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Manhattan, New York 10028 US
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5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

Great Surgeon - Manhattan, NY

Dr. W is dedicated to giving the best possible care to his patients. Not only does he care about improving his patient's aesthetics, but he focuses on improving the functionality and quality of life. It is very rare to find a plastic surgeon who is as equally skilled at both.

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 soon.so 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

Dr. Westreich is an amazing person, and an immensely skilled surgeon. Choosing to undergo surgery is a very personal decision, and Dr. Westreich, Lauren, and Ossie made the process as easy as possible. Everyone was attentive, helpful, and kind. I selected Dr. Westreich because he is double-board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology. He is experienced, and undeniably, an expert in his field. Furthermore, he made me feel safe, he is a patient advocate (I had a few problems with my insurance covering the surgery), and he clearly loves his job. Having a septorhinoplasty is long and a difficult journey (because of the healing time), but one that has been well worth it. My results are truly remarkable. I no longer have a deviated septum, I can breathe, and simply put, my nose is perfect. I really couldn't be any happier. I am beyond lucky to have chosen such a phenomenal surgeon for my septorhinoplasty. I highly recommend him!

5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

Day 1 Post OP - New York, NY

I already knew of a plastic surgeon who came highly recommended. I reached out for him, when he honestly informed me that he doesnt really specialize in rhinoplasty. He told me to contact Dr. Westreich ( he highly recommended). My friend and I booked a consultation- and loved him. I immediately felt comfortable and at ease with him- so confident in Dr Westreich, that my friend and I didnt even feel the need to see other doctors. We booked the surgery for March 11th.

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 Rhinoplasty

Great Doctor, Great Results- Have recommended him to all Family and Friends!

I had been to multiple doctors for issues with breathing/deviated septum and the bump on my nose. I had never really felt comfortable with any of them until Dr. Westreich. He was caring, honest, funny, knowledgable, professional, and really passionate about his work. He treated me and my fiancé like people and not just another number or sale (which is what I felt like at a lot of other ...

2 out of 5 stars Juvederm

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Poor filler results; bruising (somewhat common), lumps that did not go away. The techniques used were not as professional as that of other injectors. While bruising is common, the lumps were a big concern and problem for me. The follow up was very poor from the office staff. Office staff would not call back at times, even after problem areas were brought to their attention.

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

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

Memberships

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

Awards:
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.

Education

  • 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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Crooked Nose or Uneven Swelling After Rhinoplasty?

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Facial Skin Tightening Options

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Before and After Photos by Dr. Westreich

Richard W. Westreich, MD has shared 66 before and after pictures with 297 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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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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