David Shafer, MD, FACS, is a highly acclaimed double board-certified celebrity plastic surgeon at the Shafer Clinic where he co-founded the metabolic aesthetics center, Advitam in Midtown Manhattan, New York. Dr. Shafer has a proven track record of combining surgical and nonsurgical procedures to deliver exceptional outcomes for his patients.
Dr. Shafer earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan before pursuing his doctorate in medicine at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. He completed his medical training in general surgery at the Arizona Burn Center and gained international attention for his research in surgical techniques and wound healing, which refined the standards for patient care today.
Dr. Shafer also received extensive training in plastic surgery at the Mayo Clinic and the Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital. He has participated in the World Health Organization’s campaign for cleft lip and palate repair in Hanoi, Vietnam, which broadened his experience of patient experiences.
At Advitam and the Shafer Clinic, Dr. Shafer provides anti-aging medicine and wellness services to help his patients feel confident and beautiful at any age. He uses progressive and cutting-edge techniques to deliver the highest level of care and tailors treatment plans to meet the individual needs of each patient.