With a surgical pedigree that includes a medical degree with distinction in research from Union’s Albany Medical College, and surgical, burn, and plastic surgery residencies at Harvard, Cornell, and the University of Chicago, Dr. Perry has been named to the Best Doctors in the New York area book each year since 1999 and has been twice named to New York Magazine’s Top Doctors list. He has won the Volunteer Faculty Award for outstanding service at Robert Wood Johnson and 2 national awards for his plastic surgery research, as well as awards for his clinical work and his medical writing. After a decade as the Governor’s appointee to the New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners, The New Jersey Society of Plastic Surgeons awarded him the Distinguished Service Award for Outstanding Contributions to Plastic Surgery and to the Board.
Dr. Perry has published many scientific papers and book chapters and collaborates with the Cornell/Columbia plastic surgery residency program. He has written 4 books: Are You Considering Cosmetic Surgery (1997), Straight Talk about Cosmetic Surgery (Foreword Magazine’s Gold Award for the top health book of 2007), You – Being Beautiful, (a New York Times best seller, co-authored with Drs. Michael Roizen, Mehmet Oz, Ted Spiker, Craig Wynett, and Lisa Oz), and Real Life of a Surgeon (2009).
Dr. Perry has hosted a weekly plastic surgery show on WOR radio in New York since 2005 and co-hosts the nationally syndicated YOU the Owners Manual Radio Show with Dr. Roizen. His daily Looking in the Mirror vignettes are broadcast throughout the world on the WOR and Armed Forces radio networks. Dr. Perry is a frequent television guest, appearing regularly on programs such as the Dr. Oz show and Good Morning America, and Fox News, Discover, and PBS.
In his spare time, Dr. Perry developed NightSkin cream, the headliner in a group of scientifically engineered skin care products. Visit Dr. Perry's website at www.perryplasticsurgery.com and for more information about the topics discussed in this blog, check out Dr. Perry's book, Straight Talk About Cosmetic Surgery, available at bookstores everywhere.