Melissa A. Doft, MD

Plastic Surgeon > New York (Upper East Side)
Advisor
Melissa A. Doft, MD UPPER EAST
755 Park Ave.
BTWN PARK 71st St. and 72nd st.
New York, NY 10021
TEL: 212.600.4109 Website Email

Dr. Melissa Doft is a plastic surgeon who specializes in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery. Her practice, Doft Plastic Surgery, located on Upper East Side’s Park Avenue, is an elegant and private retreat for a reserved clientele who receive personalized care and utmost discretion. Dr. Doft combines today’s most advanced noninvasive technologies with traditionally proven surgical methods to achieve the most efficacious and natural-looking results possible.

Dr. Doft graduated magna cum laude from Dartmouth College and first in her class at the NYU School of Medicine and has been granted several prestigious awards for her research and academic achievements. She pursued her internship at the University of California-San Francisco (UCSF), and furthered her training in general surgery at Columbia University and plastic surgery at Cornell University, Memorial Sloan Kettering, and the Hospital for Special Surgery. During her tenure at Cornell University, she became chief resident and received the Goulian Award for Academic Excellence in Plastic Surgery. Dr. Doft has the unique distinction of being dual board-certified in both plastic surgery and general surgery.  In addition to maintaining her private practice, Dr. Doft is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Weill Cornell Medical College, where she teaches plastic surgery to the New York-Presbyterian residents and fellows. She also publishes and lectures nationally and internationally.  Additionally, she is a member of the Charlotte’s Book Advisory Board, helping to curate The Treatments and translate medical jargon, new skincare, wellness, and anti-aging innovations for our readers.

While her approach is an academic one, she also pulls on her experience as a mother and a busy professional to inform her skillful craft. Her patients say that she is as kind and down to earth a person as she is a talented doctor. New patients seek out Dr. Doft because of her reputation as a talented, cutting-edge doctor who strives for individual, natural, restorative results. In addition to surgical and noninvasive procedures, Doft Plastic Surgery offers a full array of consultative services for appearance rejuvenation and wellness; patients can enlist the professional expertise of nutritionists, personal trainers, and aestheticians.

Dr. Doft’s consultation fee is variable. Mention Charlotte’s Book for preferred service and booking.

Dr. Melissa Doft is a board certified plastic surgeon specializing in a broad range of cosmetic and reconstructive treatments.

  • Education, Residency, Fellowship: Dartmouth, New York University, University of California, Université de Lyon, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Hopital Necker Enfants-Malades and Hôpital George Bizet
  • Hospital Affiliation: New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital, Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, Greenwich Hospital
  • Organizations: American Board of Plastic Surgery, Reviewer for the Aesthetic Journal of Plastic Surgery, Operation Smile Organization, Survivors of Torture Clinic, Child Health Injury Prevention Program,
  • Achievements: Rising Star by the New York Times, The Goulian Award for Excellence in Plastic , The Arnold P. Gold Foundation Circle of Excellence Award for Humanitarianism and Excellence in Teaching

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Advisor
Melissa A. Doft, MD UPPER EAST
755 Park Ave.
BTWN PARK 71st St. and 72nd st.
New York, NY 10021
TEL: 212.600.4109 Website Email

Charlotte Knows

With her mantra, “You, only better,” Dr. Doft’s philosophy is to celebrate each patient’s unique individuality. Her goal is to refine, enhance, and restore you, not alter your appearance.

As a working mother of two, Dr. Doft relates to the lifestyle concerns of the modern woman.  A high-profile executive clientele rely on her efficiency and discretion as much as they appreciate her warm bedside manner.

Esteemed medical esthetician, Yurga Kors practices at Doft Plastic Surgery, delivering top notch facials that complement Dr. Doft’s noninvasive treatments and surgical procedures.