Stony Brook Plastic Surgeon
2500 Route 347, Building 22A
Stony Brook, New York 11790 US
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5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Natural, Full Breasts. Stony Brook, NY

Dr. Epstein is a highly skilled surgeon and a very empathetic, compassionate doctor. From my first consult I felt comfortable. I chose Dr. Epstein because of his One Day Recovery Method (not to be confused with Rapid Recovery) and because his results are the most natural I have seen.

5 out of 5 stars MACS Facelift

68 Year Old with Very Noticeable Jowls and Turkey Neck - Stony Brook, NY

At every post-op visit, I can’t help but express to Dr. Epstein how thrilled I am with my appearance – I truly believe he is a genius -- and the level of care and compassion from both he and his staff was truly amazing.

5 out of 5 stars Eyelid Surgery

Droopy Eyelids Gone - Stony Brook, NY

I am very thrilled with my week old results from my upper eye lid surgery, the second time around was the charm. The same caring service was extended to me, attention to details and always making sure you are comfortable and happy, an excellent surgeon, that is Dr. E. I have been a patient of Doctor E for years, a ref...erral from my Dermatologist. I first met him because of a biopsy for a pre cancerous mole needed to be done on my neck, you could never tell I had stitches. I knew who exactly was going to do my eye lid surgery years later, never needed a second opinion, I trust his knowledge and experience. Very happy to be out in public and be Dr. E greatest advisement, and continue to spread the word of Dr E, his staff and all the services his office offers.

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

38 Years-2 Children by C Section-diastasis Recti: Tummy Tuck-No Lipo - Stony Brook, NY

I feel very lucky that I found Dr. Epstein while researching doctors for this procedure. Not only is he an amazingly skilled surgeon, he also goes above and beyond to answer all of your questions, address any concerns and make you feel confident in your choice. He never made me feel rushed and I knew from our conversations that he was a perfectionist and wanted me to have great results as much I was hoping for them. Since I had a pretty serious abdominal separation (3-4 fingers wide) he recommended I get a surgical mesh (seri-mesh) along with my separation repair and tummy tuck. I scheduled my procedure immediately and went in with in the month. The staff in Dr. Epstein's office is AMAZING! It is impossible for me to say enough kind words about every person you come into contact with there. MaryEllen helped me with all of the paperwork and helped me through my nerves getting the best of me. The nurses were the kindest people and made me feel so comfortable. My overnight nurse ( Jen ) was so sweet and helped me with everything and anything. The entire experience was great and I am so happy with my results.

5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

Highly Recommended - Stony Brook, NY

I had a rhinoplasty done by Dr. Epstein almost 3 months ago. After my consultation, I knew I definitely wanted Dr. Epstein to do my surgery. His staff was so nice. I really felt comfortable going in to surgery knowing I was going to be taken care of there. Dr. Epstein and his staff called me after I got home from my surgery and a couple times over the next week to see how I was feeling. I would highly recommend Dr. Epstein to anyone considering plastic surgery.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Wonderful Doctor - Stony Brook, NY

Dr. E recently performed a breast augmentation on me, and I cannot be any happier with the results. From the moment I went there for my consultation, I felt very comfortable with him and his entire staff. They make you feel so at ease, everyone that works there is very pleasant, and hospitable. Dr. E is so thorough with answering any and all questions you may have, he even gave me a incredible book to read. It tells you all you need to know about breast augmentation surgery; it was extremely informative, and interesting. All of his breast augmentations are done using his specialized rapid 24 hour recovery - LADIES THIS IS NO JOKE! Not even an hour after my surgery I was able to lift my arms up in the air!!! You do not even need any strong pain medication, the pain is really not bad at all!! All my friends and family were completely shocked on how great I was doing immediately after surgery, I was moving around and everything. You also don’t have to wear any of those uncomfortable dressing that some of the other surgeons require you to wear after surgery, you don’t have to wear anything if that’s what you’re comfortable with; I just wore a zip up sports bra. Dr. E is a great, and talented surgeon. I cannot stress enough on how much he cares about his patients; the night of my surgery he even called me himself to check up and see how things were going. I also must add that my recent follow up appointment (to have my steri-strips replaced - protective material to cover incisions) I was ecstatic when I saw how AMAZING the incision looked, they were so small.. I was barely able to see it. I beg anyone who is interested in plastic surgery to check out Dr. E; you won’t regret it! It will be one of the best decisions you make, I know it sure was for me. Thank you Dr. E for changing my life, and making me so confident in myself!! YOU ARE THE BEST!!!!!

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implants

Life-long Wish to Have Larger Boobs! - Stony Brook, NY

Dr. Mark Epstein is the best at what he does. Whenever I had questions (even prior to my surgery) he took my phone call right away and even gave me his cell # after my surgery in case I had any concerns. I highly recommend Dr. Epstein if you are considering Breast Augmentation.

5 out of 5 stars Drainless Tummy Tuck

50 Years Old, 3 Teens and Finally the Time for a Well Deserved Tummy Tuck - Stonybrook NY

Dr. Epstein and his entire staff are incredible, patient and kind. There is always someone to speak to and you never feel like you are being rushed.

5 out of 5 stars Drainless Tummy Tuck

4D Vaser Lipoabdominoplasty, Vaser Lipo to Flanks, Back, Fat Transfer to Buttocks

I chose Dr Epstein for 4D Vaser Lipo-abdominoplasty, Vaser Lipo to Flanks, Back, Arms and Inner Thighs with Fat Grafting to Buttocks, Hips and Outer Thighs. From my initial consultation to post surgery care, he has provided the utmost care and attention to me. He took the time to educate me during my consultation and answered all of my questions and concerns. I did not feel rushed during the consult but rather I felt very comfortable with him. He was very thorough which was a pleasant surprise from other plastic surgeon consults I had been on. The day of surgery I was nervous and Dr Epstein and his staff made me feel very comfortable. The surgery was long, about 7 hours and went well. I had a nurse, Arlene, stay with me overnight and that was a blessing! My 4D Vaser Lipo-abdominoplasty was drainless which was a huge plus. Dr Epstein's post operative follow up is exceptional. He phoned me several times a day to check on me. The Experel used to numb the tummy seemed to not be working on day 2 post op and I was in a lot of pain. Dr Epstein and Maryann came to my house!! He gave me a local anesthetic to ease my discomfort. He really went above and beyond and that makes him exceptional. I chose Dr Epstein because time he spent with me to educate me on the procedure and because he is cutting edge when it comes to technology offering 4D Vaser. I am ecstatic about my results. Dr Epstein is an exceptional doctor. He is caring, takes great pride in his sculpting abilities and is at the top of cutting edge technology. I highly recommend him. Please read through my journey on Real Self.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

I am still in awe how amazing my breasts look already - Amazing Results - Stony Brook, NY

Dr. Epstein is an amazing, highly skilled, caring doctor. He is a perfectionist who loves what he does and provides us with the most beautiful results. I couldn't be happier with the results.

*Your results may vary. Any specific claims or permanence length of results vary for each patient and are not guaranteed.

Personal Statement

I have been in practice (Plastic Surgery) since 1994 and dual board certified (American Board of Plastic Surgery and American Board of Surgery). I specialize in cosmetic surgery of the face breast and body. I offer breast augmentation with a one day recovery and experienced at VASER 4D Hi Def lipo.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Surgery - General and American Board of Plastic Surgery


American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

Consultation Fee

$150. Consultation fee is applied towards cost of surgery when scheduled.

Awards & Recognition

Professional Recognition:
Developer of numerous surgical instruments for breast and body contouring
Consultant, Canfield Scientific - Vectra (3D breast and body imaging)
Consultant, Allergan, Inc.

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Epstein has hospital affiliations at University Medical Center, Stony Brook, NY St. Catherine's of Sienna Medical Center, Smithtown, NY.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: MD, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, 1984

  • Post-Medical School Training

    General Surgery, University of Cincinnati, 1990
    Plastic Surgery, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State University, 1992
    Burn Research, Shriner's Hospital, Cincinnati, 1988
    Hand surgery, Curtis Hand Center, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 1993
    Microsurgery, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical, Boston, MA, 1994

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Swimming at Beach or Pool After a Tummy Tuck

I agree with the other surgeons. As I no longer use drains and I dress the wounds with dermabond, the wounds are essentially water tight. In these... READ MORE

Is Sheyla Hershey, Biggest Breast Implants in the World, in Danger?

I agree with everyone else. In a nutshell, no good can come of this. No need to repeat what has already been said. READ MORE

Hematoma 16 Days After Breast Augumentation - Will It Go Away?

It is believed that hematoma may contribute to capsule contracture. The longest I had a patient develop hematoma was 14 days. I took the patient back... READ MORE

How Do You Massage Breasts After Breast Augmentation?

This is a perfect example of "ask ten surgeons" get ten differnet answers! There are more than one way to skin a cat, and same applies to getting... READ MORE

Why are doctors not willing to use Exparal Pain Relief?

I was one of the first surgeons on Long Island to use a pain pump for a TT over ten years ago and I swore by them. 1 1/2 years ago i tried Exparel for... READ MORE

Mentor vs. Natrelle Breast Implants

Allergan and Mentor are the two manufacturers of impalnts approved by the FDA for use in this country. I have used both and have no issues with either... READ MORE

I've chosen 304cc natrelle mod+ implants. Are they going to be too wide for my BWD?

Its amazing, ask 10 plastic surgeons, get 10 answers. Will all due respect, I could not disagree more with some comments made here. I am going to give... READ MORE

I am 36B, 115 lbs, and 5'1. Wanting a big c small d. High Profile or Moderate Plus? (photo)

I agree with Dr. Mendoza. Breast augmentation is a large part of my practice and I have never had a patient that I thought would benefit from high or... READ MORE

When Does Swelling After Breast Augmentation Begin to Subside?

Swelling is normal after breast augmentation. It varies among individuals and even among surgeons depending upon how traumatic the technique and... READ MORE

Is the Free Breast Implants Website a Bad Idea?

I never heard of this site until very recently when  a woman came infor a consult and told me she was paying for the implants this way. My staff... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Epstein

Mark D. Epstein, MD has shared 216 before and after pictures with 197 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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Cellulite Treatment Options

Learn your treatment options for getting rid of cellulite. WATCH VIDEO

Learn About the 1-Day Breast Augmentation Recovery Method

Dr. Mark Epstein describes the one-day recovery process, what it is and how he achieves it in contrast to the traditional methods of breast augmentation. WATCH VIDEO

New Silicone Breast Implant Options: Which Are Right for You?

Dr. Mark Epstein discusses the options of using silicone implants, round or shaped. Saline implants are not addressed here. WATCH VIDEO

The Importance of Determining Your Breast Implant Size Before Surgery

Dr. Mark Epstein explains why the operating room is not the place to determine implant size. He discusses strategies to determine implant size before the surgery. WATCH VIDEO

Breast Implant Malposition: How Can It Be Corrected?

Dr. Mark Epstein discusses the different types of malposition, as well as options to treat them. The use of internal scaffolds such as Seri and Galaflex are discussed. WATCH VIDEO

Facial Rejuvenation Without Surgery: What Are My Options?

Dr. Mark Epstein discusses several non-surgical options to rejuvenate the face. Botox, fillers and other treatments such as ThermiTight are discussed. WATCH VIDEO

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*Your results may vary. Any specific claims or permanence length of results vary for each patient and are not guaranteed.