Bruce K. Barach MD – Certified Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Bruce Barach Trusted Plastic Surgeon Albany, NY

Now seeing Patients in Albany & Schenectady, NY

Schenectady plastic surgeon, Dr. Bruce Barach loves what he does. Plastic surgery is his passion, and he derives a tremendous amount of fulfillment from helping his patients achieve their aesthetic goals. Knowing that he has played a major role in transforming many of his patients’ lives for the better is the driving force that fuels his commitment to excellence in the field of plastic surgery.

In practice since 1988, Dr. Barach believes individual treatment solutions are crucial to accomplishing outstanding results. He truly cares about each and every patient he treats, and he will strive to cultivate a relationship with you that enables him to thoroughly understand all of your aesthetic desires. In this way, Dr. Barach can work collaboratively with you to create a treatment course that produces outstanding results unique to each individual.


“There really are no words to describe the Dr and his staff. He is a true artist and resculped my tummy through an extended abdominalplasty. The results were much more than I could have expected! The Dr. Is thorough,kind and extremely humble. I would gladly seek out his care again. I am very grateful to have found such a meticulous Surgeon.”

Self-Verified Patient of Bruce K. Barach,

An Honest Approach

Excellent surgical skills, an artistic eye, unsurpassed judgment, and total honesty are the characteristics that patients can anticipate from every encounter with Dr. Barach. His skills, talent, and impeccable California plastic surgical training allow him to deliver the beautiful results his patients have come to expect over the past twenty years.
Patients appreciate his hometown, grounded, common-sense approach to their problems. Honesty and integrity are the hallmarks of his practice. This, in combination with his cutting-edge west coast surgical education, ensures that every procedure he performs is appropriate and worthwhile. If he doesn’t think the desired result is attainable, then he won’t recommend or perform the procedure.

Dr. Barach prides himself on devising the simplest, most direct approach to your plastic surgical issues. You won’t find him performing the latest over-hyped, gimmicky procedures that waste your time and money without delivering proven results. Dr. Barach is a surgeon you can trust.

Education and Training

Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Dr. Barach completed his residency training in plastic surgery in San Francisco before returning to his home state of New York. He graduated at the top of his class at S.U.N.Y Health Science Center at Syracuse in 1982 and did his undergraduate work at Dartmouth College, in Hanover, New Hampshire. He is a native of Albany, NY and a graduate of the Albany Academy.

Dr. Barach is a member of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery as well as the American Society of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Barach has been chief of the division of plastic surgery at Ellis Hospital for the past decade and served as president of the New York State Society of Plastic Surgery in 2012. He was president of the Schenectady County Medical Society in 2009.

To ensure his continued ability to offer superior results, Dr. Barach regularly attends continuing education classes, seminars, and conferences.

Licensure and Board Certification

Dr. Barach has received the following licensure and certification:

  • S.C. License: 2013
  • Licensed by New York State: 1988
  • Licensed by California: 1983
  • Board Certified by American Board of Plastic Surgery: 1990
  • Board Certified by The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
  • Other Professional Memberships

Dr. Barach is a member of the following organizations:

  • American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • American Society of Plastic Surgery
  • New York State Medical Society
  • Schenectady County Medical Society (President 2009)
  • New York State Society of Plastic Surgery (President 2012)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society