New York Plastic Surgeon
110 E 87th St., Ste. 1C
New York, New York 10128 US

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5 out of 5 stars Restylane Defyne

True Aesthetic Eye

I had some concerns under my eyes and with volume loss in my temple. In addition, I was looking for slightly fuller lips. Dr. Swift injected just the right amount in each area -- precisely, flawlessly, and quickly. Dr. Swift is an amazing injector with a true aesthetic eye. I highly recommend him to anyone!

5 out of 5 stars Liposuction

I highly recommend Dr. Richard Swift

I thoroughly did my research before deciding to have my surgery performed by Dr. Richard Swift. Here are some of the reasons why I chose him - He has been doing this over 20 years, He really cares about the patients. During recovery he called me to see how I am doing. He even came in on his day off to meet with me post surgery. Over the top and not a clock watcher. He is an artist and...

5 out of 5 stars Labiaplasty

Labiaplasty (Bilateral Labia Minora Reduction), Age 29 - New York, NY

I had an amazing experience with Dr. Swift and his team at his practice on the UES. I had been thinking about getting the surgery for about a year and had visited several doctors around NYC for consultations. After speaking with Dr. Swift, I knew that I trusted him to do a great job. I had a small procedure done to the right side of my labia minora to correct the symmetry. The whole process...

5 out of 5 stars Labiaplasty

Ecstatic with my Results - New York

For many years, I have been self conscious of my labia. Growing up, a number of life experiences have solidified my anxiety over my larger-than-average nether regions. My mother had told me it was "ugly". Even after failed attempts at ignoring her, deep down I knew I felt the same. Conceptually, I do believe that every labia is unique--there is no "normal" labia--but nonetheless, I have always...

5 out of 5 stars Liposuction

Lipo Abdomen and Flanks, NO Tummy Tuck, 1 C-section. New York, NY

Dr. Richard Swift is THE BEST!!! As a woman of a certain age no diet & exercise could get rid of my belly fat. It got to the point where I did not recognize my own body anymore. Very upsetting. Now I am about two weeks out and already feel and look 10 years younger! Eternally grateful to NYC premier plastic surgeon, Dr Richard Swift and his amazing patient coordinator Stefanie. Her upbeat...

5 out of 5 stars Injectable Fillers

Mirror, Mirror on The Wall. Whose the Best Plastic Surgeon of All? - New York, NY

I have been a patient of Dr. Richard Swift for three years now. We have been working with fillers and for the first time dermabrasion. First of all, I look and feel amazing. My result is soft and natural. I'm thrilled. But I always am. Dr. Swift is approachable, kind and smart about what he recommends. He spends time with you; that is rare in this world of in and out medicine. He goes over the...

5 out of 5 stars Labiaplasty

28 Years Old, Wanted to Do This for a Long Time and It Was Totally Worth It! - New York

It has been a while now since I wanted to have this procedure done. About a year ago, I was having a drink with my male friend and he was telling me about his experiences with various girls. Out of nowhere, he tells me about a girl whose labia majora was "hanging"- not those exact words, but I knew what he meant! I came home and observed my own and felt so un-pretty down there. I immediately...

5 out of 5 stars Sculptra

Genius with Sculptra. New York City, NY

I am 56 years old, slender and fit and I had noticed in recent years that my face had a drawn, haggard look and lines from my nose to my mouth that I hated! Let's face it-gravity and a few too many late nights coupled with a stressful career had taken their toll. I went to see Dr. Richard Swift, starting a few years ago. After the first treatment I just looked refreshed but after 3 more...

5 out of 5 stars Labiaplasty

19 Years Old, Unilateral Labiaplasty, Virgin, Alone - New York, NY

Ever since I was seven, my left labia has always been a bit bigger than the right side, and to be honest, I was going to perform labiaplasty on myself because it bothered me too much. And I didn't even know that this existed until I spontaneously search for other women with the same problem. I was hesitant on paying $2K+ on this surgery because I am only 19, full-time college student, and...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

51 Year Old Mother of 3, Necessary Muscle Repair, Tummy Tuck, and Lipo - New York, NY

I am 2 1/2 weeks post-op. I have to say...I've wanted to do this for a long time, and just reached the point that it became a necessity. I am the biggest "scaredy-cat" and was not trying to have any surgeries! But, it was impacting my health, and, I did not recognize myself. I did a lot of research, and went to see 3 board certified surgeons. And, my advice to anyone who needs to have this...

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Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery

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Dr. Swift has hospital affiliations at Lenox Hill Hospital.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: Yale University
    Medical: MD, Brown University
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: General Surgery, St. Barnabas Medical Center
    Fellowship: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital

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Very Sensitive Nipples After Breast Augmentation

Increased nipple sensation following breast augmentation can occur and almost always goes away. Because you mention that both nipples are affected, I... READ MORE

Is this normal for holes to be opening up everywhere after breast augmentation? (photos)

Dear Evanae, Thank you for posting your post operative breast augmentation photos with your question. You appear to have an open wound following ... READ MORE

I am 10 days post liposuction of the breasts and abdomen. Any recommendations for lymphatic drainage massage in NYC?

Dear Lisa, Thank you for your interesting question. Congratulations on your liposuction surgery. It is normal to expect some soreness and sweling only... READ MORE

What treatments can I get to help the wrinkles on my face? (photo)

Thank you for posting your interesting question with a photo. It appears that your have some fine lines around your eyes that would improve with BOTOX... READ MORE

Underwent Smart Lipo on flanks and abdomen 2 years ago. Lipo or TT? (Photo)

Thank you for posting your photos with you questions. It appears that you would benefit from a thorough secondary liposuction of your abdomen and... READ MORE

What specific fitness exercises should I avoid pre breast augmentation?

Thank you for posting your interesting question. It does not matter what chest exercises you do before breast augmentation, only what exercises that ... READ MORE

What is the best facelift for me which will give long term results? (Photos)

Dear Lulu, Thank you for posting your photos with your interesting questions. Most of the patients who come to see me look good, but want to look even... READ MORE

Does Arm Lipo leave noticeable scars?

Thank you for posting your interesting question. Arm liposuction is performed using two 5mm incisions. One incision is placed by your underarm and t... READ MORE

26 yo looking for BA - do I need lift or could I get away with just implants? (photos)

Thank you for posting your photos with your interesting question. It appears that you have some breast asymmetry and your larger right breast has a ... READ MORE

Would liposuction help me? (Photos)

Dear Glittergirl, Thank you for posting your photos with your interesting question. I commend you for getting back into shape and for wanting to... READ MORE

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