David A. Lickstein MD, FACS
About the Practice
David Lickstein, MD, FACS believes each patient has a unique beauty about them. His goal with plastic surgery is to build upon one’s current attributes to enhance the patient’s overall aesthetic, helping them feel more beautiful and confident. A board-certified, Dr. Lickstein customizes each treatment plan according to the patient’s individual needs. After getting to know the patient and what they hope to achieve through surgery, Dr. Lickstein recommends which procedures he believes can help them reach their goals.
Patients of Lickstein Plastic Surgery can choose from a variety of aesthetic enhancement procedures. Popular options include liposuction, arm lift surgery, breast augmentation, breast reduction, rhinoplasty, and facelift surgery. Additionally, patients can opt for non-surgical skin care procedures, laser skin treatment, and other non-invasive skin rejuvenation techniques from our licensed aesthetician. Dr. Lickstein strives to help patients make an informed decision about their care, thoroughly educating them on what they can expect from various procedures.
At Lickstein Plastic Surgery, Dr. Lickstein performs surgical procedures of the face, breast, and body. This includes options such as the tummy tuck, breast lift, and eyelid surgery. In addition to these single plastic surgery procedures, Dr. Lickstein performs combination surgeries, such as the mommy makeover, allowing him to help mothers address a number of concerns to regain their pre-baby body as well as a renewed confidence in the process.
Background & Certification
Dr. Lickstein is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, holding him to the highest standards of surgical care, as recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties.
MD, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, 1993
BA, Tufts University, Boston, MA, cum laude, English and American Literature, 1989
Fellowship in Hand and Microsurgery, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2001 - 2001
Residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY, 1991 - 2001
Residency in General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Tufts University-New England Medical Center, Boston, MA, 1995 -1999
Internship in General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Tufts University-New England Medical Center, Boston, MA, 1994 - 1995
Internship in General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Northwestern University McGaw Medical Center, Chicago, IL, 1993 - 1994
Publications and Presentations
Lickstein DA, Miller Jr. Use of the Peroneus Brevis Flap for Lower Extremity Reconstruction, PSEF Senior Residents Conference, Providence, Rhode Island, 2001
New York Upstate Plastic Surgery Society, Annual Scientific Meeting, Saratoga, New York, 2001
Awards & Honors
“Best of Palm Beach Gardens” by the U.S. Local Business Association, 2008 - 2013
“Best Doctors in America”, 2009 - 2013
“Top Doctor” by Castle Connolly, 2010, 2012
Resident Research Paper Award by New York Upstate Plastic Surgery Society, Annual Scientific Meeting, 1999
Mary Ellen Mangano Memorial Award, 1998, 1999
Citation for Excellence in Teaching by Tufts University School of Medicine, 1995, 1998, 1999
Affiliations & Memberships
Director, Cutaneous Oncology, Jupiter Medical Center, Jupiter, FL, 2013 - Present
Surgical Peer Review Committee, Jupiter Medical Center, Jupiter, FL, 2010 - Present
Breast Leadership Committee, Jupiter Medical Center, Jupiter, FL, 2010 - Present
Staff Surgeon, St. Mary’s Medical Center, West Palm Beach, FL, 2002 - Present
Staff Surgeon, Good Samaritan Medical Center, West Palm Beach, FL, 2002 - Present
Staff Surgeon, Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, West Palm Beach, FL, 2002 - Present
Staff Surgeon, Jupiter Medical Center, Jupiter, FL, 2002 - Present
Staff Surgeon, Columbia Hospital (West Palm Hospital), West Palm Beach, FL, 2002 - Present
Clinical Fellow and Graduate Assistant, Plastic Surgery Service, The Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 2001 - 2002
Clinical Fellow in Plastic Surgery, Shriners Burns Hospital, Boston, MA, 2001 - 2002
American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Young Plastic Surgeons Steering Committee, 2008 - 2009
American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 2008 - Present
Palm Beach County Plastic Surgery Society, 2005 - Present
Fellow, The American College of Surgeons, 2003 - Present
American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2004 - Present
Massachusetts General Hospital Hand Surgery Society, 2002 - 2004
Massachusetts General Hospital Surgery Society, 2002 - 2004
Ralph A. Deterling Surgical Society, 2009
Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgery, Resident Affiliate Group, 1999 - 2000
National Association of Residents and Interns, 1994 - 1999
American Medical Association, 1993 - 2000
American Medical Student Association, 1989 - 1993
Illinois State Medical Society, 1989 - 1993
The staff at our plastic surgery practice strives to make every patient feel comfortable and at ease beginning with the first visit. During the initial consultation, your plastic surgeon will listen to your concerns and perform an examination to determine which surgical or non-surgical treatments may be most appropriate for your needs. Should you decide to move forward, your surgeon will create a tailored treatment plan that can help you reach your aesthetic goals.
Our goal is to educate you on the specifics of your procedure, helping you feel confident about your decision. We encourage you to express all questions and concerns you may have at this time so our surgeons can help you understand what the process will entail. To set up your consultation, please contact Lickstein Plastic Surgery.
Staff & Facilities
Dr. Lickstein prioritizes patient safety and comfort at his practice. He performs surgical procedures at the following facilities: Jupiter Medical Center, Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, Good Samaritan Medical Center, St. Mary’s Medical Center, and Columbia Hospital (West Palm Hospital).
Skin Care Products
Our licensed aesthetician can help you find the best skin care treatment for your unique concerns. Skin care services include facial peels, microdermabrasion, and facials. Patients can also benefit from the skin care systems of Procyte® and SkinCeuticals®, available at our practice. Please schedule a consultation with our aesthetician to learn how the various care options can improve your complexion.
We accept payment in the form of cash, check, VISA, Mastercard, and American Express at our office. Should you need additional financial assistance, you can apply for CareCredit® financing. Our billing department can answer any questions you may have and will handle your financial matters with complete confidentiality.