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Dr. Samuel Rhee, MD

Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Rhee is a noted plastic surgeon in the greater New Jersey and New York area, with over 15 years of experience focusing on cosmetic surgery of the face, body and breast.

“A better plastic surgery experience” reflects Dr. Rhee’s belief the focus is always on the patient receiving the best care and avoiding the hype and excessive self-promotion too often associated with cosmetic surgery.


Experience and Training

  • board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery

  • Bachelor of Science degree in biology and philosophy - Duke University, Durham NC

  • Medical degree - Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY

  • General surgery training - New York-Presbyterian Hospital , New York, NY

  • Plastic surgery residency- University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI

  • Craniofacial surgery fellowship with Dr. Henry Kawamoto, Jr. - UCLA Medical Center, Westwood, CA

Academic appointments

Dr. Rhee is Associate Director of Plastic Surgery at Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, NJ. He also is an an attending surgeon at Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ.


Dr. Rhee has a special interest in international medical care. He has traveled to Colombia, Bangladesh, China, and North Korea both as a surgical care provider and lecturer for medical education worldwide.

As a fitness enthusiast, Dr. Rhee holds a Level 1 Crossfit trainer certification and coaches at Crossfit Bison, a gym in Midland Park, NJ.

Nanchang, China

Nanchang, China

Pyongyang, North Korea

Pyongyang, North Korea