Dr. Shaw has a high level of expertise and experience within the plastic surgery industry. He was originally born and raised in Long Island, New York and completed his undergraduate at Emory University. He received his medical degree from New York Medical College in 1979 and then continued to achieve a five-year General Surgery residency. He completed his plastic surgery residency training at the Phoenix Integrated Plastic Surgery residency in 1986.
Since then Dr. Shaw has performed thousands of plastic surgery procedures. He is now a double-boarded Plastic Surgeon, which demanded 7 years of surgical training alone. He is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the only board recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties to certify doctors in Plastic Surgery. He is also certified by the American Board of Surgery.
The American Board of Plastic Surgery only certifies physicians who have completed the following:
- Medical School
- A specialized residency in Surgery, Otolaryngology, or Orthopedics
- A Plastic Surgery residency
- A rigorous set of oral and written examinations
Aside from his certifications he is also a member of regional and national medical societies including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and The American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
Throughout his 25+ years of performing plastic surgery in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area, he has been recognized and awarded with numerous achievements. Some of his recognitions include receiving the most votes in the category of Plastic Surgery and was also named the “Top Doc” in Plastic Surgery in Phoenix Magazine in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014. He was named “Top Doc” in both Plastic Surgery categories – Body and Facial Plastic Surgery in 2013. The readers of Scottsdale Magazine also voted Dr. Shaw as the “Best Plastic Surgeon in Scottsdale.”
Dr. Shaw now exclusively practices Cosmetic Plastic Surgery utilizing the most innovative techniques available such as endoscopic facial and breast surgery and ultrasonic and laser assisted liposuction (SmartLipo). Find out more about Dr. Shaw along with reviews, photos, and frequently asked questions at www.realself.com.