About Neil Tanna MD, MBA

Dr. Tanna is a Women's Surgical Heath™ Expert in his field, a respected educator, and a prolific author. He currently serves as Vice President of Women’s Surgical Services 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. Finally, he is a full investigator with The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research.

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 in Long Island. 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.

Meet Long Island Plastic Surgeon: Dr. Neil Tanna

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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.

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Education And Experience Beyond The Ordinary

After completing his medical training in one of the few combined six-year accelerated track medical programs in the country, Dr. Tanna spent an additional eight years training to become a Plastic Surgeon. He completed a full Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery residency at George Washington University. Dr. Tanna then pursued further training and completed a second full residency in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at the prestigious University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). This was followed by a fellowship in advanced reconstructive and microvascular surgery at the Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery at New York University (NYU).

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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 125 peer-reviewed articles in prestigious medical journals. He has been invited to present at more than 125 national and international scientific meetings. Dr. Tanna is Associate Editor of the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®. He is an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Aesthetic Society,, and the American College of Surgeons.   As a Women's Surgical Heath™ Expert 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.

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  • 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)


Dr. Tanna serves as Vice President of Women’s Surgical Services at Northwell Health and full Investigator with The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research.

In 2018, Dr. Tanna was promoted to the rank of Professor of Plastic Surgery, making him one of the youngest full professors at Northwell Health. This title was granted after rigorous internal and external review of Dr. Tanna’s extraordinary accomplishments. This rank has national significance, as the average full professor in the United States is 55 years old.

Dr. Tanna strives to deliver high-quality care to patients by being one of the world’s best caregivers and foremost scholars.

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