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Dr. Sherrell J. Aston, MD

Plastic Surgeon Manhattan | Dr. Sherrell J. Aston M.D.| Plastic Surgeon New York CityDr. Sherrell J. Aston is a board-certified plastic surgeon and is considered one of the foremost international experts in aesthetic plastic surgery. Dr. Aston and his staff work closely with each patient, developing an individualized plan of treatment to enhance the natural features or correct problems of the face, breast and body.

Dr. Aston is the Surgeon Director and Chairman of the Department of Plastic Surgery at the prestigious Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital in New York. He also serves as a Professor of Plastic Surgery at the New York University School of Medicine and Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery. He has received numerous awards from professional medical societies, has been named by Castle Connolly as one of America’s Top Doctors, New York Magazine's Best Beauty Docs, Best Doctors in America, a reference guide of physicians elected by their peers and Dr. Aston is frequently featured in the media.

His major research interests are facial anatomy in aesthetic surgery and techniques for improving surgical results. Dr. Aston is renowned for his development of the modern facelift techniques, which produce natural, unoperated results by repositioning not only the skin, but also the soft tissue of the face to give a youthful but non-operated appearance. Dr. Aston is considered an expert in the closed technique of Rhinoplasty. He has lectured extensively and written textbook chapters on this subject.

Dr. Aston received his Medical Degree from the University of Virginia, in Charlottesville, Virginia. His post-doctoral training included a surgical internship and residency at the University California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Medical Center. Prior to being Chief Resident at UCLA, he was a Halsted Fellow in Surgery at John Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Aston continued his training as a Plastic Surgery Resident and Chief Resident at the Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, New York University Medical Center. Dr. Aston is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Aston has been recognized with numerous awards and honors. Some from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery include:

  • The Walter Scott Brown Award, which is presented to the individual who is judged the Best Panelist at the ASAPS/ASERF annual meeting. Dr Aston is a 3-time winner for his surgical videos on “Short Scar FAME Technique” and Orbicularis Muscle Flaps Oculi”.
  • The Simon Fredricks Award and Best Scientific Exhibit Award, which is presented to the individual who is judged the Best Panelist at the ASAPS/ASERF annual meeting.
  • The Sherrell J. Aston Award was established by one of Dr. Aston's graduated trainees for the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and is awarded annually to the best research paper presented by a Resident or Fellow at the annual American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery conference.

Dr. Aston is a past President of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. He is a member of a number of organizations including:

Dr. Aston is an internationally renowned teacher of aesthetic surgery and has lectured extensively across the United States, Brazil, Canada, China, England, France, Iran, Mexico, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, and New Zealand; he has performed live surgical procedures in other countries including: Brazil, China, Iran, Spain and Turkey. Dr. Aston organizes the annual Cutting Edge Aesthetic Surgery Symposium in New York, was attended by over 600 plastic surgeons from more than 50 countries in 2010. He has authored, co-authored and edited many original journal articles, book chapters and textbooks, and has made dozens of teaching videotapes on various aesthetic procedures.

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