About Dr. Richard Westreich
Dr. Richard William Westreich is double-board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology. He has an academic appointment with SUNY Downstate Medical Center and is on staff at Lenox Hill, Mount Sinai, Roosevelt, and Methodist Hospitals. His private office is located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, where he specializes in rhinoplasty, septoplasty, secondary and reconstructive rhinoplasty, facial lifts, eyelid rejuvenation
, and non-surgical procedures including fat grafting, laser skin treatments, fillers (Restylane, Juvederm, Voluma) and wrinkle relaxing injections (Botox and Dysport
After completing his undergraduate education at University of Pennsylvania, he graduated with a B.A. Magna Cum Laude in Biological Basis of Behavior, Neuroscience concentration in 1995. He went on to complete his medical school training at New York University School of Medicine where he was graduated in 1999 with an M.D. and with Honors in Cell Biology Research. Dr. Westreich completed his training in Facial Plastic Surgery and Otolaryngology at the prestigious Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City.
He is the originator of the innovative Foundation Rhinoplasty™ technique, a closed method of surgery that is utilized to straighten noses in people who have nasal septal deviations and/or facial asymmetries. He serves on the review board of the American Journal of Rhinology
, is a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, the American Academy of Otolaryngologists, the New York Facial Plastic Surgery Society, and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
. Dr. Westreich was selected by Castle Connolly and New York magazine as one of the top doctors in facial plastic surgery. Dr. Westreich is recognized as an expert in his field and has authored numerous articles for peer reviewed journals on the topics of Septoplasty and complex Rhinoplasty techniques, as well as the surgical correction of the deviated nose. He is active in the American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery and serves on several committees including the technology, multimedia, and fellowship curriculum committees. He is currently the president of the New York Facial Plastic Surgery Society.
Dr. Westreich has been listed in the Guide to America’s Top Physicians,
and is recognized as a top Otolaryngologist and Plastic Surgeon by the International Association of Healthcare Professionals. Dr. Westreich was listed as a Regional Top Doctor by the prestigious Castle Connelly
group in 2014 and 2015. Dr. Westreich has appeared in many magazines, websites, newspapers, and television programs including W Magazine, LX TV, New York Daily News, Brooklynville, Realself.com, Makemeheal.com, and many other media outlets.
Based on his extensive training and expertise, Dr. Westreich has limited his practice to aesthetic facial and reconstructive surgery and the nasal aspects of ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat). He continually strives to provide his patients with natural, elegant, and lasting facial cosmetic enhancements in a friendly, compassionate, and caring environment.
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