Dr. Robert M. Schwarcz
Board-Certified Reconstructive & Cosmetic Oculoplastic Surgeon in NYC
Robert M. Schwarcz, MD, is a cosmetic surgeon who was born and raised in New York City. He has locations on the Upper East Side of New York City and in Scarsdale, New York, to better accommodate patients.
Dr. Schwarcz completed 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, New York, he moved to Los Angeles to complete a two-year highly specialized surgical fellowship in oculofacial plastic surgery at the UCLA Medical Center, Jules Stein Eye Institute. During his fellowship, he focused on plastic surgery relating to eyelids, brow lifts, orbitals, and thyroid eye disease, as well as lacrimal surgeries. Afterward, he participated in a highly competitive two-year surgical fellowship, training with world-renowned cosmetic surgeons in Beverly Hills, California, in the discipline of cosmetic surgery with an emphasis on face lifting, neck lifting, rhinoplasty, fat transfer, liposuction, laser resurfacing, chemical peeling and many other cosmetic procedures. Dr. Schwarcz is one of only 650 surgeons nationwide to be admitted to the American Society of Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (ASOPRS). He is a board-certified oculofacial plastic surgeon, belonging to the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery and the American Board of Ophthalmology, as well as a trustee of the American Board of Facial Cosmetic Surgery.
Dr. Robert Schwarcz's work is highly regarded for displaying natural-looking results. He firmly believes cosmetic surgery should help a patient look rejuvenated and not "pulled" or "done." His highly specialized training allows him to meticulously focus on the details of facial cosmetic surgery; by implementing the latest advancements in cosmetic surgery, he is able to avoid prolonged recovery times and unnatural outcomes. Dr. Schwarcz provides his patients with attentive and individualized care and performs all consultations, surgeries, post-operative visits, and injections himself. This is a testament to his dedication to providing his patients with the utmost level of personalized care. A thorough consultation is an important first step in determining which treatments and procedures are best suited for your goals and needs. Dr. Schwarcz's practice focuses on cosmetic surgery, reconstructive surgery, and non-surgical procedures, as well as skin cancer treatment with an emphasis on surgery of the face. He is highly sought after for repairing botched eyelid surgeries. His certification by the American Board of Ophthalmology licenses him to perform specialized procedures involving the eyes, a very delicate feature of the human anatomy; such surgeries include orbital tumor repair, socket repair, tear duct repair, and more.
Whether you are seeking injections for lip enhancement or complex facial fracture surgery, Dr. Schwarcz is the surgeon best suited for your cosmetic treatment and surgical needs. Visit the Services page to see what treatments and procedures are available to you.
- NYU Langone Medical Center
- Mount Sinai Medical Center
- New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
- Jacobi Medical Center
- Diplomate, American Board of Cosmetic Surgery
- Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology
- Diplomate, American Board Facial Cosmetic Surgery (Board of Trustees)
- 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, the American Board of Oculofacial Plastic Surgery, and the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is an associate professor at NYU Langone Medical Center, where he teaches doctors facial cosmetic and reconstructive surgery techniques. In the past, he has served as Director of Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He also instructs residents in dermatology on the techniques of Mohs closure procedures, as well as cosmetic facial surgery. He has over 40 published medical articles in his field of plastic surgery, including chapters in textbooks. Dr. Schwarcz lectures in the US and internationally in the fields of reconstructive and oculoplastic surgery. His peers continue to vote him on to the prestigious New York Magazine Best Doctors list and Castle Connolly Top Doctors list. For his role in the total reconstruction of the face of a girl mauled by a mountain lion, he was invited to speak on Larry King Live.
Dr. Schwarcz enjoys participating in medical mission trips abroad; in particular, he was involved in the CRISP foundation in Mazatenango, Guatemala, performing cleft lip and palate surgery as well as other facial deformities on children. His work is highly regarded in Shanghai, China, where he is sought after to treat the most difficult cases.
Dr. Schwarcz lives in New York with his wife, Dr. Monica D. Schwarcz, MD, an endocrinologist, and their two children, Lily and Leo.