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Dr. Douglas Paints the NESPS Journal Cover

One of  Dr. Barry K. Douglas’ original drawings is being featured on the cover of the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons regional conference journal for the fourteenth year. Dr. Douglas’ artwork in previous years have included locations such as Baltimore, Boston, Florida, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Bermuda and others. In this artwork, ... Continue Reading

New AAPC Chapter Opens in Garden City

Marianne Amster, CPC,* Director of Billing and Collections at Long Island Plastic Surgical Group (LIPSG), recently founded the Garden City Chapter of the American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC). The first AAPC meeting will take place at NYU Winthrop Hospital on September 20, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. in the Spatz ... Continue Reading

Join Us in Remembering and Celebrating Dr. DiGregorio

The 3rd Annual Vincent DiGregorio Memorial Golf Tournament will take place on Monday, September 18th at the Muttontown Country Club in East Norwich. This event in Dr. DiGregorio’s honor supports his two passions, surgery and golf. Funds raised will be donated to ReSurge International to support training doctors and building ... Continue Reading

Tips to Avoid Food Prep Injuries

The unofficial start of summer often calls for outdoor fun, and the chance to finally fire up the grill! With increased time prepping food, comes more opportunity for knife-related injuries. Guacamole lovers alike have been plagued with the dreaded “avocado hand.” Serious injuries have occurred when trying to slice or ... Continue Reading

The 7th Annual OR Education Day

On Saturday March 18th, Long Island Plastic Surgical Group hosted the 7th annual OR Education Day here in our Garden City Office. The purpose of this meeting is to ensure that all operating room staff has full, in depth emergency response training to address rare emergency situations, such as fire ... Continue Reading

The Rare Incidence of Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma

You may have heard reports in the media regarding breast implants and a rare form of cancer. The FDA recently updated information regarding this disease (Breast Implant Associated-Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL)). If you have a breast augmentation or implant-based breast cancer reconstruction, there is no cause to be alarmed. ... Continue Reading

Improving Hand Function Following a Severe Burn Injury

A poster on prevention of burn-scar deformities in hand burns was presented nationally and awarded best in category at the American Burn Association's 49th annual meeting in Boston this week. This poster was created by the dedicated staff and residents of NuHealth's Nassau County Firefighters Burn Center, which is overseen ... Continue Reading

Creative Cups 2017 Gala and Auction

Yesterday was the fifth Creative Cups™ gala and auction at Adelphi University. Creative Cups plays an important role in raising awareness for breast cancer and raising money to offset the costs of running the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Group. Long Island Plastic Surgical Group is a ... Continue Reading

Remembering Dr. DiGregorio

On this snowy day, we remember Dr. Vincent DiGregorio. Today is the two year anniversary of his passing. Here are some recently uncovered photos of Dr. DiGregorio from a mission to India in 2011.             Each fall, LIPSG hosts an event in his honor that supports ... Continue Reading

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