Othon Papadopoulos, MD, PhD, is Emeritus Professor of Plastic Surgery at the Medical School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (UOA). Dr. Papadopoulos graduated from the Medical School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (UOA) in 1972 and went on to complete Certification in General Surgery in 1977. Then he moved to Paris for training in Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery, and Maxillofacial Surgery (French Board Certified in 1980). After one-year fellowship training in Reconstructive Microsurgery in Melbourne, he returned to Greece, where his positions included Director of the Plastic Surgery Unit at the “A.Syngros” Dermatological Hospital and Consultant in Laiko General Hospital in Athens. Dr. Papadopoulos was appointed Full Professor of Plastic Surgery in the School of Medicine of Athens University in 2010 and held this position until his retirement in 2015. He was also primary training supervisor in the Hellenic Society of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (HESPRAS). He is a founding member of the Hellenic Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery and was also a EURAPS (European Association of Plastic Surgeons) Council Member and local host of the EURAPS meeting in 2011. He is the author of two books, one of which received an award from the Academy of Sciences of Athens, as well as nine book chapters and more than 130 publications in international peer-reviewed journals.