Plastic Surgeon NYC

New York City Plastic Surgery

Dr. Richard Wellington Swift is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon in Manhattan who treats patients from NYC and the area surrounding Manhattan. He is an Ivy League graduate of Yale University and Brown University Medical School. He completed his Plastic Surgery Residency in Portland Oregon and returned to NYC to continue his training at the most prestigious and the busiest Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship in the United States at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital with Dr. Sherrell Aston and Dr. Dan Baker, in 1997.

Aesthetic Plastic Surgery is concerned with the correction or restoration of form and function.

Cosmetic Plastic Surgery makes it possible to enhance the appearance of the face and body through both surgical and non-surgical techniques, and is specifically concerned with maintaining natural appearance, rejuvenating  the face, restoring it, reversing the signs of aging or enhancing it beyond the average level toward some aesthetic ideal. By improving how you look and, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery can help change how you feel about yourself. Above all, Dr. Swift performs procedures that stress natural and subtle cosmetic results.

As with all elective Plastic Surgery, good health and realistic expectations are a prerequisite. It is no secret that successful Aesthetic Plastic Surgery is the result of a good rapport between the patient and plastic surgeon. Trust, based on realistic expectations and exacting medical expertise, develops during the face to face consultation phase before surgery.

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Having an elective aesthetic plastic surgery procedure is a highly personal decision. Only those patients who have contemplated the pros and cons of the procedure and have researched it should proceed. Dr. Swift uses state-of-the-art techniques in a safe environment to encourage the best outcomes. Patients seeking natural results should call the office at 212-828-9906 for a consultation.

Featured in New York Magazine

New York Magazine cover In 2003, New York Magazine listed Dr. Richard Swift in its annual “Best Beauty Docs” issue devoted to the finest cosmetic surgeons in the New York City area. Dr. Swift was one of only 15 doctors featured in “The Cutting Edge,” a section about the city’s most promising “up-and-comers” in plastic surgery. The article cites Dr. Swift’s professional training and his unique Brazilian technique for abdominoplasty as two of the elements that make his patients’ results rank among the best in the area. Please feel free to contact our office about this and other procedures.