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Meet Dr. Joseph J. Rousso

Dr. Joseph J. RoussoDr. Joseph J Rousso is one of a very select class of Double Board Certified Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons in New York City. He is known as one of Manhattan’s Premier Rhinoplasty and Facial Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgeons, with a reputation amongst his colleagues as an expert within the field. Dr. Rousso serves as the Chief of the Division of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at the New York Eye & Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, and as a Clinical Associate Professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
In 2017 Dr. Rousso was selected as a “SuperDoctor” in Plastic Surgery and Head & Neck Surgery. This is the fourth year in a row that  Dr. Rousso has been selected as a New York Super Doctor and Rising Star in Plastic Surgery. He was also selected to be on the Executive Board of the Healing The Children, Northeast chapter, an organization through which he has performed several philanthropic international mission trips.

Dr. Rousso provides a comprehensive approach to patient care with an emphasis on aesthetic form and enhanced function. Each patient is unique and Dr. Rousso applies the art and science of plastic surgery to individually tailor to each patient based on their individual qualities and goals.

Education & Training

Dr. Rousso completed a surgical internship at the Beth Israel Medical Center, followed by a highly coveted residency at the prestigious New York Eye & Ear Infirmary in Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery. He was then one of a handful of surgeons selected to be a fellow of the American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) program. Dr. Rousso received further facial plastic surgery training through the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the New York Center for Facial Plastic & Laser Surgery

Dr. Rousso sees patients in his offices in Manhattan for all aspects of facial plastic & reconstructive surgery. His primary specialties include rhinoplasty, cosmetic surgery of the aging face, minimally invasive facelift procedures, Mohs/Cancer reconstruction of the face, head & neck, cleft lip & palate repair, traumatic injury & plastic closures, corrective speech surgery otoplasty (ear pinning) & reconstruction of congenital ear deformities, functional and cosmetic rhinoplasty and all aspects of minimally invasive facial rejuvenation including injectables.Dr. Joseph J Rousso's certificates

Dr. Joseph J Rousso MD FACS is double board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery. He practices in Manhattan, New York City treating patients from Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island, Bronx, Brooklyn, Westchester, New Jersey, Hudson Valley, as well as patients from all over the US and from around the world.

What our patients are saying

  • Dr. Rousso was spectacular. Smart, listened to my issues, asked a variety of thoughtful questions to help identify and resolve my issue. Would absolutely recommend him to others. He was warm and personable and wonderful that he speaks Spanish. J. B.
  • My son had a cleft lip and now he looks like he never had it! Thank you so much! M. T.
  • Dr. Rousso is absolutely awesome! M. Z.
  • He was super kind and mindful of my comfort!!! Highly recc! G. R.
  • Dr. Rousso took his time and answered all of my questions or concerns. S. S.

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If you or a family member need facial plastic surgery or reconstructive surgery for aesthetic or functional issues in New York City, take the time to meet with Dr. Joseph Rousso for a consultation. His extensive education, experience and talent as a facial plastic surgeon cannot be surpassed, especially when it comes to balanced, natural-appearing results. Contact his office in Manhattan to schedule your consultation.

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Our Patient Reviews

Joseph J. Rousso, MD FACS
4.9 / 5.0

Based on 32 reviews

Nancy M.

They were very professional from the moment I walked in there. The doctor took the time to understand my pain and was ready to help and did a great job.

Lauren S.

Dr Rousso is patient, listens well and explains thoroughly. He has a warm manner and seems very knowledgeable. I highly recommend!

Joseph T.

Very personable doc – at no point in the appointment did I feel rushed. Great staff, too, and I was seen very quickly.

Cassandra F.

I love visits with Dr. Rousso. Always super nice, patient, thorough, and willing to answer any questions I have.

Lisa K.

Professional, informative, and didn't feel rushed. Was able to diagnose my condition.

Antonio V.

Dr Rousso is an excellent doctor, and my visit couldn’t be more pleasant. I highly recommend him.

Aaron B.

It appears Dr. Rousso diagnosed me both quickly and effectively. My symptoms are already clearing up!

Katherine T.

Dr Rousso gave me a great initial consult and a referral to a sinus specialist.