Professional Statement

William Samson, MD is a plastic surgeon who specializes in both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. Although Dr. Samson performs a wide variety of services, he has a particular interest in breast reconstruction and aesthetic breast surgery. He developed his interest in cancer as an undergraduate at Tufts University. While earning his Bachelor’s in Science, he participated in an independent research program at The Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School. He continued his research work in the Department of Tumor Immunology, for a year, as a Research Fellow, before matriculating to medical school. Dr. Samson obtained his medical degree at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He then completed a 5 year general surgery program at New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell. During his surgical training he was drawn to technical subspecialties. Cancer reconstructive surgery married his interest in caring for cancer patients and his interest in complex, precision oriented surgical procedures. Dr. Samson spent the next four years training in Plastic Surgery, the first of which was completed at Emory University, which is a world renowned program. He completed two additional years of Plastic Surgery training at New York Presbyterian Hospital – Combined Cornell and Columbia University Program. His final year of Plastic Surgery training consisted of a Microsurgery and Breast Reconstruction Fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. After completing nine clinical years of training, Dr. Samson was recruited to Mount Sinai West, where he served as the Associate Chief of Plastic Surgery and was the Director of the Plastic Surgery Academic Program. He has participated in the training of over 50 plastic surgery residents.

Languages

English

Gender

Male

Location

Dr. William Samson, MD FACS5 Columbus CircleNew York, NY 10019
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Specialties

  • Other

Areas (8)

  • Body
  • Eyebrow
  • Face
  • Forehead
  • Lower Eyelid
  • Neck
  • Skin
  • Upper Eyelid

Education & Affiliations

Education & Training

  • Fellowships

    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

    Other

  • Residency

    Dermatologist

    NewYork–Presbyterian Hospital

  • Undergraduate School

    Tufts University

  • Graduate School

    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery

Professional Memberships

  • American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons

Hospital Affiliations

  • Saint Luke's Roosevelt Hospital
  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
  • The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

Awards & Recognitions

  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award
  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

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