Anthony P. Sclafani, M.D.
Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
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Anthony P. Sclafani, M.D.

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Male
Language: English


Personal Statement

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Dr. Anthony P. Sclafani has dedicated his career to providing comprehensive, state- of- the- art cosmetic and reconstructive medical and surgical care for the face, head and neck, and to restore and enhance his patients to a more youthful, healthful and natural appearance.  Dr. Sclafani believes that the best results come from a cooperation between patient and physician, and enlists his patients as partners in treatment.  Named as a top doctor by publications such Castle Connelly and New York Magazine since 2004, Dr. Sclafani determines the specific results his patients seek and educates them about the various options available (including what surgery will and will not do);  the doctor and patient jointly define specific treatment goals and choose the most appropriate way of achieving those goals.  Dr. Sclafani provides his patients with the most comprehensive and modern cosmetic and reconstructive facial plastic surgery, based in science and provided with artistry. 

If you are scheduled to see Dr. Sclafani as a new patient, please print and complete the Patient Packet and bring it with you on the day of your appointment. Thank you.


Many patients have asked about the option of telemedicine and telecare in facial plastic surgery.  Dr. Sclafani has extensive experience in telemedicine, publishing his first work in telemedicine in 1997, and beginning in 2020 has expanded the typical telemedical examination using inexpensive digital scopes to provide a comprehensive examination.  In addition to the limited surface exam offered by some surgeons, Dr. Sclafani can examine internal structures of the nose, throat and ears conveniently and discuss with you options to enhance your appearance as well as nasal and facial function through a teleconsultation.  Patient interested in facial plastic surgery can now schedule a convenient and comprehensive telemedical consultation with Dr. Sclafani by calling (646) 962-2285.

Specialties and Expertise


  • Otolaryngology Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Otolaryngology


  • Rhinoplasty
  • Facelift
  • Neck Lift
  • Brow Lift
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox and Filler Treatment
  • Restylane
  • Juvederm Fillers
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
  • Fat Transfer
  • Otoplasty
  • Repair of Nasal Valve
  • Augmentation of Chin Using Implant
  • Augmentation, Malar, With Prosthetic Material
  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery
  • Reconstruction, After Mohs Micrographic Surgery
  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Correction of Facial Deformity
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Chemical Peel (Chemosurgery)
  • Dermabrasion
  • Scar Revision
  • Microtia Repair
  • Reconstructive Facial Surgery


Anthony P. Sclafani, MD, FACS, joined us from New York Eye & Ear Infirmary- Mt. Sinai, where he was a Surgeon Director, professor in the Department of Otolaryngology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai and Director of Facial Plastic Surgery of the Mt. Sinai Health System. Dr. Sclafani brings training and expertise in the full range of otolaryngology – head and neck surgery, and specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive facial plastic surgery. He completed residency training at the New York Eye & Ear Infirmary and fellowship training in facial plastic surgery at St. Louis University.  Dr. Sclafani has received numerous awards for teaching and research, including twice being awarded the Ira Tresley Award, as well as the Sir John Delf Gillies Award, for outstanding research by the American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery.  Dr. Sclafani has authored and edited several books, including Total Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, Rhinoplasty- The Experts’ Reference and Surgical Atlas of Facial Plastic Surgery. Dr. Sclafani received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Columbia University followed by his medical degree from the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine. Dr. Sclafani serves as the Director of Facial Plastic Surgery here in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and holds the rank of Professor of Otolaryngology at Weill Cornell Medical College.

If you are scheduled to see Dr. Sclafani as a new patient, please print and complete the Patient Packet and bring it with you on the day of your appointment. Thank you.


The Face of Facial Plastic Surgery | Westchester Magazine


Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards


Castle Connolly Top Doctor, 2017


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • American Board of Otolaryngology
  • National Board of Medical Examiners

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Attending Otolaryngologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Professor of Otolaryngology - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1989
  • B.A., Columbia College-Columbia University, 1985


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • * Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • * Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • * VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WorldWide Medical

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