Andrew Elkwood, MD, FACS
Andrew Elkwood, M.D., is skilled in many of the latest plastic surgery techniques. In addition to his expertise in cosmetic surgery, Dr. Elkwood is an international expert in nerve reconstruction surgery for patients who have lost the use of a limb from nerve damage. He is highly skilled in microsurgery, limb replantation, and microsurgical reconstruction after cancer. Dr. Elkwood is a graduate of the prestigious six-year combined B.S./M.D. program at Union College, Schenectady, New York, and the Albany Medical College of Union University, Albany New York. He completed his general surgery residency at New York University and Bellevue Hospital, and simultaneously received a graduate degree in finance and economics from Columbia University. Dr. Elkwood continued training at the Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery at the New York University Medical Center/Bellevue Hospital/Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital, which ran the world’s busiest cosmetic surgery service. Dr. Elkwood is double board certified in general surgery and plastic surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. He is a Fellow of both the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons as well as the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Elkwood is the Founder and Director of the Center for Treatment of Paralysis and Reconstructive Nerve Surgery at Jersey Shore University Medical Center. He also served as the Chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery at Monmouth Medical Center for many years. Dr. Elkwood is a 2011 “Top Doc”, New Jersey Magazine; elected by his peers for inclusion in Best Doctors in America® from 2005 to 2006 and 2009 to 2012, and is listed as one of the best surgeons in America in The Consumer Guide to Top Doctors. He has been featured on CNN, Good Morning America, The Oprah Winfrey Show, 20/20, The Learning Channel, and The Discovery Channel. Dr. Elkwood has been published in over two dozen medical journals and professional publications.