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Noël B. Natoli, MD

DrNatoli

Dr. Noël Natoli joined Long Island Plastic Surgical Group in 2011. Dr. Natoli received her undergraduate degree at The College of William & Mary and obtained her Doctorate of Medicine from Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York. She went on to complete a combined residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Penn State Hershey Medical Center as well as a Microsurgery Fellowship in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. While at the University of Pennsylvania she focused on autologous breast reconstruction and was also a surgical team member for the planning and development of the hand transplant program at Penn.

As a rising leader in the field of plastic surgery, Dr. Natoli has contributed to numerous articles, presentations, and research projects and is a member of many professional affiliations, such as American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery and the Association of Women Surgeons. Dr. Natoli was honored for volunteering in Haiti with Operation Smile by the Penn State Department of Surgery after the earthquake in 2010.

Dr. Natoli specializes in general Plastic and Reconstructive surgery with a focus in natural breast reconstruction using microsurgical methods.

Education

  • 2001-2005: M.D., Upstate Medical University, College of Medicine, Syracuse, NY
  • 1997-2001: B.S., The College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA

Post –Graduate Training

  • 2010- 2011: Microsurgery Fellow in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery—University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2009-2010: Chief Resident in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery—Penn State, Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA
  • 2005-2009: Resident in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery—Penn State, Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA

Affiliations

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • North Eastern Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Robert H. Ivy Society
  • Association of Women Surgeons

Volunteer Experience

  • Operation Smile- Haiti Relief- Member of the third team assisting with earthquake relief effort. Surgical team member at “Love A Child” in Fond Parisien, Feb, 2010.
  • Public Service Announcements ABC, NBC local news, Harrisburg, PA; Patriot-News, Harrisburg, PA, 2010
  • Graduate Student Council, 2004-2005
  • Plastic Surgery Interest Club- Founder & President, Upstate Medical University @ Syracuse, 2004-2005
  • Anatomy Course Teaching Assistant, 2004-2005
  • College of Medicine Student Admissions, 2003-2005
  • SC HOPE Homeless Clinic, 2002-2005

Abstracts and Research

  • Natoli NB, Wu LC. Vascular Variations of the TUG Flap in Consideration for Breast Reconstruction. Submitted for publication.
  • Natoli NB, Johnson TS. Frequency of Peri-operative Blood Transfusions in Free Tissue Transfer, A Single Centers Experience. 2009.
  • Mesa JM, Natoli NB, Flurry M, Moyer KE. Case Report: Tunneling of a Leech into a DIEP Flap Reconstructed Breast. Abstract submitted to J of Reconstructive Microsurgery. 2009.
  • Natoli NB, Noone RH, Grunfeld R, Hazard SW, Zelones J,Morrow B, Hancey J, Ehrlich P, Mackay DR, and Miraliakbari R. Physiological Basis of VAC® Therapy: A Comparison of Cytokines in VAC® versus Closed Wound Drainage Systems. 2008.

Publications

  • Natoli NB, Patel S, Gallagher S, Topham N, Devarajan K. Reliability of Venous Couplers for Microanastamosis of the Venae Comitantes in Free Radial Forearm Flaps. Presented at WSRM: June, 2011- Helsinki, Finland.
  • Mirzabiegi, MN BS, Au A MD, Jandali S MD, Natoli NB MD, Sbitany H MD, Serletti JM MD FACS. Trials and Tribulations With the Inferior Gluteal Artery Perforator (IGAP) Flap in Autologous Breast Reconstruction. Manuscript accepted to PRS.
  • Mirzabeigi M, Trials and tribulations with the inferior gluteal artery perforator (IGAP) flap in autologous breast reconstruction
  • Vakharia K, Natoli NB, Johnson TS. Stereolithography Aided Reconstruction of the Mandible. Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Accepted for publication.
  • Grunfeld R, Roghani R, Hazard SW, Hancey J, Natoli NB, Noone R, Ehrlich HP, Mackay DR, Miraliakbari R: Temporal Differences In Fibroblast Function And Cytokine Levels In Acute And Chronic VAC®-Treated Wounds. Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Vol 120 Number 1S July 2007.
  • Grunfeld R, Roghani R, Hazard SW, Hancey J, Natoli NB, Noone R, Ehrlich HP, Mackay DR, Miraliakbari R: The Evaluation Of VAC® Wound Fluid From Diabetic And Non-Diabetic Wounds: Levels Of VEGF, Il-1, EDA-Fibronectin, Collagen, Correlation With Fibroblast Migration. Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.Vol 120 Number 1S July 2007.
  • Roghani R, Grunfeld R, Hazard SW, Hancey J, Natoli NB, Ehrlich HP, Mackay DR, Miraliakbari R: Effects of Diabetes on IL-1-­ in VAC­-Treated Wounds. Journal of Surgical Research 137(2): 293, February, 2007.

Presentations

  • Natoli, NB, Wu, LC. Vascular Variation of the TUG Flap in Consideration for Breast Reconstruction. Ann Plast Surg. 2014 Jan 7. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Patel SA, Pang JH Natoli, NB, Gallagher S, Topham N.
    Reliability of venous couplers for microanastomosis of the venae comitantes in free radial forearm flaps for head and neck reconstruction. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2013 Sep; 29(7):433-6. doi: 10.1055/s-0033-1343835. Epub 2013 Apr 15.
  • Natoli NB, Wu LC. Vascular Variations of the TUG Flap in Consideration for Breast Reconstruction. To be presented NESPS 2011, ASRM 2011.
  • Mirzabiegi MN, Au A, Jandali S, Natoli NB, Sbitany H, Serletti JM. Trials and Tribulations With the Inferior Gluteal Artery Perforator (IGAP) Flap in Autologous Breast Reconstruction. Manuscript accepted to PRS.
  • Natoli, NB, Patel S, Gallagher S, Topham N, Devarajan K. Reliability of Venous Couplers for Microanastamosis of the Venae Comitantes in Free Radial Forearm Flaps. Presented at WSRM: June, 2011- Helsinki, Finland.
  • Natoli, NB MD, Leber, D MD. Revisiting the Role of the Tail of the Helix in Otoplasty. Presented at Penn State Research Day, 2010.
  • Natoli, NB MD, Hazard, SW MD, Neves, RI MD. The Use of Bidirectional-barbed Knotless Absorbable Suture in Skin Oncology. 117th World Congress on Melanoma & 5th Congress of the European Association of Dermato-Oncology (EADO) Vienna Austria, May 2009.
  • Natoli, NB MD, Johnson, TS MD. Frequency of Peri-operative Blood Transfusions in Free Tissue Transfer, A Single Centers Experience. Abstract submitted to NESPS. Presented at Penn State Research Day, May 2009.
  • Natoli, NB MD, Grunfeld, R BA, Roghani, R BA, Noone, R BA, Hancey, J MD, Hazard SW MD, Zelones, J BA, Ehrlich, HP PhD,Mackay, DR MD, Mirali, R MD. Vacuum-Assisted Closure Therapy of Diabetic versus Non-Diabetic Wounds: VEGF Expression and Wound Healing. Presented at Robert H. Ivy Society of Plastic Surgeons meeting. Philadelphia, PA 2008.Presented at Penn State Diabetes Research Retreat. State College, PA 2008.
  • Noone RH, Grunfeld R, Natoli NB MD, Hazard SW, Zelones J, Morrow B, Hancey J, Ehrlich P, Mackay DR, and Miraliakbari R. Understanding the Physiologic Process Behind VAC®: Comparison of Wound Healing Markers with Non-VAC® Treated Wounds Presented at American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery. Los Angeles, CA. 2008.
  • Roghani, R Grunfeld, SW Hazard, J Hancey, NB Natoli, R Noone, HP Ehrlich, DR Mackay, R Miraliakbari. Effect of Diabetes on IL-1β in VAC®-Treated Wounds. Presented at the Academic Surgical Congress. Phoenix, AZ. 2007.
  • Miraliakbari R, Mackay DR, Ehrlich HP, Grunfeld R, Roghani R, Hazard SW, Hancey J, Natoli NB MD: The Evaluation Of VAC® Wound Fluid From Diabetic And Non-Diabetic Wounds: Levels Of VEGF, Il-1, Eda-Fibronectin, Collagen, Correlation With Fibroblast Migration. American Association of Plastic Surgeons, 86th Annual Meeting, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. 2007.
  • Grunfeld R, Roghani R, Hazard SW, Hancey J, Natoli NB MD, Noone R, Ehrlich HP, Mackay DR, Miraliakbari R: Temporal Differences In Fibroblast Function And Cytokine Levels In Acute And Chronic Vac®-Treated Wounds. Presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Plastic Surgery Research Council. Stanford, CA. 2007.
  • Grunfeld R, Zelones J, Hazard SW, Hancey JM, Natoli NB MD, Noone R, Ehrlich HP, Mackay DR, Miraliakbari R: The Evaluation Of VAC® Wound Fluid From Diabetic And Non-Diabetic Wounds: Levels Of Vegf, Il-1, Eda-Fibronectin, Collagen, Correlation With Fibroblast Migration. Plastic Surgery Research Council 52nd Annual Meeting of the PSRC. Stanford, CA. 2007.
  • Hancey J, Miraliakbari R, Hazard SW, Natoli NB MD, Grunfeld R, Roghani R, Hauck R, Chuang C, Ehrlich HP, Mackay DR. Fibroblast Migration Stimulated by VAC® Dressing. Presented at the combined Robert H. Ivy and Ohio Valley Society of Plastic Surgeons meeting. Pittsburgh, PA 2006. 1st place – Best Basic Science Paper.
  • Natoli, NB MD, Lee, M BS, Ehrlich, PH PhD. Fibroblast Orientation, Migration and Vanadate Therapy in Fibrin. Presented at Ivy Society Annual Meeting. Pittsburgh, PA 2006.
  • Natoli, NB BS, Katz, D MD, Loftus, J MD. Carpal Instability and Dislocations. Isolating Contributions of Specific Ligaments & Capsular Structures to Joint Stability Under Mechanical Stress Simulation. Upstate Medical University Research Day, 2004.