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 28 textbook chapters, 72 refereed papers, and two textbooks, and since 1977 has received 17 regional (5) or national (12) awards for his clinical or basic science research. His most recent publication, Rhinoplasty: Craft and Magic, was published in May, 2009, and he is currently researching a new book on the relationships between childhood trauma, body image, and plastic surgery.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Research on the impact of trauma (neglect or abuse) on body image in plastic surgery.