Dr. Gerald Imber, MD

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Dr. Gerald Imber, MD

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Gerald Imber MD 121A E 83rd St, New York, NY 10028 Get Directions

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Care Philosophy

Dr. Imber has long taught and written about the concepts of prevention and maintenance. With a dedication to performing the least invasive procedures at an earlier point in time, he has developed and popularized many of the procedures, which provide the framework for the work of the clinic. Dr. Imber performs the full range of cosmetic surgery procedures. He has popularized the S-Lift, and developed the Limited Incision Facelift Technique, as well as popularizing the techniques of microsuction, and a large experience with fat transfer. His techniques for eyelid surgery incorporate fat transposition, and as with all procedures, strive for the most natural result.Read more

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Dr. Imber is an internationally acclaimed plastic surgeon, recognized by US News and World Report and Castle Connolly as among...Read more

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Washington, DC |
5 stars
Atlanta, GA |
Exceeded every expectation! Thank you thank you thank you Dr. Imber!
Bronx, NY |
Dr. Imber is an artist and perfectionist. I would wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone who is in need of eyelid surgery. I couldn't be happier with my results.
New York, NY |
Rare to find a surgeon who both practices and preaches less is more. Cosmetic suregry with natural results does exist! Beautiful office and very friendly staff.
New York, NY |
Excellent surgeon. I would recommend to anyone considering cosmetic surgery.
New York, NY |
Excellent surgeon. I would recommend and trust Dr. Imber to anyone considering any cosmetic surgery.
New York, NY |
5 stars through and through
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Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction Surgery
  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery
  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Surgery
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand
  • Plastic Surgery-Head & Neck

Board Certifications

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  • Plastic Surgery

Conditions Treated

Dr. Imber says..

Dr. Imber's ambulatory surgery facility is fully equipped and accredited.  Our primary anesthesiologist and her associates are all board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiologists.  All patients are interviewed by the anesthesiologist prior to surgery.

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  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Large Breasts
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Skin Aging
  • Wrinkles

Procedures Performed

Dr. Imber says..

Dr. Imber's special interest is in facial rejuvenation and the treatment and prevention of facial aging. Dr. Imber has pioneered the use of microsuction, a modified form of liposuction, to remove early jowls and tighten jawline, the extensive use of rejuvenating fat transfers, and developed and popularized the Limited Incision Facelift Technique, or Short Scar Facelift, now the gold standard among plastic surgeons. He has performed thousands of facelifts and eyelid surgeries including modified male facelifts, and is constantly striving for the most natural results and the least invasive techniques.Dr. Imber has among the largest experiences with facial surgery in the world. In addition, he performs the full range of cosmetic procedures, including body, breast and nasal surgery, as well as facial reconstruction following Mohs micrographic surgery.

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  • Abdominoplasty
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Fat Grafting to the Body
  • Fat Grafting to the Breast
  • Fat Grafting to the Buttock
  • Fat Grafting to the Face
  • Full Face Lift
  • Liposuction
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Neck Lift
  • Neck Liposuction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Wound Repair

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  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for New York.

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1966

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

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

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Plastic Surgery
  • Board certified in Plastic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Imber's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
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Experience with Dr. Imber

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How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Imber says...

Dr. Imber is an internationally acclaimed plastic surgeon, recognized by US News and World Report and Castle Connolly as among the top 1% of plastic surgeons in the United States.

In addition to directing his private clinic in Manhattan, Dr. Imber is on the staff of The New York-Presbyterian Hospital, and Assistant Clinical Professor at the Weill-Cornell Medical Center.

Dr. Imber has written many scientific papers and several books on antiaging strategies. The most recent edition of "The Youth Corridor" will be available in an enhanced electronic version with embedded video in the spring of 2013. His interest in medical history led to the 2010 publication of "Genius on the Edge," his acclaimed biography of W.S. Halsted, the father of modern surgery. Dr. Imber is a frequent speaker and visiting professor, a consultant to numerous magazines and often appears on national television

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Dr. Imber's Care Philosophy

Dr. Imber has long taught and written about the concepts of prevention and maintenance. With a dedication to performing the least invasive procedures at an earlier point in time, he has developed and popularized many of the procedures, which provide the framework for the work of the clinic.

Dr. Imber performs the full range of cosmetic surgery procedures. He has popularized the S-Lift, and developed the Limited Incision Facelift Technique, as well as popularizing the techniques of microsuction, and a large experience with fat transfer. His techniques for eyelid surgery incorporate fat transposition, and as with all procedures, strive for the most natural result.

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Dr. Imber says...

Dr. Imber's ambulatory surgery facility is fully equipped and accredited.  Our primary anesthesiologist and her associates are all board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiologists.  All patients are interviewed by the anesthesiologist prior to surgery.

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Dr. Imber says...

Dr. Imber's special interest is in facial rejuvenation and the treatment and prevention of facial aging. Dr. Imber has pioneered the use of microsuction, a modified form of liposuction, to remove early jowls and tighten jawline, the extensive use of rejuvenating fat transfers, and developed and popularized the Limited Incision Facelift Technique, or Short Scar Facelift, now the gold standard among plastic surgeons. He has performed thousands of facelifts and eyelid surgeries including modified male facelifts, and is constantly striving for the most natural results and the least invasive techniques.Dr. Imber has among the largest experiences with facial surgery in the world. In addition, he performs the full range of cosmetic procedures, including body, breast and nasal surgery, as well as facial reconstruction following Mohs micrographic surgery.