Professional Statement

Dr. Leinhardt is a board certified otorhinolaryngologist, facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon. He has specialty board certification from the American Board of Otolaryngology and is a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Leinhardt received his Medical Degree from University of Brussels, Belgium. He was Chief ENT Facial Plastic Surgery at Manhattan Eye, Ear, & Throat Hospital in New York; more cosmetic surgery procedures are performed each year at Manhattan Eye and Ear Hospital than any other institution in the world. He also served as Director of the Department of Otolaryngology at Lincoln Hospital-New York Medical College. Dr. Leinhardt is an Associate Clinical Professor Emeritus of Otolaryngology at New York Medical College. He served as Chief Surgeon for the New York City Transit Police Department, and Hon. Chief Surgeon for the NYPD. He also serves as Surgeon for the Drug Enforcement Administration New York Field Division, and Chief Surgeon/Chief Medical Officer of the New York Department of Corrections. Dr. Leinhardt was appointed to the Medical Malpractice Panel of the Supreme Court of the State of New York and is also on Mayor Bloomberg’s September 11th Health and Advisory Panel. Dr. Leinhardt helps survivors and NYC rescue workers of September 11th with respiratory and breathing problems.






Dr. R. Richard Leinhardt, M.D., F.A.C.S565 Park AvenueNew York, NY 10065


  • Other

Areas (8)

  • Body
  • Ear
  • Eyes
  • Face
  • Forehead
  • Lower Eyelid
  • Nose
  • Upper Eyelid

Education & Affiliations

Education & Training

  • Fellowships

    Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital

  • Residency


    Lenox Hill Hospital, Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital, Metropolitan Hospital Center

Hospital Affiliations

  • Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel

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