David M. Otterburn, M.D., FACS

David M. Otterburn, M.D., FACS

David M. Otterburn, M.D., FACS
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Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors


525 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065

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  • Aetna - NYP
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield Healthplus
  • Oxford Health Plans

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About David M. Otterburn, M.D., FACS

A board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Otterburn has received numerous honors and awards in academics, teaching and research. He received his B.A. in political science with honors from Rutgers University while entering into the BA/MD program at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. After completing his general surgery residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, plastic surgery residency at Emory University and microsurgery fellowship at New York University Medical Center, he joined the faculty at Weill Cornell Medicine in 2011. He served as Associate Program Director for 8 years before assuming the Directorship in 2019. His research interests include outcomes research in breast reconstruction, orthoplastics, neuroplastics, wound healing and peripheral nerve reconstruction.


  • Abdominal Plastic Surgery

  • Blepharoplasty

  • Body Contouring

  • Botox Injection

  • Breast Augmentation

  • Breast Reconstruction With DIEP Free Flap

  • Breast Reconstruction With SIEA Free Flap

  • Breast Reduction

  • Brow Lift

  • Cosmetic Surgery

  • Facelifts

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery

  • Plastic Cosmetic Surgery

  • Reconstructive Microsurgery

  • Restylane

  • Rhinoplasty


  • Degrees: Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  • Degrees: Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey
  • Fellowship: Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Internship: Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Medical School: Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Residency: Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • English