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Meet the Doctor

William Samson, MD, FACS

William Samson, MD is a plastic surgeon who specializes in both aesthetic and reconstructive surgery. While Dr. Samson performs a wide variety of services, he has a particular interest in breast reconstruction and aesthetic breast surgery. Dr. Samson first developed his interest in cancer as an undergraduate at Tufts University. While earning his Bachelor’s in Science, he participated in an independent research program at The Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School. He continued his research work in the Department of Tumor Immunology, for a year, as a Research Fellow, before matriculating to medical school.

Dr. Samson has been invited to speak at numerous conferences and has written extensively on topics including microvascular reconstructive surgery and aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery. He has wide clinical interests, and particularly enjoys merging his aesthetic eye and reconstructive surgery skills to tackle complex revision aesthetic breast surgery cases. In addition to Dr. Samson’s extensive experience in all types of aesthetic and reconstructive surgery, he also provides non-surgical aesthetic procedures.

Educational Background


Dr. Samson obtained his medical degree at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He then completed a 5-year general surgery program at New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell. During his surgical training, he was drawn to technical subspecialties. Cancer reconstructive surgery married his interest in caring for cancer patients and his interest in complex, precision-oriented surgical procedures.

Dr. Samson holding a silicon breast implant while discussing breast augmentation with a patient

Fellowship Training


Following his medical degree, Dr. Samson spent the next four years training in Plastic Surgery, the first of which was completed at Emory University, which is a world-renowned program. He completed two additional years of Plastic Surgery training at New York Presbyterian Hospital – Combined Cornell and Columbia University Programs. His final year of Plastic Surgery training consisted of a Microsurgery and Breast Reconstruction Fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. After completing nine clinical years of training, Dr. Samson was recruited to Mount Sinai West, where he served as the Associate Chief of Plastic Surgery and was the Director of the Plastic Surgery Academic Program. He has participated in the training of over 50 plastic surgery residents.

Dr. Samson starting surgery doing a face-lift on a patient
Interior photo of foyer to Dr. Samson's office

Why choose Dr. Samson?

William Samson, MD, FACS

Dr. Samson blends art and science to bring his patients the comfort and confidence that they desire with plastic surgery. As one of the top plastic surgeons in NYC, Dr. Samson offers his patients unparalleled expertise that’s backed by education and training. Dr. Samson takes time to understand each patient’s distinct needs, answers all questions, and will provide his expert recommendations. The first step to getting any procedure is education, and when you meet with Dr. Samson his #1 goal will be to make sure you’re fully comfortable and educated about the procedure at hand.



Dr. William Samson is an internationally recognized plastic surgeon and a multi-year recipient of Castle Connolly's Prestigious Top Doc Award, having won the honors for five consecutive years:  2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023. 

Dr. Samson starting surgery doing a face-lift on a patient

Before & After


Real Patients

Real Reviews

5 star reviews for William Samson, MD, FACS

Dr. Samson is amazing! I lost about 100 pounds and over the past year he has performed 3 surgical procedures to remove excess skin and transform my body!

– Lisa

5 star reviews for William Samson, MD, FACS

I opted to have a breast reduction 5 months ago with Dr. Samson and I must say the results and experience have been amazing.

– Moniefia

5 star reviews for William Samson, MD, FACS

Dr. Samson and his team treat patients with deep respect, thoughtfulness, honesty, attention to detail and great skill, all combined leading to excellent results.

– Phoebe





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