Meet OUR TEAM

We are dedicated to providing a premier and personalized patient experience. Our knowledgeable and caring team will help guide you through every step of your journey. Whether you are coming for reconstructive surgery or a cosmetic procedure, we are here to help you set and achieve your plastic surgery goals.

William Samson, MD, FACS

           

William Samson, MD is a plastic surgeon who specializes in both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. Although Dr. Samson performs a wide variety of services, he has a particular interest in breast reconstruction and aesthetic breast surgery. He developed his interest in cancer as an undergraduate at Tufts University. While earning his Bachelor’s in Science, he participated in an independent research program at The Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School. He continued his research work in the Department of Tumor Immunology, for a year, as a Research Fellow, before matriculating to medical school.

Dr. Samson obtained his medical degree at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He then completed a 5 year general surgery program at New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell. During his surgical training he was drawn to technical subspecialties. Cancer reconstructive surgery married his interest in caring for cancer patients and his interest in complex, precision oriented surgical procedures. Dr. Samson spent the next four years training in Plastic Surgery, the first of which was completed at Emory University, which is a world renowned program. He completed two additional years of Plastic Surgery training at New York Presbyterian Hospital – Combined Cornell and Columbia University Program. His final year of Plastic Surgery training consisted of a Microsurgery and Breast Reconstruction Fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. After completing nine clinical years of training, Dr. Samson was recruited to Mount Sinai West, where he served as the Associate Chief of Plastic Surgery and was the Director of the Plastic Surgery Academic Program. He has participated in the training of over 50 plastic surgery residents.

Dr. Samson has been invited to speak at numerous conferences and has written extensively on topics including microvascular reconstructive surgery and aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery. He has wide clinical interests, and particularly enjoys merging his aesthetic eye and reconstructive surgery skills to tackle complex revision aesthetic breast surgery cases. In addition to Dr. Samson’s extensive experience in all types of aesthetic and reconstructive surgery, he also provides non-surgical aesthetic procedures.

Krystin Brinker, PA-C

Krystin Brinker MS, PA-C, is a New York State and National Board Certified Physician Assistant. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Science from Clemson University and a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Weill Cornell Medicine.

Krystin has enjoyed practicing in various surgical subspecialties since her graduation in 2010. She is dedicated to providing excellent and proficient patient-centered care on a daily basis. Krystin works closely with patients in consultations, perioperative and outpatient settings allowing her to develop good rapport with patients and provide continuity of care. She is inspired by each patient’s unique journey and will diligently ensure every need is met. Krystin joined Dr. Samson and his team in 2019 upon relocating from a Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery practice in Atlanta. Due to her extensive surgical experience, Krystin understands what is required for the optimal care of a perioperative patient.

 

 

Carly Rome, PA-C

Carly Rome received her undergraduate degree in Biobehavioral Health from the Pennsylvania State University. She went on to obtain an additional bachelor’s degree and a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Wagner College.

Carly cultivated an interest in plastic surgery early on in her training. After graduating from PA school, she immediately specialized in this field of interest. After years of focusing on aesthetic aspects of plastic surgery, Carly chose to broaden her experience. She joined Dr. Samson and his team in 2018 where she was able to combine her passion for caring for patients undergoing reconstructive surgery with her strong foundation in aesthetic medicine. Carly is involved in the care of her patients throughout every step of the surgical process. She is intimately involved in preoperative consultations, intraoperative care, and post-operative, outpatient management. She is committed to making her patients feel comfortable and well informed. In addition, Carly offers nonsurgical treatments such as neurotoxin (Botox, Dysport) and dermal filler such as Juvederm and Restylane.