Nassau University Medical Center and Stony Brook University Residency Programs

Nassau University Medical Center and Stony Brook University Residency Programs

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One of the hallmarks of the New York Plastic Surgical Group, a Division of Long Island Plastic Surgical Group is its decades-long commitment to furthering the science and art of plastic surgery. Only the most skilled, experienced, and innovative plastic surgeons make up our team of doctors, and each is dedicated to passing their knowledge on to new generations of surgeons who will be the next leaders in the field.

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In 1954, New York Plastic Surgical Group established a plastic surgery residency program. Since its inception, the Residency Program has trained more than 130 residents. Many of them have grown into some of the most respected and skilled plastic surgeons in the nation. Graduates from our residency program have gone on to successful careers in both private practice and academia and have become some of the leading innovators in the fields of plastic and reconstructive surgery.

The independent Plastic Surgery Residency Program has been teaching the next generation of plastic surgeons everything from the intricate details of aesthetic enhancement procedures to the complex reconstruction of all plastic surgical pathology since 1954.

Residents learn all aspects of establishing a reconstructive and cosmetic practice from the diverse faculty that have respected histories as committed educators of skilled plastic surgeons.


The program is run by Nassau University Medical center, a long-standing public institution.


New York Plastic Surgical Group is the largest academic plastic surgery private practice in the United States.


The Stony Brook University Department of Surgery was founded in 1974 with the creation of the University’s School of Medicine.

Together, we have trained more than:




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Residents admitted to this program will have the unique opportunity to get their plastic surgery training across three major institutions with approximately 30 different plastic surgeons. This collaborative approach, and the wealth of knowledge and experience it offers, has created one of the most diverse programs in the country.

ALEXANDER DAGUM MD, Chief of Plastic Surgery and Reconstructive Surgery, Executive Vice Chair of Surgery at Stony Brook Medicine

Institution Overview

The programs cover every aspect of plastic surgery. Residents receive training with specialization in plastic and reconstructive surgery under the guidance and mentorship of faculty from all three organizations.

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Nassau University Medical Center (NUMC): Nassau University Medical Center is a teaching hospital with a Level 1 Trauma Center and a highly acclaimed state-of-the-art regional Burn Center.

NUMC has been the primary source of medical care for millions of Nassau County residents since 1935. It is also the heart of NuHealth – a Long Island-based health system committed to delivering coordinated medical care and disease and lifestyle management to everyone at every stage of life.

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New York Plastic Surgical Group: For over 75 years. New York Plastic Surgical Group has been dedicated to providing compassionate and comprehensive care while pioneering and performing the most advanced reconstructive and cosmetic surgical procedures. Only the most skilled, experienced, and innovative plastic surgeons make up our faculty. Each is dedicated to passing their knowledge on to new generations of surgeons who will be the next leaders in the field.

Stony Brook Medicine

Stony Brook: The Division of Plastic Surgery has demonstrated its commitment to the Stony Brook Medicine’s four-fold mission of excellence to patient care, education, research, and community service. The clinical faculty at Stony Brook are leaders in the field of plastic and reconstructive surgery, with major achievements as academic surgeons in both patient care and research, several of which have gained national attention.

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency Program Options

Candidates from all across the country apply for a coveted spot in the Plastic Surgery Residency Program. This program accepts candidates who represent diverse backgrounds and experiences along with stellar records of academic achievement.

Independent Program

Duration: 3 years
Location: Multiple Long Island and Manhattan-area facilities
# of Acceptances: 2 per year
Training: 3 years of in-depth training in all aspects of plastic surgery

Program Coordinator: Nishat T. Nur,
(516) 535-6712


Dr. Roger Simpson and team

The support and participation of three institutions will guarantee a diverse experience in all aspects of plastic surgery. The faculty is committed to teaching our residents everything from basic principles to the most innovative surgical techniques.

Roger L. Simpson, MD, MBA, FACS, Past-President of NYPS Group and Former Director of the Residency Training Programs

The Residency Programs have trained more than 130 Residents. Many have grown into the most respected and skilled plastic surgeons in the nation. Please contact NYPS Group for more information.

The Doctors at New York Plastic Surgical Group have either authored or reviewed and approved this content.


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