The aesthetic sensibilities of today’s cosmetic surgery patients are modern, sophisticated and elegant. Clients in the second decade of the 21st century have a discerning eye for nuanced beauty, and they seek improvements that are subtle yet enhancing.
They want to look more youthful and refreshed, but to retain their unique authenticity and individuality in the process. Finding a plastic surgeon who understands these new, cutting edge standards is a top priority when choosing one’s doctor.
But results are only half of the story. Clients today expect that in addition to elite training, expertise and intrepid skill, their plastic surgeon will be an active listener, spending ample time in the consultation process to understand the desires, concerns and past experiences of patients in order to create a personalized and stress-free experience.
We have created a short list of the top 5 plastic surgeons in the United States who have been recognized by their peers as well as their patients for being outstanding in every aspect of the surgical process, from consultation to final results. Each of these surgeons has proven over and over that they are the elite few who deliver superior outcomes in tandem with compassionate, patient-centric care.
Dr. Julius Few in Chicago
Breast, Body & Face Procedures
Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Dr. Julius Few, a plastic surgeon in Chicago, performs precision-based surgery of the face, breasts and body to help clients achieve the highest aesthetic standards they set for themselves, along with absolute confidence and security in how they look. In addition, Dr. Few helms a full spectrum skincare clinic with state-of-the-art non-surgical treatments that complement and augment his surgical results.
Dr. Few’s prestigious training background includes an Aesthetic and Breast Fellowship at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine as well as an elite residency in Plastic Surgery. When Dr. Few is not practicing or lecturing, he can often be found participating in leadership and philanthropy activities that strengthen and enrich the community. In 2013 he created the Few Initiative for Children, a non-profit organization offering the youth of Chicago financial assistance for programs that nurture lifelong success and autonomy.
Dr. Steve Teitlebaum in Los Angeles
Breast & Body Procedures
As a Harvard and UCLA trained physician who has completed full residencies in both general and plastic surgery, Dr. Teitlebaum has pursued the most rigorous path possible in terms of amassing credentials in the field of medicine, all with the express goal of exceeding patient expectations for excellence.
Dr. Teitelbaum serves as an Associate Clinical Professor at the UCLA School of Medicine and is the current President of the California Society of Plastic Surgeons, positions in which his extensive knowledge and expertise in breast augmentation help to elevate modern cosmetic science. He is known for delivering balanced and harmonious breast surgery results that are a staple for many well-known celebrities and public personalities on the red carpet.
Among Dr. Teitelbaum’s chief accomplishments is his proprietary 24-hour recovery system for breast augmentation, a major leap forward in aesthetic science. Thanks to this innovative protocol that requires no drains or compression garments, clients are able to expedite their recuperation, returning to normal activities within days rather than weeks.
Dr. William Adams in Dallas
Dr. Adams is among the most trusted and sought after breast surgeons in Texas and beyond. He has created cutting edge techniques for breast augmentation that set a new standard in the region and have made it possible for clients to recover with less pain in less time.
Dr. Adams has over a decade of expertise as a plastic surgeon, both in private practice and at the Department of Plastic Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He trained at both Princeton University and Vanderbilt University Medical School, among the most prestigious institutions in the country, graduating in the top 10% of his class.
As an internationally respected authority on breast implant surgery, Dr. Adams has performed extensive research on complications such as capsular contracture as well as BII (Breast Implant Illness), authoring numerous articles, papers and textbooks that have circulated worldwide.
Dr. Adams recently published a new surgical atlas that educates surgeons on the intricacies of breast augmentation. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), and has served as past President of the Dallas Society of Plastic Surgeons.
Dr. Alan Matarasso in Manhattan
Selected by Castle-Connolly as among the “Best Cosmetic Doctors in America”, Dr. Matarasso has devoted his career to meticulously refining cosmetic surgery techniques to better serve his patients, and as such he is a member of over 20 elite medical organizations that champion the brightest scientific minds in the country. These include the American Association of Plastic Surgeons (AAPS), the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), and the American College of Surgeons (ACS).
Dr. Matarasso’s training began at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Hospital where he completed a demanding residency before being chosen as Chief Resident in Plastic Surgery. Additionally, Dr. Matarasso pursued a Fellowship in Cosmetic Surgery at Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital/Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery-New York University Medical Center where he further honed and fortified his tremendous talents.
Today, Dr. Matarasso maintains elite privileges at dozens of New York City hospitals and medical centers, and his practices boasts an on-site AAAASF-accredited operating room meeting the highest standards in the industry for patient safety. As an author and speaker, Dr. Matarasso has written over 250 articles and has presented over 700 papers. He tours internationally and domestically as a lecturer, recently receiving the honor of the R.N. Lindsay Speaker award during the 44th Annual Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Symposium.
Dr. Haideh Hirmand in New York City
Eyes & Face Procedures
Dr. Haideh Hirmand received her Doctorate from Harvard Medical School, completing a demanding residency and fellowship in the field of Plastic Surgery with a subspecialty in oculoplastic and craniofacial surgery. Today, Dr. Hirmand leads a cutting edge practice focused on both surgical and non-surgical aesthetic procedures, notably facial rejuvenation and breast enhancement. She is in high demand locally and abroad for her groundbreaking clinical research, and serves as a teacher of advanced delivery techniques that are revolutionizing the field of injectables.
Dr. Hirmand created among the first medspas to focus on regenerative, anti-inflammatory skin rejuvenation techniques that harness the body’s own healing powers to produce startling molecular evolution. For her significant research contributions, Dr. Hirmand was awarded The Certificate of Achievement in Aesthetic Surgery by The American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
What sets Dr. Hirmand apart is her profound investment in volunteer work and philanthropy. Dr. Hirmand has been a member of Physicians for Human Rights and has worked with the Human Rights Clinic Program of Doctors of the World, while also participating heavily in organizations that promote women’s health worldwide. She received an honorary profile in the Women’s Power issue of Vogue for her continued commitment to excellence in the field of cosmetic science.