Dr. Helen S. Colen has been performing cosmetic plastic surgery for the past 25 years. She graduated from New York University Medical School in 1972 and then trained in Pediatrics at Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pa. She continued her training in General Surgery at the University of Colorado Medical Center till June of 1979. Dr. Colen then continued in a Plastic Surgery Residency at St. Luke’s- Roosevelt Hospital, in New York and a Microsurgery Fellowship at NYU Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital. Certified by the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Board in 1983, Dr. Colen is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a Fellow of the Lipolysis Society, a Fellow of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and a member of the New York County Medical Society.
Dr. Colen is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, achieved the AMA Physicians Recognition Award since 1982 till present and has been included in Town and Country Magazine‘s best doctors list in 2001. She is in the Top Doctors list in Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. since 1997 and is listed in the Who’s Who of American Women in USA. She has also been on the best Doctors list of New York Magazine in 2001. In addition Dr. Colen has been mentioned in innumerable articles in popular publications throughout the time of her practice: i.e. Glamour magazine, US, Self, W, Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Town and Country just to mention a few.
Currently she is Clinical Associate Professor (Plastic Surgery) in the NYU School of Medicine, department of Surgery she is also an Attending Physician in Plastic Surgery at Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital and at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary in NY. She also has lectured and written extensively on various plastic surgery procedures.