Mark Constantian, MD
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 has been a member of the Board of Directors of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and Associate Editor of both Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Annals of Plastic Surgery. He is the author of 30 textbook chapters, 75 refereed papers, and two textbooks, and since 1977 has received 20 regional (7) or national (13) awards for his clinical or basic science research, th most recent of which are being named Clinician of the Year by the American Association of Plastic Surgeons in 2015, and receiving The Rhinoplasty Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016. Dr. Constantian received the Key to the City of Nashua in December 2015. His most recent publication, Rhinoplasty: Craft and Magic, was published in May, 2009, and he is currently writing a new book on the relationships between childhood trauma, body image, and plastic surgery.