Robert Zubowski, M.D.
Background & Specialties
American Board of Plastic Surgery
To further validate the surgical skills and years of experience he gained while completing a general surgery residency at New York Medical College and an additional residency at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Dr. Robert Zubowski has been board-certified in both plastic and general surgery. He remains fiercely loyal and grateful to both of the institutions that trained and propelled him to his career. He has served as an associate professor of Plastic Surgery at New York Medical College and as the plastic surgery specialty director of the Cleveland Clinic Foundation Alumni Association, where he is also an adjunct staff member. Dr. Zubowski is a former associate director of plastic surgery at Ridgewood’s The Valley Hospital and holds a Certificate of Advanced Education in Cosmetic Surgery from the American Board of Plastic Surgery. In spite of his advanced training, skill, and experience, Dr. Zubowski continues to hone his skills and improve his surgical knowledge by frequently attending plastic and reconstructive surgery forums both stateside and abroad.
Hobbies and Interests
After several years of performing breast reconstruction surgery for cancer survivors, Dr. Robert Zubowski began to recognize a need for support among these special, courageous women. As he is often inclined to do, Dr. Zubowski took a proactive role to meet the unique emotional needs of his patients, co-founding the New Jersey chapter of Image Reborn, a non-profit support group for breast reconstruction patients. Additionally, Dr. Zubowski works pro bono for Interplast, with whom he travels to Third World countries and performs reconstructive surgeries for children born with birth defects. He also invests in his own community, formerly serving as president of his town’s Board of Health and as a member of its recreation commission. During the time he has off, Dr. Zubowski can be found coaching his children in their extracurricular activities, skiing, golfing, and maintaining a vigorous daily exercise routine.