Michael Alperovich, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Plastic)

Departments & Organizations

Surgery: Fetal Care Center | Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery: Breast Reconstructive Surgery Program; Cosmetic Surgery Program; Craniofacial Fellowship; Craniofacial Surgery Program; Post-Bariatric Body Contouring Surgery Program

Fetal Care Center

Yale Cancer Center: Breast Center

Yale Medicine


A native of Connecticut, Dr. Michael Alperovich is a Board Certified plastic surgeon, full-time faculty member, and Co-Director of Craniofacial Surgery at Yale University. He is a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard University, attended the University of Oxford for graduate school receiving Distinction honors, and graduated Alpha Omega Alpha from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Dr. Alperovich completed an integrated plastic surgery residency and a craniofacial and microsurgical reconstructive fellowship at New York University's Department of Plastic Surgery. He also has clinical expertise in facial, breast and body aesthetic surgery.

He has authored over sixty peer-reviewed publications and multiple plastic surgery book chapters. A two-time recipient of the Blair Rogers research award during training, he has presented nationally and internationally in the areas of craniofacial surgery, microvascular surgery, and breast reconstruction. He serves on the Editorial Board of three plastic surgery journals as well as contributes as an ad hoc reviewer for several other journals.

Education & Training

MD Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine (2009)
MSc University of Oxford, Biology (2007)
BA Harvard University, Biology (2004)
Fellowship in Craniofacial and Microsurgical Reconstruction New York University Langone Medical Center
Chief Resident, Plastic Surgery New York University Langone Medical Center
Resident, Plastic Surgery New York University Langone Medical Center
Board Certification AB of Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery (2017)

Honors & Recognition

  • Blair Rogers Research Award (2015)

  • Blair Rogers Research Award (2014)

  • Alpha Omega AlphaJohns Hopkins School of Medicine (2009)

  • United States Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar (2006)

  • magna cum laudeHarvard University (2004)

  • John Harvard ScholarshipHarvard University (2003)

Professional Service

  • United States Air Force Auxiliary (2004 - 2009) Second Lieutenant, Towson Composite Squadron (Towson, MD)

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Contact Info

Michael Alperovich, MD, MSc
Mailing Address
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery330 Cedar Street
PO Box 208062

New Haven, Connecticut 06520-8062