Meet Dr. Fredric Newman
Practicing out of Fairfield County, Connecticut, outside of NYC, plastic surgeon Fredric “Rick” Newman, M.D., is devoted to artfully enhancing people’s lives through advanced reconstructive and cosmetic surgery. For more than thirty years, Dr. Newman has helped patients from across the world realize their dreams.
Above all else, Dr. Fredric Newman values the trust his patients place in him. He believes in providing patients with the education and information they need to make informed decisions about cosmetic surgery. He speaks honestly about the risks and limitations of surgery and helps his patients understand how they can contribute to their own healing process.
Dr. Newman sees plastic surgery as both a science and an art. Drawn by his credentials and expertise, many of our patients travel from all over the world to our office in order to have Dr. Newman perform their procedure.
Devoted to Artfully Enhancing People’s Lives Through Advanced Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgery.
Recognized as one of The Top Plastic Surgeons in America
Dr. Newman has been recognized as one of “The Top Plastic Surgeons in America” as featured in Castle Connolly’s guide to America’s Top Doctors®. The prestigious Top Doctors® designation is based on peer nomination, and is awarded following an extensive review of credentials, training, hospital appointments, professional achievements, and more as conducted by the Castle Connolly physician-led research team.
Additionally, Dr. Newman has been featured on national television as well as in magazines and newspapers. Among his other accomplishments, Dr. Newman was the official plastic surgeon for the New York Rangers. We invite you to view our video library to watch media appearances featuring Dr. Newman.
Education & Training
In terms of training, very few plastic surgeons can match Dr. Newman. Before opening his successful private practice in Darien, Connecticut plastic surgeon Fredric Newman was educated at Yale College and did his general surgery training at Harvard Medical School. He received his M.D. from S.U.N.Y. Downstate Medical Center, graduating summa cum laude. He was also the Plastic Surgery Chief Resident at the Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, New York University Medical Center. During his educational tenure, Dr. Newman had the privilege of working with some of the leading plastic surgeons in this country, including John Marquis Converse, editor of the definitive plastic surgery textbook, and D. Ralph Millard, Jr., whom many consider the greatest plastic surgeon of the 20th century. Likewise, he has worked with James W. Smith, editor of the other best-received textbook of plastic surgery, and Dr. Yves-Gerard Illouz, known for perfecting modern liposuction techniques.
Associations & Memberships
Active in the medical community, Dr. Newman is a diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners, the American Board of Surgery, and the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the International College of Surgeons, and he is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. He is an Editorial Board Member of The Journal of Aesthetic Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery and has been published in many scientific journals.
Dr. Newman believes deeply in the importance of education and continual training. He has invested not only in his own ongoing education but also in the education of others. He has taught at Harvard Medical School, New York University Medical School, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York Medical College, and the University of Miami Medical School.
Our relationship begins with trust and ends with the successful completion of individualized natural beauty, rejuvenation, or reconstruction. ~ Dr. Newman
“Dr. Newman listened but he also educated me. In addition to his results, it really came down to the confidence that he instilled in me.” - Kim, Actual Patient