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Reconstructing Hope in a NYC based best in class non-profit charity whose mission is to support, empower, and educate survivors of domestic violence seeking aesthetic and reconstructive surgery and counseling, at no cost to the survivors. 

We offer our services to survivors of domestic violence who cannot afford the cosmetic surgery, dental surgery, laser tattoo removal surgery, reconstructive surgery or medical attention needed to repair the injuries they have received from a spouse or intimate partner. We connect the compassionate, capable volunteer services of providers and organizations to survivors seeking the removal of the physical scars of abuse.

We work directly with victims, shelters, law enforcement agencies, and courts across the country. Our services are free of charge and provide the type of long-term solutions and support which break the visual remains of domestic violence.

We accept survivors without regard to ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation or country of origin, and minimize barriers to support and connection to volunteers with English and Spanish-speaking service.

Board of Directors

  • Robert E. Enslein, Jr. – Chairman
  • Adam Schaffner, MD, FACS
  • Courtney Chenette, Esq.
  • Mark Cohen
  • Kenneth Turchin 
  • Marcie Rubin, Ex Officio
  • Fabiana Leek, Ex Officio

Young Leadership Board

  • Julie Alfin – Chair
  • Maren Faiella
  • Sylvia Ciapinska

Strategic Advisory Board

ACCOUNTING

  • Gennaro J. Fulvio, CPA, Founding Partner, Fulvio & Associates, LLP
  • Elise L. Argento, JD, CPA, Fulvio & Associates, LLP

LEGAL – Healthcare

  • Robert Wild, Esq., Partner, Garfunkel Wild, PC
  • Stacey Klein, Esq., Associate, Garfunkel Wild, PC

LEGAL – Intellectual Property

  • Bryan Sugar, Esq., Partner, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith, LLP

INTERNET AND E-COMMERCE

  • Erika Brown, Co-Owner, NewYorkSEO, LLC
  • Dwight McNaughton, Co-Owner, NewYorkSEO, LLC

BRANDING

  • Nicole Enslein, CEO, Sublime Communications, LLC

PUBLIC RELATIONS

  • Elyse Bender-Segall, CEO, PR Revolution

Prominent Supporters

  • Dina Lohan

Medical Advisory Board

PLASTIC SURGERY

  • Gary Alter, M.D.
  • Keith Blechman, M.D.
  • Jennifer Capla, M.D.
  • Adam Schaffner, M.D.
  • Douglas Senderoff, M.D.
  • Charles Thorne, M.D.
  • Justin Yovino, M.D.

FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY

  • Garrett Bennett, M.D.
  • Yael Halaas, M.D.
  • Andrew Jacono, M.D.
  • David Rosenberg, M.D.
  • Ben Talei, M.D.

OCULOPLASTIC SURGERY

  • Boaz Lissauer, M.D.

DERMATOLOGY

  • Robert Anolik, M.D.
  • Michele Pauporte, M.D.

COSMETIC DENTISTRY

  • Pia Lieb, D.D.S.

ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY

  • Ruben Cohen, D.D.S.

PSYCHIATRY

  • Michael Aronoff, M.D.

PSYCHOLOGY

  • Roni Avinadav, Ph.D.

OTOLARYNGOLOGY / FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY

  • Peter Costantino, M.D.

Hospitals

  • Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital