Institute for Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery

NY Group

NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital is proud to announce the expansion of our Institute for Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery. Top surgeons have been added, bringing new areas of specialties in reconstructive and cosmetic surgery, including rhinoplasty and special surgeries to correct ocular deformities. These new surgeons, Drs. Kayvan Keyhani, William Losquadro, and Dennis Pastena, join our already established team Drs. C. Andrew Salzberg and R. Michael Koch - the world renowned surgeons of the New York Group for Plastic Surgery. No matter which procedure they choose, patients of the Institute can expect to receive personalized attention from the most skilled surgeons in the area. Our sparkling new state-of-the-art, expanded surgery center continues to maintain a 99 percent patient satisfaction rating with friendly and competent staff.

We are conveniently located, and have free parking. For more information on the Institute for Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery or to make an appointment call 914-788-4635.


Members of our Team

New York Group for Plastic Surgery

With more than 25 years of experience, Drs. C. Andrew Salzberg and R. Michael Koch have developed a reputation for excellence. Now they offer their services at NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital in Cortlandt Manor NY. They offer a full range of cosmetic surgeries, including a revolutionary new liposuction technique, called AQUALIPO. Patients can also choose from a wide variety of non-invasive cosmetic treatments.

Drs. Salzberg and Koch have made major contributions to the field of plastic surgery and also specialize in breast reconstruction. They are renowned for their work in the development of nipple-sparing mastectomies and one-step implants and work closely with the Ashikari Breast Center here at the hospital. For more information please call 914-293-8700.

“We believe in creating beautiful shapes and youthful contours without going beyond the right balance for you. Our commitment is to provide you with exceptional quality services based on our experience, surgical skills, and compassionate understanding of what you desire. We will always offer you an honest evaluation of your needs.” – Dr. C. Andrew Salzberg, R Michael Koch.


Dr. C. Andrew Salzberg

Dr. C. Andrew Salzburg

Dr. C. Andrew Salzberg specializes in cosmetic surgery and breast surgery, including breast reconstruction.

Dr. Salzberg has been named one of the "Top Doctors for Women from Coast to Coast" by the consumer guide, "America's Top Doctors," published by the Ladies Home Journal. Also, he was bestowed the honor of being named one of the top doctors in the New York Metro Area since 2002. Other notable achievements include:
- Board certified in plastic and reconstructive surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (1989)
- Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery and Otolaryngology at New York Medical College (1987)
- Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Castle Point VA Medical Center (1987-1997)

- Past President of the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel

Dr. Salzberg was born in New Jersey and attended Montclair Academy and Ithaca College. He graduated from the University of Florida School of Medicine with his Medical Doctorate in 1981. He completed his residency in General Surgery at Beth Israel Hospital in New York City (1981-87) and Plastic Surgery residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center (1984-87).

Dr. Salzberg has presented papers regarding plastic surgery internationally and his research activities include breast reconstruction, pressure ulcer prevention and treatment, nerve repair, wound healing, skin substitutes and laser applications in skin care.


Dr. R. Michael Koch

Dr. R. Michael Koch

Dr. R. Michael Koch is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and specializes in cosmetic surgery, breast surgery and microsurgical reconstruction. He received his plastic surgical training at the UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles and also completed an additional yearlong Fellowship in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery at the Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.

He is a diplomate of the American College of Surgeons and is a member of many well-known professional societies including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

Born in London, raised in Perthshire, Scotland, and transplanted to Southern California, Dr. Koch attended the University of California at Santa Barbara (BA 1989) and Hahnemann University School of Medicine (MD 1993). Prior to his training in plastic surgery he completed an Internship and Residency in General Surgery at the George Washington University Medical Center in Washington, DC as well as a Research Fellowship at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.

Dr. Koch has a strong belief in sharing his surgical skills and expertise overseas and has made numerous trips to Africa, Vietnam, South America and the Philippines to provide plastic surgical care. He is also an avid bicycle rider and has a keen interest in the culinary arts.


Dr. Kayvan Keyhani, eye surgery

Dr. Kayvan Keyhani

Dr. Keyhani is a board certified ophthalmologist.  He teaches residents both cataract surgery and oculoplastic surgery at the world renowned New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and is also a member of the Ocular Trauma service.  He is three time winner of the prestigious resident teaching award at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.  Dr. Keyhani is a graduate of the Ohio State University where he graduated cum laude with a bachelor of science degree.  Dr. Keyhani went on to medical school at the Ohio State University.  He received his Master of Public Health degree from Johns Hopkins University and then completed his ophthalmology residency at the prestigious New York Eye and Ear Infirmary which is ranked in the top ten best hospitals for disorders of the eye, ear, nose and throat.  Dr. Keyhani then went on to complete two fellowships in oculoplastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Vermont and the University of Calgary. 

His offices are at 3505 Hill Boulevard in Yorktown and can be reached by calling 245-3303 or by calling the Institute at 914-788-4635.


Dr. William Losquadro
Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. william losquadro

Dr. Losquadro is a facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon specializing in rhinoplasty, revision rhinoplasty and nasal reconstruction. In addition to primary rhinoplasties (noses that have not yet been operated on), he repairs noses damaged by previous surgery, trauma, or infection including saddle noses, cocaine noses, cleft lip, nasal deformities and septal perforations. Computer imaging is available to show patients potential results.

Dr. Losquadro performs a full array of cosmetic and reconstructive procedures of the head and neck including brow or forehead lifts, blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery), otoplasty (ear surgery), face and necklifts, facial implants, chin augmentation, liposuction, Botox, and fillers such as Restylane and Juvederm. His reconstructive expertise includes excision and reconstruction of skin cancer and other skin lesions, scar revision, and facial trauma repair.

Dr. Losquadro graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. He received his medical degree from the State University of New York Upstate Medical University in Syracuse. Afterward, Dr. Losquadro completed an internship in General Surgery and residency training in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at SUNY Upstate Medical University. He then completed a fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Illinois at Chicago under the mentorship of Dr. Dean Toriumi.

Dr. Losquadro practices at the Katonah, Carmel, and Jefferson Valley offices. Patients may schedule a consultation by calling the Katonah office at 914-232-3135, the Carmel office at 845-278-4300, and the Jefferson Valley office at 914-245-7700 or by calling 914-788-4635.


Dr. Dennis A. Pastena, General cosmetic and reconstructive, hand surgeon

Dr. Dennis Pastena


Dr. Pastena specializes in reconstructive surgery including Moh’s Surgery, Carpal Tunnel, Trigger Finger, Scar Revision, Finger Fractures, Nerve and Tension Repairs and Soft Tissue Coverage. He also performs a full range of cosmetic and reconstructive procedures as well as liposuction, Botox, and fillers such as Restylane and Juvederm.

Dennis A. Pastena, M.D. received his undergraduate degree from Seton Hall University where he was on the Dean’s List. He earned his M.D. degree at Loyola University, Stritch School of Medicine. He did his general surgery residency at St. Vincent’s Hospital of New York, and completed his plastic surgery training at Downstate Medical Center—King’s County Hospital. Dr. Pastena is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is past President of the Putnam County Medical Society, past President of the Medical Staff of Putnam Hospital Center, and former Chairman of the Department of Surgery at the hospital. He has been practicing for more than 25 years.

For a consultation or to make an appointment, call his office at 914-302-2460.