Quatela Center for Plastic Surgery
973 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607
Phone: (585) 244-1000
Fax: (585) 271-4786
Monday–Friday: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
The Lindsay House
Patients at the Quatela Center for Plastic Surgery in Rochester, NY, have the unique opportunity to undergo their plastic surgery or non-surgical treatment at one of the city’s most beautiful Victorian-era mansions, which now houses some of the area’s leading plastic surgeons. The impeccable restoration of this Rochester, NY, landmark was a labor of love for board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Vito Quatela. The stately building reflects Dr. Quatela’s appreciation of aesthetic details and the blending of form and function.
History of the Lindsay House
The Lindsay House was built in 1878 by Alexander Millar Lindsay, of Sibley, Lindsay and Curr. He built the three-story Victorian mansion for his wife, four daughters and three sons. The house was designed by James G. Cutler, and the homestead extended from Barrington to Berkeley, and from East Avenue to Park Avenue.
Over the next 20 years, the owners made considerable changes to the house. In 1900, the sun room was added. It was the “crowning glory” to Mr. Lindsay’s creation and provided the future setting for the weddings of all four Lindsay daughters.
The sun room overlooks a boxwood rose garden originally designed by renowned landscape architect Allen DeForest. DeForest also designed gardens and landscapes for Eastman, Bausch, Lomb and Gannett in the Rochester area. Mr. Lindsay resided in the home until his death in 1923. He was eulogized by George Eastman in a wake conducted in the sun room.
The home remained in the Lindsay family until the late 1940’s when it was donated to the Rochester Health Association, which provided needed community services, including Operation Friendship.
Experience the Historical Lindsay House, Meticulously Restored to a World-Class Aesthetic Destination
An Impeccable Restoration
The Lindsay House came on the market and Dr. Quatela purchased it in 1992. Dr. Quatela soon entered into a complete historical restoration and expansion project on the house’s exterior, interior and gardens. No detail was overlooked in restoring this estate back to its former glory. During the restoration project, in order to preserve the historic garden, it had to be painstakingly moved off site to a nursery. It was returned to the site in sections and replanted in its original 1900 form when renovations were completed. This is just one example of Dr. Quatela’s belief that “there are no shortcuts to quality.”
In addition to the Quatela Center for Plastic Surgery, the historic building is now home to the Lindsay House Surgery Center — a freestanding, multi-specialty ambulatory surgery center — the Quatela Center for Hair Restoration, and Q the Medical Spa.
You’ll notice our attention to detail the moment you enter the clinic.
Patients and visitors are welcomed to the first floor of the Lindsay House in the expansive lobby.
Our grand staircase leads to the second floor of the Lindsay House where our breast and body clinic is located.
The sun room, which is utilized as the main waiting room, was added in 1900. The original historical details have been preserved and maintained.
Treatment rooms provide both the charm and grandeur of the Lindsay House and state-of-the-art equipment for injectable treatments, post-operative care, and consultation appointments.
Private and comfortable, our Patient Consultant offices provide patients with a place to discuss their treatment plan.
Preserved and replanted in its original form, the boxwood rose garden is an extension of the beauty of the Lindsay House.
Dr. Vito C. Quatela is a double board-certified facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon with over 30 years of experience performing facial rejuvenation procedures. Dr. Quatela is a past president of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and is highly respected by his peers as a recognized expert in all areas of facial plastic surgery, including rhinoplasty, facelift, and other facial procedures.
Dr. William J. Koenig is a double board-certified plastic surgeon with over 26 years of experience. He specializes in breast and body procedures and has performed over 6,000 breast augmentations throughout his years of practice.
Dr. Heather Lee is a double board-certified facial plastic surgeon and otolaryngologist who has trained extensively with Dr. Quatela. She specializes in both aesthetic and functional procedures and is known for her meticulous surgical results and compassionate care.
Dr. Ashley N. Amalfi is a board-certified plastic surgeon who specializes in cosmetic surgery of the breast and body. With her experience and innate attention to detail, Dr. Amalfi achieves personalized surgical outcomes that help patients look and feel their best.
Dr. Alex Montague is a double board-certified facial plastic surgeon and otolaryngologist who trained under Dr. Quatela for a facial plastic and reconstructive surgery fellowship. He has exemplary skills in both technique and patient care and specializes in aesthetic and functional procedures.