Salvatore A. Farruggio, MD, FACS – Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
Dr. Salvatore Farruggio received his Bachelor of Science degree from Villanova University then completed medical school at New York Medical College graduating in 1988. He subsequently trained 5 years in general surgery at Westchester County Medical Center in Valhalla, New York. Following this he finished his rigorous training in plastic surgery at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. His plastic surgery fellowship included cosmetic surgery training at the prestigious Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.
Dr. Farruggio is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgery. Board certification is the “quality control” of plastic surgery. This difficult rite of passage is not achieved by every plastic surgeon. Many doctors never make it or require several attempts to prove their knowledge, ability and even ethics before a board of prominent plastic surgeons serving as The Board. Dr. Farruggio passed it on his first attempt and has remained a member in good standing ever since. He is also, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Farruggio is trained in all aspects of plastic surgery and specializes in body contouring and facial plastic surgery. He has extensive experience for over the past 20 years which allows him to utilize the latest techniques in cosmetic surgery. He performs most cosmetic surgical procedures in his state-of-the-art certified operating suites in both Hartsdale and Manhattan offices.