Philip A. Falcone MD, FACS

Syracuse, NY, US
Philip A. Falcone MD, FACS

About the Practice

Practice Philosophy

Excellence. Integrity. Confidence. Experience. Judgment.
The single most important factor in the success of your plastic surgery is the surgeon you select. Dr. Philip A. Falcone has an outstanding reputation as a cosmetic and reconstructive surgeon due to his vast surgical experience, impeccable training and the quality patient care he delivers. The majority of Dr. Falcone's practice is cosmetic surgery and breast surgery. His areas of expertise include facial rejuvenation (face and neck lift, nose and eyelid surgery), breast surgery (augmentation, lift, reduction and reconstruction), and body contouring (liposuction and abdominoplasty).

Dr. Falcone has completed advanced fellowship training in all aspects of cosmetic surgery and breast reconstruction. Dr. Falcone and his staff believe each individual considering plastic surgery, whether cosmetic or reconstructive, deserves to be treated with respect and compassion in an environment where the "person" matters more than the "procedure". Their goal is to always exceed your expectations and provide every patient with safe, high quality and individualized plastic surgery care.

Dr. Philip A. Falcone is Board Certified in Plastic Surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons (FACS), and is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the largest group of board certified plastic surgeons in the country. Dr. Falcone is also a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), a prestigious group of board certified plastic surgeons specializing in cosmetic surgery. As a member of ASAPS, Dr. Falcone maintains an ongoing dedication to excellence in cosmetic surgery, and devotes the majority of his practice to aesthetic surgery. He has received the ASAPS Certificate of Advanced Education in Cosmetic Surgery signifying a commitment to advanced training in cosmetic surgery.

He is affiliated with Saint Joseph's Hospital, Crouse Hospital as well SUNY Upstate Medical Center, where he is a Clinical Instructor of Plastic Surgery.

Practice Specialization

Dr. Falcone has extensive experience with a variety of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery procedures. These procedures help reduce the signs of aging, redefine facial features and reshape body contours.
REDUCING SIGNS OF AGING

  • Face and Neck Lift, Eyelid Surgery, Brow Lift
  • Wrinkle Treatments (Juvederm®, Radiesse®, Botox®)
  • Gentle Skin Treatments (Specialized Skin Care Products)
  • Chemical Peels, Laser, Dermabrasion and Intense Pulsed Light
REDEFINING FACIAL FEATURES
  • Nose Reshaping
  • Chin and Cheek Augmentation, Lip Enhancement
  • Ear Surgery
RESHAPING BODY CONTOURS
  • Lipoplasty (Liposuction and Fat Grafting)
  • Breast Enlargement, Breast Lift, Breast Reduction
  • Breast and Nipple Reconstruction
  • Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty), Leg and Arm Lift

Background & Certification

Board Certification

Board Certified, American Board of Plastic Surgery

Professional Background

Dr. Falcone completed preliminary surgery training, and a Surgical Research Fellowship as well as his Plastic Surgery Residency, all at Brown University. He then pursued an advanced Fellowship in Cosmetic Surgery at The Institute for Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery to further his expertise in facial rejuvenation, body contouring and aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery. Dr. Falcone has published numerous articles in the field of plastic surgery and has engaged in research on various topics including wound healing, facelift surgery and breast reconstruction techniques. He presented his work at many national plastic surgery conferences and was awarded a Certificate of Excellence from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in recognition of his research efforts. After completing his training, Dr. Falcone returned to Syracuse and joined his now retired father in practice to continue a proud and distinguished tradition of plastic surgery excellence that began over fifty years ago.

Teaching Appointments

Clinical Instructor, Plastic Surgery
Department of Surgery
SUNY Health Sciences Center, College of Medicine
Syracuse, New York
February 1991 – present
Assistant Instructor in Surgery (Plastic Surgery)
Providence, Rhode Island
Rhode Island Hospital
Brown University Program in Medicine
July 1988 – June 1990

Research Fellow in Surgery (Wound Healing)
Brown University Program in Medicine
July 1987 – June 1988

House Staff, Department of General Surgery
Rhode Island Hospital
Brown University Program in Medicine
July 1984 – June 1987

Publications and Presentations

Falcone P.A. “Reversed Polarity Magna-Finder” Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 112(4): 1178, 2003.
Maxwell G.P., Falcone P.A. “Eighty-four Consecutive Breast Reconstructions Using a Textured Silicone Tissue Expander.” Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 89: 1022-1036, 1992.

Grossman J.A.I., Robotti E.B., Falcone P. “Pectoralis Major Muscle Flap Coverage of an Exposed Shoulder Fusion.” Contemp. Ortho. 24: 308-310, 1992.

Falcone P.A., Haedicke G.J., Brooks G., Sullivan P.K. “Maxillofacial Fractures in the Elderly: A Comparative Study.” Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 86: 443-448, 1990
Falcone P.A., Edstrom L.E. “Decision Making in the Acute Thermal Hand Burn: An Algorithm for Treatment.” Hand Clinics 6: 233-238, 1990.

Falcone P.A., Caldwell M.D. “Wound Metabolism.” Clinics Plast. Surg. 17: 443-456, 1990.

Falcone P.A., Barrall D.T., Jeyarajah D.R., Grossman J.A.I. “Nonoperative Management of Full-thickness Intravenous Extravasation Injuries in Premature Neonates Using Enzymatic Debridement.” Ann. Plast. Surg. 22: 146-149, 1989.

Falcone P.A., Pricolo V.E., Edstrom L.E. “Necrotizing Fasciitis as a Complication of Chickenpox.” Clinical Pediatrics 27: 339-342,1988.

Pricolo V.E., Falcone P.A., Slafsky S.F. “Agenesis of the Gallbladder” Surgical
Rounds 12: 104-110, 1989.

Falcone P.A., Thompson W.R. “Isolated Splenic Metastasis from Colon Adenocarcinoma: Case Report.” Contemp. Surg. 34: 58-60, 1989.

Ison J.R., Foss J.A., Falcone P.A., Sakovits L., Adelson A.A., Burton R.I. “Reflex Modification: A Method for Assessing Cutaneous Dysfunction.” Perception and Psychophysics 40: 164-170, 1986.

Falcone P.A., Bonaventura M., Turner D., Fromm D. “The Effect of Exogenous Fibronectin on Wound Breaking Strength.” Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 74: 809-812, 1984.

Falcone P.A., Harrison H.N., Sowemimo G.O.A., Reading G.P. “Mafenide Acetate Concentrations and Bacteriostasis in Experimental Burn Wounds Treated with a Three-Layered Laminated Mafenide-Saline Dressing.” Ann. Plast. Surg. 5: 266-269, 1980.

Falcone P.A., Murray K.
The Effects of an Outpatient Hospital-Sponsored Aesthetic Surgery Program.
Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Washington, DC November, 2005

Falcone P.A., Sullivan P.K., Marler J.
Avoiding Facial Nerve Damage in Deep Plane Rhytidectomy: An Anatomic Study
Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Lake George, NY October, 1990
The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Annual Meeting New York, NY April, 1991

Falcone P.A., Bowen L.P.
Reduction Mammoplasty: How Much is Enough?
New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Annual Meeting Sturbridge, MA June, 1990

Falcone P.A., Mills C.M., Caldwell M.D., Versaci A.V.
The Potential Use of a Synthetic Peptide to Modify Scar Formation.
The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Annual Meeting Chicago, IL April, 1990
Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Senior Resident’s Conference New York, NY April, 1990

Grossman J.A.I., Falcone P.A., Puddicombe B.E., Mathewson K.
The Economic Impact of Industrial Fingertip Injuries.
The American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting Seattle, WA September, 1989
New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Annual Meeting Hyannis, MA June, 1989

Falcone P.A., Jeyarajah D.R., Mills C.M., Caldwell M.D.
In-Vitro Effects of GRGDS on Wound Fibroblast Replication and Adhesion.
The Plastic Surgery Research Council Atlanta, GA April, 1989
Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting Newport, RI October, 1989

Falcone P.A., Haedicke G.J., Sullivan, P.K., Edstrom L.E.
Maxillofacial Fractures in the Elderly: A Comparative Study
Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting Washington, DC September 1988
New England Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Annual Meeting Manchester, VT June, 1988

Barrall D.T., Falcone P.A., Grossman J.A.I.
Management of Intravenous Extravasation Injuries in Premature High-Risk Neonates Weighing Less Than 1500 Grams
Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Senior Resident’s Conference Memphis, TN March, 1988

Falcone P.A., Caldwell M.D.
Topical Fibronectin and Wound Healing Following Full Thickness Skin Injury.
American College of Surgeon’s Resident Trauma Competition Boston, MA January, 1988

Falcone P., Shearer J., Caldwell M.
The Effects of Topical Fibronectin on Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA) Sponge Implants.
FASEB J. 2:A1111, 1988.

Falcone P.A., Harrison H.N., Sowemimo G.O.A., Reading G.P.
Mafenide Acetate Concentrations and Bacteriostasis in Experimental Burn Wounds Treated with a Three-Layered Laminated Mafenide-Saline Dressing.
Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 68: 275, 1981.
Exerpta Medica Plastic Surgery 12.4: 86, 1981.

Falcone P.A., Jeyarajah D.R., Mills C.M., Caldwell M.D.
In-Vitro Effects of GRGDS on Wound Fibroblast Replication and Adhesion.
Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons “What’s New in Surgery 1990” January/February 1990.

Falcone P.A., Caldwell M.D.
“The Effects of a Synthetic Peptide on Wound Healing”
ASPRS/PSEF/ASMS Annual Scientific Meeting, Toronto, Canada October, 1988.

Haedicke G., Falcone P., Brooks G., Sullivan P., Edstrom L.
“Maxillofacial Trauma in the Elderly: A Comparative Study”
Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Senior Resident’s Conference, Memphis, TN March, 1988.

Falcone P., Shearer J., Caldwell M.
“The Effects of Topical Fibronectin on Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA) Sponge Implants”
FASEB Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV May, 1988.

Falcone P.A., Caldwell M.D.
“Enhanced Wound Closure with Topical Fibronectin”
The Second International Symposium on Tissue Repair, Tarpon Springs, FL May, 1987.

Awards & Honors

Clinical Investigator
Silicone Gel Breast Implant Study
Inamed/McGhan Medical Corporation
Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, New York
Best Research Paper Award, Senior Residents Conference
American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
New York, New York May 1, 1990

Certificate of Excellence
American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Chicago, Illinois April 2, 1990

Research Grant Recipient, July 1988
American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Research Grant Recipient, January 1988
The Rhode Island Foundation

Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Guest Reviewer 1984, 2000 – 2001

Affiliations & Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Attending Staff, Plastic Surgery (Syracuse, NY)

St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center
Crouse Hospital
SUNY Upstate Medical Center

Society Memberships

Fellow, American College of Surgeons
                                    American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Active Member

                                    American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Active Member

                                    Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, Active Member

New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons, Active Member

                                    Onondaga County Medical Society, Active Member

                                    New York State Medical Society, Active Member

Your Consultation

A consultation is required prior to surgery. Please contact us for further information.
Phone: (315) 472-2200

General Information:
info@drfalconemd.com@drfalconemd.com

Patient Coordinator:
kristine@centralny.twcbc.com@centralny.twcbc.com

Staff & Facilities

Surgical Facility

We are located in Central New York with two convenient offices. There is free parking at both office locations.
Syracuse Office
Corner of East Genesee Street and Allen Street
From 690 East or West, exit at Teall Avenue, south off exit onto Teall Avenue/Columbus Avenue, proceed past Erie Boulevard to East Genesee Street, turn left and travel approximately three blocks, turn right on Allen Street. Parking available in rear of 2118 East Genesee Street.
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North Office
North Medical Center, Corner of West Taft Road and Buckley Road
From Route 81 North or South take exit 28 Taft Road, proceed west on West Taft Road for approximately 1.7 miles and North Medical Center will be on your left at the corner of Buckley Road and 5100 West Taft Road.
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Outpatient Surgery Center Locations
Dr. Falcone’s outpatient surgery procedures are performed at one of two specialized centers for outpatient surgery. Each center is fully accredited with a complete range of anesthesia services and highly trained staff capable of achieving the safest and most comfortable cosmetic or reconstructive surgery experience for our patients.

The outpatient surgical facilities we utilize are:
Northeast Surgery Center
Madison-Irving Surgery Center

Skin Care Products

Our practice provides a comprehensive and specialized medical skin care program through our Cosmetic Skin Care Center. These treatments are performed by Dr. Falcone and his well trained professionally licensed staff of nurses and aestheticians. If you choose to schedule a Skin Care Consultation, we will review the options available and create a customized treatment plan based on your desires, physical exam and skin type.
Skin Resurfacing

  • Dermabrasion
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Laser Resurfacing
  • TriChloroacetic Acid (TCA) Chemical Peel
Skin Wrinkle Treatment
  • Hyaluronic Acid Fillers
  • Restylane®
  • Juvederm™
Botox®
Radiesse®

Intense Pulsed Light Therapy

Skin Care Products and Treatments
  • MD Forte® and Vivite®  AHA products and skin peels
  • Cellex-C ®
  • TNS SkinMedica™
  • Prevage®
  • Post Operative Makeup and Healing Programs

Payment Options

Cash, Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Care Credit

Philip A. Falcone MD, FACS

2118 East Genesee Street,
Syracuse, NY, 13210, US

5100 West Taft Road, Suite 3A,
Liverpool, NY, 13088, US

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