Dr. Ron Israeli is a
plastic surgeon practicing in Great Neck, New York since 1997. Dr. Israeli is
certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is regarded as a leading
specialist in post-mastectomy breast reconstruction, providing an individualized
approach for every patient. Dr. Israeli has experience with a comprehensive
array of state-of-the-art techniques in breast reconstruction. He offers
abdominal microvascular free flap options including DIEP, SIEA and free TRAM
flaps. He is currently one of a small handful of practitioners nationwide that
serve as clinical investigator for the LifeCell Corporation, pioneering the use
of AlloDerm and Strattice in tissue expander and implant breast reconstruction,
including the direct-to-implant or one-step approach. Dr. Israeli also took part
as an investigator in the national Adjunct Study that resulted in FDA approval
of the newest generation of silicone gel implants. In addition to breast
reconstruction, Dr. Israeli performs innovative techniques in cosmetic breast
and body contouring.
Dr. Israeli completed his plastic surgery residency at the Massachusetts General
Hospital-Harvard Medical School, and his surgery residency at the Mount Sinai
Medical Center in New York. He is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Boston
University’s six-year combined liberal arts-medical education program. Dr.
Israeli is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the
American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic
Surgery, the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, and the New York Regional
Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Dr. Israeli applies his skills and talent as an artist in his work as a plastic
surgeon. He has studied classical European sculpture techniques at the studios
of the Nassau County Museum of Art. His continued interest in his art allows Dr.
Israeli to maintain his aesthetic eye when he performs plastic surgery.
Dr. Israeli practices at North Shore University Hospitals at Manhasset,
Huntington, and Syosset as well as Long Island Jewish Medical Center, St.
Francis Hospital, and Winthrop University Hospital. He performs cosmetic surgery
in our new state-of-the-art office operatory, as well as in ambulatory surgical