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Peter Taub, MD

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Surgery

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About Me

Peter J. Taub, MD, MS, FACS, FAAP is the current System Chief for the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery across the Mount Sinai Health System. He is a Professor in the Departments of Surgery, Pediatrics, Dentistry, Neurosurgery, and Medical Education.  He is certified by both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, on which he previously served as a Director and Chair of the Oral Examination Committee.  He is a Fellow of both the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP).

Dr. Taub is active in numerous national professional societies.  He is the Past-President of the Plastic Surgery Research Council (PSRC), the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgery (ASMS), the American Association of Pediatric Plastic Surgeons (AAPPS), the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons (NESPS), and the New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons (NYRSPS).  He is a Board member of the American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS) and active in the American Association of Plastic Surgeons (AAPS), the American Council of Educators in Plastic Surgery (ACEPS), the American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association (ACPA) and the American Society of Craniofacial Surgery (ASCFS).

Dr. Taub has over 200 peer-reviewed scientific articles in major related journals, over 250 presentations at regional and national meetings, and five textbooks published in the field of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  In 2020, he became an inaugural Editor of FACE, a peer reviewed on-line journal founded as the official journal of the ASMS and the ASCFS.

Dr. Taub was born and raised in New York City.  He attended The Dalton School (1985), Brown University (1989) and the Albert Einstein School of Medicine (1993), from which he graduated with national Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) honors and distinction for research in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He completed an internship and General Surgery residency at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York (1999). During that time, Dr. Taub spent a year in the Microvascular research laboratory and served as the Teaching Resident for the third-year medical students. He went on to complete a second residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles and an additional year of training in Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery under the direction of Dr. Henry K. Kawamoto, Jr., MD, DDS.

In the News

Dr. Taub has been continuously named one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors for over 15 years.

Dr. Taub discusses cleft lips and palates in The Daily News feature The Daily Check Up. View the PDF.

Dr. Peter Taub and Dr. Paul Pierce discuss the evaluation of positional plagiocephaly in View the Article.

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PROFESSOR | Surgery, PROFESSOR | Pediatrics, PROFESSOR | Neurosurgery, PROFESSOR | Dentistry, PROFESSOR | Medical Education
Hospital Affiliations
  • Mount Sinai Morningside
  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
  • The Derfner Foundation Ambulatory Surgery Center
  • Mount Sinai Brooklyn
  • Mount Sinai Queens
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital
  • New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
  • Mount Sinai West