Ilya Tsiklin was born in Moscow, Russian Federation, in 1978. He graduated from Dental and Medical schools at the Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry in 2001 and 2007, respectively. After graduation from the Dental school, he attended the two-year residence program in Oral Surgery. The General Surgery internship and the advanced course in Maxillofacial Surgery and Reconstructive Microsurgery followed the Medical School graduate program. Ilya completed the thesis and obtained his PhD degree in 2007. With around 20 years of clinical and research experience in oral and maxillofacial surgery, he has been acting as a maxillofacial surgeon and a research scientist. His clinical career predominantly focuses on facial trauma, post-traumatic deformities, tumors, facial paralysis, and reconstruction. Ilya attended various educational events and scientific conferences in Russia, Europe, and the US. His research interests include orbital reconstruction, bone graft prefabrication, and tissue engineering. Ilya received multiple awards during his career and published more than 30 research papers.