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Meet Dr. Shikowitz of Zucker Nasal

My Personal Philosophy and How It Relates to You

The study of an individual’s facial proportions and angles is what makes each person unique. No two faces are identical, so why should their noses be the same? 

My goal is to make your nose look like you were born with it. To achieve this goal, a careful assessment of the facial skin, subcutaneous tissue, and underlying facial skeleton is made. Each individual subunit of the nose must be evaluated by itself and its relationship to the nose as a whole as well as the rest of the face. Once this is accomplished, the cosmetic changes can be made so that the nose falls within the ideal proportions for your own face. 

Less is more” may be the key to achieving a natural and esthetically balanced nose and face. A great nose is one that allows your other facial features to become strong and harmonious!

Dr. Mark Shikowitz, MD, FACS
Vice Chairman, Department of Otolaryngology and Communicative Disorders
Director, Zucker Nasal and Sinus Center

Clinical Expertise/Research Interests

  • pediatric otolaryngology
  • swallowing disorders
  • respiratory papillomas-Celecoxib trial
  • diseases of the sinus and nose
  • facial plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • sleep apnea
  • voice and laryngeal disorders
  • rhinoplasty
  • otoplasty
  • blepharoplasty

Education and Experience

Dr. Shikowitz attended the University of Dominica. His post-graduate training was completed in General Surgery at Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY. His otolaryngology residency was completed at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY, where he also served as chief resident. Dr. Shikowitz is a Professor of Otolaryngology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

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