Dr. Charles H. Thorne, Chairman of Plastic Surgery

Dr. Thorne is the Chairman of the Department of Plastic Surgery at Lenox Hill. He has been named a Castle Connelly Top Doctor every year since it was first published in 1991. He is the former president of the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, the President-elect of American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and the former Chair of the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He works out of Manhattan and primarily sees pediatric patients.




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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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