Dr. Michelle Yagoda

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    • Member Type(s): Expert
      Communications Professional
    • Title:Facial Plastic Surgeon
    • Organization:Michelle R. Yagoda, M.D., P.C.
    • Area of Expertise:Facial Plastic Surgery, Voice Care, ENT
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My Expertise

    My Expertise

      Area(s) of expertise: Facial Plastic Surgery, Voice Care, ENT
      Summary of expertise:
      Dr. Michelle Yagoda is one of NYCs most experienced and well-respected female facial plastic surgeons. Trained in both Facial Plastic Surgery and Otolaryngology, Dr. Yagoda specializes in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of the face (including nose, eyes, ears, brows, lips, cheeks, chin, and skin). Her unique integrative approach to beauty combines the best of topical skincare, oral supplements, and alternative holistic therapies with injections, laser treatments, and surgery to obtain the most natural and rejuvenating results.

      In Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose, and Throat medicine and surgery), Dr. Yagoda sub-specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of sinus disease, and in Laryngology, she focuses on the care of the professional voice, combining natural, prescription, and holistic treatments with cutting-edge surgical techniques.

      As an internationally recognized expert in care of the professional voice, Dr. Yagoda treats entertainers on-and off-Broadway: performers of the New York City and Metropolitan Operas, screen actors, cabaret, rock, jazz, pop, rap, and gospel singers, disc jockeys, radio and television announcers, and public speakers. Highly regarded by the New York Singing Teachers’ Association as one of the most comprehensive voice specialists in New York, Dr. Yagoda has authored “The Professional Voice: Steps Towards Good Vocal Health,” and the column, “Whatever You Do, Don’t Whisper” in Standby, the newsletter of AFTRA.

      Dr. Yagoda received her medical degree magna cum laude from the six-year combined B.A.-M.D. program at Boston University. She completed two years of general surgical training at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. Her subsequent four-year residency included two years as Chief Resident and six months as Fellow in Otolaryngology, Head, and Neck Surgery and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, New York Hospital-Cornell University Medical Center, Lenox Hill Hospital, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Currently, she is on staff as Associate Adjunct Attending and Clinical Instructor at Lenox Hill Hospital, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, and Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital.

      Dr. Yagoda is an inventor and CEO of Opus Skincare, LLC, where she co-created BeautyScoop, a patented beauty supplement. Additionally, she serves on the Committees of Women in Facial Plastic Surgery and Face-to-Face: the Domestic Violence Project, where she provides complimentary plastic surgery to survivors of domestic abuse. Dr. Yagoda has been on the Medical Advisory Board for United Healthcare and Oxford Health Plans for more than a decade.She is an attending physician and clinical instructor at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital and The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.

      Dr. Yagoda caters to a selective, professional and celebrity clientele and is regarded as an excellent teacher and surgeon by patients and colleagues. She is affiliated with the NYSFPS, the AAFPRS and the AACS. As an expert, Dr. Yagoda has been featured on television and radio, in print and in documentaries.
      Blog/Web site: www.DrYagoda.com
      Twitter: Twitter.com/DrYagoda
      Facebook: Facebook.com/DrYagoda
      White paper/research:
      Please see the following link:

      http://www.dryagoda.com/about/Curriculum-Vitae.html

      Books/articles published:
      Please see the following link:

      http://www.dryagoda.com/about/Curriculum-Vitae.html

      Awards/associations/memberships:
      Please see the following link:

      http://www.dryagoda.com/about/Curriculum-Vitae.html

      Patent Holder - United States Patent Office - for BeautyScoop

      Magna Cum Laude - Boston University Combined BA-MD Program

      United States Presidential Scholar

      United States Patentee, U.S. Patent No. 8,329,642 B1

      Honorarium in Otolaryngology Research

      Johns Hopkins University Scholars' Program

      Gordon Johnson Memorial Scholarship Science Award

      American Legion Award - Leadership and Community Service

      Academic Excellence in Spanish

      Professional Organizations / Elective Offices


      Diplomate, Federation of State Licensure: June, 1989

      Junior Fellow, International College of Surgeons

      Medical Advisory Board, United Healthcare and Oxford Healthcare

      Medical Director, Brooklyn Youth Chorus

      Board of Trustees, Brookly, Youth Chorus Academy

      Associate Member, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery

      Committee Member, FACE-TO-FACE: The National Domestic Violence Project

      Committee Member, Women in Otolaryngology

      Associate Member, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons

      Associate Member, New York Facial Plastic Surgery Society

      Prior media experience:
      Please see the following link:

      http://www.dryagoda.com/media.html

      As an expert, Dr. Yagoda has been regularly featured on national and local television and radio, in print and in documentaries.

      Educational background:
      Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, New York, NY
      Chief Resident, Otolaryngology, 1993 - 1995

      Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, New York, NY
      Resident, Otolaryngology, 1991 - 1993

      Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY
      Resident, General Surgery, 1990 - 1991

      Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY
      Intern, General Surgery, 1989 - 1990

      Boston University Six-Year Medical Program, Boston. MA
      Combined BA-MD, 1982 - 1989
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      Trained in both Facial Plastic Surgery and Otolaryngology, Dr. Yagoda specializes in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of the face (including nose, eyes, ears, brows, lips, cheeks, chin, and skin). Her unique integrative approach to beauty combines the best of topical skincare, ingestible supplements, and alternative holistic therapies with injections, laser treatments, and surgery to obtain the most natural and rejuvenating results. In Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose, and Throat medicine and surgery), Dr. Yagoda sub-specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of sinus disease, and in Laryngology, she focuses on the care of the professional voice, combining natural, prescription, and holistic treatments with cutting-edge surgical techniques.

      As an internationally recognized expert in care of the professional voice, Dr. Yagoda treats entertainers on-and off-Broadway: performers of the New York City and Metropolitan Operas, screen actors, cabaret, rock, jazz, pop, rap, and gospel singers, disc jockeys, radio and television announcers, and public speakers. Highly regarded by the New York Singing Teachers’ Association as one of the most comprehensive voice specialists in New York, Dr. Yagoda has authored “The Professional Voice: Steps Towards Good Vocal Health,” and the column, “Whatever You Do, Don’t Whisper” in Standby, the newsletter of AFTRA.

      Dr. Yagoda received her medical degree magna **** laude from the six-year combined B.A.-M.D. program at Boston University. She completed two years of general surgical training at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. Her subsequent four-year residency included two years as Chief Resident and six months as Fellow in Otolaryngology, Head, and Neck Surgery and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, New York Hospital-Cornell University Medical Center, Lenox Hill Hospital, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Currently, she is on staff as Associate Adjunct Attending and Clinical Instructor at Lenox Hill Hospital, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, and Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital.

      Dr. Yagoda is CEO of Opus Skincare, LLC, where she co-developed BeautyScoop, a patent-pending beauty supplement. Additionally, she serves on the Committees of Women in Facial Plastic Surgery and Face-to-Face: the Domestic Violence Project, where she provides complimentary plastic surgery to survivors of domestic abuse. Dr. Yagoda has been on the Medical Advisory Board for United Healthcare and Oxford Health Plans for more than the decade.
      References:
      Please see the following link:

      http://www.dryagoda.com/patient-testimonials.html

      Interests:
      Interested in expert interviews in print, on radio, television and podcasts. Interested in lectures, consulting positions and editorial positions.
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