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Dr. Alexander Sailon, MD

Craniofacial Surgeon, Plastic Surgeon, Aesthetic Surgeon

Professional statement

Dr. Sailon is a board-certified plastic surgeon practicing in the DC metro area and northern Virginia. He is a native of New Jersey & New York and attended the Horace Mann School. After graduating cum laude from Georgetown University, he attended New Jersey Medical School where he was generously granted multiple scholarships. He was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society as a result of his academic excellence. Subsequently, he completed a six-year integrated plastic surgery residency at the prestigious Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City where he had the chance to work with many of Manhattan’s top plastic surgeons. Upon completing his plastic surgery training, Dr. Sailon sought to pursue his dream of providing aid to children most in need. He joined Operation Smile, a well-regarded international non-profit organization, as the Hearst cleft and craniofacial fellow under the tutelage of Dr. Magee. Throughout the course of a year, he traveled extensively and successfully operated on hundreds of children while honing his skill in cleft surgery. Dr. Sailon actively remains on the forefront of plastic surgery, a continuously evolving field. He has done extensive research, attended many international conferences, and has numerous publications in prestigious peer-reviewed medical journals. We invite you meet with Dr. Sailon for a personal consultation to experience his thoroughness, warmth and caring firsthand.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • AmeriGroup
  • Anthem Blue Cross

Specialties

  • Plastic Surgeon
  • Aesthetic Surgeon
  • Craniofacial Surgeon

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Inova Fairfax Hospital
  • Inova Alexandria Hospital
  • Virginia Hospital Center
  • Sibley Memorial Hospital
  • Holy Cross Germantown Hospital
  • Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center
  • Holy Cross Hospital
  • Children's Hospital of The Kings's Daughters

Board certifications

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery

Education and training

  • Georgetown University (Bachelor's)
  • Medical School - Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Doctor of Medicine
  • Operation Smile, Fellowship in Cleft and Craniofacial Surgery
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital, Residency in Plastic Surgery

Awards and publications

  • Flores RL, Sailon AM, Cutting CB. A novel cleft rhinoplasty procedure combining an open rhinoplasty with the Dibbell and Tajima techniques: a 10-year review. Plast Reconstr Surg 2009 Dec;124(6):2041-7.
  • Kolker AR, Sailon AM, Meara JG, Holmes AD. Midline cleft lip and bifid nose deformity: description, classification and treatment. J Craniofac Surg 2015 Nov;26(8):2304-8.
  • Sailon AM, Schachar JS, Levine JP. Free TRAM and DIEP flaps for breast reconstruction: a systematic review of flap complication rates and donor site morbidity. Ann Plast Surg 2009 May;62(5):560-3.
  • Sailon AM, Wasserburg JR, Kling RR, Pasick CM, Taub PJ. Influence of large-volume liposuction on metabolic and cardiovascular health: a systematic review. Ann Plast Surg 2017 Dec;79(6):623-630

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Italian

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1851525919

Office locations

Affiliates in Plastic Surgery

6801 Whittier Avenue, 301

McLean, VA 22101

Affiliates in Plastic Surgery

5530 Wisconsin Avenue, 711

Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Affiliates in Plastic Surgery

2200 Opitz Blvd, Suite 250

Woodbridge, VA 22191

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He is so amazing and thorough... I am very happy fulfilled this appointment ... I knew right away he was the doctor I wanted to do my breast reduction surgery ... I cannot wait
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Excellent bedside manner and thorough explanation of the procedure.
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He was fast efficient and answered questions for me that I didn’t even know to ask. He left nothing out! Very kind and very caring! He’s not after your money he cares about your well being! I’m looking forward to my surgery!
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Great doctor! Answered all my questions with out me even having to ask any.
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I am so grateful I found Dr. Sailon. Talk about a great doctor with an implacable beside manner!!! He is excellent- a true astute clinician. He is professional, knowledgeable , caring , thoughtful and detailed on his explanations. His technicalprecision and meticulous attention to detail speak of his amazing training. During my procedure, he took time to ensure I was conformtable and not in pain. I am very pleased with my experience and will recommend highly without reservations.
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He’s great , & understanding. He made me feel comfortable and confident about the surgery! His receptionist was so nice and sweet !
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