Dr. Patrick J. Byrne


Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon & Rhinoplasty Specialist


  • American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • American Board of Otolaryngology
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
  • American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association
  • Johns Hopkins Miller Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence
  • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery
  • University of California, San Diego

Dr. Patrick Byrne has an international reputation for excellence in aesthetic and functional rhinoplasty surgery. He travels the world performing nasal surgery for a great variety of people, even royals. His clientele of rhinoplasty patients extends far beyond Baltimore, as he draws a patients from across the northeast, DC, western US, and even Europe and the Middle East. Dr. Byrne has been named Top Doc by Baltimore Magazine for Facial Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Byrne completed medical school at the University of California, San Diego, and an internship in General Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco. He completed a five year residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of California, San Diego and trained under several nationally recognized leaders in Facial Plastic Surgery, gaining expertise in facial cosmetic surgery, rhinoplasty, and reconstruction. Dr. Byrne was awarded a prestigious fellowship position in the highly competitive Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship program administered by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS).

Dr. Byrne is the Director of the Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institution, ranked #1 in the country by US News and World Report.  He is also a Full Professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, the first Facial Plastic Surgeon in the history of Johns Hopkins to achieve that honor. In addition, he was elected to the prestigious Johns Hopkins Miller Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence.

Dr. Byrne is renowned for his personable approach to patient relationships. He upholds the highest ethical and moral standard, focuses on open communication and is committed to working with patients to help them improve their appearance and confidence.

Dr. Byrne is a highly sought after lecturer and teacher across the world. He is the principle and senior author of dozens of journal articles and textbook chapters on topics within facial plastic surgery and has a specific research interest in the treatment of nasal reconstruction and facial paralysis. In addition, Dr. Byrne is very involved in international humanitarian work. He has been featured for his expertise on local and national stories on CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360, ABC News, CBS News, Canadian Broadcasting, and a variety of print media including Forbes, Reuters, AP, UPI and others.

Dr. Byrne is certified to perform Facial Plastic Surgery by both the American Board of Otolaryngology, and the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the American College of Surgeons, the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and the American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association. Dr. Byrne is the co-Director of the Greater Baltimore Cleft Lip and Palate Team of GBMC.