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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 and 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 oculofacial plastic 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 UCLA Medical Center, Jules Stein Eye Institute. During his fellowship, he focused on plastic surgery relating to the eyelids, browlifts, orbital, and lacrimal surgery, and thyroid eye disease. 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 treats his patients at two convenient locations in New York. His boutique practice is located in New York City, on the upper east side of Manhattan off Park Avenue. His second practice is located in Scarsdale, within Westchester County.

Dr. Schwarcz offers rejuvenation treatments with the highest professional standards in accordance with industry practice. Dr. Robert Schwarcz combines meticulous surgical skills, the most recent technological advances in the field of cosmetic surgery, a great aesthetic perspective and a sharp eye to create proportional, symmetrical, and desirable results for his patients. In recognition of his excellence, he has also been featured on CNN, Elle Magazine and other local and national publications.

Teaching Appointments

  • NYU Langone Medical Center - Associate Clinical Professor Division of oculofacial plastic & Recosntructive Surgery
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine - Previous Director of Oculofacial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Jacobi Medical Center-Director of Oculofacial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • 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
  • 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 oculoplastic surgery.

Dr. Schwarcz provides his patients with attentive and individualized care. He performs all consultations, surgeries, post-operative visits and injections. This is a testament to his dedication to providing his patients with the level of care and attention they deserve. A thorough consultation is of the utmost importance and is the first step in determining what treatment is best suited for your goals and needs. By utilizing cutting-edge technology and applying it to his practice, Dr. Schwarcz maximizes results for his patients.

Dr. Schwarcz's practice focuses on cosmetic surgery, reconstructive surgery, non-surgical procedures, as well as skin cancer treatment with an emphasis on surgery of the face. Whether you seek something simple likeBotox for lip enhancement or complex facial fracture surgery, Dr. Schwarcz is the surgeon best suited for the cosmetic treatment and surgery. 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. Click here to learn about the types of reconstructive eye and eyelid surgeries that are available to you.

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.