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(July 2016) -- After 19 years as the Director of Facial Plastic Surgery at New York Eye & Ear Infirmary, I have been appointed as Director of Facial Plastic Surgery at New York- Presbyterian/ Weill Cornell Medical Center, as well as Professor of Otolaryngology at Weill Cornell Medical College. It has been an exciting year, and I am so thrilled to join such an exceptional, nationally renowned otolaryngology department and continue my career of caring for the facial plastic and reconstructive needs of my patients at Weill Cornell. This opportunity has allowed me to continue to focus on patient care and teaching, and additionally has provided me with opportunities for collaborative research in the Medical College. I am pleased to provide patient care in a state-of-the-art facility on the Upper East Side of Manhattan as well as continuing to care for patients in the Chappaqua office.

 

New Textbook on Rhinoplasty!

New Textbook Rhinoplasty

(April 2015) -- Dr. Sclafani has recently published a new textbook on rhinoplasty.  Assembling an internationally known group of more than 100 facial plastic surgeons, Dr. Sclafani has compiled a comprehensive textbook entitled, Rhinoplasty: The Experts’ Reference.  Each section of the textbook focuses on a specific aspect of rhinoplasty, with each chapter concentrating on surgical solutions to complex treatment.

For more information, please visit the Publisher's website.

 

New Textbook: Total Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery

New Textbook Total Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery

(December 2014) -- Dr. Sclafani has recently published a comprehensive textbook on otolaryngology in conjunction with Thieme Medical Publishers. Total Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery covers all aspects of otolaryngology and is designed to serve as a reference to practicing and in-training otolaryngologists around the world. As Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Sclafani assembled a cast of prominent otolaryngologists from North America to present the most up-to-date review of the anatomy, physiology, pathology and medical and surgical treatments of the ear, nose, throat, head and neck, and wrote a substantial portion of the facial plastic and reconstructive surgery section himself. With more than 600 illustrations and 1100 pages in length, Total Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery will help ear nose and throat physicians provide the most current treatment to their patients.

For more information, please visit the Publisher's website.

 

 

New Textbook: Aesthetic Surgery of the Forehead and Upper Third of the Face by PMPH-USA

Aesthetic Surgery book cover

(January 2012) -- We are proud to announce the publication of Dr. Sclafani's textbook Aesthetic Surgery of the Forehead and Upper Third of the Face by PMPH-USA.  This textbook is published as part of the Thomas Procedures in Facial Plastic Surgery series, a new comprehensive collection of seven volumes covering all aspects of cosmetic care of the face, head and neck.

Dr. Sclafani's textbook details the surgical and non-surgical treatments available to improve the appearance of the forehead, eyes and eyebrows, including forehead and brow lifting surgical techniques, minimally invasive treatments and non-surgical treatments such as Botox, Dysport and Retylane, and is illustrated with anatomic drawings and dissections as well as pre-, intra- and post- operative photographs.  This textbook will educate other surgeons on the wide array of treatments available for the upper part of the face.

Dr. Sclafani’s Research Presentations and Scientific Publications

Recent Presentations:

  1. Invited Speaker, Herb Kean Lecturer in Facial Plastic Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology, Thomas Jefferson University, April 17, 2015.
  2. Keynote Lecture, 34th Pan American Congress of Otorhinolaryngology, “Platelet Rich Plasma in Facial Plastic Surgery,” Cartagena, Colombia, October 27, 2014.
  3. Invited Lecture, 34th Pan American Congress of Otorhinolaryngology, “Microtia Reconstruction,” Cartagena, Colombia, October 27, 2014.
  4. Instructional Course, 34th Pan American Congress of Otorhinolaryngology, “Local Flaps in Nasal Reconstruction,” Cartagena, Colombia, October 27, 2014.

Recent Publications:

Journals

  1. Dibelius G, Sclafani AP.  Transpalpebral Midface Lift.  Facial Plast Clin North Am 2015; 23: 209- 219.
  2. Cabin JA, Bassiri-Tehrani M, Sclafani, AP, Romo T.  Microtia reconstruction: autologous rib and alloplast techniques.  Facial Plast Clin North Am 2014; 22: 623- 38.
  3. Sclafani AP.  Platelet-rich fibrin matrix (PRFM) for androgenetic alopecia.  Facial Plast Surg 2014; 30:219–224.
  4. Lorenc ZP, Kenkel JM, Fagien S, Hirmand H, Nestor MS, Sclafani AP, Sykes JM, Waldorf HA.  Expanding treatment options for neuromodulators: an introduction to incobotulinumtoxinA.  Aesth Surg J 2013; 33(1S): 7S- 8S.
  5. Lorenc ZP, Kenkel JM, Fagien S, Hirmand H, Nestor MS, Sclafani AP, Sykes JM, Waldorf HA.  A review of onabotulinumtoxinA (Botox).  Aesth Surg J 2013; 33(1S): 9S-12S.
  6. Lorenc ZP, Kenkel JM, Fagien S, Hirmand H, Nestor MS, Sclafani AP, Sykes JM, Waldorf HA.  A review of abobotulinumtoxinA (Dysport).  Aesth Surg J 2013; 33(1S): 13S- 17S.
  7. Lorenc ZP, Kenkel JM, Fagien S, Hirmand H, Nestor MS, Sclafani AP, Sykes JM, Waldorf HA.  IncobotulinumtoxinA (Xeomin): background, mechanism of action, and manufacturing.  Aesth Surg J 2013; 33(1S): 18S- 22S.
  8. Lorenc ZP, Kenkel JM, Fagien S, Hirmand H, Nestor MS, Sclafani AP, Sykes JM, Waldorf HA.  IncobotulinumtoxinA in clinical literature.  Aesth Surg J 2013; 33(1S):23S- 34S.
  9. Lorenc ZP, Kenkel JM, Fagien S, Hirmand H, Nestor MS, Sclafani AP, Sykes JM, Waldorf HA.  Consensus panel’s assessment and recommendations on the use of 3 botulinum toxin type A products in facial aesthetics.  Aesth Surg J 2013; 33(1S):35S- 40S.
  10. Patel ZM, Setzen M, Sclafani AP, Del Gaudio JM.  Concurrent functional endoscopic sinus surgery and septorhinoplasty: using evidence to make clinical decisions.  Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2013; 3: 488- 492.
  11. Sclafani AP, Sclafani JA, Sclafani AM.  Successes, revisions and post-operative complications in 446 Mohs defect repairs, Facial Plastic Surg 2012; 28: 358-65.


Textbooks

  1. Sclafani AP, ed.  Rhinoplasty- The Experts’ Reference, New York: Thieme Medical Publishers, 2015.
  2. Sclafani AP, ed.  Total Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, New York: Thieme Medical Publishers, 2015.
  3. Sclafani AP, Spalla TC.  Surgical Atlas of Facial Plastic Surgery, Philadelphia, PA: J.P. Brothers, Inc., 2014.

 

Textbook Chapters

Sclafani AP. Alloplasts in Nasal Surgery, in Master Techniques in Rhinoplasty and Nasal Reconstruction, Azizzadeh B, Murphy MR , Johnson C, Numa W, eds., Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier, 2011.

Sclafani AP, Darr EA, Kamat A.  Surgical Rejuvenation of the Aging Neck, in Cosmetic Bootcamp Primer: Comprehensive Aesthetic Management, Beer K, ed.  London, Great Britain: Informa UK Ltd., 2011.

Sclafani AP, Mehta V.  Facial Contouring in the Post-Bariatric Surgery Patient, in Surgical Facial Rejuvenation, Schiffman M, Erian A, eds.  Heidelberg, Germany: Springer-Verlag GmbH, 2012.

Sclafani AP, Rosenstein K, Rousso J. Extreme Fat: Treatment Options in Benign Symmetric Lipomatosis (Madelung’s Disease), in Body Contouring: Art, Science and Clinical Practice, DiGiuseppe A, Schiffman M, ed. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer-Verlag GmbH, 2010, pp. 505- 511.

Sclafani AP, Mehta V. Facial Contouring in the Post-Bariatric Surgery Patient, in Body Contouring: Art, Science and Clinical Practice, DiGiuseppe A, Schiffman MA, eds. Berlin/Heidelberg, Germany: Springer-Verlag GmbH, 2010, pp. 687- 694.

Sclafani AP, Pearson JM. Nasal Grafts and Implants, in Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Thomas JR, ed. Shelton, CT: People’s Medical Publishing House/BC Dekker, Inc. 2010, pp. 365- 76.

American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Honors Dr. Sclafani for Advancing Medical Education and Research

The American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery honored Dr. Sclafani last month for his years of service as the Chairman of the Continuing Medical Education Committee. Is his capacity as Chairman (and previously Vice Chairman) over the last 10 years, Dr. Sclafani has furthered facial plastic surgery education amongst surgeons. “Continuing medical education is essential to provide continually improving medical care to our patients. Educating other doctors requires that I master all new techniques and technologies, as well as long-established treatments, in facial plastic surgery. It is an honor to serve my patients and my fellow surgeons in this way,” says Dr. Sclafani. Dr. Sclafani has also served as the Program Director of the 2008 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery in Chicago, IL, one of the most successful meetings in the Academy’s history, and was recently appointed to serve as the Program Director of the 11th International Symposium on Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery in 2014. The American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery has also awarded Dr. Sclafani the Sir Harold Delf Gillies Award for research, as well as the Ira Tresley Award (twice) for excellence in research.

American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Names Dr. Sclafani Program Director for the 11th International Symposium on Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

The American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery recently appointed Dr. Sclafani to serve as the Program Director of the 11th International Symposium on Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery in 2014. The International Symposium is only held every fourth year by the AAFPRS and is intended to bring together facial plastic surgeons from the United States, Canada and Mexico, as well from throughout Europe, South America, Asia, Australia and Africa. World leaders in facial plastic surgery come together to discuss the latest techniques and treatments in facial plastic surgery.

Dr. Sclafani has maintained a career-long commitment to medical education, and holds the rank of Professor at New York Medical College. He is involved in teaching at all levels of medicine, from medical students to practicing physicians.

“It is a pleasure to serve as the Program Director of the 11th International Symposium. We will work to bring together the best facial plastic surgeons from the 6 continents to deliver the highest quality educational experience for our members. Sharing ideas and learning from one another is the best way to ensure we are providing out patients with the best facial plastic surgery care possible,” says Dr. Sclafani. Dr. Sclafani has lectured extensively in the United States, Canada and Mexico, as well as internationally.