Jason A. Spector, MD, FACS

Plastic Surgery (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Office Phone: (646) 962-8471
One of America's Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors

Biography

Dr. Spector recently published an important paper in a prestigious scientific journal about his breakthrough research in creating a bioengineered ear, which generated worldwide media coverage. To read the Economist article on Dr. Spector, click here:  http://www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21575745-new-ways-make-living-tissue-artificially-fit-print

To view the NY 1 interview with Dr. Spector on his bioengineered ear, click here: http://www.ny1.com/archives/nyc/all-boroughs/2013/02/25/new-bio-technology-effort-crafts-human-ears-NYC_177636.old.html

To view the Reuters video on Dr. Spector's bioengineered ear, click here http://www.reuters.com/video/2013/04/23/reuters-tv-3d-printer-produces-biologically-sound-a?videoId=242423273&videoChannel=118065

To view the WABC-TV story on Dr. Spector's bioengineered ear, click here:

http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/story?section=news/health&id=9168249

 

Dr. Jason Spector is a nationally recognized clinician, researcher and educator. He has collaborated with scientists from Cornell University's School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Biomedical Engineering on important research projects. He holds 2 patents, and has been an integral part several Cornell University-Weill Cornell Medical College translational research teams. He participates in the NIH and Howard Hughes Medical Institute sponsored Clinical Summer Immersion for Biomedical Engineering Program, mentoring engineering doctoral students. Since 2007, he has been a lecturer at Cornell University's Biomedical Engineering Science and Technology course, "Approaches to Problems in Human Needs." Dr. Spector serves as an Ad-Hoc reviewer for six prestigious medical journals, and has presented at national and international medical meetings. He recently served as Moderator of the Emerging Technologies Section, at the American Surgical Congress in 2011.

Area of Expertise

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Aetna [Weill Cornell Employee Plan]

Aetna Weill Cornell Medicine [PPO Cornell University]

Medicaid

Medicare

POMCO

Rockefeller University - CoreSource

Education

1996 New York University School of Medicine

Residency: 2005 New York University Medical Center

Fellowship: 2006 New York University Medical Center

Locations

525 East 68th Street Starr 8
New York, NY 10065

Phone: (646) 962-8471

Fax: (212) 746-8952

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Professor of Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell Univ