Personal Statement

Dr. Mark Erlich is one of the first physicians to recognize the value of computerized imaging in the field of plastic surgery and helped pioneer its use in facial plastic surgery. Dr. Erlich has also been recognized for using special botanical and homeopathic compounds to help expedite post-surgical healing.

Having performed thousands of operations in the past 21 years, Dr. Mark Erlich is an acknowledged authority in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He has lectured widely in the U.S. and Europe, and has been featured in numerous magazines and newspapers as well as appearing on radio and television in the United States, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Dr. Erlich has served as a consultant to the Malpractice Panel of the Supreme Court of the State of New York.

Case Studies
Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)

Tummy Tuck
Performed By - Dr. Mark A. Erlich, MD

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  • Cosmetic Surgeons
  • Facial Plastic Surgeons
  • Plastic Surgeons

Dr. Erlich was born and educated in New York City. He attended the City College of New York, graduating with high honors in 1972. He was a member of the scholastic honor society, won special honors for biological research, and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Dr. Erlich attended Medical School at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and trained in General Surgery at the Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center.

His medical school training was followed by a year of clinical research and a fellowship in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Erlich received three additional years of specialty training in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Mount Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Erlich has achieved specialty board certification from the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the American Board of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, and the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery.



  • On Medical Staff of Mount Sinai Hospital
  • New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
  • Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital
  • Long Island College Hospital
  • Clinical Assistant Professor at New York Medical College
  • Clinical Assistant Professor at Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
  • Clinical Instructor at Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • President of the New York Facial Plastic Surgery Society

    Dr. Erlich is very actively involved in the training of medical students, surgical residents, and practicing plastic surgeons.

  • Fellow of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • European Academy of Cosmetic Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Cosmetic Surgery
  • International Society of Cosmetic Surgery
  • American Society of Liposuction Surgery
  • American Medical Association
  • International College of Surgeons
  • New York Academy of Sciences
  • American Rhinologic Society
  • American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery
  • Fellow of the Skin Cancer Foundation

The majority of cosmetic surgery is elective, so insurance plans don't usually cover it. But there are exceptions. If your procedure is medically indicated, some portion of the cost may be covered. Our office accepts insurance in applicable cases and will, if you wish, contact your insurance company to find out if your procedure will be covered.

Financing is available. Please contact our office for complete details.

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