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The Ethics of Facial Transplants

Coverage from the 2009 Medical Communications Conference

Frank A. Papay, MD, FACS, FAAP, Chairman of the Dermatology and Plastic Surgery Institute, Cleveland Clinic, discusses the face transplant carried out at the Cleveland Clinic, and the ethics surrounding such procedures, as well as new surgical techniques in development.

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Frank Papay

References and Resources
Johnson SE, Corsten MJ.Facial transplantation in a new era: what are the ethical implications? Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009 May 5

Dr. Brunton has disclosed the following:
Salary: Cleveland Clinic
Royalty: Cleveland Clinic
Receipt of Intellectual Property Rights/Patent Holder: Yes
Consulting Fees: ATI

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