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Francis Papay, M.D.
Chairman, Dermatology & Plastic Surgery Institute, Cleveland Clinic
Dr. Papay is Chairman of the Dermatology & Plastic Surgery Institute at Cleveland Clinic and has been a member of Cleveland Clinic's professional staff since 1992. He currently serves as Section Head of Craniofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and is an Associate Professor of Surgery in Cleveland Clinic’s Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University.
As Chairman of the Dermatology & Plastic Surgery Institute, Dr. Papay is designing and establishing a world-class multidisciplinary approach to patient-oriented care relating to complex dermatological diseases, plastic surgical reconstruction, aesthetic surgery and services. He has been recognized as a Top Doc in plastic surgery by Cleveland magazine and Castle Connolly. Dr. Papay served as President of the Ohio Valley Society of Plastic Surgeons, Chair of the American Society of Plastic Surgery's Ethics Committee, President of the Plastic Surgery Section of the American Academy of Pediatrics and Executive Committee Member of the Academy of Medicine of Cleveland and Northern Ohio. He has published over 100 scientific papers, abstracts and book chapters and holds five medical device patents.
Dr. Papay served as the Board Examiner of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, a finalist judge for the collegiate inventors' competition from the National Inventors Hall of Fame and a section reviewer of several plastic surgery scientific journals. Dr. Papay is currently completing his Executive Doctor of Management degree at the Weatherhead School of Management and received his Doctor of Medicine from Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine. His clinical research interests include utilization of bone substitutes in cranofacial reconstruction, nasal valve function in rhinoplasty, facial plastic surgery and pediatric craniofacial anomalies.
He sits on the Governance & Nominating, Investment Approval, and Human Resources & Compensation committees of the JumpStart Board.