Meet Dr. Paik
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Meet Dr. Paik

At Midwest Facial Plastic Surgery, Young S. Paik, MD specializes exclusively in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery in the Evansville, Indiana area. Dr. Paik is a double board-certified and fellowship-trained facial plastic surgeon. He also provides comprehensive non-surgical facial rejuvenation procedures and offers skin care and rehabilitation treatments for his patients.

Dr. Paik was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. He attended Vanderbilt University and completed his undergraduate degree in Neuroscience. He then pursued a career in medicine and received his medical degree at the University of Missouri School of Medicine. He continued his training in Head and Neck Surgery by completing an Otolaryngology residency at the University of Missouri. After residency training, he decided to further specialize and dedicate his training by completing a highly competitive American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) fellowship under the tutelage of Dr. Keith LaFerriere, an internationally recognized leader in the field of facial plastic surgery, in Springfield, Missouri. During this fellowship, Dr. Paik received advanced cosmetic and reconstructive training specializing specifically in the face and neck.

Dr. Paik has published several articles in the field of facial plastic surgery and head and neck surgery. He has presented his research at national meetings and local organizations. He is involved in humanitarian work and has traveled to Kijabe, Kenya to perform cleft lip and palate surgery. During his free time, Dr. Paik enjoys fly-fishing, running, traveling, and spending time with his family and friends. And, he is thankful for the friendliness of the Evansville community.






Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Mercy Facial Plastic Surgery and University of Missouri
Drs. Keith A. LaFerriere and Gregory J. Renner

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Residency
University of Missouri Hospitals and Clinics; Columbia, Missouri

General Surgery Internship
University of Missouri Hospitals and ClinicsUniversity of Missouri Hospitals and Clinics; Columbia, Missouri

Doctor of Medicine
University of Missouri School of MedicineUniversity of Missouri School of Medicine; Columbia, Missouri

Bachelor of Arts, Neuroscience
Vanderbilt University; Nashville, Tennessee
Magna Cum Laude

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
American Academy of Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery
American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

IndianaAmeican Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Board CertifiedAmerican Board of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
American Board of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
at Indiana University School of Medicine


  • Acknowledgement for contribution to:
    LaFerriere KA; Extended Superficial Musculoaponeurotic System (SMAS) Face-Lift and Corset Platysmaplasty; pp 106-118; In Master Techniques in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery: Facial Plastic Surgery; Wolters Kluwer; Philadelphia, PA; 2018; Myers EN ed.; 1st edition.
  • LaFerriere KA, Paik YS. Complete Corset Platysmaplasty: Evolution of Addressing the Aging Neck. Facial Plast Surg. 2014. Vol 30(4):431-7.
  • Paik YS, Lollar KW, Chang CW. Iatrogenic subcutaneous emphysema after dental treatment. Ear Nose Throat J. 2014. Vol 93(2):E14-6.
  • LaFerriere KA, Paik YS. Open and closed, or endoscopic, brow-lifts revisited. JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2013. Vol 15(3):238-40.
  • Paik YS, Renner GJ, Rice GM, Liess BD. “Double-Doyle” Intranasal Airway Splint Technique. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012. Vol 146(4):560-1.
  • Paik YS. World Medical Mission/Samaritan’s Purse Cleft-Lip Mission to Kijabe, Kenya. The Bulletin. 2011. Vol 30(8): (ISSN 0731-8359)
  • Paik YS, Liess BD. Chondroid Syringoma of the Scalp: case report and discussion of clinical features, histopathology, and treatment. Ear Nose Throat J. 2011. Vol 90(4):190-1.
  • Paik YS, Chang CW. Stahl’s Ear Deformity Associated with Finlay-Marks Syndrome. Facial Plastic Surgery Clinic. Ear Nose Throat J. 2010. Vol 89(6):256-7.
  • Paik YS, Liess BD, Scheidt T, Ingram E, Zitsch RP III. Extranodal nasal type natural killer/T cell lymphoma masquerading as recalcitrant sinusitis. Head and Neck. 2010. Vol 32(2):268-73.
  • Paik Y, Dahl M, Calhoun K. Update: The Role of FoxP3 in Allergic Disease. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2008. Vol 16(3):275-9.
  • Liess BD, Paik YS, Zitsch RP III. Radiology Quiz Case 2. Diagnosis: Lingual Thyroid. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007. Vol 133(8):835, 837-8. 
  • Watanabe K, Paik Y, Blake R. Preserved Gain Control for Luminance Contrast During Binocular Rivalry Suppression. Vision Res. 2004. Vol 44(26):3065-71. 
  • Acknowledgment for contribution to:
    Liess BD, Templer JW. NK-Cell Lymphomas of the Head and Neck. Emedicine. Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery. 7/10/09.



  • Paik YS, Johnson BT, Chang CW. Variability in Analysis of Nasal Tip Projection using Three Different Methods Compared to the Public Opinion. 4/18/12-4/19/12. Poster Presentation at Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meeting. San Diego, CA.
  • Paik YS, Renner GJ. “Double-Doyle” Intranasal Airway Splint Technique. 9/13/11. Oral Presentation at American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA. 
  • Paik YS, Jorgensen JB. Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Arising from a Mature Teratoma in a Cryptorchid Testis. 4/8/11. Oral Case Presentation at Midwest Head and Neck Cancer Consortium. Minneapolis, MN.
  • Paik YS, Showmaker JA, Gov-Ari E, Chang CW. Patient Satisfaction and Anxiety with Informed Consent for Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy Delivered through Informational Video compared to the Traditional Physician Interview. 8/26/10-8/29/10. Poster Presentation at American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting. Boston, MA.
  • Liess BD, Paik YS, Harbison J, Calhoun KH. Allergy Skin Testing in the Geriatric Population. Poster Presentation at MU Research Day. University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine. 11/6/08. 2nd Place in Category II Clinical (Graduate students, Post-doctoral Fellows, and Residents).
  • Paik YS, Calhoun KH. FoxP3 Gene Expression in Nasal Secretions of Patients with Allergic Rhinitis. 4/19/2008. Oral Presentation at Missouri Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. St. Louis, MO.



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