Highlights of Dr. Mustoe’s CV

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CV Highlights

  • Holder of 4 United States Patents. 2 Patents Pending
  • Included in “Top Doctor” lists from 1992-2017
  • More than 230 peer reviewed published articles
  • Co-Editor of Aesthetic Head and Neck Surgery (Book)
  • More than 150 speaking engagements
  • Wound Healing Society Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Editorial Board, Multiple Journals
  • Principal Investigator, Multiple Grants in Scarring and Wound Healing
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Employment History

Owner TLKM Plastic Surgery, LLC 2014 – Present
Northwestern University School of Medicine
Chief, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1991-2017
Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Washington University School of Medicine, Associate Professor, 1985-1991

Hospital Affiliations

Northwestern Memorial Hospital, July 1991 to present
Evanston Hospital, July 1991 to present; Chief of Plastic Surgery 1996-2000
Children’s Memorial Hospital, February 1992 to present
Shriners Hospital of Chicago, January 1994 to present

Board Certifications

The American Board of Otolaryngology, 1983
The American Board of Plastic Surgery, 1987


Harvard College
Cambridge, Massachusetts
1969-1973, B.A., cum laude in Biology

Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
1973-1978, M.D., cum laude

Society Affiliations

American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American College of Surgeons
American Association of Plastic Surgeons
American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons
Plast Surgery Research Council

Honors & Awards

American Institute of Plastic Surgeons – 10 Best Plastic Surgeon Patient Satisfaction – 2023
RealSelf 100 – Awarded to the Top Social Influencer’s in Cosmetic Medicine 2015
Chicago Magazine Top Doctors: 1998, 2001, 2004, 2006-2015
U.S. News & World Report Top Doctors 2011-2012
Castle Connolly America’s Top Doctors: 16 years in a row
Consumers’ Research Council of America Guide to America’s Top Physicians: 2003-2014
BestDoctors.com Best Doctors in America® List: 1992-2014
Wound Healing Society Lifetime Achievement Award

Committee Appointments

Program Director, Annual Meetings, American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2004-2007
President, Wound Healing Society, 1997-1999
Board of Directors, The American Board of Plastic Surgery, 2006-2012
Treasurer, The American Board of Plastic Surgery, 2010-2012


Recipient of 93 grants totaling more than $6 million


Holder of 4 United States patents related to wound healing and scarring. Two patents pending.

Advisory Positions With

Multiple Large & Small Companies
U.S. Food and Drug Administration


More than 200 peer reviewed articles
More than 40 invitations to participate in articles, reviews and commentaries
Included in more than 25 book chapters and co-editor for 1 book
More than 120 abstracts

Editorial Boards, Current & Prior

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Archives of Surgery
Journal of the American College of Surgeons
Wound Repair and Regeneration
Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Journal of Surgical Research

Invited Lectures, Symposia, Courses, & Visiting Professorships

More than 150 engagements including:
International Confederation for Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, 2010, “Personal Approach Facelift” and “Approaches to Scarring”
Faces Symposium, Sao Paulo Brazil, 2010, “Approach to Facelift” and “New Techniques in Rhinoplasty”
American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Annual Meetings, 2010, 2017, “Approaches to Facelift”, “Approaches to Midface”, “Rhinoplasty”
Plenary Speaker at European Facial Aesthetic Symposium, Birmingham, England, 2017

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