About Dr. Wood-Smith

Plastic Surgeon | Dr. Donald Wood-Smith, M.D. F.A.C.S., F.R.C.S.Donald Wood-Smith, M.D. F.A.C.S., F.R.C.S., an internationally renowned Manhattan plastic surgeon, who specializes in surgery of the face, breast and body, has established offices in London and is now available to patients seeking the newest procedures in cosmetic enhancement. Wood-Smith notes; “cosmetic plastic surgery is an evolving art with new techniques emerging with great frequency each year.” Dr. Wood-Smith travels to Britain frequently where he consults with patients who he operates upon in New York.

Born in Sydney, Australia Dr. Wood-Smith was educated at the Newington College, Sydney, Australia; Sydney University Medical School and the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, Scotland. He is an overseas member of the British Association of Plastic Surgeons and a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, Scotland. Dr. Wood-Smith is professor of Plastic Surgery at New York’s Columbia Presbyterian Hospital and Chairman of the Department of Plastic Surgery at the New York Eye & Ear Infirmary.

Dr. Wood-Smith is published in over a hundred scientific papers. He co-authored the definitive books: Cosmetic Facial Surgery with Dr. Thomas Rees and “The Nursing Care of the Plastic Surgery Patient” with Pauline Porowski, R.N. He is prominently named in respected consumer directories to plastic surgery including New York Magazine’s “The Best Doctors in New York”, Town & Country Magazine’s listing of Eminent Plastic Surgeons. He is quoted frequently in U. S. editions of Vogue and Harpers Bazaar.

Dr. Wood-Smith is Board-Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is an active member of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and the American Association of Plastic Surgeons. He is a member of the British Association of Plastic Surgeons and is licensed in the United States, Great Britain and Australia. Renowned nationally and internationally for his pioneering work in cosmetic surgery, Dr. Wood- Smith seeks to bring his vast knowledge and skill to men and women in Britain who want to achieve optimum results using state-of-the-art techniques in the hands of a highly skilled plastic surgeon.

Society Memberships

  • New York Academy of Medicine
  • New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Association of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Americans Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
  • British Association of Plastic Surgeons
  • New York County Medical Society
  • Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons

Board Certification

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery

Education

  • Newington College, Sydney, Australia, L.C.
  • Sydney University Medical School, Sydney, Australia, M.B., B.S.
  • Stanford University & Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Division, San Jose, CA
  • Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, Scotland General Surgery Residency at:
    • Lewisham General Hospital (Sydney)
    • Royal College of Surgeons (London)
    • Royal Marsden Hospital (London)
    • Doctors Hospital (New York City)
  • Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery New York University Medical Center, NY
  • Plastic Surgery Residency, Fellowship and Research
  • New York University Medical Center, NY – Research and teaching

Positions

  • Chairman of the Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Department
    New York Eye & Ear Infirmary, New York
  • Past Professor of Clinical Surgery (Plastic)
    Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York
  • Founding Director of Craniofacial Surgery
    Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York
  • Past Attending Plastic Surgeon
    Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital, New York
  • Attending Surgeon, Department of Plastic Surgery
    Sound Shore Medical Center of Westchester New Rochelle, New York
  • Attending Surgeon
    Beth Israel North, New York
  • Professor of Surgery (Plastic)
    New York University Medical Center, New York
  • Past Surgeon Director, Department of Plastic Surgery
    Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital, New York
  • Past Chairman, Department of Plastic Surgery
    Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital, New York
  • Past Attending Plastic Surgeon
    New York University Medical Center, New York
  • PastVisiting Plastic Surgeon
    Bellevue Hospital Center, New York

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