Dr. David Cangello, MD

Dr. David Cangello, MD


Plastic Surgery | Male | 45 years old

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Dr. Cangello earned a bachelor of arts from Hamilton College, one of the nation's top-ranked and most selective undergraduate...Read more

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Patient Reviews (8)
in New York, NY |
Starting with Dr. Cangello, followed by each of his staff, everyone was very professional, friendly, and accommodating to my needs.
in New York, NY |
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 layed out clear. With no hesitation I would come back or refer someone here.
in New York, NY |
Friendly and approachable. He explained the procedure clearly.
in New York, NY |
Excellent rapport gives expert truthful insight into potential outcomes.
in Maplewood, NJ |
The staff are all very warm, friendly, welcoming and clinically helpful each time I visit.
in Harrison, NJ |
So great! Very knowledgeable and has a great eye.
in New York, NY |
Experience was flawless. Very happy with my results.
in New York, NY |
Super thorough and comforting.
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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.

Dr. Cangello's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Plastic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Plastic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • 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


  • Medical School
    Johns Hopkins School Of Public Health

    Graduated in 1997

    Upstate Medical University/ College Of Health Professions

    Graduated in 2002

  • Internship Hospital
    Lenox Hill Hospital

    Completed in 2003

  • Residency Hospital
    Lenox Hill Hospital

    Completed in 2007

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Temple University Hospital

    Completed in 2009

  • Undergraduate School

    Graduated in 1994

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Plastic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • 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
  • 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