Mark B. Constantian
Dr. Constantian has been in private practice of plastic surgery since 1978, has previously held academic appointments at Harvard Medical School and Dartmouth Medical School and is currently Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Madison, Wisconsin, and Visiting Professor at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia.
He was born in Massachusetts, where his father and great grandfather were both physicians. Dr. Constantian was educated at Columbia College, Dartmouth Medical School, and the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He served his general surgery residency at Boston University Medical Center, where he was also National Institutes of Graduate Medical Sciences Fellow in academic surgery. He spent five years in immunology research during his general surgery and plastic surgery training. He completed plastic surgery fellowship at The Medical College of Virginia.
Dr. Constantian has served as Associate Editor of Annals of Plastic Surgery and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is Past President of the New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, The Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, The Rhinoplasty Society, and is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons. He is the author of more than 100 textbook chapters and refereed journal papers, and two textbooks and since 1977 has received 21 regional, national, or international awards for his clinical and basic science research, most recently Clinician of the Year by the American Association of Plastic Surgeons and the Lifetime Achievement Award from The Rhinoplasty Society. Dr. Constantian received the Key to the City of Nashua in December 2015. His 2-volume text, Rhinoplasty: Craft and Magic, was published in 2009, and his most recent text, Childhood Abuse, Body Shame, and Addictive Plastic Surgery: The Face of Trauma, was published in December, 2018.
Dr. Constantian currently limits his practice to facial and hand surgery, of which the majority is reconstructive and cosmetic rhinoplasty and reconstruction after cancer. His 600 patient study on nasal airway surgery was the largest of its kind ever published.