Nicholas Panetta, MD, Plastic Surgery, Tampa, FL, Tampa General Hospital


Plastic Surgery Tampa, FL


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Education & Training

  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    University of Pittsburgh Medical CenterFELLOWSHIP
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    University of Pittsburgh Medical CenterRESIDENCY
  • University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine
    University of South Florida Morsani College of MedicineRESIDENCY
  • Stanford University
  • Indiana University School of Medicine
    Indiana University School of MedicineMEDICAL_SCHOOL
  • Indiana UniversityOTHER_TRAINING

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2015 - 2021
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2011 - 2016
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery Plastic Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Honorable Mention Stanford University Plastic Surgery, Research Day, 2008
  • Surgery Intern of the Year University of South Florida, College of Medicine, 2005
  • Outstanding Initiative and Effort in Volunteer Service Indiana University School of Medicine, 2001
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Nippleeareola complex reconstruction improves psychosocial and sexual well-being in women treated for breast cancer  
    Bykowski MR, Emelife PI, Emelife NN, Chen W, Panetta NJ, de la Cruz C, Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, 1/1/2016
  • Osteogenic Differentiation of Human Multipotent Mesenchymal Stromal Cells  
    Gupta DM, Panetta NJ, Longaker MT, Mesenchymal Stem Cell Assays and Applications: Methods in Molecular Biology, 1/1/2011
  • Human Adipose-Derived Stromal Cells Respond to and Elaborate Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2 During In Vitro Osteogenic Differentiation  
    Panetta NJ, Gupta DM, Lee JK, Wan DC, Commons GW, Longaker MT, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1/1/2010
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Aesthetic Outcomes, Patient Satisfaction, and Clinical Determinants of Patient Satisfaction following Nipple-Areola Complex Reconstruction
    Panetta NJ, Emelife P, Gimble ML, Nguyen VT, Shestak KC, De La Cruz C, University of Pittsburgh Department of Plastic Surgery Resident Research Day, Pittsburgh, PA, 1/1/2014
  • Human Adipose-derived Stromal Cells (hASC) Augment Healing of Critical-sized Calvarial Defects
    Panetta NJ, Oxford, London, 1/1/2009
  • Connective Tissue Growth Factor (CTGF/CCN2) Expression is Upregulated in Human Adipose-derived Stromal Cells (hASC) Over the Course of Osteogenic Differentiation
    Panetta NJ, Oxford, London, 1/1/2009
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  • Hypertrophy of Autologous Fat After Fat Transfer to the Face 
  • Patient Satisfaction and Clinical Determinants of Patient Satisfaction After Nipple-Areola Reconstruction 
    Dayton, OH - 1/3/2016
  • The Surgical Treatment of Lymphedema 
    Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL - 1/1/2016
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  • Laparoscopic Echinococcal Cyst Excision 
    Panetta NJ, 91st Annual Clinical Congress, American College of Surgeons
    San Francisco, CA - 1/1/2005

Hospital Affiliations