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Qualifications and Experience
Dr. Zuckerman is a board certified plastic surgeon practicing at Schweiger Dermatology Group locations in Manhattan in New York City. For the last 10 years, he has dedicated his career to offering outstanding patient care in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Zuckerman is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Zuckerman performs a wide range of cosmetic surgical procedures, including facial rejuvenation, rhinoplasty, breast augmentation, abdominoplasty, and body contouring. He has expertise in the most cutting edge methods of non-invasive facial rejuvenation, including Botox® Cosmetic, injectable fillers, and laser skin resurfacing.
Dr. Zuckerman trained at Brown University as a resident in general surgery and plastic surgery, serving as chief resident in his final year. He then went on to complete a fellowship at New York University in the Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, under renowned surgeon Dr. David Chiu. He graduated first in his class at Chicago Medical School for his MD and was awarded the Board of Trustees Award for Scholarship. Dr. Zuckerman also holds a Master of Science in Applied Physiology and obtained his Bachelor’s degree with distinction in Chemistry and English from Amherst College.
Dr. Zuckerman has garnered numerous professional accolades, being named a SuperDoctors Rising Star in the New York Times three years running (2014-2016), winning a Vitals.com Patients’ Choice Award (top 5% of doctors) and being selected as a RealSelf Top Doctor. Dr. Zuckerman has appeared on The Doctors TV show, ABC, Fox 5, CBS, News 12 and more.
Verified Patient Reviews
Very gentle and patient!
Spent the amount of time I needed discussing the procedure and making sure all my questions were answered. Very friendly, open and honest.
Dr. Zuckerman makes feel so comfortable his staff is very warm and welcoming. Can't wait to get my nip and tuck done with him. Great to know we still have amazing plastic surgery left in my home city !
I was very pleased overall. This was my first visit, hence my hesitation to "highly recommend", but I would go back. I had a bit of a wait time, but nothing excessive. I liked Dr. Zuckerman very much. He's very pleasant and personable. Everything was explained clearly.
Pleasant and good humored; very straightforward about the ear repair procedure; made sure all my questions were answered. Continuing with followup visits now!
The procedure was pain free, stress free, efficient and friendly.
Professional, knows what he's doing and sets expectations on the procedure when you ask about it. He has calming instrumental music playing to ease any nervousness - and I enjoyed it. During my follow up, his assistant helped me get my sutures removed and was helpful. I was super late but the office was very accommodating and took me in a few mins after my arrival. Recommend :)
i thought and believe that he was great. i was comfortable and felt at ease throughout the whole process.
Excellent bedside manner. Very competent and professional.
Dr. Zuckerman performed a sensitive excision on the top of my head. Recovery and healing was very quick and the whole problem was resolved beyond satisfaction. I highly recommend Dr. Zuckerman.
Doctor Zuckerman is highly skilled and also personable. I appreciate his care and his concern.
He was like able and appeared to be very competent. He answered all my questions.
Amazing doctor that is a true artist in his craft in making the body perfect. I didn't have to detail what was needed he knew exactly how much to take off. He is worth the money and wait.
Dr. Zuckerman is far and away the best, most professional plastic surgeon I have been to. I came for facial injectables treatment at his Murray Hill office as I had seen Dr. Zuckerman's specialized techniques on his social media. I wanted a couple specific things: more treatment in one area than another, etc. He listened to exactly what I said and customized my treatment to what I wanted. (I've unfortunately had other plastic surgeons kind of force on me what they "always do".) He didn't try to oversell me on anything and seemed very straight forward. Not to mention I was in and out in 15 minutes! I'll be back!
Dr Zuckerman is absolutely professional, but it shouldn't be this difficult to schedule an appointment. It took me 24 hours and a call to the referring dermatologist to get an appointment. And now I'm trying to schedule for surgery (since it wasn't scheduled while I was there, which is annoying), and of course can't get anyone on the phone or to return my calls. Very annoying.
Dr. Zuckerman was great! I went to him for only a minor procedure but he addressed my concerns clearly and confidently. He's very upbeat and makes you feel very comfortable. Highly recommend!
My visit was quick & efficient Dr. Zukerman was great.
Excellent nice outgoing made me very relax he is gentle and confident about his surgery with a nice smile he deliver and it was over so quickly Awesome doc
Very funny, good taste in music assistant was very nice and comforting Small procedure that was very quick and really really excellent work
Good professional, but ekpt me waiting.
Dr. Zuckerman's assistant, Francesca (sp.) was excellent...
Excellent and a really good sence of humor...
Dr Zuckerman is professional with excellent bedside manner. I couldn't ask for anyone better!
Dr. Zuckerman not only is highly competent, but friendly and considerate. He understands a patient's qualms and concerns. And makes his cell phone number available to patients in order address any issues that may arise.
Dr. Zuckerman had previously explained how a short in house procedure could help me achieve the symmetry I wanted. Today he executed that procedure with great precision. I couldn't be happier with his work and would absolutely recommend him to friends and family.
Dr. Zuckerman was very professional and bedside manners were excellent. My only complaint would be the receptionist should have let me know that the previous appointment before me was taking longer then expected. It's not the Doctor's responsibility to keep the patient's n the waiting area if the appointment is running behind.
They gave me 7:45 am appt. I got there 15 minutes early but they said no one would be there until 8:00 am. O.k. so why did they give me a 7:45 am appt? rescheduled for 11:15 am. Got there 15 minutes but waited 1 hour 15 minutes. I had to ask twice about how much longer (once at 1 hour mark, they said very soon. waited 15 minutes more and still no appt, so asked again. Then, they finally called me in but waited in room for another 5 minutes. Dr. came in for 1 minute, then left. Wait time at this office is always at least 45 minutes which means they overbook.
Very talented doctor but surrounded by incompetent people. His assistant Abby almoat always never returns phone calls. I'm waiting for my surgery meanwhile between that and my last appointment... he hasn't seen me and checked my thumb. It's closing already but he hasn't changed the bandages or checked if the wound is swollen. I still feel pain and throbbing
As a person who is extremely sceptical of all medical professionals, I have avoided going to the doctor except under extreme conditions. Dr. Zuckerman gave me a sense of security and assurance that was only matched by his extraordinary talent as he removed a syst from my cheek and restored the symmetry of my face as if it never existed. I would recommend Dr Zuckerman to anyone needing any type of dermal or body treatment. Thank you for your gentleness that is also very evident in all of your staff.
Made me feel comfortable and as if we have known each other for years.
Dr. Zuckerman is the most amazing person I ever met, a very soft spoken bright doctor highly recommended
Very kind and capable. Put me at ease when I was feeling nervous. The wait was the only issue.
Great surgeon, very caring and personable. Isn't rushed.