Dr. Steinbrech is a fully-trained Plastic Surgeon, Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgeons under the American Board of Medical Specialties. Dr. Steinbrech specializes in Minimally Invasive Aesthetics. He incorporates this philosophy into all of his surgical and non-surgical techniques.
He has been selected as one of America’s Top Plastic Surgeons by the Consumers’ Research Council of America Surgical Training: Dr. Steinbrech underwent eight years of surgical training at New York University in General Surgery and Plastic and Reconstructive surgery. He was trained in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the prestigious NYU Institute of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. This included training at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital by the icons of the latter part of the 20th century including mentors McCarthy, Aston, Baker, Tabbal, and Pittman.
Dr. Steinbrech has done extensive research, being lead author in ten peer-reviewed publications as well as co-author in over forty others. He has presented his research nationally at conferences including: The American College of Surgeons, The American Society of Plastic Surgeons, The Plastic Surgery Research Council, The Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, the New York Hand Association, The American Cleft Association, The New York Society of Plastic Surgeons, and the Association of Academic Surgeons. He has been awarded grants from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation.
Dr. Steinbrech’s clinical appointments include Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, New York University Downtown Hospital, and Lenox Hill Hospital. Dr. Steinbrech feels very strongly about the education of the next generation of Plastic Surgeons, continuing to instruct the NYU Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residents at Bellevue Hospital and the Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital Fellows.
Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Board of Plastic Surgery under the American Board of Medical Subspecialties, American Medical Association, New York County Medical Society, New York Society of Plastic Surgeons, New York State Medical Society.
He is involved in several philanthropic organizations including Smile Train, The National Foundation for Facial Reconstruction, Rx: Art, and The Lenox Hill House.
Dr. Steinbrech Discusses His Medical Training
Dr. Steinbrech is often invited to lecture at various plastic surgery conferences and meetings, and has presented extensive research at various national plastic surgery conferences. Please see below for a list of upcoming lectures from Dr. Steinbrech.Read More +
High definition liposuction and fat grafting
New York Lenox Hill Hospital
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic
San Diego, California
(CSAPS) 4th Chinese Academic Conference on Adipose Plastic Surgery.
(CSAPS) Keynote Speaker: “BodyBanking: The Power of Lipo Grafting”.
Sponsored by American Society of Plastic Surgeons: PSEN University Professor to speak about men’s aesthetics
New York State Medical License: 205108
United States DEA License: S150AB830
Education & Training
Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital
The Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, New York, New York.
New York University, Department of General Surgery,
Senior categorical resident in General Surgery (PGY 6,7)
Laboratory of Developmental Biology and Repair, NYU, Department of Surgery,
Michael T. Longaker, M.D., Molecular mechanisms of mandibular distraction; Characterization of osteoblast gene expression in vitro
Howard Hughes Institute Research Fellow, Surgery Branch, NCI, NIH,
Steven Rosenberg, M.D., Increasing immunogenicity of tumor cells by MHC class II transfection– a mechanism of tumor vaccines.
NIH Summer Research Fellow, Laboratory of Molecular Cardiology, NHLBI,
Robert Adelstein, M.D., Cloning the genes for myosin in the chick–understanding actin-myosin molecular interactions.
Honors and Distinctions
Howard Hughes/NIH Research Scholarship,
National Institutes of Health
NIH Summer Research Fellowship, NHLBI
National Institutes of Health
Finkbine Award Recipient
University of Iowa
Leadership and Scholarship Award
Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation,
Investigator Grant $4,975.00
“Evaluation of Angiogenesis in distraction using antisense VEGF adenoviruses”
Howard Hughes Medical Institute,
Research Scholarship $27,000.00
“Increasing immunogenicity of tumor cells by genetic manipulation— Douglas S. Steinbrech, M.D. — Page 3 a mechanism of tumor vaccines”
National Institutes of Health
Summer Research Fellowship Grant $3,550.00
“Evaluation of the mechanisms of actin-myosin molecular interactions in the chick”
New York Medical Association
American Medical Association
American College of Surgeons, Resident Member
Association of Academic Surgeons, Resident Member
American Cleft Palate Association, Resident Member
- Kraft B, Steinbrech DS, Yang M, and Soll DR: High frequency switching in Dictyostelium Developmental Biology 130: 198-208, 1988.
- Gilbert SR, Steinbrech DS, Hunninghake GW: Evaluation of Angiotensin Converting Enzyme steady-state mRNA in a murine model of granuloma formation. American Review of Respiratory Disease 141: A867. 1990.
- Gilbert SR, Steinbrech DS, Landas SK, and Hunninghake GW: Amounts of Angiotensin Converting enzyme mRNA reflect the burden of granulomas in granulomatous lung disease. American Review of Respiratory Disease 148: 483-6 1993.
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