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    Adam D. Schaffner, MD, FACS - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery/Otolaryngology

    Adam D. Schaffner, MD, FACS - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery/Otolaryngology

    Adam D. Schaffner, MD, FACS - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery/Otolaryngology

    Dr. Adam D. Schaffner reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Schaffner is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and the American Board of Otolaryngology. He has been published in many peer-reviewed journals and textbooks. He has been interviewed by the New York Times, ABC's Good Morning America, CBS News, NBC's Telemundo, and FOX News. He has also been quoted in Newsweek, USA TODAY, and the New York Observer as an expert in his field. Dr. Schaffner currently practices in New York City.

    Education and Training

    MD: Rush Medical College of Rush University, Chicago, IL, 1998

    Internship in General Surgery: University Hospital and Medical Center, State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY, 1998-1999

    Residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery: University Hospital and Medical Center, State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY, 1999-2003

    Fellowship in Advanced Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Mittelman Facial Plastic Surgery Center, Los Altos, CA, 2003-2004

    Residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Detroit Medical Center, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, 2007-2009

    Fellowship in Aesthetic and Breast Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, 2009-2010

    Certifications

    American Board of Plastic Surgery

    American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

    American Board of Otolaryngology

    Academic Appointments

    Clinical Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, 2005-2008, 2010-2012

    Assistant Professor of Clinical Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, 2009-2010

    Clinical Assistant Instructor, Department of Surgery, State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY, 1998-2003

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    Current as of: January 10, 2014

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