Dr. Sam Rizk is a double board-certified facial plastic surgeon based in Manhattan. Dr. Rizk specializes in surgical techniques related to creating the best nose job results, either through rhinoplasty surgery or revision procedures for patients who are dissatisfied with their initial surgeries performed elsewhere.
With board certifications from the American Board of Facial Plastic and the Reconstructive Surgery American Board of Otolaryngology (ABO), Dr. Rizk is highly trained in surgical techniques that span the facial surgery spectrum.
Sam Rizk, MD FACS has extensive experience in Rhinoplasty procedures, as well as facelift and neck lift surgeries. Dr. Rizk also performs additional procedures, such as eyelid tucks and brow lifts, including skin laser resurfacing, to help the physical and functional aspects of his patients’ facial features. From Boca Raton to Miami and beyond, individuals turn to Dr. Rizk’s expertise.LEARN MORE >
Dr. Rizk was featured on ABC News’ Nightline in a special feature about teen facial plastic surgery. Having recently performed surgery on a 13-year-old girl who had broken her nose twice, Dr. Rizk explained how bullied teens may find some relief from their insecurities by resolving their problem areas.
The widely respected surgeon uses techniques that are minimally invasive, which can help speed up a patient’s recovery time. While Dr. Rizk does not perform plastic surgery on the body, he is one of the most popular facial plastic surgeons. Dr. Rizk takes his time with each patient and often counsels patients not to rush into a life-changing surgical procedure.
Dr. Rizk also appeared on the Today Show on NBC more than once as an expert doctor and consultant, speaking about his commitment to making sure his patients are seeking plastic surgery for the right reasons. Major deformities and abnormal breathing issues are amongst the types of concerns that have led individuals to seek him out. Dr. Rizk makes sure that it is the patient that truly wants change, and that someone else is not pressuring him or her into rhinoplasty, or any other facial plastic surgery.
Voted by peers to New York Magazine's 2013 Top Doctors - Facial Plastic Surgery; Rhinoplasty Revision; and Nasal Surgery.
Dr. Rizk featured on The Today Show (NBC News) with his Teenage Rhinoplasty patient in a segment on Teenage Plastic Surgery
Dr. Sam Rizk's Interview on the Today Show (NBC) with Mat Laeur on Teenage Rhinoplasty/Plastic Surgery
Dr. Rizk featured on Huffington Post and discusses about Revision Rhinoplasty - fixing collapsed and short noses
As seen in the before-and-after photos of patients on Dr. Rizk’s social media pages, the award-winning surgeon is able to correct nasal problems, improve patients’ breathing, and reconstruct the nasal region after a cancer extraction.
Dr. Rizk provides his patients with natural looking results by using the latest surgical innovations to perform his nasal surgery techniques. Technology such as three-dimensional live tracking, utilized during Rhinoplasty surgery if necessary, gives the surgeon the most optimal view via the brain lab system to help improve the functionality of the sinus and septum.
Dr. Rizk has a background as a sculptor. This artistic gift helps him merge his expertise of beauty with his surgical skills to give his patients the best results they are seeking in a facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Having a surgeon who is aware of the delicate balance of aesthetic plastic surgery is just as important as seeking a surgeon with excellent technical skills. Dr. Rizk is honest with his patients during their consultations and will only recommend surgery to those he feels can benefit from the procedure. If a nose reshaping procedure is too risky, Dr. Rizk will inform the patient that the expense, risk, or discomfort may not be worth the effort.
Those who visit Dr. Rizk can rest assure that he has in-depth experience with a variety of nose job procedures, including rhinoplasty surgeries specifically designed to treat Caucasian, Hispanic, Middle Eastern, African-American and Asian individuals.
Dr. Rizk also uses open and closed rhinoplasty procedures as needed, based on the specific requirements of his patients. Whether using external or endonasal/intranasal rhinoplasty surgical procedures, the plastic surgeon relies on the most accurate techniques to strive for the greatest results in terms of the final look and function of the nose.
Computer-enhanced 3D navigation in the nasal region and among the sinuses allows for accuracy down to the millimeter in critical areas near the eye and brain as Dr. Rizk performs surgery.
From cartilage reshaping with stitches to employing the use of short internal incisions, the expert facial surgeon provides natural results with hidden incisions to help his patients experience the fewest amount of visible scars after surgery.
Dr. Rizk was also responsible for creating a new surgical technique that fosters a natural angle via a small endonasal incision in the forehead and nose to improve the look of the nasal area. Collapsed noses can benefit from the grafts of ear or nasal septum cartilage to correct deformities.
To reduce bruising and swelling, Dr. Rizk does not pack the nose after surgery, but instead ingeniously uses tissue sealants. In the end, Dr. Rizk recognizes that a nose in harmony with the face can bring about beauty and stunning facial balance.