MEET DR. ALEXANDER M. SAILON
Dr. Alexander M. Sailon, located in Virginia Beach and Chesapeake, VA, is a skilled plastic surgeon focused on aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, breast, and body. He believes in listening to the concerns of patients and combines that approach with attention to detail and an analytical methodology to deliver beautiful and natural-looking results. He is committed to helping each and every patient achieve his or her desired goals through an attentive, highly individualized approach.
Dr. Sailon is a native of New Jersey & New York and attended the Horace Mann School. After graduating cum laude from Georgetown University, he attended New Jersey Medical School on scholarship. He was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society as a result of his academic achievements. Subsequently, he completed a six-year integrated plastic surgery residency at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City where he had the chance to work with many of Manhattan’s plastic surgeons.
Upon completing his rigorous plastic surgery training, Dr. Sailon sought to pursue his dream of providing aid to children most in need. He joined Operation Smile, a well-regarded international non-profit organization, as the Hearst cleft and craniofacial fellow under the tutelage of Dr. Magee. Throughout the course of a year, he traveled extensively and successfully operated on hundreds of children while honing his skill in cleft surgery.
Dr. Sailon actively remains on the forefront of plastic surgery, a continuously evolving field. He has done extensive research, attended many international conferences, and has numerous publications in prestigious peer-reviewed medical journals.
We invite you meet with Dr. Sailon for a personal consultation to experience his thoroughness, warmth and caring firsthand
Dr. Sailon on his experience with Operation Smile
As a medical student, cleft lip and palate surgery is what drew my initial attention to plastic surgery. The combination of surgical skills required to create the desired result appealed to me greatly. On a more profound level, restoring harmony to a child’s face, an organ where form and function are aligned, provided deep satisfaction.
Upon completing my plastic surgery training, I was fortunate enough to be given the opportunity to work as a cleft and craniofacial fellow with Operation Smile under the tutelage of Dr. Magee, a world-renowned surgeon.
During this year, I traveled extensively, operating with surgeons from around the world on those less fortunate. Beyond a tremendous growth in technical ability and judgment, I also found this charitable work had a deep, personal impact on me.
Taking care of another’s child is one of life’s greatest privileges and I plan to continue my involvement with this incredible organization. I encourage you to contact me with any questions or thoughts. Please click here to learn more about Operation Smile.