Charles H. Thorne MD, FACS

New York, NY, US
Charles H. Thorne MD, FACS

About the Practice

Practice Specialization

Dr. Thorne has been performing, teaching, and writing about plastic surgery since he completed his training 15 years ago. The practice consists of cosmetic surgery and a few, highly specialized areas within reconstructive surgery.

The surgical procedures which Dr. Thorne has particular expertise in performing are the following:

Cosmetic Surgery:
Eyelid Surgery
Nasal Surgery
Chin Surgery
Breast Augmentation
Breast Reduction

Reconstructive Surgery:
Ear Surgery
Craniofacial Surgery
Pediatric Plastic Surgery

Background & Certification

Board Certification

American Board of Plastic Surgery: 1991
American Board of Surgery 1987

Professional Background

Yale College, BA, Biophysics and Biochemistry, 1974
UCLA School of Medicine, MD, 1976-1981
Research Fellowship, UCLA, 1979-1980

Residency Training:
Massachusetts General Hospital, Surgery, 1981-1986
New York University, Plastic Surgery, 1986-1988
New York University, Craniofacial Surgery Fellowship, 1988-1989

Other Work Experience:
Peace Corps Volunteer, Ghana, West Africa, 1974-1976

Teaching Appointments

Chief, Plastic Surgery Bellevue Hospital
Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery (Plastic Surgery), NYU

Awards & Honors

Captain, Yale Freshman Baseball Team, 1971
Magna Cum Laude, Yale College, 1974
Alpha Omega Alpha, UCLA, 1980
Executive Chief Resident, Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, 1987-1988


Teacher of the Year Award, Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, N.Y.U. Medical Center, 1999-2000, 1997-1998, 1993-1994

First Prize, American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons Award for best clinical paper of 1992: McCarthy, Schrieber, Karp, Thorne and Grayson; "Lengthening the Human Mandible by Gradual Distraction," Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 89(1):1, 1992

First Prize, Annual Competition, New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgery; Karp, Thorne and McCarthy; "Bone Lengthening in the Canine Mandible," New York, NY, 1990

First Prize, American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons Award for best paper of 1990: McCarthy, Karp, LaTrenta and Thorne; "The Effect of Early Fronto-Orbital Advancement on Frontal Sinus Development and Forehead Esthetics," Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 86(6):1078, 1990

Affiliations & Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Associate Attending Surgeon, N.Y.U. Medical Center
Associate Attending Surgeon, Bellevue Hospital Center
Associate Attending Surgeon, Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital
Associate Attending Surgeon, Manhattan Veteran's Administration Hospital
Associate Attending Surgeon, Beth Israel Medical Center

Society Memberships

American Association of Plastic Surgeons
American Cleft Palate Association
American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
American Society of Craniofacial Surgery
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Forum for Academic Plastic Surgeons
International Society for Craniomaxillofacial Surgeons
Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons

Offices Held

Offices Held:
President, Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2002-2003
Board Member-At-Large, Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2001-2003
Parliamentarian, Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2000-2001
Program Chairman, Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2000
President, Forum for Academic Plastic Surgery, 1996-1997

Administrative Positions:
Chief, Plastic Surgery Service, Bellevue Hospital, 1992-present
Program Director, Cosmetic Surgery, Manhattan Eye and Ear Hospital, 1998-1999
Director, Plastic Surgery Residency Program, N.Y.U. Medical Center, 1989-1998

Other Titles:
Director, Center for Ear Anomalies, N.Y.U. Medical Center, 1990-present
Co-Director, Center for Craniofacial Prosthetics, 1992-present

Charles H. Thorne MD, FACS

812 Park Avenue, New York, NY,
10021, US

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