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  • Lu, Hsu, Perry et al, “The Public Face of Rhinoplasty: Impact of Perceived Attractiveness and Personality,” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 142(4): 881, Oct 2018
  • Chen, Congiusta, Nash, Coppa, Smith, Kasabian, Thorne, Tanna; Factors Influencing Patient Satisfaction in Plastic Surgery: A Nationwide Analysis Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 142(3):820-825, September 2018.
  • Fisher, Alba, Bhuiya, Kasabian, Thorne and Tanna; “Routine Pathologic Evaluation of Plastic Surgery Specimens: Are We Wasting Time and Money?” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 141(3):812-816, March 2018.
  • Sinno, Schwitzer, Anzai and Thorne: “Facelift satisfaction using the FACE-Q,” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 136(2):239-242, August 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-Maxillo-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

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

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