Dr. Steven Shoen, MD

Dr. Steven Shoen, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Steven Shoen, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Metuchen, NJ and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in 1985 and specializes in plastic surgery, plastic surgery of the hand, and more.Read his story

222 Bridge St

Metuchen, NJ 08840

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
more than 88% of peers
Limb Pain
more than 88% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
more than 78% of peers

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Dr. Shoen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shoen "Dr. Steven Shoen graduated with Honors from New York's Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1985. He was offered residencies at Einstein's hospitals in General Surgery and Plastic Surgery which he completed in 1992. During his Plastic Surgery training Dr. Shoen was mentored by several renowned Cosmetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgeons of the New York area. At graduation from his Plastic Surgery Residency Program Dr. Shoen was given the Resident of the Year award by the Department of Plastic Surgery. To further his training Dr. Shoen completed a fellowship year at Harvard Medical School's Beth Israel Hospital and Deacones Hospital under the guidance of Dr. Joseph Upton, a nationally renowned plastic surgeon. Following his fellowship year Dr. Shoen accepted an academic position at Stonybrook Medical School in New York. At Stonybrook he maintained a busy Plastic Surgery practice performing an array of cosmetic and reconstructive procedures. His academic reponsibilities included lecturing to medical students, as well as mentoring residents and fellows in the operating room. In 2000 Dr. Shoen and his family relocated to Central New Jersey where he started his existing Plastic Surgery practice. The practice is maintained at two office locations, one in the Metuchen-Edison region and a second in Monroe Township. Dr. Shoen's office concentrates on Cosmetic procedures, as well as a multitude of reconstructive cancer and trauma techniques. Dr. Shoen has built a large cosmetic and reconstructive breast surgery practice. He is a participant at the Breast Cancer Centers at Saint Peters University Hospital and Robert Wood Johnson Hospital. Dr. Shoen is one of the chief reconstructive surgeons at the Cancer Institute of New Jersey's Melanoma/Sarcoma Service where he performs all types of reconstruction following tumor removal.He is also active in the Plastic Surgery subspecialty of Hand Surgery, treating an array of Hand Surgery disorders. Dr. Shoen is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School/ Rutgers University. He mentors plastic surgery residents as well as medical students teaching principles and techniques in Plastic Surgery. Dr. Shoen regularly lectures at several area hospitals, and is the author of book chapters as well as several articles in his specialty. He has been elected to Castle Connolly Top Doctors, as well as New Jersey Top Docs on multiple occasions."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shoen "The offices at Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Associates provide comprehensive Plastic Surgery care to treat both cosmetic and reconstructive problems.  Our office also offers complete care for all Hand and Upper Extremity Disorders.  Dr. Steven Shoen is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon with over twenty years of experience in his field.  Our office staff has been carefully selected to provide  a pleasant, friendly, and caring environment.  Patients are seen at two office locations, one in the Edison - Metuchen area, and a second in Monroe Township.  In our office procedure room a variety of operations are performed using local anesthesia, such as scar revisions, filler or Botox injections,cosmetic eyelid surgery, removal of benign growths and skin cancer removal.  Complex Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery is performed at Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center, Saint Peters University hospital, or one of the local surgery centers.  "
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3  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand

2  Board Certifications

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

52  Conditions Treated

  • Absent Breasts and Nipples
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Complex Fractures
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gigantomastia
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nerve Injury
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rhinophyma
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
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48  Procedures

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Arm Surgery
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Congenital Hand Surgery
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Reconstruction
  • Neuroplasty
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Orbital Floor Fracture Repair
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Repair of Pigmentation Defect
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Cancer Surgery With Reconstruction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Yeshiva University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Montefiore Med Ctr/einstein College Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Montefiore Med Ctr/einstein College Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Beth Israel Hosp, Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Elected to AOA Medical Honor Society, 1984
Media & Publications

Dr. Shoen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Shoen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shoen to family and friends
19 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

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Dr. Shoen's Performance

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  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

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  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr Shoen did two surgeries for me in the past. One was removed abnormal bone growth on forehead and the other was remove tick bite in chest. Scars are invisible due to his magical hands. I am very satisfied and highly recommend him.
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Dr. Shoen did a stupendous and extremely impressive job on the Blepharoplasty surgery I had in his office.I was a little apprehensive at first but when I went to his office for a consult. Dr. Shoen and his staff were reassuring and put me at total ease.The surgery was affordable and the recovery...more
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Terrible! my appt was for 12:15 I got there at 12:10 filled out paperwork 5min and sat for 1/2 when I asked the staff how much longer she said she didn't know, really! I left terrible!!
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I am sorry that Ms Torres had to wait for a half an hour. My office truly makes every attempt to see patients in a timely manner. Sometimes unforeseen issues with earlier patients or emergency cases sent from one of the hospital emergency rooms delay later office visits. Again, my apologies to Ms Torres.

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Dr. Shoen has removed several moles - 3 that were on my face. I am very satisfied with the results - minimal scars - hardly noticeable. Recently, he removed a birthmark from my arm which turned out to be melanoma. He recognized that there was an issue during the procedure and took more tissue...more
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This man is a real doctor. He puts his patients first. He is a traditional doctor who care more about the well being of his patient than anything else. God bless him and his entire staff!
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