About Our Practice

Our welcoming and AAAHC certified Upper East Side office offers the highest standards of personalized and professional medical care. It is a unique and individually customized practice where each patient is considered extremely important from their very first consultation to their post- surgical follow-up visits. Our knowledgeable and highly attentive staff is dedicated to meeting your cosmetic and/or functional needs.

Depending on your procedure, Dr. Guida can perform your operation at various locations. The AAAHC certified office, operating and recovery rooms provide the utmost in personal attention and privacy. The staff includes board certified anesthesiologists and registered nurses who have extensive operating and recovery room experience. In addition, Dr. Guida has privileges and operates at the New York - Presbyterian Hospital (where he was the Director of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery division from 1992 to 1999 and is currently a clinical associate professor), Lenox Hill Hospital , and Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital . But whatever location you choose, all patients are guaranteed privacy and individualized care.

Dr. Guida's surgical expertise includes cosmetic and functional nose surgery; cosmetic face and neck lifts; eyelid and brow lift surgery; cosmetic lip and chin augmentation; ear surgery; tumescent body liposuction with liposculpting; and facial implantology.

His patients also benefit from his extensive training in both functional and cosmetic nose surgery. He is highly skilled in the surgical treatment of all aspects of nasal sinus disease, functional nasal problems, and any cosmetic concerns of the nose, including rhinoplasty (both primary and revisions).

Dr. Guida has vast experience in reconstructive surgery following removal of facial tumors from Mohs' surgery for skin cancer. Dr. Guida's holistic approach to skin rejuvenation incorporates adjuncts to surgery utilizing Botox, Restylane, Juvaderm, Radiesse, Collagen, and fat injections along with other fillers. Dr. Guida has two decades of experience with a variety of lasers for the treatment of cosmetic skin concerns, including wrinkles, sun damage, age spots, acne scarring, leg veins and other vascular lesions, tattoo removal as well as laser hair removal for all skin types.

Dr. Guida strongly believes that proper Skincare maintenance and skin protection is the foundation of healthy and youthful skin. For that reason he has formulated a series of sunscreens and Skincare products for his patients in order to maintain healthy skin for the years ahead. In addition, Dr. Guida has a strong background in using a variety of chemical peels that provide deeper resurfacing than home care products, but lighter than some laser treatments, offering a complete spectrum of Skincare and skin resurfacing based on your individual needs.

About Dr. Guida

Dr. Robert Guida has repeatedly been listed in New York Magazine's Best Doctor Issue as well as the issue featuring the top "Beauty Doctors" in New York City. The Connolly Guide of Best Doctors has named him one of "the best doctors in New York". He has been practicing aesthetic and reconstructive surgery in New York since 1990.

What distinguishes Dr. Robert Guida is his extensive training in both functional & cosmetic surgery. He is double board certified by both the American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery.

Dr. Guida's Unique Approach

Dr. Guida is renowned for his command of innovative plastic surgery techniques and the natural looking results he achieves for patients. Dr. Guida believes that any cosmetic surgery procedure should reflect the patient's individuality. Dr. Guida sees himself as both a physician and a craftsman, which means that his patients have the benefit of not just his technical expertise, but also his artistic sense.

Dr. Guida feels that aesthetic surgeons must develop a sixth sense that helps them understand each patient's goals and desires. As quoted by Dr. Guida, "I spend a great deal of time listening to my patients' concerns and wishes. In addition, computerized digital imaging allows me to communicate better with my patients, giving us the opportunity to study their unique facial anatomy more objectively. It then becomes much easier for us to come up with an agreed upon approach".

Dr. Guida is personally involved in all aspects of his patients' operative care. This includes placement and removal of every suture as well as all other post-operative care responsibilities. Dr. Guida believes that delivering the highest quality patient care requires his personal involvement and monitoring of the entire healing process. He feels this highly attentive involvement facilitates his patients' recovery, as he is intimately involved and aware the healing process at every level at all times.