Meet Dr. Karen

Plastic Surgeon Gainesville and Winchester VaDr. Matthew Karen is a leading Board Certified facial plastic surgeon with offices in Winchester, Virginia. He is double board certified in otolaryngology (ENT) and facial plastic surgery, truly an expert with the face. Dr. Karen focuses on treatments and procedures for the aging face, helping restore your youthful appearance and confidence.

Dr. Karen has spent his entire career operating on and evaluating the face, head and neck. This training provides him with unique expertise in treating cosmetic, functional and reconstructive needs of the nose, ears and face.

He has treated thousands of patients who have received excellent aesthetic results on a variety of cosmetic surgical and non-surgical procedures. Dr. Karen is particularly adept at facial enhancement procedures including facelifts, eyelid lifts and rhinoplasty.

Dr. Karen has been practicing in the Winchester area since 2001 and is an active member of the Winchester medical community.

Dr. Karen pays careful attention to remaining current with research and the latest cosmetic surgical techniques and procedures. He has given multiple lectures and discussions on all facets of facial cosmetic surgery. He has published numerous articles and coauthored book chapters on facial plastic surgery.

Why Dr. Karen?

Dr. Karen is board certified in facial, plastic and reconstructive surgery. He received his certification from the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is also board certified in otolaryngology.

Dr. Karen completed his medical degree at Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, N.Y. He spent two years as a surgical resident, and then went on to complete a four-year otolaryngology (ENT) residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York, N.Y.

After completing his residency, Dr. Karen was accepted to a highly competitive fellowship under the tutelage of Dr. Fred Stucker, a world-renowned rhinoplasty and facial plastic surgeon.

Plastic Surgeon in Winchester Va

Medical Training

  • July 2000 – June 2001: Fellowship American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    Preceptor, Dr. Fred Stucker, Chairman LSU Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery


  • July 1995 – June 1999: Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
    Columbia – Presbyterian Medical Center Residency.
  • July 1994 – June 1995: Department Of Surgery of Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center


  • June 1993 – June 1994: Department of Surgery
    Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center Internship


  • May 1993: State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse College Of Medicine, Syracuse, NY
    Doctor of Medicine
    Rank: Upper 10% (Class #148)
  • May 1989: Binghamton University, Binghamton NY
    Bachelor of Arts
    Dr. Matthew Karen was awarded:
    – Chemistry, History Minor
    – “Outstanding Academic Performance”


  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, 2003
  • American Academy of Facial Plastics / And Reconstructive Surgery, 1999 to present
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, 1989 to present

Academic/Hospital Affiliations

  • Medical Director: Exclusively Faces Cosmetic Surgery and Medispa
  • Attending Surgeon: Winchester Medical Center

Community Involvement

  • Former Board President, The Laurel Center
  • Committee member, Winchester Country Club