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Dr. John Kang

Facial Plastic Surgeon
Address
30 Central Park South, Suite 11B, New York, NY, 10019
Using my sense of artistry, anatomical knowledge and surgical skills, I’m able to wind back the clock.

Philosophy

For highly qualified and experienced double board-certified facial plastic surgeon Dr. John Kang, choosing to perform a nonsurgical or minimally invasive treatment instead of facial surgery only occurs after extensive research and application has proven it to be a beneficial solution for patients. “I am very excited about the Silhouette InstaLift procedure and PDO threading,” says Dr. Kang. “Threading provides a great alternative for those who don’t desire a traditional facelift or for postsurgical patients who want additional improvement without going back under the knife.” Whether performing facial surgery or employing the latest technology, he aims for the most natural-looking results to ensure that your choice to undergo cosmetic enhancement is undetectable. “I have mastered the art of providing local anesthetic for patients who need to be awake and can sit up and blink their eyes, which helps optimize surgical outcomes such as in ptosis repair or the creation of a double eyelid crease.”

Education

Degree:
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Residency:
Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, State University, Buffalo
Fellowship:
Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Emory University

Credentials

Board Certification:

American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

American Board of Otolaryngology

Affiliation:

American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American College of Surgeons, American Medical Association, Diplomate, American Board of Otolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery

A Minute With

  1. What are your most requested procedures?
    Upper and lower blepharoplasty, rhinoplasty, fat transfer, facelift surgeries, threadlifts, Ultherapy, Thermage, Fraxel laser resurfacing, Smartlipo laser-assisted liposuction, and Botox Cosmetic and fillers
  2. How does your staff enhance your practice?
    As a solo practicing physician, I take great pride in taking care of every patient who walks into my office. My staff is an extension of me and they do an amazing job at truly facilitating my practice through great organization and communication skills
  3. Why do you employ a less-is-more philosophy?
    “Less is more” is a tenet all plastic surgeons need to live by. At the end of the day, plastic surgery is elective; no one “has” to have it. The concept of overdoing it doesn’t make any sense
  4. What new services are you excited to offer?
    Our “Weekend Makeover” consists of Thermage skin tightening for nonsurgical lifting of the face, hyaluronic acid fillers to restore lost volume and Botox Cosmetic to smooth out wrinkles in the brow and forehead. Recently, we’ve expanded our “Weekend Makeover” to include Ultherapy and threadlifts. We decide during our consultation which of these nonsurgical options are best to meet a patient’s unique aesthetic needs and then combine them to ensure we get the best possible result
  5. What are you best known for?
    Natural-looking results without any sign of having surgery. With my lower eyelid surgery, I can make under-eye bags disappear without any sign of the patient undergoing surgery. When I create an Asian double eyelid crease, it can appear as if you were born with a natural double crease. Finally, I can create a natural-looking nasal tip using a patient’s cartilage, which makes the dorsal implant more organic or natural to the face
  6. My motto
    Do it right the first time
  7. Three words that best describe me
    Visual, compassionate, perfectionist

Services

  • Aesthetic Injectables
  • Asian Double Eyelid Surgery
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Cosmetic
  • Browlift
  • Endoscopic Surgery
  • Energy / Light-Based Therapies
  • Facelift / Mid-Facelift
  • Facial Implants
  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • Fraxel® Laser Resurfacing
  • Lip Augmentation
  • Necklift / Neck Liposuction
  • Silhouette InstaLift®
  • PDO Threads
  • Ultherapy® / Thermage®
  • Smartlipo®
  • “Liquid Facelift”/ Fillers
  • Fat Transfer
  • Facial Contouring
  • Jawline Reshaping
  • Microneedling
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy
  • PicoSure®
  • Intense Pulsed Light (IPL)
  • CoolSculpting®

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Testimonials

Aniko Karadi

Aniko Karadi
"Good Evening, Hope the whole team had an excellent long weekend. What I would like to accomplish: -Define and tighten my jawline with Ultherapy -Remove acne spots with Fraxel® Laser Resurfacing (I moved from Chicago to DC and am having an almost allergic reaction to the environment in addition to my acne). -Fillers to lift my cheeks Currently, I live and work in DC; and will need to coordinate a travel date with your clinic. Also, would it be possible for me to send current photos of myself and those of me when I was younger so that the team can recommend the best treatments to improve my skin? Attentively, -Aniko "

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