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Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Michelle Yagoda - NYC Facial Plastic Surgeon

Academic Appointments / Teaching Affiliations
  • New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, NY
    • Associate Adjunct Attending/Clinical Instructor, Facial Plastic Surgery and Otolaryngology, 1995-present
  • Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY
    • Adjunct Attending and Clinical Instructor, 1996-present
  • Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, New York, NY
    • Assistant Attending and Clinical Instructor, 1996-present
Education / Training
  • Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, New York, NY
    • Chief Resident, Otolaryngology, 1993 – 1995
  • Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, New York, NY
    • Resident, Otolaryngology, 1991 – 1993
  • Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY
    • Resident, General Surgery, 1990 – 1991
  • Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY
    • Intern, General Surgery, 1989 – 1990
  • Boston University Six-Year Medical Program, Boston. MA
    • Combined BA-MD, 1982 – 1989
Academic Honors / Distinctions
  • Patent Holder – United States Patent Office – for BeautyScoop
  • Magna Cum Laude – Boston University Combined BA-MD Program
  • United States Presidential Scholar
  • United States Patentee, U.S. Patent No. 8,329,642 B1
  • Honorarium in Otolaryngology Research
  • Johns Hopkins University Scholars’ Program
  • 2017 Doctors Choice Award Top 100 Plastic Surgeons
  • Top New York Plastic Surgeon – 2016, 2015
  • Gordon Johnson Memorial Scholarship Science Award
  • American Legion Award – Leadership and Community Service
  • Academic Excellence in Spanish
  • Who’s Who in Wellness – Top Integrative, Holistic and Anti-Aging Doctors Around the World
Professional Organizations / Elective Offices
  • Diplomate, Federation of State Licensure: June, 1989
  • Junior Fellow, International College of Surgeons
  • Medical Advisory Board, United Healthcare and Oxford Healthcare
  • Medical Director, Brooklyn Youth Chorus
  • Associate Member, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
  • Committee Member, FACE-TO-FACE: The National Domestic Violence Project
  • Committee Member, Women in Otolaryngology
  • Associate Member, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
  • Chairwoman, Public Relations Committee of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Associate Member, New York Facial Plastic Surgery Society
Current Research Projects
  • ResolutionMD-Opus Skincare, on-going
    • The combined effects a patented, topical retinol-based hair booster and topical minoxidil on hair growth in women; and, the combined effects a patented beauty nutritional supplement, with a patented, topical retinol-based hair booster and topical minoxidil on hair growth in women.
  • SUNY Downstate and Yale University Medical Center, February-August 2010
    • The effects of ingestible peptides and lipids on hair growth in women.
  • Lenox Hill Hospital, January 1995 – present
    • A new hand-held instrument (trademark and patent pending) for use by the non-ophthalmologist in screening corneas of patients before and after blepharoplasty.
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, July 1993 – 1996
    • Subcellular changes in cell differentiation as a biomarker for malignant transformation. Correlation of immunohistochemical changes in cytokeratins (a marker of cell differentiation status) to spectral patterns in cellular autofluorescence (a new, non-invasive diagnostic modality).
  • Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, September 1993 – 1996
    • The effects of intranasal steroids on intraoccular pressure.
Other
  • Licenses: New York, New Jersey, Florida, California
  • Languages: English, Spanish, Italian, Hebrew