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Peter Taub

  • PROFESSOR Surgery
  • PROFESSOR Pediatrics
  • PROFESSOR Neurosurgery
  • PROFESSOR Dentistry
  • PROFESSOR Medical Education
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  • American Board of Plastic Surgery

  • American Board of Surgery


  • MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

  • Internship, General Surgery
    Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Residency, Surgery
    Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Residency, Plastic & Recon. Sur
    UCLA Medical Center

  • Fellowship, Maxillofacial
    UCLA Medical Center


    Peter J. Taub, MD, FACS, FAAP, was born and raised in New York City. He attended The Dalton School (1985), Brown University (1989) and the Albert Einstein School of Medicine (1993), from which he graduated with national Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) honors and distinction for research in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He completed an internship and General Surgery residency at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York (1999). During that time, Dr. Taub spent a year in the Microvascular research laboratory and served as the Teaching Resident for the third year medical students. He went on to complete a second residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles and stayed for an additional year of training in Craniofacial Surgery under the direction of Dr. Henry K. Kawamoto, Jr., M.D., D.D.S.

    After completing his training, Dr. Taub returned to New York to serve as the Chief of the Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery service at New York Medical College and the Maria Fareri Children -?s Hospital as well as the Director of the Westchester Craniofacial Center. In addition, he is an active member of the Mount Sinai Cleft and Craniofacial Center.

    Dr. Taub is board certified in both General Surgery (2001) and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (2003). He is a Fellow of both the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP). He is active in many national professional societies, including the American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS), the American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association (ACPA), the Plastic Surgery Research Council (PSRC), the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgery (ASMS), and the New York Academy of Medicine.

    In addition to his interest in aesthetic surgery, Dr. Taub has published articles and chapters in the field of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, including original advancements in the field of Craniofacial Surgery. Along with his skill and expertise in Plastic Surgery, he brings a true compassion for his patients and their families.

    Dr. Taub has an interest in contemporary art and photography and is an avid skier, tennis player, and sailor.

    In the News

    Dr. Taub discusses cleft lips and palates in The Daily News feature The Daily Check Up.
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    Dr.Peter Taub and Dr. Paul Pierce discuss the evaluation of positional plagiocephaly in View the Article


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    Resident Teaching Award
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The Mount Sinai Medical Center

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    1st Place Research Award
    4th Annual Louis R. M. Del Guercio Surgical Research Day, New York Medical College

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    Student Award for Best Research Paper
    The Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine

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    1st Place Clinical Research Award
    UCLA School of Medicine, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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    Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA)

  • 2013 -
    Best Doctors
    New York Magazine

  • 2012 -
    Best Doctors
    New York Magazine

  • 2011 -
    Best Doctors
    New York Magazine

  • 2010 -
    Best Doctors
    New York Magazine

  • 2009 -
    Best Doctors
    New York Magazine

  • 1997 -
    2nd Prize Investigator Award


  • Bone healing
  • Wound healing


Taub PJ, Bradley JP, Kawamoto Jr HK. Closure of an oronasal fistula in an irradiated palate by distraction osteogenesis. J Craniofac Surg 2001 Sep; 12(5): 495-499.

Taub P, Bradley JP, Stuzin JM, Kawamoto Jr HK. Decreased morbidity in monobloc advancement with distraction osteogenesis. Plastic Surgery Forum 2002; 25: 143.

Bradley JP, Taub PJ, Kawamoto Jr HK, Wexler A , Cahan L . Antley-Bixler Syndrome: A case of long-term survival and two cases of surgical correction. Plast Reconstr Surg 2003 Apr; 111(4): 1454-1460.

Taub PJ, Bradley JP, Markowitz BL. Single-stage lip and nasal reconstruction in holoprosencephaly. Plast Reconstr Surg 2003 Jun; 111(7): 2324-2327.

Taub PJ, Rudkin GH, Clearihue 3rd WJ, Miller TA. Prefabricated alloplastic implants for cranial defects. Plast Reconstr Surg 2003 Mar; 111(3): 1233-1240.

Kawamoto Jr HK, Bradley JP, Taub PJ. Correction of warfarin-induced nasal hypoplasia. Plast Reconstr Surg 2003 Apr; 111(5): 1680-1687.

Taub PJ, Bradley JP, Setoguchi Y, Schimmenti L, Kawamoto Jr HK. Typical facial clefting and constriction band anomalies: an unusual association in three unrelated patients. Am J Med Genet 2003 Jul; 120(2): 256-260.

Taub PJ, Kawamoto HK Jr. Orbital Fractures. In: Thaller SR, Mcdonald WS, editors. Facial Trauma. Marcel Dekker Inc.; 2004.

Taub P, Jones NF. Sequential second free bone flaps for reconstruction of metachronous. Plast Reconstr Surg 2005 Sep; 116(4): 939-945.

Taub PJ, Kawamoto HK Jr. Facial Clefting and Hypertelorism. In: Mc Carthy JG, Galiano RD, Boutros S, editors. Current Therapy of Plastic Surgery. Philadelphia, Elsevier; 2006.

Industry Relationships

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Dr. Taub did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2015 and/or 2016: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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5 East 98th Street
New York, NY 10029

Dr. Peter Taub

5 East 98th Street
14th Floor, Suite B, Box 1259
New York, NY 10029

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Fax: 212-241-5999
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  • Tuesday 1:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Thursday 1:00pm - 5:00pm
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