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Charles H. Thorne, MD

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Biographical:

Charles Hedges McKinstry Thorne, M.D.
Born: 27 October 1952
Oakland, California

Address/Phone Numbers:

812 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10021
(212) 794-0044
FAX (212) 772-1326

Education/Residency Training:

  • Yale College, BA, Biophysics and Biochemistry, 1974
  • UCLA School of Medicine, MD, 1976-1981
  • Research and Immunology Fellowship, UCLA, 1979-1980
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Surgery Residency, 1981-1986
  • New York University, Plastic Surgery Residency, 1986-1988
  • New York University, Craniofacial Surgery Fellowship, 1988-1989

Administrative Appointments:

  • Chairman, Department of Plastic Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital and Manhattan Eye Ear & Throat Hospital
  • Director, Center for Ear Anomalies, N.Y.U. Medical Center, 1990–Present
  • Chief, Plastic Surgery Service, Bellevue Hospital, 1992-2003
  • Director, Plastic Surgery Residency Program, N.Y.U. Medical Center, 1989–1998

Academic Appointment:

  • Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery with permanent tenure, NYU School of Medicine

Board Certification:

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery, 1991, Current in Maintenance of Certification

Licensure:

  • New York State, 1986, #164952

Offices/Positions Held:

  • Chairman, American Board of Plastic Surgery, 2014-2015
  • Treasurer, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 2016-2017
  • Education Commissioner, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 2015-Present
  • Secretary, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 2015-2016
  • Program Co-Chair, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 2014-2016
  • Chair Elect, American Board of Plastic Surgery, 2013-2014
  • Vice Chair, American Board of Plastic Surgery, 2012-2013
  • Board of Directors, American Board of Plastic Surgery, 2008-2014
  • Board Member-at-Large, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 2007-2011
  • Parliamentarian, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 2006-2007
  • Trustee, Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2004-2007
  • President, Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2003-2004
  • Vice President/President-Elect, Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2002-2003
  • Board Member-At-Large, Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2001-2003
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery, Senior Examiner, 2002-Present
  • Parliamentarian, Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2000-2001
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery, Guest Examiner, 1997-2001
  • Program Chairman, Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, September 2000
  • President, Forum for Academic Plastic Surgery, 1996-1997

Editorial and Advisory Boards:

  • Section Editor, Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2005-2013
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2002-2008
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Trauma, 1995-2001

Hospital Appointments:

  • Attending Surgeon, Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Attending Surgeon, Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital
  • Attending Surgeon, N.Y.U. Medical Center
     

Professional Committees:

  • Chair, Ethics Committee, American Association of Plastic Surgeons, 2015-2016
  • Academic Affairs Council, American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2013-2015
  • Chair, Teaching Course Committee, Amer Soc for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 2010-2011
  • Chair, Clinical Symposium Committee, American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2010-2011
  • Chair, C0-Sponsored Symposia Committee, ASPS/ASAPS, 2010-11
  • Chair, ASAPS Public Education Committee, 2008-2010
  • Judicial Council, ASPS, 2009-2012
  • Fellowship Review Committee, ASAPS, 2009-2011
  • Blog Subcommittee, ASAPS, 2009-2010
  • Distance Learning Committee, ASAPS, 2010-2011
  • Continuing Medical Education Committee, ASAPS, 2009-2011
  • C0-Sponsored Symposia Committee, ASPS/ASAPS, 2008-2009
  • Annual Meeting Program Committee, ASPS, 2009
  • Membership Committee, Co-Chair, ASAPS, ’07-‘11
  • Annual Meeting Program Comm, ASAPS, ’05-‘10
  • Public Educat. Comm., Co-chair, ASAPS, ’06-2010
  • ASPS, Task Force on Maintenance of Certification, ’05-‘07
  • ABPS Advisory Council, Cosmetic Surgery, ‘05-‘07
  • Symposium Committee, PSEF, 2003-05
  • Symposium Committee, ASAPS, 1996-2000
  • New Technology Committee, ASAPS, 1996-1998
  • Nominating Committee, American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons, 1996
  • Young Plastic Surgeons Committee, Amer Soc Plastic Surgeons, 1991-1995
  • Instructional Course Committee, Plastic Surgery Educational Found., 1991-1995

Professional Associations:

  • American Association of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Cleft Palate Association
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • American Society of Craniofacial Surgery
  • American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Forum for Academic Plastic Surgeons
  • International Society for Craniomaxillofacial Surgeons
  • Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • International Society for Auricular Reconstruction

Hospital Committees:

  • Medical Board, Lenox Hill Hospital, 2014-Present
  • Board of Surgeon Directors, Manhattan Eye & Ear Hospital, 2000-2003
  • Institutional Review Board, Manhattan Eye & Ear Hospital, 2000-2003
  • Curriculum Committee, N.Y.U. School of Medicine, 2002
  • LCME Faculty Committee, N.Y.U. School of Medicine, 1999
  • Quality Assurance Committee, Manhattan Eye & Ear Hospital, 1998-1999
  • Credentials Committee, Manhattan Eye & Ear Hospital, 1998-1999
  • Executive Committee, N.Y.U. Association of Attending MD's, 1995-1998
  • Bellevue Hospital Operating Room Committee, 1993-1998
  • N.Y.U. Operating Room Committee, 1990-1998
  • N.Y.U. Surgical House Staff Committee, 1989-1997
  • Executive Committee of N.Y.U. Medical Board, 1994-1996

Other Work Experience:

  • Peace Corps Volunteer, Ghana, West Africa, 1974-1976

School/Residency 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

Clubs:

  • The River Club
  • Lawrence Beach Club
  • Rockaway Hunting Club
  • South Conway Club

Fundraising:

  • Yale Class of 1974, 40th Reunion Gift Committee, 2014
  • Yale Class of 1974, 35th Reunion Gift Committee, 2009
  • Yale Class of 1974, 30th Reunion Gift Committee, 2004
  • Yale Class of 1974, 25th Reunion Gift Committee, 1999

Awards:

  • Best clinical paper at Northeastern Society Meeting, Providence, RI, September 2014, “Ear Reduction in Combination with Otoplasty”
  • Best Moderator at ASAPS Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, May, 2009
  • Teacher of the Year Award, Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, N.Y.U. Medical Center, 1999-2000, 1997-1998, 1993-1994, 2003-2004, 2006-2007, 2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2011-2012
  • 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

Meetings organized/ Meeting programs chaired

  • Program Chair, ASAPS Aesthetic Face and Rhinoplasty Symposium, Las Vegas, Jan 2017
  • Program Co-Chair, Super Tuesday Aesthetic Surgery Program, ASPS, LA, 2016
  • Program Co-Chair, ASAPS Aesthetic Surgery of the Face, Las Vegas, Jan 2016
  • Program Co-Chair, Annual Meeting, ASAPS, Montreal, May 2015
  • Program Co-Chair, 2nd International iConference Plastic Surgery, Madrid, 3-2011
  • Program Co-Chair, NESPS 3rd Ann Workshop, “Rhinoplasty/Nasal Recon, 3-09Program
  • Co-Chair, NESPS 2nd Annual Workshop, “Mastopexy,” NY, March 2008
  • Program Chairman, New Horizons Symposium, Rancho Mirage, CA, Jan 2008
  • Program Co-Chair, NESPS 1st Annual Workshop, “Lower Eyelids,” NY, March 2007
  • Program Chairman, New Horizons Symposium, Indian Wells, CA, Jan 2007
  • Program Co-Chair, New Horizons Symposium, Indian Wells CA, Jan 2006
  • Program Co-Chair, Calif Soc of Plastic Surgeons, “Threads,” Indian Wells, Jan 2006.
  • Program Co-Chair, New Horizons Symposium, “Indian Wells CA, Jan 2005
  • Program Chairman, NE Society of Plastic Surgeons, Montreal, Sept 2000

Visiting Professorships/Special Invitations:

  • Grand rounds presentation, “Auricular reconstruction; my 30 year experience,” Mt. Sinai Department of Otolaryngology, New York, Jan 2017
  • Invited video presentation, “High, extended SMAS Facelift technique,” The Cutting Edge Symposium, New York, NY, Dec 2015
  • Visting Professor, Univ. of Wisconsin, Division of Plastic Surgery, Nov. 2015
  • Invited guest and Live Surgery Demonstration, “Otoplasty and Ear reduction,” St. Petersburg, Russia, Oct 2015
  • “Advanced Ear Reconstructiion,” State of the Art: Facial Reconstruction and Transplantation, New York, May 2015
  • Vieta Lecture, 25th Annual, Lenox Hill Hospital, “Ear Reconstruction”
  • Visiting Professor, University Hospital, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, March 2015
  • Visiting Professor, Hue Central Hospital, Hue, Vietnam, March 2015
  • Invited lecture, “Ear Reconstruction,” New York Presbterian Hospital, Division of Plastic Surgery, Jan, 2015
  • Invited Guest and Live Surgery Demonstrator, Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery, Brasilia, Oct 2007
  • “Otoplasty,” Department of Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, LSU/Tulane New Orleans, LA, April 2005
  • “Rhinoplasty and Facelifting,” Department of Plastic Surgery, Grand Rounds, St. Barnabas Hospital, Livingston, NJ, April 2004
  • “Otoplasty and Reconstruction of Microtia,” Institute of Aesthetic Surgery, Northern Westchester Hospital Center, Mount Kisco, NY, November 2002
  • “New Techniques in Microtia Reconstruction,” Pan-Arab Society, Amman, Jordan, April 2001
  • “Comprehensive Care of the Patient with Microtia,” Visiting Professor, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Division of Plastic Surgery, Newark, NJ, March 1999
  • Visiting Professor, Yale University Division of Plastic Surgery, New Haven, CT, April 1998
  • “Hemifacial Microsomia,” N.Y.U. Dental School Lecture to Prosthodontic graduate students, January 1998
  • “Distraction Osteogenesis”; Symposium on Loading of Bone, Nobel Forum, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, October 1997
  • “Distraction Osteogenesis in the Pediatric Mandible,” Symposium on Comprehensive Management of Craniofacial Asymmetries, Royal Dental College, Aarhus, Denmark, 1996
  • “Craniofacial Trauma,” Brooklyn Hospital Center, Department of Surgery, Grand Rounds, Brooklyn, NY, February 1996
  • "Craniofacial Malformations," Maimonides Department of Pediatrics, Grand Rounds, Brooklyn, NY, January 1995
  • "Bone Lengthening in the Human Mandible," American Association of Orthodontics, Orlando, FL, April 1994

Publications:


Textbooks:

  • Editor in Chief, Grabb and Smiths PLASTIC SURGERY, 7th Edition, Thorne (Ed), Wolters Kluwer, Philadelphia, PA, 2014.
  • Editor in Chief, Grabb and Smith’s PLASTIC SURGERY, 6th Edition, Thorne (Ed), Wolters Kluwer, Philadelphia, PA, 2007
  • Co-Editor, Grabb and Smith’s PLASTIC SURGERY, 5th Edition, Aston, Beasley and Thorne (Editors), Lippincott-Raven, Philadelphia, PA, 1997

Journal Articles:

  • Sinno, Schwitzer, Anzai and Thorne: “Facelift satisfaction using the FACE-Q,” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, e-pub ahead of print, May 2015
  • Sinno, Chang and Thorne: “Precision in Otoplasty: Combining Reduction Otoplasty with Traditional Otoplasty,” PRS 135:1342, 2015.
  • Bastidas, Jacobs and Thorne: “Ear lobule Reconstruction using nasal septal cartilage, Plastic Reconstructive Surgery 131(4): 760, April 2013
  • Levine, Reformat and Thorne, “Cutis Aplasia: Perioperative Management and Case Report,” Amer. Journal of Critical Care 21(3): 215, May 2012
  • Thorne and Wilkes; “Ear Deformities, Otoplasty and Ear Reconstruction,” PRS 129(4): 701e, April 2012
  • Haddock, Boutros, Saadeh and Thorne: “The Tear Trough and Lid/Cheek Junction: Anatomy and Implications for Surgical Correction,” PRS 123(4):1332, April ‘09
  • Thorne: Book Review of Aesthetic Mesotherapy and Injection Lipolysis in Clinical Practice, PRS 122(3):985, Sept 2008
  • Thorne, “Otoplasty,” PRS 122(1):291, July 2008
  • Thorne, C; Discussion of “Fibrin Glue in Rhytidectomy,” PRS 120(4):1052, Sept ‘07
  • Ghali, Knox, Boutros et al; “The Incidence of Late Cephalohematoma following craniofacial surgery,” PRS 120(4):1004, Sept ‘07
  • Thorne, C; Discussion of “Aesthetic management of the Ear as a Donor Site,” PRS 120(4):909, Sept ‘07
  • Thorne, C; Discussion of “Noninvasive Body Contouring by Focused Ultrasound: Safety and Efficacy of the Contour I Device in a multicenter, Controlled Clinical Study,” PRS 120 (3):790, Sept ‘07
  • Thorne, C; Book Review: Aesthetic Surgery of the Facial Mosaic, PRS 120(1):346, July ‘07
  • Thorne, C; Book Review: Beauty Junkies: Inside our $15 Million Obsession with Cosmetic Surgery, PRS 119 (4): 1367-1364, April ‘07
  • Bauer, B; Brent, B; Reinisch, J; and Thorne, C: Panel Discussion-“Ear Reconstruction”, PRS Abstract Supplement 188 (4), Supplement 32, September ‘06
  • Thorne, C; Book Review: The Art of Aesthetic Surgery: Principles and Techniques. PRS 118 (1): 261, July ‘06
  • Thorne, C; Discussion of Margulis, A ; Bauer, B; and Alizadeh, K: “Ear Reconstruction after Auricular Chondritis Secondary to Ear Piercing”, PRS 111 (2):898, February 2003
  • Thorne; Discussion of “Common Craniofacial Anomalies: The Facial Dysostoses” by Hunt and Hobar. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2002
  • Thorne; Discussion of “The Midface Sling: A New Technique to Rejuvenate the Midface” by Yousif and Summers. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 110(6):1556, November 2002
  • Thorne; Discussion of “3-Histomorphometric Analysis of Distraction Osteogenesis Using an Implanted Device for Mandibular Lengthening in Sheep” by Ploder, Oliver, et al. Accepted for publication, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2002
  • Angrigiani, Grilli, and Thorne; “The Adductor Flap: A New Method of Transferring Posteromedial Thigh Skin.” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 107(7): 1725, June 2001
  • Thorne, Brecht, Bradley, et al; “Auricular Reconstruction: Indications for Autogenous and Prosthetic Reconstruction.” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 107(5): 1241, April 2001
  • Turk, McCarthy, Nichter, and Thorne; “Moebius Syndrome. The New Finding of Hypertrophy of the Coronoid Process.” Accepted for publication, Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, 1999
  • Greer, Kasabian, and Thorne; “The Use of a Subatmospheric Pressure Dressing to Salvage a Gustilo Grade IIIB Open Tibia Fracture with Concomitant Osteomyelitis and Avert a Free Flap.” Annals of Plastic Surgery, 41(6): 687, 1998
  • Cutting, Grayson, McCarthy and Thorne, et al; “A Virtual Reality System for Bone Fragment Positioning in Multi-segment Craniofacial Surgical Procedures,” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 102:2436, 1998
  • Brecht and Thorne; “Osseointegrated Craniofacial Implants in Pediatric Auricular Reconstruction: Indications and Contraindications,” Proceedings of the VIIth International Congress of the International Society of Craniofacial Surgery, Monduzzi Editore, Bologna, Italy, 1998
  • Turk, McCarthy and Thorne; “The ‘Back to Sleep Campaign’ and Deformational Plagiocephaly: Is there cause for concern?”, Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, 7(1):12, 1996
  • Gosain, Steele, McCarthy and Thorne; "A Prospective Study of the Relationship between Strabismus and Head Posture in Patients with Frontal Plagiocephaly." Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 97(5):881, 1996
  • McDonald, Zagzag and Thorne; “Frontonasal Encephalocele and Associated Congenital Brain Tumor.” Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, 6(5): 386, 1995
  • Angrigiani, Grilli, Siebert and Thorne; "A New Musculocutaneous Island Flap from the Distal Thigh for Recurrent Ischial and Perineal Pressure Sores." Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 96(4): 935, 1995
  • McCarthy, Wood..., Thorne, "Introduction of an Intraoral Bone-Lengthening Device." Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1996(4): 978, 1995
  • McCarthy, Glasburg, Cutting, Thorne et al, "Twenty-year Experience with Early Surgery for Craniosynostosis: I. Isolated Craniofacial Synostosis - Results & Unsolved Problems." Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 96(2):272, 1995
  • McCarthy, Glasburg, Cutting, Thorne et al, "Twenty-year Experience with Early Surgery for Craniosynostosis: II. The Craniofacial Synostosis Syndromes and Pansynostosis - Results and Unsolved Problems." Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 96(2):284, 1995
  • Breitbart, Staffenberg, Thorne, et al, "Tricalcium phosphate and Osteogenin: A bioactive onlay bone graft substitute." Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 96(3):699, 1995
  • Thorne; "Craniofacial Clefts," Clinics in Plastic Surgery, 20(4): 803, 1993
  • McCarthy, Karp, Schreiber, Thorne, Grayson; "Lengthening of the Mandible by Gradual Distraction: Experimental and Clinical Studies." In Craniofacial Surgery - Proceeding of the Fourth Meeting of the International Society of Cranio-Maxilo-Facial Surgery, Ed. Montoya, Monduzzi Editore, Bologna, Italy, 1992
  • Thorne; "Gunshot Wounds to the Face," Clinics of Plastic Surgery, 19(1):233, 1992
  • McCarthy, Schrieber, Karp, Thorne and Grayson; "Lengthening the Human Mandible by Gradual Distraction," Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 89(1): l, 1992
  • Karp, McCarthy, Sissons and Thorne; "Membranous Bone Lengthening: A serial histologic study," Annals of Plastic Surgery, 29:2, 1992
  • Abbott, Cutting, Wisoff, Thorne, and Epstein; "Aplasia cutis congenita of the Scalp: Issues in Its Management," Pediatric Neurosurgery, 17:182, 1991-1992
  • 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
  • Karp, Thorne, and McCarthy; "Bone Lengthening in the Craniofacial Skeleton," Annals of Plastic Surgery 24:231, 1990
  • Thorne, Karp and McCarthy; "Bone Expansion in the Craniofacial Skeleton," II International Congress of the International Society of Craniomaxillofacial Surgery, Florence, Italy 1989, Ed. Caronni, Monduzzi Editore, Bologna, Italy, Page 83-88, 1991
  • Ulich, Thorne, et al; "Chronic Active Hepatitis... Immuno-peroxidase staining of HBsAg," American Journal of Surgical Pathology 6(1):33, 1982
  • Thorne, et al; "Histologic Comparison of Hepatitis B with non-A, non-B Chronic Active Hepatitis," Arch Path, 106:433, 1982

Book Chapters:

  • Thorne; “Techniques and Principles in Plastic Surgery,” In Grabb and Smith’s PLASTIC SURGERY, 7th Edition, Thorne (Ed-in-chief), Wolters Kluwer, Philadelphia, 2014
  • Thorne; “Ear Reconstruction,” In Grabb and Smith’s PLASTIC SURGERY, 7th Edition, Thorne (Ed-in-chief), Wolters Kluwer, Philadelphia, 2014
  • Thorne; “Facelift,” In Grabb and Smith’s PLASTIC SURGERY, 7th Edition, Thorne (Ed-inchief), Wolters Kluwer, Philadelphia, 2014
  • Thorne; “Otoplasty,” In Grabb and Smith’s PLASTIC SURGERY, 7th Edition, Thorne (Edin-chief), Wolters Kluwer, Philadelphia, 2014
  • Boutros and Thorne; “Reconstruction of Acquired Ear Defects” in Plastic Surgery: Indications and Practice, Guyuron, Eriksson, Persing et al (Eds), Elsevier, London, 2009
  • Thorne; “Facelift,” in Grabb and Smith’s PLASTIC SURGERY; 6th Edition, Thorne (Edin-Chief), Wolters Kluwer, Philadelphia, 2007
  • Thorne; “Otoplasty and Ear Reconstruction,” In Grabb and Smith’s PLASTIC SURGERY, 6th Edition, Thorne (Ed-in-Chief), Wolters Kluwer, Philadelphia, 2007
  • Thorne; “Principles of Plastic Surgery,” in Grabb and Smith’s PLASTIC SURGERY, 6th Edition, Thorne (Ed-in-Chief), Wolters Kluwer, Philadelphia, 2007
  • Thorne and Steinbrech; “Facelift and Browlift,” in Current Therapy in Plastic Surgery; McCarthy, Boutros, Galiano (Eds.), Elsevier Science, Philadelphia, PA, 2006
  • Thorne; “The External Ear,” in Current Therapy in Plastic Surgery; McCarthy, Boutros, Galiano (Eds.), Elsevier Science, to be published in 2004
  • Thorne, Kaban and Longaker, “Craniofacial Malformations,” in Gellis and Kagan’s Current Pediatric Therapy, 16th Edition; Berg, et al (Eds.), Saunders, Philadelphia, PA, 1997
  • Thorne and Aston; “Aesthetic Surgery of the Aging Face.” In Grabb and Smith’s Plastic Surgery; 5th Edition; Aston, Beasley, Thorne (Eds.), Lippincott-Raven, Philadelphia, PA, 1997
  • Thorne, Kaban and Longaker; "Craniofacial Malformations." in Gellis and Kagan's Current Pediatric Therapy, 15th Edition, Burg, et al. (Eds.) Saunders, Philadelphia, PA, 1995
  • Aston, Thorne and Rees; "History of Facelifting," in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Rees and La Trenta (Eds.), Saunders, Philadelphia, PA, 1994
  • Aston, Thorne and Rees; "Anatomy and Pathogenesis of the Aging Face," in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Rees and LaTrenta (Eds.), Saunders, Philadelphia, PA, 1994
  • Aston, Thorne and Rees; "Pre-operative Preparation and Evaluation," in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Rees and LaTrenta (Eds.), Saunders, Philadelphia, PA, 1994
  • Aston and Thorne; "Contemporary Rhytidectomy," in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Rees and LaTrenta (Eds.), Saunders, Philadelphia, PA, 1994
  • Aston and Thorne; "The Forehead and Brow," in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Rees and LaTrenta (Eds.), Saunders, Philadelphia, PA, 1994
  • Rees, Aston and Thorne, "Post-operative Considerations and Complications," in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Rees and LaTrenta (Eds.), Saunders, Philadelphia, PA, 1994
  • Thorne, et al; "Lower Extremity Reconstruction," in Plastic Surgery, Ed. McCarthy, Saunders, Philadelphia, PA, 1990
  • McCarthy, Thorne, and Wood-Smith; "Principles of Craniofacial Surgery: Orbital Hypertelorism," in Plastic Surgery, Ed. McCarthy, Saunders, Philadelphia, PA, 1990
  • Rees, Aston, and Thorne; "Blepharoplasty and Facialplasty," in Plastic Surgery, Ed. McCarthy, Saunders, Philadelphia, PA, 1990
  • Aston and Thorne; "Aesthetic Surgery of the Aging Face," in Plastic Surgery, Eds. Smith and Aston, third edition, Little Brown and Co., Boston, MA, 1990

Presentations:

  • Thorne, “Incisions and skin redraping; an underestimated component of facelifting,” ASAPS Facial Rejuvenation and Rhinoplasty Symposium, Las Vegas, Jan 2017.
  • Thorne, “Subcutaneous, lateral browlift via zig-zag hairline incision”, ASAPS Facial Rejuvenation and Rhinoplasty Symposium, Las Vegas, Jan 2017.
  • Thorne, Facelift Teaching Course, ASAPS Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, March 2016
  • Thorne and Grotting, Facelift MOC Teaching Course, ASAPS Annual Meeting, Montreal, May, 2015
  • Thorne, “Ear Reconstruction, “ New York Presbyterian Hospital, Division of Plastic Surgery.
  • Thorne, “Facelift: Does deep plane provide longevity?”, ASAPS Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, Jan 2015.
  • Thorne, “Evaluation of the Upper Blepharoplasty Patient,” ASAPS Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, Jan 2015. 
  • Thorne, “Evaluation of the difficult neck,” ASAPS Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, Jan 2015.
  • Thorne, “Otoplasty and Ear Reduction, “ Department of Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Jan 2015.
  • Thorne, Moderator of Panel, “Correction of Facial asymmetry, “ ASPS Annual Meeting, Chicago, Oct, 2014
  • Thorne, “Otoplasty,” Annual Meeting of Plastic Surgery Nurses, Chicago, Oct, 2014
  • Thorne, “What’s new in Maintenance of Certification, ASPS Annual Meeting, Chicago, Oct, 2014.
  • Thorne, Teaching Course “Facelifting-MOC”, ASAPS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, May, 2014
  • Thorne, Moderator of panel, “How to train aesthetic plastic surgeons: Where we have been, where we are and where we are going,” ASAPS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, May 2014
  • Thorne, Interactive video, “Otoplasty”, ASAPS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, May 2014
  • Thorne, Teaching Course “Otoplasty,” ASPS Annual Meeting, San Diego, Oct 2013
  • Thorne, Moderator of panel “Facelifting – critiquing my own results – what have I learned?” ASAPS Annual Meeting, New York, New York, April 2013
  • Thorne, “Interactive Facelift video,” Moderator, ASAPS Meeting, Vancouver, May-2012
  • Thorne, “My Approach to Ear Reconstruction in Microtia,” ASPS Annual Meeting, Denver, Sept 2011
  • Thorne, “MOC-PS Improving Your Facelift Results—Individualizing your approach to facial rejuvenation,” ASPS Annual Meeting, September 2011
  • Thorne, “Rhinoplasty”, Moderator, NESPS, Amelia Island, 10-2011
  • Thorne, “Enhancing the jawline,” Moderator, NESPS Meeting, Washington, DC, 10-2010
  • Thorne, “Browlifting-What works?” Panel Moderator, ASPS, Toronto, 9-2010
  • Thorne, “Correction of the tear trough and prominent lid-cheek junction," ASAPS Annual Meeting, Washington DC, 5-2010
  • Thorne, “The importance of jowl correction in facelifting, “Panel Moderator, ASAPS Annual Meeting, Washington DC, 5-2010
  • Thorne, “Lower eyelid blepharoplasty,” ASAPS Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, 5, 2009
  • Thorne, “Facelifting-What to do?” Expanding Horizons Symposium, Las Vegas, Nevada, Jan ‘09
  • Thorne, “What are the tear trough and lid/cheek junction and can they be fixed?” Expanding Horizons Symposium, Las Vegas, Nevada, Jan ‘09
  • Thorne, “Lower Eyelid Anatomy and its relationship to treatment of the tear trough and lid/cheek junction,” New Horizons Symposium, Rancho Mirage, CA, Jan ‘08
  • Thorne, “What I learned at last year’s meeting,” New Horizons Symposium, Rancho Mirage, CA, Jan ‘08
  • Thorne, “Treatment of the tear trough deformity and lid/cheek junction by transposition of orbital fat,” Edited video presentation, Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Symposium, New York, Nov ‘07
  • Thorne, “Anatomy and Treatment of the Tear Trough and Lid/Cheek junction,” Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Symposium, New York, Nov ‘07
  • Thorne, “My Approach to Facelifting,” Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgeons, Brasilia, October ‘08
  • Thorne, “Anatomy of the Tear Trough,” Perspectives in Plastic Surgery Meeting, Vail, Colorado, March ‘07
  • Thorne, “Controlling Length in Rhinoplasty,” Perspectives in Plastic Surgery Meeting, Vail, Colorado, March ‘07
  • Thorne, “Otoplasty-Keeping Your Eye on the Ball,” Perspectives in Plastic Surgery Meeting, Vail Colorado, March ‘07
  • Thorne, “What I learned from Last Year’s Meeting,” New Horizon’s in Cosmetic Surgery Meeting, Indian Wells, California, Jan ‘07
  • Thorne, “Anatomy and Treatment of the Tear Trough Deformity of the Lower Eyelids,” Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital Symposium, New York, Nov ‘06
  • Thorne, “Technique of Upper Blepharoplasty-State of the Art,” Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital Symposium, New York, Nov ‘06
  • Thorne, “Complications of Facelifting,” Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital Symposium, New York, Nov ‘06
  • Thorne, “Ear Reconstruction in Microtia,” American Society of Plastic Surgeons meeting, San Francisco, Oct 2006
  • Thorne, “Rejuvenation of the Difficult Neck,” Current Perspectives in Plastic Surgery, Washington DC, June 2006
  • Thorne, “Comprehensive Facial Rejuvenation,” New Horizons in Cosmetic Surgery Symposium,” Indian Wells, CA, Jan 2006
  • Thorne, “Complications in Cosmetic Surgery,” New Horizons in Cosmetic Surgery Symposium, Indian Wells, CA, Jan 2006
  • Thorne, “Upper and Lower Blepharoplasty, Standard Technique”, New Horizons in Cosmetic Surgery Symposium, Indian Wells, CA, Jan 2006
  • Thorne, “Anatomy of the Facial Nerve in Facelifting,” New Horizons in Cosmetic Surgery Symposium, Indian Wells, CA, Jan 2006.
  • Thorne, “Anatomy of the Lower Eyelid Tear Trough,” Manhattan Eye and Ear Symposium, New York, NY, Nov 2005
  • Thorne, “Otoplasty”, Manhattan Eye and Ear Symposium, New York, New York, Nov, 2005
  • Thorne, “The Facial Nerve in Facelifting,” New Horizons in Cosmetic Surgery Symposium, PSEF, Indian Wells, CA, Jan 2005
  • Thorne, “Honesty in Photographic Documentation in Cosmetic Surgery Presentations,” New Horizons in Cosmetic Surgery Symposium, PSEF, Indian Wells, CA, January 2005
  • Thorne, “My Approach to Total Facial Rejuvenation,” New Horizons in Cosmetic Surgery Symposium, PSEF, Indian Wells, CA, 2005
  • Thorne, “My Ten Consecutive Cases of Facial Rejuvenation,” New Horizons in Cosmetic Surgery Symposium, Indian Wells, CA, Jan 2005
  • Thorne, “Complications in Facelifting,” New Horizons in Cosmetic Surgery Symposium, Indian Wells, CA, Jan 2005
  • Thorne, “High Extended SMAS vs. Traditional SMAS dissection in Facelifting,” Manhattan Eye and Ear Symposium, New York, New York, Nov 2005
  • Thorne; “The Ear in Cosmetic Surgery,” American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Meeting, Vancouver, Canada, April 2004
  • Thorne; “My Approach to the Aging or Unattractive Neck,” New Horizons in Cosmetic Surgery Symposium, Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation, Indian Wells, CA, January 2004
  • Thorne; “How to Shorten the Nose Predictably,” New Horizons in Cosmetic Surgery Symposium, Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation, Indian Wells, CA, January 2004
  • Thorne; Moderator of “Live Surgery,” Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital Symposium, “Aesthetic Surgery of the Aging Face,” New York, NY, November 2003
  • Thorne; “Otoplasty,” Core Curriculum Course, American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Meeting, Boston, MA, May 2003
  • Thorne; “Otoplasty,” Core Curriculum Course, American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, April 2002
  • Thorne; Moderator, “Live Surgery,” Aesthetic and Reconstructive Rhinoplasty Meeting, New York, NY, October 2001
  • Thorne; Moderator of panel, “Facial Rejuvenation, Clinical Pearls,” Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, October 2001
  • Thorne; Moderator of panel, “What’s New in Otoplasty,” American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Meeting, New York, NY, May 2001
  • Thorne; “Ear Reconstruction in Patients with Hemifacial Microsomia,” Panel on State-of-the-Art in Congenital Deformities of the Face, Craniofacial Surgery: The New Millennium meeting, New York, NY, March 2001
  • Thorne; “Ear Reconstruction,” Grand Rounds in Plastic Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, March 2001
  • Thorne; Moderator of “Live Surgery,” Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital Symposium, “Advances in Aesthetic Surgery: The Cutting Edge III,” New York, NY, November 2000
  • Thorne; “Cosmetic Surgery in the Year 2000,” presentation to the Forum Club, New York, NY, November 2000
  • Thorne; Moderator of “Rhinoplasty Panel,” Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons Meeting, Burlington, VT, October 1999
  • Thorne; Moderator of “Live Surgery,” Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital Symposium, “Advances in Aesthetic Surgery: The Cutting Edge II,” New York, NY, November 1999
  • Thorne; Moderator of “Live Surgery,” Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital Symposium, “Advances in Aesthetic Surgery: The Cutting Edge I,” New York, NY, November 1998
  • Thorne; “Facial Anatomy,” Core Curriculum Course in Plastic Surgery, Chicago, IL, August 1998
  • Thorne, Brecht, Hammerschlag; “Indications for Autogenous vs. Prosthetic Ear Reconstruction: The N.Y.U. Experience,” Ear Reconstruction Meeting, Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada, March 1998
  • Brecht, Thorne, Grayson; “Molding of Ear Deformities in the Newborn Period,” Ear Reconstruction Meeting, Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada, March 1998
  • Hammerschlag, Thorne, Roland, et al; “Aural Atresia: Surgical Outcome in a Multidisciplinary Center,” American Laryngological and Otology Society, New York, NY, January 1998
  • Thorne; Moderator of “Live Surgery,” Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital Symposium, “Rhinoplasty Symposium,” New York, NY, November 1997
  • Thorne; “Anatomy of the Facelift,” Core Curriculum Course in Plastic Surgery, Chicago, IL, October 1997
  • Brecht, Thorne, McCarthy; “Osseointegrated Craniofacial Implants in Pediatric Auricular Reconstruction: Indications & Contraindications,” Santa Fe, NM, September 1997
  • Thorne; “Anatomy of the Facelift,” Core Curriculum Course in Plastic Surgery, Chicago, IL, November 1996
  • Thorne; “Avoiding Complications in Orbitozygomatic Fractures,” PSEF State-of-the-Art Craniofacial Symposium, New York, NY, March 1996
  • Thorne; “Prosthetic Reconstruction of the Craniofacial Patient Using Extra-Oral Osseointegrated Implants,” North Shore Hospital, Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, Manhasset, New York, NY, January 1996
  • Thorne; "Anatomy of the Facelift," Core Curriculum Course in Plastic Surgery, Chicago, IL, November 1995
  • Thorne; "Management of Difficult Facial Wounds Following Trauma and Mohs' Therapy," Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, Boston, MA, November 1995
  • McCarthy, Turk, Thorne, et al; “A Six Year Experience with Mandibular Distraction,” Sixth Meeting of the International Society of Craniofacial Surgery, St. Tropez, France, October 1995
  • Thorne; "Anatomy of the Facelift," Core Curriculum Course in Plastic Surgery, Chicago, IL, November 1994
  • Thorne; "Cleft Lip Nasal Reconstruction," Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Symposium on Aesthetic and Reconstructive Rhinoplasty, New York, NY, November 1993
  • Thorne, "Complications in Thigh Lifting," Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Symposium on Breast Surgery and Body Contouring, New York, NY, June 1993
  • Breitbart, Staffenberg, Glat, Cunningham, Reddi, McCarthy and Thorne, "Tricalcium Phosphate and Osteogenin: A Bioactive Onlay Bone Graft Substitute," Plastic Surgery Research Council, Houston, TX, April 1993
  • Thorne; "Soft Tissue Reconstruction: Hemifacial Microsomia," International Society of Craniofacial Surgeons Symposium, Chicago, IL, October 1992
  • Thorne; "Maxillofacial Surgery," American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Nurses, New York, NY, March 1992
  • Grilli, Thorne, Angrigiani, Siebert; “The Anatomy and Surgical Complications of the Frontal Branch of the Facial Nerve: Further Clarification,” American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Seattle, WA, September 1991
  • McCarthy, Schreiber, Karp, Thorne and Grayson; "Bone Lengthening of the Human Mandible by Gradual Distraction," International Society of Craniomaxillofacial Surgeons, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, June 1991
  • McCarthy, Thorne, Karp, Cutting, Zide and LaTrenta; "Early Fronto-orbital Advancement Revisited: Unsolved Problems," American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Boston, MA, October 1990
  • Karp, Schrieber, Thorne and McCarthy; "Membranous Bone Lengthening: A serial histologic study," American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Boston, MA, October 1990
  • Thorne, Grilli, Angrigiani, and Siebert; "Avoiding the Frontal Branch of the Facial Nerve: Further Clarification," Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, Lake George, NY, September 1990
  • Angrigiani, Siebert, Grilli and Thorne; "A New Myocutaneous Island Flap from the Distal Thigh for Recurrent Ischial Pressure Sores," American Association of Plastic Surgeons, Hot Springs, VA, May 1990
  • Karp, McCarthy, Sissons and Thorne; "Membranous Bone Lengthening: “A serial histologic study," Plastic Surgery Research Council, Washington, DC, April 1990
  • Thorne; "Soft Tissue Reconstruction in Hemifacial Microsomia," Symposium on Maxillofacial Surgery sponsored by the American Cleft Palate Association and the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons, New York, NY, March 1990
  • Thorne, Karp, and McCarthy; "Bone Lengthening in the Craniofacial Skeleton," American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, San Francisco, CA, October 1989
  • Thorne, Karp, and McCarthy; "Bone Expansion in the Craniofacial Skeleton," International Society of Craniomaxillofacial Surgery, Florence, Italy, June 1989
  • Karp, Thorne, and McCarthy; "Bone Lengthening in the Canine Mandible," Plastic Surgery Research Council, Atlanta, GA, April 1989

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