Dr. Fredrick A. Valauri French was born and raised in the New York metropolitan area. After being named the valedictorian at Salesian Preparatory High School, Dr. Valauri went on to receive his B.A. in Psychobiology from NYU in 1974. Dr. Valauri received his MD from SUNY-Downstate in Brooklyn in 1978.
Dr. Valauri completed his residency training in general surgery and plastic surgery at NYU-Bellevue Medical Center and his fellowship training in hand and microsurgery in San Francisco with Dr. Harry Buncke. The doctor has authored over 30 medical articles, is a former editor of the Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery and a contributor to the Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is a lecturer and faculty member at national and international plastic surgery conferences.
Dr. Valauri is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is a past president of the NY Regional Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and a member of some 20 professional societies, including the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. He is Attending Surgeon at several New York hospitals, including NYU-Bellevue, Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat, and Lennox Hill. He also teaches cosmetic surgery to plastic surgery residents at these hospitals.
Dr. Valauri is listed in the Guide to America's Top Surgeons, and in America's Cosmetic Doctors and Dentists.
Dr. Valauri listens carefully to your concerns and strives to gain an in-depth appreciation of your unique beauty and health goals. He will suggest procedures designed specifically to meet your concerns and to achieve a natural looking result.
Trained as a microsurgeon by the legendary Dr. Harry Buncke, Dr. Valauri co-authored 'The Atlas of Microsurgery'. He utilizes his microsurgical skills to perform delicate cosmetic and reconstructive surgery procedures to achieve the finest results.