Linda Pellegrino and two recent patients discuss the QLift- quick recovery facelift. QLift is perfect for the time-conscious man or woman who wants to rejuvenate his or her youthful appearance, but who lacks the luxury of time to stay at home to recuperate and heal for several weeks after a more traditional facelift.

David P. Rigan, M.D.

David P. Rigan, M.D., F.A.C.S., is a Plastic Surgeon in practice with the Center for Plastic Surgery. He is a graduate of the State University of New York at Binghamton and Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.

He received his prerequisite surgical training at Millard Fillmore Hospitals and completed his Plastic and Hand Surgical Residency at the Medical College of Ohio, where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Rigan is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the State University of New York at Buffalo and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Buffalo Plastic Surgery Society, the Medical Societies of Erie County and the State of New York and the American Association for Hand Surgery. Dr. Rigan has affiliations with the Kaleida Health System, the Ambulatory Surgery Center of Western New York, St. Joseph Hospital and Sisters of Charity Hospital.

He is a volunteer in Operation Rainbow, a program that provides free reconstructive surgery to third-world countries. He is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is certified as having added qualifications in Surgery of the Hand. Dr. Rigan specializes in all aspects of cosmetic surgery. He is a Fellow of both the American College of Surgeons (F.A.C.S.) and the International College of Surgeons (F.I.C.S.).

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With QLift, our exclusive Quick Recovery Facelift, only a few days are required for full recovery. This conservative procedure results in minimum discomfort and swelling.

Mohs Surgery

Mohs surgery is a precise surgical technique used to treat the two most common types of skin cancer. During Mohs surgery, thin layer of skin are progressively removed and examined until only cancer-free tissue remains.

Our Practice

From surgical and cosmetic procedures, to a full-service medispa, laser treatments and more! Learn about how the Center fo Plastic Surgery started.


  • QLift/Facelift
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Liposuction
  • Thigh Lift
  • Arm Lift
  • Blepharoplasty (Eyes)
  • Rhinoplasty (Nose)
  • Otoplasty (Ears)
  • Kybella
  • Juvederm
  • Voluma
  • Volbella