Thomas Sterry, MD, is a plastic surgeon board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He has been in practice in New York City since 2001, with offices at 895 Park Ave. in Manhattan, and is licensed to practice medicine in New York and New Jersey.
Dr. Sterry is trained in cosmetic surgery , aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery, craniofacial surgery including repair of cleft lip and palate, head and neck reconstruction, oncologic (cancer) surgery, elective and traumatic hand surgery, burn surgery, microvascular surgery, laser surgery and reconstruction of the trunk and lower extremities.
He is especially noted for his body contouring surgery on men and women who have experienced massive weight loss after bariatric surgery. Dr. Sterry performs complex procedures including upper-body and lower-body lifts, as well as arm lifts and thigh lifts. This surgery removes a tremendous amount of loose, excess skin and is proven to improve skin tone and reduce the appearance of cellulite after extreme weight loss.
Dr. Sterry is a clinical assistant professor of plastic surgery at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in New York City, and an assistant professor at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Bronx, New York.
He wrote the chapter, “Plastic Surgery in the Excessive Weight Loss Patient” in Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, Pa. 2003) and has presented his research to the American Society of Plastic Surgery, the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery and the New York Academy of Medicine. His research has also been published in the Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery and the Annals of Plastic Surgery
The Consumers Research Council of America has named Dr. Sterry one of the top plastic surgeons in America, and he is listed in Cambridge Who's Who. Dr. Sterry received an award in 2001 for his research from the New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons. In 2006, his medical residents at Mt. Sinai Medical Center presented him with an award of appreciation as an outstanding professor.
Dr. Sterry received his medical degree with distinction in research from Stony Brook University School of Medicine. He completed a three-year residency in plastic surgery, as well as a three-year residency in general surgery, at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in New York. Dr. Sterry holds a master of science degree in exercise physiology from Queens College of the City University of New York, and a bachelor of arts degree in liberal arts from Stony Brook University.
In 2006, Dr. Sterry participated in a philanthropic mission to Honduras along with fellow Mt. Sinai Medical Center faculty and medical students. He performed plastic surgery on burn patients as well as those who suffered from scar contractures.
Dr. Sterry is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
Upon graduating from medical school, Dr. Sterry trained in both General Surgery and Plastic Surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. During his training he published several original articles and presented his research at national meetings. After completing his training in plastic surgery, he was appointed as an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Mount Sinai Medical Center.
Assistant Professor, Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, N.Y.
Assistant Professor, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bronx, N.Y.