Dr. Papay, an accomplished surgeon, has been recognized as one of the nation's Best Doctor specializing in plastic surgery by Castle Connolly. He is the current chairman of the Cleveland Clinic's Dermatology and Plastic Surgery Institute and associate professor of surgery, Lerner School of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. He is head of the section of craniofacial surgery and leads the multidisciplinary craniofacial cleft palate surgical center of the Cleveland Clinic. His clinical research interests include utilization of bone substitutes in craniofacial reconstruction, nasal valve function in rhinoplasty, facial aesthetic plastic surgery, pediatric craniofacial anomalies, surgical techniques in face allograft transplants and neural modulation of skull base ganglia. Dr. Papay has served as President of the Ohio Valley Society of Plastic Surgeons, elected Chair of the American Society of Plastic Surgery's Ethics Committee, President of the Plastic Surgery Section of the American Academy of Pediatrics and of the Academy of Medicine of Cleveland and Northern Ohio. He has published over 100 scientific papers, abstracts and book chapters and is the primary inventor of eight medical device patents and craniofacial surgical procedures. He has served as an invited Board Examiner for the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Finalist Judge for the collegiate inventors' competition from the National Inventors Hall of Fame and invited section reviewer and/or editorial board of several plastics surgery scientific journals. He has also served on several overseas volunteer surgical missions for craniofacial and cleft palate reconstructions. Dr. Papay is currently completing his Executive Doctor of Management degree at the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University, with his thesis interest in decision-making analysis of risk by financiers of new biotech innovations and technology transfer.