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Dr. Mark Erlich, the founder and director of Profiles & Contours for the past 23 years, has carefully chosen 2 other surgeons who are highly experienced in performing cosmetic and functional nose surgery to join him in providing quality care for patients interested in having nose surgery in New York City and Connecticut . Please continue to read about the 3 talented surgeons at Profiles & Contours and you too will realize why over 8,000 men and women have trusted them to perform their rhinoplasty and septoplasty procedures. If you'd like, please take a moment to learn more about plastic surgery in New York when you visit our main Web site.


Mark A. Erlich, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Mark A. Erlich, M.D., F.A.C.S.Mark A. Erlich, M.D., F.A.C.S. is the founder and director of Profiles & Contours at New York Plastic Surgery, P.C. and has extensive experience, training and board-certification in both facial plastic surgery and surgery of the head and neck. Dr. Erlich has received board-certification from the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the American Board of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, and the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery. Dr. Erlich is on the faculty of 3 of New York's most prestigious medical schools and hospitals and is very involved in the teaching of medical students, residents, fellows and practicing surgeons. He is also involved in the teaching of anatomy of the head and neck at the Yale University School of Medicine in Connecticut. Dr. Erlich attended the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York and completed a fellowship at Einstein as well. He completed his residency under Drs. William Lawson and Hugh Biller at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York.

Dr. Erlich is credited with introducing computer imaging to the field of plastic surgery in 1985 and has introduced several techniques to the field of facial plastic surgery. He has lectured extensively to other surgeons on these techniques in the United States and Europe and has been featured on television and in magazines in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

Meet Dr. Erlich


Richard Westreich, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Richard Westreich, M.D., F.A.C.S.Richard Westreich, M.D., F.A.C.S. is board certified by both the American Board of Facial Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. He is currently the Director of Facial Plastic Surgery at the Long Island College Hospital, an Assistant Professor at the SUNY-Downstate Medical Center, and an adjunct clinical professor at the Mt. Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Westreich has written several papers on septoplasty and rhinoplasty techniques as well as the surgical correction of the deviated nose. He performs a specialized closed rhinoplasty technique that helps to straighten deviated noses in patients with nasal septal deviations and facial asymmetry. Dr. Westreich is listed in the Guide to America's Top Physicians.

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Drs. Erlich and Westreich both completed surgical residencies under the guidance of Dr. William Lawson at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Because these 2 surgeons come from the same respected, demanding residency in head and neck surgery, they share a similar philosophy about surgery and have a special understanding of open and closed rhinoplasty.

Request a free surgical consultation online to meet with one of our surgeons and see firsthand what makes our team so special. You can also call our New York City office at 212-861-4100 or reach our Norwalk, Connecticut office at 203-852-1650.

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