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Dr. Samuel Shatkin Jr, MD

Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

2500 Kensington Ave , Amherst, NY

(716) 839-1700

Repuscore

85%

87 Reviews

About me

Dr. Samuel Shatkin Jr, MD is a Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Specialist in Amherst, NY. He is affiliated with medical facilities Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital and Sisters Of Charity Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has not yet indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Shatkin Jr to book an appointment.

Repuscore Overview

Patient’s experience of staff, facilities and outcome

89%

What a higher score can indicate (>75%):

Patients have reviewed this doctor consistently positive about their staff, their facilities and/or are happy with their results.

What a lower score can indicate (<55%):

This doctor may have a lack of reviews, the reviews themselves are poor quality or they are unhappy about their experience.

Background & credentials

65%

What a higher score can indicate (>75%):

This doctor is more likely to be board certified, doesn’t have any malpractics, relies on many years of experience and went to a top medical school.

What a lower score can indicate (<55%):

Very low scores can indicate that this doctor may have evidence of board actions or malpractice or is less likely to be board certified.

Personality

87%

What a higher score can indicate (>75%):

We score a range of characteristics of doctors that are perceived positive such as honesty, professional and things like bedside manner.

What a lower score can indicate (<55%):

This doctor may have limited amount of reviews or the reviews themselves are not very descriptive.

Recommendations

100%

What a higher score can indicate (>75%):

This doctor is likely to have many patient recommending him or her.

What a lower score can indicate (<55%):

A very low score can mean that patients are not recommending this doctor, but more commonly people don’t recommend means that they fail to report this in their reviews.

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Dr. Samuel Shatkin Jr, MD - Reviews

Mar 17, 2020

Patient

Dr. Shatkin was very kind and helpful and I'm quite glad that I made a visit to his office. His front desk staff was also great.

Mar 13, 2020

Patient

Great staff & services

Joann Lamancusa – Mar 12, 2020

Patient

Dr.Shatkin and his staff are the BEST of the Best....... Professional, Honest , Always GREAT RESULTS!

Mar 11, 2020

Patient

Wonderful experience, friendly and knowledgeable staff, A++

Mar 04, 2020

Patient

The Doc and his staff are so attentive I felt like I’ve known them for years. A shout out to KAY who really knows her stuff and does such a great job with each procedure. Couldn’t be more pleased!!

Mar 03, 2020

Patient

Did not have procedure with Dr. but with PA, Michelle. Very knowledgeable , personable, and gentle.

Feb 22, 2020

Patient

Excellent knowledgeable staff! Very friendly and thorough!

Grace – Feb 20, 2020

Patient

DR Shatkin is the BEST! Love Having Kathy assist Dr. and standing by my side all the way I have referred many friends for all kinds of procedures.

1 Feb 17, 2020

Patient

Dr. Shatkin Jr. is extremely knowledgeable and professional. My surgery went perfectly four years ago and I come in annually for check-ups. I would absolutely recommend him to anyone needing or wanting cosmetic or plastic or reconstructive surgery.

Michele Bradley – Feb 15, 2020

Patient

Are you kidding! It is a beautiful Atmosphere I almost feel asleep state of the art clean, friendly. I'm looking forward to my new smile.

1 Jen – Feb 12, 2020

Patient

Had a Lift, fat transfer, and tummy tuck. Completely happy with results. Dr. Shatkin is a perfectionist. Would recommend to anyone interested in a procedure.

Feb 09, 2020

Patient

Staff, variety of services and quality products are top notch

Jan 18, 2020

Patient

I am very happy with the results of my surgery. Dr Shatkin and his staff were wonderful!

Karen – Jan 11, 2020

Patient

I discovered Dr. Shatkin over 20 years ago. I trust him without question. I will continue to support his office because the level of professionalism and caring, combined with his surgical talent always matches my expectations. I always look forward to seeing Dr. Shatkin and Kathy. All my Questions...Read More

Michele – Jan 10, 2020

Patient

Excellent service, kind people, efficient. Clean waiting room, refreshments and free valet parking.

1 Jan 08, 2020

Patient

My daughter had her nose reconstructed and was extremely pleased with the end result. Dr. Shatkin was very patient, thorough and accommodating to my daughters college schedule.

Jan 07, 2020

Patient

I would highly recommend Dr. Samuel Shatkin Jr. for any plastic reconstruction surgery you are considering. I was extremely pleased with the outcome of my "tummy tuck". His professionalism, knowledge, trustworthiness and kindness are above and beyond, bar none. We are so fortunate to have him in...Read More

1 VS (Very Satisfied) – Dec 19, 2019

Patient

I recently visited Dr. Shatkin for a face, neck and eyelid lift consultation. I was completely satisfied as he took the time to address and evaluate my individual goals, made recommendations I hadn't thought of, showed me photographs of his work, and fully answered all of my questions and concerns....Read More

Dec 14, 2019

Patient

Dr Shatkin takes his time, listens and shows personalized interest. Such a kind man.

Dec 11, 2019

Patient

I went for permanent hair removal and have had a facial peel in past Each time I have gone Kay has taken care of me She is personable informative and professional It is a wonderful experience thanks to Kay. I have been pleased with the results of my services

Brenda – Nov 26, 2019

Patient

excellent!All Excellence!! Highly recommend!!

LAMMK – Oct 22, 2019

Patient

Always a pleasure to see him and his staff! Results are always amazing no matter what procedure is performed. I wouldn’t go anywhere else!

1 Anthony – Oct 09, 2019

Patient

I would definitely recommend Dr. Shatkin when looking for a great surgeon. I had no issues during or after my procedure. The results were great. He explains everything in detail and takes time to listen to all your questions. A really nice guy and also has a really great staff!

1 AMM – Sep 25, 2019

Patient

Going to Dr. Shatkin was one of best decisions ever. Very knowledgeable, highly skilled and easy to talk to. And I couldn’t be happier with the results. Thanks so much, Dr. Shatkin!

Luz – Sep 23, 2019

Patient

abdominoplasty and liposuction, I been waiting for a long time to get this done, and I’m glad I did because I’m so happy with my results. It’s been 4 weeks since my surgery and I feel awesome,. Staring from the first day I went to the Aesthetic Associates Centre , they were amazing nice to me...Read More

Wonderful doctor and staff – Jul 12, 2019

Patient

Dr. Shatkin performed bilateral otoplasty on my daughter. I would highly recommend him. His demeanor with my 14 year old was amazing - very fatherly. He always made her feel comfortable. We appreciated that he spoke directly to her and wanted to make sure she was doing this for herself and not...Read More

Sandra Hendricks in Amherst, NY – Jun 27, 2019

Patient

Everyone here is the best and wouldn't go anywhere else.

Cindy Youngers – Jun 20, 2019

Patient

Amazing staff and care Have been a patient for 20 years

Orchard Park, NY – Jun 14, 2019

Patient

Dr Shatkin and his staff are very professional and welcoming. I have been having procedures done by Michelle for years and I have been very pleased with the results. Highly recommend!

John in Buffalo, NY – Jun 12, 2019

Patient

Dr. Shatkin and the staff are very friendly & courteous. I felt very comfortable and confident with them. They know their stuff!

May 27, 2019

Patient

Great surgeon, kind, proficient, took his time explaining procedure. Extremely pleased.

May 26, 2019

Patient

Dr. Shatkin and his office is wonderful. He is very professional, caring, and does great work..all at an affordable price.

May 24, 2019

Patient

I would definitely recommend him and his practice. I have had several sessions of facials with extremely positive results. His staff members are friendly yet professional and knowledgeable. They demonstrate a genuine concern for their patients care and comfort. I will continue to recommend them to...Read More

May 23, 2019

Patient

Very thorough, answered patiently all of my questions.

May 23, 2019

Patient

Michelle is very personable and professional

May 23, 2019

Patient

Dr. Shatkin was professional and friendly. He did a great job fixing my nose and I am grateful for his expertise.

May 16, 2019

Patient

Very attentive and personable. Very good follow up.

May 15, 2019

Patient

Everyone was professional and caring. My consultation was more than I expected with attention to addressing issues and concerns.

2 May 15, 2019

Patient

Great office all the staff was kind. Dr Shatkin was very knowledgeable and answered all my questions & concerns

Apr 28, 2019

Patient

Michelle is incredible and staff is professional

1 Apr 11, 2019

Patient

This was my year checkup after a breast lift with implants in April 2018. The ladies at the check in are normally helpful and polite and Dr Shatkin is also! I never had a bad experience. CANT WAIT TO CATCH UP WITH THEM NEXT YEAR oh and km very happy with my results.

1 Apr 09, 2019

Patient

Between the staff and the doc, my surgery seemed seamless. It’s a home-like feeling in Dr Shatkin’s office!

2 Mar 31, 2019

Patient

I had three treatments done at the office (gynocomastia & abdominal liposuction and microneedling). The results have been astounding. My confidence has always been fairly high, but many times it was masked by inner qualm. With the help of Dr. Shatkin and his team, both my internal and external...Read More

Mar 31, 2019

Patient

I decided to have a new look on my stomach. I went in to see what can be done. I just wanted a little clean up after my c-section 15 years ago. Dr. Shatkin did a wonderful job not to much but enough I can notice. I would recommend him for any kind of surgery. He was nice and explain what was going...Read More

Mar 25, 2019

Patient

It was excellent. He is very patient and knowledgable along with his staff

Mar 20, 2019

Patient

Dr. Shatkin is patient and understanding. He answers all my questions and concerns fully. It’s always a good experience!

Mar 20, 2019

Patient

Dr. Shatkin is always patient and understanding. He takes the time to answer all my questions. It’s always a good experience!

Mar 16, 2019

Patient

Marvelous experience! Dr. Shatkin, Jr. is the best!

Mar 10, 2019

Patient

Excellent very talented doctor. Great results. Would highly recommend.

1 Mar 09, 2019

Patient

Dr.Shatkin Jr never seizes to amaze me.I have been going to his office for over 10plus years for skin care etc Just when I think he cant get more advanced he gets more advanced! I have several friends Celebrities on the West Coast family/ Friends in Chicago who all get work done and none of...Read More

Mar 08, 2019

Patient

Amazing doctor. Had a procedure done with little pain and he always follows up and has amazing staff

1 1 Mar 08, 2019

Patient

I had fillers added to my upper lip. Abby did an amazing job, very natural, just the touch up I wanted. She has technical skill and artistic talent. Plus she answered all my questions and had good advice.

Anna Maria Santoro – Mar 07, 2019

Patient

My experience with Dr. Shatkin was very good. I found Dr. Shatkin to be a very competent plastic surgeon. I would not hesitate to refer him to anyone. He is professional, trustworthy and personable. He will answer any question and will explain your condition well.

Elizabeth Baehr – Mar 06, 2019

Patient

Dr. Shatkin and his staff make you feel comfortable, and he listens to all of your concerns. I highly recommend them.

2 Elizabeth in Kenmore, NY – Mar 02, 2019

Patient

Staff is wonderful and caring. They know who you are. Kay is an amazing aesthetician. She genuinely cares about you and this is evident in how she treats you and takes time for you. This practice is the only place that I will go!

1 Orchard Park – Mar 02, 2019

Patient

Professional staff Takes the time to explain things to you

1 Buffalo – Feb 21, 2019

Patient

I would definitely recommend Dr. Shatkin for any type of surgery you are interested in receiving. He is kind, caring, knowledgeable, and answers all of your questions or concerns. You will be very happy with your results. The office staff is also friendly and helpful and is willing to assist you in...Read More

Debbie Lowry in NY – Feb 14, 2019

Patient

Caring and professional staff. Takes time to listen to patients needs and gives options to make an informed decision on length of time treatments take, healing time if needed and costs associated with each recommendation.

Feb 09, 2019

Patient

Friend has great skin and gives you much of the credit. Hopefully I’ll be recommending your office soon!

Feb 09, 2019

Patient

Seeing Dr. Shatkin and his team was a great experience. They were very informative, friendly, and spent as much time with me as I needed to answer all of my questions and explain the procedure. I would definitely recommend Dr. Shatkin!

Amherst, NY – Feb 01, 2019

Patient

Excellent MD, the staff is great and the office is clean.

Debbie in Buffalo, NY – Jan 30, 2019

Patient

Wouldn't allow ANYONE else to take care of me. Dr. Shatkin and every single person that works at this office are the highest of professionalism, and are extremely concerned about each and every persons health and extreme care and follow-up no matter what procedure you are having.

Sandy in N Tonawanda, NY – Jan 26, 2019

Patient

I highly recommend anyone contemplating any procedure to see Dr. Shatkin.

Annie in Youngstown – Jan 25, 2019

Patient

It’s been 4 days since my procedure and I’m very happy with the care I received before, during and after surgery. Dr. Shatkins bedside manner is wonderful; he is a thoughtful and caring professional and I would definitely recommend him.

Laura in Grand island – Jan 17, 2019

Patient

I have been coming here for years. I have had nothing but excellent care. I recently had Picosure by Kathy. She is excellent. She is thorough and very detailed and knowledgeable. I would not go anywhere else.

Joan in West Seneca, NY – Jan 16, 2019

Patient

Wonderful Doctor! Great staff! Dr. Shatkin takes time to answer any questions. He does superlative work. I highly recommend Dr. Shatkin for any type of cosmetic surgery.

Deborah Lowry – Jan 16, 2019

Patient

I had a question as I was leaving the office and was going to speak to Kim. Dr. Shatkins was in a discussion with her, and stopped to answer all of my questions. He offered me information and brochures for my nephews condition, which another staff member could have done.

Cindy Youngers in East Amherst, NY – Jan 13, 2019

Patient

I just love all of the services . The staff always goes above and beyond

Jeff A. – Jan 09, 2019

Patient

Dr. Shatkin's performance has exceeded my expectations. As you can imagine, when shopping for a cosmetic surgeon who would be cutting my face - I did much homework and visited three surgeons. I'm glad that I chose Dr. Shatkin. He and his team are professional, knowledgable and experienced. I am a...Read More

Vikki Smith in Grand Island , NY – Dec 12, 2018

Patient

If you’re looking for true professionals to assist you with your plastic surgery/cosmetic needs , Dr. Shatkin’s office is the place to be. His staff is top notch in technique, skill, and knowledge with regard to your specific area of interest. I highly recommend...

Dec 02, 2018

Patient

Dr Shatkin was absolutely wonderful. I just had surgery two days ago and I couldn’t be more happier with the results. Thank you so much Doctor

1 Kathy P. – Nov 28, 2018

Patient

This is an exceptionally well run practice from the Dr.’s skills and caring manner to the health care personnel and well organized office. As a client you are greeted by friendly staff and seen promptly. The waiting area is clean, spacious, and pleasant. It is obvious that Dr. Shatkin cares about...Read More

Cindy Lauciello – Nov 22, 2018

Patient

Dr. Shatkin is is the best he is professional and I highly recommend him to everyone. Michelle is professional and always takes time to listen to your concerns and I am always pleased with the results I highly recommend her!!!

Donna in East Aurora, NY – Nov 14, 2018

Patient

Great staff, Dr. Shatkin really cares.

NY – Nov 13, 2018

Patient

Doctor and his staff are Very professional and efficient time wise. Will come back to receive Tx

Kristine Bender in EAST AURORA, NY – Nov 12, 2018

Patient

very happy with my treatments with Dr. Shatkin would highly recommend him to any of my friends

2 Savvy Shopper in Williamsville, NY – Nov 10, 2018

Patient

Dr. Shatkin is personable, professional and very honest with his patients. He actually recommended that I not do a procedure that I really thought I would benefit from. After we discussed it and he explained what the procedure would and would not do for me, he was right! He save me from wasting...Read More

1 2Sibermom in Buffalo, NY – Nov 01, 2018

Patient

Was very accommodating and down to earth. I had schedule constraints and Dr Shatkin and the staff were more than flexible in working with me.

1 Oct 30, 2018

Patient

I saw Kay yesterday and had a facial. She is very professional, and knowledgeable! My skin looks and feels fantastic!!

Oct 28, 2018

Patient

I would highly recommend

Murr in Buffalo, NY – Oct 25, 2018

Patient

Went for initial consultation regarding desired work on my years of sun basking face. Dr Shatkin examined my face and discused his recommendations. He was thorough, he listened and was sensitive to my concerns. His explanations for the reasons for his recommendations were clear and understandable....Read More

2 Cindy in Allegany, NY – Oct 13, 2018

Patient

I have gone to Dr. Shatkin for years. I have complete trust in him. This was set from my first experience with him. I have been more then pleased with every procedure and product. I would highly recommend Dr. Shatkin. I will never think about going anywhere else. Dr. Shatkin goes above and beyond...Read More

APH6896 in Amherst, NY – Oct 01, 2018

Patient

Dr. Shatkin was absolutely amazing. He made the whole experience very comfortable and informative. I left feeling like all of my questions were answered and I was also very happy that he gave me alternative options to help me achieve my end result/goal. Overall I am very happy with Dr. Shatkin and...Read More

Sep 29, 2018

Patient

I would recommend Dr. Shatkin to anyone who is looking for a caring, professional doctor who takes the time to explain everything without rushing. I am very pleased with him and his staff.

East Aurora, NY – Sep 21, 2018

Patient

Dr. Shaktin was excellent. He has done work for my wife and now for me. Being a little nervous about the procedure in general, Dr. Shatkin and his staff were great at being reassuring and professional. I would definitely recommend them to anyone considering their services.

1 1 Sep 12, 2018

Patient

Dr Shatkin a excellent plastic surgeon has been a great source for me. His way of making each patient feel comfortable and reassuring me of what I needed was very important to me . I also liked his sense of humor . Thanks Dr Shatkin my face looks great . Happily Carol Cournan

Rita in North Collins, NY – Sep 07, 2018

Patient

Exemplary care. Professional and personable staff. Thoroughly satisfied with my arm lift. Highly recommend Dr. shatkin