Joshua D. Zuckerman MD, FACS

New York, NY, US
Joshua D. Zuckerman MD, FACS

About the Practice

Practice Philosophy

Dr. Zuckerman strives to achieve natural-looking, beautiful surgical outcomes and smooth hourglass silhouettes. He uses the latest tools and surgical techniques to optimize the ultimate surgical result and to maximize possible augmentation or transformation. Each patient’s surgical needs and goals are unique, and Dr. Zuckerman customizes every treatment plan to the individual. He offers his patients safe, comfortable, and technically excellent aesthetic surgery. He encourages patients to ask any and all questions and endeavors to be available to patients both before and after surgery.

Practice Specialization

Dr. Joshua D. Zuckerman, MD, FACS is the surgical director at Zuckerman Plastic Surgery and is a top cosmetic plastic surgeon in New York City. He is an expert in aesthetic surgery of the breast, body, and face with an emphasis on tummy tuck surgery (abdominoplasty), liposuction, breast augmentation, breast lift (mastopexy), and mommy makeover surgery (tummy tuck combined with a breast procedure). He is recognized for his natural-looking, beautiful results and hourglass silhouettes. Dr. Zuckerman has been selected a New York Times Magazine SuperDoctor four years running and is often featured in media outlets including: Cosmopolitan, The New York Post, The Doctors on CBS, Huffington Post, New Beauty, Reader’s Digest, ABC, Fox 5 News, and others. He has staff privileges at several hospitals in Manhattan and helps train the new generation of plastic surgeons. He is an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). Dr. Zuckerman serves on national policy committees for ASPS and helps create the national annual plastic surgery resident in-service examination. He is a social media influencer and shares insights and tips about the surgical process and results.

Dr. Zuckerman performs the following procedures:

Background & Certification

Board Certification

Diplomate of National Board of Medical Examiners (2004)
Diplomate of American Board of Plastic Surgery (2014)
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (2014)

Professional Background

B.A. Chemistry and English
Amherst College (1998)

M.S. Applied Physiology
Rosalind Franklin Medical School (2001)

M.D. Doctor of Medicine
Chicago Medical School/Rosalind Franklin University (2004)

General Surgery Residency (2007)
Department of Surgery
Warren Alpert Medical School
Brown University

Plastic Surgery Residency Graduate (2010)
Department of Plastic Surgery
Warren Alpert Medical School
Brown University

Plastic Surgery Fellowship Graduate (2011)
Department of Plastic Surgery
New York University (NYU)

Teaching Appointments

Associated Adjunct Faculty
Department of Plastic Surgery
Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital (Northwell System)
New York, NY

Associated Adjunct Surgeon
Department of Plastic Surgery
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
New York, New York

Awards & Honors

  • New York Rising Star, SuperDoctors (New York Times Magazine) 2014
  • New York Rising Star, SuperDoctors (New York Times Magazine) 2015
  • New York Rising Star, SuperDoctors (New York Times Magazine) 2016
  • New York SuperDoctor, SuperDoctors (New York Times Magazine) 2017
  • Selected to American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) Examinations Committee (2014)
  • Selected to American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) Membership Committee (2014)
  • Selected as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (2014)
  • Graduated First in Medical School Class (2004)
  • Inducted Into Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  • #2 of 531 Plastic / Cosmetic Surgeons in the New York City Area, RateMDs.com
  • Vitals Patients’ Choice Award, Top 5% of All Physicians Nationwide
  • RealSelf TopDoctor (2014 Onwards)

Affiliations & Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Associated Adjunct Faculty
Department of Plastic Surgery
Lenox Hill Hospital (Northwell System)
New York, NY

Associated Adjunct Faculty
Department of Plastic Surgery
Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital (Northwell System)
New York, NY

Associated Adjunct Surgeon
Department of Plastic Surgery
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
New York, New York

Society Memberships

Active Member, American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
Active Member, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)

Active Member, The International Society of Plastic Surgery (ISAPS)
Active Member, New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons

Your Consultation

Cosmetic consultations are offered with Dr. Zuckerman free of charge, but a credit card is required to reserve an appointment with a $250 no-show fee.

Staff & Facilities

Surgical Facility

For most procedures, Dr. Zuckerman offers patients the ability to undergo surgery in his accredited, state-of-the-art operating facility at his office in midtown Manhattan.

Skin Care Products

Zuckerman Plastic Surgery offers medical-grade skincare from SkinMedica and EltaMD, and Dr. Zuckerman provides customized scar care regimens for his patients up to one year after surgery.

Languages Spoken

Dr. Zuckerman speaks English and offers translation via staff members for Spanish and Portuguese.

Payment Options

Zuckerman Plastic Surgery accepts most major credit and debit cards. We also accept financing from CareCredit and Alphaeon.

Joshua D. Zuckerman MD, FACS

635 Madison Ave., 4th Floor,
New York, NY 10022

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