Dr. Harmych is on staff at Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital. He is board-certified in facial plastic surgery by the American Board of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery. He earned his M.D. from Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine in 2007. Graduating in the top of his class, he was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society (ΑΩΑ), the only nationally recognized honor society and highest honor for which a medical student is eligible. Dr. Harmych completed a 5-year residency at UC Health's University of Cincinnati Medical Center in Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, a program consistently ranked by U.S. News as one of the top programs in the country. Dr. Harmych completed his American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) fellowship in Cincinnati at the Mangat-Kuy-Holzapfel Plastic Surgery Center under Devinder Mangat M.D., F.A.C.S., a pioneer in the field of facial plastic surgery. Dr. Harmych donates his time in Belize treating children and adults with face and neck deformities. He also provides medical and surgical care to underserved communities.
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A Patient-Centered Practice
Harmych Facial Plastic Surgery was founded on the core values of people, integrity and excellence. As a patient-centered practice, the practice was designed with the patient experience in mind. Dr. Harmych goes to great lengths to make patients feel comfortable and at ease. He also believes in educating his patients to ensure they are able to make informed decisions.
Patients of Dr. Harmych are not merely treated as patients but like members of a family.
Dr. Harmych's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery
Board certified in Otolaryngology
No sanctions found
No board actions found
Facial Plastic Surgery
Ear, Nose, and Throat
Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
Why It Matters: Dr. Harmych's Board Certifications
Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the United States.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Head and Neck Cancer
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
Vocal Cord Polyp
Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
Complex Revision Rhinoplasty
Cosmetic Botox® Injection
Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
Cosmetic Facial Implant Surgery
Cosmetic Facial Surgery
Cosmetic Laser Surgery
Cosmetic Neck Surgery
Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
Facial Contour Alteration
Facial Implant Surgery
Fat Grafting to the Face
Head and Neck Reconstruction Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
Plastic Surgery, Facial
Primary Cosmetic Rhinoplasty
Skin Cancer Removal
Skin Cancer Surgery With Reconstruction
Skin Lesion Biopsy
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If your doctor has a malpractice claim, evaluate the information and determine if the action could potentially impact the quality of care you receive. Claim settlements and arbitration awards may occur for a variety of reasons, which should not necessarily reflect negatively on the doctor's professional competence or conduct. You may want to use this information to start a discussion with the doctor about his or her history and specific ability to provide healthcare for you.
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No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
What is a sanction or disciplinary action?
A sanction, also known as a disciplinary action, is an action taken to punish or restrict a doctor who has demonstrated professional misconduct. Sanctions may be imposed by a state medical board, professional medical licensing organization, or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
If my doctor has sanction history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a sanction, it does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor-quality doctor. Some sanctions are not related to medical care, and involve a doctor’s finances or administrative activities. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, we recommend that you evaluate the doctor’s sanction information and determine how severe or relevant you think the sanction cause and action were.
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Healthgrades reports state and federal sanctions from the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect sanction history?
Healthgrades collects sanction history from all 50 U.S. states. Physicians with a disciplinary action in one state may move to another state where they have a clean record. Since Healthgrades painstakingly compiles disciplinary action information from all 50 states, Healthgrades website will show if a physician has a disciplinary action in more than one state.
0 Board Actions
No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
What are board actions?
Board actions are non-disciplinary actions imposed upon a doctor based on a complaint investigation. A patient or medical colleague may file a complaint with that state medical board or professional licensing organization, which then investigates the complaint. Board actions are intended to ensure that a doctor is able to perform safe medical and health care tasks.
Types of non-disciplinary actions include an advisory letter, a corrective action agreement, a limitation or restriction on the medical or healthcare tasks a doctor can perform, or a voluntary agreement by the doctor not to practice. A board action can also include a termination of a corrective action agreement or voluntary agreement, which allows the doctor to return to full practice.
If my doctor has a board action, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a board action, it means he or she has had a non-disciplinary action imposed upon him or her. It does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor quality doctor. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, evaluate the doctor's board action information and determine how severe or relevant you think the cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades non-disciplinary board action history go?
Healthgrades reports non-disciplinary board action history from for the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect non-disciplinary board actions?
Healthgrades collects non-disciplinary board actions from all 50 U.S. states.
University Of Toledo
Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
Wright State Univ Sch Of Med
Medical School | Graduated 2007
University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine The University Hospital
Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine The University Hospital
Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
American Academy Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
Dr. Harmych has no media or publications listed.
Awards & Recognition
What is a recognized doctor?
Healthgrades Recognized Doctor designation identifies leading doctors who:
Are board certified.
Have not had their license surrendered or revoked since Healthgrades started collecting data in 2000.
Have no malpractice judgments, adverse arbitration awards, or monetary settlements for the last five years in the states in which Healthgrades can collect malpractice data.
Are free of state or federal disciplinary actions (sanctions) for the last five years.
Healthgrades updates the Recognized Doctor list quarterly based on board certification data. Healthgrades also receives sanction and malpractice data throughout the year, depending on how frequently the state medical boards release updates.
We remove a newly sanctioned doctor from the Recognized Doctor list as soon as we receive the information. However, it is important to note that malpractice information is publically available in only 14 states.
Memberships & Professional Affiliations
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