KH Plastic Surgery

Martin E. Kessler, M.D., F.A.C.S. is a renowned authority and skilled plastic surgeon practicing all aspects of aesthetic, cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Kessler is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and also has an additional credential from The Board of Plastic Surgery with a Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand (1995 – present). He has authored numerous scientific papers including book chapters, and has presented at national and international conferences. Dr. Kessler is currently the Chief of Plastic Surgery at South Nassau Community Hospital and is an Associate Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery at The Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City. He is often sought for his professional advice by his colleagues and is listed as one of New York’s Top Doctors by the Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. Publisher of America’s Top Doctors.

Dr. Kessler received his undergraduate degree summa cum laude from The City University of New York. He received his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College where he was elected the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. He completed his plastic surgery training at The New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center and at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.

In addition, Dr. Kessler has also completed additional fellowships in hand surgery and reconstructive microsurgery at The Cleveland Clinic and The University of Louisville Health Center respectively. Dr. Kessler’s specialties include aesthetic, cosmetic and reconstructive breast surgery, facial rejuvenation, body contouring, and surgery of the hand. In addition, he has extensive plastic surgery experience with post bariatric, and weight loss patients.

Dr. Kessler is skilled in the latest surgical techniques that include Breast Augmentation, (Breast Implant),Face Lift Surgery (Rhytidectomy), Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty), Nose Job (Rhinoplasty), and Liposuction Surgery.

His practice is also available for ancillary cosmetic procedures including:

  • Dermabrasion
  • Laser Surgery
  • Chemical Peel

Dr. Kessler is currently on staff at the following hospitals:

  • New York Presbyterian- Weill Cornell Medical Center New York, New York
  • South Nassau Communities Hospital, Oceanside, New York
  • North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, New York
  • Saint Francis Hospital, Roslyn, New York
  • Mercy Medical Center, Rockville Centre, New York
  • Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, New York
  • Franklin Hospital Medical Center, Valley Stream, New York

Dr. Kessler is a participating provider in the following health plans:

  • Medicare
  • No Fault
  • Workers Compensation

He works with all Out of Network insurance company plans
In addition to his clinical appointments, Dr. Kessler maintains affiliations with the following professional societies:

  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • Lipoplasty Society
  • Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Association of Surgery of the Hand
  • American Burn Association
  • Nassau County Medical Society
  • New York County Medical Society
  • Medical Society of the State of New York
  • New York Academy of Sciences
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery

At KH Plastic Surgery, our goal is to use artistry, state of the art techniques and a scientific approach to extract a patient's underlying beauty. We believe that internal satisfaction can often be achieved through external self-appreciation.

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