Christine H. Rohde, MD

Christine H. Rohde, MD Specialties: Cancer Care, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Christine H. Rohde, MD
Specialties: Cancer Care, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
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Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors


CUIMC/Milstein Hospital Building
177 Ft. Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
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About Christine H. Rohde, MD

Dr. Christine Rohde is the Chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery at Columbia. She graduated from Harvard Medical School in 2000. Following her medical school education, she began her general surgery training at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. After three years of general surgery training, Dr. Rohde accepted a plastic and reconstructive surgery residency position at Montefiore Medical Center. Interested in microsurgery, Dr. Rohde completed a microsurgical fellowship at New York University Medical School's Institute of Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery in 2006. Her research focuses primarily on outcomes of plastic surgical interventions, particularly as they relate to cancer reconstruction and post-surgical care. In 2013, Dr. Rohde graduated from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health with a Masters in Public Health, focusing on comparative effectiveness research.

A highly skilled clinician, researcher and teacher, Dr. Rohde is trained in the diagnosis and treatment of the full range of plastic reconstructive and aesthetic surgery, specializing in microsurgery, abdominal wall reconstruction, body contouring, cosmetic surgery, and breast, trauma, and cancer reconstruction. She has numerous publications and presentations in the field of plastic surgery, and is a frequently-requested speaker. She has also been seen on the Carol Alt FoxNews Show, "A Healthy You" and WABC, discussing her research and breast cancer reconstruction.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester


  • Blepharoplasty

  • Body Contouring

  • Botulinum Toxin (Botox Injection)

  • Breast Augmentation

  • Breast Cancer

  • Breast Reconstruction

  • Breast Reduction

  • Brow Lift

  • Collagen Injections

  • Cosmetic Eye Surgery

  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery

  • Cosmetic Fillings

  • Liposuction

  • Mastopexy/Breast Lift

  • Microsurgery

  • Otoplasty

  • Post Bariatric Surgery

  • Reconstructive Microsurgery

  • Reconstructive Surgery

  • Restylane

  • Rhinoplasty

  • Rhytidectomy

  • Trauma Reconstruction


  • Fellowship: New York University Medical Center
  • Internship: Brigham & Women's Hospital - Harvard
  • Medical School: Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • Residency: Brigham & Women's Hospital - Harvard
  • Residency: Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx,NY

Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • Chinese
  • Spanish

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  • 2008 Invited Lecturer in the Annual Meeting of Breast Cancer in Women of Color, “Breast Reconstruction: Fitting It All In”, New York
  • 2007 Invited Lecturer in the Patient Safety in Cosmetic Surgery Meeting, “Patient Safety in Circumferential Abdominoplasty Procedures”, New York
  • 2006 Best Clinical Research Presentation, Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, NYU Medical Center
  • 2005 Leo M. Davidoff Award: For outstanding achievement in the teaching of medical students at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
  • Albert Schweitzer Fellowship: Surgical experience at the Schweitzer Hospital in Gabon, Central Africa.
  • Joseph Collins Scholarship: Awarded for academic achievement, good moral character, and interest in cultural pursuits outside of medicine.
  • United States-Europe Medical Educational Exchange (US-EUMEE), Health Care Policy
  • Fellowship: Compared German and American health care systems as part of an international exchange sponsored by HMS and Ludwig-Maximillian University in Munich, Germany.
  • AAAS Mass Media Fellowship: Highly competitive program that gives scientists the opportunity to work in journalism