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About Neil Tanna MD, MBA

Dr. Neil Tanna is a Double Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon with a practice focused on cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the face and breast. Dr. Tanna is a leader in his field, a respected educator, and a prolific author. He currently serves as Vice President of Women’s Surgical Services at Northwell Health Glen Cove Hospital, founding Medical Director of the Northwell Health Syosset SurgiCenter, and Associate Program Director of Plastic Surgery at Northwell Health. In 2018, Dr. Tanna was promoted to the rank of Professor of Surgery with the Zucker School of Medicine, making him one of the youngest full professors at Northwell Health.

Respect for Harmony of Form and Function

Attention to detail, appreciation of the individuality of each patient, and respect for harmonious form and function are reflected in all of Dr. Tanna’s work as a plastic surgeon. He is committed to achieving safe, long-lasting, and natural-looking results.

With special interest in cosmetic surgery, facelift surgery, rhinoplasty, microsurgery, breast augmentation, breast reduction, breast lifts, and breast reconstruction surgery, Dr. Tanna offers his patients a breadth of surgical talents, along with kind, warm, professional, patient-centered care. His collaborative approach to patient care provides patients with an exceptional level of quality and an outstanding patient experience.

Dr. Tanna is among a very small group of Plastic Surgeons in the world to have completed formal training in Otolaryngology, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, and Microvascular Surgery.

A Passion for Artistry in Plastic Surgery

Dr. Neil Tanna is passionate about the art and science of plastic surgery. His work has been published in over 100 peer-reviewed articles in prestigious medical journals. He has been invited to present at more than 100 national and international scientific meetings. He is an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and the American College of Surgeons.

As a leader in his field, Dr. Tanna has often been featured in national and international media outlets. He has frequently appeared on television and in award-winning newspapers and magazines. Among several noteworthy honors and awards, Dr. Tanna has also been listed in the New York Magazine Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Top Doctors, New York Times Super Doctors, and Newsday Top Doctors lists. This is a prestigious honor that is reserved for the small percentage of top practitioners that are true standouts in their field, nominated by their peers. Only the most accomplished plastic surgeons are chosen for inclusion on these lists.

Board Certification

Dr. Neil Tanna is among a small group of surgeons in the country who is Double Board-Certified in Plastic Surgery and Head and Neck Surgery.

To achieve board certification as a plastic surgeon, Dr. Neil Tanna was required to meet the rigorous standards of the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS). The ABPS is the only plastic surgery board approved by the American Board of Medical Specialties. It is the only board which certifies in the full spectrum of plastic surgery of the entire body, including head and neck, trunk and extremities. This is largely due to the level of training required to meet the qualifications for certification.


  • Medical School (M.D.) –Albany Medical College
  • Graduate School (M.B.A.) –The George Washington University


  • Plastic Surgery Residency –University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • Otolaryngology Residency –The George Washington University
  • Microsurgery Fellowship –New York University (NYU)

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