Peter W Henderson, MD
Peter Henderson, MD, MBA, FACS is an Associate Professor of Surgery and Director of Research (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery) at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Henderson received a bachelor of art degree from Harvard University, a medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College, and a master’s of business administration degree from the Stern School of Business at New York University. He completed his general surgery residency at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, and his plastic surgery residency at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell and Columbia. He then completed a fellowship in reconstructive microsurgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, where he held the title of Instructor in Surgery. In addition, he was the Chief Research Fellow in the Laboratory for Bioregenerative Medicine and Surgery during his general surgery residency. Through a range of surgical approaches and techniques, he is committed to helping patients restore, maintain, or improve their function and appearance. Dr. Henderson’s clinical care is concurrently supported by his research and academic pursuits. He is developing new approaches to rapid recovery after nerve injury; studying ways to improve outcomes in reconstruction of the breast (particularly after partial mastectomy), head and neck, and extremities; and developing new technology to improve surgical training and education. Dr. Henderson is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and member of many professional societies. He was awarded the Dicran Goulian Prize for Academic Excellence in Plastic Surgery and the Bush Award for Excellence in Vascular Biology. He has authored or co-authored more than 60 peer-reviewed publications and textbook chapters and more than 110 research abstracts, and has lectured both nationally and internationally. In the News:
- Watch as Dr. Henderson discusses in honor of Breast Reconstruction Surgery Awareness Day.
- Dr. Henderson weighs in on the new body-sculpting method that zaps fat with injected ice slurry.