On March 15, 2010 world-renowned Plastic Surgeon and Twins Study Researcher, Dr. Darrick Antell, discussed plastic surgery at American University of Antigua (AUA).

Dr. Darrick Antell’s practice is located in New York where he specializes in cosmetic and aesthetic surgery. He routinely appears on lists of best doctors in Town and Country, Vogue, and New York Magazine. In a career that spans over twenty years, Dr. Antell has performed thousands of meticulous surgeries with the most advanced medical equipment while employing the deftness of an artist.

Dr. Antell’s erudite lecture touched on many topics including but not limited to the history of plastic surgery and how it has evolved in modern medicine; the effect of sunlight, smoking, and stress on aging in twins and the general population; how plastic surgery heals physical scars and emotional scars; the effects of scarring in embryonic development versus adulthood; the prevention and management of scar tissue with the use of radiation.

Dr. Antell’s lecture provided AUA students with a wealth of information on a possible career path open to them when they obtain their MDs. Students who attended spoke highly of the lecture and are eager to have Dr. Antell return to the campus soon.

About New York Plastic Surgeon Dr. Antell’s Medical Career

Dr. Antell is a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon. He has been in private practice and has served as Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at Columbia University for over 20 years. He is an official spokesperson for the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and is a member of many regional and national medical societies, including the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Antell is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and received his general surgery training at Stanford University Medical Center. After graduating, he went on to specialize in plastic/reconstructive surgery, training at the New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center and the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. He also has a Doctor of Medical Dentistry (DMD) degree from Case Western Reserve University. With both these degrees (MD and DMD), Dr. Antell has the unique expertise to analyze and reconstruct facial features. For more information about Dr. Antell, please visit www.antell-md.com.