PRESS & AWARDS

Dr. Zuckerman has been featured in the media many times and has been the recipient of plastic surgery and medicine awards throughout his training and career.

MEDIA & PATIENT RECOGNITION OF DR. ZUCKERMAN’S WORK

Medial outlets including Cosmopolitan, The New York Times Magazine, New York Post, Reader’s Digest, ABC, CBS, The Doctors have featured or interviewed Dr. Zuckerman on various plastic surgery topics including liposuction, cosmetic breast surgery, new techniques using Botox and Juvederm, and more. Plastic surgery is a fast-moving field where new treatments become available multiple times per year. Dr. Zuckerman feels it is important to avoid sensationalizing aesthetic treatments and to educate the public with his views, as a properly credentialed expert in the field.

Dr. Zuckerman has also been recognized for his commitment to patient care and excellence in medicine receiving the following awards: The New York Times Magazine SuperDoctor Selection 2014-2017 (3 Years in a Row), RealSelf Top Doctor, Vitals.com Patients’ Choice Awards (Top 5% of doctors nationally), Selected as an Active Member of The Aesthetic Society, Selected as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Board of Trustees Award for Graduating First in Medical Class, and others listed below.

Dr. Zuckerman discussing liposuction for The Plastic Surgery Channel at the annual meeting of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

Featured Press Coverage, Media Appearances, & Awards

Dr. Zuckerman was interviewed on nipple piercings, their implications for breastfeeding, and why cosmetic plastic surgery intervention may be required to remove them.Dr. Zuckerman was interviewed on nipple piercings, their implications for breastfeeding, and why cosmetic plastic surgery intervention may be required to remove them.

16 Things You Should Know Before Getting a Nipple Piercing



Dr. Zuckerman was selected as a SuperDoctor for New York state for plastic surgery. This selection is Dr. Zuckerman's third year in a row and recognizes him as one of the best plastic surgeons in New York.

Dr. Zuckerman Selected as a SuperDoctor for New York State 2017


Dr. Zuckerman was selected as a SuperDoctor for New York state for plastic surgery. This selection is Dr. Zuckerman’s third year in a row and recognizes him as one of the best plastic surgeons in New York.


Dr. Zuckerman discusses the fact that liposuction is not a shortcut to weight loss. It is a sculpturing tool best used to shape and contour targeted problem areas with excess, stubborn fat.

50 Things Your Doctor Wishes You Knew About Losing Weight



Dr. Zuckerman was quoted on the use of Kybella to eliminate submental, under the chin, fat. He also opined on how an angular jaw line is essential to societal classical perceptions of facial beauty.

The Nonsurgical Procedure Plus-Size Models Are Frequently Requesting


Dr. Zuckerman was quoted on the use of Kybella to eliminate submental, under the chin, fat. He also opined on how an angular jaw line is essential to societal classical perceptions of facial beauty.


For Mothers' Day, Dr. Zuckerman introduced two of his patients to the New York Post who were interviewed and said how much they enjoy their experience at Dr. Zuckerman's office.

Forget Mani-Pedis — Now Moms and Daughters Bond over Botox


For Mothers’ Day, Dr. Zuckerman introduced two of his patients to the New York Post who were interviewed and said how much they enjoy their experience at Dr. Zuckerman’s office.


Dr. Zuckerman was selected as a SuperDoctors ® and New York Times Magazine Rising Star for Plastic Surgery for 2016. The third year in a row Dr. Zuckerman was selected.

Dr. Zuckerman Selected as a SuperDoctor for New York State 2016



Dr. Zuckerman was on this episode of The Doctors for a preoperative evaluation of a severe burn victim who requires a complex plastic surgery reconstruction.

Dr. Zuckerman Appears on The Doctors TV Show on CBS


Dr. Zuckerman was on this episode of The Doctors for a preoperative evaluation of a severe burn victim who requires a complex plastic surgery reconstruction.


On News12, Dr. Zuckerman discusses the risk of plastic surgery performed internationally after a young NYC woman dies shortly after a routine cosmetic surgery procedure, a tummy tuck, in the Dominican Republic.

The Dangers of International Plastic Surgery


On News12, Dr. Zuckerman discusses the risk of plastic surgery performed internationally after a young NYC woman dies shortly after a routine cosmetic surgery procedure, a tummy tuck, in the Dominican Republic.


On the CBS Talk Show Exit 10/55, Dr. Zuckerman discusses breast cancer and breast reconstruction in advance of the annual Breast Cancer Summit.

Dr. Zuckerman Appears on CBS Talk Show to Discuss Breast Cancer Summit



Dr. Zuckerman spoke on behalf of Rep. Maloney's sponsored legislation proposed to ban minors from using tanning beds, which can be 10x-15x more intense than the midday sun.

Dr. Zuckerman & Rep. Maloney Advocate for Her Tanning Beds Legislation


Dr. Zuckerman spoke on behalf of Rep. Maloney’s sponsored legislation proposed to ban minors from using tanning beds, which can be 10x-15x more intense than the midday sun.


Dr. Zuckerman opines on the trend of

Dr. Zuckerman Discusses Plastic Surgery Trophy Husbands on Fox5


Dr. Zuckerman opines on the trend of  “Trophy Husbands” where men undergo plastic surgery on Fox5 News.


ABC News reports on Dr. Zuckerman and his team as they prepare for a medical mission to Afghanistan to aid burn victims.

Dr. Zuckerman on ABC News in Advance of a Planned Medical Mission to Afghanistan



Dr. Zuckerman was named a Top Doctor by realself.com, a portal focused on cosmetic surgery and injectables treatments including tummy tuck surgery, breast augmentation, Botox, and more.

Dr. Zuckerman named a RealSelf Top Doctor


Dr. Zuckerman was named a Top Doctor by realself.com, a portal focused on cosmetic surgery and injectables treatments.


WebMD print magazine's Sept 2017 issue featured an article with Q&A from Dr. Zuckerman on face lift surgery.

Q&A with Dr. Zuckerman on Face Lift Surgery


WebMD print magazine’s Sept 2017 issue featured an article with Q&A from Dr. Zuckerman on face lift surgery.


Dr. Zuckerman was given the Patients' Choice award by Vitals.com, a major patient reviews site, for having five stars and being in the top 5% of all physicians nationwide (plastic surgery and all other specialties).

Dr. Zuckerman awarded Vitals.com Patient’s Choice Award



Dr. Zuckerman says that large percentage of perceived aging, including fine lines, wrinkles, age spots, and sag are from sun damage. I recommend patients wear SPF 50 daily moisturizer, especially if fair-skinned.

50 Doctors’ Own Tips For Better Skin


Dr. Zuckerman says that large percentage of perceived aging, including fine lines, wrinkles, age spots, and sag are from sun damage. I recommend patients wear SPF 50 daily moisturizer, especially if fair-skinned.


Dr. Zuckerman does not recommend the use of leeches for cosmetic purposes due to bacteria in their digest tract. He has used them for reconstructive plastic surgery.

Look Like Miranda Kerr, But it May Cost You Your Blood: Leech Facial Therapy


Dr. Zuckerman does not recommend the use of leeches for cosmetic purposes due to bacteria in their digest tract. He has used them for reconstructive plastic surgery.


Dr. Zuckerman opined on the skin around the keys being very sensitive to sun damage.

9 Surprising Things You Don’t Realize Are Causing Dark Under Eye Circles



Dr. Zuckerman discusses different breast shapes: tuberous breasts, small breasts, athletic breasts, etc. All these breast shapes are normal, and breast augmentation can be performed on all.

11 “Normal“ Breast Shapes & What Might Not Be Normal


Dr. Zuckerman discusses different breast shapes: tuberous breasts, small breasts, athletic breasts, etc. All these breast shapes are normal, and breast augmentation can be performed on all.


Dr. Zuckerman discusses Kybella treatment as a trend to eliminate submental, under-chin, fat to maintain a

Plastic Surgeons Reveal Procedures Plus-size Models Get


Dr. Zuckerman discusses Kybella treatment as a trend to eliminate submental, under-chin, fat to maintain a “classically” beautiful face.


Dr. Zuckerman explains in this article that plastic surgery, especially liposuction, is not a short cut to weight loss.

Most Americans Wouldn’t Go to the Gym If You Paid Them, According to a New Study



Dr. Zuckerman is interviewed about proper sunblock usage in an article on new FDA guidelines. He performs plastic surgery skin cancer reconstruction when not used properly!

4 Reasons Your Sunblock May Not Be Working


Dr. Zuckerman is interviewed about proper sunblock usage in an article on new FDA guidelines. He performs plastic surgery skin cancer reconstruction when not used properly!


Dr. Zuckerman discusses his pre-wedding, and other pre-special events, Botox regimen.

Bridezillas Are Forcing their Bridesmaids to Lose Weight and get Botox


Dr. Zuckerman discusses his pre-wedding, and other pre-special events, Botox regimen. Before special events, patients often come in for dermal fillers like Juvederm for lip augmentation and nasolabial fold treatment as well.


Dr. Zuckerman was asked about off-label Hyaluronic Acid fillers, such as Juvederm, uses.

I Got Labia Fillers — & My Sex Life Has Never Been Better



Dr. Zuckerman was interviewed in the first

6 Fitness Purchases That Experts Recommend For All Of Us


Dr. Zuckerman was interviewed in the first “photoshop-free” magazine about how important it is to support the breasts with a good sports bra.


Dr. Zuckerman performed a model consult for this article. He did not point out everything that was wrong, but he did guide the reporter through hypothetical scenarios were she to actually have surgery.

I had a Plastic Surgeon Point Out Everything That’s ‘Wrong’


Dr. Zuckerman performed a model consult for this article. He did not point out everything that was wrong, but he did guide the reporter through hypothetical scenarios were she to actually have surgery.


Dr. Zuckerman was selected to be a member of ASAPS, the most exclusive plastic surgery organization. Only 30% of board-certified plastic surgeons are able to become members. Members must have performed 75 cosmetic cases in an 18-month period.

Dr. Zuckerman Selected to The Aesthetic Society (ASAPS)



While Dr. Zuckerman does not perform this treatment typically, it is safe to do in the hands of an expert trained in the anatomy of the area.

Dr. Zuckerman Interviewed For “I Got Fillers In My Penis – & My Sex Life Has Never Been Better“ Article


While Dr. Zuckerman does not perform this treatment typically, it is safe to do in the hands of an expert trained in the anatomy of the area.


Dr. Zuckerman opines on the ethics of crowdfunding for plastic surgery procedures.

Crowdfunding for Plastic Surgery: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly


Dr. Zuckerman opines on the ethics of crowdfunding for plastic surgery procedures.


Dr. Zuckerman was an invited to Mount Sinai's Advanced in Rejuvenation & Reconstruction Symposium and gave a lecture on face lift surgical techniques.

Dr. Zuckerman Invited Speaker at Advances in Rejuvenation & Reconstruction Symposium at Mount Sinai



Dr. Zuckerman was interviewed for the article

Thrillist Health “Craziest Things“


Dr. Zuckerman was interviewed for the article “[..] Doctors Reveal the Craziest Things They’ve Seen at Work” about a previous emergency room surgical case he performed that was ‘crazy’!


Dr. Zuckerman was interviewed for an article on the consequences of illegal butt injections for buttock augmentation (Brazilian Butt Lift). He took care of a chronically ill patient who ultimately went on the Tyra Banks show. The bottom line: illegal buttock augmentation is not safe and can cause chronic health issues!

Dr. Zuckerman Interviewed on Illegal Buttock Injections


Dr. Zuckerman was interviewed for an article about illegal butt injections for buttock augmentation (Brazilian Butt Lift). He took care of a chronically ill patient who ultimately went on the Tyra Banks show. The bottom line: illegal buttock augmentation is not safe and can cause chronic health issues!


Dr. Zuckerman was selected to be on the American Society of Plastic Surgery committee that writes exam questions for licensing exams for plastic surgeons in training.

Dr. Zuckerman Was Selected To an ASPS National Committee



Dr. Zuckerman was selected as a SuperDoctors ® / New York Times Magazine Rising Star for Plastic Surgery for 2015. This is the second year that Dr. Zuckerman was selected for this award.

Dr. Zuckerman Selected As A The New York Times Magazine SuperDoctor 2015


Dr. Zuckerman was selected as a SuperDoctors ® / New York Times Magazine Rising Star for Plastic Surgery for 2015. This is the second year that Dr. Zuckerman was selected for this award.


Dr. Zuckerman was selected as a SuperDoctors ® / New York Times Magazine Rising Star for Plastic Surgery for 2014

The New York Times Magazine SuperDoctor 2014 Selection


Dr. Zuckerman was selected as a SuperDoctors ® / New York Times Magazine Rising Star for Plastic Surgery for 2014


Dr. Zuckerman was became a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a national organization representing all surgical specialties. Dr. Zuckerman was selected by a regional board of his peers.

Dr. Zuckerman Selected as a Fellow of American College of Surgeons



Dr. Zuckerman interviewed WCBS 880 regarding Rep. Maloney's tanning bed legislation proposing to ban tanning beds for minors.

WCBS 880 Interview on Tanning Bed Legislation


Dr. Zuckerman interviewed WCBS 880 regarding Rep. Maloney’s tanning bed legislation proposing to ban tanning beds for minors.


Dr. Zuckerman Inducted into the AAHS, A Subspecialty of Plastic Surgery

Dr. Zuckerman Inducted into the AAHS, a subspecialty of plastic surgery.


Dr. Zuckerman Inducted into the AAHS, a subspecialty of plastic surgery.


Dr. Zuckerman was invited by a hospital in Yangon to travel to Myanmar with the charitable organization Mission:Restore to train surgeons in Myanmar and treat patients in Yangon.

Dr. Zuckerman’s Medical Mission to Myanmar



Dr. Zuckerman and his partner discuss their upcoming medical mission to Afghanistan on a News 12 talk show with Lea Tyrrell (not pictured).

Afghanistan Medical Mission Interview on News 12


Dr. Zuckerman and his partner discuss their upcoming medical mission to Afghanistan on a News 12 talk show with Lea Tyrrell (not pictured).


Dr. Zuckerman discusses his medical mission to Afghanistan.

Changing Generations with Proper Medical Care


Dr. Zuckerman discusses his medical mission to Afghanistan.


Dr. Zuckerman was invited to be a speaker at a large meeting of podiatrists on plastic surgical care of wound healing at Cornell Weill Medical College.

Invited Speaker on Plastic Surgery & Wound Healing



Dr. Zuckerman completed his plastic surgery fellowship at New York University's prestigious Hansjörg Wyss Department of Plastic Surgery, an extra seventh year of specialized plastic surgery training.

Dr. Zuckerman Completed His Fellowship at New York University


Dr. Zuckerman completed his plastic surgery fellowship at New York University’s prestigious Hansjörg Wyss Department of Plastic Surgery, an extra seventh year of specialized plastic surgery training.


Dr. Zuckerman completed his plastic surgery residency at Brown University, after becoming chief resident his final year.

Dr. Zuckerman Completed Plastic Surgery Residency at Brown University


Dr. Zuckerman completed his plastic surgery residency at Brown University, after becoming chief resident his final year.


Dr. Zuckerman was a Hasbro Children’s Hospital Bright Lights Award Nominee at Hasbro Children’s Hospital at Brown University.

Dr. Zuckerman Nominated For the Bright Lights Award



Dr. Zuckerman graduated first in his medical school class at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science.

Dr. Zuckerman Graduated First In His Medical School Class


Dr. Zuckerman graduated first in his medical school class at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science.


Dr. Zuckerman was an Alpha Omega Alpha Early Inductee; he received the honor for being in the top 2% of his medical school class.

Dr. Zuckerman Selected as Early Medical Honor Society Inductee, Top 2% of Medical School Class


Dr. Zuckerman was an Alpha Omega Alpha Early Inductee; he received the honor for being in the top 2% of his medical school class.


Dr. Zuckerman graduated first in his medical school class at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science.

Dr. Zuckerman Receives Board of Trustees Award



Dr. Zuckerman received the American Society of Clinical Pathologists Award for Academic Excellence and Achievement while at Chicago Medical School. He received this award for having the highest grade in his pathology course in his second year of medical school.

Dr. Zuckerman Received ASCP Award


Dr. Zuckerman received the American Society of Clinical Pathologists Award for Academic Excellence and Achievement while at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. He received this award for having the highest grade in his pathology course in his second year of medical school.


Copyright 2017 Joshua D. Zuckerman, MD, FACS, P.C. All rights reserved.