James J. Romano MD, FACS

James J. Romano MD, FACS

About the Practice

Practice Philosophy

San Francisco Plastic Surgeon James J. Romanos humanistic approach to medicine and patient relations makes him unique and outstanding among other physicians. He strongly believes that an informed and educated patient, nurtured by a caring and understanding physician, makes the best health care decisions. He believes that patients deserve not only the best possible medical care, but must be treated with dignity and respect.

Practice Specialization

Dr. Romano specializes in:

  • Laser Resurfacing
  • Minimal Incision Surgery
  • Forehead Lift (Brow Lift)
  • Nasal Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Asymmetry
  • Hand Rejuvenation
  • Thigh Lift
  • Botox Treatment
  • Skin Cancer Treatment
  • Corrugator Frown Muscle Excision
  • Cheek Implant
  • Breast Augmentation Revision
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Arm Lift (Brachioplasty)
  • Calf Implants
  • Autologen (Wrinkle Filler)
  • Cheek Reduction (Malarplasty)
  • Temporal Tuck
  • Tubular Breast Correction
  • Breast Augmentation with Lift
  • Liposuction of the Body
  • Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)
  • Lip Enhancement
  • Dermalogen (Wrinkle Filler)
  • Nipple Reduction
  • Eyelift (Blepharoplasty)
  • Body Fat Grafting
  • Breast Lift (Mastopexy)
  • Chin Implant
  • Labioplasty
  • Inverted Nipple Repair (Nipple Inversion)
  • Dark Pigmentation (Hyperpigmentation and Skin Bleaching)
  • Postpartum Plastic Surgery
  • Ear Reduction (Otoplasty)
  • Minimal Incision Facelift
  • Breast Reduction (Reduction Mammoplasty)
  • Facelift (Rhitidectomy)
  • Buttock Surgery
  • Liposuction of the Face and Neck

Background & Certification

Board Certification

American Board of Plastic Surgery
American Board of Surgery

Professional Background

Dr. Romano graduated from The College of William and Mary and the Medical College of Hampton Roads, Virginia. Dr. Romano completed training in General Surgery at Bellevue Hospital in New York City and Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He completed his residency in Plastic Surgery at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. He is Board Certified by both the
American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Romano has been in practice since 1988. He has served on the full-time teaching faculty as an Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of Southern California, and as an Assistant Chief of Service at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Teaching Appointments

Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of Southern California
Assistant Chief of Service Dept. of Plastic Surgery at John Hopkins Hospital

Affiliations & Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

California-Pacific Medical Center
St. Francis Hospital
Seton Medical Center
St. Marys Hospital

Society Memberships

American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Board of Plastic Surgery
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
American Board of Surgery
American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons
American Board of Medical Specialties

Staff & Facilities

Computer Imaging

Mirror System

Skin Care Products

Obagi, Jan Marini, Coats Aloe, Total Block, Copper Peptide, RetinA, microdermabrasion, La Bella Donna mineral makeup

Payment Options

Cash, Credit, Financing available

"Ask a Question" Responses

Will breast lift and implant removal be done during the same surgery?

I'm planning to have my implants removed with a breast lift. My questions are: Will the removal and lift be done during the same surgery? I have...

Essential thrombocytopenia is not a contraindication to surgery. I have seen many patients with this condition; and once you are evaluated and we...

Chin and lower jaw abnormalities

Hi there...

Facial asymmetry is something we see in virtually every patient; however, it occurs to varying degrees. Careful analysis of your photographs, x-rays...

How much fat can be taken from stomach for breasts or buttocks?

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From your description, you are perfect for fat grafting. It always works best when someone has a little extra “reserve.” Standard liposuction...

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James J. Romano MD, FACS

1650 Jackson Street, Suite 101,
San Francisco, CA, 94109, US

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