Botox for TMJ
  • Lip Repositioning
  • Botox for Gummy Smile
  • Chin Filler
  • Breast Reconstruction with Fat Transfer
  • Lymphatic Massage
  • Skinbetter Science
  • Botox for Hyperhidrosis
  • Transgender Body Contouring
  • Areola Reduction Surgery
  • Nipple Reduction
  • Inverted Nipple Surgery
  • Nonsurgical Butt Lift
  • Microneedling RF
  • Alastin Skincare
  • Capsular Contracture Treatment
  • Nonsurgical Breast Lift
  • Emsella
  • Jeuveau
  • ThermiBreast
  • Emtone
  • PlasmaPen
  • Back Lift
  • Silagen
  • NovaThreads
  • Nutrafol
  • GalaFLEX

RealSelf Info

Profile created: Jul 10, 2020
Profile modified: Oct 5, 2023
Review count: 140
Rating: 4.9
Rating time spent: 5
Rating answered questions: 5
Rating bedside manner: 5
Rating after care: 5
Rating payment process: 5
Rating wait times: 5
Rating courtesy: 5
Rating responsiveness: 5
RealSelf’s PRO: Yes
Realself network status: candidate


Adam Schaffner, MD, FACS

Statement: Dr. Adam Schaffner, is a triple board-certified, double fellowship-trained plastic surgeon practicing in New York City. Known for his impeccable skills and artistry in plastic and reconstructive surgery for the face, breast, and body, Dr. Schaffner specializes in breast enhancement procedures such as breast augmentation, breast lifts, breast reductions, breast reconstruction, and revision breast surgery, as well as tummy tucks (also known as abdominoplasty), butt augmentation (also known as Brazilian butt lift or BBL), precision liposuction with BodyTite, liposculputing with fat transfer breast augmentation, and complete mommy makeovers.

At his boutique private practice in midtown Manhattan just off of Park Avenue, the Plastic Surgery Institute of New York, Dr. Schaffner also performs facelifts, neck lifts, eyelid surgery, brow lifts, and submental liposuction (aka chin lipo) with FaceTite. He also offers a variety of minimally invasive treatments, including injectables such as BOTOX, Dysport, Jeuveau, Xeomin, and dermal fillers like Juvéderm, Restylane, Sculptra, RHA, Bellafill, Radiesse, BELOTERO, and more.

People visit Dr. Schaffner because they know that they’ll receive quality care and beautiful results. “Choosing the right plastic surgeon is the most important decision you will make” in getting a result you’ll be thrilled with, says Dr. Schaffner. “I personally meet with each of my patients to develop an individualized plan. We will review everything you need to know to be informed, prepared, and feel comfortable.”

After completing his undergraduate education at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, Dr. Schaffner obtained his medical degree from Rush Medical College in Chicago. He then completed a plastic and reconstructive surgery residency at Detroit Medical Center at the Wayne State University School of Medicine, followed by an otolaryngology – head and neck surgery residency at Stony Brook University Medical Center.

Dr. Schaffner honed his skills while training in a breast and aesthetic plastic surgery fellowship at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington DC and an advanced facial plastic and reconstructive surgery fellowship, during which he was a member of the medical staff at Stanford Hospital and Clinics.

Dr. Schaffner is a diplomat of (certified by) the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.

A member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and The Aesthetic Society, Dr. Schaffner is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American College of Surgeons.

Highly respected by his peers and colleagues, Dr. Schaffner has been honored with numerous awards and accolades, such as being named a Top Doctor by Castle Connolly and included in the Consumers’ Research Council of America’s Guide to America’s Top Plastic Surgeons. He has received the Patients’ Choice Award and Most Compassionate Doctor Award and selected as a New York Super Doctor.

Dr. Schaffner has also been featured by various media outlets and publications, including Good Morning America, The New York Times, CBS News, Telemundo, USA TODAY, and Newsweek, among others.

Began aesthetic medicine in: 2003
Rating: 4.9

Practice’s answers

Answer Header & Date
Answer Snippet
Is it possible to get cleavage after your first surgery?
Is it possible to get cleavage after your first surgery?
Sep 9, 2022
Breast implant size selection is important and based on many factors.
The breast implant has three dimensions: height, width and projection. These must be taken into account to help determine a range of sizes which may be best after being examined by a board certified plastic surgeon. Computer imaging (e.g., VECTRA) may help you visualize the simulated results with different breast implants.
Could a breast lift or implants fix sternum appears to be sticking out of my chest?
Improving appearance after breast reduction
Jul 12, 2019
It appears that you have experienced bottoming out of your breasts following your breast reduction and weight loss.  The appearance of your breasts and chest may be improved with a breast lift.  Reinforcement with an acellular dermal matrix or mesh may be advised to minimize the risk of recurrence of bottoming out.  If you desire more fullness than you currently have with an unpadded bra and/or more camouflage of the sternum, you may consider adding volume using a breast implant and/or…
How Much Do Breast Implants Cost?
Breast Augmentation
Nov 28, 2014
While cost is an important question to ask, it is even more important to make sure your doctor is a board certified plastic surgeon who specializes in breast augmentation surgery. Look at before and after photos of patients on whom the doctor has performed breast augmentation and speak with patients who have had a breast augmentation performed by that doctor. Once you choose a doctor with whom you feel comfortable and whose results you like, I suggest using computer imaging (e.g…
When is it safe to have facial fillers after Septoplasty?
Facial fillers after septoplasty
Nov 28, 2014
While there is no definite answer, I suggest waiting until all bruising and swelling have resolved and your surgeon has cleared you to have fillers.
Can I have an Otoplasty for the third time?
Revision Otoplasty
Jul 22, 2014
To properly answer your question, physical examination by a board certified plastic surgeon or facial plastic surgeon is recommended. Following examination and review of the operative reports, further recommendations may be made to discuss how to best fix the “telephone effect” you do not like.

Last updated on 12/05/2023