Lyle S. Leipziger MD, FACS
About the Practice
Cosmetic Surgery of the Face, Breast and Body
Body Contouring after Significant Weight Loss
Pediatric Plastic Surgery
Background & Certification
American Board of Plastic Surgery
Dr. Leipziger graduated with Phi Beta Kappa honors from Johns Hopkins University and received his M.D. from Cornell University Medical College, where he was awarded the Dean Thomas Meikle Prize in Research. He went on to a residency in general surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. He completed his plastic surgery residency at The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. He was also awarded a fellowship in Craniofacial and Microvascular Surgery at The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions.
Dr. Lyle S. Leipziger is Chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery at North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center (LIJ), two of Long Island’s finest teaching institutions.
Publications and Presentations
Dr. Leipziger has published numerous articles in prestigious medical journals and has been interviewed on plastic surgery topics for television and radio news programs. He has appeared on Channel 7 Eyewitness News, News Channel 4, Weekend Today in New York, Channel 2 News, Fox News and News 12 Long Island, and has been interviewed on WCBS News Radio 880, WOR Radio, WKTU-FM, and other radio stations. He has also been interviewed for various newspaper, magazine and Internet articles. He has been featured in the New York Times, Newsday, the Daily News, the Associated Press wire, Teen Vogue and other print and on-line publications.
Awards & Honors
Dr. Leipziger is one of the few Long Island plastic surgeons to be included in New York magazine’s “Best Doctors in New York” issue year after year, as well as in the Castle Connolly Medical Guide, How To Find The Best Doctors in New York. Most recently, he was included in a select group of physicians named as one of America’s Top Doctors, in a book published by Castle Connolly.
Affiliations & Memberships
Dr. Leipziger is a member of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, American Society of Plastic Surgeons, New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons, North American Lipoplasty Society, Society for Anti-Aging Medicine, Nassau Surgical Society and American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association.