Ear Molding for NY and NJ (EarsNY.com)

Ear molding is a non surgical way to correct newborn ear deformities (prominent ear, folded ears, lop ears, lidding, stahl ear, etc..).  This prevents the need for surgical correction at a later age (often 5 or 6 yrs old).  Please visit EarsNY.com for more information EarsNY.com is a dedicated ear molding site that will show how the technique works...

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Craniosynostosis Surgery in New York and Long Island

Craniosynostosis Surgery in New York and Long Island

Craniosynostosis Surgery New York and Long Island Craniosynostosis is a fusion of the growth plates (sutures) of the skull that may affect as many as 1/2000 children. Affected infants present with either flattening or protrusion of the forehead or occiput (back of the head) and may also have deformities of the ears and orbits (eye sockets). Early fusion of the sutures can cause not only an aesthetic deformity but also may increase the pressure on the brain (known as...

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Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgeon of Long Island and New York City

Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgeon of Long Island and New York City Dr. Bastidas was recently recruited to the North Shore-LIJ Health System in April 2013. He will be spearheading the development of the Institute of Pediatric Plastic and Craniofacial Surgery for Cohen Children’s Medical Center. As a full-time assistant professor he dedicates his clinical work and research to further improve the lives of his patients and treat complex deformities. Dr. Bastidas...

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Aesthetic Surgery

Aesthetic Surgery

Aesthetic Surgery Aesthetic surgery is often desired to help improve the form of the face and body and to regain youthfulness.  Dr. Bastidas is well trained in aesthetic surgery and can offer his patients excellent results with the following procedures: Breast implants/reduction/lift Dr. Bastidas performs breast augmentation surgery with either silicone or saline implants to help achieve a natural result with ample cleavage.  This procedure may be combined with a breast...

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Breast Surgery (Pediatrics)

  Breast Surgery Poland syndrome and tuberous breast are two relatively common breast deformities. Poland syndrome involves malformation of the breast, pectoralis muscle and possibly the hand. A tuberous breast constricts the breast base, leading to widening of the areola and a narrow asymmetric breast. Both conditions can be treated with surgery and may involve placement of a breast implant. Dr. Nicholas Bastidas is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon specializing in...

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