Tracy M. Pfeifer, MD, MS
Dr. Tracy Pfeifer is a double board certified plastic surgeon based in New York City and the Hamptons who practices aesthetic plastic surgery. She is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. Dr. Pfeifer specializes in cosmetic plastic surgery, enjoying helping women feel confident and bringing a positive energy to their life.
“Every woman deserves to feel confident about her figure and appearance,” says Dr. Pfeifer, who utilizes her extensive surgical training and expertise to work with women of all ages. Dr. Pfeifer credits her lifetime love of art—modern art, interior design, photography, landscape design, and color theory—with giving her an unparalleled aesthetic eye when it comes to helping each woman shape her best body.
When working with her patients, Dr. Pfeifer combines her passion for aesthetics with care and compassion as well as with her noted surgical expertise and her understanding of a woman’s body and the changes that occur with childbirth, weight fluctuations, and aging.
Dr. Pfeifer is nationally recognized—as a Castle Connelly Top Doctor and as one of America’s Top Plastic Surgeons—for her work in breast implants and revisions. Patients are often referred to her by her peers from around the country. Dr. Pfeifer served as an investigator in several FDA breast implant studies. She is considered to be one of New York’s top breast surgeons (she was named both one of New York’s Top Doctors and Cutting Edge Plastic Surgeons by New York Magazine).
She is known not only for her expertise and compassionate and meticulous correction of previous breast surgeries, but also for her work helping women with breast augmentation, breast lift and reduction, correction of tuberous breast, inverted nipples, and breast asymmetry. Dr. Pfeifer is also one of only a few plastic surgeons with extensive experience using the anatomic shaped silicone implants as well as gummy bear implants.
At the request of the prestigious American Society of Plastic Surgeons—of which she is a member—Dr. Pfeifer authors the breast augmentation core teaching curriculum, which is used to teach plastic surgery residents at university hospitals nationwide. She is a faculty member of the annual Atlanta Breast Symposium.
Dr. Pfeifer is also recognized for her skill in abdominoplasty, mommy makeovers, and natural-looking cosmetic facial rejuvenation including injectables and fillers. Her motto regarding facial fillers is “Did she or didn’t she”.
She is a frequent media consultant, providing her expertise in cosmetic plastic surgery on TV shows like Fox News and Dr. Oz. She has also been featured in top magazines like New Beauty, Allure, Glamour, and Teen Vogue.
Dr. Pfeifer graduated with honors from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. She completed her residency in general surgery at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center and her residency in plastic surgery at the Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery-NYU Medical Center, a premier training program for plastic surgery. She also completed advanced fellowship training in plastic surgery of the breast at Atlanta Plastic Surgery, under the mentorship of Dr. Carl Hartrampf, Jr. MD. a renowned breast surgeon.
Dr. Pfeifer plays an active role in the leading national plastic surgery professional societies. She is a Board Member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. She is Past-President, Trustee, and Board Member of the New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons.
She is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and the Medical Society of the State of New York. She is a Fellow of both the American College of Surgeons (F.A.C.S.) and the New York Academy of Medicine.
Helping others is not just Dr. Pfeifer’s motto with her patients. She is passionate, too, about giving back: She and her staff at Pfeifer Plastic Surgery regularly support the Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch to benefit disadvantaged children in Suffolk County Long Island, the East End Hospice, the American Heart Association, and women’s groups including Lucia’s Angels, which provides support to women with breast cancer and their families. Dr. Pfeifer also loves animals and, as a member of The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, she has helped end unnecessary animal testing and animal use in medical training.
The motto of Dr. Pfeifer: “We all want to be the best version of ourselves.” This is why she has created a warm and supportive environment in her office and why she spends extra time with each patient understanding their thoughts and feelings about themselves—and then works with each and every patient to achieve the very best personalized and aesthetic results possible