Mark Epstein, MD, FACS
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Dr. Mark D. Epstein, located in Stony Brook, Long Island is a dual board-certified plastic surgeon with extensive experience in the areas of cosmetic, reconstructive and hand surgery. He has performed thousands of surgical procedures since receiving his medical degree in 1984. He holds numerous board certifications and is a member of several prestigious professional organizations.
Prior to your surgery, Dr. Epstein will first consult with you to learn about your personal situation and to discuss your objectives and concerns. He will advise you of the potential results of your chosen procedure and provide you with additional information concerning maintenance and long-term results.
Mark Epstein, MD, FACS
Dr. Mark D. Epstein is a board-certified plastic surgeon with additional qualifications in surgery of the hand, currently practicing in Stony Brook, New York. Dr. Epstein also serves as the Chief of Plastic Surgery at North Shore Surgi-Center and is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at the State University of New York Health Sciences Center at Stony Brook.
Dr. Epstein received his medical degree from the State University of New York Health Sciences Center at Brooklyn (Downstate), and completed his internship and residency training in General Surgery at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, where he served as Chief Resident. He also completed a residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, where he once again served as Chief Resident.
To advance his training even further, Dr. Epstein completed a series of clinical fellowships in: Reconstructive Microsurgery at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taiwan; in Hand Surgery at the Raymond Curtis Hand Center in Baltimore; and in Microsurgery at the Brigham and Women's/Children's Hospital/Harvard in Boston. He also completed a research fellowship at the Shriner's Burns Institute in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Dr. Epstein has outstanding credentials: He is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, American Board of Surgery and holds a Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand (there are no boards in hand surgery). Dr. Epstein is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons.
Also an innovator, Dr. Epstein is the inventor of the Epstein Breast Retractors, which are used during breast augmentation surgery to facilitate surgery in an atraumatic fashion; as well as the developer of the Epstein Carpal Tunnel Knife Guide, an instrument used to improve the safety of carpal tunnel surgery.
Dr. Epstein is also on the forefront of surgical technology, recently adding the Vectra III, a computerized three dimensional surgical simulation system which allows patients to obtain additional insight as to how they might look following cosmetic surgery.
Professional Affiliations & Certifications:
|Certified:||American Board of Plastic Surgery|
|Fellow:||American College of Surgeons|
|Member:||American Society of Plastic Surgeons|
|Member:||American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery|
- University Medical Center at Stony Brook
- North Shore Surgi-Center
- St. Catherine's of Siena Hospital
- Peconic Bay Medical Center