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Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
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    • Positions
    • PROFESSOR | Surgery
    • PROFESSOR | Pediatrics
    • PROFESSOR | Neurosurgery
    • PROFESSOR | Dentistry
    • PROFESSOR | Medical Education
    • Specialty
    • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    • Languages
    • Spanish
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Mount Sinai Brooklyn
    • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
    • Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
    • New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
    • Mount Sinai Queens

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Peter J. Taub, MD, FACS, FAAP, was born and raised in New York City. He attended The Dalton School (1985), Brown University (1989) and the Albert Einstein School of Medicine (1993), from which he graduated with national Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) honors and distinction for research in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He completed an internship and General Surgery residency at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York (1999). During that time, Dr. Taub spent a year in the Microvascular research laboratory and served as the Teaching Resident for the third year medical students. He went on to complete a second residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles and stayed for an additional year of training in Craniofacial Surgery under the direction of Dr. Henry K. Kawamoto, Jr., M.D., D.D.S.

After completing his training, Dr. Taub returned to New York to serve as the Chief of the Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery service at New York Medical College and the Maria Fareri Children's Hospital as well as the Director of the Westchester Craniofacial Center. In addition, he is an active member of the Mount Sinai Cleft and Craniofacial Center.

Dr. Taub is board certified in both General Surgery (2001) and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (2003). He is a Fellow of both the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP). In 2020 he became an inaugural Editor of the Journal FACE, a peer reviewed on-line journal founded as the official journal of the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons (ASMS) and the American Society of Craniofacial Surgeons (ASCFS). He is active in many national professional societies, including the American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS), the American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association (ACPA), the Plastic Surgery Research Council (PSRC), the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgery (ASMS), and the New York Academy of Medicine.

In addition to his interest in aesthetic surgery, Dr. Taub has published articles and chapters in the field of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, including original advancements in the field of Craniofacial Surgery. Along with his skill and expertise in Plastic Surgery, he brings a true compassion for his patients and their families.

Dr. Taub has an interest in contemporary art and photography and is an avid skier, tennis player, and sailor.

In the News

Dr. Taub has been named one of NY Magazine's Best Doctors for the 4th year in a row.

Dr. Taub discusses cleft lips and palates in The Daily News feature The Daily Check Up.
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Dr.Peter Taub and Dr. Paul Pierce discuss the evaluation of positionalplagiocephaly in View the Article


American Board of Plastic Surgery
American Board of Surgery

Clinical Focus


MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Internship, General Surgery
Mount Sinai Hospital

Residency, Surgery
Mount Sinai Hospital

Residency, Plastic & Recon. Sur
UCLA Medical Center

Fellowship, Maxillofacial Surgery
UCLA Medical Center


Spanish, English