Dr. Allen D. Rosen: Reconstructive Surgery for Charity

By Michelle Alford on September 3, 2010 in Heroes
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h20Allen D. Rosen, M.D., has been practicing medicine for over twenty years. He received his doctorate from SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine and completed his residency at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center. In addition to being board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, he has a Certificate of Advanced Education in Cosmetic Surgery and a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Hand Surgery.

Dr. Rosen is currently the medical director at The Plastic Surgery Group and theNorth Fullerton Surgery Center, as well as an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Division of Plastic Surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He’s also a spokesperson for the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons.

Dr. Rosen has appeared on CBS, NBC, MTV, Good Morning America, and Eyewitness News. He’s also been featured in the Washington TimesWall Street JournalShapeSelf, and Allure. Both New York Magazine and New Jersey Monthly Magazine have listed him as one of the best local plastic surgeons.

The media is full of both women and men with unachievable beauty. According to Dr. Rosen, plastic surgeons regularly consult with patients who have unrealistic expectations of what can be done with plastic surgery. Other potential patients want to make changes that they’ll regret in the long run. He believes that it is the plastic surgeon’s job to help patients make the right choices when considering surgery.

Patients should consider nonsurgical methods first. Having surgery is a major step. Dr. Rosen recommends researching all options. If nonsurgical methods don’t work, then pursue surgical methods.

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