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Plastic Surgery in Indianapolis

Plastic Surgeon Barry L. Eppley, MD, DMD

Certified; American Board of Plastic Surgery

Certified, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Dr. Barry L. Eppley is one of 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 certified in the specialties of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as well as Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. This background brings a diverse experience and perspective to the requirements needed for facial plastic, craniofacial and maxillofacial, and cosmetic body contouring surgeries.

Dr. Eppley is a former member of University Plastic Surgeons one of the largest plastic surgery groups in the midwest, which is based on the campus of Indiana University in Indianapolis (IUPUI). He was a full-time faculty member of the Medical School where he had achieved the distinguished status of full Professor of Plastic Surgery. He was one of the principal plastic surgeons in the Craniofacial and Cleft Program at Riley Hospital for Children, where he performed thousands of surgeries for the correction of traumatic and congenital facial deformities. He left the University in 2006 to pursue private cosmetic surgery practice as well as to develop the Eppley Lifestyle Spa, a hospital-based medical spa concept.

Dr. 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 240 journal articles and 30 book chapters. He has co-authored a large textbook entitled ‘Maxillofacial Trauma and Esthetic Reconstruction’ which deals with the management of facial injuries and their primary and secondary reconstruction. 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.

Dr. Eppley and his business partner, Andrea Bradley-Stutz, founded the Eppley Lifestyle Spa concept in 2003 as a new synergy of healing spa methods and anti-aging strategies. The Eppley Lifestyle Spa at Clarian West opened for business in December, 2004 and Eppley Lifestyle Spa at Clarian North followed in January of 2006.

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