About Dr Kotlus

Brett Kotlus, MD, FACS is a New York City oculofacial plastic surgeon who specializes in both non-surgical and surgical cosmetic and reconstructive procedures of the eyes and face.

He is one of only a few specialists who is certified and fellowship-trained in both oculoplastic surgery and general cosmetic surgery.

Education and Experience

  • Master’s degree in Genetics from Pennsylvania State University
  • Medical degree from the Sackler School of Medicine
  • Completed residency at the North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Completed two accredited fellowships in Oculofacial Plastic Surgery and General Cosmetic Surgery in Tucson, Arizona
  • Provided surgical and non-surgical aesthetic services in one of the country’s most successful cosmetic surgery offices for eight years in the Midwest
  • Has provided surgical and non-surgical aesthetic services in his own practice in New York City since 2014

Board Certifications and Memberships

  • American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS)
  • American Board of Cosmetic Surgery (ABCS)
  • American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO)
  • Fellow and Trustee, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
  • Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons


  • Robert F. Jackson Award – highest score on oral exam for American Board of Cosmetic Surgery
  • Achievement Award – American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Individual Research Grant – Cosmetic Surgery Foundation
  • U.S. Patent for 3D custom implant design system

More About Dr. Kotlus

  • Active in charitable causes and has performed medical mission work in Mongolia with Health for Humanity
  • Affiliated with New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai in lower Manhattan
  • Accepts Aetna, Cigna, Empire, and Medicare insurance plans

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