Dr. Gladstein was born and spent her formative years in Europe, where her deep appreciation of artistic form and her eye for beauty was established. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from New York University School of Arts and Science, where she double majored in premedical studies and history of fine arts. She was then accepted to one of the most prestigious medical schools in the country, New York University School of Medicine, via an early admission process reserved for only the most qualified candidates. There, she earned her medical doctorate degree. Dr. Gladstein completed her residency training at New York University Medical Center and Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital, the premier hospital for cosmetic eyelid surgery in Manhattan. She then continued her Aesthetic Surgery training, completing a Fellowship in Cosmetic and Reconstructive oculoplastic surgery at the Neigel Center for cosmetic and laser surgery under the supervision of Dr Janet M Neigel, renowned oculoplastic surgeon and an innovator of many new techniques and ideas. Upon completion of fellowship training, Dr. Gladstein established her practice, ENHANCE Aesthetic Arts with locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn, NY.
As a highly experienced, prolific and technically advanced eyelid surgeon who performed many thousands of eyelid lifts, Dr. Gladstein has developed and perfected an approach to upper eyelid surgery leading to quickest recovery with minimal swelling and scarring as well scarless lower lid surgery. Her patients constantly comment on the natural and impressive results that truly enhance lives and uplift spirits.
Dr. Gladstein is a member of the Aesthetic Facial Faculty for Allergan Cosmetic and Medicis Cosmetic. She is a highly regarded speaker and regularly trains other physicians on how to perform cosmetic injections effectively and safely. Dr. Gladstein serves on the Board of Directors for the Cosmetic Surgery Foundation as well as in various committees for the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. Dr. Gladstein is a certified inspector for the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities.
Sari Katz – Physician Assistant
Sari Katz is an established Physician Assistant in the fields of Plastic Surgery and Dermatology. She earned her Masters degree in Physician Assistant Studies at Pace University’s PA Program in Manhattan. She rotated through multiple New York hospitals and medical practices and completed her elective rotation in Plastic Surgery at Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital, assisting in both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. In addition to Sari’s extensive training under the guidance of Dr. Irene Gladstein, her passion for aesthetics and intrinsic skill have allowed her to master the art of cosmetic injections. Having been born and raised in New York, she was always driven to explore its art and culture, expanding her appreciation for beauty . Sari’s reputation is not only defined by her artistic approach and fine work but also by her dedication and compassion to her patients.
Nicole Hakimi – Physician Assistant
Nicole Hakimi is a board certified Physician Assistant. She earned her bachelor degree at Columbia University, during which she enjoyed volunteering and interning at various hospitals in the New York area. She then went on to earn her Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from New York Institute of Technology. During her time at NYIT, she was an active member of the Student Society of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and was on the elected board of her class. Nicole received her clinical training throughout numerous hospitals and private practices in the tristate area and completed her elective rotation in Cosmetic Dermatology. Nicole has always been passionate about health, beauty, and skincare. She takes pride in offering excellent patient care and believes in providing the best experience for all her clients.