Meet Dr. Pillersdorf
Dr. Alan B. Pillersdorf is a skilled plastic surgeon with a reputation for caring, attention to detail and safety, and a commitment to staying at the forefront of his field. He has been in the practice of medicine for the past 30 years. As a decorated member of his profession, Dr. Pillersdorf has been on the prestigious list of Miami Metro Magazine’s “Best Doctors in South Florida” five times. Dr. Pillersdorf is the President of the Palm Beach County Society of Plastic Surgeons, Secretary of the Florida Medical Association; an organization of 21,000 physicians, is a Governor of the American College of Surgeons and Secretary/Treasurer of the Florida Chapter of the American College of Surgeons. He also served as the President of Palm Beach County Medical Society in 2003, and is currently Division Chief of the Department of Reconstructive Surgery at JFK Medical Center. His commitment to surgical excellence is matched only by his commitment to his community, his patients and his professionalism.
Dr. Pillersdorf’s surgical interests lie in the areas of minimally invasive procedures such as endoscopic brow lifts, ultrasonic liposuction, Smart Incision breast augmentation and short scar facelifts. He has a passion for the massive weight loss patients and extensive experience in brachioplasty, medial thigh lift, extended abdominoplasty and breast lifts. He is also a dedicated skin care removal specialist, and uses laser in his practice.
Dr. Pillersdorf is on staff and performs surgery at eight hospitals in the Palm Beach area. In addition to his clinical appointments, Dr. Pillersdorf maintains memberships in several professional societies, including:
- American Medical Association
- American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
- American Association of Hand Surgery
- Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons
- American Society of Plastic Surgeons
- American College of Surgeons
- Florida Medical Association
- Palm Beach County Medical Society
- Palm Beach County Society of Plastic Surgeons
Dr. Pillersdorf was appointed the Clinical Preceptor Professor, Department of Surgery at Nova Southeastern University in November 2003. He was appointed the Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Vermont School Of Medicine in July 2011 and was appointed the Affiliated Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine in September 2011.
Dr. Pillersdorf is a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC. He completed his residency training at Georgetown University, in General Surgery and then his plastic surgery residency at Nassau County Medical Center in New York. Dr. Pillersdorf is Board Certified in Plastic Surgery and General Surgery. He is a dedicated father and volunteers in several community activities including Project Access, a program for patients unable to maintain insurance. He is an avid baseball and basketball fan and enjoys golf. In 1991 he was a kidney donor to his only brother Gary, who he admires. You can follow Dr. Pillersdorf on Google+