Dr. Nicholas Vendemia is an Aesthetic Plastic Surgeon with bicoastal fellowship training at top institutions in New York and Beverly Hills that resulted in a unique balance in his artistic skills between the innovative, international flare of the West Coast, and the ultra-natural, reliable techniques of the East Coast. He specializes in cosmetic surgery of the face, eyes, nose, neck, breast and body, and is the President & Founder of MAS | Manhattan Aesthetic Surgery where he offers his signature procedures:
- The Rapid Recovery Breast Augmentation™
- The Playmate Breast Augmentation™
- The Natural Breast Augmentation™ with Gummy Bear Breast Implants
A former champion wrestler and bodybuilder, Dr. Vendemia began his career as a fitness specialist who’s own company, which he founded while in medical school, offered athletic training to professional athletes and sports teams, as well as personal training to a very exclusive clientele in Princeton, NJ, Philadelphia, PA, and New York City. He attended The Pennsylvania State University at University Park, where he graduated in the top 0.1 percent of his class, and earned several degrees in Pre-Medicine, Biology, Biochemistry, and Fine Arts. He is an accomplished artist and photographer, and several of his commissioned works are currently displayed in his beautiful Midtown Manhattan office.
Schedule A Consultation with Dr. VendemiaDr. Vendemia completed his Ivy League Internship and Residency in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at the esteemed New York Hospital- Weill Cornell Medical Center, which is consistently rated the Top Hospital in New York, and one of the Top 5 Hospitals nationwide. During his time at Cornell, he worked extensively in the fields of cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery at several of the world’s most renowned institutions: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, The Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, The Hospital for Special Surgery, The Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital, and Lenox Hill Hospital. The doctor then continued on to a highly sought-after Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills with one of the world’s most prominent aesthetic surgeons, Dr. W. Grant Stevens. The doctor’s bicoastal training afforded him the unique opportunity to pioneer and perfect the many of the most cutting-edge techniques from the East and West coasts, including his leading techniques in LipoSculpting™ and Breast Augmentation surgery..
The doctor has authored numerous articles on advanced plastic surgery techniques published in medical journals and textbooks such as Current Cosmetic Surgery and Before & After Plastic Surgery, and he is a candidate member in several of the leading professional societies in his field such as the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons (NESPS). He is also a member of the non-aesthetic medical organizations that advocate for physicians of all specialties nationwide such as the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY). The doctor’s artistic side affords him the unique ability to also be active in the world of fine art where he specializes in photography, sculpture, and pencil drawings of human form. His artistic background, his natural eye for symmetry and proportion, and his unrelenting perfectionism serve as the driving forces behind many of his novel techniques for breast augmentation, nonsurgical facial rejuvenation, and in the expanding uses of cosmetic injectables, fillers, and lasers. He has delivered lectures and presentations to his colleagues and clients across the country, and continues to be an active educator in his profession with the residents and fellows at Lenox Hill Hospital and the esteemed MEETH Cosmetic Surgery Clinic that serves as the final building block in the educations of the nation’s top new plastic surgeons. His uniquely balanced prowess in both the left-brained scientific, and right-brained artistic side of his profession led to the well-known slogan of his practice, “Merging Art & Science in the Greatest City in the World.”
Dr. Vendemia is fully credentialed in the practices of Medicine and Surgery, dually licensed in the practices of Medicine & Surgery in New York and California, and is privileged as a Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon at Lenox Hill Hospital, the prestigious Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital (MEETH), and The Center for Specialty Care.