A Widely Recognized Authority

Dr. Lawrence Bass is one of New York’s premier cosmetic plastic surgeons, highly regarded nationwide and across the globe for his expertise and innovation in facial aesthetic surgery and non-invasive beauty procedures. He is a pioneer in the field and held a pivotal role in researching and developing some of the most common facial plastic surgery techniques in use today.

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High-Level Education And Training

Dr. Bass pursued a rigorous academic career, first earning an undergraduate degree from Cornell University and then graduating from  medical school at Columbia University. He completed a full residency in general surgery at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center and then  undertook his plastic surgery residency at NYU Medical Center at the Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery after which he completed  a Microsurgery Research Fellowship there as well. Dr. Bass is double-board certified in general surgery and plastic surgery.

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An Educator

In the decades following his exceptional education, Dr. Bass has been published over ninety times in leading plastic publications, written and lectured extensively around the world, and presented his own research and aesthetic surgery techniques hundreds of times.

Some of his audiences include the prestigious American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, American Society of Plastic Surgeons, and Giants in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Symposium sponsored by Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital. 

Dr. Bass was also an assistant professor of Plastic Surgery at NYU for over fifteen years.  He is currently an assistant professor of Plastic Surgery at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell where he enjoys spending time training the residents and fellows in plastic surgery to help produce the next generation of plastic surgery leaders.

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An Innovator

He champions both surgical and non- or minimally-invasive aesthetic procedures and has overseen the Minimally Invasive Plastic Surgery Program at NYU Medical Center.  He co-chaired the multidisciplinary symposium Summit in Aesthetic Medicine for almost a decade.  His research has resulted in multiple patents, and contributed to the development and FDA approval of more than a dozen products in widespread clinical use.

Sought After Expertise

His substantial experience has made Dr. Bass a highly requested expert witness in court cases, clinical trials, and national news programs and publications. Outlets that have interviewed Dr. Bass include The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, The CBS Early Show, and beauty magazine Allure. 

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Speak With Dr. Bass

Dr. Bass is truly an expert and an educator - both for other plastic surgeons and his own patients. Dr. Bass brings detailed insight into each patient interaction, compassionately listening to patient goals and crafting comprehensive roadmaps that ensure a long-term youthful appearance.

Contact Bass Plastic Surgery to schedule an appointment today. The entire team at Bass Plastic Surgery looks forward to playing a part in your beauty journey.  Reach out today to discover how we can help you.


  • BA, Cornell University, College of Arts & Sciences, Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa
  • MD, Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons, Alpha Omega Alpha
  • General Surgery Residency, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
  • Plastic Surgery Residency, NYU Medical Center
  • Microsurgery Research Fellowship, NYU Medical Center
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Certifications And Society Memberships, Past And Present Committee Participation:

  • Diplomate, American Board of Plastic Surgery (Board Certified)
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Member, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
    • Educational Program Committee
    • Device & Technique Assessment Committee, Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation
    • Outstanding Paper Presentation Annual Meeting 2011
  • Member, The Aesthetic Society
    • Media Spokesperson
    • Light and Energy Based Therapies Committee
  • Fellow, American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery
    • Board of Directors
    • Nominating Committee
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