Dr. Sterry’s CV


Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, N.Y.
President Elect, New York State Society of Plastic Surgeons
Vice President, New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons
Assistant Treasurer, New York County Medical Society

Board Certification

American Board of Plastic Surgery
Certificate Number 6477.
Awarded September 14, 2002.
Recertified December 1, 2012.

Surgical Training

Plastic Surgery Residency, 1998-2001
Mount Sinai–NYU Medical Center, New York.
A three year training program with extensive experience in microsurgery, breast reconstruction, trauma, and burn care. The curriculum includes rotations at Mt. Sinai Medical Center, Westchester Medical Center (level 1 trauma & burn unit), Elmhurst Hospital Center (level 1 trauma), and the Bronx Veterans Affairs Hospital.

General Surgery Residency, 1995-1998
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York.
An excellent general surgery experience including rotations in breast, burn, head and neck, trauma, organ transplantation, and advanced laparoscopy.

Medical Licensure

New York State licensed since 1997
License Number 206224-1

New Jersey State licensed since 2001
License Number MA 72487

Professional Societies

American Society of Plastic Surgeons – Full Member
American College of Surgeons – Fellow
American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons – Candidate Group Member


Medical Doctor with Distinction in Research, May 1995
Stony Brook University, School of Medicine

Master of Science in Exercise Physiology, September 1988
Queens College of the City University of New York

Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts, May 1987
Stony Brook University

Academic Contributions

Basic Science Publication

Chun, J.K., Sterry, T.P., Zhang, W.X., Wolfeld, M.B., Silver, L., Teodorescu, V.J., Marin, M.L. Rat epigastric flow-through flap as a modulated arteriovenous fistula: model for the radial artery flow-through flap in distal arterial bypass. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2003 Aug; 19(6):387-91.

Basic Science Abstracts

Geller E, Maitra S, Colden D, Sterry T, Pan M. Hypertonic saline resuscitation fails to restore hepatic gluconeogenesis following hemorrhagic shock. Presented a the 16th Annual Conference on Shock, sponsored by the Shock Society, Santa Fe, New Mexico, June 13-16, 1993.

Meijernik J, Derzie A, Sterry T, Molina P, Abumrad N Endogenous Morphine Response to Surgical Stress; Contribution of Fasting. Presented in abstract form at Experimental Biology 1995.

Book Chapters

Thomas P. Sterry, M.D., Justin Sacks, MD Plastic surgery in the excessive weight loss patient. In Inabnet, W.B., DeMaria, E.J., Ikramuddin, S. (Eds.), Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Philadelphia, 2003.

Thomas P. Sterry, M.D. Body contouring for patients with excessive weight loss. In Taub, P.J., Koch, R.M. (Eds), Clinical Problem Solving in Plastic Surgery, McGraw Hill, 2009.

Case Reports

Jin K. Chun M.D., Thomas P. Sterry M.D., Michael Marin M.D., Radial Artery Flow- through Flap for Very Distal Arterial Bypass in Limb Salvage. Accepted as poster presentation at the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery annual meeting in San Diego, California, January 15, 2001.

J.K. Chun M.D., T.P. Sterry M.D. Latissimus Dorsi Musculocutaneous flap based on the serratus branch with microvascular venous augmentation. The Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, 2001 Feb;17(2):95-8.

J.K. Chun M.D., T.P. Sterry M.D., S. Margoles M.D., L. Silver M.D. Salvage of Ear Replantation using the Temporoparietal Fascia Flap. Annals of Plastic Surgery; 2000 44(4):435-439.


T. Sterry M.D. W. Zhang M.D., J. Chun M.D., L. Silver M.D. Modulating Free Epigastric Flow Through Flap for Improved Bypass Patency: A Model for Distal Limb Ischemia. Second prize winner presented at Residents Night, New York Academy of Medicine, March 12, 2001.

Jin Chun, M.D., Thomas P. Sterry, M.D., Victoria Teodorescu, Michael L. Marin Radial Forearm Flow-Through Flap for Very Distal Arterial Bypass in Limb Salvage. Presented at the American Society of Plastic Surgery meeting, November 4th, 2001. Orlando, Florida.