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Dr. William Lao, MD

Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

905 5th Ave , New York, NY

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Repuscore

72%

36 Reviews

About me

Dr. William Lao, MD is a Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Specialist in New York, NY. He is affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Lao to book an appointment.

Repuscore Overview

Patient’s experience of staff, facilities and outcome

85%

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.

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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

85%

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

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Recommendations

55%

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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. William Lao, MD - Reviews

1 Jul 28, 2020

Patient

Had a great experience with Dr. Lao! He was available for virtual consults and also responded to any questions through Skype/text/email within a couple of hours (even on weekends!). I had a blepharoplasty, rhinoplasty (donor rib), and filler injection done on the chin. The whole process was so...Read More

3 Emily – Jul 24, 2020

Patient

Dr. Lao’s practice is top-notch without disappointment. I went to Dr. Lao for a rib rhinoplasty for several reasons. #1 Double Board Certified Surgeon, this was so important to me because I want to minimize the risk of doing it again. And I’m a perfectionist and only wanted the most...Read More

4 Jul 22, 2020

Patient

I went with my cousin to California last year for breast augmentation and developed breast capsule contracture just like her and I went to see Dr lao after he fixed my cousin. Now my breasts are soft again and naturally shaped. Thank you Dr Lao!

7 Jul 19, 2020

Patient

He is the best doctor . During the consultation, I told him what I want and he understood exactly what I wanted. I feel very confident with my result. I am sure he will do the best job for you. Thank you doctor William

7 Jul 16, 2020

Patient

I did my eye bag removal and fat grafting with Dr. Lao. He is really patient to answer all of my questions. He solved my concerns in a super professional way. He also arranged several follow-up meetings with me to make sure I'm doing well. His assistant Nancy is also super helpful. Highly...Read More

8 Jul 11, 2020

Patient

I had a breast augmentation done in California twice but each time end up with severe capsule contracture. Finally it was Dr Lao who helped me corrected this. Now I feel confident again and look great in clothing! Dr Lao is the best!

8 Xing – Jul 08, 2020

Patient

I met Dr. Lao through a referral, and I can say I'm very glad and fortunate to have met him! I wanted to get liposuction but changed my mind for a rhinoplasty. He has been very patient, professional, and kind throughout the process. He only wanted what's best for me. He did my nose a week ago, and...Read More

7 Jing – Jul 03, 2020

Patient

I have been hesitated to have things done on my face and lived with my insecurities of under eye bags for a very long time. Dr Lao really took his time to guide me thru the steps before and during the procedure. As I choose local anesthesia , Dr Lao also tried his best to calm my nerves (playing...Read More

7 Liangchen – Jun 25, 2020

Patient

I am a patient who has experienced a failed operation this time. The poor technique of the previous doctor has cast a shadow on my heart. But when I met Dr. William Lao, his professional skills allowed me to repair the operation that failed before; he will give you professional advice and will not...Read More

9 Apr 18, 2020

Patient

I had a rhinoplasty together with a 4 weeks ago with Dr. Lao. I gave a very short notice because I wanted to have the surgery before the city was shut down, but Dr. Lao was so kind to rearrange his schedule to make it work! Asian rhinoplasty is to make addition, which is more challenging to...Read More

7 1 Apr 07, 2020

Patient

The doctor was really easy to communicate with and my procedure was really successful. I was really happy with my results. The doctor did everything I asked for and was super understanding. My inner thigh skin became tighter. This is definitely a place I would recommend because I've seen other work...Read More

7 An Ran – Apr 03, 2020

Patient

I met Dr. Luo through the website, because I had a problem with the surgery in the eyes, and I went to the doctor for a repair operation. Dr. Luo is able to give you very professional advice, and his surgical technique is really good. Great, I am also going to complete my nose surgery here; he is a...Read More

9 Hyko – Feb 14, 2020

Patient

I had very good experience with Dr. Lao, he is very patience and knowledgeable, he will tell you all the step of procedure and what you will look like after, he tells you what he can do and what he can't, with honeat opinions. And final work was impressive. I highly recommend Dr. Lao if anyone...Read More

10 Vicki shi – Feb 11, 2020

Patient

Best doctor I ever met

10 Feb 04, 2020

Patient

I had a non-invasive double eyelid surgery 3 years ago at another clinic and my double eyelids were getting saggy, uneven and not very prominent as time goes by. I decided to get an upper blepharoplasty with Dr.Lao after a free consultation because he is one of the surgeons that actually listens to...Read More

9 Jan 31, 2020

Patient

I had my blepharoplasty surgery done with Dr. Lao at Christmas. Now it's been over a month and I'm very happy with the results. Prior to working with him, I have paid multiple consultations to the cosmetic surgeons in New York, and Dr. Lao eventually had my trust with his professionalism and...Read More

11 Robert – Jan 07, 2020

Patient

Dr Lao’s and the staff are just great!????

8 Enzy T – Dec 31, 2019

Patient

Dr. Lao is TRULY AMAZING, as well as his assistant Nancy, who is so friendly and quick to respond. Even though I am hard critic, I am very pleased with my experience at Dr. Lao's. Long story short, I had traveled the world to find THE surgeon I could fully trust myself with for 8 long years. I...Read More

8 Dec 17, 2019

Patient

I had nose job done by Dr.Lao. The nose fits my face and looks natural. Do.Lao is quite nice, attentive and understanding of your needs. His assistant is very helpful. I recommend Dr.Lao to anyone who is looking for a good doctor .

8 Zheng – Nov 27, 2019

Patient

I just had a rhinoplasty with Dr.Lao recently, the whole process went very smooth from consultation to procedure. Dr.Lao is very professional when explaining all the details about the procedure, and be patient and detailed with answering all the questions. And Dr.Lao is not only a doctor/surgeon...Read More

7 1 Nov 23, 2019

Patient

I had facetite done by Dr.Lao. I have to say both Dr.Lao and his team are absolutely amazing. Dr.Lao is very professional and thoughtful, he treated his patients with good caring. During the surgery, played Jay Chou ‘s music( who is my favorite singer) to relax me, which made me super comfortable...Read More

9 Nov 12, 2019

Patient

I had a facial Sculptra injection done by Dr Lao. The whole process was faster and less painful than what I expected. Today is the 3rd day after the injection, and there’s no bruise or abnormal symptom on my face at this point. It still looks exactly like what I wanted it (although the final...Read More

8 Helen – Nov 07, 2019

Patient

Amazing Experience with Rhinoplasth! I had a rhinoplasty done with Dr. Lao. He was so Professional and comforting during our consultation. My results are amazing and exactly what I wanted. My nose is natural and Pretty now.Healing was smooth and without issues. His office staff is so nice.I really...Read More

7 Nov 01, 2019

Patient

Dr Lao is extremely caring and professional, truly an amazing Doctor. He is smart, kind and will spend as much time as you want/need, without making you feel like your questions are tedious and unnecessary, as some doctors are won’t do.

4 7 Kat – Oct 09, 2019

Patient

Bad experience

8 1 Christy – Sep 19, 2019

Patient

I have been wanting to breast argumentation since I was 28 years old. And I choose Dr. Lao cause of he did breast Implant result are very natural looking, even if women who have flast chest like me. My prior boobs were looks terrible. I am 34 yrs old, 5'5'', 105 lbs, 29" AA. After surgery, my boobs...Read More

7 Aug 31, 2019

Patient

I was a patient of Dr.Lao & had a Liposuction with my tummy fat. He's a very talented doctor and very carefully explains what is need to be done during liposuction and how I will feel after that. You can ask him questions and he'll address it honestly. The office staff are very clean, nice and...Read More

6 Aug 31, 2019

Patient

I had breast augmentation done by Dr Lao. I was 34B prior to having children. After 3 kids and breastfeeding my breasts were deflated and barely fit 34A. Decided to have breast augmentation done after lengthy consultation with Dr Lao. He was great and very patient to answer all my questions. I did...Read More

5 Grace G – Aug 30, 2019

Patient

I was a patient of Dr.Lao & had a neck lift &,eyelid plasty with fat injection to my lower lids.Few years back I had my double eyelid surgery done by another plastic surgeon with poor results.I’m so happy that I went to Dr.Lao.He corrected my problem with the double eyelid.The fat graft on my lower...Read More

4 Aug 30, 2019

Patient

Dr. Lao really strives for the details and always told me about "millimeter changes," which shows in his work. He pointed out things in my nose that I didn't even notice myself, lol.  I am super pleased with Dr. Lao, he's super chill, approachable and definitely skilled. Thanks :)

7 2 Aug 25, 2019

Patient

Dr Lao injected filler in my face and eyes and the result is devastating! TI have had this done by another doctor previously with fantastic results. Dr. Lao refused to give me a record of the exact fillers used.Dr.Lao's office has cancelled two follow up appointments ( they claim I was a no...Read More

10 6 Aug 25, 2019

Patient

I too had a bad experience with Dr. Lao. Now my facial appearance is distorted and numb. It will be expensive and painful to have another doctor try to correct.If you are unhappy with your surgery they do not stand behind it. They send you threats that if you post about it they will sue you!

4 Aug 24, 2019

Patient

I have uneven eyelids result from a previous double eyelid surgery years ago. One day I decided to have it corrected. Prior to meeting with Dr. Lao, I was on the verge of giving up the idea of surgery since the first Doctor I saw told me that my situation is not treatable. Consultation (which is...Read More

5 1 Aug 21, 2019

Patient

This doctor is wonderful! It took me a while to find an office that made me feel comfortable. On Google reviews they weren't any mention of this doctor being mean or rude and it was true. He was so chill, kind and funny! He answered all my questions and concerns. Let me take time to process and...Read More

6 Aug 16, 2019

Patient

Dr. Lao is an incredible doctor; I've never met a physician who is so knowledgeable in all facets of their trade. He gave me realistic expectations regarding the procedures we discussed and also reviewed all the treatment plans I received during previous consultations with other providers. If you...Read More

7 1 Aug 15, 2019

Patient

I have several injections from Dr. Lao. He is very professional and good at what he does. Happy with my result!!