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Reconstructive Surgery American Board of Otolaryngology - ABO

Best Facelift Surgeon in USA

Dr. Sam Rizk is a world-renowned plastic surgeon with vast experience in the latest techniques for facial plastic surgery. Among the most specialized physicians in the field of facial plastic surgery, he has pioneered several methods to achieve the best results from a facial rejuvenation procedure. Dr. Rizk has been selected by Castle Connolly as a Top Surgeon in NYC for his revision facelift work. Patients travel from all over the US and the world to visit Dr. Rizk’s surgery center. Click here for more information about flying in for surgery.

Certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Dr. Rizk’s philosophy with all facelift procedures is to maintain the patient’s natural appearance, enhance youthful features and offer long-lasting results. That is part of the reason patients travel from other countries to meet Dr. Rizk and have facelift surgery at his practice in New York. He leverages an artistic eye, high definition 3-D telescopes, absorbable stitches, the latest advancements of stem cell fat transplantation, high-definition endoscopic surgery and extensive training to improve facial structures while providing natural looking results.

Dr. Rizk does not believe that there is a “one size fits all” solution when it comes to facial plastic surgery. This is why he customizes each facelift procedure to meet his patients' specific aesthetic goals. He discusses concerns such as loose skin, saggy jowls, and baggy eyes with each patient and together they decide whether a full facelift or mini facelift or another procedure is the best option. Often, he combines facelift and neck lift procedures to offer dual benefits and a speedier recovery.

Dr. Rizk is among a small number of doctors that uses the deep plane facelift surgery technique. To reverse the signs of aging, he repositions drooping facial tissue, developing enhanced definition over the jawline. This approach uses micro-incisions, nicely concealed by the hairline so scars are not visible. During deep plane facelift surgery, the deeper layer of facial skin becomes responsible for lifting the sagging facial tissue. This means that patients won’t develop an unnatural or tight appearance since the skin is never pulled.

In addition, Dr. Rizk pioneered the rapid recovery facelift, which is a facial plastic surgery procedure that allows patients to be back out in public within just 5 days. His technique lifts sagging skin and tissue to get more natural results than the “weekend lift” or “short-scar lift”. Dr. Rizk has been featured on Fox discussing the benefits of the Rapid Recovery Facelift.

Castle Connolly Top Doctors

Dr. Rizk is one of only a few double board-certified specialists in both facial plastic and reconstructive surgery and head and neck surgery. He continues to write and lecture extensively on all aspects of facial plastic surgery and is a prestigious member of FACS (Fellow of American College of Surgeons). Moreover, Dr. Rizk often attends international conferences on face lifting techniques in Brazil, London, and Italy, and lectures throughout the United States.

Dr. Rizk’s techniques have been published in the Plastic Surgery Practice Journal and the Aesthetic Surgery Journal, (click here to see Doctor Rizk’s Publications). He continues to appear in many popular media outlets such as the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The Today Show. He is also the director and founder of Manhattan Facial Plastic Surgery, located on Park Avenue in New York City.

Written by Dr. Sam Rizk

Date Last Modified: 7/2/2019

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