Dr. Ira L. Savetsky is a highly trained aesthetic plastic surgeon who has experience in a myriad of surgical disciplines, including cosmetic, reconstructive, microvascular, and craniofacial surgery. Part of what sets Dr. Savetsky apart from other practitioners is his completion of prestigious residency and fellowship programs at some of the most renowned institutions in the world, including his residency at the NYU Hansjörg Wyss Department of Plastic Surgery and his aesthetic fellowship at the Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute — often considered one of the top fellowship programs in the world.
During his training, Dr. Savetsky gained extensive experience in both reconstructive and aesthetic plastic surgery. He has worked closely with the nation’s leading experts in areas of craniofacial surgery, face transplantation, breast reconstruction, complex microvascular reconstruction, and aesthetic surgery. Dr. Savetsky additionally completed a research fellowship at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center with a focus on tissue engineering and novel lymphedema therapies. His formal training culminated in the completion of a highly sought after fellowship in aesthetic surgery of the face, nose, breasts, and body at the Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute. Given his formidable training, Dr. Savetsky also serves as an editorial board member of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official peer-reviewed medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). He is additionally part of the educational committee at ASPS, where he helps develop the face curriculum for the organization’s annual meeting.
Dr. Savetsky has lectured, published, and moderated on these topics extensively. He has been recognized for his dedication to plastic surgery with various awards, including the Snyder Award for “Best Paper” at the Plastic Surgery Research Council Annual Meeting and the Aesthetic Surgery Education & Research Foundation Grant.
Although he has training in a comprehensive range of plastic surgery procedures, Dr. Savetsky has a particular interest in facial rejuvenation and rhinoplasty. He enjoys working closely with patients to help them achieve their aesthetic goals. When he is not in the operating room, Dr. Savetsky enjoys spending quality time with his beautiful wife, Elizabeth, and their three children, Stella, Juliet, and Ollie.