Dr. Thomas has received many awards in his career. He has been the “Guest of Honor” at multiple facial plastic society meetings around the world including Singapore, Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, Portugal, Spain, Taiwan, and Italy. He has been recognized by the British Society of Otolaryngology and the British Society of Facial Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Thomas is named to the Castle Connolly Top Doctors and to the American Institute of Plastic Surgeons 10 Best Surgeons for Illinois.
He received his medical school alma mater Citation of Merit from the University of Missouri. His College alma mater Drury University presented him their Outstanding Alumni award for Career achievement. The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery presented him the William Wright Award for outstanding contributions to Facial Plastic Surgery as well as the Dickenson Outstanding Teacher Award. Recently he received the Outstanding Mentor Award from the Young Physicians Section of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.
Northwestern University is home to one of the most highly recognized facelift surgeons and world renown rhinoplasty surgeons, Dr. J. Regan Thomas, MD. Dr. Thomas will release your unique beauty and facial appearance. His artistic eye and surgical skills define the Facial Plastic Clinic’s expertise.
Our dedication to quality service, attention to detail, and patient satisfaction guarantee you have an unsurpassed cosmetic experience with exceptional results.
Dr. Thomas strongly believes in being at the center of the most advanced developments in the field. He is involved in developing the latest techniques and procedures in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, with a focus on facelift, facial scar treatment, and rhinoplasty surgery. Dr. Thomas feels it is extremely important that his patients have a full knowledge of their treatments and surgery and all their questions have been answered.
Dr. Thomas is an internationally recognized expert in Facial Plastic Surgery. He is a frequent lecturer and speaker at Facial Plastic surgery meetings and conferences around the world ant at many university training programs. Dr. Thomas’ practice is focused on aesthetic, cosmetic surgery including rhinoplasty, facelift, and blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery).
He also frequently treats facial scars as well as defects after skin cancer surgery.
He received his MD degree from the University of Missouri School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Yale University and the University of Missouri and then a fellowship in Facial Plastic Surgery at Northwestern University. He served as Division Head or chairman at three university training programs and is now Professor of facial Plastic Surgery at Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine.
Dr. Thomas is the Past President of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), Past President of the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ABFPRS), and Past President of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS). He also served as President of the Chicago Otolaryngology specialty organization (CL&O). He presently serves as the representative to the American Medical Association (AMA) for Facial Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Thomas has published five textbooks on Facial Plastic surgery topics including facelift, rhinoplasty, and facial scar revision. He has two additional textbooks soon to be published on facelift and facial scar treatment. He has published over 200 textbook chapters and scientific studies in the medical literature. He is presently the Editor of the medical journal, Facial Plastic Clinics and serves on the editorial board of the international journal, Facial Plastic surgery.