Founder of Plastic Surgery of New York
Current Chairman of Plastic Surgery at multiple New York State hospitals
Double board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery
Educated at the highly competitive 7-year combined accelerated Medical B.S./M.D. program at Union College and Albany Medical College
Honorary New York City Police Surgeon
Specializes in all areas of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery
Dr. Elkowitz is a double-board certified surgeon, who has built his renowned reputation on the high quality of outcomes he generates for his clients. He has also directed the exponential growth of Plastic Surgery of New York for the last 20 years. His extensive training, problem solving, and human-centric approach has made him the preeminent figure in the field of New York Cosmetic and Reconstructive surgery.
Dr. Elkowitz specializes in all aspects of cosmetic surgery, including breast, tummy and facial rejuvenation. He leverages cutting-edge technology and advanced surgical techniques. Dr. Elkowitz takes an empathetic, patient-guided, surgeon-driven approach, working collaboratively with his clients to get the results they want. He is thrilled to be part of every patient’s journey to becoming the best version of themselves.
When it comes to complex cosmetic surgery, Dr. Elkowitz is a recognized expert. He believes that “revision cosmetic surgery is the ultimate problem-solving field of surgery”, which has led to a significant and satisfying component of the cases performed at Plastic Surgery of New York. This aspect of Dr. Elkowitz’s practice leverages his extensive background in difficult reconstructive and trauma surgery. When approaching a problem, Dr. Elkowitz identifies multiple solutions with the goal of crafting one unified outcome, often combining compatible procedures. Patients and medical professionals alike approach him with very specific and challenging needs, tapping into his visionary expertise to find a solution.
Dr. Elkowitz’s skill is exemplified by his multiple appointments as the Chief of Plastic Surgery across Jamaica Hospital, Flushing Hospital and Director of Cosmetic Surgery at Glen Cove Hospital, of the Northwell Health System. He has been instrumental to the development of these widely-respected departments of Plastic Surgery. He is also an Honorary New York City Police Surgeon, appointed by Police Commissioner Ray Kelly. Dr. Elkowitz takes great pride in having the opportunity to provide first-class care and treatment to NYPD officers and their families. He has also been recognized by Castle Connolly as a Top Doctor in Plastic Surgery, and Top Doctors in The Nation, and featured by them in local and national newspapers.
What sets Dr. Elkowitz apart is his dedication to patient care, taking the time to understand his patients and their goals before working with them, educating them about all options and possibilities. He truly values his patients in the same way he cherishes his own family and this has proven to be his winning formula for success time and time again.