Norman M. Rowe MD

New York, NY, US
Norman M. Rowe MD

About the Practice

Practice Philosophy

Dr. Norman M. Rowe is committed to giving his patients the best care possible. He and his staff do this by providing each person the individual attention that they need to help them make an informed decision.

Dr. Rowe uses his many years of training and experience to this end. Dr. Rowe is a fully trained plastic surgeon. During this time Dr. Rowe studied cosmetic surgery and the various techniques for the surgeries. He trained an additional year in microsurgery and breast reconstruction in order to pursue his passion in breast surgery. Dr. Rowe continues to write and lecture to his peers in the various areas of cosmetic surgery. Dr. Rowe uses this knowledge to determine which method will work best for each patient in order to obtain the best result possible.

Dr. Rowe’s talented staff are attentive to their patients every need and provide pre and post procedure care with a gentle touch. All are well trained in the latest cosmetic techniques and provide a personal experience.

Practice Specialization

Dr. Rowe offers aesthetic and reconstructive procedures for the face, breast and body including:
Facelift
Browlift
Eyelid Surgery
Rhinoplasty
Ear Correction
Neck Lift
Facial Implants
Chin Augmentation
Lip Enhancement
Skin Cancer Reconstruction
Breast Augmentation
The Short Scar Technique
Breast Lift
Breast Reduction
Gynecomastia
Breast Reconstruction
Liposuction
Tummy Tuck
Arm Lift
Labiaplasty
Thigh Lift
Body Lifts
Mommy Makeovers
Acne Scar Removal
Dermabrasion
Vericose Vein Treatment
BOTOX®
JUVÉDERM®
Injectable Gel
Restylane®
Collagen
Skin Resurfacing
Microdermabrasion

Background & Certification

Board Certification

Dr. Rowe is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

Professional Background

EDUCATION:

Tulane University School of Medicine
New Orleans, Louisiana
Degree: Medical Doctor

Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
New Orleans, Louisiana
Degree: Master of Health Administration

ACADEMIC/CLINICAL APPOINTMENTS:
Monmouth Medical Center
Department of Surgery
Long Branch, NJ

St. George’s University
School of Medicine
Department of Surgery
Associate Professor
Grenada, West Indies

New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
Department of Plastic Surgery
New York, NY

New York University Downtown Hospital
Department of Plastic Surgery
New York, NY

Lenox Hill Hospital
Department of Plastic Surgery
New York, NY

Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital
Department of Plastic Surgery
New York, NY

Center for Specialty Care
Department of Plastic Surgery
New York, NY

POST – GRADUATE CLINICAL TRAINING:
Microsurgery Fellowship
Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
New York University Medical Center
New York, New York

Plastic Surgery Fellowship
Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
New York University Medical Center
New York, New York

Hand Surgery Fellowship
Hand Center of Western New York
State University of New York at Buffalo
Buffalo, New York

Senior Resident
Maimonides Medical Center
Brooklyn, New York

Junior Resident
Department of Surgery
Maimonides Medical Center
Brooklyn, New York

Internship
Department of Surgery
Maimonides Medical Center
Brooklyn, New York

Publications and Presentations

PUBLICATIONS
1.Wirth J, Sheka KP, Gheewala A and Rowe NM: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
and Systemic Lupus Erythematosis: Causes of Surgical Emergencies of the Hand, Annals of
Plastic Surgery, 2008 Jul;61(1):35-9, Jul 2008
2. Rowe NM, Meisher IE, Sheka SP and Bopaiah V: Leiomyosarcoma of the Anal Canal: A
Case Report and a Review of the Literature, International Journal of Surgery, 2007
Oct;5,(5):345-50, Oc., 2007
3. Rowe NM, Morris L and Delacure M: Acellular Dermal Composite Allografts For Reconstruction Of
The Radial Forearm Donor Site, Annals of Plastic Surgery, 57 (3):305-11, Sept., 2006.
4. Rowe NM, Wirth JJ, Sheka KP, Raju R, Rao JV and Acinapura AJ: How US Can Help Place IVC
Filter At Bedside. Contemporary Surgery, 62 (5); 234-236, May, 2006.
5. Rowe NM and Freund R: The Autologous Internal Breast Splint: A Novel Technique for the
Treatment of Post-Augmentation Ptosis, Aesthetic Surgery Journal, 25(6):587-592, Nov., 2005.
6. Morris L, Rowe NM and Delacure M: Superficial Dorsal Artery of the Forearm: Case Report And
Review of the Literature, Annals of Plastic Surgery, 55(5):538-41, Nov., 2005.
7. Gasparyan A, Sheka KP and Rowe NM: Situs Inversus Totalis, Surgical Rounds, 468-71, October,
2005.
8. Rowe NM, Peimer CA, Soltanian H, Michaels J, Dubovsky M and Gurtner GC: Sonographic Guided
Percutaneous Carpal Tunnel Release: An Anatomic and Cadaveric Study, Annals of Plastic Surgery,
2005 Jul;55(1):52-6; discussion 56.
9. Rowe NM and Freund R. The Autologous Internal Breast Splint: A Novel Technique for the
Treatment of Post-Augmentation Ptosis. The Proceedings of the 36th Annual Aesthetic Meeting-2003.
10. Luchs JS, Stelnicki EJ, Rowe NM, Naijher NS, Grayson BH, McCarthy JG: Molding of the
Regenerate in Mandibular Distraction: Part I: Laboratory Study, Journal of Craniofacial
Surgery, 13(2); 205-11, March, 2002.
11. Stelnicki EJ, McCormick SU, Rowe N and McCarthy JG: Remodeling of the
Temporomandibular Joint Following Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis in the Transverse
Dimension, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 107; 647-58, April, 2001.
12. Grayson BH, Rowe NM, Hollier LH, Williams JK, McCormick S, Longaker MT and McCarthy JG:
The Development of a Device for the Delivery of Agents to Bone During Distraction Osteogenesis,
Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, 12 (1); 19-25, January, 2001.
13. Burack JH, Rowe NM: Studies in Thoracic Aortic Graft Infections: The Development of a
Porcine Model and a Comparison of Collagen-Impregnated Dacron Grafts and Cryopreserved
Allografts (Editorial Response), Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 120 (1);
195, July, 2000.
14. Bradley JP, Shahinian H, Levine JP, Rowe N, Longaker MT: Growth Restriction of Cranial
Sutures in the Fetal Lamb Causes Deformational Changes, Not Craniosynostosis, Plastic and
Reconstructive Surgery, 105 (7); 2416-23, June, 2000.
15. Steinbrech DS, Mehrara BJ, Rowe NM, Dudziak ME, Luchs JS, Saadeh PB, Gittes GK,
Longaker MT: Gene Expression of TGF-beta, TGF-beta Receptor, and Extracellular Matrix
Proteins During Membranous Bone Healing in Rats, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 105
(6); 2028-38, May, 2000.
16. Hollier LH, Rowe NM, Mackool RJ, Williams JK, Kim JH, Longaker MT, Grayson BH and
McCarthy JG: Controlled Multiplanar Distraction of the Mandible Part III.: Laboratory
Studies of Sagittal (Anteroposterior) and Horizontal (Mediolateral) Movements, Journal of
Craniofacial Surgery, 11 (2); 83-95, March, 2000.
17. Rowe NM, Impellizzeri P, Vaynblat M, Lawson NM, Kim YD, Sierra M, Homel P, Acinapura AJ,
Cunningham JN and Burack JH: Studies in Thoracic Aortic Graft Infections: The Development of a
Porcine Model and a Comparison of Collagen Impregnated Dacron Grafts and Cryopreserved
Allografts, Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 118 (5); 857-65, November, 1999.
18. Rowe NM, Steinbrech DS, Mehrara BJ, Saadeh PB, Dudziak ME, Luchs JS, Greenwald JA, Paccione
MF, Gittes GK and Longaker MT: Gene Expression of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor,
Transforming Growth Factor-β3, Collagen II, and Tissue Inhibitor of Matalloproteinase-1: Molecules
Important to Rat Membranous Bone Healing, Owen H. Wangensteen Surgical Forum L – Proceedings
of the 85th Annual Sessions of Owen H. Wangensteen Surgical Forum, Pp. 584-6, 1999.
19. Burack JH, Rowe NM, Serebransky L, Shah H, Homel PJ, Acinapura AJ and Cunningham JN:
Socioeconomic and Cultural Risk Factors for Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery, Owen H.
Wangensteen Surgical Forum L – Proceedings of the 85th Annual Sessions of Owen H. Wangensteen
Surgical Forum, Pp. 687-90, 1999.
20. Steinbrech DS, Longaker MT, Mehrara BJ, Saadeh PB, Chin GS, Gerrets RP, Chau D, Rowe NM and
Gittes GK: Fibroblast Response to Hypoxia: The Relationship Between Angiogenesis and Matrix
Regulation, Journal of Surgical Research, 84 (2); 127-33, 1999.
21. Rowe NM, Mehrara BJ, Luchs JS, Dudziak ME, Steinbrech DS, Illei PB, Fernandez GJ, Gittes GK
and Longaker MT: Angiogenesis During Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis, Annals of Plastic
Surgery, 42 (5); 470-5, 1999.
22. Steinbrech DS, Mehrara BJ, Rowe NM, Dudziak ME, Saadeh PB, Gittes GK and Longaker MT:
Gene Expression of Insulin-Like Growth Factors I and II in Rat Membranous Osteotomy Healing,
Annals of Plastic Surgery, 42 (5); 481-7, 1999.
23. Steinbrech DS, Mehrara BJ, Chau D, Rowe NM, Chin G, Lee T, Saadeh PB, Gittes GK and Longaker
MT: Hypoxia Upregulates VEGF Production in Keloid Fibroblasts, Annals of Plastic Surgery, 42 (5);
514-20, 1999.
24. Mehrara BJ, Rowe NM, Steinbrech DS, Dudziak ME, Saadeh PB, McCarthy JG, Gittes GK and
Longaker MT: Rat Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis: II. Molecular Analysis of Transforming
Growth Factor Beta-1 and Osteocalcin Gene Expression, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 103 (2);
536-47, 1999.
25. Alrawi S, Rowe NM, Shaywitz I, Kosoy E, Abodeeb A, Acinapura AJ, Raju R, Cunningham JN and
Cane J: Primary Thoracoscopic Evaluation of Pleural Effusion Under Local Anesthesia as a Local
Approach. Proceedings of AACR - NCI. EORTC 1999:16.
26. Alrawi S, Abbesentts K, Rowe N, Chin N, Oraedu C, Acinapura A, Cunningham J and Raju R: Ki-67
Nuclear Antigen and p53 Protein Expression Correlated with Recurrence of Squamous Cell
Carcinoma. Proceedings of AACR - NCI. EORTC 1999: 97.
27. Alrawi S, Rowe NM, Shaywitz I, Kosoy E, Abodeeb A, Acinapura AJ, Raju R, Cunningham JN and
Cane J: Primary Thoracoscopic Evaluation of Pleural Effusion Under Local Anesthesia as a Local
Approach. Lung Cancer. 1999; 25:256.
28. Alrawi S, Abbesentts K, Rowe N, Chin N, Oraedu C, Acinapura A, Cunningham J and Raju R: Ki-67
Nuclear Antigen and p53 Protein Expression Correlation with Squamous Cell Carcinoma Recurrence.
Lung Cancer. 1999; 25:278.
29. Williams JK, Rowe NM, Mackool RJ, Levine JP, Hollier LH, Longaker MT, Cutting CB, Grayson
BH and McCarthy JG: Controlled Multiplanar Distraction of the Mandible: Part II. Laboratory
Studies of Sagittal (Anteroposterior) and Vertical (Superoinferior) Movements, Journal of
Craniofacial Surgery, 9 (6); 504-13, 1998.
30. Rowe NM, Mehrara BJ, Dudziak ME, Steinbrech DS, Mackool RJ, Gittes GK, McCarthy JG and
Longaker MT: Rat Model of Distraction Osteogenesis: Part I. Histologic and Radiographic Analysis,
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 102 (6); 2022-32, 1998.
31. Levine JP, Rowe NM, Bradley JP, Williams JK, Mackool RJ, Longaker MT and McCarthy JG: The
Combination of Endoscopy and Distraction Osteogenesis in the Development of a Canine Midface
Advancement Model, Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, 9 (5); 423-32, 1998.
32. Grau J, Rowe NM, Chau D, Marmureanu AR, Longaker MT, Turnbull D and Gittes GK: Ultrasound
Backscatter Microscopy Guided Injection: A Vehicle for In Utero Cardiac Gene Therapy During
Early Organogenesis, Owen H. Wangensteen Surgical Forum XLIX – Proceedings of the 84th Annual
Sessions of Owen H. Wangensteen Surgical Forum, Pp. 466-8, 1998.
33. Mackool RJ, Rowe NM, Mehrara BJ, Chau D, McCormick S, Longaker MT and Gittes GK:
Excisional Wound Healing in the Fetal Rat, Owen H. Wangensteen Surgical Forum XLIX –
Proceedings of the 84th Annual Sessions of Owen H. Wangensteen Surgical Forum, Pp.463-4, 1998.
34. Longaker MT, Mehrara BJ, Steinbrech DS, Rowe NM, Dudziak M, Grau J, McCarthy JG, and Gittes
GK: Gene Expression During Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis, Owen H. Wangensteen Surgical
Forum XLIX – Proceedings of the 84thAnnual Sessions of Owen H. Wangensteen Surgical Forum,
Pp. 646-8, 1998.
35. Lee S, Chau D, Rowe NM, Gittes GK and Longaker MT: Keloid Fibroblasts Produce a Reduced
Amount of Transforming Growth Factor-β3 Compared with Transforming Growth Factor-β1 and
Transforming Growth Factor-β2 Isoforms, Owen H. Wangensteen Surgical Forum XLIX –
Proceedings of the 84th Annual Sessions of Owen H. Wangensteen Surgical Forum, Pp. 645-6, 1998.
36. Williams JK, Steinbrech DS, Mehrara BJ, Rowe NM, Dudziak ME, Saadeh PB, McCarthy JG, Gittes
GK and Longaker MT: Gene Expression of Transforming Growth Factor (TGF) β1, TGF - β
Receptors I and II, and Insulin – Like Growth Factors During Mandibular Bone Fracture Healing,
Owen H. Wangensteen Surgical Forum XLIX – Proceedings of the 84th Annual Sessions of Owen H.
Wangensteen Surgical Forum, Pp. 661-2, 1998.
37. Sagiroglu J, Mehrara BJ, Rowe NM, McCarthy JG, Gittes GK and Longaker MT: Studies in Cranial
Suture Biology: Impact of Dura Mater on Cranial Suture Fusion, Owen H. Wangensteen Surgical
Forum XLIX – Proceedings of the 84thAnnual Sessions of Owen H. Wangensteen Surgical Forum,
Pp. 494-5, 1998.
38. Rowe NM, Mehrara BJ, Williams JK, Mackool RJ, Steinbrech DS, Thorne CH, Karp NS, Longaker
MT and McCarthy JG: Device Stability, Accelerated Rates and Rhythms in Craniofacial Distraction
Osteogenesis in an Experimental Model, Plastic Surgical Forum; Volume XXI, Pp. 228-30, 1998.
39. Hollier LH, Rowe NM, Williams JK, Grayson BH, Mackool RJ, Levine JP, Longaker MT and
McCarthy JG: Multiplanar Mandibular Distraction: Canine Studies, Plastic Surgical Forum; Volume
XXI, Pp. 39-41, 1998.
40. Bradley JP, Levine JP, Rowe NM, Mackool RJ, Shahinian HK, McCarthy JG and Longaker MT:
Cranial Suture Growth Restriction in Fetal Sheep Causes Deformational Plagiocephaly Not
Craniosynostosis, Plastic Surgical Forum; Volume XXI, Pp. 48-50, 1998.
41. Lee S, Chau D, Rowe NM, Gittes GK and Longaker MT: Keloid Fibroblasts Produce a Reduced
Amount of TGF-β3 as Compared with TGF-β1 and TGF-β2 Isoforms, Plastic Surgical Forum;
Volume XXI, Pp. 218-20, 1998.
42. Saadeh PB, Cocker RS, Falk AN, DeVore DP, Mehrara BJ, McCormick SA, Steinbrech DS, Rowe
NM, McCarthy JG, Gittes GK and Longaker MT: Repair of a Critical Size Defect in the Rat
Mandible Using Allogenic Type I Collagen, Plastic Surgical Forum; Volume XXI, Pp. 41-3, 1998.
43. Rowe NM, Kahn FB, Acinapura AJ and Cunningham JN: Nonsurgical Pneumoperitoneum: A Case
Report and a Review of the Literature, The American Surgeon, 64 (4); 313-22, 1998.
44. Miao J, Mehrara BJ, Rowe NM, Mackool RJ, Connolly PR, Gittes GK and Longaker MT: Expression
of TGF-β1 and Basic Fibroblastic Growth Factor During Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis, Owen
H. Wangensteen Surgical Forum XLVIII – Proceedings of the 83rd Annual Sessions of Owen H.
Wangensteen Surgical Forum, Pp. 712-3, 1997.
45. Levine JP, Williams JK, Rowe NM, Mackool RJ and McCarthy: Endoscopically Assisted Midface
Distraction: A Canine Model, Plastic Surgical Forum; Volume XX, Pp. 56-8, 1997.
46. McCormick SU, Grayson BH, Williams JK, Longaker MT, Mackool RJ, Rowe NM and McCarthy
JG: The Effect of Bilateral Distraction Osteogenesis Utilizing a Multiplanar Device on the
Temperomandibular Joint, Plastic Surgical Forum; Volume XX, Pp. 59-60, 1997.
47. Rowe NM, Mehrara BJ, Mackool RJ, Gittes GK, McCarthy JG and Longaker MT: A New Rat Model
for the Study of Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis, Craniofacial Surgery 7, 1997.
48. Williams JK, Levine JP, Rowe NM, Mackool RJ, Grayson BH and McCarthy JG: Multiplanar
Distraction of the Mandible: Laboratory and Clinical Studies, Craniofacial Surgery 7, 1997.
49. McCormick SU, Grayson BH, Longaker MT, Williams JK, Mackool RJ, Rowe NM and McCarthy
JG: The Effect of Bilateral Distraction Osteogenesis Utilizing a Multiplanar Device on the
Temperomandibular Joint (TMJ): A Canine Study, Craniofacial Surgery 7, 1997.
50. McNamara DB, Light JT, Minkes RK, Saroyan RM, Kvamme P, Rowe N, Webb WR, Fox L,
Kerstein MD, Mills NL: Comparative Effects of Endothelin (ET-1) and U46619 on Human
Saphenous Vein and Gastroepiploic Artery, Sources of Human Autologous Grafts, Mol Cell Biochem,
117 (1); 81-5, November 4, 1992.
CHAPTERS IN BOOKS:
1. Rowe NM and Zide B: Lip and Oral Commissure Reconstruction; Current Therapy in Plastic
Surgery. Ed(s): McCarthy JG. Sanders-Elsevier, Philadelphia, 2006

Affiliations & Memberships

Society Memberships

The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons

Norman M. Rowe MD

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