About Dr. Leipziger
Lyle S. Leipziger, M.D., FACS, is Board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. His surgical expertise is in cosmetic surgery of the face and eyes, cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the breast, liposuction and body contouring, and non-surgical facial rejuvenation.
Dr. Leipziger is Chief of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at North Shore University Hospital (NSUH) and Long Island Jewish Medical Center (LIJMC). With over 20 years of experience, he possesses exceptional surgical skill, precision, and artistry across the entire field of cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgical procedures, most notably face, breast, and body. Within this spectrum, he also offers patients other non-surgical options, including facial rejuvenation which reduces signs of aging and improves overall appearance.
Dr. Leipziger has been chosen as one of the best doctors in New York as well as nationally. He has also been selected to receive the Patients’ Choice Award and Compassionate Doctor Recognition year after year.
Education, Training and Experience
Dr. Leipziger graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a Bachelor’s degree from Johns Hopkins University and received his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College, where he was awarded the prestigious Dean Thomas Meikle Prize in Research.
He went on to pursue a residency in general surgery at The Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York and completed his plastic surgery residency at The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. He was also awarded a fellowship in Craniofacial and Microvascular Surgery at The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions.
- The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
- The American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
- The New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons (NYRSPS)
- The American Medical Association (AMA)
- The Medical Society of the State of New York
- New York Magazine Best Doctors
- US New and World Report Top Doctors
- Castle Connolly America’s Top Doctors
- Castle Connolly Top Doctors New York Metro Area
- Physician of Distinction Award – Find a Cure Today (FACT) for Breast Cancer Reconstruction
- Compassionate Doctor Recognition
- Patients’ Choice Award
- Newsday’s Top Doctors on Long Island Patients’ Choice Award