About Dean Toriumi
Dean Toriumi, M.D.’s long career as an expert in functional and aesthetic rhinoplasty, both as a clinician and teacher has earned him national and international recognition from patients and peers alike. Now fully dedicated to his private practice, Dr. Toriumi’s focus is on providing long-term aesthetic and functional outcomes in all facial plastic procedures.
Board-certified in Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Dr. Toriumi has been named one of the world’s top five rhinoplasty surgeons by W Magazine, one of the Best Cosmetic Surgeons by Town and Country Magazine, one of the Top Doctors by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. and has been mentioned multiple times on Castle Connolly’s list of one of the Best Doctors in America, as well as by Chicago Magazine’s Top Doctors issue.
Physicians worldwide frequently refer their patients to Dr. Toriumi to manage complex nasal deformities including revision rhinoplasty. Dr Toriumi has received outstanding reviews from hundreds of patients over the years. He also has delivered more than 700 lectures, demonstrations, and presentations to peers all over the world and has authored or coauthored more than 125 peer-reviewed papers and books. His latest book, Structure Rhinoplasty: Lessons Learned in 30 Years, is a three-volume text on the “Toriumi Technique,” where Dr. Toriumi demonstrates how he has refined his approach to produce the best patient outcomes with minimal complications.
Dr. Toriumi is formerly a Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and the Head of the Division of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and Director of Resident Research at the University of Illinois at Chicago. A graduate of Knox College and Rush Medical College, he completed his residency training at Northwestern University Medical School as well as two fellowships, Tulane University Hospital and the University of Washington.