New York City’s Premier Body Enhancement Procedures

Welcome to Shafer Clinic Fifth Avenue, where you’ll begin your journey to rediscovering beauty and achieving the appearance goals you’ve always desired. Our practice, led by the esteemed Dr. David Shafer, is your trusted partner in the realm of cosmetic and plastic surgery in the heart of New York City. With unwavering dedication to patient care, Dr. Shafer’s expertise and commitment set the gold standard for the industry.

Below is a list that includes many of the Body Procedures performed by Dr. Shafer. For additional general information, click on your procedure of interest to access a Description, Key Facts, Limitations, and What-To-Expect. This may be useful background for your consultation with Dr. Shafer. Please note that if you are interested in a procedure that is not captured on the list, please call our office. Dr. Shafer would be pleased to evaluate your issue and help formulate a plan with him, or by referring you to the other appropriate specialists.

About Dr. David Shafer:

Dr. Shafer is renowned for his outstanding surgical skills and artistic approach to body procedures. He’s committed to delivering personalized, safe, and transformative experiences for all his patients. His credentials and patient testimonials stand as a testament to his unwavering dedication to helping individuals achieve their aesthetic goals.

Our Comprehensive Body Procedures:

Tummy Tuck

Achieve a flatter, more contoured abdomen with our tummy tuck procedure, designed to eliminate excess skin and tighten abdominal muscles.


Reshape your body and remove stubborn fat deposits through these advanced, minimally invasive techniques.


Get rid of unwanted fat in stubborn areas that do not react to heavy exercise or proper nutrition. Schedule your consultation and achieve your dream physique.

Mommy Makeover

Rediscover your pre-pregnancy body with a tailored combination of procedures addressing post-pregnancy changes.

Vaginal Rejuvenation

Enhance your intimate wellness and confidence with vaginal rejuvenation treatments.

Arm Contouring

Say goodbye to “bat wings” and hello to toned, beautiful arms.

Buttock Enhancement

Achieve fuller, shapelier buttocks through our advanced augmentation techniques.

Inner Thigh Contouring

Refine the appearance of your inner thighs for a more sculpted look.

Laser Hair Removal

Begin your journey to permanent hair removal with our advanced laser treatments.

Skin Tag Removal

Laser treatments are available for removing skin tags at Shafer Plastic Surgery. During the consultation, you will be given an overview on the whole treatment process to help you restore smoother and healthier skin.

Mons Pubis Reduction

Restore a youthful and aesthetic appearance to the mons pubis area.

Post Lap Band

Address the after-effects of weight loss or surgery with our specialized services.

Post-Operative Tattooing

Post-operative scars can be blended into your natural skin with post-operative tattooing.

Reoperative Cosmetic Surgery

Dr. Shafer is skilled in revision surgery to correct and refine previous procedures.

Scar Revision

Minimize the appearance of scars with Dr. Shafer’s expert techniques.

Secondary Repair

Restore your confidence with secondary repair procedures tailored to your specific needs.

Body Procedures FAQs

  • What are the goals of body procedures?
    Body procedures in cosmetic surgery encompass a variety of treatments and surgeries designed to enhance the appearance and contour of the body. These can include liposuction, tummy tucks, arm lifts, buttock enhancements, and more, all aimed at achieving a more pleasing and balanced body shape.
  • Am I a suitable candidate for body procedures?
    The eligibility for body procedures is different for everyone and depends on your individual health, goals, and expectations. To determine your eligibility, it’s essential to schedule a consultation with Dr. David Shafer. He will assess your unique circumstances and provide expert guidance.
  • What can I expect during the recovery process for body procedures?
    The recovery process after body procedures can differ based on the specific surgery. However, you can generally expect some discomfort, swelling, and bruising. Dr. Shafer and his team will provide you with detailed post-operative instructions and support to ensure a smooth recovery.
  • How long do the results of body procedures last?
    The longevity of results from body procedures varies depending on the treatment and how well you maintain a healthy lifestyle. With proper care and maintenance, many of these procedures can provide long-lasting results.
  • Are body procedures safe?
    When performed by a board-certified and experienced plastic surgeon like Dr. David Shafer, body procedures are generally safe. Dr. Shafer prioritizes patient safety and follows rigorous protocols to minimize risks associated with surgery.
  • Can I combine multiple body procedures into one surgery?
    Yes, it’s possible to combine multiple body procedures into a single surgical session. This is often referred to as a “body contouring” or “mommy makeover” procedure, which allows you to address multiple areas of concern in one surgery, reducing overall recovery time.
  • Will there be visible scarring after body procedures?
    Scarring can occur with body procedures, but Dr. Shafer employs advanced techniques to minimize scarring and ensure that incisions are discreetly placed. The appearance of scars will improve over time, and he may recommend scar revision if necessary.
  • How do I schedule a consultation for body procedures with Dr. Shafer?
    Scheduling a consultation with Dr. Shafer is easy. You can contact our office through the website or by phone to book an appointment. During your consultation, you can discuss your goals, concerns, and expectations with Dr. Shafer and receive personalized recommendations.
  • What is the cost of body procedures?
    The cost of body procedures varies based on the specific treatment or surgery you choose. During your consultation, you’ll receive a detailed estimate that considers your unique needs and goals.
  • Is financing available for body procedures?
    Yes, we offer financing options to help you manage the cost of body procedures. Our patient coordinators can provide information on financing plans and assist you in finding the right payment solution for your budget.

We hope these FAQs provide you with valuable information about body procedures. If you have additional questions or would like to schedule a consultation, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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