Prof. Dr. Fazil Apaydin is working as a professor at the Department of Otorhinolaryngology of Ege University in Izmir, Turkey. His subspecialty is facial plastic surgery and he is the head of Division of facial plastic surgery since 1999. He passed the board exam of the International Federation of Facial Plastic Surgery Societies in 2007 to become a European board certified in facial plastic surgery. He is the immediate past president of the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery which is the biggest society on facial plastic surgery in Europe since 1977. He is the UEMS representative of the academy in the UEMS-ENT committee. He is the executive board member of the Turkish Society of Facial Plastic Surgery. He is the executive board member of the International Board Certification and European Board Certification of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is the treasurer of the International Federation of Facial Plastic Surgery Societies. He has been lecturing, teaching and operating on facial plastic surgery procedures within the last 20 years all over the world.