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Meet Dr. Pincus

Long Island plastic surgeon Dr. David J. Pincus specializes in plastic and reconstructive procedures for the face, breasts, and body for both men and women.

Dr. Pincus is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He earned his medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine and has undergone years of extensive training in cosmetic surgery. Dr. Pincus decided to return to Long Island to pursue his career as a plastic surgeon. It’s been a fruitful professional decision that has solidified his practice as one of the leading state of the art plastic surgery facilities in the Northeast.

Experience and Education

Experience and Education

SKILLS AND SPECIALTIES

As a seasoned expert, Dr. Pincus is trained in all types of cosmetic procedures including breast augmentations, tummy tucks, liposuction, Brazilian butt lifts, and other body contouring surgeries. He also specializes in breast implant revision surgery for women who aren’t satisfied with the results of their past breast augmentation performed by other surgeons. Dr. Pincus is especially known for his skill in performing high-quality breast reduction and breast augmentation procedures.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Dr. Pincus earned his bachelor’s degree from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL and continued his education at the University of Miami School of Medicine. After graduating medical school, he served his general surgery residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, FL. He was then recruited by the chairman of the medical school’s plastic surgery department to become a research fellow. Dr. Pincus continued his training and completed his plastic surgery residency based at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington, MA (including training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston Children’s Hospital, Maine Medical Center, and Emerson Hospital in Massachusetts).

AWARDS AND HONORS

  • American College of Surgeons; Resident Paper Competition (Top 3)
  • American College of Surgeons South FL Chapter; Poster Competition (1st Place)
  • American College of Surgeons; Resident Paper Competition (Top 3)
  • Medical Scholars Program
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  • Golden Key National Honor Society
  • National Outstanding Sophomore Recognition Award; Golden Key National Honor Society

Accolades and Awards

  • New Beauty – Top Beauty Doctor 2018-2019
  • American Institute of Plastic Surgeons – 10 Best Plastic Surgeons 2018

LEADERSHIP AND EXPERTISE

Dr. Pincus conducted advanced research during his surgical residency, studying wound healing in specialized cases and other topics such as hair restoration. He’s also co-authored several published research papers and book chapters on an array of medical subjects during a wide-reaching education. His knowledge and expertise in plastic surgery has positioned him as one of the leading plastic surgeons on Long Island.

Hospital Privileges

  • St Catherines of Sienna
  • Plainview Hospital
  • North Shore/Long Island Jewish

Studies, Professional Organizations, and Research

Publications and Studies

  • Evaluation of Abdominal Cutaneous Sensibility Following Abdominoplasty; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 135(3): 526e-532e, March 2015.
  • Estradiol Improves Diabetic Wound Healing by Healing by Decreasing Matrix Metalloproteinase Activity; Wounds. July 2010; 22.
  • Improved Number and Function of Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cells by Topical Estrogen in Diabetic Murine Wound Healing; Journal of Surgical Research 02/2010; 158(2):360-1.
  • A Comprehensive Analysis of Parotid and Salivary Gland Cancer: Worse Outcomes for Male Gender. J Surg Res. 2010 Feb 6.
  • Craniofacial Trauma, In: Plastic Surgery: Clinical Problem Solving; McGraw-Hill Professional. Oct 2009. Chap 22; 135 -41.
    Osteomyelitis of the Craniofacial Skeleton; Seminars in Plastic Surgery. 2009; 23(2): 73-79.
  • Estrogen Deficiency and Tobacco Smoke Exposure Promote MMP-13. Activation in Skin of Aging B6 Mice. Annals of Plastic Surgery. 2009 Sep;63(3):318-22.
  • Congenital Anomalies of the Hand: An Overview; The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. 2009 July; 20(4): 1-6.
  • Rubra Pilaris: a Clinical Review; Dermatol Nurs. 2005 Dec;17(6):448-51.
  • Periorbital Fractures; Plastic Surgery Hyperguide.

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • The New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Student Association (Phi Kappa Phi)
  • Golden Key National Honor Society
  • Premedical Honor Society

Presentations

  • South Florida Chapter of the ACS meeting; Effect of Estrogen on Wound Healing and Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Diabetic Mice.
  • Zeppa Resident Research Award Grand Rounds; Miami, FL.
  • South Florida Chapter of the ACS meeting; The Effect of Topical 17b-Estradiol Treatment on Diabetic Wounds in OB/OB Mice.
  • 55th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Florida Chapter of the American College of Surgeons.

ADDITIONAL RESEARCH

  • Research: Dr. Pincus spent two years of his general surgery residency performing basic science research. During this time, he studied wound healing in the diabetic murine model with respects to both estrogen and tamoxifen treatment. This research was NIH funded.
  • Pharmaceutical Research: Dr. Pincus assisted in a research project in Boca Raton, FL investigating the use of Conus venom as a possible pharmaceutical compound.