fallowThe fellowship program in body contouring at NYC Surgical Associates is a high volume program that trains physicians and surgeons of the appropriate clinical background in all aspects of the diagnosis, pre and perioperative management, as well as the postoperative care of the patient with complex hernias and after massive weight loss.

Our case volume ranges from 10-30 cases monthly, with 3 staff physicians at 5 offices, led by Dr. David Greuner, our surgical director. Cases will include:

  1. Hernia repairs with and without mesh
  2. Component separation abdominal wall reconstruction
  3. Abdominoplasty
  4. Panniculectomy
  5. Brachioplasty
  6. Thigh Lifts
  7. Body lifts
  8. Liposuction of various varieties

The administration and pharmacology of tumescent local anesthesia is taught and the option for MAC and general anesthesia exists in certain scenarios at our accredited facilities.

Preoperative workup, postoperative care, and when to choose which modality is taught as well as didactic teaching.

Opportunities for clinical research are available, and in fact encouraged. At least one case report is mandatory for each candidate during the fellowship period.

Continuing medical education is mandatory for fellows, and one meeting per year will be funded as part of the fellowship. Membership in certain related medical societies will be funded.

We at NYC Surgical Associates believe in excellence and dedication to patient care above all else, and are highly selective in our acceptance criteria. Should you feel you fit the mold and are interested in applying please submit a CV and cover letter to atonis@nycsurgical.net.