Dr. Giampapa received his M.D. degree from Mt. Sinai Medical School in New York City, New York and continued his medical training in aesthetic plastic surgery. Upon becoming a certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Giampapa completed a year of microsurgery and hand fellowship at New York University Medical Center. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a Founding Member of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine and served as President of the American Board of Anti-Aging Medicine. He was one of the first Board Certified anti-aging aesthetic plastic surgeons in the world.
Over the past seven years, Dr. Giampapa has been featured in many radio and television programs, including Phil Donahue, Joan Rivers, Geraldo Rivers and the McLaughlin Report. He has also published numerous articles in both national and international plastic surgical journals as well as book chapters. He has been features in many articles in both national and international magazines concerning cosmetic surgery and new surgical techniques.
Dr. Giampapa has served as Research Fellow for such other prestigious institutes as Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City and has been the Director of Microsurgery and Re-plantation Surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. His writings have been published in numerous academic journals including the Annals of Plastic Surgery, the Journal of Plastic Reconstructive Surgery as well as the Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery.
He has also served as a consultant for NASA in reference to the robotic arm of the space shuttle. His research has been published in technical journal formats as well as genetic engineering journals and other research publications.
He has been awarded over a dozen patents from the United States Government for unique cell culture delivery techniques as well as new drug delivery systems, and surgical instrument designs.
Dr. Giampapa is well known in the United States, Latin America and Europe where he lectures regularly. He is recognized as an innovator in new cosmetic and surgical techniques and surgical instrumentation.