Robert M. Schwarcz, M.D.

Dr. Robert Schwarcz is a board-certified cosmetic oculoplastic surgeon in New York City who is devoted to quality work, patient satisfaction and highly personalized care while focusing on his specialty of oculofacial plastic surgery.

Board-Certified Oculoplastic Surgeon in New York City

Dr. Robert Schwarcz's work is highly regarded for displaying natural looking results. Dr. Schwarcz firmly believes cosmetic surgery should help a patient look rejuvenated, not "pulled", or done. He implements the latest advancements in cosmetic surgery, allowing him to avoid prolonged recovery times and unnatural outcomes.


Dr. Schwarcz is one of only 500 surgeons nationwide to be admitted to the American Society of Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons. He is a board-certified oculoplastic cosmetic surgeon. He is also a diplomate of both the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery and the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Schwarcz's highly specialized training allows him to meticulously focus on the details of facial cosmetic surgery.

Dr. Schwarcz was born and raised in New York City. He attended the City University of New York seven year combined BS/MD program, and received his MD degree in Washington, DC. After completing his residency in New York at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY he moved to Los Angeles to complete a two-year highly specialized surgical fellowship in Oculofacial Plastic Surgery at US News and World Report top ranked UCLA medical center, Jules Stein Eye Institute focusing on plastic surgery relating to the eyelids, browlifts, orbital, and lacrimal surgery, and thyroid eye disease. He then underwent a two-year surgical fellowship training under world renowned Cosmetic Surgeons in Beverly Hills, California, in the disicpline of Cosmetic surgery with focus on face lifting, necklifting, rhinoplasty, fat transfer, liposuction, laser resurfacing, chemical peeling and many other cosmetic procedures.


Teaching Appointments

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Associate Professor and Director of Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Montefiore Medical Center - Associate Professor

Hospital Affiliations

  • New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
  • Montefiore Medical Center
  • Albert Einstein Medical Center/Jacobi Hospital Center
  • St. Luke's Hospital Center
  • UCLA Medical Center


  • Diplomate, American Board of Cosmetic Surgery
  • Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Fellow, American Society of Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Fellow, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Dr. Schwarcz is a diplomate of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, Oculofacial plastic surgery and Ophthalmology. He is an associate professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center where he teaches doctors facial cosmetic and reconstructive surgery techniques. Dr. Schwarcz is the Director of OculoFacial Plastic and reconstructive Surgery at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He also instructs Dermatology residents techniques in Mohs surgery, as well as cosmetic facial surgery. He has over 30 published medical articles in his field of plastic surgery including textbook chapters and continues to lecture on an international circuit. Dr. Schwarcz lectures both in the fields of reconstructive and cosmetic facial plastic surgery. He was recently featured on Larry King Live for his role in the total reconstruction of the face of a girl mauled by a mountain lion. Dr. Schwarcz enjoys participating in medical mission trips abroad, most recently he was involved in the CRISP foundation in Mazetenango, Guatemala performing cleft lip and palate surgery as well as other facial deformities on children.

Dr. Schwarcz recently relocated to his hometown of New York City with his wife, Dr. Monica Dorin Schwarcz, an Endocrinologist and their daughter Lily and son Leo.

Voted One of America's Top Plastic Surgeons - 2010 by the Consumers' Research Council of America.


“No more bags Dr. Schwarcz and I don’t miss them!” - PA

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