Dr. Anthony Sclafani, MD

Dr. Anthony Sclafani, MD

Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
54 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Anthony Sclafani, MD is a facial plastic & reconstructive surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 22 years. He specializes in facial plastic & reconstructive surgery and ear, nose, and throat.Read his story

Weill Cornell Medical College

1305 York Ave Fl 5

New York, NY 10021
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Sclafani performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Deviated Septum
more than 54% of peers
more than 49% of peers
Outer Ear Infection
more than 29% of peers

Dr. Sclafani's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Sclafani's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sclafani "Anthony P. Sclafani, MD, FACS, joins us from New York Eye & Ear Infirmary- Mt. Sinai, where he was a Surgeon Director, professor in the Department of Otolaryngology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai and Director of Facial Plastic Surgery of the Mt. Sinai Health System. Dr. Sclafani brings training and expertise in the full range of otolaryngology – head and neck surgery, and specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive facial plastic surgery. He completed residency training at the New York Eye & Ear Infirmary and fellowship training in facial plastic surgery at St. Louis University. Dr. Sclafani has received numerous awards for teaching and research, including twice being awarded the Ira Tresley Award, as well as the Sir John Delf Gillies Award, for outstanding research by the American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Sclafani has authored and edited several books, including Total Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, Rhinoplasty- The Experts' Reference and Surgical Atlas of Facial Plastic Surgery. Dr. Sclafani received his bachelor's degree in chemistry from Columbia University followed by his medical degree from the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine. Dr. Sclafani will be the Director of Facial Plastic Surgery here in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sclafani "Dr. Anthony P. Sclafani has dedicated his career to providing comprehensive, state- of- the- art cosmetic and reconstructive medical and surgical care for the face, head and neck, and to restore and enhance his patients to a more youthful, healthful and natural appearance.  Dr. Sclafani believes that the best results come from a cooperation between patient and physician, and enlists his patients as partners in treatment.  Named as a top doctor by publications such Castle Connelly and New York Magazine since 2004, Dr. Sclafani determines the specific results his patients seek and educates them about the various options available (including what surgery will and will not do);  the doctor and patient jointly define specific treatment goals and choose the most appropriate way of achieving those goals.  Dr. Sclafani provides his patients with the most comprehensive and modern cosmetic and reconstructive facial plastic surgery, based in science and provided with artistry. "


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2  Specialties

  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

67  Conditions Treated


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18  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Beth Israel Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Ny Eye And Ear Infirm
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Saint Louis University / School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sclafani has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sclafani's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sclafani to family and friends
15 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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Dr. Sclafani's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Dr. Sclafani is a talented and empathetic surgeon. I got excellent care throughout. I would absolutely feel comfortable with him operating on my family members
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I have known Dr. Sclafani for many years, and had many cosmetic procedures done by him. Every time I had a appointment with him he is always pleasant, listens to your needs and what you would like the out come to be when finished He will always tell you the truth if something will work for you...more
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After 4 surgeries on my nose, no doctor wanted to operate on me. When I spoke to Dr. Sclafani, he agreed to try to help improve my breathing, but said my nose was fragile and that it would be risky to try to do too much improvements on the outside. It took a while for the swelling to go down my...more
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My visit with Dr. Sclafani was great. I went to him for tear trough and lip filler. The results are great, my under eye bags are gone and my lips are plump but natural looking. He explained everything to me in detail and discussed different filler options available. The whole experience was...more
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Like any of the really good surgeons Dr. Sclafani is often rushed and you can have a bit of a wait to see him. However, this is worth it because of his exceptional skill and the personal attention and thoughtful care he gives you when it's your turn to be seen.
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