Andrew A. Jacono, MD, FACS
Dr. Andrew Jacono is a Dual Board Certified, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon with a thriving practice on Long Island’s Gold Coast and in Manhattan. He is Section Head of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at North Shore University Hospital Manhasset; Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary; Assistant Professor, Department of Head and Neck Surgery at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Director of The New York Center for Facial Plastic & Laser Surgery and J SPA Medical Day Spa in Great Neck, NY; author of the book FACE THE FACTS: The Truth About Plastic Surgery Procedures That Do and Don’t Work; and creator of J PAK SYSTEMS, homeopathic remedies to help optimize healing after aesthetic procedures.
Dr. Jacono is Board Certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is one of a small group of surgeons that has achieved Dual Board Certification in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as well as Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) and the American College of Surgeons and one of only 43 U.S. surgeons who are Advanced Facial Plastic Surgery Fellowship Training Directors for the AAFPRS. Doctor Jacono has been elected one of the top surgeons in America by his peers as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor.
Dr. Jacono graduated with Distinction for Research in Otorhinolaryngology from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed his internship in general surgery at St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center in New York, followed by his surgical residency with a specialization in Otorhinolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery at the New York Eye & Ear Infirmary in Manhattan, where he was awarded the William H. Turner Award for excellence in surgical and patient care skills. Dr. Jacono was chosen for a fellowship at the Lindsay House Center for Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Rochester.
Dr. Jacono’s extensive background in Head and Neck Surgery and subspecialty training in Facial Plastic Surgery give him a unique knowledge of the face and its underlying structures. He is a specialist and limits his practice only to facial cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.
Dr. Jacono has published extensively in medical literature, including Aesthetic Surgery Journal, Facial Plastic Surgery and Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery, on topics including minimal incision eyelid surgery, endoscopic (telescopic) face lifting, brow lifting, rhinoplasty, lip augmentation, injectable fillers and Botox®. His clinical research has been presented at several national and international meetings of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Dr. Jacono’s current patient base consists of prominent American and international socialites, television news personalities, editors, models, actors, actresses and everyday men and women interested in rejuvenating their appearance. Dr. Jacono is highly sought after for difficult corrective and reconstructive procedures.
As a leading expert in his field, Dr. Jacono is regularly interviewed about current trends in plastic surgery. He has appeared on ABC’s Good Morning America, Anderson Cooper, Inside Edition, CNN, CNBC, The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet, New York’s CW 11 Morning News and Telemundo and has been interviewed on NPR, 1010 Wins and WCBS Radio. His expertise has been featured in national and international print publications including Departures, USA Today, Marie Claire, Parade, Newsweek, Huffington Post, Family Circle, Crain’s, Self, Cosmopolitan UK, Details, Life & Style Weekly and US Weekly amongst others. In 2007, Dr. Jacono was initially elected and then reelected in 2008, 2009 and 2010 as one of America’s Top Plastic Surgeons by the Consumers Research Council of America and was featured as one of Ten Leaders in Plastic Surgery in Long Island in The New York Times.
Philanthropy is a cornerstone of Dr. Jacono’s practice. He is the Senior Advisor of the “FACE TO FACE” Committee for the AAFPRS. “FACE TO FACE” is a national project offering pro bono consultation and surgery to victims of domestic violence. Dr. Jacono’s commitment to the cause goes well beyond the operating room. For the past nine years, he has chaired ABOUT FACE: MAKING CHANGES – an annual benefit for survivors of domestic violence. His efforts have been recognized by U.S. Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy and by the Center for the Women of New York, who honored Dr. Jacono with a “Good Guy” Award in 2006 for his contributions to women’s welfare.
Dr. Jacono is also a volunteer surgeon for “BEYOND OUR BORDERS,” an organization that brings underprivileged children from third world countries to the United States for surgery to repair disfigurement due to cancer, trauma, and birth defects. He also serves as a volunteer for “HEALING THE CHILDREN,” which helps children throughout the world receive surgeries unavailable to them due to a lack of medical and financial resources. His most recent mission took him to Colombia, where he performed operations on children with cleft lips and cleft palates.
Dr. Jacono’s continued dedication to pro bono surgery inspired the Discovery Fit & Health Network’s reality show Facing Trauma (also on Oprah Winfrey Network) which follows Dr. Jacono and his team as they work to heal both the internal and external scars of victims. Part case study, part survival journey, Facing Trauma chronicles the harrowing stories of women who have been left disfigured from violent circumstances, as they struggle to reconstruct their lives both physically and emotionally.
Dr. Jacono currently performs surgery at the following hospitals:
Dr. Jacono’s private practice is housed in a state-of-the art, 12,000 square foot surgery center and adjoining medical spa which is located on the Miracle Mile at 440 Northern Boulevard, Great Neck, New York 11021. His Manhattan Satellite office is located at 990 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10075 (across from the Metropolitan Museum of Art) 212-570-2500. To book an appointment with Dr. Jacono, contact 516-773-2424. To learn more about Dr. Jacono and his practice, visit www.newyorkfacialplasticsurgery.com.
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