Welcome New Directors


The American Board of Plastic Surgery is pleased to introduce three new directors who joined the Board in May 2020. All ABPS directors (non-public members) are currently certified by the ABPS and meeting requirements of the Continuous Certification program. They will each serve a six-year term. All directors of the Board serve voluntarily and without remuneration.



Alderman Amy Small For Web Amy K. Alderman, M.D.

  Alpharetta, GA


 Dr. Alderman attended medical school at the University of Alabama-Birmingham School of Medicine and completed the integrated plastic surgery   residency program at the University of Michigan School of Medicine. She completed the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program and   received a Master of Public Health in Health Management from the University of Michigan. Dr. Alderman has served as Vice-President and   Treasurer of the Georgia Society of Plastic Surgeons, ASPS Board member for the National Accreditation Program for Breast Cancer and Aesthetica Co-Chair. Dr. Alderman was certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery in 2005 and maintains a private practice in Alpharetta, GA.



 Armstrong Small For Web Milton B. Armstrong, M.D. 

  Charleston, SC


 Dr. Armstrong is Professor of Surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina and also serves as Program Director for the plastic surgery   independent residency program. Dr. Armstrong serves on the Board of Directors for AAHS, the Nominating and Diversity Committees for ASPS and the   Trauma and Diversity Committees for ASSH. Dr. Armstrong attended medical school at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. He then   completed the plastic surgery integrated residency program at Tulane University School of Medicine followed by fellowship training in hand surgery at Baylor College of Medicine/St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital program. Dr. Armstrong was certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery in 1993, the Subspecialty of Hand Surgery in 1994 with recertification in 2004 and 2014.



 Papay Francis Small For WebFrancis A. Papay, M.D.

 Cleveland, OH


 Dr. Papay is Chairman of the Dermatology and Plastic Surgery Institute at Cleveland Clinic. He is Professor of Surgery at Case Western Reserve   University Lerner School of Medicine and Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the Lerner Research Institute. Dr. Papay also serves as Director   of the Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery Fellowship and is Head of Craniomaxillofacial Surgery at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Papay is Treasurer   of the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons, past Chairman of the Ethics Committee of ASPS and past President of the American Association of Pediatric Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Papay attended medical school at Northeast Ohio Medical University. He then completed otolaryngology head and neck surgery and plastic surgery residencies at Cleveland Clinic followed by a Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery fellowship at Primary Children's Hospital at the University of Utah. Dr. Papay was certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology in 1984 and the American Board of Plastic Surgery in 1994.