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Michael Alperovich

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Plastic)

Contact Information

Michael Alperovich, MD, MSc, FACS

Patient Care Locations

Mailing Address

  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

    330 Cedar Street, PO Box 208062

    New Haven, Connecticut, 06520-8062

    United States



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. Watch a video with Dr. Michael Alperovich>>

He has authored over one hundred 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

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Blair Rogers Research Award2015
Blair Rogers Research Award2014
Alpha Omega AlphaJohns Hopkins School of Medicine2009
United States Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar2006
magna cum laudeHarvard University2004
John Harvard ScholarshipHarvard University2003

Professional Service

United States Air Force AuxiliarySecond Lieutenant, Towson Composite Squadron (Towson, MD)2004 - 2009

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