Dr. Peter Korn is a plastic surgeon practicing in Great Neck, New York since 2008, when he relocated from Westchester, where he was Assistant Professor of Surgery at the New York Medical College, and the Chief of the Microsurgery and Replantation Service at the Westchester Medical Center. He is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and specializes in post-mastectomy breast reconstruction. Dr. Korn is an expert in microsurgical breast reconstruction techniques including DIEP and SIEA free flaps. In addition, he offers other microsurgical approaches to breast reconstruction such as the medial thigh free flap.
Born and raised in Munich, Germany, Dr. Korn received his doctorate degree at the prestigious University of Vienna. He then pursued his training in Surgery at the Cornell University / New York-Presbyterian Hospital and completed his Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery training at the combined program of Cornell and Columbia Universities. Furthermore, he gained expertise at world renowned centers, such as the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, as well as the University Hospital Gent in Belgium.
Dr. Korn is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and is a member of multiple professional societies including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons. He has authored multiple articles in leading surgical journals and has presented his work at numerous conferences. While at Cornell, he was the honorary recipient of the Dicran Goulian Award for Academic Excellence. Dr. Korn is also an accomplished concert-level flutist and pianist. He studied at the conservatories in Hamburg and Vienna and has performed in numerous concerts.
Dr. Korn practices at North Shore University Hospital, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Winthrop University Hospital, and St. Francis Hospital.