Cleveland Clinic has appointed Patrick J. Byrne, MD, MBA, as Chair of the Head & Neck Institute. Dr. Byrne joins Cleveland Clinic from The Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he served as Director of the Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery. He also was Professor of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Dermatology, and Biomedical Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Director of the Johns Hopkins Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship program; and Co-Director of the Johns Hopkins Face Transplant Team.
Dr. Byrne specializes in complex reconstructive surgery of the face, head, and neck. His clinical and research interests focus on facial deformities, skin cancer surgery and reconstruction, facial aesthetic surgery, and facial reanimation.