About Dr. Sasson
When it comes to plastic surgery, you have many options and surgeons to select from, so it is important to make your decision carefully. Dr. Sasson is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, with more than 20 years of experience. Over the years, he has helped numerous men and women achieve their aesthetic goals.
A graduate from the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Dr. Sasson served his residency in General Surgery at Cedars Sinai Medical Center. He completed his training in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the world renowned residency program at Yale University Hospital. Achieving fellowships in Surgical Oncology at the John Wayne Cancer Institute at UCLA and Hand and Micro-surgery at the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Sasson is considered a specialist in the field of plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Dr. Sasson serves as the Chief of Plastic Surgery at two Northwell Health Hospitals. In addition to his many affiliations and extensive professional experience, Dr. Sasson is considered an authoritative resource for consulting and teaching. His techniques are taught to a multitude of residents and peers at programs at Northwell Health Hospitals as well as to medical students at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra where he is a clinical professor. Dr. Sasson has been honored to be named The Teaching Consultant of the Year award by Northwell Health Systems.
Dr. Sasson is committed to treating a wide variety of patients ranging in age, ethnicity, and gender. He specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive surgical procedures including facial surgery, breast surgery, body contouring and scar revision. Only a handful of plastic surgeons in the world have duel training in both plastic surgery and surgical oncology. Given his unique training, Dr. Sasson performs reconstructive surgery on cancer and trauma patients as well. He also performs the latest less-invasive facial rejuvenation techniques including fillers and injectables. His dedicated office staff and certified aesthetician offer the latest in microdermabrasion and chemical peels. The SassonMD skin care products together with these procedures make for a complete and tailored treatment for each individual patient.
Dr. Sasson has been published in many medical journals and lectured extensively, sharing his expert knowledge in plastic surgery. Dr. Sasson was the recipient of the best research award in plastic surgery at Yale University Hospital in 1996. His commitment to research and excellence to plastic surgery continues by sponsoring two annual endowment awards for the best research in plastic surgery at the Yale University Plastic Surgery Residency Program.
As a plastic surgeon, Dr. Sasson understands the importance of his talents and is committed to restoring the quality of life to underserved communities around the globe. He frequently travels to third world countries to conduct and teach reconstructive and restorative surgeries. Compassion is a driving force that Dr. Sasson instills in his residents and nurses. He greatly encourages them to pursue and even join him on charitable medical missions around the world. His volunteerism extends to our own NYC Police Department where he serves as an honorary police surgeon helping our Police force in any capacity that he is needed.
Dr. Sasson is humbled to be awarded The Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2014, 2015 and 2016 for his excellence in Plastic Surgery where he was voted by his peers.
The Patients’ Choice Award – 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.
Patients’ Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award – 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician’s overall and bedside manner scores.
Dr. Sasson is affiliated with many hospitals including: