David Cangello, MD, Director of Plastic Surgery
Dermatology, Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery in New York City (NYC) and Manhattan
Dr. David Cangello is trained in plastic and reconstructive surgery and is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Cangello's demanding education at some of the nation's top schools set the bar of excellence that has been the hallmark of his subsequent career and philosophy.
Dr. Cangello completed his residency in general surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City and a residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at Temple University in Philadelphia.
Plastic Surgery Philosophy: A Science—and an Art
All of his life, Dr. Cangello enjoyed a passion for both the sciences and the arts. As a student, he excelled academically and received scholastic awards for sketches and paintings he created. He was attracted to cosmetic surgery because of its focus not just on medical science and technical expertise, but also because of the level of artistic intuition demanded. He has mastered the ability to understand and visualize patients’ needs and knows how to make necessary changes to dramatically improve the natural qualities of their features.
He is Clinical Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery at New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical College and an Attending Plastic Surgeon at Lenox Hill Hospital and Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital. Dr. Cangello teaches the art of cosmetic surgery to plastic surgery residents from NYU, Cornell and the prestigious MEETH hospitals in New York. He is frequently called upon for his expert opinion by media outlets regarding topics in plastic surgery and he is an investigator in numerous research trials aimed at the advancement of techniques in cosmetic surgery. He is committed to giving each of his patients the time and skill needed to bring about the most beautiful results.