Victor I. Rosenberg, MD

Victor I. Rosenberg, MD
Director, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

rosenVictor I. Rosenberg, M.D., F.A.C.S., has been a Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery since 1969, after having completed four years of training in General Surgery followed by three more years of training in Plastic Surgery. All seven years were spent in Mount Sinai, Beth Israel and Albert Einstein, all New York City hospitals. During the Viet Nam War, he was a Commander in the United States Navy, serving as Chief of Plastic Surgery at the St. Albans Naval Hospital. Dr. Rosenberg is the inventor of instruments used in Plastic Surgery and other surgical specialties. He has authored papers which were published in medical journals.

Dr. Rosenberg, whose specialty is Cosmetic and Complex Reconstructive Surgery of the entire body, has been in private practice since 1970. For twenty years he was the director of Plastic Surgery at NYU Downtown Hospital. In addition, he has enjoyed a long time affiliation with Beth Israel Medical Center and The Mount Sinai Medical Center and for many years has been on the staff of Mount Sinai School of Medicine. In 1998, he received the honor of Alumnus of The Year at NYU Downtown Hospital. We are privileged to have his experience, knowledge and expertise at NYC Surgical Associates.

An active member of numerous prestigious professional organizations, Dr. Rosenberg’s list includes the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the American College of Surgeons, the International College of Surgeons, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the Society of Military Plastic Surgeons.

Dr. Rosenberg has been featured on many TV shows. Amongst them are ‘Oprah Winfrey,’ ‘Donahue,’ ‘Maury Provich,’ ‘Joan Rivers,’ ‘Live with Regis and Kathy Lee,’ ‘Mike Douglas’ and on many national and local news shows. His numerous radio appearances include ‘Sally Jessy Raphael.’ He has been interviewed in numerous newspapers and magazines, including The New York Times, New York Post, Daily News, The New York Times Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, Allure, Cosmopolitan, US, Self and Ladies Home Journal.

His disarming, kind and sincere bedside manner as well as expansive clinical knowledge make him a valuable resource to our surgical staff.


Jason D. Hanks, MD

Jason D. Hanks, MD
Director of Anesthesia and Perioperative Services

hanksDr. Hanks was born and raised in Northern California His post graduate residency training was performed at Mount Sinai School of Medicine affiliate hospitals (Morristown Memorial Hospital) and RUSH University Medical Center in Chicago. His fellowship training was performed at the renowned University of Pittsburgh, offering world-class training in Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Management.

Although Dr. Hanks’s anesthesia training encompassed a broad base of surgical procedures (Neuro, Cardiac, Laparoscopic, Thoracic and Obstetrical), his area of interest lies specifically in multi-modal pain management, and using peripheral nerve blocks to manage postoperative pain and make recovery as effortless as possible.

Dr. Hanks is active in continuing medical education, is actively involved in community education, including medical volunteer work with NYC Surgical Cares and The Heart Fund.

He is a diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology, a fellow of Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Management, and a member of the following societies:

  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • American Medical Association
  • International Anesthesia Research Society
  • Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia
  • American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management
  • ASA Political Action Committee

He is licensed to practice Medicine and Anesthesiology in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and California.

His interests outside medicine include physical fitness, snowboarding, mountain biking and cooking.


Christopher Hollingsworth, MD

Christopher Hollingsworth, MD
Surgical Staff
General and Endovascular Surgery

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Christopher C. Hollingsworth, MD is a board eligible General Surgeon with a rich background of experience from extensive training in the United States and Europe.

After completing undergraduate studies at the University of Southern California, he studied medicine and surgery at The Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland.

Following graduation from medical school, he worked at James Connolly Memorial Hospital in Dublin, training in surgical oncology, breast surgery and endoscopy. He then accepted a position as surgical resident at the University of Nevada School of Medicine’s Department of Surgery. His training at UNLV Medical Center provided extensive experience in general surgery, vascular surgery, plastic surgery, pediatric surgery, trauma and critical care.

He received the Arnold P Gold award for humanism and excellence in teaching as a resident at University Medical Center in Las Vegas. This prestigious award is given to the few selected residents across all residency programs that excel in compassion, empathy, and integrity.

Dr. Hollingsworth undertook fellowship training in minimally invasive endovascular surgery, complex hernia repair, and body contouring procedures in massive weight loss patients at NYC Surgical Associates with Drs. Greuner and Rosenberg.  He excels in providing the latest techniques to his patients, offering comprehensive treatment plans for all of their needs. His disarming demeanor, excellent bedside manner, devotion to patient care, and technical skill set make him a tremendous asset to NYC Surgical Associates.

Dr. Hollingsworth is active in media, previously working as the Editor of a global magazine with publication on three continents and in seven languages. He has authored numerous articles on topics in the healthcare industry.

Outside of medicine, Dr. Hollingsworth enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, and is enthusiastic about computers, nutrition, extreme sports, and motor sports. He is licensed to practice medicine and surgery in New York, and is conversant in Spanish.


Arno Rotgans, MD

Arno Rotgans, MD 
Regional Director, Long Island
Endovascular and General Surgery

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Arno Rotgans, MD is originally from Surinam, South-America. He completed both his undergraduate degree and pursued a Master’s degree in Biochemistry at the City College of New York. He then joined the US Army Service Corps and was the recipient of several Army medals and accolades.

After his service in the military he completed his medical training at the University of Kentucky. He attended the University of Kentucky and the Albany Medical Center in New York for post graduate surgical training.

During his postgraduate training he developed an interest in advanced ultrasound techniques becoming certified by the American College of Surgeons.

After his post graduate surgical training, Dr. Rotgans underwent advanced fellowship training in ultrasound and fluoroscopy guided percutaneous vascular techniques at NYC Surgical Associates in New York City.  He pursued an additional fellowship at NYC Surgical in body contouring undergoing advanced training in all forms of liposuction and procedures for the massive weight loss patient.

His academic and research interest include minimally invasive techniques in endovenous surgery. His clinical interests include the full spectrum of endovenous techniques for all venous disorders, including embolization and ablation, as well as body contouring procedures.

His professional memberships include:

  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Phlebology
  • International Society for Vascular Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons
  • International College of Surgeons
  • Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery

Dr. Rotgans speaks fluent English and Dutch and some conversational Spanish and is licensed in New York.

Outside of medicine he enjoys soccer, fitness and chess.


Carole Taub, MD

Carole Taub, MD

Anesthesiology

CaroleTaubDr. Carole Taub is a board certified Anesthesiologist well versed in performing anesthesia for a wide variety of cases, including neurological, vascular, plastic, and laparoscopic surgery.

She graduated from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, where she was the recipient of the Women’s Business and Professional award.

Dr. Taub also performed her residency at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine prior to beginning private practice.

The rare combination of her warm, reassuring demeanor and excellent skill set make her a tremendous asset to us here at NYC Surgical.