American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Academy Committees

The year indicates expiration of term as committee members or chairs. Staff liaisons are noted after each committee roster.

AUDIT COMMITTEE

Reviews the audited statements of the Academy and performs inquiries and reviews as it deems appropriate to ensure itself of the proper use of Academy funds.

Paul J. Carniol, MD, Chair, 2013
Wm. Russell Ries, MD, 2013
Ira D. Papel, MD, 2014

Donn R. Chatham, MD, 2015
Amy McFee, staff liaison

CREDENTIALS COMMITTEE

Verifies the qualifications of applicants to become fellows, members, and international members and conducts investigations, personal interviews, or inquiries it deems necessary.

Mark Hamilton, MD, Chair, 2014
Kris Conrad, MD, 2013
Mark M. Beaty, MD, 2015

Craig S. Murakami, MD, 2016
Daniel G. Becker, MD, 2017
Maria Atkins, staff liaison

EMERGING TRENDS AND TECHNOLOGIES COMMITTEE

Reviews and disseminates information on innovations in treat-ment, surgical procedures, implants and other devices; recommends policies relating to surgical techniques and devices in the interest of providing the best possible care for patients.

Andrew C. Campbell, MD, Chair, 2014
Harry Mittelman, MD, Sr. Advisor
Paul J. Carniol, MD, Sr. Advisor
Jen Y. Chow, MD, 2013
Alex  S. Donath, MD, 2013
Robert A. Glasgold, MD, 2013
Ryan M. Greene, MD, 2013
Natalie P. Higgins, MD, 2013
Jonathan Kolbersh MD, 2013
Lily P. Love, MD, 2013
Gregory W. Pippin, MD, 2013
Chris Savage, MD, 2013
Michael E. Villano, MD, 2013
Anurag Agarwal, MD, 2014
Rami K. Batniji, MD, 2014
Mark M. Beaty, MD, 2014
Michael J. Brenner, MD, 2014
Robert W. Brobst, MD, 2014
Perrin Clark, MD, 2014
Payam Daneshrad, MD, 2014
Jason S. Hamilton, MD, 2014
Todd C. Hobgood, MD, 2014

Phillip D. Knott, MD, 2014
Ritvik P. Mehta, MD, 2014
Umang Mehta, MD, 2014
Sachin Parikh, MD, 2014
Amit B. Patel, MD, 2014
Scott B. Roofe, MD, 2014
Nima Shemirani, MD, 2014
William “Matt” White, MD, 2014
Hootan Zandifar, MD, 2014
Jamil Asaria, MD, 2015
Jason Bloom, MD, 2015
Kevin Duplechain, MD, 2015
Tang Ho, MD, 2015
Andrew A. Jacono, MD, 2015
Phillip R. Langsdon, MD, 2015
Paul Leong, MD, 2015
Jason Meier, MD, 2015
Maureen Muecke, MD, 2015
Oleh Slupchynskyj, MD, 2015
Richard Westreich, MD, 2015
Rita Chua Magness, staff liaison

ENDOWMENT INVESTMENT COMMITTEE

Stuart H. Bentkover, MD, Chair, 2015
Karl J. Eisbach, MD, Sr. Advisor
Harrison C. Putman, MD, Sr. Advisor
Richard D. Gentile, MD, 2013

Andrew A. Jacono, MD, 2014
Benjamin W. Cilento, MD, 2014
Amy McFee, staff liaison

ETHICS COMMITTEE

Responsible for complaint and grievance review regarding moral and ethical issues. All complaints or requests for disciplinary action shall be made in writing and addressed to the executive vice president of the Academy. The committee shall consist of the immediate past president as chair, as well as three other past presidents, two AAFPRS board members and two other fellows appointed by the president, chairs of committees governing credentials, public information and young physicians.

Tom D. Wang, MD (Imm. Past Pres.) Chair, 2013
David A. Sherris, MD (Board Member) 2013
J. David Kriet, MD (Fellow Member) 2014
Richard E. Davis, MD (Board Member) 2014
Vito Quatela, MD (Past Pres.) 2015
Jonathan M. Sykes, MD, (Past Pres.) 2015

Donn R. Chatham, MD (Past Pres.) 2015
William E. Silver, MD (Fellow Member) 2015
Andrew A. Jacono, MD (PI Committee Chair) 2015
Andrew Winkler, MD (Young Physician Chair) 2015
Mark Hamilton, MD (Credentials Chair) 2015
Steve Duffy, staff liaison

MEMBERSHIP/RESIDENCY RELATIONS COMMITTEE

Reviews new members and retention statistics and makes recommendations to the Academy Board of Directors regarding membership goals; reviews membership promotions program, including international membership; and makes suggestions to staff and Board of Directors as appropriate.

Maintains continuing communication with residency training directors and facial plastic contacts; encourages teaching of facial plastic surgery in residency programs; recommends to the Foundation Board of Directors videotapes that should be offered to residency programs at a discount; and promotes Academy membership and benefits to residents.

Robert J. Chiu, MD, Cahir, 2015
Stephen A. Goldstein, MD, Sr. Advisor
Eugene L. Alford, MD, Sr. Advisor
Craig L. Cupp, MD, Sr. Advisor
Sumit Bapna, MD, 2013
Michael G. Brandt, MD, 2013
Randolph B. Capone, MD, 2013
Mark A. Clymer, MD, 2013
Fred G. Fedok, MD, 2013
Matthew A. Kienstra, MD, 2013
William D. Losquadro, MD, 2013
Maureen A. Muecke, MD, 2013
Nima Shemirani, MD, 2013
David W. Stepnick, MD, 2013

Andrew A. Winkler, MD, 2013
Haresh Yalamanchili, MD, 2013
Jeffrey J. Joseph, MD, 2014
Kate McCarn, MD, 2014
Scott Stephan, MD, 2014
Babak Azizzadeh, MD, 2015
John B. Bitner, MD, 2015
Jason Bloom, MD, 2015
Jeffrey S. Chien, MD, 2015
Robert Mounsey, MD, 2015
William O’mara, MD, 2015
Alipasha Rassouli, MD, 2015
Amar Suryadevara, MD, 2015
Maria Atkins, staff liaison

MULTIMEDIA COMMITTEE

Electronic Media Subcommittee. Makes recommendations to the Academy Board of Directors regarding future topics for the John Dickinson Memorial Library, and videotapes that should be withdrawn; identifies and helps solicit commercial support for the development of videotapes; may make recommendations to the Academy Board of Directors concerning the development of audiovisual materials for instructional or marketing purposes; reviews the use of the Learning Center and may make recommendations regarding its staffing, equipment, refurbishing, and funding. Recommendations are forwarded from the Academy Board to the Foundation Board.

Editorial Review Subcommittee. Reviews and approves storylines and timelines in advance for both Facial Plastic Times and Facial Plastic Surgery Today; reviews copy for Facial Plastic Surgery Today to ensure content accuracy.

Publications Subcommittee. Reviews and suggests updating of patient brochures, as well as new titles; recommends editorial policy for Facial Plastic Times and Facial Plastic Surgery Today; oversees direction of Academy’s pages in the Archives of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery; and oversees publication of other printed communications as directed by Academy Board of Directors.

Worldwide Web Subcommittee. Reviews all matters related to the structure and content of the AAFPRS Web site. Recommends to the Board of Directors policies to govern this communications and public information medium.

(GVP for Public and Regulatory Affairs)

Stuart H. Bentkover, MD, Admin. Chair

MULTIMEDIA COMMITTEE

Edwin F. Williams, III, MD (GVP for Public and Reg. Affairs) 2014
Tom D. Wang, MD (Past Pres.) 2013
Edward H. Farrior, MD (Pres.-elect) 2014

Fred G. Fedok, MD (GVP for Education) 2015
Robert Chiu, MD (Membership Chair) 2015
J. Randall Jordan, MD (Publications Chair) 2015
David Reiter, MD, DMD (Medical Editor)
Rita Chua Magness, staff liaison

MULTIMEDIA COMMITTEE

(ELECTRONIC MEDIA SUBCOM.)
Louis M. DeJoseph, MD, Chair, 2013
Jon Mendelsohn, MD, Sr. Advisor
Jen Y. Chow, MD, 2013
Natalie Higgins, MD, 2013
Thomas T. Le, MD, 2013
Amit B. Patel, MD, 2013
Michael E. Villano, MD, 2013
Mark M. Beaty, MD, 2014
Robert W. Brobst, MD, 2014

Gregory E. Davis, MD, 2014
Anna Hsu, MD, 2014
William D. Losquadro, MD, 2014
Umang Mehta, MD, 2014
Babak Azizzadeh, MD, 2015
Sumit Bapna, MD, 2015
Anthony Bared, MD, 2015
Robert Mounsey, MD, 2015
Rita Chua Magness, staff liaison

MULTIMEDIA COMMITTEE (PUBLICATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE)

J. Randall Jordan, MD, Chair, 2015
Terry L. Donat, MD, Sr. Advisor
Richard D. Gentile, MD, Sr. Advisor
Jim E. Gilmore, MD, Sr. Advisor
Scott A. Tatum, MD, Sr. Advisor
Ivan Wayne, MD, 2013

Brian Downs, MD, 2014
Grant S. Hamilton, MD, 2014
Raffi Der Sarkissian, MD, 2014
Emre Vural, MD, 2015
Rita Chua Magness, staff liaison

MULTIMEDIA COMMITTEE (WORLD WIDE WEB SUBCOMMITTEE)

Sam M. Lam, MD, Chair, 2015
Andrew C. Campbell, MD, Sr. Advisor
Philip J. Miller, MD, Sr. Advisor
Jen Y. Chow, MD, 2013
Deirdre S. Leake, MD, 2013
David Reiter, MD, DMD, 2013
Prabhat K. Bhama, MD, 2014
Robert W. Brobst, MD, 2014

Houtan Chaboki, MD, 2014
Umang Mehta, MD, 2014
James M. Ridgway, MD, 2014
Konstantin Tarashansky, MD, 2014
Albert J. Fox, MD, 2015
Richard W. Westreich, MD, 2015
Rita Chua Magness, staff liaison

NOMINATING COMMITTEE

Nominates two persons each year for each position vacant on the Nominating Committee. It must nominate at least two candidates for all other vacant positions.

Tom D. Wang, MD, Chair, 2013
Edward E. Farrior, MD, 2013
Peter A. Hilger, MD, 2013
Craig S. Murakami, MD, 2013
Sam P. Most, 2013
David A. Sherris, MD, 2013
Richard E. Davis, MD, 2014

J. David Kriet, MD, 2014
Harvey Strecker, MD, 2014
Vito C. Quatela, MD, 2015
Daniel E. Rousso, MD, 2015
Jonathan M. Sykes, MD, 2015
Steve Duffy, staff liaison

PAST PRESIDENTS COUNCIL

Functions as an advisory body to the Academy President, may be asked to advise the Academy’s Ethics Committee, and collects materials for Academy archives.

PATIENT SAFETY, QUALITY IMPROVEMENT AND ACCREDITATION COMMITTEE

Amir Moradi, MD, Chair, 2013
Gerald G. Edds, MD, Sr. Advisor
Neil A. Gordon, MD, Sr. Advisor
Stephen S. Smith, MD, 2013
Scott K. Thompson, MD, 2013
Roger A. Allcroft, MD, 2014
Farhad Ardeshirpour, MD, 2014
Amita A. Bagal, MD, 2014
Eric J. Dobratz, MD, 2014

Todd C. Hobgood, MD, 2014
Stewart C. Little, MD, 2014
James M. Pearson, MD, 2014
Nima Shemirani, MD, 2014
Konstantin Tarashansky, MD, 2014
Michael J. Brenner, MD, 2015
Robert J. Chiu, MD, 2015
Angela Strum-O’Brien, MD, 2015
Steve Duffy, staff liaison

PUBLIC INFORMATION COMMITTEE

Develops overall strategy for public information programs, including FPSIS, for approval by Academy Board of Directors; recommends programs and budget for public information activities to Board of Directors; and establishes a reciprocal liaison with AAO-HNS Public Information Committee.

Andrew A. Jacono, MD, Chair, 2015
Paul S. Nassif, MD, Sr. Advisor
Mark M. Beaty, MD, Sr. Advisor
Ronald J. Caniglia, MD, Sr. Advisor
Mark A. Clymer, MD, 2013
Deirdre S. Leake, MD, 2013
Gregory W. Pippin, MD, 2013
Nima Shemirani, MD, 2013
Kenneth C.Y. Yu, MD, 2013
Anurag Agarwal, MD, 2014
Stuart H. Bentkover, MD, 2014
Andrew Burchard, MD, 2014
Perrin Clark, MD, 2014
Omar F. Husein, MD, 2014
Jeffrey J. Joseph, MD, 2014
Lee Anne Klausner, MD, 2014
William Numa, MD, 2014
Krishna G. Patel, MD, 2014

Jeffrey D. Rawnsley, MD, 2014
Benjamin Saltman, MD, 2014
Taha Z. Shipchandler, MD, 2014
Davud Sirjani, MD, 2014
Sarmela Sunder, MD, 2014
William E. Walsh, MD, 2014
Scott A. Chaiet, MD, 2015
Edward S. Kwak, MD, 2015
David Lieberman, MD, 2015
James Marotta, MD, 2015
Maureen Muecke, MD, 2015
Paul Presti, MD, 2015
Michael Somenek, MD, 2015
Sandeep D. Sule, MD, 2015
Michelle Yagoda, MD, 2015
Rita Chua Magness, staff liaison

REGULATORY AND SOCIOECONOMIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

Monitors medical-related activities of federal and state legislatures and state boards of medicine, and socioeconomic developments at all levels that affect facial plastic surgeons and, as appropriate, recommends action(s) to the Academy Board of Directors; recommends presentations and topics to program chairmen and to publications committee; maintains liaison with appropriate AAO-HNS committee(s) as well as with committees of other organizations; works to build stronger alliances with other specialty groups in support of mutual goals; makes recommendations to the appropriate education committee regarding inter-specialty programs; and provides guidelines and suggests policies for issues related to all aspects of a facial plastic surgery practice.

Edward D. Buckingham, MD, Chair, 2015
Roger C. Allcroft, MD, Sr. Advisor
Ross A. Clevens, MD, Sr. Advisor
Mark J. Glasgold, MD, Sr. Advisor
David Reiter, MD, DMD, Sr. Advisor
Sam P. Most, MD (Ex-Officio, West Region), 2013
David A. Sherris, MD (Ex-Officio, East Region), 2013
Richard E. Davis, MD (Ex-Officio, South Region), 2014
J. David Kriet, MD (Ex-Officio, Midwest Region), 2014
Harvey Strecker, MD (Ex-Officio, Canada Region), 2014
Mark A. Clymer, MD, 2013
Stephen S. Smith, MD, 2013
Ivan Wayne, MD, 2013
Benjamin W. Cilento, MD, 2014
Robert DeFatta, MD, 2014

Todd C. Hobgood, MD, 2014
Andrea Jarchow, MD, 2014
Keith A. Marcus, MD, 2014
Giancarlo F. Zuliani, MD, 2014
Andrew C. Campbell, MD, 2015
Scott Chaiet, MD, 2015
Robert J. Chiu, MD, 2015
J. David Holcomb, MD, 2015
Phillip R. Langsdon, MD, 2015
Jason Meier, MD, 2015
William O’mara , MD, 2015
Evan Ransom, MD 2015
Seth A. Yellin, MD, 2015
Steve Duffy, staff liaison

WOMEN IN FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY COMMITTEE

Provides support to female members; recruits and encourages women to pursue careers in facial plastic surgery; and encourages participation by our female members in research, education, and leadership roles in the AAFPRS and the medical community. An annual luncheon with distinguished speaker takes place at the Fall Meeting.

Sydney Butts, MD, Chair, 2013
Theda C. Kontis, MD, Sr. Advisor
Deborah Watson, MD, Sr. Advisor
Donna J. Millay, MD, Sr. Advisor
Laura Hetzler, MD, 2013
Lily P. Love, MD, 2013
Krishna G. Patel, MD, 2013
Kristin K. Egan, MD, 2014
Jill L. Hessler, MD, 2014
Lisa Ishii, MD, 2014
Robin W. Lindsay, MD, 2014

Kate McCarn, MD, 2014
Shari D. Reitzen, MD, 2014
Sarmela Sunder, MD 2014
Catherine P. Winslow, MD, 2014
Rebecca Freioli, MD, 2015
Kimberley Lee, MD, 2015
Angela Strum-O’Brien, MD, 2015
Eunice Parker, MD, 2015
Michelle Yagoda, MD, 2015
Ann H. Jenne, staff liaison

YOUNG PHYSICIANS COMMITTEE

Provides a vehicle to formulate and present to the Board matters of concern to young physicians; serves as mentors to their peers and helps increase the visibility of those issues; and enhances the educational experience for young facial plastic and reconstructive surgeons as it relates to their training and expertise.

Andrew Winkler, MD, Chair, 2015
Matthew A. Kienstra, MD, Sr. Advisor
Paul S. Nassif, MD, Sr. Advisor
David A. Sherris, MD, Sr. Advisor
Grant S. Hamilton, MD, Ex-officio,
YP Board Member, 2014
Michael Brandt, MD, 2013
Jen Y. Chow, MD, 2013
Jared Christophel, MD, 2013
Jaimie DeRosa, MD, 2013
Alex S. Donath, MD, 2013
Laura Hetzler, MD, 2013
Paul L. Leong, MD, 2013
William D. Losquadro, MD, 2013
Joshua D. Rosenberg, MD, 2013
Christopher R. Savage, MD, 2013
Taha Shipchandler, MD, 2013
James R. Tate, MD, 2013
Andrew A. Winkler, MD, 2013
Haresh Yalamanchili, MD, 2013
Robert W. Brobst, MD, 2014
Andrew Burchard, MD, 2014
Perrin Clark, MD, 2014
Payam Daneshrad, MD, 2014
Jason Hamilton, MD, 2014
Doug Henstrom, MD, 2014
Jill L. Hessler, MD, 2014
Paul K. Holden, MD, 2014
Clinton D. Humphrey, MD, 2014
Sanjay P. Keni, MD, 2014

William A. Kennedy, MD, 2014
Robin W. Lindsay, MD, 2014
Stacie D. McClane, MD, 2014
Ritvik P. Mehta, MD, 2014
Sachin S. Parikh, MD, 2014
Sunny S. Park, MD, 2014
Krishna G. Patel, MD, 2014
James M. Pearson, MD, 2014
James M. Ridgway, MD, 2014
Ali Sepehr, MD, 2014
P. Daniel Ward, MD, 2014
Sirius K. Yoo, MD, 2014
Hootan Zandifar, MD, 2014
Sumit Bapna, MD, 2015
Anthony Bared, MD, 2015
Garrett H. Bennett, MD, 2015
John B. Bitner, MD, 2015
Jason Bloom, MD, 2015
Harley S. Dresner, MD, 2015
Rebecca Freioli, MD, 2015
Jewel Greywoode, MD, 2015
Tang Ho, MD, 2015
Lamont Jones, MD, 2015
George T. Moynihan, MD, 2015
Eunice Parker, MD, 2015
Shepherd G. Pryor, MD, 2015
Alipasha Rassouli, MD, 2015
Michael Somenek, MD, 2015
Richard W. Westreich, MD, 2015
Steve Duffy, staff liaison