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Dr. Paul Weiss

Plastic Surgery
New York, NY
53 years experience male

Locations

Office

New York, NY

Address

1049 5th Ave Ste 2d, New York, NY
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New York, NY

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Plastic Surgery

Doctor Q&A

31 Answers
5 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A female asked:
Dr. Paul Weiss
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
Complex procedure: Body lifts are involved procedures where large areas of skin and fat are rearranged, removing the excess tissue. The procedures are long and have num... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Weiss
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
Diet and exercise: There are no shortcuts to being fit. Proper diet and a program of exercise should be everyone's lifelong plan. Extreme diets fail in the end and surgi... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Weiss
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
Yes: Don't fly in an open cockpit!
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Weiss
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
Short: Healing is rapid with ability to return to most normal activities after several weeks. Heavy lifting should be avoided for a month. The sacrs mature ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Paul Weiss
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
Evaluation necessary: These sympyoms may be due to a minor sprain or a serious problem. Physical a examination by your physician is the first step. You may then be referre... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Weiss
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
Not from anesthesia: Six weeks after surgery, the anesthesia cannot be implicated in this symptom. Evaluation for another cause is necessary.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Weiss
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
May be keloid: Keloids are scars which may arise spontaneously or the result of trauma including surgical incisions. They must be differentiated from other types of ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Weiss
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
Need clinical eval: Soft tissue lesions must be carefully evaluated by history and physical examination. Ultrasound , MRI or other noninvasive studies may be indicated i... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Weiss
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
Change secondary ser: There are many aspects to this group of procedures: facial, chest an genital to name major areas.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Weiss
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
Scars and recurrence: Mastopexy surgery requires incisions which obviously result in scars, however well healed. There is also recurrence of ptosis (sagging) over time. T... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Weiss
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
See a surgeon: Pyogenigc granulomas can often be treated by cauterization. The tissue should also be biopsied and the wound followed by the physician until healed.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Weiss
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
See a physician: As the cause of the condition needs to be determined, a physician (surgeon) should be consulted for evaluation.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Weiss
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
Probably not: Gynecomastia is common in adolescent males and usually resolves spontaneously.Some studies state that it occurrs in 50% of normal adolescent males. Pe... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Weiss
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
It may be infected.: If the cut is fresh, pain is expected. If present days later, it may be infected. If the wound is large and untreated, you may have a nerve injury. G... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Weiss
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
See below: Heat, redness, pain and swelling are the cardinal signs of infection.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Weiss
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
You cannot!: If you have a cut vein, it will be bleeding and the wound will likely be open. Get professional help asap.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Weiss
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
Not possible: The pyogenic granuloma is not likely the cause of the problem but rather the consequence of a chronic open wound. Underlying systemic disease is a pos... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Weiss
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
Not likely: Your immune system should have recovered in this interval. It is appropriate to have an evaluation by your physician to see what may be contributing t... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Weiss
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
Yes: A rhinoplasty can be performed under local anesthesia. It is more pleasant to have some form of sedation even if it is only by mouth.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Weiss
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
Not likely: If there is an open wound, bacteria can invade and infection occurrs.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Weiss
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
No: Don't waste your time and resources. If healing is poor, compression will help. Keep the scar moisturized. See a doctor if you are concerned for effe... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Weiss
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
Right away: Put asterile dressing over your navel.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Weiss
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
Thick itchy scar: Keloids and hypertrophic scars have similar symptoms:itchy, thick tightness, painful, unsightly. Keloids are distinguished by their character of growi... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Weiss
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
Cyst is where: You must describe the location of the cyst to obtain information about treatment. It may be in the skin, breast stomach or any organ including the br... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Weiss
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
It depends!: In most young people with a double chin, fat not excess skin, is the cause. If you are not significantly overweight, liposuction may correct the probl... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Weiss
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
Yes: Antibiotic ointment is good treatment for a burn. If a large area is involved medical evaluation is warranted.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Weiss
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
With care: Sterile technique is necessary with good lighting. Good luck!
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Weiss
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
Not a valid descript: Ear surgery is intended to restore normal appearance, not a "lift".
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Weiss
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
Skin cancer : Malignant melanoma is a potentially fatal skin cancer arising from the melanocytes (pigment cells)of the skin. A biopsy must be taken to establish the... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Weiss
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
Inspection!: A female appearing chest is the obvious sign of gynecomastia. It may manifest as pain with or without a visible or palpable mass under the nipple. (p... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Weiss
Plastic Surgery 53 years experience
Correct abnormal sep: The nasal septum divides the nasal passage into two airways. Abnormalities can produce external deformities and breathing difficulty. Surgical proced... Read More

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HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Weiss is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Weiss is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks! Thamk you very much as a one kind of a very beautiful tips.
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Thanks for your quick reply! How will I find that in palm beach country
HealthTap member
Thanks. Just had bloodwork & its normal. Neurologist visit this week.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Tulane University School of Medicine
Graduated 1969MD

Residency

Montefiore Medical Center

Residency

Montefiore Medical Center

Residency

Bronx Municipal Hospital Center

Residency

Bronx Municipal Hospital Center

Awards

Best Doctors in New York, New York Magazine
Top Plastic Surgeon , First Place, Manhattan, NY - Winter
2013

Affiliations

American Medical Association
American College of Surgeons
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
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