Dr. Elena Vega, DO
Cosmetic Surgeon of Manhattan, Brooklyn and Westchester
Dr. Elena Vega creates elegant, youthful and natural results. She takes tremendous pride in the comfort and satisfaction of her patients. This level of care is a perfect addition to New Look New Life Cosmetic Surgical Arts. Dr. Vega takes a personal approach to each procedure of the face and body, regardless of the intricacy. She is dedicated to learning about her patients and how as a team, they can achieve the highest level of satisfaction. When asked what inspires her, Dr. Vega’s spontaneously smiles and says, “I want to enhance the patient’s perspectives of themselves and help build their confidence to shine from the inside out.”
Dr. Vega is known for her patience, kindness, detail-orientation and great eye. When meeting Dr. Vega, one quickly takes note of her patience, warmth and attention to detail. She embraces a philosophy of taking time with patients and never rushing, ensuring that each surgical and non-surgical procedure is completed meticulously.
“New Look New Life is a boutique practice – where we welcome and take our time with every single patient.”
Dr. Vega emphasizes that it is essential to set realistic expectations with her patients. She ensures her patient is educated and understands every aspect of the procedure. Only then can he or she make a decision whether to proceed or not. Occasionally, Dr. Vega may suggest that a procedure may not be in the best interest of the patient. That honesty is what sets Dr. Vega apart and one of the reasons her patients trust and respect her.
“I have wonderful relationships with my patients. I want them to feel perfectly safe and to know that I am on their side. They have my cell phone number and are welcome to call any time.”
Dr. Vega spends 45 minutes to an hour during her consultation with the patient, when she learns not only their aesthetic needs, but who they are and what makes each patient happy. She feels she is helping the whole person, not just sculpting a body or refining a face.
“My earliest memory was knowing I would be a doctor.”
Family plays a large role in Dr. Vega’s life and she believes that their unwavering support helped pave the way towards being the doctor she is today. “I am living my dream and I love my career as a cosmetic surgeon in one of the greatest cities in the world! Each step of the journey is important to me – to help a person make the changes to themselves that they see in their mind’s eye. This is the biggest reward at the end of the day.”
Dr. Vega was born and raised near Fresno, California and received her undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. She then attended medical school at Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Vallejo, California. She completed her general surgery residency at Flushing Hospital Medical Center in Flushing, NY. Following the completion of her residency she enthusiastically joined New Look New Life to complete an accredited fellowship in general body and facial cosmetic surgery, accredited by the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.
Dr. Vega truly feels fortunate to be an integral member of the New Look New Life Cosmetic Surgical Arts team. When Dr. Vega is not seeing patients or performing procedures, she loves eating delicious food, getting into a great book series, chatting on the phone with one of her three sisters, playing fetch with her Pekingese, and being physically active, tennis anyone?Dr. Vega’s board certifications
- Board Certified General Surgeon
- Board Eligible Cosmetic Surgeon by the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery