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Dr. Romanelli's Credentials

Dr. James Romanelli, a native of Long Island and a board-certified plastic surgeon, established Romanelli Cosmetic Surgery in Huntington in 1990. His exceptional training includes an undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame and a Doctor of Medicine degree from State University of New York Downstate. Dr. Romanelli then completed 8 years of post-graduate training that included a plastic surgery residency at the world-renowned Baylor College of Medicine. With this training as a foundation, he consistently achieves his top priorities, which are the aesthetic goals, safety, and comfort of each patient.

To meet Dr. Romanelli and find out how his years of experience can help you, request a consultation online, or call his office directly at (631) 424-3600 to make an appointment.


"At the University of Notre Dame, I had a very broad education. Science, yes, but also literature, sculpture, art, and philosophy. It was wonderful preparation for becoming a plastic surgeon."
— Dr. Romanelli


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery (1992 to present)
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery, Maintenance of Certification (2004)
  • American Board of Surgery (1988 to 1998)

Education

Dr. Romanelli received a wide variety of post-graduate specialty training after earning his medical degree from SUNY Downstate.

  • Chief resident in plastic surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, 1989-1990
  • Plastic surgery resident, Baylor College of Medicine, 1988-1990
  • Hand surgery fellowship, St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas, 1987-1988
  • Chief resident in general surgery, Staten Island University Hospital, 1986-1987
  • General surgery residency, Staten Island University Hospital, 1982-1984, 1985-1987
  • Urology resident, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, 1984-1985

For additional details about Dr. Romanelli's training and experience, review his CV.

Get to Know
Dr. Romanelli

With more than 20 years in practice, Long Island native James Romanelli, M.D., continues to embrace surgical innovation, provide exceptional results, and take great joy in his work each day.
Read a candid Q&A with him.

Get to Know Dr. Romanelli

With more than 20 years in practice, Long Island native James Romanelli, M.D., continues to embrace surgical innovation, provide exceptional results, and take great joy in his work each day.
Read a candid Q&A with him.

Honors

Dr. Romanelli has amassed many honors and appointments throughout the years, including:

  • Chief of staff at Huntington Hospital, a member of the Northwell Health System
  • Chief of surgery at Huntington Hospital from 2000 to 2013
  • Member of the American College of Surgeons Applicant Committee
  • Recipient of the Spira Award for the best plastic surgery chief resident presentation, Houston, Texas, 1990
  • Cum laude graduate of the University of Notre Dame
  • Initially board certified in 1992 and re-certified in plastic surgery in 2004

"After serving as Chief of Surgery at Huntington Hospital beginning in 2000, I was appointed Chief of Staff in 2012. My goal for the hospital and its patients is the same for my patients: They should receive exceptional care."
— Dr. Romanelli


Professional Affiliations

  • Active member, American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • Active member, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • Member, New York Regional Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
  • Member, Medical Society of the State of New York

Hospital Affiliations

Dr. Romanelli is Chief of Staff at Huntington Hospital-Northwell Health System and also serves as an attending physician in surgery. He also maintains privileges at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, St. Catherine of Siena Hospital, and Plainview Hospital-Northwell Health System.

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