Dr. Shafer is Board Certified in Plastic Surgery, a Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and a Member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr. David Shafer is trained in all aspects of plastic and reconstructive surgery, however he specializes in aesthetic surgery. He established Shafer Plastic Surgery in Manhattan with one specific goal which is to break down the traditional doctor-patient barrier and create an environment where patients feel comfortable and relaxed. Dr. Shafer treats every patient as if they are family. Many patients have commented that talking in his consultation room is like sitting around the kitchen table. Dr. Shafer is a modern surgeon and an innovator. He stays on the cutting edge of technological and surgical developments to offer his patients the best possible treatment and advice. Dr. Shafer’s approach is a major part of why his practice thrives on referrals. Despite his great talent, he has modesty and approachability and great comfort that patients say set him apart from any other doctor.