Dr. Alfred Sofer

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Dr. Alfred Sofer’s passion for artistic creativity, science and technology led him to enter the field of Plastic Surgery, where he successfully demonstrates his surgical expertise, implementation of cutting edge technologies and artful insight to achieve expert, artistic, natural results for his patients.

Throughout the past decade, Dr. Sofer has witnessed his patients’ self esteem and self-confidence substantially improve as a result of their choice to undergo surgical and non-surgical rejuvenating procedures. Dr. Sofer strongly believes that one of most important factors in providing patients with desired results and a sense of emotional well-being is his diligent attention to patient concerns, goals and desires. Carefully listening to patients and evaluating each on a case by case basis, combined with Dr. Sofer’s practiced expert knowledge and experience enables him to achieve the best possible results for each of his patients.

Dr. Sofer graduated from Columbia University, New York, New York and received his Medical Degree from Albany Medial Center, Albany, New York. His post-doctoral training included a surgical internship and residency at the Westchester Medical Center, Westchester, New York where he was the Surgical Chief Resident.

Dr. Sofer continued his training as a Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Resident at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina. After completing an extensive fellowship in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Dr. Sofer was selected by the world-renowned surgeon, Dr. Christine M. Kleinert, to participate in a micro-vascular and hand surgery fellowship at the well-known Kleinert Institute, where the first hand transplant in the United States was performed. Hand Surgery is known to be one of the most delicate and complex surgical procedures performed today.

Dr. Sofer’s ongoing, extensive training and artistic sensibilities have provided him with extraordinary knowledge and precise proficiency in surgical and non surgical procedures.
Dr. Sofer is double board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery.

Academic Achievements

  • Double Boarded by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery
  • Graduated Columbia University with the degree of Bachelor in Science
  • Received his Medical degree from Albany Medical College
  • Completed residency in General surgery at Westchester Medical Center
  • Chief resident in General Surgery at Westchester Medical Center
  • Completed fellowship in Plastic Surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina
  • Chief fellow in Plastic Surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina
  • Completed Hand and Micro-vascular fellowship at the world renowned Kleinert Institute where the first Hand Transplantation was performed

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Member of the American College of Surgeons
  • Member of the American Medical Association
  • Member of Connecticut Medical Society
  • Member of Fairfield Medical Society
  • Voted Top Surgeon by Consumer’s Research Council of America
  • Voted Top Cosmetic Surgeon by Fairfield Weekly

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, CT
  • Norwalk Hospital, Norwalk, CT
  • Stamford Hospital, Stamford, CT
  • Surgical Center of Fairfield County, Bridgeport, CT

Awards

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor in the Field of Plastic Surgery
  • Fairfield Weekly Readers Poll “Best Cosmetic Surgeon”, 2010-2013
  • Fairfield Weekly Readers Poll “Best Laser Hair Removal”, 2011
  • Patient Choice Award, “Patient’s Favorite Doctor”, 2010