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Joseph Michael Pober, MD, FACS is a summa cum laude graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Medical School. At Harvard University, he was specially distinguished by being chosen to simultaneously attend the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Graduate School. He then trained in both general surgery and plastic surgery at The New York Presbyterian Hospital of Columbia & Cornell Medical Centers. After serving as Chief Resident in Plastic Surgery at The New York Presbyterian Hospital- Columbia & Cornell Medical Center, he completed Double Fellowships: he subspecialized in cosmetic surgery with Dr. Thomas Rees at Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital of The NYU Institute of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; he further subspecialized in facial sculpting or Craniomaxillofacial Surgery with Dr. S. Anthony Wolfe at the University of Miami.

Currently, in addition to his private aesthetic practice, he is on the clinical teaching faculty as an Associate Attending in Plastic Surgery at Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC) and at St Luke's -Roosevelt Hospitals, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

He is a member of many regional and national medical societies, including the American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS), American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) and he is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Pober is Double Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the National Board of Medical Examiners.Named "New York's top Park Avenue plastic surgeon" , Dr. Pober has been the choice of many celebrities and is frequently asked to discuss his work in professional textbooks and lectures as well as with the media. The Consumers Research Council of America has selected Dr Pober as America's Top Surgeon (2002-2005) and then as America Top Plastic Surgeon (2006-to date) every year consecutively! His innovative skills and natural looking results have made Dr. Pober world renowned for his cosmetic surgical procedures for enhancement of the face, eyes, nose, chin, neck, lips, and the breast as well as his techniques for body contouring (Liposculpture). Dr. Pober shares many of his techniques with other plastic surgeons by describing them in professional textbooks, such as the Textbook of Plastic, Maxillofacial and Reconstructive Surgery, 2nd Edition, where he discusses the lastest cosmetic procedures for the face, neck, and brow. His lipocontouring techniques for the face and body were presented for teaching purposes in other textbooks, including Perspectives in Plastic Surgery. Dr. Pober has been invited to discuss his most advanced techniques of facial and body sculpting in the "Ultimate Plastic Surgery Symposium" in order to help spearhead plastic surgery into the 21st century. In addition to his textbook chapters, Dr. Pober's skills have been recognized in numerous magazines and highlighted on many radio and television shows.

Read excerpts of magazine articles in which Dr. Pober has been quoted.

Currently, this Harvard-MIT Graduate is leading advances in many areas of cosmetic surgery and is constantly looking into the future. For example, he is currently studying the induction of new bone growth with researchers in Europe and pioneering advances for instant benefits employing natural injectables. These are the least invasive and more natural approaches to instantly enhancing features such as the chin, jawline, and malar regions with minimal to no down time. This work is destined to replace facial implants.

Why choose Dr. Pober for your personal cosmetic surgery? Mirabella magazine offers their reasons. Succinctly, one: the best training (Harvard Medical School, MIT, Cornell&Columbia Medical Centers, etc.), two: recognized artistic skill (art scholarships and awards from the Cooper Union School of Art and Architecture, and the Brooklyn Museum of Art) and three: the ability to combine both to achieve results coveted by the patient. You are invited to meet with Dr. Pober in a private consultation to discover his warm, caring personality from his rare combination of gifted surgeon and talented artist.


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975 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10028-934
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144 E. Ridgewood Avenue
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
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