Dr. David Cangello, MD

Dr. David Cangello, MD

Plastic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 46
Dr. David Cangello, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins School Of Public Health in 1997 and specializes in plastic surgery.Read his story

460 Park Ave

New York, NY 10022

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Dr. Cangello's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cangello " Dr. Cangello earned a bachelor of arts from Hamilton College, one of the nation's top-ranked and most selective undergraduate institutions. He then went on to world-renowned Johns Hopkins University, earning his master of science degree from the Division of Reproductive Biology and Department of Biochemistry. He gained valuable experience while spending an additional year performing scientific research at the Johns Hopkins University's School of Medicine. During that time, he worked with, and learned from, some of the top minds in the medical research field while coauthoring several publications and abstracts. Following this invaluable training, he received his doctor of medicine from SUNY Upstate Medical University at Syracuse. Dr. Cangello completed his residency in general surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. Here, he was fully trained by surgeons who have contributed to the hospital's international reputation as a pioneer of surgical innovation and expertise. After becoming fully trained in general surgery, Dr. Cangello completed his residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Plastic Surgery Philosophy: A Science—and an Art All of his life, Dr. Cangello has enjoyed a passion for both the sciences and the arts. As a student, Dr. Cangello excelled academically and received scholastic awards for sketches and paintings he created. Some of his artwork can be seen in his office. He was attracted to cosmetic surgery because of its focus not just on medical science and technical expertise, but also because of the level of artistic intuition demanded. He has mastered the ability to understand and visualize patients' needs and knows how to make necessary changes to dramatically improve the natural qualities of their features. Private Practice Dr. Cangello currently practices in New York City and has developed a reputation of excellence among his patients and his peers. Dr. Cangello is Clinical Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery at New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical College. He is an Attending Plastic Surgeon at Lenox Hill Hospital and Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital, as well as New York Downtown Hospital. Dr. Cangello teaches the art of cosmetic surgery to residents from NYU and Cornell hospitals, and fellows training in cosmetic surgery at the prestigious MEETH fellowship in New York City. He is an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgery. He contributes to the medical field by authoring and coauthoring numerous publications and by participating in clinical trials/studies for products and devices used in the field of plastic surgery. His expert opinion on cosmetic surgery is frequently sought by many media outlets. He has been listed in the New York Times as a "Rising Star Superdoctor" in the field of plastic surgery, named "Top Doctor" by Realself, and awarded the Patient's Choice Award by OpenCare. He is committed to giving each of his patients the time and skill needed to bring about the most beautiful results. "


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  • Plastic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Hypoplasia
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Gynecomastia
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Chin


  • Abdominoplasty
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Collagen Injection
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Dermal Filler
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Hylaform Injection
  • Lift - Parts of the Body Other than Face
  • Liposuction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Plastic Cosmetic Surgery
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Wound Repair

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.


  • Hamilton
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Johns Hopkins School Of Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Upstate Medical University/ College of Health Professions
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Temple University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cangello has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cangello's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cangello to family and friends
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Likelihood to Recommend (22)

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Dr. Cangello's Performance

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Answers Questions
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Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Dr. Cangello is a world class superstar plastic surgeon. His skills are amazing and his bedside manner is incredibly easy, warm and personable. He is an artist on top of it all and really has an eye for making the enhancements he does look natural. I highly recommend him to anyone in NYC or in the...more
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Starting with Dr. Cangello, followed by each of his staff, everyone was very professional, friendly, and accommodating to my needs.
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My experience with Dr.Cangello and his team was absolutely amazing. Dr. Cangello made me feel very comfortable with my procedure and answered all of the possible questions. The office is state of the are and the staff is very professional. From finance to treatment plan and post-op everything was...more
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Friendly and approachable. He explained the procedure clearly.
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Excellent rapport gives expert truthful insight into potential outcomes.
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Lenox Hill Hospital
100 E 77th St
New York, NY 10075
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NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital
170 William St
New York, NY 10038
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