Dr. Richard Henry Stephen Karpinski MD Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Richard Karpinski is a plastic surgeon in Castleton, New York and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Albany Memorial Hospital and Mount Sinai St. Luke's-Roosevelt. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 43 years. He is one of 4 doctors at Albany Memorial Hospital and one of 19 at Mount Sinai St. Luke's-Roosevelt who specialize in Plastic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Plastic Surgeon: General Plastic Surgery

Clinical Interests: Information Systems, Male Breast Neoplasms, Soft Tissue Neoplasms, Medical Records, Bandages

Education & Medical Training

Boston University Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1971–1977

New York University School of Medicine
Residency, Plastic Surgery, 1979–1981

Harvard Medical School
Class of 1971


Other Training, 1967

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Plastic Surgery
Certified in Plastic Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

NY State Medical License

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Listed in Castle Connolly "America's Top Doctors" every year since inception, https://www.castleconnolly.com/doctors/states/newyorkcity.cfm

Publications & Presentations

"How to Make a Skin Graft Fail"
2000 7 26

"An approach to treating wounds"
1990 12 5

Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds:"Breast Reconstruction"
1990 10 16

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