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Dr. Edmund Kwan

Dr. Edmund Kwan M.D. Dr. Edmund Kwan is a Plastic Surgeon fully trained in plastic and reconstructive surgery. He has dedicated his practice to the unique enhancement and preservation of each patient’s ethnic integrity and identity, and approaches every patient differently. Dr. Kwan is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) and is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Dr.Kwan has been in practice for over 20 years. His expertise focuses on most cosmetic procedures including, but not limited to, facial shaping and contouring, body shaping, breast augmentation, hand surgery, forehead shaping, nose surgery, double eyelid fold surgery and brow lifts. His practice encompasses both ethnic and non-ethnic patients.

Dr. Kwan attended Georgetown University Medical School. A fully trained general surgeon, he completed his plastic surgery residency at Cornell-New York Presbyterian Hospital and fellowship at Sloan Kettering Cancer Hospital Center in New York City. He received Hand Surgery Training at the prestigious Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. He also received craniofacial trauma training at Baltimore Shock Trauma Center at John Hopkins Medical Center where he reconstructed complex fractures involving the face. Dr. Kwan went on to specialize in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery of the Asian Face with Dr. Robert S. Flowers, a pioneer of Asian Plastic Surgery, in Honolulu, Hawaii.

What our patients say


He's a perfectionist!!! I went to Dr. Kwan because of his reputation and experience but he gave me beautiful eyes. Other people have complimented me. I went back to him and had breast implants.
It's very natural and I love them.
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Located in Manhattan, he is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery at Cornell University Medical College and New York Medical College. Dr. Kwan holds the title as an Attending Surgeon at New York Presbyterian Hospital and Holy Name Medical Center in New Jersey, where he teaches residents and medical students. He is also a frequent speaker at educational seminars and plastic surgery conferences. With three offices in the New York Tri-state area, Dr. Kwan continues to stay on the cutting edge of the latest advancements in plastic and cosmetic surgery to better serve the needs of his patients.

"Let it Flow" by Dr. Edmund Kwan - Plastic Surgeon at Edmund Kwan, M.D.

What made you write the book 'Let It Flow'?

In my practice I get patients who suffer from chronic diseases such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes & heart disease. I thought it is a natural process that people go through as they got old.

But then I realized as I was operating on many of these patients especially the ones who have these chronic diseases that their blood flow is different, and because the blood flow is compromised the healing process is slowed as well.

This had me thinking of how important blood flow is which led me to write this book “Let it Flow’.

What are the main plastic suregry procedures Dr. Kwan perform?

In his practice he practices plastic and reconstructive surgery. Which mean that he does cosmetic surgeries such as eyelids, noses, breast implants, tummy tucks as well as complex reconstruction for breast, head and neck. He also does reconstructive surgery on patients who have been in car accidents where he reconstructs their bones.

He has been in practice for the past 25 years.

Call Dr. Edmund Kwan on (212) 734-4488 for an initial appointment and consultation visit."

This book will give you many useful tips, so you can make better choices toward preventing chronic diseases and living a longer, healthier life.

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V-Line Surgery

Jaw reduction, Chin implant, Chin Shaping
This procedure involves establishing a V-shape contour of the lower face by modifying the jaw line.

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Aesthetic Surgery Journal Facial Implant of Asian Patients

by Edmund Kwan, M.D.

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