Plastic Surgery Medical Team
Stephen R. Colen, M.D.
Chairman, Professor of Surgery New York University Medical Center
The Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is chaired by Stephen R. Colen, M.D., who joined Hackensack University Medical Center in 2002 from New York University Medical Center. Dr. Colen, who maintains offices at Hackensack University Medical Center and in New York City, has been in practice for 25 years. He is skilled in all areas of plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Dr. Colen has special expertise in breast reconstruction following cancer surgery. Fifteen years ago, he developed the Immediate Breast Reconstruction Program at New York University Medical Center, which utilizes surgical techniques to reconstruct the breast immediately after its removal for breast cancer. The program has helped hundreds of women recover both physically and emotionally from breast cancer surgery.
Dr. Colen specializes in cosmetic surgery of the face and body as well as breast reconstruction. He is board certified in both general surgery and plastic surgery. He is frequently invited to lecture at national and international medical conferences. Widely published in major medical journals, Dr. Colen is an associate professor at New York University Medical Center and is also on staff for their Residency Training Program.
Richard Winters, M.D.
Richard M. Winters, M.D., FACS graduated from Tufts University and the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. His postgraduate surgical training includes full general surgery training with board certification, plastic surgery training at Cornell/New York Hospital with board certification and additional training in complex microsurgery in San Francisco. Dr. Winters has been in practice at Hackensack University Medical Center since 1998 and currently sees a wide variety of cosmetic and complex reconstructive patients.