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Dr. Joseph Thornton

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Dr. Joseph J. Thornton is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon specializing in cosmetic procedures of the body: Breast Augmentation, Breast Lift, Tummy Tuck, Liposuction, Labiaplasty, and “Mommy Makeover” and of the face: Rhinoplasty, Blepharoplasty, Browlift, Facelift and Necklift.

My goal is to provide you with the results you desire. We will take our time in the consultation to identify your goals and combine that with my surgical skill, aesthetic eye, and listening ear to get you that confident, beautiful result. Looking good and feeling good go hand in hand; why put it off any longer, schedule a consultation today!

Dr. Joseph Thornton’s education began at Haverford College, with a bachelor’s degree in 1997. He continued his education at the prestigious University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine earning his medical doctorate in 2001. Dr. Joseph Thornton continued on with six years of extensive plastic surgery training and residency at Albany Medical Center in New York. He joined Advanced Plastic Surgery Center in 2007. In 2008, Dr. Joseph Thornton earned his Board Certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He has been listed in “Guide to America’s Top Plastic Surgeons” for outstanding cosmetic surgery.


Plastic Surgery Residency
Albany Medical Center
Albany, NY

Doctor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA

Bachelor of Science
Haverford College
Haverford, PA

Board Certification

The American Board of Plastic Surgery – 2008

What does board certification mean?

The American Board of Plastic Surgery is the only board sanctioned by the American Board of Medical Specialties for plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery of the whole body, from head to toe. Don’t trust your body to just anyone, ensure they have the best training and meet the exacting standards of the board. Their mission statement reads as follows..

“The mission of The American Board of Plastic Surgery, Inc. is to promote safe, ethical, efficacious plastic surgery to the public by maintaining high standards for the education, examination, certification, and maintenance of certification of plastic surgeons as specialists and subspecialists.”