Dr. Alain PolyniceBoard Certified Plastic Surgeon

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Alain Polynice, M.D.

is a board certified plastic surgeon, certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Polynice completed his training in Plastic Surgery at the world renowned Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Following his plastic surgery training, Dr. Polynice completed a traveling fellowship throughout the United States, Australia, Asia, Europe and South America. Having learned advanced techniques during his travels, Dr. Alain Polynice brings to the Williams Center for Excellence cutting edge procedures in breast enhancement and body contouring.

Dr. Polynice’s international background and training also give him a keen insight into the needs of patients across many cultural lines. He is fluent in both French and Spanish. Dr. Polynice has published several articles for peer reviewed journals and has written chapters for medical text books as well as educational chapters on emedicine.com. He is the author of: “Your Complete Guide to Breast Reduction and Breast Lifts”, a comprehensive review for women considering breast surgery.

Dr. Alain Polynice attended medical school at the Pontifical Catholic University in Santiago, one of only five such universities in the world ratified by the Vatican. He then completed his training in general surgery with an internship in Toulouse, France and residency training at North Shore University Hospital in Long Island New York. He then went on to do a specialized fellowship in burn care at the New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell medical Center in New York City. There he learned cutting edge techniques in managing burn victims and caring for burn scars. Dr. Alain Polynice was featured in Time Magazines Heroes of Medicine issue. Dr. Polynice then went on to the Mayo Clinic to pursue advanced specialized training in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Very active in education and resident training, Dr. Polynice is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, he is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgery and he is Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at New York Medical College.

A Letter to My Patients

Often I get asked what I like most about being a plastic surgeon, you may think the answer would be the challenge and satisfaction of doing that perfect surgery. No, what I love the most is the interaction with my patients, listening to them and helping them achieve their goals. There is no greater reward than to see a patient whose life and confidence have been transformed with surgery. I’m humbled every time so I want to thank all my patients for their trust and for allowing me to be a part of their journey.

Dr. Alain Polynice

“I am a Williams Center Breast & Body Specialist”

    Certifications & Associations

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery -2002
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery, Recertified -2012
  • 1998-present American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • 2001-present New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • 2005-present New York Facial Plastic Surgery Society
  • 1997-1999 American Burn Association

    Education & Training

  • 1/1984-6/1989 Pontifical Catholic University Santiago Dominican Republic Medical Doctor
  • 7/1993-6/1995 Columbia University Hospital/Harlem Hospital New York, New York General Surgery Residency
  • 7/1995-6/1997 North Shore University Hospital- Manhasset, New York General Surgery Residency
  • 7/1997-6/1998 New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center New York, New York Burn Fellowship
  • 7/1998-6/2000 Mayo Clinic-Rochester, Minnesota Plastic Surgery Residency
  • 7/2000-12/2000 Traveling Fellowship Australia, Asia, Europe

Begin Your Journey With Dr. Polynice

Do you want to find out how facial cosmetic surgery can improve your look? New York patients can request a consultation online or give us a call at
(518) 490-0726

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