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NYU Langone Provider

Mihye Choi, MD

NYU Langone Provider
  • Specialties: Breast Plastic Surgery, Cosmetic Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery
  • Languages: English, Korean
  • Phone: 212-355-5779
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Internationally Recognized in Breast Reconstruction
Named
One of Castle Connolly’s Exceptional Women in Medicine 2019
100+
Peer-Reviewed Publications and Book Chapters
Co-Director of NYU Grossman School of Medicine’s Breast Reconstruction State of the Art Course

I became fascinated with the specialty of plastic surgery after listening to a lecture during my training as a medical student. Plastic surgery seemed to be a perfect blend of two of my passions—science and art. My patients often tell me that I am an artist.

As a cosmetic and breast plastic surgeon at NYU Langone and Perlmutter Cancer Center, I offer breast reconstruction for people who have been treated for breast cancer and also perform surgery for cosmetic problems on the face, breast, and body. I specialize in all types of breast reconstruction, including reconstruction using implants and autologous, or flap, reconstruction, which uses a patient’s own tissue.

I am a skilled board-certified surgeon with more than 20 years of experience. My treatment philosophy is simple—I listen to my patients and I strive to deliver the best care possible using my expertise and the latest techniques. I consider it a privilege to care for my patients, and my medical team delivers responsive, personalized care that is tailored to meet their requirements.

As a recognized leader in aesthetic breast reconstruction, I have been invited to speak at many national and international conferences, including the London Breast Meeting and the World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery. I am active in clinical research for developing safer breast implants and minimally invasive breast surgery. I have published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and have contributed to many book chapters. I am a co-director for NYU Grossman School of Medicine’s Breast Reconstruction State of the Art course.

I am a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and the American Association of Plastic Surgeons. I am also an examiner for the American Board of Plastic Surgery. I have been named one of Castle Connolly’s Exceptional Women in Medicine 2019 and Top Doctors: New York Metro Area every year since 2012. I was also named one of New York Magazine’s Best Doctors for six consecutive years.


Conditions and Treatments

Conditions
  • lymphedema
Treatments
  • mammaplasty
  • breast augmentation
  • breast reduction
  • abdominoplasty
  • facelift
  • botox
  • liposuction
  • microsurgery
  • cosmetic surgery

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery (Surgery of the Hand), 2000
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery - Plastic Surgery, 1998
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, NYU Medical Center, Hand Surgery, 1996
  • Residency, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Surgery (Plastic), 1995
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital, Research, 1992
  • Residency, Beth Israel Hospital, Surgery, 1990
  • MD from University Of Rochester, 1987

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This provider accepts the following insurance plans.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Indemnity
    • Aetna International
    • Aetna Medicare Managed Care
    • Aetna Meritain Health
    • Aetna Open Access EPO
    • Aetna Open Access HMO
    • Aetna POS
    • Aetna POS (American Express Employer)
    • Aetna PPO
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
    • Aetna Student Plan
    • Allied
    • Chesterfield Resources Inc
    • Christian Brothers Services
    • CoreSource
    • Healthscope
    • Nippon Life of America-Aetna
    • Nippon Life-Aetna
    • Starmark
    • WellNet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • BCBS Blue Access EPO Large Group
    • BCBS Blue Access EPO Small Group
    • BCBS Blue Access GEPO Large Group
    • BCBS Blue Access GEPO Small Group
    • BCBS Blue Access HMO Small Group
    • BCBS Blue Access PPO Large Group
    • BCBS EPO
    • BCBS EPO (BlackRock Employees)
    • BCBS EPO (NYU Winthrop Employees)
    • BCBS EPO - Empire EPO (NYU Langone Employees)
    • BCBS EPO - Empire EPO (Sunset Park/Family Health Center Employees)
    • BCBS EPO - Empire NYU Care (NYU Langone Employees)
    • BCBS EPO - Empire NYU Care (NYU Winthrop Employees)
    • BCBS EPO - Empire NYU Care (Sunset Park/Family Health Center Employees)
    • BCBS Federal Program
    • BCBS Florida Blue Care HMO
    • BCBS Florida Blue Medicare PPO
    • BCBS Florida Blue Options PPO
    • BCBS Florida Blue Select
    • BCBS Florida MyBlue HMO
    • BCBS Florida Simply Blue
    • BCBS Florida Traditional PPC
    • BCBS HMO
    • BCBS Indemnity
    • BCBS Local 32BJ Employees
    • BCBS Mediblue Medicare HMO
    • BCBS Mediblue Medicare PPO
    • BCBS POS
    • BCBS PPO
    • BCBS PPO (BlackRock Employees)
    • BCBS PPO (NYU Winthrop Employees)
    • BCBS PPO - Empire PPO (Sunset Park/Family Health Center Employees)
    • BCBS PPO/EPO Small Group
    • New York Hotel Trades
  • Cigna
    • Apwu Health Plan
    • Cigna Great West PPO
    • Cigna HMO
    • Cigna Indemnity
    • Cigna Managed Care/POS
    • Cigna NALC
    • Cigna Open Access
    • Cigna Open Access PPO
    • Cigna PPO
    • Cigna Premier Plus
    • Consolidated Health Plans-NYU Student
    • Great West HMO
    • MVP-Cigna Network
  • GHI
    • GHI Medicare Supplement
  • Railroad Medicare
    • Palmetto GBA Railroad Medicare
  • United Healthcare
    • AARP Medicare Complete
    • Oxford Health Plans Medicare Advantage
    • UMR
    • UMR WTC Health Program
    • United Healthcare AARP
    • United Healthcare All Savers
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Choice (AMEX employees)
    • United Healthcare Choice (Blackrock employees)
    • United Healthcare Choice (CBS employees)
    • United Healthcare Choice (Viacom Employees)
    • United Healthcare Choice NSLIJ
    • United Healthcare EPO
    • United Healthcare EPO (NYU Langone Health Employees)
    • United Healthcare HMO
    • United Healthcare Indemnity
    • United Healthcare Indemnity (NYU Langone Health Employees)
    • United Healthcare Medicare
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • United Healthcare POS
    • United Healthcare PPO
    • United Healthcare Plus (NYU Langone Health Employees)
    • United Healthcare Student Resources
    • United Healthcare Value, Advantage and HDHP (New York University employees)
    • UnitedHealthcare Choice (JP Morgan Employees)
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Locations and Appointments

NYU Langone Plastic Surgery Associates - 47th Street

305 East 47th Street, Suite 1A
New York, NY 10017

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