Dr. Shirley Anain, MD

Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive SurgeryFemaleAge 61

Dr. Anain
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Shirley A. Anain, MD

4949 Harlem Rd Ste 302 Amherst, NY 14226

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(716) 838-1333

Dr. Shirley Anain, MD is a Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Specialist in Amherst, NY and has over 36 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Anain has more experience with Breast Surgery and Plastic Surgery Procedures than other specialists in her area. She graduated from New York State U, School of Medicine - Buffalo medical school in 1985. She is affiliated with Sisters Of Charity Hospital. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Anain to book an appointment.

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Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Anain treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Anain treats other conditions, please contact the office at (716) 838-1333.

Breast Surgery

Breast surgery includes breast augmentation and breast reduction, which can be performed for cosmetic or medical reasons, as well as breast reconstruction following mastectomy.Compare with other Breast Surgery specialists.

Dr. Anain is experienced in the area of Breast Surgery. See the graph below to learn more about her experience.

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Breast Reduction
Breast Reconstruction
Breast Lift Surgery
Breast Augmentation
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Frequency
High
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Very High
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Plastic Surgery Procedures

Plastic surgery is a surgical specialty that focuses on reconstruction of facial and body features damaged through injury, disease or birth defects in order to restore appearance and/or function.Compare with other Plastic Surgery Procedures specialists.

Dr. Anain is experienced in the area of Plastic Surgery Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about her experience.

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Treatments
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Breast Reduction
Localized Fat Deposits
Breast Ptosis
Liposuction
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High
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Dr. Anain's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Big Ears
  • Birthmark
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Hypoplasia
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Cleft Palate Repair (Palatoplasty)
  • Congenital Anomalies of Breast
  • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Labiaplasty
  • Lipomas
  • Liposuction
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphangioma
  • Mastectomy
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Pigmentation Defect
  • Rhinoseptoplasty
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Grafts
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Anain accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Independent Health
Encompass
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO

Dr. Anain's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Anain

4.3

Based on 40 ratings

5 Stars
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(33)
4 Stars
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2 Stars
5%
(2)
1 Star
12.5%
(5)
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What went well
  • Office environment (36)
  • Staff friendliness (34)
  • Appointment scheduling (32)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (8)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (6)
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (6)
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Dr. Anain is a wonderful person and a fantastic surgeon!!! I went to her for a bilateral breast reduction. From the very first consult, she was so friendly and understanding. She was open and honest with me. She explained the procedure in terms I could understand and explained every single possible risk/outcome. She even helped me communicate with my insurance to get coverage. I had my surgery in October and went from a 32 DDDD to a 32C. I am so much happier and more confident. I can also partake in exercise and other activities that I couldn’t before because of back and neck pain. She did an amazing job and her entire staff is just wonderful to work with! I highly recommend her to anyone considering plastic procedures.
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  • Wait times
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Amanda – Jan 05, 2021
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I have known Dr. Shirley Anain for 46 years. She is a beautiful person & an excellent surgeon. She exceeded my expectations on my tummy tuck. I am just sorry that I waited so long to get this done. She explained everything I would experience & I did just that. The drains were no where near as horrible as I thought they would be, they were actually comforting knowing the process was just as she said it would be. I am 4 weeks post op & so very pleased. Dr. Anain's staff were very friendly & answered any questions that they could help with as well. My overall experience was excellent & I would recommend Dr. Anain in a heartbeat!!! Thank you so much.
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Michele H – Nov 24, 2020
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Went in for a consultation with Dr. Anain and I felt completely at ease. She was friendly and reassuring, explained everything that would be done and was very professional, all while being extremely down to earth. I cannot wait to schedule my surgery with her!
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Nikki – Jun 23, 2020
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Dr Anain was recommended to me by a friend and she was amazing. She took her time with me to make sure I was comfortable going forward with my procedure. I have had multiple follow up visit within the 4 weeks after my surgery, which have been helpful to put my mind at ease that recovery is going as expected. I would highly recommend Dr Anain to anyone. I saw one other Dr prior to seeing Dr Anain and hands down, Dr Anain. blew that other doctor out of the water! 5 Stars and Thank you!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Wait times
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Nicole – Jun 26, 2019
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Bravo ! Bravo! to Dr. Anain . My experiences with her have been the BEST! I would highly recommend her services to any women who is looking for someone to perform breast lift/reduction & tummy tuck. She and her very supportive staff will guide you through the process from beginning to end. If you can follow her strict instructions , you'll LOVE the out comes. Her bedside manner is stern but with great respect & Love as she wants nothing but the BEST for patients. You won't regret your decision
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Constance in Buffalo, NY – Sep 18, 2018
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Had a breast reduction performed by Dr. Anain and my experience was excellent. She is personable, cares about you and her office staff is the same. My results were exactly what I wanted and I am extremely pleased. Each time you visit her, you meet with her rather than an assistant. I came prepared with written questions and she always took the paper and wrote the answers out. I really appreciated that. She is amazing and I highly recommend her!
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Jean C in New York, NY – Sep 07, 2017
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On June 1, 2017, Shirley Anain preformed a panniculectomy and complex abdominoplasty in order to remove an excessive amount of skin (over 2 feet and 8 pounds) after losing almost 250 pounds. The results are better than I could have ever dreamed. The appointments are usually short, but informational. Shirley is extremely intelligent and knowledgeable about her field, and it made me feel very comfortable when putting my life in her hands. Her staff is also extremely sweet and caring.
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New York, NY – Aug 08, 2017
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Dr anain was phenomenal. I love her work and personality n confidence. Her post patient attention was wonderful as well. Always available when I needed her. She did magic on my breasts! I can't say enough great things. Surgical center was great. Staff was great. Nurses were great! Love love love Dr anain!
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Buffalo, NY – Apr 13, 2017
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Dr Anain performed a breast lift and tummy tuck on me and I couldn't be happier! She always took the time to answer my questions. She is always so positive that her love for what she does is obvious. I've recommended her to several friends and family members who've all had positive results too!
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Lockport, NY – Apr 11, 2017
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Very professional and caring. Removed my huge lipoma with respect for my comfort. Will return in the future for other beauty care!
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Patti Weitz in Buffalo, NY – Feb 25, 2017
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She performed a tummy tuck and breast augmentation. It was a through success. I am very satisfied with the results. She spent plenty of time with me making sure I understood the process and helping me pick the correct size. I can't say enough on how grateful I am to her.
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Melissa T in Lancaster, NY – Dec 21, 2016
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I found her to be dismissive, non-empathic and extremely unkind. Her approach to addressing my concerns in regard to surgery were all self motivated. She never once asked what my ideal outcome would be, but essentially informed me that I did not meet a certain standard "needed" to perform the procedure. The bulk of my problem is that she imposed her thoughts but didn't provide me with the opportunity to share mine, and when I began to advocate for myself she was rude.
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Taylor Adams in Buffalo, NY – Dec 13, 2016
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I had a tummy tuck with Dr. Anain 1 year ago and am extremely happy with the results; I wish I would have done it sooner! Dr. Anain is very friendly and pleasant to work with and so is her staff. I cannot say anything bad about the whole experience.
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Buffalo, NY – Sep 21, 2016
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I would for sure recommend Dr.Anain. I feel like she is the real deal... I love her energy and she does amazing work.
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Darcie in Meadville, PA – Aug 09, 2016
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I'm not sure what other surgeries she's good at and I never want to find out. I can personally tell anyone who's considering plasty procedures to go somewhere else. If this post can help anyone from going through what I did with her than I'm happy. I had a surgical procedure done that was poorly sewed leaving awful scaring, before that healed completely I had her do Botox on me that never took effect. I went back to her with my concerns and she became extremely rude never offering to fix. Bad
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Buffalo, NY – Jul 14, 2016
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She may be impeccable at what she does, but her bedside manner is a turn off! Before the relationship could be developed it had ended that fast for me. While I appreciate being direct and upfront, it not what you say but how you say it...Her style may work for others but not for me.
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Icis127 in Buffalo, NY – Jun 10, 2016
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EXTREMELY rude and disrespectful
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Jon Doe in Buffalo, NY – Apr 01, 2016
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She is very up front, Clear with expectations. Clear with instructions, gives adequate time for questions. Very efficient, doesn't make you wait long at all. Very encouraging and supportive. Very satisfied with the results. They made an uncomfortable process much easier than it could have been!
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Patrick in Orchard Park, NY – Mar 11, 2016
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Dr. Anain is not only a talented surgeon but a delightful and supportive person. I've already recommended her to several of my friends.
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MJG in Buffalo, NY – Mar 10, 2016
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Dr Anain is an amazing surgeon. I had a tummy tuck and breast lift with augmentation. I couldn't be happier with my results. She is very personable. You feel like you are part of her family when you are at her office. She explains everything exactly how it is going to be. I have nothing but nice things to say about her.
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Toni Eagen in Springville New York – Jan 23, 2016
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Biography

Dr. Shirley Anain, MD is a Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Specialist in Amherst, NY and has over 36 years of experience in the medical field....Read more

Specialties

  • Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Craniofacial Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1993
Hosp Sick Chldn
Fellowship Hospital
1990
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Residency Hospital
1985
New York State U, School of Medicine - Buffalo
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

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What are Dr. Shirley Anain, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Anain frequently treats Breast Surgery and Plastic Surgery Procedures. See all practice areas where Dr. Anain specializes.

Where is Dr. Shirley Anain, MD's office located?

Dr. Anain's office is located at 4949 Harlem Rd Ste 302, Amherst, NY 14226. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Anain speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

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Sisters Of Charity Hospital

Buffalo, NY

66% Patient Experience Rating, 3% lower than the national average

5 Awards Received