Dr. Adam R. Kolker Double Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon in NYC
Dr. Adam R. Kolker is a board-certified plastic surgeon in Manhattan, NYC, specializing in cosmetic surgery of the breast, body, and face. Dr. Kolker is board certified by both the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery.
Park Avenue Plastic Surgeon
The achievement and continued maintenance of double board certification reflects extensive education and training as well as a commitment to upholding the highest standards of plastic surgery techniques, practice, and safety.
Dr. Kolker is passionate about attaining the most exquisite, natural, and beautiful results for every individual, balancing artistry, meticulous attention to detail, extraordinary care, and safety. Always a doctor first with the very best interests of his patients in mind, Dr. Kolker was raised in a family of physicians and surgeons, and was inspired to pursue a career in surgery at an early age. At age 17, Dr. Adam Kolker was accepted to medical school, and graduated from the highly selective accelerated six-year combined biomedical program at Union College and Albany Medical College with honors at age 23. In addition to a Doctor of Medicine degree, he Dr. Kolker satisfied concentrations in Biology and Fine Arts.
Among New York's Best Plastic Surgeons for Over 10 Years
New York Magazine Best Doctors
Dr. Kolker is featured as a top Plastic Surgeon in New York Magazine’s Best Doctors issues in 2008, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021.
Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors
Dr. Kolker is distinguished in Castle Connolly’s America’s Top Doctors: 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 as well as Top Doctors: New York Metro Area in 2008 – 2022.
Deeply committed to the care of less fortunate children and families worldwide, Dr. Kolker dedicates his time and expertise as a Board Member with Bright Smiles Organization as well as a Surgical Volunteer with Smile Asia, performing corrective cleft lip and palate surgeries for children in third world countries. Dr. Kolker has travelled to numerous communities in Africa, Asia, Central and South America, and India to provide smiles to children in need.
Founding his plastic surgery private practice in Manhattan, New York City in 2000, Dr. Kolker has established and maintained a commitment to exceptional care, highest safety standards, aesthetically natural and beautiful outcomes, and advancing the art and science of plastic surgery.
He has authored more than 20 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters in surgery and plastic surgery, and has numerous lectures and presentations in plastic surgery at the national and international level to his credit. Dr. Adam Kolker is also an Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, ranked as one of the top 20 medical schools in the nation. Dr. Kolker has been the recipient of multiple awards in surgery and plastic surgery science and education, and has been routinely listed among the best plastic surgeons in New York Magazine's Best Doctors issues, as well as featured in Castle Connolly’s New York Metro Area: Top Doctor and America’s Top Doctors.
A Compassionate Surgeon
New York Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Adam Kolker approaches every relationship with warmth, a passion for achieving beautiful, natural results, and a profound commitment to exceptional care that far supersedes standards of care. As no two plastic surgeons are alike, the plastic surgeon you choose is of paramount importance. If you are considering plastic surgery in New York City, we invite you to experience what truly distinguishes Dr. Kolker as one of the leading plastic surgeons in Manhattan, New York as well as worldwide. We look forward to warmly welcoming you to our practice.
Accreditations and Distinctions
Plastic & Reconstructive SurgeryHarvard Medical SchoolBeth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterBoston, Massachusetts
Craniofacial SurgeryUniversity of MelbourneRoyal Children's HospitalMelbourne, Victoria, Australia
Microsurgery ResearchNew York University Medical CenterInstitute of Reconstructive Plastic SurgeryNew York, New York
General SurgeryNew York Medical CollegeSt. Vincent's Hospital, ManhattanNew York, New York
College / Medical SchoolSix-Year Accelerated Biomedical ProgramUnion College, Schenectady, New YorkBachelor of Science cum laude, Biology / Fine ArtsAlbany Medical College, Albany, New YorkDoctor of Medicine
Board Certified, American Board of Plastic Surgery
Board Certified, American Board of Surgery
Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery (Plastic Surgery) Icahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiNew York, NY
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
American College of Surgeons
American Academy of Pediatrics, Plastic Surgery Section
American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons
Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons
NY Regional Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons
Honors, Awards and Distinctions
New York Magazine: Best Doctors 2008, 2010, 2013 – 2021
Americas Top Doctors, Castle Connolly, Inc., 2014 - 2021
Top Doctors New York Metro Area, Castle Connolly, Inc. 2006 - 2021
Plastic Surgery Residency Teaching Award, Mount Sinai Hospital, 2012
Plastic Surgery Residency Teaching Award, Mount Sinai Hospital, 2010
First Prize, New York Regional Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Resident Competition, New York, NY 1996