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Professional Statement

  • FREE PLASTIC SURGERY CONSULTATIONS.
  • FREE COSMETIC SURGERY CONSULTATIONS.
  • Dr. Adam Schaffner is a facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon treating patients in New York City and the surrounding communities. He holds certification from the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology for plastic surgery within the head and neck. Dr. Schaffner is also a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the American College of Surgeons, and the American Medical Association.
  • For his undergraduate degree, Dr. Schaffner attended Emory University, graduating summa cum laude. He pursued his medical degree at Rush Medical College. Dr. Schaffner continued his medical education at the Stony Brook University Medical Center, where he completed a general surgery internship program and received residency training in otolaryngology–head and neck surgery. He has also completed fellowship programs in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, as well as aesthetic and breast plastic surgery.
  • Patients visiting Dr. Schaffner can receive a full range of medical services. He provides laser skin treatment, liposuction, anti-aging treatment, burn and wound correction, and consultations for aesthetic, cosmetic, and reconstructive surgery. Procedures are available for the correction of areas including the face, stomach, thighs, ears, upper arm, and head.

Education

  • Medical School - Rush University
  • Stony Brook University Medical Center, Residency in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
  • Stony Brook University Medical Center, Internship in General Surgery
  • Wayne State University, Residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Mittelman Plastic Surgery Center, Fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Georgetown University Hospital, Fellowship in Aesthetic and Breast Plastic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • American Board of Otolaryngology
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery

Awards and Publications

  • Listed in Consumers' Research Council of America's Guide to America's Top Surgeons
  • Listed in America's Cosmetic Doctors, Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd.
  • Spear SL, Schaffner AD, Jespersen RM, Goldstein J. "Donor Site Morbidity and Patient Satisfaction Using a Composite Nipple Graft for Unilateral Nipple Reconstruction in the Radiated and Non-Radiated Breast." Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Article accepted for publication in September 2010.
  • Chaiyasate K, Schaffner AD, Jackson IT, and Mittal V. “Comparing FK-506 with Basic Fibroblast Growth Factor (b-FGF) on the Repair of a Peripheral Nerve Defect Using an Autogenous Vein Bridge Model.” Journal of Investigative Surgery. November-December 2009. Volume 22(6):401-5. Erratum in Journal of Investigative Surgery. February 2010. Volume 23(1):66.
  • Samara GJ, Schaffner AD, Eisenstat J, and Nguyen HLT. “The Effects of the Plasminogen Pathway on Scar Tissue Formation.” The Laryngoscope. January 2004. Volume 114:46-49.
  • Mittelman H and Schaffner AD. “The Eyes Have It: Exploring Lower Lid Blepharoplasty with Fat Repositioning.” Plastic Surgery Products. November 2003, pages 20-22.
  • Spear SL, Schaffner AD, Jespersen RM, Goldstein J. "Donor Site Morbidity and Patient Satisfaction Using a Composite Nipple Graft for Unilateral Nipple Reconstruction in the Radiated and Non-Radiated Breast." Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Article accepted for publication in September 2010.
  • Samara GJ, Schaffner AD, Eisenstat J, and Nguyen HLT. “The Effects of the Plasminogen Pathway on Scar Tissue Formation.” The Laryngoscope. January 2004. Volume 114:46-49.
  • Chaiyasate K, Schaffner AD, Jackson IT, and Mittal V. “Comparing FK-506 with Basic Fibroblast Growth Factor (b-FGF) on the Repair of a Peripheral Nerve Defect Using an Autogenous Vein Bridge Model.” Journal of Investigative Surgery. November-December 2009. Volume 22(6):401-5. Erratum in Journal of Investigative Surgery. February 2010. Volume 23(1):66.
  • Friedman M, Lim JW, Manders E, Schaffner AD, Kirshenbaum GL, Tanyeri HM, Caldarelli DD, and Coon JS. “Prognostic Significance of Bcl-2 and p53 Expression in Advanced Laryngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma.” Head and Neck. April 2001. Volume 23(4):280-285.
  • Samara GJ, Schaffner AD, Eisenstat J, and Nguyen HLT. “The Effects of the Plasminogen Pathway on Scar Tissue Formation.” The Laryngoscope. January 2004. Volume 114:46-49.
  • Darling CM, Aldrich N, and Schaffner AD. “Hospital and Community in Dialogue: Health and Human Values. A One-Year Community Education Experience.” The Proceedings of the Institute of Medicine of Chicago. Volume 45, Number 2. Annual Meeting Issue. (Oral presentation - August 19-21, 1992, First Annual Chicago Conference on Ethics in Healthcare Institutions. Concurrent Session: Community Education Project. Chicago, Illinois.)
  • Mittelman H and Schaffner AD. “The Eyes Have It: Exploring Lower Lid Blepharoplasty with Fat Repositioning.” Plastic Surgery Products. November 2003, pages 20-22.
  • Spear SL, Clemens MW, and Schaffner AD. “Mastopexy.” Current Reconstuctive Plastic Surgery. Serletti J, Editor. Mosby. In press.
  • Samara GJ, Schaffner AD, Eisenstat J, and Nguyen HLT. “The Effects of the Plasminogen Pathway on Scar Tissue Formation.” The Laryngoscope. January 2004. Volume 114:46-49.
  • Spear SL, Schaffner AD, and Clemens MW. “Prosthetic Breast Reconstruction.” Advanced Therapy of Breast Disease. Babiera GV, Esteva FJ, and Skoracki R, eds. BC Decker. In press.
  • Friedman M, Lim JW, Manders E, Schaffner AD, Kirshenbaum GL, Tanyeri HM, Caldarelli DD, and Coon JS. “Prognostic Significance of Bcl-2 and p53 Expression in Advanced Laryngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma.” Head and Neck. April 2001. Volume 23(4):280-285.
  • Listed in Marquis Who's Who in America
  • Darling CM, Aldrich N, and Schaffner AD. “Hospital and Community in Dialogue: Health and Human Values. A One-Year Community Education Experience.” The Proceedings of the Institute of Medicine of Chicago. Volume 45, Number 2. Annual Meeting Issue. (Oral presentation - August 19-21, 1992, First Annual Chicago Conference on Ethics in Healthcare Institutions. Concurrent Session: Community Education Project. Chicago, Illinois.)
  • Spear SL, Jespersen MR, and Schaffner AD. “Secondary Prosthetic Cases.” Surgery of the Breast: Principles and Art. Third edition. Spear SL, editor. Lippincott. 2010:476-491. ISBN-13: 978-1605465776.
  • Spear SL, Clemens MW, and Schaffner AD. “Mastopexy.” Current Reconstuctive Plastic Surgery. Serletti J, Editor. Mosby. In press.
  • Mittelman H, Chrzanowski DS, and Schaffner AD. “Mid Forehead ‘Buttonhole’ Eyebrow Elevation.” Simplified Facial Rejuvenation. Shiffman MA, Mirrafati SJ, Lam SM, and Cueteaux CG, eds. Springer. 2008:429-35. ISBN: 978-3-540-71096-7.
  • Spear SL, Schaffner AD, and Clemens MW. “Prosthetic Breast Reconstruction.” Advanced Therapy of Breast Disease. Babiera GV, Esteva FJ, and Skoracki R, eds. BC Decker. In press.
  • Spear SL, Jespersen MR, and Schaffner AD. “Secondary Prosthetic Cases.” Surgery of the Breast: Principles and Art. Third edition. Spear SL, editor. Lippincott. 2010:476-491. ISBN-13: 978-1605465776.
  • Listed in Marquis Who's Who in the World
  • Mittelman H, Chrzanowski DS, and Schaffner AD. “Mid Forehead ‘Buttonhole’ Eyebrow Elevation.” Simplified Facial Rejuvenation. Shiffman MA, Mirrafati SJ, Lam SM, and Cueteaux CG, eds. Springer. 2008:429-35. ISBN: 978-3-540-71096-7.
  • Listed in Marquis Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
  • New York Facial Plastic Surgery Society
  • American Medical Association
  • Medical Society of the State of New York
  • New York County Medical Society
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons

Language Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish