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Dr. Renata Khelemsky is a double board-certified and fellowship-trained facial cosmetic surgeon with over a decade of experience specializing in the reconstructive, post-traumatic, and aesthetic treatments of the face, eyes, nose, neck, and skin. Dr. Renata is a top scholar, nationally published author of medical publications, and expert speaker and educator for fellow surgeons and residents across various training programs. In her practice, she aspires to create natural transformations by working with her patients' features to accentuate their true beauty. Her passion is cosmetic surgery of the face, skincare, and advanced rejuvenation techniques including her signature FaceFrame™ Lift using dermal fillers.

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The Why

Dr. Renata's parents came to New York City from the Ukraine when she was only five years old. A true reflection of the American Dream, her parents each dedicated their lives to retraining as doctors and helping the people of their Brooklyn community while raising their daughter in a new land. When the time came for Dr. Renata to open her own facial cosmetic surgery practice, she felt a "magnetic" pull bringing her back to New York City. For Dr. Renata, her family is the inspiration to return to her roots and continue along the pathway of providing exceptional patient care, right here in Brooklyn.

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Dr. Renata Khelemsky is a graduate of Barnard College in Columbia University, where she was named a Centennial Scholar and earned the highest academic distinction of summa cum laude. Dr. Renata earned a bachelor's degree in Neuroscience & Behavior, for which her work on appetite was published in a globally recognized scientific journal. She attended two graduate schools, first attending Columbia University's College of Dental Medicine, where she achieved membership in the national Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society and was named an Outstanding Scholar in Maxillofacial Surgery. It was here she discovered her passion for reconstructive surgery and the intricacy of facial anatomy. Dr. Renata continued to earn her medical doctorate at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where she was inducted to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society for her persistent clinical and academic excellence.


Dr. Renata completed a one-year General Surgery Internship at the Mount Sinai Beth Israel hospital in New York City. She completed her surgical residency training specializing in general, traumatic, and reconstructive surgery of the head, face, and neck in Mount Sinai Beth Israel as well as Jacobi Medical Center. Inspired by her patients who had undergone intensive corrective surgery to treat facial asymmetries and severe facial deformities, Dr. Renata elected to pursue additional fellowship training in Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at Clevens Face & Body Specialists in Melbourne, Florida, where she continued to evolve the craft of facial reconstructive and cosmetic surgery in addition to aesthetic medicine involving the use of lasers and medical devices. Staying for an additional three years at the distinguished practice where she trained, Dr. Renata has performed thousands of cosmetic and reconstructive surgeries and procedures on patients of all ages and skin types, including facelift, blepharoplasty, rhinoplasty, brow lift, lip lift, laser treatments, and revision surgeries. She additionally performed hundreds of complex facial skin cancer reconstruction surgeries of the eyes, nose, scalp, face, and neck. She is a 5-star rated surgeon on RealSelf, Healthgrades, WebMD, and Doctor.com, having earned the trust of her patients through an unrelenting dedication to her skills and commitment to excellence.

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Dr. Renata has presented her work and techniques in national meetings and has been a featured author across multiple academic journals. During her training, Dr. Renata was invited to serve as an author for the educational team under Johnson & Johnson in the development of a globally available surgical training software, Touch Surgery™, for which she published and presented research in New York, London, and California. Dr. Renata has continued her passion for teaching through academic lectures given to residents at Mount Sinai Hospital in various topics of facial cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. To further the standards of excellence within her field, Dr. Renata serves as a board examiner for the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, a distinguished position granted to surgeons for their commitment, excellence, and accomplishments within the field of cosmetic surgery. She is an avid proponent of outreach, mentorship, and community service. Dr. Renata maintains operating privileges at Mount Sinai Beth Israel and Mount Sinai Brooklyn in New York City.

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Patient Testimonials

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“Dr. Khelemsky brings the “art” of medicine to a whole new level. She is a perfectionist that took her time with my procedure. I couldn’t be more pleased with my results. My surgery was on a Friday morning, and Dr. Khelemsky came in on both Saturday and Sunday to ensure that I was healing appropriately and my pain was being managed… I can’t tell you how pleased I am with the results even now.”

—Facelift patient | RealSelf

“Dr. Renata Khelemsky did an amazing job with my rhinoplasty. In the consultation, she identified what changes would be made to best work for my face and listened to my concerns. I am so happy with the results and would highly recommend her to anyone interested in this procedure.”

—Rhinoplasty patient | RealSelf

“Dr. Khelemsky is an amazing doctor and artist. She did my filler and I am so happy with it. I will recommend her to everyone I know. She explains everything so that you can understand.”

—Dermal filler patient | RealSelf

“Dr. Khelemsky is an outstanding physician... She herself is very calming and makes you feel at ease and confident in the decision you are making. I am overjoyed with the results of my facelift, and would definitely do it again. If someone is thinking about a facelift or any procedure and is apprehensive... Dr. Khelemsky will give you great reassurance… When I look in the mirror, in Zoom, in selfies - I now love my jawline and my whole face in general.”

—Surgical Facelift patient | RealSelf

“Awesome! She was patient and very quick with no pain. She explained everything thoroughly with me and definitely knows her skill set! I trusted her expertise in natural-looking adjustments and it turned out fantastic!”

—Dermal filler patient | RealSelf

“I love coming to see Dr. Kelemsky! She has the patient’s best interest in mind and I always feel Dr. Kelemsky addresses what look I am going for and is right on the money. I walk out of the office feeling much more confident than when I came in. I will always trust Dr. Kelemsky and she most definitely has a patient for life. She does both my Botox and lip fillers and both procedures have always been flawless.”

—Lip filler patient | RealSelf

“Dr. Khelemsky did an outstanding job on my nose. She explained everything in detail from the very first consultation. She’s professional, caring and her attention to detail makes her the absolute best surgeon! I’m extremely happy with my results and highly recommend her to anyone.”

—Rhinoplasty patient | RealSelf

“I had a wonderful experience from start to finish. She was extremely professional, answered all my questions before my Botox and injectable treatment. There was very little discomfort and hardly any bruising at all. I am thrilled with the results and will use her again for future treatment. I would highly recommend her.”

—Botox patient | RealSelf

“My experience was great! Dr. K is very good at explaining her vision for results with injectable fillers. She is warm and friendly and a delight to chat with. It has been years since I have had a “real” Doctor sit and talk and do an almost painless procedure.”

—Dermal filler patient | RealSelf

“I recently had eyelid surgery performed by Dr. Khelemsky… From the moment I saw her in the surgery center I felt at ease and knew everything was going to be OK. The surgery went well… Referred by my eye doctor, my eyesight is better already. I look forward to recommending my family and friends to Dr. Khelemsky, she has the qualities that everyone seeks out in a true medical professional.”

—Blepharoplasty patient | RealSelf

A Luxury Cosmetic Practice

At RENATA Facial Cosmetic Surgery, patients receive excellent customer service, communication, personal attention, and scheduling flexibility. Located in the historical and breathtaking waterfront neighborhood of DUMBO, Brooklyn in New York City, our office serves local neighborhoods including Brooklyn Heights, Park Slope, Williamsburg, and Cobble Hill, as well as Manhattan and New York City at large.

Our office location is:
58 Prospect Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

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