Dr. Mia Talmor is the first female surgeon appointed to the full-time faculty of the Division of Plastic Surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital and the first female plastic surgeon to be promoted to full professor. Dr. Talmor is one of the few double Board-certified surgeons in the country. She is a diplomat of both The American Board of Surgery, as well as of The American Board of Plastic Surgery, having completed the recertification process with both Boards in 2011 and 2022.

In addition to her excellence as a plastic surgeon, Dr. Talmor has distinguished herself in the scientific community through her

research, scientific presentations and publications. She has received numerous prestigious grants and awards from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, The American College of Surgeons, The American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, The New York Regional Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, as well as from the National Institutes of Health. On July 1, 1996, Dr. Talmor was appointed a research fellow after receiving the American College of Surgeons Resident Research Scholarship. She worked under Dr. Ralph Steinman at Rockefeller University in New York. Dr. Steinman was awarded the Noble Prize in Medicine in 2011. To her credit, Dr. Talmor has authored over sixty scientific papers, five book chapters and has made numerous scientific presentations.

Dr. Talmor specializes in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery. She offers the most technologically advanced procedures available to enhance the appearance and self-esteem of her patients. She has been recognized by New York Magazine as a “Best Doctor” since 2013, and by Castle Connolly as a “Top Doctor for Cancer” since 2013. She was an inaugural recipient of the “Exceptional Women in Medicine” award in 2017. She appears regularly in multiple media outlets including Dr. Oz, The Today Show, CBS this Morning, Rachel Ray, Vogue and The New York Times. In 2021 she was recommended by Goop’s Guide to Breast Surgery.

Dr. Mia Talmor graduated Cornell University Medical College with a Doctor of Medicine with honors in research in May of 1993. She is currently a Professor of Clinical Surgery at The Weill Cornell Medical School, and an Attending Surgeon at New York Presbyterian Hospital.

Her most recent research focuses on new techniques in breast and cosmetic surgery, safety issues related to cosmetic surgery, as well as on new technologies.

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