East Brunswick Plastic Surgeon
579A Cranbury Rd., #202
East Brunswick, New Jersey 08816 US
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5 out of 5 stars Mommy Makeover

Can't Wait to Get my Old Body Back in Less Than One Month! - East Brunswick, NJ

I am a 35 year old mother of three boys (4 1/2 year old twins and 18 mo old). I found this website to be extremely helpful so I hope that in posting someone can learn from my experiences. On August 22, 2012, I am getting a tummy tuck, breast lift and having my 300 cc saline implants replaced with silicone. I am hoping to be back to work the day after labor day (I am an attorney so I sit at a...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implants

28 Years Old, Super Petite, 2 Kids - East Brunswick, NJ

I am a small person (5'2", 92 lbs) and I missed the volume in my breasts after having 2 kids (ages 19 months and 5 months). Though my pre-surgery boobs were not droopy, they were very deflated and I was barely an A cup. At my sizing appointment, I was torn between 350cc Naturelle high profile silicone implants and 325cc. Because of my size, the Dr. Herbtsman said he would try the 350 the day...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction

Lena Digregorio, Mom of 4 - East Brunswick, NJ

I went to Dr.H 2 years ago because stomach had been stretched out from having 4 children and never went back into place. I am 5'6 and weigh 120lbs my belly never matched the rest of body I felt great about my weight but had this hanging skin. What doctor H. Did for me was truly amazing the first time I saw my new stomach I cried, I haven't seen myself look like this since before children. ...

Breast Lift W Implants - East Brunswick, NJ

So I finally decided to go for a consultation, After 2 kids [breastfeeding both] and losing weight, my bubbs are saggy and deflated. I used to be a 36C but cannot fill my bras out anymore. I always wanted implants and was told I needed a lift too [I knew this already] so I am scheduled for surgery on 9/27/13 and CANNOT wait! So excited. Can't wait to feel sexy again! I pushed my surgery...

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery


American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)

Consultation Fee

$100. The consultation is a personal, in depth meeting with Dr. Herbstman reviewing health history and establing treatment goals. The cost is applied to any scheduled surgical procedure.

Awards & Recognition

Castle Connolly Top Plastic Surgeon Award, 7 years
NY Magazine Top Plastic Surgeon
Corporate Leadership Award, Susan G. Komen Foundation
Professional Recognition:
President Elect, New Jersey Society of Plastic Surgeons

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Herbstman has hospital affiliations at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, St. Peter's University Hospital, Riverview Medical Center, Contemporary Plastic Surgi Center.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: College of Arts and Sciences, University of Rochester
    Medical: MD, University of Rochester, School of Medicine, 1982
  • Post-Medical School Training

    General Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ
    Plastic Surgery, UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School University Hospital

Treatments offered at Contemporary Plastic Surgery

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How Soon After Breast Augmentation Can I Have my Implants Removed?

Seriously, that may sound strange but as you have seen from all the responses on the message board it is way to early to judge how you are going to... READ MORE

Having Restylane or Botox Despite Multiple Sclerosis?

Take heart, Youngatheart, take heart... I have several patients who have to be cleared by their neurologists to continue receiving Botox Cosmetic... READ MORE

I would like to know if there is a chance that I can work my core out and it would somewhat look normal again? (Photo)

Based on your photos you should be getting the same response from all the experts. You appear to be in good shape relative to ideal body weight and no... READ MORE

Bottoming out? (Photos)

Based on two photos it is difficult to give advice. However, it is a bit soon after your surgery to judge results so don't be too hasty. Placement... READ MORE

What are the chances of intraoperative awareness? Will the doctors notice if I wake up?

Most anesthesia providers will tell you that true episodes of being awake during surgery is extremely rare. When having breast augmentation surgery by... READ MORE

Can i do 600cc? Had implants removed with peri arolar lift .will be getting reaugmented next month..5'5 (photo)

Difficult to give specific recommendations based on one photo but there are implants available that can provide 600 cc volume in a base diameter of... READ MORE

How can my vagina be fixed- 23 year old with large labia, prominent clit, vaginal opening not right,very loose vagina! (Photos)

Yes, your desire for a more balanced look to the labia is a reasonable request given the hypertophy (enlargement) of the labia minora relative to the... READ MORE

If you provide you patients with Pre-Op Pain Medication, what type/brands do you prescribe?

In our surgical patients we focus on pain management to insure a swift recovery and minimal complications. I believe in "multimodal" treatment meaning... READ MORE

Second opinion on skin removal of flanks combined with liposuction? (Photo)

Hi there. I'm glad to hear you're enjoying the results of your tummy tuck. Based on your photos, you appear to be healing well. Although it's not... READ MORE

Do I have symmastia? (Photo)

Hi there. I'm sorry to hear that you're unhappy with the results of your breast augmentation. The good news is that you don't appear to have symmastia... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Herbstman

Robert A. Herbstman, MD, FACS has shared 12 before and after pictures with 12 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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