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 Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and Lenox Hill. He also teaches cosmetic surgery to plastic surgery residents at these hospitals.
Dr. Fredrick A. Valauri 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. Dr. Valauri received his MD from SUNY-Downstate in Brooklyn.
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.
Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery (Plastic) New York University Medical Center
Chairman, Plastic Surgery Section NY Academy of Medicine 1996-1997
President, NY Regional Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 1999
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Association of Plastic Surgeons
American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
International Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
American Society for Surgery of the Hand
New York University Pre Medical Student of the Year Award 1974
First Prize; Senior Resident Conference-Mandibular Reconstruction 1984
First Prize ASPRS The Crane Principal Revisited 1991
Member, Editorial Board of Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery 1988-1995
Member, Editorial Board of Plastic Surgery Inservice Exam, 1992 and 1993
Co-Author of Atlas of Reconstructive Microsurgery (1992)
Author of nearly 100 articles, book chapters, videotapes and presentations on cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery
Director, Beauty Enhancement Center