Chelsea is a neighborhood on the West Side of Manhattan in New York City. Its boundaries include West 14th-34th Streets and 7th Ave to the Hudson River. Chelsea is surrounded by Hell’s Kitchen, Hudson Yards, Garment District, Midtown South, West Village, and other popular areas.
Named after the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London, England, Chelsea also contains a historic district designated by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, which was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1977. The diverse residential neighborhood is part of Manhattan’s art district and home to ethnic retail businesses, a booming LGBTQ community, and more than 200 galleries. The area is full of walkable eateries, attractions, shops, and performing art venues.
Where to Eat in Chelsea
Chelsea is a bustling area that offers vast and diverse dining options. Residents and visitors can find just about any food to feed a craving. Popular restaurants include Chelsea Brewing Company, Empire Diner, Cafeteria, and Frying Pan. Grab Mexican at Los Tacos or Los Mariscos, American at Motel Morris or Cookshop, Middle Eastern at Miznon, Japanese at Momoya or Sushi Seki, and Australian at Citizens of Chelsea.
What to Do in Chelsea
Chelsea is well known for its nightlife and has many bars, galleries, and performing art venues to see the work of emerging artists. One of its most popular attractions is The High Line, a 1.45-mile park built on an old railroad track. It has more than 500 plant species, public art projects, solo artists and performers, and an amphitheater. You can also check out:
- Rubin Museum of Art: An experience dedicated to ideas, cultures, and art of the Himalayan regions. It has more than 3,800 objects and in-depth information.
- David Zwirner Gallery: One of the world’s most impressive contemporary art galleries with more than 60 showcased artists and estates.
- The Gansevoort Market: Multiple vendors serving a wide variety of food all in one place. Try a sweet treat or hearty meal, and then take a walk through the market to learn about its rich history.
- Chelsea Market: It spans 1.2 million square feet of commercial space, taking up more than an entire city block. It has an industrial design and is filled with shops and eateries.
- Chelsea Piers: This complex sits on the Hudson River and offers 25 sports like rock climbing, gymnastics, golf, batting, bowling, and more.
Plastic Surgery Services in Chelsea
Gotham Plastic Surgery is a distinguished plastic surgery center in Manhattan, New York. Led by Dr. Philip Miller, Gotham Plastic Surgery creates unparalleled results through innovative techniques, advanced technology, and decades of experience.
Dr. Miller is a double-board certified in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery and head and neck surgery. He is considered one of the country’s experts in rhinoplasty and facial rejuvenation. He creates personalized treatment plans to achieve stunning and natural-looking results.
Schedule a Consultation with a Plastic Surgeon in Chelsea
Enjoy all Chelsea and the greater Manhattan area offers while feeling comfortable and confident in your skin. Contact Gotham Plastic Surgery to schedule a consultation and learn more about how we can help you achieve healthy and younger-looking skin.
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Plastic Surgery from Head to Toe
At Gotham Plastic Surgery, we create custom treatment plans that combine minimally-invasive techniques and advanced technology to help patients achieve the best version of themselves. Our unique NatraFace™ approach addresses both restorative and transformative changes.
Gotham’s expert physicians perform advanced surgical and non-surgical procedures that smooth the skin around the eyes to give patients a refreshed look. Our custom NatraEye™ technique combines the use of chemical peels, lasers, eyelash enhancement, and injectables with precision procedures, including:
Our esteemed surgeons utilize the NatraNose™ technique to bring together innovative artistry and unparalleled skill to deliver results that look natural, improve nasal function, and help achieve each patient’s aesthetic goals.
Regardless of your aesthetic goals, Gotham has the skill and technique required for the breast procedure that suits you. Whether adding symmetry or restoring the breast following a mastectomy, Gotham provides patients with enhanced feminine contours and improved body proportions.
Patients from all over the world have undergone amazing body transformation at Gotham, enjoying slimmer bodies with satisfying contours. Our advanced physicians apply their skill and expert technique to precisely sculpt other areas of the body, including the cheeks, chin, buttocks, hips, love handles, knees, upper arms, thighs, and even the neck.
- Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)
- Revision Tummy Tuck
- Liposuction (Lipoplasty or Lipectomy)
- Body Banking
Known for our flawless techniques and a range of skincare options, Gotham Plastic Surgery has all the tools necessary for complete, natural, and comprehensive rejuvenation. As part of a customized treatment plan, these procedures can be performed standalone or in combination with surgical procedures for even more impressive results.
- Dermal Fillers: Juvéderm®, Restylane
- Volume Restoration: Voluma®, BodyBanking®
- Neuromodulators: Botox®, Dysport®, Xeomin®
- Laser Procedures
- Scar Reduction
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The Plastic Surgery Podcast with Dr. Philip Miller
Tune into The Plastic Surgery Podcast, hosted by facial plastic surgeon Dr. Philip Miller. Dr. Miller is here to answer your questions, de-mystify plastic surgery, and help you feel more knowledgeable and empowered about any procedure performed at our center.
Episode 44: My First Time8 min
Episode 43: Top 10 Reasons Not To Get A Rhinoplasty ( Plastic Surgery)20 min
Episode 42 : Osteomas & Lipomas11 min
Episode 41: All Ears Considered!8 min
Episode 40: Infrared Light Therapy9 min
Episode 39: Beauty, the Plateau6 min
Episode 38: Botox and Dermal Fillers3 min
Episode 37: Cost of Rhinoplasty1 min
Episode 36: Different Types of Nasal Surgeries3 min
Episode 35: Do You Have to Break the Nose for Rhinoplasty?2 min
Episode 34: Do You Have to Stay Overnight After Having a Rhinoplasty?2 min
Episode 33: Don't Have a Rhinoplasty!2 min
Episode 32: Endonasal or External1 min
Episode 31: Are You a Candidate?2 min
Episode 31: Asian Nose Job3 min
Episode 30: In The Office17 min
Episode 29: Can My Nose be Made Smaller?4 min
Episode 28: Can't Breath Through Nose3 min
Episode 27: Chin Implants - Mentoplasty2 min
Episode 26: Columellar Struts23 sec
Episode 25: Common Terms5 min
Episode 24: Connection Between Facial Resurfacing and Tattooing5 min
Episode 23: The Sooner, The Better?4 min
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