Dr. David Lickstein

David Lickstein MD

Plastic Surgeon
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  •  Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL
    Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL
  • 23yrs of Experience
    23yrs of Experience
  • Average appointment wait:
    Average appointment wait: Couple of days
  • Paradise Valley, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara
    Paradise Valley, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara
  • English

More about Dr. David Lickstein


The expertise of Dr. Lickstein is such that he can tell the difference between millimeters and even a single stitch. This is what makes him an artful scientist. Through his extensive qualifications, he is dedicated to helping patients, peers, and the community. Because of his extraordinary skill and dedication, he has been granted the title of "Best in Palm Beach Gardens" and "Best Doctor in America". He has also received a Castle Connolly regional "Top Doctor" nomination from his colleagues. Moreover, Tufts University School of Medicine gave him the Citation for Excellence in Teaching and a special award for being the most supportive senior resident for the junior trainees.

Patients can set aside their trepidation when they come to Dr. Lickstein, as he does not aim to alter someone's unique beauty but rather to improve upon it. He strives to create subtle changes that improve a person's look yet remain indiscernible to most. Despite all the information available on cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, some people still have an inadequate comprehension of procedures, products, methods, and their applications. Dr. Lickstein is devoted to teaching his patients and allowing them the time to understand their options and the safest way to achieve their objectives. His easygoing nature helps patients to feel at ease.


  • Medical: Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL

  • Residency: Albany Medical College, Albany, NY

  • Fellowship: Harvard Medical School-Mass. General Hospital, Boston, MA

  • Residency: Tufts Medical Center, Surgery, 1994-1999

Board Certifications

  • Board-Certified, General Surgery, The American Board of Surgery

  • Board-Certified, Plastic Surgery, The American Board of Plastic Surgery

  • Board-Certified, National Board of Medical Examiners

Professional Societies

  • The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

  • The Aesthetic Society (ASAPS)

Featured Procedures by David Lickstein

Mommy Makeover

Mommy Makeover

Mommy Makeover is a term used to describe a combination of procedures designed to restore a woman’s body to its pre-pregnancy shape.
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David Lickstein’s Journey

Dr. Lickstein attained his medical education from Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago. Then he accomplished his general surgery residency at Tufts University's New England Medical Center and his Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery residency at Albany Medical College in New York. He also finished a Fellowship in Hand and Microsurgery from the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Harvard Medical School-Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Lickstein is a Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery and a member of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Palm Beach County Plastic Surgery Society, and many other organizations. He has also been acknowledged as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Known for his proficiency in plastic surgery, Dr. Lickstein has been featured in multiple news stories from channels such as CBS, WebMD, FOX, and Yahoo!. His attention to detail in surgery and deep concern for his patients have set him apart from other surgeons. Furthermore, he is actively involved in the community, volunteering and contributing to the local area, which has supported his practice. He is the Chief of Surgery at Jupiter Medical Center. He has recently been recognized by the Palm Beach County Medical Society as one of the physicians they would trust to refer their families too. Dr. Lickstein holds the belief that we all can do more and give back to the world.

Frequently asked questions

1- Lickstein Plastic Surgery 5540 PGA Boulevard, Suite 200 Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33418 2- Lickstein Plastic Surgery Medical Spa 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens, Suite 3110 Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33410 3- Lickstein Plastic Surgery at Sanctuary Day Spa 10799 SW Tradition Square Port St. Lucie, Florida 34987
Dr. Lickstein is an experienced plastic surgeon who has been certified by two boards and specializes in procedures related to the hands. He has been working in this specialty for more than three decades.
Yes, Dr. Lickstein is double Board-certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
Yes, certain appointments can be made virtually. It is best to call to see if your particular concern can be addressed through a virtual consultation.
Dr. Lickstein offers a wide variety of procedures including Mommy Makeover, Facial Rejuvenation, Breast Enhancement, Sculptra® Aesthetic, Dermal Fillers, Laser Treatment, Liposuction, Otoplasty, and much more.

Other procedures by David Lickstein

Dermal Fillers

Dermal Fillers

Dermal fillers are a popular aesthetic procedure used to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, creases, and lines on the face. The procedure involves injecting a gel-like substance into the desired area of the face.
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Liposuction is a cosmetic surgery procedure that removes unwanted fat from specific body areas. It is typically used to address areas of the body that are resistant to diet and exercise.
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