FOUNDER & DIRECTOR | LEXINGTON PLASTIC SURGEONS
About Dr. Jones
Dr. Michael E. Jones is board certified by American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Jones is also the Founder and Director of Lexington Plastic Surgeons with a flagship office located at the unique House of Beauty in New York City, as well as additional offices in Newark, New Jersey; metropolitan Washington, DC; and Los Angeles, California. As an aesthetic surgeon and founder of Lexington Plastic Surgeons, I wanted to create a practice devoted to helping people from a wide spectrum of cultural backgrounds build their self-confidence by providing them with cosmetic services to help optimize the way they look and feel about themselves. I'm always pleased when I help my clients gain the confidence of knowing they look their absolute best!
Renowned Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Specialist
A renowned specialist in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, Dr. Jones innovated several plastic surgery procedures, most notably, a scar-free rhinoplasty surgery for people of color. He was also instrumental in developing a procedure that eliminates the need for foreign implants. He is a contributing author of “Aesthetics and Cosmetic Surgery for Darker Skin Types,” the first textbook dedicated to cosmetic surgery for darker skinned ethnic groups and now instructs other plastic surgeons on his unique rhinoplasty techniques.
In addition to his academic and professional accomplishments, Dr. Jones has numerous articles published in peer reviewed journals, including the American Medical Association’s Journal Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery. He also has published book chapters in various plastic surgery texts and has lectured at both national and international surgical meetings.
- Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
- American Laryngologic Association Resident Research Award
- New York Academy of Medicine Annual Resident Research Forum Second Prize
- Bristol Myers-Squibb and Commonwealth Fund in Academic Medicine
- Alpha Omega Alpha Student Research Fellowship
- Student Scholarship in Cerebrovascular Disease
- Metropolitan Life Award for Academic Excellence in Medicine
- Dean’s List Columbia College
In The News:
Dr. Jones has appeared on national television and radio programs, including BET Nightly News, the “Ed Gordon Show” and with radio and TV personality Wendy Williams, as well as served as an expert on local NYC networks including, FOX5 and My9 and The Today Show. He also has been featured in several national magazine articles, including Black Enterprise, Juicy and Heart and Soul Magazine.
National and Local Print Media Appearances
National Television and Radio Program Appearances
Dr. Jones discusses America's obsession with butts on The Insider
Million Dollar Listing New York
Dr. Michael Jones and his wife Cathleen featured in the 3rd season of Bravo TV’s Emmy nominated hit reality show
NBC TODAY Show visits Lexington Plastic Surgeons
Dr. Bienstock discusses "Arm Lift" surgery with FOX5 NY
Dr. Michael Jones featured on the NBC TODAY Show
My9 News - visits Dr. Michael Jones
Dr. Michael Jones featured on Black Enterprise Business Report
Dr. Michael Jones featured on CBS - Healthy Wealthy Wise
Wendy Williams speaks about Dr. Michael Jones
Articles & Journals
Keloid Management: A Retrospective Case Review on a New Approach Using Surgical Excision, Platelet-Rich Plasma, and In-office Superficial Photon X-ray Radiation Therapy
Michael E. Jones, MD; Cherrell Hardy, BSN, RN; and Julie Ridgway, BSN, RN
Keloids are fibrous lesions that form at a site of injury due to irregular production of types I and III collagen.1 Unlike hyper- trophic scars, keloids continue to grow outside the original wound margins and fail to resolve over time.2 They itch and become painful.2 High-tension areas, such as the chest, trunk, and back, as well as commonly pierced areas, such as the ears, are some of the more common sites for keloid formation.3 Although there is limited understanding on the cause(s) of keloids, they are known to occur more frequently in persons aged 10 to 30 years and in females (likely the result of more frequent body piercing).1 Although documented in all races, keloids are more prevalent in individuals with darker skin (African American, Asian, Hispanic), with a positive correlation to skin pigmentation. Most keloids ap- pear in those with darker skin types, and there are no reported in- cidents in albinos.2 Keloids often mature into unsightly lesions affecting self-esteem and quality of life. Depending on the loca- tion and size of the keloid, range of motion may be impaired.
Read here: http://michaeljonesmd.com/cms/uploads/Keloid-Paper.pdf