Alan Matarasso MD

New York, NY, US
Alan Matarasso MD

About the Practice

Practice Specialization

Dr. Matarasso specializes in Aesthetic Facial Surgery & Body Contouring:

  • Facelift
  • Breast Reduction
  • Browlift
  • Mastopexy (breast lifting)
  • Blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery)
  • Abdominoplasty (tummy-tuck)
  • Rhinoplasty (nose reshaping)
  • Liposuction
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Botox® Injections, Facial Fillers

Additional Information

Contact: Jessica Korasadowicz for more information

Background & Certification

Board Certification

American Board of Plastic Surgery: 1986
National Board of Medical Examiners: 1980

Professional Background

Undergraduate Degree: Boston University (Magna Cum Laude)
Medical School: University of Miami School of Medicine
Surgical Internship: Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center
Surgical Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center
Plastic Surgery Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center
Aesthetic Surgery Fellowships: Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital; New York University Medical Center

Teaching Appointments

Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Publications and Presentations

Dr. Matarasso is internationally recognized as an expert in plastic surgery and is the author of over 100 peer-reviewed and original scientific articles and 15 textbook chapters. He has edited two volumes of Clinics in Plastic Surgery on Non Operative Techniques for Facial Rejuvenation - and a 3 Volume Series on Liposuction and Body Contouring for Operative Techniques in Plastic Surgery. He also serves as Senior Scientific Editor of Aesthetic Surgery Journal, the largest scientific publication in cosmetic surgery. Dr. Matarasso is featured on a widely-distributed videotape on the uses of Botox, which is available to physicians for continuing medical education (CME) credit.
A prominent resource to both print and television and radio broadcast journalists, Dr. Matarasso has been quoted in numerous magazines and newspapers including: The New York Times, Wall Street Journal,Vogue, Elle, Marie Claire, Harpers Bazaar, Ladies Home Journal, Self, InStyle, GQ, Newsweek,Time magazine and The Economist. He also has been featured in several television broadcasts on plastic surgery including segments on ABCs 20/20, Lifetime LIVE, Fox5 TV, CNN and a variety of local and national television news programs. He is quoted in numerous publications about plastic surgery, including a before and after patient photo feature on The Consumer Guide to Plastic Surgery , a website providing comprehensive information on plastic surgery procedures such as breast augmentation , breast implants , breast lift and breast reduction .

Awards & Honors

Dr. Matarasso is listed in many publications including: Whos Who in the World, Whos Who in America, Whos Who in the East (Marquis Whos Who, Macmillan), Men of Achievement, Oxfords Whos Who, and Americas Elite 1000 (Cadogan Publications) for 2000 and 2001.
He is named in the prestigious "The Best Doctors in America" (Woodward White) and was included in "How to Find the Best Doctors" in New York (Castle Connolly) each year the book was published.

Honored as a premier facial and cosmetic surgeon by his colleagues in American Health magazines "The Best Doctors in America," Dr. Matarasso also has been chosen for New York magazines "Best Doctors in New York" each time this special issue was published in the last decade.

Affiliations & Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital

Lenox Hill Hospital

St. Lukes/Roosevelt Hospital Center

New York Eye & Ear Infirmary

Beth Israel North Hospital

Society Memberships

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery/ASERF
American Society of Plastic Surgeons/PSEF
American Association of Plastic Surgeons
American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
New York Academy of Medicine
New York County Medical Society
New York State Medical Society
New York Regional Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons
Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons
Southern Medical Association
Florida Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons (Honorary)
International College of Surgeons (USA) in Plastic Surgery
International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
Royal Society of Medicine, England Overseas Fellow

Offices Held

Dr. Matarasso is an active member of numerous committees of both national and local plastic surgery organizations. He serves or has served as a committee member and/or officer of:
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) and the Aesthetic Surgery Education and Research Foundation (ASERF):

Chair, Symposia Committee
Chair, Videotape Committee
Chair, Teaching Course Subcommittee
Program Committee
Education Commission
Traveling Professor
Board of Directors

American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation (PSEF):

EF Teleplast
In-service Exam Committee
Device and Technique Assessment Committee
Domestic Clinical Symposia Committee
Public Education Committee

International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS):

Public Education Committee

New York Regional Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (NYRSPRS):

Program Chair

Rhinoplasty Society
Program Committee
Board of Directors

American Board of Plastic Surgery

Oral Examiner

Staff & Facilities

Surgical Facility

Accreditation: AAAASF Accredited Surgical Facility on premises

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish

Payment Options

Credit Cards (Visa, MasterCard), cash

Alan Matarasso MD

1009 Park Ave, New York, NY,

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