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A founding member of Y Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Dr. Asaf Yalif is currently the only surgeon in the greater Atlanta area who is Triple Board Certified in Hand Surgery, Plastic Surgery, and Orthopedics. This unique combination of skills enables him to take comprehensive approach to soft tissue, joint, and bone injuries and diseases of the hand and upper extremity, while also offering face, breast, and body reconstructive surgery and general cosmetic surgery. He offers a premier level of care to all of his patients, coupled with a dedicated focus on a patient-friendly, holistic approach to diagnosing and treating a wide range of diseases and injuries. He prides himself on working directly with his patients throughout their entire treatment, to ensure that each patient gets the quality of care, respect, and attention they deserve. When you place your hands in the care of Dr. Yalif, you know you are in good hands!

Dr. Yalif earned his bachelors and medical degrees simultaneously in one of the few programs of its kind in the country. After graduating with honors, he completed his General Surgery Residency in New York City, serving also as Chief Resident and earning numerous awards for academic achievement and clinical excellence. He then continued his training in hand and upper extremity surgery at the State University of New York in Buffalo, where he continued to perform and publish clinical research in this complex field. Dr. Yalif also completed additional training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Tennessee in Memphis, again serving as Chief Resident.

Since establishing himself in private practice in the greater Atlanta area, Dr. Yalif continues to stay abreast of the most recent technological, surgical, and medical developments across all of his fields of specialization, and has become a nationally-recognized leader in constant demand as a special guest lecturer across the country. He has continued to take on leadership roles in the greater Atlanta community and at the many hospitals where he holds operating privileges, for example, having served as the Vice Chairman of the Department of Surgery at North Fulton Regional Hospital and as well as serving as the Chairman. He remains committed to a personalized, holistic approach to every patient’s treatment, ensuring that he is personally available and accessible to all his patients throughout their entire treatment process and developing customized treatment plans that take into account each patient’s medical concerns, treatment goals, and personal medical and lifestyle history.


As lead surgeon at Y Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Dr. Yalif has formed a private surgical and medical practice that reflects his personal philosophy: to restore pain-free range of motion and functionality to your hands and upper extremities, enabling you to resume your normal, everyday activities at work and at play! Whether you have suffered a traumatic injury to your hand, are coping with a repetitive stress injury, or have been diagnosed with a degenerative disease, Dr. Asaf Yalif and his staff at Y Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery offer a unique blend of specialized training and experience, advanced non-surgical treatments, and cutting-edge surgical techniques designed to treat a wide range of complex conditions of the hand, wrist, fingers, thumb, and arm. Our highly-individualized approach to soft tissue, bone, and joint conditions enables us to develop a treatment plan that is precisely formulated to your specific injury or condition and medical history.

But perhaps even more important than our commitment to leading-edge, specialized surgical and non-surgical treatments is our dedication to an enhanced patient experience. We offer a patient-focused practice where we are committed to a holistic approach that treats you as a whole, interconnected person as complex as the injury or disease you are facing. At Y Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, you will have direct access to Dr. Yalif throughout your entire treatment process, from initial consultation through final follow-up, enabling you to have your questions answered and your concerns addressed quickly, thoroughly, and expertly. Moreover, our friendly, welcoming staff will ensure that you feel comfortable, safe, respected, and special, enabling you to return to work—and play—feeling better than ever before!


Dr. Asaf Yalif, lead surgeon at Y Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, is uniquely qualified to provide advanced, cutting-edge surgical treatment options for degenerative or traumatic hand and upper extremity issues. The only surgeon in the Atlanta area specializing in the rare combination of hand and plastic surgery, Dr. Yalif is triple Board Certified in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, and Orthopedic Surgery. His unique perspective on soft tissue, joint, and bone-related conditions of the hand, fingers, wrist, and elbow enables him to offer a variety of medical and surgical options unavailable at traditional orthopedic practices. Y Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is a friendly, welcoming boutique medical practice where cutting-edge surgical techniques are coupled with an emphasis on the patient experience; whether you are dealing with a traumatic injury or a long-standing degenerative disease, Dr. Yalif will take the time to listen to your concerns, answer your questions, and work closely with you to develop a personalized treatment plan tailored to ensure that your hands can work as hard as you do!

Y Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery has offices conveniently located in Atlanta, Roswell, and Woodstock, Georgia. If you would like more information about potential surgical or non-surgical options for hand and upper extremity injury, disease, and/or rejuvenation, or are interested in learning more about Dr. Yalif and Y Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, we encourage you to contact us today for an initial consultation. We look forward to hearing from you!


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145 Towne Lake Prkwy, Ste 101
Woodstock, GA 30188
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2500 Hospital Blvd,
Ste 410
Roswell, GA 30076
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