Dr. Michael J. Stein is a Manhattan-based plastic surgeon specializing in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, breast and body. He is highly regarded by his patients for his excellent patient care and meticulous, individualized approach.
Dr. Stein trained at some of the finest institutions in Canada and the United States. A native of Toronto, Canada, Dr. Stein completed a Bachelor’s of Arts and Science (BASc) at McGill University, graduating with honors and a double major in biomedical sciences and social studies of medicine. He then received his medical degree (MD) at the University of British Columbia, one of the top ranked medical schools in Canada. Dr. Stein completed his 5-year plastic and reconstructive surgery residency at the University of Ottawa where he served as chief resident and was certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC). Following graduation, Dr. Stein pursued a Master’s degree in Applied Sciences (MASc) at Johns Hopkins University with a focus on patient safety and healthcare quality. Dr. Stein also completed a fellowship at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat and Lenox Hill hospitals specializing in aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery. Today his reconstructive interests include microsurgery for trauma or cancer reconstruction, facial reconstruction following Mohs surgery and peripheral nerve surgery. His aesthetic interests include breast surgery, liposuction, abdominoplasty, facelift surgery, blepharoplasty, and non-surgical facial rejuvenation.
Dr. Stein has a passion for advancing the field of plastic surgery through clinical research. He has authored over 50 peer-reviewed publications and abstracts and has been an invited presenter at numerous national and international conferences. His excellence in research has been recognized through multiple research awards and being an invited reviewer for multiple peer-reviewed journals in plastic surgery.
Dr. Stein is also an accomplished athlete. At McGill University he was an Academic All-Canadian varsity athlete as a member the varsity soccer team and competed in the national championship. At the University of British Columbia, he was a member of the junior varsity rowing team and competed in the San Diego Classic Regatta. Today, Dr. Stein is an avid runner and cyclist.
Dr. Stein is committed to providing the highest level of care for his patients. His attention to detail, professionalism and warm demeanor facilitates an exceptional patient experience. His objective is to enhance a patient’s self-confidence by delivering safe, natural-looking, and long-lasting results.