Tommaso Addona, MD, FACS

Tommaso Addona, MD, FACS

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Dr. Tommaso Addona is President of Long Island Plastic Surgical Group (LIPSG) as well as the Chief of Plastic Surgery at St. Joseph Hospital in Bethpage, NY. He is a board-certified plastic surgeon and has been a partner at LIPSG since 2011. Dr. Addona graduated Summa Cum Laude from Binghamton University and obtained his medical degree with Honors in Plastic Surgery Research from Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Addona completed his residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, followed by advanced training in Microvascular and Reconstructive Surgery at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.

Dr. Addona’s specialty is breast reconstruction after cancer, in which he utilizes highly specialized microvascular techniques. He offers the full range of breast reconstruction procedures including autologous tissue transfer such as DIEP, TUG, and LD flaps. In addition, Dr. Addona performs a wide range of facial cosmetic surgery such as facelifts and eyelid surgery. He also has expertise with breast and body cosmetic surgery, including mommy makeovers, breast reduction, breast augmentation, and tummy tucks.
 

 

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Since 2014, Dr. Addona has been named a Top Doctor in the NY Metro Area by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. In 2019, he was honored as a Physician of Excellence by St. Joseph Hospital.

Dr. Addona has been an active participant in the annual Breast Cancer Summit on Long Island and has published numerous articles and book chapters on diverse topics in plastic and reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Addona is also actively involved in medical volunteerism and in 2018, was appointed to the Board of Directors of ReSurge International. The mission of this organization is to provide reconstructive surgical care and build surgical capacity in developing countries.

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Training

  • 2008-2009: Fellowship, Microvascular and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; New York, New York.
  • 2005-2008: Residency, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center; New York, New York.
  • 2002-2005: Residency, General Surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center; New York, New York.

Education

  • 1998-2002: Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Bronx, New York
  • 1994-1998: Binghamton University; Binghamton, New York

Certification

  • Diplomate American Board of Plastic Surgery 2010

Awards

Affiliations

  • Diplomate American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Northeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
  • New York Regional Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons

Hospital
Affiliations

  • St. Joseph Hospital, Chief of Plastic Surgery
  • NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island
  • St. Francis Hospital
  • Good Samaritan Hospital
  • North Shore University Hospital I Northwell Health
  • Mercy Medical Center
  • Lenox Hill Hospital I Northwell Health
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center I Northwell Health
  • Huntington Hospital I Northwell Health
  • Syosset Hospital I Northwell Health

Publications

  • Martin Benjamin, Catherine Sinnott, Sheina Bawa, David Kaufman, Katie Guarino, and Tommaso Addona. Re-excision Rate after Partial Mastectomy in Oncoplastic Breast Conserving Surgery: A Single Institutional Experience and Review of the Literature. Annals of Plastic Surgery, December 2018.
  • Tommaso Addona, Michael Polcino, Lester Silver, Peter J Taub. Leadership Trends in Plastic Surgery. Plastic Reconstructive Surgery 2009; 123 (2): 750-753.
  • Daniel Feingold, Tommaso Addona, Kenneth Forde, Tracey Arnell, Joseph Carter, Emina Huang, and Richard Whelan. Safety and Reliability of Tattooing Colorectal Neoplasms prior to Laparoscopic Resection. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery 2004;8:543-546.
  • Sean Boutros, Robert Bernard, Robert Galiano, Tommaso Addona, Barry Stokes, Joseph G McCarthy. The Temporal Sequence of Periosteal Attachment after Elevation. Plastic Reconstructive Surgery. 2003; 111 (6): 1942-1947.
  • Weng-Lang Yang, Tommaso Addona, Deepak Nair, and T.S. Ravikumar. Apoptosis Induced by Cryo-njury in Human Colorectal Cancer Cell is Associated with Mitochondrial Dysfunction. International Journal of Cancer. 2003; 103: 360-369.
  • Aby J. Mathew, Tommaso Addona, John G. Baust, Ph.D. and Robert Van Buskirk, Ph.D. Vitamin E and EDTA Improve the Efficacy of Hypothermosol – Implication of Apoptosis. In Vitro Molecular Toxicology. 1999; 12 (3): 163-172

Presentations

  • Aliano, K., Korsh, J., Guarino, K., Kaufman, D., Addona, T. (2014, September). Post-Operative Outcomes and Patient Satisfactions Following Oncoplastic Breast Reconstruction. Oral presentation presented at: Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons; Providence, RI.
  • Aliano, K., Korsh, J., O’brien, K., Kilgo, M., Addona, T., Saltman, B., Davenport, T., Frank, D. (2014, July). Facial Artery Myomucosal Flap for Reconstruction of Partial Glossectomy Defects. Oral presentation presented at: International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies/American Head and Neck Society Meeting; New York, NY.
  • Aliano, K., Korsh, K., O’Brien, K., Stavrides, S., Addona, T., Frank, D., and Davenport, T. (2013, December). Facial Artery Myomucosal Flap for Partial Glossectomy Defects: Speech and Swallow Outcomes. Oral presentation presented at: Combined Meeting of the Nassau Surgical Society, Inc. and the Brooklyn and Long Island Chapter of the American College of Surgeons; Uniondale, NY.
  • Aliano, K., Low, C., Stavrides S., Agulnick M., Cohen B., Addona T., Goncalves J., Shin D., Kilgo M., Davenport, T. (2013, October). Spinal reconstruction with free vascularized fibula grafts, a modification in technique. Oral Presentation presented at: American Society of Plastic Surgeons; San Diego, CA.
  • Aliano K., Layliev J., Stavrides S., Addona T., Kilgo M., Frank D., Davenport T. (2013, October). Facial artery myomucosal flap for reconstruction of partial glossectomy defects. Oral Presentation presented at: American College of Surgeons; Washington, DC.
  • Aliano K., Layliev J., Stavrides S., Addona T., Kilgo M., Frank D., Davenport T. (2013, September). Facial artery myomucosal flap for reconstruction of partial glossectomy defects. Oral Presentation presented at: Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons; Washington, DC.
  • Aliano, K.A., Agulnick, M., Cohen, B., Gonya, G., Low, C., Stavrides, S., Addona, T., Goncalves, J., Shin, D., Kilgo, M.S., Davenport, T.A. Spinal reconstruction for osteomyelitis with free vascularized fibular grafts using intra-abdominal recipient vessels: A series of three cases. Microsurgery. 2013 Sep 6. doi: 10.1002/micr.22150. [Epub ahead of print].
  • Aliano K., Layliev J., Stavrides S., Addona T., Kilgo M., Frank D., Davenport T. (2012, December). Facial artery myomucosal flap for reconstruction of partial glossectomy defects. Oral Presentation presented at: Annual Clinical Day-Combined Meeting of the Brooklyn and Long Island Chapter of the American College of Surgeons and Nassau Surgical Society; Uniondale, New York.
  • Davenport, T., Agulnick, M., Cohen, B., Addona, T., Goncalves, J., Shin,D., Kilgo, M., Aliano, K. (2011, January). Anterior lumbar spine fusion using an expandable titanium cage fixation and intra-abdominal donor vessels, overcoming the challenges of vascularized fibula grafts to the spine. Oral Presentation presented at: American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery Annual Meeting; Cancun, Mexico.
  • Dazley, DM., Agulnick, M., Aliano, K.A., Stavrides, S., Kilgo, MS., Addona, T., Vellinga, RM., Davenport, T. Component separation of the back: a simple modification for the closure of complex spinal wounds. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2010 Oct; 126(4 (Supplement)): 80.
  • The New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons Residents’ Night. Diagnostic Biopsy of Median Motor Nerve Branch: Indications, Technique, and Applications. Tommaso Addona, Jess Ting. 2007. Winner Resident Presentation Award.
  • Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons 24th Anuual Meeting. Leadership Trends in Plastic Surgery. Tommaso Addona, Michael Polcino, Lester Silver, Peter J Taub. 2007.
  • American College of Surgeons 87th Clinical Congress. Sublethal Cryoablation triggers a Caspase Cascade in Human Colon Cancer Cells. Weng-Lang Yang, Lixin Qi, Tommaso Addona, T.S. Ravikumar, MD. 2001
  • American Association for Cancer Research 92nd Annual Meeting. Atopopsis induced by Cryo-Injury in various Human Colon Cancer Cell Lines. Tommaso Addona, W.L. Lang, & T.S. Ravikumar, MD. New Orleans, LA. 2000 American

Posters

  • Aliano K., Korsh, J., O’brien, K., Stavrides S., Addona T., Kilgo M., Frank D., Davenport T. (2014, October). Facial Artery Myomucosal Flap for Reconstruction of Partial Glossectomy Defects. Poster presented at: American College of Surgeons; San Francisco, CA.
  • Aliano K., Korsh, J., O’brien, K., Stavrides S., Addona T., Kilgo M., Frank D., Davenport T. (2014, October). Facial Artery Myomucosal Flap for Reconstruction of Partial Glossectomy Defects. Poster presented at: American Society of Plastic Surgeons; Chicago, Il.
  • Aliano, K., Addona, T., and Davenport, T. (2014, January). Use of the Facial Artery Myomucosal Flap for Salvage of a Failed Fasciocutaneous Fibula Flap: A Case Report. Poster presented at: South Nassau Communities Hospital Clinic Day; Oceanside, NY.
  • Aliano, K. Cohen, B., Stavrides, S., Addona, T., Kilgo, M., Davenport, T., and Agulnick, M. (2013, December). Component Separation of the Back, A Means of Controlling Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak Complications in Spinal Surgery. Poster presented at: Combined Meeting of the Nassau Surgical Society, Inc. and the Brooklyn and Long Island Chapter of the American College of Surgeons; Uniondale, NY.
  • Aliano, K., Addona, T., and Davenport, T. (2013, December). Use of the Facial Artery Myomucosal Flap for Salvage of a Failed Fasciocutaneous Fibula Flap: A Case Report. Poster presented at: Combined Meeting of the Nassau Surgical Society, Inc. and the Brooklyn and Long Island Chapter of the American College of Surgeons; Uniondale, NY.
  • Aliano, K., Low, C., Stavrides S., Agulnick M., Cohen B., Addona T., Goncalves J., Shin D., Kilgo M., Davenport, T. (2013, October). Spinal reconstruction with free vascularized fibula grafts, a modification in technique. Poster presented at: American College of Surgeons; Washington, DC.
  • Aliano K., Layliev J., Stavrides S., Addona T., Kilgo M., Frank D., Davenport T. (2013, July). Facial artery myomucosal flap for reconstruction of partial glossectomy defects. Poster presented at: World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery; Chicago, Il.
  • Aliano, K., Low, C., Stavrides S., Agulnick M., Cohen B., Addona T., Goncalves J., Shin D., Kilgo M., Davenport, T. (2013, July). Spinal reconstruction with free vascularized fibula grafts, a modification in technique. Poster presented at: World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery; Chicago, Il.
  • Aliano, K., Low, C., Stavrides S., Agulnick M., Cohen B., Addona T., Goncalves J., Shin D., Kilgo M., Davenport, T. (2012, December). Spinal reconstruction with free vascularized fibula grafts, a modification in technique. Poster presented at: Annual Clinical Day-Combined Meeting of the Brooklyn and Long Island Chapter of the American College of Surgeons and Nassau Surgical Society; Uniondale, New York.
  • Aliano, K. Layliev, J., Stavrides S., Addona T., Kilgo M., Douglas F., Davenport T. (2012, December). Use of tongue flap for oral reconstruction after cancer ablation. Poster presented at: Annual Clinical Day-Combined Meeting of the Brooklyn and Long Island Chapter of the American College of Surgeons and Nassau Surgical Society; Uniondale, New York.
  • Aliano K., Layliev J., Stavrides S., Addona T., Kilgo M., Frank D., Davenport T. (2012, December). Facial artery myomucosal flap for reconstruction of partial glossectomy defects. Poster presented at: Annual Clinical Day-Combined Meeting of the Brooklyn and Long Island Chapter of the American College of Surgeons and Nassau Surgical Society; Uniondale, New York.
  • Dazley, J., Agulnick, M., Aliano, K., Stavrides, S., Kilgo, M., Addona, T., Cohen, B., Vellinga, R., Davenport T. (2010, December). Component separation of the back: a simple modification of the closure of complex spinal wounds. Poster presented at: Combined Meeting of the Nassau Surgical Society, Inc. and the Brooklyn and Long Island Chapter of the American College of Surgeons; Uniondale, NY.
  • Dazley, J., Agulnick, M., Cohen, B., Kilgo, M., Addona, T., Goncalves, J., Vellinga, R.M., Aliano, K.; Stavrides, S., Davenport, T. 2010. Reconstruction of thoracic lumbar spine with a vascularized fibula graft- refinement of technique. Winthrop University Hospital Research Day.

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