Dr. Asaf Yalif established a boutique plastic surgery practice in 2010 to provide patients with an unsurpassed level of personal care in an upscale yet comfortable environment.
A triple board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Yalif is considered by many to be the area’s best plastic surgeon. In Atlanta and Alpharetta GA, Dr. Yalif and his team offer a range of aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery and nonsurgical procedures.
EDUCATION & ADVANCED TRAINING
Dr. Yalif excelled in academics and his accomplishments continued to be recognized during his surgical training. He earned a bachelor’s degree in biology at Rutgers University and obtained his medical degree at Rutgers’ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School as part of the university’s prestigious combined degree program, one of the few such programs in the country. Dr. Yalif then completed a 5-year general surgery residency at Beth Israel Medical Center, where he served as chief resident and earned several awards for academic achievement and clinical excellence.
After completing 2 years of fellowship training in plastic and reconstructive surgery, where he also served as chief resident at the University of Tennessee in Memphis, Dr. Yalif completed a highly specialized fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at State University of New York in Buffalo. He again served as chief resident at SUNY. Throughout his training, his research has been published in several national, peer-reviewed journals.
Dr. Yalif has been an active part of the Atlanta community since moving here in 2008. He has been working with multiple charities aimed at increasing breast cancer reconstruction awareness and access. An example of which has been his partnership with The Pink Agenda, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation’s “younger age” arm. He has had the honor of both fundraising and running with them as part of their New York City Marathon team over several years.
Dr. Y and the entire Y Plastic team volunteer frequently with multiple local charities, raising awareness and contributing time and effort to help their fellow Atlantans. Dr. Y believes volunteering is a fundamental part of his practice.
“Giving back to the community is very important to the heart and soul of Y Plastic Surgery,” says Dr. Yalif. “We always want to educate, enrich, and help the best that we can. Through running, raising funds, and engaging the community, we can bring about great change.”
HONORS & AWARDS
As one of the top plastic surgeons in the Southeast, Dr. Yalif has earned several honors from both his previous patients and his colleagues. He has held leadership roles at the hospitals where he has privileges, including serving as chairman and vice-chairman of the Department of Surgery at WellStar North Fulton Regional Hospital. Other honors include:
Dr. Yalif is also recognized internationally for his skills and lectures on trends in surgical and nonsurgical procedures, including specialized reconstructive hand surgery. He has authored numerous innovative articles in multiple peer-reviewed medical journals.
Renew your look with expert, personalized treatment from Dr. Y. Begin the planning process with a one-on-one plastic surgery consultation in Alpharetta or Atlanta, Georgia. We are excited to welcome you to Y Plastic Surgery!