The Facial Reanimation Center within the Long Island Plastic Surgical Group is one of very few centers in the United States that specialize in the treatment of facial paralysis. Our practice is known all over the world for its leadership in the fields of plastic and reconstructive surgery, and our surgeons are respected throughout the community for their experience, research, and commitment to excellence. We have treated patients from across the globe and welcome those from outside the Long Island and Manhattan region to visit our facial reanimation surgery facilities for treatment. A member of our staff will be happy to speak with you about travel and accommodations to New York, and help make your visit with us as easy as possible.

Out-of-town patients are invited to contact our Long Island, New York practice for more information.


The Facial Reanimation Surgery Center at LIPSG is located at our Garden City, New York facility, less than 30 miles from Manhattan. All major airlines from points around the world fly into our area. Train and bus lines also flow into the region, and LIPSG can help with recommendations on getting to and from our facility during your stay.


In the Long Island and Manhattan region, there is no shortage of comfortable hotel accommodations that range from the luxurious to the budget-friendly. There are a number of wonderful places to stay that are very near our facility, and LIPSG can provide you with a list of recommended hotels that can give you the peace and relaxation you need both before and after your treatment. Our facilities are also near a variety of restaurants and shopping areas that can help make your stay in New York a pleasant one.

Our Facilities

The Long Island Plastic Surgical Group was founded in 1948, and has since become one of the largest plastic and reconstructive surgery practices in the world. Leonard Rubin, MD, one of the founding partners of LIPSG, is known as one of the leaders in facial reanimation surgery and the treatment of facial paralysis. His tradition of excellence has been continued through the years, and has culminated in the Facial Reanimation Center, one of nine Centers of Excellence within our practice. Our goal is to provide effective treatment, restore function to facial features, and renew your appearance to give you a better livelihood.

For more information on travel and accommodations to our facilities, please contact LIPSG today. You can also visit our main website,, for details on the history of our practice, biographies of our plastic and reconstructive surgeons, and descriptions of the many other procedures we provide.