Thank you for considering our office for your medical, surgical and cosmetic care. Schlessinger Eye & Face and our team of dedicated medical professionals have made the commitment to provide personal, individual specialized and superior medical care. By specializing in the delicate areas of the eyes and face, our patients can be certain that the treatments we provide will be a reflection of dozens of years of training and practicing uniquely in aesthetic and medically-necessary eyelid & facial surgery, oculoplastic surgery, eyelid & facial reconstruction and facial rejuvenation.
Dr. David A. Schlessinger, M.D., F.A.A.C.S.
Dr. Schlessinger is the Medical Director at Schlessinger Eye & Face. He is board certified by the American Academy of Ophthalmology and received his Medical Degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 1988. Dr. Schlessinger completed his Fellowship training at the University of Minnesota in Eyelid Plastic Surgery and Neuro-Ophthalmology in 1992. A Fellow of the Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Dr. Schlessinger is a renowned surgeon in his field, and listed among New York’s Top Physicians for Oculoplastic Surgery in Castle Connolly’s prestigious Castle Connolly’s “Top Doctors” for several consecutive years and has been named a “NY Super Doctor” 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and once again for 2019.
As an Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Schlessinger is uniquely qualified to treat the delicate skin of the eyelid and face. Numerous respected local physicians entrust the care of their own patients to Dr. Schlessinger and also refer their family members and friends. Many of these same physicians count themselves among Dr. Schlessinger’s patients as well. Frequently called upon to see the most difficult and challenging eyelid surgery cases, he performs reconstructive surgery for both trauma and Cancer patients and lectures extensively to other professionals in the area. Dr. Schlessinger specializes in a variety of facial cosmetic procedures including Blepharoplasty, Eyelid Reconstruction, Browlifts and mid-Facelifts. Non-surgical facial rejuvenation options include Botox, Restylane, Radiesse, Juvéderm, Sculptra and other therapies. He also offers Ultherapy Ultrasound, IPL Laser Treatments, Chemical Peels, RF Micro-Needling and the latest in facial rejuvenation products and services.
Courtney Culkin – Medical Aesthetician & Professional Makeup Artist
Courtney has a vast background in the field of aesthetics and is a New York City Medical Aesthetician, Hair & Makeup Artist. She specializes in beautifying her Clients using all forms of makeup and skin care treatments. An art major in high school and college, Courtney explored all areas of art from photography, drawing and painting to pottery and sculpture. Being skilled in fine art allowed for a smooth transition into the Beauty & Makeup Artistry field. Courtney has always appreciated a fine aesthetic and was a model herself from the age of 15. Courtney decided to integrate all of her artistic interests & talents into a career in 2007 when she received her Aesthetician License. Courtney has worked with many brands as a makeup artist and beauty consultant and is a resident makeup artist doing theatrical makeup for catalog shoots.
We encourage you to step into the MediSpa at Schlessinger Eye & Face to experience Courtney’s relaxing demeanor, friendly attitude and deep knowledge of beauty products & services! Courtney is available by appointment only.
Pamela – Surgical Coordinator
Pam has been with the Schlessinger Eye & Face family for many years. From securing medical records, to scheduling appointments and obtaining authorizations, Pam has truly done it all in our office!
Most recently, Pam has taken on the important role of our Surgical Coordinator, assisting our patients with obtaining approvals for surgical procedures, authorizations for injections and so much more. Pam is always happy to assist when dealing with your insurance questions
Crista & Erica – Patient Care Coordinators
The smiling faces at our front desk, Crista and Erica are always happy to lend a helping hand to our patients.
They are knowledgeable about all commercial insurance plans and happy to help answer all of your questions.
Jasmine – Patient Care Coordinator
Another smiling, happy face to greet you as you enter our offices, Jasmine is motivated by her desire to help our patients enjoy their experience.
Jasmine is a recent graduate of Duke University where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology.
Josh – Medical Assistant
Say hi to Josh, Medical Assistant Extraordinaire who helps our patients throughout their visit.
Josh graduated from Baruch College with a degree in Natural Sciences + Psychology. Medicine has become such a passion for him that he is now pursuing his dream of attending Medical School!
Alicia – Surgical Assistant
What an amazing addition to our Team! Alicia has vast experience assisting in the Operating Room and has worked in Plastic Surgery, Dermatology + Pediatrics.
Alicia is meticulous + caring with great attention to detail. We rest easy knowing our patients are in great hands.