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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, 1990-2015
  • Chief, Plastic Surgery Service, Bellevue Hospital, 1992-2003
  • Director, Plastic Surgery Residency Program, N.Y.U. Medical Center, 1989-1998


Academic Appointment:


  • Professor of Surgery, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
  • Formerly Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery with permanent tenure, NYU School of Medicine, Resigned July 2018


Board Certification:


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




  • New York State, 1986, #164952

In The Media

Dr. Thorne is consistently highlighted in every publication profiling the Best Doctors in Manhattan or the Best Doctors in the entire United States. He has been featured in the New York Times multiple years running, as well as America's Top Doctors, and has hosted a radio show on plastic surgery alongside dermatologist Dr. Linda Franks.

  • New York Best Doctors 2019
  • New York Best Doctors 2017
  • New York Best Doctors 2014
  • New York Best Doctors 2008

  • New York Best Doctors 2005
  • Americas Top Doctors 2002
  • Castle Connolly 10th
  • Castle Connolly 6th