Alan Matarasso, M.D.
Background & Specialties
American Board of Plastic Surgery: 1986
National Board of Medical Examiners: 1980
Undergraduate Degree: Boston University (Magna Cum Laude)
Medical School: University of Miami School of Medicine
Surgical Internship: Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center
Surgical Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center
Plastic Surgery Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center
Aesthetic Surgery Fellowships: Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital; New York University Medical Center
Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Publications and Presentations
Dr. Matarasso is internationally recognized as an expert in plastic surgery and is the author of over 100 peer-reviewed and original scientific articles and 15 textbook chapters. He has edited two volumes of Clinics in Plastic Surgery on Non Operative Techniques for Facial Rejuvenation - and a 3 Volume Series on Liposuction and Body Contouring for Operative Techniques in Plastic Surgery. He also serves as Senior Scientific Editor of Aesthetic Surgery Journal, the largest scientific publication in cosmetic surgery. Dr. Matarasso is featured on a widely-distributed videotape on the uses of Botox, which is available to physicians for continuing medical education (CME) credit.
A prominent resource to both print and television and radio broadcast journalists, Dr. Matarasso has been quoted in numerous magazines and newspapers including: The New York Times, Wall Street Journal,Vogue, Elle, Marie Claire, Harpers Bazaar, Ladies Home Journal, Self, InStyle, GQ, Newsweek,Time magazine and The Economist. He also has been featured in several television broadcasts on plastic surgery including segments on ABCs 20/20, Lifetime LIVE, Fox5 TV, CNN and a variety of local and national television news programs. He is quoted in numerous publications about plastic surgery, including a before and after patient photo feature on The Consumer Guide to Plastic Surgery, a website providing comprehensive information on plastic surgery procedures such as breast augmentation, breast implants, breast lift and breast reduction.