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Dr. Lyle Leipziger Named Top Doctor in Plastic Surgery

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Dr. Lyle Leipziger of Great Neck has been named a top plastic surgeon in New York Magazine's latest guide to the "Best Doctors in New York." Dr. Leipziger is chief of Plastic Surgery at North ...

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Dr. Lyle Leipziger of Great Neck has been named a top plastic surgeon in New York Magazine's latest guide to the "Best Doctors in New York." Dr. Leipziger is chief of Plastic Surgery at North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Physicians named in the Best Doctors guide are selected based on a survey of their peers and hospital executives, according to New York magazine.

"I am honored to be among the select group of physicians named in this survey," said Dr. Leipziger,a Board-certified plastic surgeon specializing in aesthetic plastic surgery of the face, breast and body. This is the eighth consecutive year he has been named in the New York magazine guide. He is also consistently listed in the Castle Connolly Medical Guides, How to Find the Best Doctors in New York and America's Top Doctors.