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Dr. Layliev is a double board-certified plastic surgeon specializing in aesthetic surgery of the face, breast, and body as well as breast reconstruction following surgery for breast cancer in the Long Island and New York City areas.

With his world-class training and dedication to patient care, patients look to him for the peace of mind that they are receiving an exceptional level of care for their procedure. Dr. Layliev focuses on delivering a result that is beautiful yet natural in appearance, with an emphasis on safety and providing his patients with the latest, most advanced surgical techniques.

Author and professional speaker

Dr. Layliev has authored numerous articles in nationally-recognized plastic surgery journals, has been an invited speaker at national plastic surgery meetings, and is the recipient of professional awards for his work.

Skills and specialties

Dr. Layliev devises an approach unique to the individual’s anatomy and personal desires. Each procedure is specialized and customized to achieve the most beautiful and natural result possible. Dr. Layliev performs breast augmentations and lifts, tummy tucks, mommy makeovers, rhinoplasties, face and neck lifts, eyelid surgery, breast reconstruction following mastectomy or lumpectomy for breast cancer, as well as many other procedures.

He also employs non-surgical treatments to rejuvenate early signs of facial aging and asymmetries with BOTOX® and various fillers.

Education and training

Dr. Layliev completed his undergraduate education at Cornell University, inducted into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Society, which honors the top 1% of graduates in the country. He then completed medical school at New York University School of Medicine, one of the leading medical schools in the country. He excelled scholastically, and founded an annual philanthropic event that directly benefits children with craniofacial syndromes and musculoskeletal disorders.

Researcher

During his research fellowship year at the Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery at NYU Medical Center, Dr. Layliev performed plastic surgery research, with his work published in leading journals. He received an award for his outstanding presentation of his research at a national plastic surgery meeting in 2011.

Dr. Layliev completed his general surgery residency training at North Shore University Medical Center in Long Island, NY. He then advanced his skills by pursuing Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery training at the prestigious Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN, where he trained with many renowned plastic surgeons. He focused his aesthetic surgery training with an internationally-renowned plastic surgeon and innovator, Dr. Patrick Maxwell. He also continued to publish in leading peer-reviewed plastic surgery journals, including the Aesthetic Surgery Journal and Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery journal.

Publications

Throughout his career, Dr. Layliev has authored numerous plastic surgery articles in peer-reviewed plastic surgery journals and has presented his work at multiple national plastic surgery conferences.

  • Kaoutzanis C, Ganesh Kumar N, O’Neill D, Wormer B, Winocour J, Layliev J, McEvoy M, King A, Braun SA, Higdon KK. Enhanced Recovery Pathway in Microvascular Autologous Tissue-Based Breast Reconstruction: Should It Become the Standard of Care? Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 2018. 141(4): 841-851.
  • Layliev J, Gupta V, Kaoutzanis C, Ganesh N, Grotting J, Higdon K. Incidence, and Preoperative Risk Factors for Major Complications in Aesthetic Rhinoplasty: Analysis of 4,978 cases. Aesthetic Surgery Journal, 2017. 37(7) 757-767.
  • Kaoutzanis C, Gupta V, Winocour J, Layliev J, Ramirez JR, Grotting JC, Higdon K. Cosmetic Liposuction: Preoperative Risk Factors, Major Complication Rates and Safety of Combined Procedures. Aesthetic Surgery Journal, 2017. 37(6) 680-694.
  • Layliev J, Gill R, Spear M, Cifuentes J, Wang L, Kelly K. The Optimal Timing for Primary Cranial Vault Reconstruction in Nonsyndromic Craniosynostosis: A 10-Year Experience. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, 2016. 27(6): 1445-1452.
  • Layliev J, Broer PN, Saadeh PB, Crisera CA, Wu LC, Boyd JB, Serletti JM, Levine JP, Roostaeian J, Tanna N. The Certificate of Added Qualifications in Microsurgery: Consideration for Subspecialty certification in Microvascular Surgery in the United States. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 2015. 135(1): 313-316.
  • Layliev J, Marchac A, Tanaka R, Szpalski C, Henderson R, Rubin MS, Saadeh PB, Warren SM. Endogenous Cell Therapy Improves Bone Healing. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, 2015. 26(1): 300-305.
  • Layliev J, Sagebin A, Weinstein A, Marchac A, Szpalski C, Saadeh PB, Warren SM. Percutaneous Gene Therapy Heals Cranial Defects. Gene Therapy, 2013. 20(9): 922-929.
  • Layliev J, Wilson S, Warren SM, Saadeh PB. Improving Wound Healing with Topical Gene Therapy. Advances in Wound Care, 2012. 2(5): 218-223.
  • Layliev J, Marchac A, Butala P, Szpalski C, Henderson R, Sagepin F, Weinstein A, Saadeh PB, Warren SM. Stem Cell Therapy Improves Bony Healing. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 2011. 127(5S): 149.
  • Layliev J, Knobel, D, Patel M, Sagebin F, Weinstein A, Cohen O, Wetterau M, Barr J, Henderson R, Warren SM, Saadeh PB. Radiation-Induced Skin Fibrosis is Mediated by IL-13 and Mitigated by Local IL-13 Gene Suppression. Wound Repair and Regeneration 2011. 19: A32.
  • Cohen O, Patel M, Layliev J, Wetterau M, Szpalski C, Knobel D, Ceradini DJ, Warren SM, Saadeh PB. Shifting Cellular Redox Balance: Topical Silencing of Keap1 Increases Antioxidant Cellular Protection, Improving Diabetic Wound Healing. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2011. 127(5S):23.
  • Knobel D, Cohen O, Crawford JL, Butala P, Layliev J, Wetterau MT, Warren SM, Saadeh PB. Hyperglycemia and Ischemia in Diabetes: Stressors Implicated in Dysfunctional Healing. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 2011. 127(5S):44.
  • Szpalski C, Wetterau M, Butala P, Cohen O, Hwang L, Patel M, Layliev J, Ceradini D, Saadeh PB, Warren, SM. Impaired Healing in Progeric Mice: the Role of P53 and its Effects on Reactive Oxygen Species State. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 2011. 127(5S):81.
  • Szpalski C, Wetterau M, Cohen O, Patel M, Layliev J, Saadeh PB, Warren SM. Obesity Impairs Blood Vessel Formation. Wound Repair and Regeneration 2011. 19:A56.
  • Wetterau M, Szpalski C, Knobel D, Albano N, Cohen O, Patel M, Layliev J, Warren SM, Levine JP, Saadeh PB. Topical SMAD3 Silencing Improves Healing in a Novel Irradiated Wound Model. Wound Repair and Regeneration 2011. 19:A59.
  • Tansir M, Layliev J, Glickman LT. Massive spontaneous hematoma from chronic Enoxaparin (Lovenox) use. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2010. Oct; 126(4): 209e-210e.
  • Lipskar AM, Glick RD, Rosen NG, Layliev J, Hong A, Dolgin SE, Soffer Sz. Nonoperative management of symptomatic urachal anomalies. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 2010. May; 45(5): 1016-1019.
  • Mikawa T, Gourdie RG, Takebayashi-Suzuki K, Kanzawa N, Hyer J, Pennisi DJ, Poma CP, Shulimovich M, Diaz KG, Layliev J, Prasad A. Induction and patterning of the Purkinje fiber network. Novartis Foundation Symposium 2003. 250:142-156.
  • Kanzawa N, Poma CP, Takebayashi-Suzuki K, Diaz KG, Layliev J, Mikawa T. Competency of embryonic cardiomyocytes to undergo Purkinje fiber differentiation is regulated by endothelin receptor expression. Development, 2002. 129(13): 3185-94.

Presentations

In 2011, Dr. Layliev received an award for his outstanding presentation at the annual Plastic Surgery meeting in Denver, Colorado.

  • Layliev J, Gupta V, Kaoutzanis C, Ganesh N, Grotting J, Higdon K. Incidence and Preoperative Risk Factors for Major Complications in Aesthetic Rhinoplasty: Analysis of 4,978 cases. The Aesthetic Meeting 2017, San Diego, California; April 30th, 2017.
  • Layliev J, Knobel DK, Patel M, Sagebin F, Weinstein A , Cohen O , Wetterau M , J Barr J , Henderson R , Warren SM, Saadeh PB. Radiation induced skin fibrosis is mediated by IL-13 and mitigated by local IL-13 gene suppression. Presented at the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons’ 28th Annual Meeting, Amelia Island, Florida; October 22nd, 2011.
  • Layliev J, Knobel D, Sagebin F, Weinstein A, Patel M, Szpalski C, Wetterau M, Ceradini D, Saadeh PB, Warren SM. Percutaneous Injection of SMAD7 siRNA Heals Cranial Defects. Presented at the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons’ 28th Annual Meeting, Amelia Island, Florida; October 23rd, 2011.
  • Addona T, Layliev J, Frank D, Salman B, Kilgo MS, Davenport T. Facial Artery Musculomucosal Flap for Reconstruction of Partial Glossectomy Defects. Presented at the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons’ 28th Annual Meeting, Amelia Island, Florida; October 23rd, 2011.
  • Layliev J, Knobel D, Sagebin F, Weinstein A, Patel M, Szpalski C, Wetterau M, Ceradini D, Saadeh PB, Warren SM. Percutaneous Injection of SMAD7 siRNA Heals Cranial Defects. Presented at Plastic Surgery 2011, American Society of Plastic Surgery, Denver, Colorado; September 25th, 2011.
  • Layliev J, Marchac A, Butala P, Szpalski C, Henderson R, Sagepin F, Weinstein A, Saadeh PB, Warren SM. Stem Cell Therapy Improves Bony Healing. Plastic Surgery Research Council’s 56thAnnual Meeting, Louisville, Kentucky; April, 28th, 2011.
  • Layliev J, Knobel DK, Patel M, Sagebin F, Weinstein A , Cohen O , Wetterau M , J Barr J , Henderson R , Warren SM, Saadeh PB. Radiation-induced skin fibrosis is mediated by IL-13 and mitigated by local IL-13 gene suppression. Presented at the 21st Annual Meeting of the Wound Healing Society, Dallas, Texas; April 16th, 2011.
  • Butala P, Knobel D, Layliev J, Crawford JL, Szpalski C, Marchac A, Sultan SM, Wetterau M, Davidson EH, Saadeh PB, Warren SM. Topical siRNA and Stem Cell Therapy Reduce Reactive Oxygen Species and Accelerate Healing in a Senescent Wound.  Presented at the 21st Annual Meeting of the Wound Healing Society, Dallas, Texas; April 15th, 2011.
  • Wetterau MT,  Szpalski C, Layliev J, Knobel D, Albano N, Cohen O,  Patel M, Warren SM, Levine JP, Saadeh PB. Topical Smad3 Silencing Improves Healing in a Novel Irradiated Wound Model. Presented at the 21st Annual Meeting of the Wound Healing Society, Dallas, Texas; April 16th, 2011.
  • Szpalski C, Wetterau M, Layliev J, Cohen O, Patel M, Saadeh PB, Warren SM. Obesity Impairs Blood Vessel Formation. Presented at the 21st Annual Meeting of the Wound Healing Society, Dallas, Texas; April 16th, 2011.

Hospital privileges

Huntington Hospital

Huntington Hospital is the primary hospital for Dr. Romanelli, Dr. Layliev, and Dr. Peredo. 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.

Plainview Hospital

Plainview Hospital is an acute care facility that treats a wide variety of medical conditions and offers both surgical and nonsurgical services. The community hospital features over 215 patient beds, a 24-hour emergency room, and fast track unit. In addition, the campus is a New York State Department of Health Primary Stroke Center. They are widely recognized for their unparalleled service and have recently earned several distinctions of excellence by the Joint Commission. Plastic surgeons Drs. James Romanelli and John Layliev are proud to hold medical privileges here.

Syosset Hospital

Long Island plastic surgeons Dr. Romanelli, Dr. Layliev, and Dr. Peredo 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 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.

Long Island Jewish Med Center

Our plastic surgeon, Dr. Layliev, trusts that our surgery patients are in capable hands at Long Island Jewish Medical Center (LIJMC) and is very proud to hold medical privileges at this facility. Not only does LIJMC provide excellent surgical and recovery care, the nursing staff is Magnet Recognized by the American Nursing Credentialing Center, which is a high honor in the nursing profession. This facility was named a "Best Hospital" in 2014 – 2015 by U.S. News & World Report, which speaks volumes to the doctors and nurses' dedication to their patient's health and recovery. There is so much to discover about LIJMC online at www.northwell.edu or call 718-470-7000.

Glen Cove Hospital

Glen Cove Hospital of Northwell Health facilitates surgeries for our plastic surgeons at North Shore Cosmetic Surgery. Dr. Romanelli, Dr. Layliev, and Dr. Peredo are all 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.

Cohen Children's Med Center

Pediatric surgeries by our plastic surgeon, Dr. Layliev, can be performed at the Cohen Children's Medical Center (the largest pediatric medical center in the state of NY). Located in Queens, NY, Cohen has an inviting atmosphere for children and adults alike. Parents can stay in the room all night with their child if an inpatient stay becomes necessary. There are no restrictions on family visiting hours. The U.S. News & World Report ranked Cohen #9 nationally in nine out of ten pediatric categories as an "America's Best Children's Hospital." Learn more about Cohen and what it has to offer you and your family at www.childrenshospital.northwell.edu or call 833-462-6463.

North Shore Univ. Hospital

Trust your medical treatment at North Shore University Hospital of Manhasset where Dr. Romanelli, Dr. Layliev, and Dr. Peredo 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.

Mather Hospital

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

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