DR. BARRY EPPLEY – UNIQUE EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Dr. Barry Eppley is Indiana’s most extensively trained and unique plastic surgeons. Dr. Eppley received a Doctor of Medicine degree from Washington University in St. Louis as well as a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Dr. Eppley completed training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Barnes Hospital and St. John’s Mercy Medical Center Hospital while in St. Louis. He furthered his training in General Surgery, Craniofacial and Cleft Surgery as well as full training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Indiana University. As a result of this education, Dr. Eppley is both a licensed physician and dentist and board certified in the specialties of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as well as Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. As an Indianapolis plastic surgeon, Dr. Eppley’s background gives him a diverse experience and the necessary perspective to help patients with a variety of procedures, including craniofacial, maxillofacial and all aesthetic facial surgeries. He also helps breast augmentation, rhinoplasty, face lift patients, in addition to performing body contouring procedures such as the tummy tuck and liposuction.
DR. BARRY EPPLEY – SCOPE OF PRACTICE
Dr. Barry Eppley is a member of IU (Indiana University) Health plastic surgeons which is based on the campus of Indiana University in Indianapolis and affiiliated with the Indiana University School of Medicine as well as has his own private practice in Indianapolis and Carmel Indiana. He is a faculty member of the Medical School where he has achieved the distinguished status of Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery. He is one of the principal plastic surgeons in the Craniofacial and Cleft Program at Riley Hospital for Children, where he has performed thousands of surgeries or the correction of traumatic and congenital facial deformities. He formed in 2006 a separate cosmetic surgery practice as well as developed OLOGY, a hospital-based medical spa concept at IU Health North Hospital in Carmel Indiana. Dr. Eppley practices six days a week serving a wide array of aesthetic and reconstructive surgeries that suit his expansive training and experience
DR. BARRY EPPLEY – AUTHOR, RESEARCHER, INVENTOR AND EDUCATOR
Dr. Barry Eppley has prominent international experience in the investigation and development of numerous technologic advances in plastic surgery. He has an extensive history of research experience and in various aspects of bone and soft tissue healing. He has been the recipient of numerous National Institute of Health and private corporate research grants for the evaluation of promising surgical technologies. As a result, he has been awarded ten U.S. and international patents on biomedical technologies. His research and clinical efforts have resulted in a large number of contributions to the surgical literature with over 250 journal articles and 35 book chapters. He has authored or co-authored five books including two editions of ‘MaxillofaciaTrauma and Esthetic Reconstruction‘ which deals with the management of facial injuries and their primary and secondary reconstruction as well as the handbook entitled ‘Essentials of Maxillofacial Surgery’. He has also written two children’s books entitled ‘Cole Has A Mole‘ and ‘Ellie Hears An Elephant’, books with speak indirectly and in an interesting way about pediatric plastic surgery concerns. He is a nationally and internationally sought after speaker on numerous plastic and maxillofacial surgery topics and has lectured on four continents and 27 countries.
Through his faculty appointment at the Indiana University School of Medicine and in conjunction with the IU Division of Plastic Surgery, Dr. Eppley teaches plastic surgeons in training through lectures and operative assistance at both downtown and northside Indianapolis hospitals. He is also one of the featured speakers at Implantech’s courses of Facial and Body Implants which are done twice a year to educate surgeons on the basic and advanced techniques of using implants in aesthetic face and body surgery.
THE EPPLEY LIFESTYLE SPA CONCEPT
Dr. Eppley is the co-founder of The Eppley Lifestyle Spa, an innovative hospital-based spa concept located at IU Health North Hospital in Carmel Indiana. (http://eppleylifestylespa.com/) These facilities integrate Eastern ayurvedic treatments and healing methods with traditional Western medicine in a luxurious tranquil environment within new state-of-the-art hospitals. As part of the Eppley Lifestyle Spa concept, the newest cosmetic surgery and anti-aging procedures are offered in an integrated fashion with natural methods for healing and recovery.