Manhattan Facial Plastic Surgeon
969 Park Avenue, Suite 1c
Manhattan, New York 10028 US

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5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

Great Surgeon - Manhattan, NY

I wanted to improve my breathing and my facial features.

5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

Love my New Nose - Dr. took the time to fully explain the procedure - New York, NY

Dr. took the time to fully explain the procedure. He also has excellent communication skills. I was confident going into my procedure, I felt like he wasn't going to promise an unrealistic outcome. I also believe he is very current with his techniques and research - very involved in the medical industry.

5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

What a Positive Experience!

I had a septoplasty and a rhinoplasty performed by {Edited: Provider information appears above the review for registered users} and I can honestly say that I could not have had a more positive experience. I have had a septoplasty done before by a Dr. in MN, and had a really negative surgery, so much so that I had to have it again! The staff was so gracious and helpful, and I always felt...

Asian/augmentation Rhinoplasty - New York

Hi folks i am going to have my augmentation rhinoplasty with dr.w far i had 3 consultation with him and have 1 more pre-surgical consultation.all last 3 consultation he has explained me so details about the surgery/outcomes and i listen his surgical plan very carefully and tring to compare with others surgeons plan.after all the reasearch i have a great feelins and confident that i am...

5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

Introductions - New York, NY

Hello everyone! Tomorrow, September 8, 2013, I will be having a rhinoseptoplasty with Dr. Westreich. It is my first "huge" surgical procedure (in comparison to wisdom teeth surgery lol), and it was one of the biggest decisions of my life. I have a deviated septum, which makes it difficult to breathe. My nose has collapsed on the left side, and is completely blocked on the right. I have...

5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

Day 1 Post OP - New York, NY

Let me begin that I have been reading real self for years, and reading everyone's stories of their plastic surgery journey's . I knew that when I would be getting my nose done - that I too would join the RS community and let all of you both curious and existing RS's about the procedure. I have been wanting to get a nose job for the longest time. I decided it was time to finally get one after...

5 out of 5 stars Nose Surgery

Amazing Doctor - Manhattan, NY

Dr Westreich did an amazing job. He went above and beyond. After weeks of preparation, he said there was much more damage to my nose than expected and he corrected everything that needed to be done. I can finally breathe after all these years. I highly recommend him! Made everything as painless as possible.

5 out of 5 stars Eyelid Surgery

Excellent Surgeon - Manhattan, NY

Dr. Westreich really takes the time to make sure you understand exactly what is going to happen and has an excellent demeanor. He is very calming and very nice person in general, and an excellent surgeon. Would definitely go to him again! The outcome was great. I actually had to stop in after the procedure as I ripped my own stitches and he was available right away and able to put me at ease. He answered all other questions I had. He has a very trustworthy personality and really cares.

5 out of 5 stars Juvederm

1st Time Lip Injection W/Juvederm Volbella: Perfect Results! - New York, NY

I like my lip shape but have wanted them to be a tad fuller although they are not thin. So when I heard of the new Volbella type of Juvederm I wanted to try it. So happy I did! They didn't bruise. It hardly hurt (felt like a pinch.) The result is natural, subtle and no bad swelling even hours later. After doing 1 syringe of Volbella, I decided I wanted my lower lip to be even a tad plumper....

5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

Incredible Surgeon with Incredible Results!

I received a rhinoplasty from Dr. Westreich a little over a year ago and am thrilled with the results. He exceeded expectations on all accounts; his professionalism, care, warm personality and superb skills really stand out and make him a cut above other surgeons. I had three consultations trying to find a surgeon and did extensive research, and I am so happy I made the right choice in...

Personal Statement

Dr. Westreich has focused his practice to aesthetic facial and reconstructive surgery and nasal ENT procedures. Patient education, clear communication, exploring existing options and optimizing results with new and improved techniques are critical components of our consultation process.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and American Board of Otolaryngology


American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS)

Consultation Fee

$250. Includes imaging projections and follow up visits. Complimentary consultations also available

Awards & Recognition

Top Doctor, Castle Connelly, 2014 - 2015
Top Doctor, Castle Connelly, NY Metro area, 2015
Top Doctor, New York Magazine, 2014
RealSelf Top Doctor

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Westreich has hospital affiliations at Lenox Hill Hospital, Mount Sinai Hospital, SUNY Downstate Medical Center.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BA, University of Pennsylvania
    Medical: MD, NYU school of Medicine, with Honors in Cell Biology
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: Otolaryngology, Mount Sinai Medical Center
    Fellowship: Facial Plastic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center

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How to build a better nose

“Don’t make me look like celebrity X” or “I want to look like celebrity Y.”   …are probably the most common statements made by my patients before undergoing rhinoplasty surgery, otherwise known as a nose job.

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Juvederm vs Restylane

Each product has its pros and cons. However, my personal experience has caused me to use Juvederm much more than Restylane. Similarities: Both... READ MORE

When Did Swelling Go Down After Your Rhinoplasty Surgery?

2 weeks after Rhinoplasty is still the infancy of healing. So, try to be optimistic and patient at this stage of the game. Several things should be... READ MORE

How Long Do the Effects of a Lifestyle Lift Last?

In some types of plastic surgery, the length of result is very difficult to quantify. Surgeries, like rhinoplasty and facial implants that change or... READ MORE

Is a Spreader Graft Necessary to Fix Nasal Valve Collapse?

The question you ask is simultaneously both simple and complicated. The essential truth is that both grafts will help with correction of a crooked... READ MORE

African American Rhinoplasty - Black Rhinoplasty

The term "African American rhinoplasty" does not adequately reflect the significant diversity of nasal types that are often found within... READ MORE

What is a Deep Plane Facelift?

The traditional face lift technique, called a SMAS technique, is one in which predominantly the plane of dissection is directly under the skin. The... READ MORE

Is It Possible to Fix Wide, Pig-like Nose?

The nose you describe is typical of many asian patients. However, many different patients of varied ethnicities have issues like the ones you describe... READ MORE

Facial Skin Tightening Options

There are several essential truths that must be stated in order to fully answer this question completely. There is an old saying that states:... READ MORE

How Can I Get Natural-looking Rhinoplasty Results?

Rhinoplasty is an operation that has undergone an evolution over the last decade. Patients and surgeons have an increased awareness of natural results... READ MORE

Will Chin Implant Improve my Profile?

Given the profile view that you submitted, a chin implant would benefit your facial balance tremendously. Your nose seems very well proportioned and... READ MORE

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Surgical and Non-Surgical Options for the Lower Face and Jawline

Dr. Richard Westreich explains who is the best candidate for various procedures, live in Nashville from AAFPRS 2016. WATCH VIDEO

See How an Earlobe Tear is Repaired (GRAPHIC)

Dr. Richard W. Westreich walks through the earlobe repair procedure, methods for correction, as well as how a smooth earlobe contour is achieved. WATCH VIDEO

Rejuvinating the Lower Eyelid Using Fillers

Dr. Richard W. Westreich explains how fillers can help rejuvenate the lower eyelids and reduce the appearance of dark circles. WATCH VIDEO

Botox and Dysport: What are the Differences?

Dr. Richard W. Westreich quickly explains some of the similarities and differences between Botox and Dysport. WATCH VIDEO

Juvederm and Restylane: What are the Differences?

Dr. Richard W. Westreich explains some of the core differences between Restylane and Juvederm, and what each filler is best for. WATCH VIDEO

Natural Nose Jobs That Last — A Doctor's Approach

Dr. Richard W. Westreich his approach to achieving natural-looking results with rhinoplasty and how this approach can allow for longevity. Before and after pictures are shown. WATCH VIDEO

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