Lisa Gfrerer, M.D., Ph.D.

Lisa Gfrerer, M.D., Ph.D.

Lisa Gfrerer, M.D., Ph.D.
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506 Sixth Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215
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About Lisa Gfrerer, M.D., Ph.D.

Lisa Gfrerer is Assistant Professor in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM). She received her MD degree at the Medical School of Vienna prior to completing a PhD in Genetics at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute. She graduated from the Harvard Integrated Plastic Surgery Residency Program, and completed the Advanced Peripheral Nerve and Microsurgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). Clinically, her focus is peripheral nerve surgery including headache surgery, breast reinnervation, as well as advanced nerve reconstruction for restoration of motor and sensory function after iatrogenic and accidental injury. She has built a multi- institutional research program for headache surgery, breast/chest reinnervation, as well as functional nerve disorders and nerve pain. As an affiliate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) she has further focused on innovation and device development to enhance peripheral nerve regeneration. Lastly, she is on the board of the Migraine Surgery Society and has served on the board of the American Society of Plastic Surgery. She is an active member of the American Society of Peripheral Nerve.


  • Abdominoplasty

  • Blepharoplasty

  • Body Contouring

  • Botulinum Toxin (Botox Injection)

  • Breast Augmentation

  • Breast Implant Reconstruction

  • Breast Reconstruction

  • Breast Reconstruction Surgery

  • Breast Reconstruction With DIEP Free Flap

  • Breast Reconstruction With Free Flap

  • Breast Reconstruction With Implants

  • Breast Reconstruction With SIEA Free Flap

  • Breast Reduction

  • Brow Lift

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

  • Cosmetic Surgery

  • Diabetic Neuropathy

  • Facelifts

  • Gender-Affirming Surgery

  • Head and Neck Reconstruction

  • Headache

  • Injection, Botulinum Toxin

  • Juvederm Fillers

  • Liposuction

  • Mastectomy Reconstruction

  • Mastectomy With Breast Reconstruction

  • Microsurgery

  • Neck Lift

  • Nerve Blocks

  • Neuroma

  • Neuropathy, Peroneal Nerve

  • Occipital Neuralgia

  • Onco-Plastic Surgery

  • Orthoplastic Reconstruction

  • Otoplasty For Prominent Ear Correction

  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery

  • Reconstruction of Abdominal Wall

  • Reconstructive Microsurgery

  • Rhinoplasty

  • Sciatic Nerve

  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

  • Trigeminal Neuralgia

  • Ulnar Nerve Decompression at the Elbow


  • Degrees: Harvard College
  • Degrees: Medical University of Vienna (Austria)
  • Degrees: University of Vienna (Austria)

Languages Spoken

  • English