Dr. David Hidalgo, MD

Dr. David Hidalgo, MD

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Dr. David Hidalgo, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in plastic surgery and general surgery.Read his story

655 Park Ave

New York, NY 10065

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This content was provided by Dr. Hidalgo "At Georgetown University Dr. David Hidalgo completed a double major in Fine Arts (studio painting) and Biology, graduating magna cum laude. After earning his M.D. degree, also at Georgetown, he began eight years of specialized training in general surgery and plastic surgery at New York University, one of the top programs in the country. Upon completion he was certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Hidalgo began his practice at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, eventually becoming the Chief of the Plastic and Reconstructive Service. While there he developed innovative procedures in facial reconstruction that have become the standard of care around the world. In 2001 he departed to focus exclusively on aesthetic surgery. Dr. Hidalgo is presently affiliated with Weill-Cornell Medical College (New York-Presbyterian Hospital) where he is a Clinical Professor of Surgery. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Dr. Hidalgo has written over 80 scientific papers. He has a textbook published and has won numerous honors including the James Barrett Brown Award, one of the most prestigious given by his peers. The Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation selected Dr. Hidalgo to be their national Visiting Professor, a unique honor that recognizes significant contributions to the field. He continues to present at national meetings in plastic surgery, both as an invited expert and in teaching courses. A respected source for the popular press, Dr. Hidalgo has been quoted in Allure, Elle, Harper's Bazaar, Marie Claire, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, O (The Oprah Magazine), Town & Country, Vogue and W. He has appeared on CBS, ABC News and CNBC. He has been cited in New York Magazine as one of the best plastic surgeons every year since the listings began, and is included in America's Top Doctors."
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2  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

3  Conditions Treated

3  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.

Education

  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • New York University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • New York University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • New York University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Hidalgo's Reviews

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Dr. Hidalgo and the staff are exceptional, I was well informed and prepared for the surgery. The easy accessibility to the nurses was key in making me feel comfortable in both pre and post op stages. .
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My experience from start to finish has been flawless and I am beyond thrilled with my results. I knew from the moment I first met Dr. Hidalgo that he was the right doctor for me and my instincts were confirmed many, many times over. HIs work is impeccable and he always made me feel comfortable and...Read More
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I was very happy with Dr. Hidalgo and his staff. Dr. Hidalgo came highly recommended by two of my other physicians in the city, and the results of my procedure are even better than I expected.
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I could not be happier with the entire process from start to finish. I felt that I was in good hands as soon as I stepped into the office, and am obsessed with my new boobs! Thank you to Dr. Hidalgo and his whole team.
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I am absolutely thrilled with the results of my surgery. All in all, the staff has been extremely helpful and professional throughout the entire process. Dr. Hidalgo is a brilliant surgeon who I would highly recommend.
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