With an international reputation in cosmetic and pediatric plastic surgery, Dr. Charles Thorne is an expert in aesthetic surgery of the face and ear reconstruction. He is a graduate of Yale College and the UCLA School of Medicine and received his residency training at the Massachusetts General Hospital and the Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery at NYU.
Since starting his private practice in 1989, Dr. Thorne has spent nearly three decades performing, teaching, and writing about cosmetic plastic surgery and ear reconstruction. In that time, he has held leadership positions within national and international professional societies, including Chair of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, President of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in 2019.
Dr. Thorne served as a teacher in the Peace Corps in Ghana, West Africa for two years between 1974-1976 and continues his interest and commitment to international outreach and education, most recently on a surgical mission to Vietnam where he taught ear reconstruction to Vietnamese surgeons.