Dr. Kaveh Alizadeh is the Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Westchester Medical Center, and Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery at New York Medical College. From 2007 to 2013, Dr. Alizadeh served as the president of the largest and oldest plastic surgery center in North America, and in 2014, he opened his own private practice with a vision towards the future. As president of the New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons, he continues to dedicate his career to advancing the field of plastic surgery.
Dr. Alizadeh directs the Clinical Research Division of Cosmoplastic Surgery, where he has conducted multiple clinical trials in plastic surgery devices, breast surgery, and injectables for rejuvenation. He is credited with developing a new breast-lift technique, NaturaBra™, as well as “progressive” eyelid-lift and abdominoplasty techniques. Since 2005, he has been recognized as a Top Doctor by Consumer Research Council, and since 2010, a Castle Connolly Top Doctor. Dr. Alizadeh has also received national recognition as a Top Doctor by U.S. News and World Report.
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 numerous publications and has given extensive presentations at 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.
Dr. Alizadeh specializes in a range of cosmetic and reconstructive surgical procedures, as well as less-invasive treatments. Cosmetic procedures include breast augmentation, lift, and reduction; body contouring, including buttock augmentation and labioplasty; as well as minimally invasive facial rejuvenation. Reconstructive procedures include migraine surgery and post-cancer breast reconstruction. He also performs the latest non-invasive facial rejuvenation techniques, including injectables such as RADIESSE® (+), Restylane® Silk, Restylane® Lyft,, KYBELLA®, JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC, BOTOX® Cosmetic, XEOMIN®, Dysport®, JUVÉDERM®, and Sculptra® Aesthetic, for which he is a certified national trainer.
Dr. Alizadeh earned his undergraduate degree from Cornell University and his Master’s Degree from Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. He then received his MD from Cornell University Medical College, with 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 Cosmetic Surgery, Microsurgery, and Breast Reconstruction at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. He has received further executive education training at Harvard Business School.