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Expertise in Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. James N. Romanelli is a renowned Long Island, NY plastic surgeon who specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive procedures. He is board-certified in plastic surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and a member of the exclusive American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Dr. Romanelli is the founder and leader of North Shore Cosmetic Surgery. He has assembled a team of exceptional Long Island Plastic Surgeons to offer high-quality service that focuses on the individual needs and goals of the patient.

A passion for service

Dr. Romanelli has always had a passion for helping others, dedicating himself at an early age to become one of the leading plastic surgeons on Long Island. His leadership service includes 10 years as Chief of Staff at Huntington Hospital-Northwell Health (2012-2022). Dr. Romanelli also is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra-Northwell, where he helps to educate the next generation of plastic surgeons.

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Professional memberships

Dr. Romanelli is proud to be a member of the following societies:

  • American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • Long Island Chapter of the American College of Surgeons
  • Suffolk County Medical Society and Medical Society of the State of New York
  • New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgery
  • New York State Plastic Surgery Society

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Skills and specialties

As an expert in cosmetic plastic surgery in Long Island, Dr. Romanelli is well-versed in both surgical and non-surgical treatments for the face, body, and skin. He is very well known and respected for his customized mommy makeovers, as well as breast augmentations, breast reductions, tummy tucks, and facelifts. Additionally, Dr. Romanelli is known for his reconstructive procedures, such as revision of breast reconstructions and revision of breast augmentations.

Dr. Romanelli’s associates at North Shore Cosmetic Surgery also offer cosmetic surgery after weight loss, as well as non-surgical treatments like BOTOX®, Juvéderm®, Kybella®, laser skin resurfacing, microneedling with PRP (protein-rich plasma), and intense pulsed light photo facials (IPL).

Education and training

Dr. Romanelli received his undergraduate degree at the University of Notre Dame and continued his education at State University of New York Downstate Medical Center. After receiving his Doctor of Medicine degree, Dr. Romanelli completed his residency in general surgery at Staten Island University. He continued his specialty training in Houston, TX, first at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, followed by a residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the world-famous Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX.

Dr. Romanelli’s expertise in all aspects of breast surgery dates back to his training at Baylor with the plastic surgeons who designed the first breast implants.

Hospital privileges

Huntington Hospital

Huntington Hospital

Huntington Hospital is the primary hospital for Dr. Romanelli and Dr. Layliev. As an award-winning hospital, it is the perfect place for our North Shore cosmetic surgery patients to receive the highest level of hospital care. We routinely care for our breast reduction and breast reconstruction patients at the hospital, which supports all levels of breast surgery including microsurgical breast reconstruction. It also serves as a clinical campus for the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell.

Syosset Hospital

Syosset Hospital

Long Island plastic surgeons Dr. Romanelli and Dr. Layliev of North Shore Cosmetic Surgery are pleased to hold medical privileges at Syosset Hospital. The medical facility features 136 beds, an emergency room, a trauma care unit, an on-site radiology department, and a psychiatric wing. It is also the home to the Center of Excellence for both bariatric surgery and orthopedics. With hundreds of highly trained staff members, the hospital is able to provide exceptional medical care to the entire Syosset community.

Saint Catherine of Siena

Saint Catherine of Siena

Dr. James Romanelli is pleased to have medical privileges at Saint Catherine of Siena Hospital in Smithtown, NY. Serving patients in the Smithtown area for more than five decades, this Catholic hospital is a not-for-profit healthcare facility with 296 beds. If you decide to have your surgery at Saint Catherine of Siena Hospital, you can rest assured that you and your family will be treated compassionately by all members of their staff. You can learn more online about Saint Catherine of Siena Hospital at www.stcatherine.chsli.org or call 631-862-3000.

Glen Cove Hospital

Glen Cove Hospital

Glen Cove Hospital of Northwell Health facilitates surgeries for our plastic surgeons at North Shore Cosmetic Surgery. Dr. Romanelli and Dr. Layliev are both authorized to perform plastic surgery as an in or outpatient treatment. If you would like more information on Glen Cove Hospital of Northwell Health for your procedure, please call 516-674-7300 or find out more online at www.northwell.edu.

North Shore University Hospital

North Shore Univ. Hospital

Trust your medical treatment at North Shore University Hospital of Manhasset where Dr. Romanelli and Dr. Layliev celebrate having medical privileges. With a Magnet® Recognized nursing staff of more than 1,900 nurses, North Shore maintains a reputation for going above and beyond for their patients in the surgical care units. They are well known in the Manhasset community as an affiliate of Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine and as a teaching hospital. If you would like more information on North Shore University Hospital for your surgery, please call 516-562-0100 or find out more online at www.northwell.edu.

John T. Mather Memorial Hospital

Mather Hospital

Dr. Romanelli and Dr. Layliev celebrate having medical privileges at Mather Hospital.

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