Aging of the face involves a loss of fat which causes wrinkles that result in sunken temples, hollow cheeks, deeper frown and smile lines, thinner lips and a smaller chin. Lipo fat transplantation is a procedure in which fat is removed from the patient's buttocks, abdomen or thighs and injected into the face. A large percentage of the fat transferred "takes" to form a permanent graft in the patient's body. This fat is used to fill in the wrinkles. Fat Transfer surgery is performed in an outpatient basis with local anesthesia and usually takes about 90 minutes. Patients can usually return to work within a few days, although swelling may take longer to subside.Request a Consultation
Dr. David K. Funt is a respected New York plastic surgeon and recognized as one of the best plastic surgeons in New York. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgeons and an active member of the New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons practicing plastic and cosmetic surgery on Long Island, New York in Woodmere County. As a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), he is among a select group of Board Certified Plastic Surgeons who have attained the highest level of achievement in cosmetic surgical training and clinical experience.
American Board of Plastic Surgery American College of Surgeon American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgeon Nassau Academy of Medicine Nassau County Medical Society New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons Medical Society of the State of New York
Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, David K. Funt's Woodmere, Long Island office is a fully accredited out-patient facility. Meaning, all procedures are performed on site in his Woodmere (Nassau County) Long Island office.
Dr. Funt is a recognized expert in areas including breast augmentation (breast implants), breast reduction and breast lift procedures. He also performs a full range of other procedures from facelifts to abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), liposuction, and chin implants to cosmetic procedures such as Botox injections, chemical peels, laser resurfacing, and Restylane facial filler injections; just to name a few.
MEDICAL SCHOOL George Washington University School of Medicine , M.D.
POST GRADUATE TRAINING 1979-1983 Resident in General Surgery Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine Bronx, New York
1981 Junior Microvascular Fellow Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center Bronx, New York
1983-1985 Resident in Plastic Surgery Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine Bronx, New York
1983 Burn Fellow Bronx Municipal Hospital Bronx, New York
BOARD CERTIFICATION American Board of Plastic Surgery
SOCIETIES AND MEMBERSHIPS American Board of Plastic Surgery American College of Surgeon American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgeon Nassau Academy of Medicine Nassau County Medical Society New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons Medical Society of the State of New York
AWARDS Certificate of Advanced Education in Cosmetic Surgery, 1989
ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS Assistant Clinical Professor in Plastic Surgery Albert Einstein College of Medicine Bronx, New York
HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS Attending Plastic Surgeon Weyler Hospital Albert Einstein College of Medicine Bronx, New York
Attending Plastic Surgeon Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center Bronx, New York
Attending Plastic Surgeon South Nassau Communities Hospital Oceanside, New York
Attending Plastic Surgeon North Shore University Hospital Manhasset, New York
RESEARCH Isolation and Characterization of Acetycholine Receptors in Rat Diaphragm Muscle. 1974-1975 - Cornell University.
The Effects of Preliminary Denervation on the Functional Recovery of Free Muscle Transplants. 1981-1984 - Montefiore Hospital and MEdical Center. Presented at The New York Regional Society for Plastic Surgery of the Hand; May 1984.
Plastic Surgery Education Foundation, 1982.
LICENSURE New York State