He is both a licensed physician and dentist and double board-certified in two surgical specialties, the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Prior to private practice, Dr. Eppley was a full tenured Professor of Plastic Surgery at the Indiana University Medical Center for 17 years. Dr. Eppley has extensive experience in the investigation and development of numerous technologic advances in plastic surgery. He has been awarded nine U.S. and international patents on biomedical technologies. His publications include over 250 journal articles and 35 book chapters. He has also authored two textbooks and three consumer books on plastic surgery. He contributes daily to exploreplasticsurgery.com, an educational blog containing over 5k articles exclusively dedicated to plastic surgery.
Dr. Eppley's private practice consists of patients who travel from all over the United States and more than 67 countries to receive expert advice. He is considered the world's foremost authority in the field of custom facial and body implants.