Caroline Glicksman, MD
2164 Highway 35
Sea Girt, New Jersey 08750-1013
PHONE: 732-974-2424 FAX: 732-974-0134
As a member of The American Society for Plastic Surgery, Caroline Glicksman,MD has expertise in a variety of cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery procedures.
Dr. Caroline Glicksman is a board-certified plastic surgeon with offices in Sea Girt and Red Bank, New Jersey since 1991. She received a BS in Microbiology and a BA in Sociology from the University of Massachusetts, in Amherst, Massachusetts. Dr. Glicksman went on to attend The State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, receiving her MD in 1985. She did her general surgery training at the Mount Sinai Hospital in NYC and completed her plastic surgery residency at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Hospital in 1991. Dr. Glicksman then completed a cosmetic surgery fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital, in Boston.
Soon after starting her own private practice in New Jersey in 1992 she became active in the fight to mandate insurance coverage for breast reconstruction. She also played a role in the silicone breast implant controversy. In 2003 and again, two years later, Dr. Glicksman testified before the FDA Advisory Panel on Silicone Breast Implants. She is credited with bringing more patients to testify on behalf of silicone safety than any other physician in the country. In 2005 she represented both the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) before members of Congress as a member of the National Breast Implant Task Force.
Since 1995 Dr. Glicksman has been an investigator in the FDA adjunct studies of silicone and saline implants. A decade later she became one of a handful of surgeons sent to Sweden for extensive training in the use of the form stable, highly cohesive breast implants: the newest generation of silicone gel devices. She is now enrolling patients interested in these devices for breast augmentation, reconstruction, and revision surgeries.
Dr. Glickman’s published works include articles in the Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery on breast implant imaging and the management of implant complications. Recently she completed a chapter on the management of breast implant complications for a new text on breast augmentation, and has another chapter on Patient Education in Breast Augmentation, in progress. She is presently on the Allergan Academy faculty, and a member of the Allergan Executive Council on Breast Aesthetics. A mother of four, Dr. Glicksman is married to an orthopedic surgeon.