Sigmund (Sig) Sattenspiel
Position title: Physician
Sattenspiel Surgical Arts Pavilion
Sigmund Sattenspiel was born in Brooklyn, New York, graduating from Midwood High School. He attended the University of Wisconsin–Madison, receiving his BS in psychology and premedical sciences followed by graduate work in genetics research. He was accepted to the prestigious University of Maryland Medical School in Baltimore where he excelled and received his M.D. degree in 1965. After completing an internship at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, Sattenspiel served for two years as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Public Health Service in Norfolk, Virginia. After this discharge, he spent the next four years in his specialty training as a resident in otolaryngology/head & neck surgery/plastic surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, among the best programs in the country. Upon completion of this comprehensive training, Sattenspiel entered private practice in Freehold, New Jersey where he remains active today at his Sattenspiel Surgical Arts Pavilion.
Sattenspiel is a globally renowned facial plastic and cosmetic surgeon who is dual Board Certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and by the American Board of Otolaryngology. He is a fellow of and productive member of a number medical and specialty societies. Academically, he maintains appointments on the clinical teaching faculty of Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City and as Clinical Assistant Professor at Rutgers Medical School in New Jersey. Among his numerous positions and appointments through the years, Sattenspiel was Chairman of the Department of Surgery at CentraState Medical Center for thirteen years. He also served a two-year term as President of the New York Facial Plastic Surgery Society.
Sattenspiel is not only enamored by the art and science of medicine, but he is passionate about the role that his psychology background from the University of Wisconsin has played in his practice. While he incorporates psychological principles in his emotionally charged medical field, he has gained an international reputation by lecturing, demonstrating and publishing. Accordingly, he is able to convey to his colleagues his technical expertise as well as his innovative practical and philosophical concepts regarding patient care.