Dr. Mila Kote practices the full scope of plastic surgery with an emphasis on aesthetic surgery. As a board-eligible surgeon with fellowship training in hand, plastic and reconstructive surgery, Dr. Kote performs aesthetic and reconstructive procedures to the highest standards. While well respected by surgeons and medical professionals for her knowledge and technical expertise, her patients appreciate her understanding of women’s needs.
Dr. Kote focuses on a practice of personalized patient care paying particular attention to aesthetic detail. In fact, deep appreciation for aesthetics was a major factor in her decision to pursue specialized training in plastic surgery. Dr Kote sees plastic surgery as an art form. Her deep appreciation of art began in Europe; with vast exposure to Greek, Roman and Renaissance art she developed an eye for unique style and precision. She is an avid collector of art that capture women’s beauty. Works of Peter Nixon, Emile Bellet, Chaba Marcus and Joseph Kote adorn the walls of her house.
Dr. Kote earned her medical degree from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. During her surgical residency, Dr.Kote trained extensively at Nassau University Medical Center, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NUY Langone Medical Center, and Westchester Medical Center. Dr. Kote completed a postgraduate fellowship in plastic and reconstructive surgery at St. Barnabas Hospital, one of only four osteopathic plastic and reconstructive surgery fellowships in the nation. Prior to completing her postgraduate fellowship, Dr. Kote completed fellowship training at Stony Brook University Medical Center, a tertiary care center and referral center for Long Island, focusing on hand and microsurgery techniques. Dr. Kote then completed fellowship training at New York City’s Lincoln Medical Center, a Level 1 trauma center, with exposure to acute injuries and emphasis on reconstructive surgery. Her vast knowledge and skills acquired from his highly diverse and specialized training enable her to provide the utmost quality in patient care and safety.