Dr. Westreich, the Director of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at L.I.C.H., received his medical degree with honors in cell biology research from New York University School of Medicine. He went on to complete both a residency in otolaryngology and a fellowship in facial plastic surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital. His society affiliations include the American Academy of Otolaryngology, the American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery, the American College of Surgeons, and the New York Facial Plastic Surgery Society. Dr. Westreich is an active researcher and is currently studying nasal tip support models and facial asymmetry as it relates to nasal deviation. His past investigations include nasal tip cartilage biomechanical properties, the effects of fibrin glue and FGF on cartilage grafts, and injectable cartilage engineering models. Dr. Westreich has published numerous clinical papers on sinonasal disorders, functional nasal surgery, rhinoplasty techniques, and methods for correcting the deviated nose. Dr. Westreich also serves as a reviewer for the American Journal of Rhinology and is a member of several AAFPRS committees (Young Physician’s, Technology, and Fellowship Compendium). Dr. Westreich will continue to further expand the division, provide resident teaching and manage patients with various forms of facial trauma requiring soft tissue or bone reconstruction. He also will be performing facial cosmetic surgery and related procedures.