Michael Sternschein, MD, PA, FACS

Ridgewood Plastic Surgeon
1200 East Ridgewood Ave., Suite 205, 2nd Floor West Wing
Ridgewood, New Jersey 07450 US
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Personal Statement

Dr. Sternschein is a board certified, Columbia University trained Plastic Surgeon with over 30 years experience. His priorities are safety, achieving a natural look with the most improvement possible, and minimizing invasive surgical procedures. He is a relaxed and friendly doctor.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery


American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

Consultation Fee

$95. Consult cost applied to treatment

Awards & Recognition

One of the Top Plastic Surgeons in USA and NY Metro Area, Castle Connolly Guide

Professional Recognition:
Past Chief of the Department of Plastic Surgery, Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, NJ
Past Chief of the Department of Plastic Surgery, Pascack Valley Hospital, Westwood, NJ

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Sternschein has hospital affiliations at The Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, NJ , Hackensack Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Post-Medical School Training

    General Surgery, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NYC
    Plastic Surgery, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NYC
    Fellowship: Microsurgery, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NYC

Treatments offered at Ridgewood Plastic Surgery & Laser Center

Blog Posts and Articles

Sculpsure- Fat Reduction

Sculpsure is a truly amazing technological breakthrough in fat reduction. It is a 25 minute non-surgical office procedure with minimal to no discomfort and no downtime. It uses a diode laser with contact cooling to reduce treated fat by up to 24% for each treatment. Over the years I have seen alot of technology come and go. Many devices have claimed no pain, no downtime, and unbelieveable results. In many cases the claims don't live up to the reality. In...

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I am considering Sculpsure on my arms, back, love handles/flanks, whole abs. How many app need for each area and cost?

The average cost of Sculpsure at this time is $1500 for 4 paddles. Each paddle is about the size of an iPhone 5. The 4 paddles can be arranged in... READ MORE

Will SculpSure not work on a person who has parmanent numbness in the lower abdomen after a tummy tuck?

Sculpsure should not be used to treat areas that are numb no matter what the cause. Part of the treatment requires feed back from the patient... READ MORE

Can Sculpsure treatment be used for inner and outer thighs?

Sculpsure is FDA approved for treatment of the abdomen and flanks. However, as with many devices and medications, physicians are allowed to use them... READ MORE

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