meet Dr. Klausner
Lee Ann M. Klausner, M.D., F.A.C.S. is renowned as one of NYC’s best plastic surgeons. She is a double board-certified facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon under the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. She is also a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS). She earned her undergraduate degree from Boston College and went to medical school at Georgetown University. She completed her residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (ENT) at NYU School of Medicine and completed her fellowship in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery with the renowned facial plastic surgeon Dr. Russell W.H. Kridel at The University of Texas Medical Center in Houston. She has consistently been named one of Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors and New Beauty’s Top Beauty Doctors.
Why choose Dr. Klausner?
In addition to being a board-certified facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon, she is also a board-certified otolaryngology surgeon and that is an advantage for her patients. As one of NYC’s best plastic surgeons, Dr. Klausner demonstrates a commitment to excellence and keen attention to detail. She understands that little things, like where you place incisions and how you close them, make a big difference.
“My primary focus is your appearance, safety, and well-being.”
As one of NYC’s best plastic surgeons, Dr. Klausner’s training and background have given her a unique angle to listen to your problems and present you with solutions to your aging health. As one of a select few women in facial plastic surgery, Dr. Klausner is in touch with the modern-day needs of patients seeking natural results. It is the artful use of invasive techniques in combination with noninvasive techniques that gives Dr. Klausner’s patients optimal results. This balance of the surgical with the nonsurgical helps her patients still look like themselves, only better.
“Patients want to look their best without losing the essence of who they are in the process.”
What sets Dr. Klausner apart is her compassion and ability to connect with her patients, listen to their concerns, and formulate a customized plan to address their goals. Her approach centers around providing her patients with treatment options, from noninvasive and minimally invasive to surgical or a combination, so that her patients can make choices that best suit their needs and lifestyle.
“There is a tremendous responsibility that comes with earning a patient’s trust.”
Dr. Klausner believes earning a patient’s trust starts with recommending the appropriate procedures that a patient needs to achieve his or her goals without pushing or selling anything, and continues with doing the best she can to exceed the patient’s expectations.
In addition to the above-mentioned certifications and memberships, Dr. Klausner is a member of the American Medical Association (AMA), the American Academy of Facial and Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, and the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.
Dr. Lee Ann M. Klausner has been listed in a number of regional doctors' guides dating back several years. She is noted within the Top Doctors: New York Metro Area book series in its 19th edition. She is listed among the Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors: 1st edition. She is featured in New York Magazine's Top Doctors section in 2021, and she is listed in the Top Doctors New York Metro Area digital guide for all years, from 2016 – 2021. Dr. Klausner is excited to help her patients be everything they hope to be, and her highly respected qualifications place the Klausner Institute among the most sought-after cosmetic surgical facilities in the area.
"Excellent care and a great experience, Dr. Klausner was one of ten surgeons I met with after traveling to Burlington, Boston, Albany, and New York City for consultations. At each appointment, it was impossible not to compare everyone to Dr. Klausner. Her ability to gather information, formulate a plan with options that met my needs, and offer feedback on how she could improve my quality of life allowed me to move forward with the procedure. While tertiary surgeries carry higher risks for complications, Dr. Klausner’s expertise and skills will enable you to have a positive outcome. I had several face-to-face appointments with her, phone calls reviewing other providers’ feedback, and a detailed review of prior surgical reports, which led to a thorough plan of care. Choosing an out of area surgeon is unsettling; however, it was worth every bit of time. The aftercare I continue to receive from Dr. Kalusner contributes to the success of the procedure. My family and friends have also noted how lucky I am to have found her."
"Best Non Surgical Rhino, I drove a few hours to see Dr. Klausner for a nonsurgical rhinoplasty and I am truly pleased...beautiful results and so very natural."
"Life changing, Such a wonderful experience and couldn’t be happier with the result."
"Dr. Klausner performed my Rhino this year. She did a great job. Very happy with the results ., Dr Klausner is a very through doctor. She makes you feel very comfortable through the whole process. You feel like you're in good hands. She did a great job on my surgury and wouldn't think twice of going back to her again."
"comfortable, thorough and achieved desired results, Dr Klausner clearly explained the procedure, including options and risks. she put me at ease through a process that can induce stress if not handled considerately. She took the time to answer all of my questions and ensured I was comfortable with every step in the process. She also set my recovery expectations well, and thus far has absolutely exceeded all of my expectations. I would highly recommend Dr. Klausner to all."
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