Dr. Kaveh Alizadeh is Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery at New York Medical College.
Dr. Alizadeh obtained his undergraduate degree from Cornell University and earned his Masters Degree from Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. He then pursued his MD from Cornell University Medical College, having received commendation from the Dean. Dr. Alizadeh completed his General Surgery and Plastic Surgery training at the University of Chicago Hospitals followed by an additional year of subspecialty training in Microsurgery, and Breast Reconstruction at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. He has received further executive education training at Harvard Business School.
Dedicated to advancing the field of plastic surgery, Dr. Alizadeh has conducted multiple clinical trials and has been a primary investigator for 8 clinical trials including FDA approved implants and injectables. Dr. Alizadeh has received national recognition as a Top Doctor by U.S. News and World Report, Castle Connolly and was inducted as member of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons that invites 10% of academic surgeons. He has served as the president and executive board of the New York State society of Plastic Surgeons, as well as the New York Regional society of Plastic Surgeons serving NY, NJ, and CT. Dr. Alizadeh has appeared in news media such as CNN, CBS 60 minutes, NBC Today Show, Discovery Health, Newsweek, Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. He has authored over 40 publications and has given over 100 invited speaker presentations on the national and international level. In 2009, Dr. Alizadeh’s humanitarian volunteer work earned him the prestigious Ellis Island Medal of Honor, an award recorded in the United States Congressional Record.
Prior to joining WMC Health, Dr. Alizadeh served as the president of Long Island Plastic Surgical Group which is the largest and oldest private academic plastic surgery practice in North America. Dr. Alizadeh specializes in a range of cosmetic and reconstructive surgical procedures, as well as less-invasive treatments. Reconstructive procedures include breast reconstruction after cancer, abdominal wall rehabilitation, and migraine surgery while cosmetic procedures include breast augmentation, lift, and reduction, body contouring, as well as minimally invasive facial rejuvenation. He is the founder and chairman of the board of Mission: Restore, a 501c3 non-profit organization that trains the next generation of surgeons in the developing world having so far trained 278 surgeons in 27 countries with over 2100 hours of hands-on surgical training.