A graduate of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Dr. David A. Palaia completed his Chief Residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. A member of the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS), Dr. Palaia is board-certified in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Dr. Palaia was the Chief of Plastic Surgery at NWH from 2000-2006. He has authored numerous articles in prestigious journals such as Annals of Plastic Surgery and Facial Plastic Surgery.
He has lectured internationally on a variety of topics, including breast reconstruction, cosmetic breast surgery, and facial plastic surgery. He has performed live surgery both internationally as well as at domestic programs for the education of surgeons around the world. Dr. Palaia specializes in facial cosmetic surgery. His practice also encompasses body contouring, including ultrasonic and tumescent liposuction techniques, breast reconstruction, breast augmentation and other breast related surgeries.
In addition to his clinical appointments, Dr. Palaia maintains a number of professional affiliations. He is an active member of:
Dr. Palaia's states his "commitment to provide a highly technical service to the community with a great level of expertise, compassion and artistry, and to do this in a safe, comfortable setting."