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Gary Linkov, MD

facial plastic and reconstructive surgery
Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Otolaryngologist, Hair Restoration Surgeon
City Facial Plastics
New York, NY

My mission is to help people feel beautiful and confident.

Professional Statement

Dr. Gary Linkov is a dual Ivy League-educated facial plastic surgeon. A native of New York, he graduated as salutatorian from Cornell University with a focus on psychology. Before, during, and after his undergraduate years, Dr. Linkov pursued advanced art training in painting, sketching, and sculpture, including a six-week scholarship program in Florence, Italy at the Lorenzo de’ Medici Italian International Institute. He then received his Medical Degree at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, which was the first medical school to award the Doctor of Medicine degree in the United States and is consistently ranked one of the top medical schools in the country. During medical school, Dr. Linkov received funding to conduct advanced head and neck cancer research at the world-renowned Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, which has been ranked as the best hospital for cancer care for the past 25 years by U.S. News & World Report. He also volunteered as an art therapist for Wilma’s Studio and ran his school’s Smile Train chapter, to help children with cleft lips and palates. Dr. Linkov then completed his residency training in Head & Neck Surgery at the Temple Head and Neck Institute, including Fox Chase Cancer Center, in Philadelphia. He served as Chief resident in his final year. His mentors included leaders in the fields of facial reconstructive surgery and oculoplastic surgery. After residency, Dr. Linkov completed an accredited American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery fellowship at the highly regarded Washington University in St.Louis, where he served as clinical instructor. During fellowship, he had the privilege of running a facial plastic surgery service at the St.Louis Veteran Affairs hospital, where he performed reconstructive facial surgery for our veterans in need. Dr. Linkov has also had advanced training in cutting edge hair transplant technology. He worked with the prestigious Foundation for Hair Restoration as a Hair Transplant Surgeon. He also served as the Director of the Women’s Center for Hair Loss in NYC.


2 years






City Facial Plastics635 Madison Avenue, #1402New York, NY 10022

Education & Affiliations

Education & Training

  • Fellowships

    Washington University in St. Louis

    Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

  • Residency

    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Head and Neck Surgeon

    Temple University Hospital

    Trained from 06/01/2012 to 06/01/2017

  • Undergraduate School

    Cornell University


  • Graduate School

    Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery
  • International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
  • New York Facial Plastic Surgery Society

Hospital Affiliations

  • Lenox Hill Hospital
  • VA New York Harbor Healthcare System - Brooklyn Campus
  • VA New York Harbor Healthcare System - Manhattan Campus

Awards & Recognitions

  • Best Oral Presentation - Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology
  • Medical Knowledge Award - Philadelphia
  • NIH Research Fellowship - Columbia University College of P&S

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