Dr. James P. Bradley is board certified in both Plastic Surgery and General Surgery. As a Professor and Vice Chairperson at Northwell Health Plastic Surgery, Dr. Bradley specializes in Craniofacial and Cosmetic Surgery. He is on the medical team of NextGenFace Foundation.
Dr. Bradley received his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame where he double majored in Art and Anthropology. He attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson Medical College and did his General Surgery Residency at Pennsylvania Hospital. Dr. Bradley went on to do his Plastic Surgery training at the New York University, the prestigious Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic training at Manhattan Eye and Ear Institute.
Dr. Bradley finished his training by completing a Craniofacial fellowship at UCLA under Dr. Henry Kawamoto. He was first recruited to Children’s Hospital at the University of Pittsburgh as the Director of Craniofacial Surgery. He then spent 12 years at UCLA as the Bernard Sarnat Chair for Craniofacial Research. He then lead the Division of Plastic Surgery at Temple University in Philadelphia as Chief. Most recently, he was recruited to be the Vice Chairperson at Northwell Health.
He specializes in facial cosmetic surgery. His aim is to help patients achieve their goals of a more natural and youthful appearance. At his consultation, he works directly with patients to develop an individualized treatment plan designed to enhance one’s own natural features. His state-of-the-art techniques have attracted patients from around the world.
In addition to his cosmetic practice, Dr. Bradley is dedicated to the treatment of children born with severe facial deformities. He treats children in need of craniofacial reconstruction at Cohen Children’s Hospital and Lenox Hill Hospital. As the Medical Director for the Future Faces Foundation, and now NextGenFace (non-profit organizations), Dr. Bradley has performed numerous life-changing craniofacial procedures for underprivileged children.
Dr. Bradley’s research interests include: bone biology and regenerative medicine. His innovative studies have resulted in a reduction of pain for children requiring craniofacial surgery and improvement in patient outcome and satisfaction.
Dr. Bradley has published over 200 peer-reviewed articles, 2 books, and 35 chapters. Considered an expert in his field, Dr. Bradley has lectured all over the world and has been featured in local and national media.
Dr. Bradley is recognized for
- The Best Clinical Paper in the Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery by the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons
- Research Grant Award winner from California Endowment, Thrasher Foundation, and the NIH
- Best Resident Teacher Award Who’s Who for American Doctors