Dr. Toriumi is board certified by both the American Board of Otolaryngology and the American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, certifying him in all areas of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. He completed a five year residency program in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at Northwestern University Medical School (Chicago, IL) and two fellowships in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery at Tulane and the University of Washington.
With over 20 years of experience, as a professor in UI’s Department of Otolaryngology, Dr. Toriumi teaches both residents and fellows. Dr. Toriumi participates in a fellowship program sponsored by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, teaching his specialized techniques. Dr. Toriumi is consistently involved in several research projects that are related to reconstructive surgery of the head and neck.
Dr. Toriumi is a recognized scholar. He has co-authored medical textbooks including Open Structure Rhinoplasty, which describes a popular technique used in rhinoplasty surgeries and has published a "Rhinoplasty Dissection Manual' that covers many of the techniques he utilizes. More recently Dr. Toriumi has published another facial plastic surgery book. He has more than 200 medical papers as well as numerous book chapters. He is frequently invited to share his expertise at medical meetings around the world and has performed live surgery in Asia, Europe, South America, Australia and the United States.
A Facial Plastic Surgeon Renowned for His Skill
An acclaimed expert by his peers, Dr. Toriumi was voted one of Chicago's best physicians and was featured on the front cover of Chicago Magazine’s “Top Doctors" issue. He is recognized as a leading expert in aesthetic and functional as well as secondary rhinoplasty by the popular and scientific press. W Magazine named Dr. Toriumi one of the five best rhinoplasty surgeons in the world.
An established and strong academic background, prolific medical writing, valuable research and excellent clinical results provide Dr. Toriumi with great respect amongst both his patients and his peers.
Dr. Toriumi is a past President of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons and a Diplomate of both the American Board of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons. He is also a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the American Academy of Otolaryngology and the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
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