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Dr. Patel is double Board Certified in both Plastic Surgery and General Surgery. Dr. Patel is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) which is a highly esteemed organization dedicated to raise the standards of surgical practice and to improve the quality of care for the surgical patient.

Dr. Patel is affiliated with fully accredited hospitals in New York City in both Queens and Manhattan, including New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, Mount Sinai Hospital Queens, and New York Presbyterian Queens. She has expertise in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. The patient’s needs and well-being are her primary motivation. Patients have described her as warm, compassionate, and caring.

Dr. Patel trained at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in breast and microvascular reconstructive surgery. She obtained exceptional training under the leadership of world renowned micro surgeons at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Throughout her career, Dr. Patel has presented at major national and international meetings. She has many publications including medical chapters and abstracts.

Dr. Patel’s undergraduate training took place at the highly prestigious, competitive accelerated BS/MD Program – Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education in New York City. She obtained her medical degree from SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine. She is fully trained and board certified in General Surgery from The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.

As a female plastic surgeon, Dr. Patel strives to provide patients with a warm, comfortable atmosphere. She is committed to providing highly personalized attention to all her patients. She is keenly attuned to the aesthetic concerns of her patients and specializes in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, breast, and body. Dr. Patel’s goal is to help you look beautiful at every age and achieve the best natural result. This requires a gifted eye for what is beautiful, a vivid imagination, and experience. Dr. Patel is completely focused on the patient and emphasizes education, patient safety, comfort, confidentiality, wellness, and most importantly your goals.

Dr. Patel is the Director of Microsurgery and an Attending Physician in the Division of Plastic Surgery at Maimonides Medical Center.

Dr. Patel is the New York and New Jersey affiliate of Breast Oasis. Breast Oasis is a charitable organization dedicated to helping women and making a drastic difference in their lives. Breast Oasis collects gently used bras and distributes them to women in shelters throughout NYC.

American Society of Plastic Surgeons 

Maintenance of Certification

Fellow, American College of Surgeons

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Dr. Nima P. Patel Plastic Surgery
35 Sutton Place
Midtown East

New York, NY 10022
Phone: 212-486-2720
Fax: 212-752-2207

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