About

Dr. George Anastassov received his undergraduate degree from the Fine Arts School in Sofia, Bulgaria and his medical degree from the Medical Academy, Higher Medical Institute, Sofia, Bulgaria. He received his dental degree from New York University and completed his residency in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery at Montefiore Medical Center. He completed a Fellowship in Craniofacial and Skull Base Surgery at the Department of Craniomaxillofacial and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Wilhelms University in Muenster, Germany and completed his residency in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein School of Medicine, Bronx, New York.  Further training  included a  Fellowship in Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery, in The Catholic University, St. Radboud Hospital, Nijmegen in the Netherlands and 2 years as a clinical assistant in the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Microsurgery at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York.     Board Certification/Honors/Awards: Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.  Membership in professional societies include the New York Academy of Sciences, American Medical Association and the European Association for Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery, to name a few.  Listed in “Who’s Who in the World of Medicine 1997-1999.  He has been honored with Fellowships in the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American College of Dentists, and the American Associates of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.     Academic/Clinical Appointments: Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery at the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York. He is also Visiting Associate Professor in the Department of Craniofacial Maxillofacial Surgery and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Wilhelms University in Muenster, Germany.  Attending surgeon at the Mt. Sinai Medical Center in New York and an attending surgeon and Associate Director of Maxillofacial Surgery at the Elmhurst Hospital Center in Queens, New York.  He is Chief of the Cranio-facial Clinic at the Mt Sinai School of Medicine in the Department of Maxillofacial Surgery since 2000 and an Attending Surgeon in the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at the Beth Israel Medical Center in New York.         Other Activities: Editorial Board Member for the International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.  (Harcourt International Publishers).  Editorial Board Member for Head and Face Medicine. (BioMed Central Pub). Editorial Board Member of Folia Medica. Higher Medical Institute  Plovdiv Publishers). Healing the Children, Northeast, Inc.  Founding Member, International Cleft Lip and Palate Foundation. Health Volunteers Overseas, Inc.