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Dr. Cangello

About New York City Plastic Surgeon David Cangello, M.D, F.A.C.S

Dr. David Cangello is a world-class, board-certified plastic surgeon in NYC who is trained in plastic and reconstructive surgery, as well as general surgery. While honing his talents at some of the nation’s top institutions, Dr. Cangello, who is also an artist, developed a personal philosophy that he has upheld in his career as a plastic surgeon: plastic surgery is a science and an art. He approaches each procedure from an artistic point of view, creating results that showcase the delicate balance between aesthetic beauty and medical precision.

He is committed to excellence in all facets of his plastic surgery practice, and he takes pride in delivering results that help patients feel more comfortable with their appearance. Combining expertly applied medical knowledge with artistic intuition, Dr. Cangello produces cosmetic transformations that truly look natural, which has attracted national recognition for his care and skill.

Contact plastic surgeon Dr. David Cangello today at (212) 644-4416 to schedule a consultation at his NYC office.

Elite Plastic Surgery Training and Education

Dr. Cangello attended Hamilton College for his undergraduate education and later advanced to Johns Hopkins University, earning a Master of Science degree from the Division of Reproductive Biology and Department of Biochemistry. He further developed his medical knowledge and gained valuable experience while spending an additional year performing scientific research at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Medicine.

During this time and throughout his training, he studied under and worked with some of the leading figures in medical research. In fact, he is one of only two surgeons in the world trained by Dr. Sydney Coleman, a pioneer of the fat grafting technique. Dr. Cangello later co-authored a chapter in Dr. Coleman’s book titled, “Fat Injection From Filling to Regeneration” regarding correction of liposuction deformities with fat transfer.

Dr. Cangello received his Doctor of Medicine degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University at Syracuse. His residency was completed in general surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in NYC, where he was trained by some of the leading innovators in surgery. After finishing training in general surgery, Dr. Cangello completed his residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at Temple University in Philadelphia. Throughout this period of rigorous training and education, Dr. Cangello established a foundation of excellence that he continues to uphold in his career.

Media Outlets Featuring Dr. Cangello

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NYC plastic surgeon, Dr. Cangello, with CBS news anchors

A Leading NYC Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Cangello’s reputation for excellence and his contributions to the medical field have earned him recognition. His recent achievements include:

  • Named a “Top Doctor” by Castle Connolly
  • Listed as a “Super Doctor” in the New York Times Magazine
  • Named “Top Doctor” by Realself
  • Awarded the Patient’s Choice Award by OpenCare
  • Sought by numerous media outlets for his expert opinion as a plastic surgeon and has appeared multiple times as a medical contributor on CBS.
  • Featured as a Rhinoplasty expert in Harper’s Bazaar, Seventeen Magazine and Refinery 29 Online.
  • Author of numerous articles in prestigious Scientific Journals.

In addition to his private practice as a plastic surgeon, Dr. Cangello also maintains additional professional affiliations, including:

  • Member of the American Society of Plastic Surgery
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • One of only 139 members of The Rhinoplasty Society
  • Member of New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgery
  • Member of New York State Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Teaches cosmetic plastic surgery to residents from NYU and Cornell hospitals
  • Clinical assistant professor of plastic surgery at New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Attending plastic surgeon at Lenox Hill Hospital and Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, as well as New York Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospita

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Dedicated to Facial Reconstructive Surgery

While Dr. Cangello’s plastic surgery practice focuses on cosmetic procedures, he is also highly regarded for his work performing facial reconstruction after skin cancer removal surgery. Dr. Cangello closely collaborates with some of the top dermatologists and Mohs surgeons in NYC to restore patients’ appearances and sense of well-being. When performing these highly intricate procedures, Dr. Cangello draws on his unique background of artistry and technical skill to achieve optimal outcomes.

Combining Artistry with Surgical Precision

Dr. David Cangello Plastic Surgeon NYC Rhinoplasty Art
“I have a focus in Rhinoplasty in my practice and this is a piece I created. I believe that being able to draw the nose well demonstrates an advanced understanding of the architecture of the nose, which translates into a better ability to alter the structure and ultimately create the most natural and desirable end result.” – Dr. Cangello

*Actual artwork by Dr. David Cangello
Plastic surgery is a popular option for those wanting to enhance their appearance, but for so many patients, their outcome isn’t always ideal. When the natural proportions of the face and body are distorted, this can lead to procedures looking “overdone.” As someone with a deep appreciation and talent for aesthetics, Dr. Cangello has the innate ability to understand a patient’s needs, know exactly which areas to target, and how to achieve elegant, natural-looking results. Throughout his life, Dr. Cangello has enjoyed a passion for both the sciences and the arts. As a student, he excelled academically and received scholastic awards for sketches and paintings he created. Some of his artwork can be seen in his office. As a plastic surgeon, he approaches his work with the same artistic drive. Dr. Cangello is inspired by the way cosmetic enhancements can be life-changing for patients, and he strives for perfection with each individual procedure. This skill and talent have garnered him national attention for being able to create results that look as natural as possible. Whether you prefer a subtle look or bold enhancements, Dr. Cangello is happy to create a treatment plan that aligns with your cosmetic goals and preferences.

Your NYC Plastic Surgery Consultation with Dr. Cangello

Besides the procedure itself, your plastic surgery consultation is one of the most vital parts of the entire process. Dr. Cangello aims to cultivate trust and understanding with his patients, and this important relationship begins with a consultation, which is essentially an introduction and a friendly, informative meeting between you and Dr. Cangello. At your consultation, Dr. Cangello will address your questions and concerns, and he can better determine whether you’re a good candidate for your desired procedure. Together, you can explore the best possible options to meet your aesthetic needs.

Dr. Cangello understands that many issues necessitating plastic surgery can be a source of embarrassment for patients. From the moment you step into his Park Avenue office in NYC, he and his staff offer a warm, welcoming environment where your privacy and comfort are paramount. His goal as your plastic surgeon is for you to be informed and comfortable, every step of the way.

State-of-the-Art Operating Facilities in NYC

Dr. Cangello has a state-of-the-art, fully accredited (AAASF) operating room in his NYC office, where most of his plastic surgery procedures are performed. He and his staff are dedicated to making your comfort and safety an absolute priority. You are welcome to have a tour of Dr. Cangello’s operating facilities during your consultation. For patients who feel more comfortable having their procedure in a hospital type setting, Dr. Cangello also has operating privileges at Lenox Hill Hospital and Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital, which is New York City’s premier hospital for aesthetic surgery.

Comprehensive Plastic Surgery Services in NYC

Dr. Cangello provides comprehensive plastic surgery services in NYC, including the following:

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