About William M. Portnoy, MD, FACS
William M. Portnoy, MD, FACS is a double Board Certified Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon practicing in Manhattan, New York. Doctor Portnoy completed his residency in Otolaryngology at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, in Manhattan, New York and completed his fellowship in Head and Neck / Reconstructive Surgery under the renowned surgeon, Sebastian Arena, MD in Pittsburgh, PA. To review a complete list of Doctor Portnoy’s impressive credentials please click here.
In addition to his private cosmetic and reconstructive surgery practice in Chelsea, New York, Board Certified Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon, William M. Portnoy, MD, FACS is on staff at three hospitals in New York City: Beth Israel Medical Center, St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center and The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon, William M. Portnoy, MD, FACS is also one of New York City’s leading rhinoplasty surgeons. He performs primary and secondary (or revision rhinoplasty) rhinoplasty procedures at his Manhattan, New York rhinoplasty practice.
- Diplomate, American Board of Otolaryngology
- Diplomate, American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
- Fellow, American College of Surgeons
- Diplomat, American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
- Fellow, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
- Fellow, American Broncho-Esophagological Association
- Member, American Academy of Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery
- Member, American Head and Neck Society
- Member, New York Head and Neck Society
- National Board of Medical Examiners
Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon, William M. Portnoy’s New York City cosmetic and reconstructive facial plastic surgery practice focuses on cosmetic surgery including BOTOX®, Facial Fillers, and Lip Augmentation while his renowned reconstructive surgery practice focuses on blepharoplasty, congenital malformations reconstruction, facial trauma, facial paralysis, facial scar revision, facial spasms, forehead lifts, mentoplasty (surgery of the chin), Mohs Surgery (skin cancer/ skin tumor removal), rhinoplasty (including nasal reshaping), otoplasty (ear surgery), and face lifts (rhytidectomy).
If you are seeking cosmetic or reconstructive facial surgery Doctor Portnoy can helps restore your looks by using cutting-edge facial reconstructive surgery. Reconstructive surgery is a type of plastic surgery performed to repair or correct abnormalities caused by disease, injury, birth defects, congenital problems and abnormalities, developmental differences, trauma or injury, tumors or disease other surgeries (including botched plastic surgeries), or infections. The goal is to restore function as well as appearance.
According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons more that one million reconstructive procedures are performed by plastic surgeons every year. Reconstructive surgery helps patients of all genders, ages, and types – whether it’s a child with a birth defect, a young adult injured in an accident, or an older adult with a problem caused by aging.
The aim of facial reconstructive surgery differs from the goals of cosmetic surgery. Reconstructive surgery is performed on abnormal structures of the body, caused by birth defects, developmental abnormalities, trauma or injury, infection, tumors, or disease. Reconstructive surgery is generally performed to improve function, but may also be done to approximate a normal appearance. Whereas, cosmetic surgery is performed to reshape or improve a patient’s appearance and self-esteem.
Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon, William M. Portnoy’s cosmetic and reconstructive surgery practice in New York services the Bronx, Brooklyn, Long Island, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island areas in New York City as well as New Jersey and Connecticut. It is also common for patients around the country to seek out the doctor’s services.
If you have questions, or would like to schedule a consultation, please don’t hesitate to contact Board Certified Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon, William M. Portnoy, MD, FACS at his Manhattan, New York City Office by phoning 212.366.0848 or if you have any questions for the doctor simply fill out this eForm.