William P. Adams
Yoav Barnea, MD Dr. Barnea is a specialist in plastic and reconstructive surgery and the head of the breast reconstruction unit at the Tel-Aviv Medical Center in Israel. He is the past secretary of the Israel society of plastic and aesthetic surgery. He graduated medical school at Tel Aviv University and served in the army as chief physician of the airborne infantry brigade and commander of the medical officers’ course in the military school of medicine. He completed his residency in plastic surgery at the Tel Aviv Medical Center, followed by a fellowship in microsurgical oncological reconstruction at MD Anderson, Houston, Texas. There he developed a specialization in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of the breast, including microvascular breast reconstruction. Currently Dr. Barnea performs various types of breast surgeries, both aesthetic and reconstruction, and works in the breast health center, as part of the multidisciplinary breast team. He is involved in new medical technologies and start-ups, and serves as a medical advisor and consultant. He published scientific papers and book chapters on these subjects, both clinical research and basic science. He volunteers for the Israel Cancer Association and serves on the board of Bracha foundation, a non-profit organization for BRCA gene mutation carriers. Dr. Barnea is invited as faculty or visiting professor to numerous international plastic surgery and breast meetings.
Dr Ardeshir Bayat, MBBS PhD is a clinician scientist, a principal investigator and an associate professor at the University of Manchester, UK. He is considered an international expert on the subject of breast implant surfaces, and breast capsular contracture formation; having published extensively in this subject area. His group have created and patented novel biomimetic implant surfaces, developed models for better understanding of capsular fibrosis, identified biomarkers by examining the genomic/proteomic profiles of breast capsules and evaluated novel targets for modulation of capsular fibrosis and implant surface coating. He is regularly an invited speaker at national and international scientific/clinical conferences (in excess of 450 personal and supervised presentations given to date with 21 young investigator nominations for his team). He has published extensively (H index 46) in peer-reviewed journals (409 publications including papers, published abstracts and book chapters). He is a grant reviewer for many research councils and currently sits on the editorial boards of several journals. His laboratory has an independent capacity in carrying out molecular, cellular, histological, genetic and protein research in tissue biology and bioengineering utilizing state of the art equipment. His research thrives upon the multidisciplinary and interactive research environment that currently exists, which allows translation of basic science research to major therapeutic developments that will have direct impact and specific utilization in clinical practice.
Dr. Calobrace completed residencies in both General Surgery and Plastic Surgery at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. He completed a cosmetic/breast surgery fellowship with Dr. G. Patrick Maxwell and began practice in Louisville, Kentucky in 1997. He has dual clinical faculty appointments with the Departments of Plastic Surgery at the University of Louisville and the University of Kentucky and received teaching honors in 2007, 2011, 2014, 2015 and 2016. Dr. Calobrace is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and member of American Society of Plastic Surgeons and American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. He performs approximately 1000 major cosmetic procedures each year, including facial surgery, body contouring, breast surgery, hair transplantation and post-bariatric rejuvenation. Dr. Calobrace is considered one of the leaders in the field of cosmetic breast surgery today in the United States performing over 400 breast surgeries per year. He has participated in multiple FDA clinical breast studies and has been a consultant and speaker for Allergan, Mentor and Sientra. Dr. Calobrace lectures extensively in the US and Internationally, is an ASAPS visiting professor , performed live surgery at the 2009, 2014 and 2016 at the Atlanta Breast Symposium and has published extensively on the subject of aesthetic breast surgery.
Miguel Goncalves Ferreira
Miguel Gonçalves Ferreira, MD Porto, Portugal Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery HSA / Centro Hospitalar Universitário do Porto Head of the Division of Rhinoplasty and Facial Surgery Otolaryngology Teaching Assistant – ICBAS/ Porto University, Porto Portugal Differentiation Fields: Rhinoplasty & Facial Plastic Surgery Speciality: Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Graduation Training: 1987-1993 – Degree in Medicine; ICBAS/ Porto University, Porto Portugal 1993 – Investigator at AZVU, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 2000 – Fellow at Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Depart. at IPO / Porto, Portugal 1999 and 2000 – Fellow at Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery – IPO / Porto, Portugal 2013 – Visitor fellow at the MEETH – NYC – United States. since 2003 – Senior surgeon at Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery – HSA/CHUP, Porto, Portugal Scientific Activity: Otolaryngology Teaching Assistant – ICBAS/ Porto University, Porto Portugal PhD Co-investigator in structural geometry and 3D modeling of the nasal pyramid. Author and Co-author of several scientific papers – Rhinoplasty and General Otolaryngology Regular speaker in several international major meetings, some under de auspices of EAFPS, AAFPRS and ISAPS in the Europe, America, Asia, Africa and Australia. Member of National and International Professional Societies: Portuguese Medical Association – Ordem dos Médicos Portuguese Society Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery www.clinicadonarizeface.com
His graduated from The Sackler Medical School at The Tel Aviv University in 1990. He had his 6 years of Plastic Surgery training at The Tel Aviv Medical Center followed by a 2 year fellowship in The University of Toronto (1995 -1997) where he have sub-specialized in Pediatric plastic Surgery and Microsurgery.
Back in 1998 Dr Gur established The Microsurgery Unit of the Medical Center, a unit that operates today on about 4 patients per week and specializes in Head & Neck Oncology, Orthopedic Oncology, Breast reconstruction, Orthopedic trauma reconstruction and Facial Paralysis reconstruction.
Prof. Gur established the a multidisciplinary cleft lip and palate team of the center that functions for the last 16 years and coordinates the care of most of those patients in the country. He also lead the school of continuing medical education in Plastic surgery for 5 years, He currently a professor of surgery in the Tel Aviv University.
Prof. Gur main field of clinical research is the field of facial paralysis and breast reconstruction and his basic science focus today is in the field of CTA – composite tissue allo-transplantation and attenuation of rejection mechanism through stem cell action and mixed-chimerism. His laboratory also investigates peripheral nerve regeneration and new advances in whole organ cryopreservation and replantation.
Prof. Gur published 5 chapters in professional books, 72 papers in the plastic surgery main peer review journals, 30 review articles and he is invited to present his studies and experience in national and international conferences.
Prof. Gur also runs a busy aesthetic surgery practice that mainly focuses on facial aesthetic surgery.
Per Hedén is an associate professor of plastic surgery at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden, as well as founder and head of plastic surgery at Akademikliniken in Stockholm and London, England. Dr Hedén earned his medical degree at the Karolinska Institute, where he also completed his training and received a doctoral degree in plastic surgery. He is a member of the International Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Swedish Society for Plastic Surgery, and Swedish Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, among others. Dr Hedén also serves as a jury member, tutor, and faculty opponent and medical students’ dissertations and a research advisor for young plastic surgeons. A member of the board of reviewers of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Dr Hedén has contributed several chapters to plastic surgery textbooks and has authored or co-authored numerous articles in such journals as Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Clinics in Plastic Surgery, and other peer-reviewed publications. His patient-oriented book, Plastic Surgery and You, has been translated and published in English and Russian. A frequent presenter and moderator at medical congresses worldwide, Dr Hedén has also been an invited lecturer at medical education programs. For more than a decade, he has participated in clinical studies in breast surgery, HA fillers and other Med Tech devices.
Prof. Dr. Benoit Hendrickx graduated summa cum laude in medicine at the University of Leuven in Belgium. He obtained his specialist degree in plastic surgery after training and fellowships in Belgium, the UK and Australia with a focus on microsurgery and cosmetic surgery. Meanwhile, he also obtained a PhD in biomedical sciences . He currently holds a consultant position as associate professor in plastic surgery at the Brussels University Hospital (UZ Brussel) and has two private practices. His focus is on breast and body contouring surgery, as well as facial surgical and non-surgical aesthetics. He is the author of many scientific and clinical publications and developed a profound interest in facial anatomy and injectables. He is teacher at many facial anatomy fresh cadaver dissection and injectable courses and organizer of several meetings on facial aesthetics and rhinoplasty. With this background, he acts as a consultant to several companies in the cosmetic field and is he developing new technologies to increase safety for injectables. Prof. Dr. Hendrickx is a board member of the Royal Belgian Society of Plastic Surgery (RBSPS), a member of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ISAPS), the European Association of Plastic Surgeons (EURAPS) and the American Association of Plastic Surgeons (AAPS) and associate editor of the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open journal (PRS-GO).
Patrick Mallucci graduated in 1989 from medical school to embark upon his surgical training. In 1993 he became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Having completed his general surgery he undertook his training in Plastic Surgery both in the UK and abroad, London, Oxford, Stoke Mandeville, Australia and Paris. In 1996 he was awarded the higher post graduate degree of Doctorate in Medicine (MD) having spent two years at University College London developing the concept of scarless wound healing. He was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in Plastic Surgery, FRCS (Plast) in 1998. Mr Mallucci is entered into the GMC Specialist Register for Plastic Surgery.
He is a full member of the British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS) and the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS). He is currently a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at The Royal Free and University College London Hospitals. His Private practice is based at The Cadogan Clinic in Chelsea. Mr Mallucci has published comprehensively within the Plastic Surgery Literature throughout his career and presents his work internationally at Plastic Surgery Conferences and is most recently renowned for his extensive research into “The Perfect Breast” a paper that has been published worldwide.
He is actively involved in teaching both at undergraduate and postgraduate level. He has also been highly involved with the media through BBC documentaries, news items and chat shows. His broad training and international fellowships have enabled him to develop special interests within the broad field of Plastic Surgery – his specialist interests of aesthetic surgery include: breast and body contour as well as an interest in breast reconstruction.
Timothy Marten, MD, FACS is a Diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery and Founder and Director of the Marten Clinic of Plastic Surgery in San Francisco, California. He completed his plastic surgery residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center and went on to complete three fellowships in aesthetic surgery with Bruce Connell; Tom Baker, Howard Gordon and James Stuzin; and with Richard Mladick.
Dr Marten is an internationally recognized expert on surgery to improve and rejuvenate the face, and is a member of over twenty professional societies including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, and the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons. He is a sought after teacher, speaker, lecturer and instructor in plastic surgery techniques and has received numerous professional, scientific and academic awards for his contributions to aesthetic surgery. Dr Marten has made over three hundred fifty scientific presentations on aesthetic plastic surgery, and he has published over twenty textbook chapters in addition to numerous scientific articles on facelift surgery and related topics. Dr Marten has also been recognized and honored by the fashion and beauty industries and has been profiled and quoted internationally on television, radio, and in print media.
Hyoung Jin Moon
Prof Hyoung Jin Moon is President of the BeUp Aesthetic Surgery Clinic in Seoul, Korea. He is also vice President of the Korean Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Prof Moon trained as a Facial Plastic Surgery Fellow at Seoul’s Yonsei University Hospital. Currently, Prof Moon sits on the Facial Plastic Surgery Boards in multiple Chinese cities. He is also on the Korean Board of Otorhinolaryngology , Facial Plastic Surgery and Head & Neck Surgery. He serves as an International and regional Advisory Trainer for Merz, Allergan as well as Galderma. Prof Moon is a member of various academies and societies, including the Korean Medical Association, Korean Academy of Otorhinolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery and the Korean Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. He has contributed extensively to the area of facial plastic surgery in terms of scientific research, textbook and papers and has published widely in journals such as The Laryngoscope, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
Ernst-Magnus Noah, MD, PhD, is a director at the Department for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery at Kassel, Germany.
After studying in Marburg and Lübeck, He did a residency in general surgery and completed his plastic surgery training in Hannover and Aachen university. In 1993-1995 he mastered a microsurgical fellowship in Norfolk, Virginia USA. His PH.D work was about end to side neurorrhaphy which made him a Professor at the University of Aachen Germany in 2002. In 2003 he stared to be head of the newly formed Department of Plastic Surgery in Kassel, Germany.
He is an expert in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery with special emphasis in face and breast surgery. He has published various original papers on topics such as tissue engineering, muscle grafts, and head and neck reconstruction, and has given over 400 lectures.
Prof. Noah is a member of many professional societies including the German Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons, ISAPS, GÄCD, In EASAPS he holds the position of the treasurer He is Past- President of the Association of German Aesthetic and Plastic Surgeons VDÄPC.
Dr. Patricia Ogilvie, Dermatologist, Skin Concept Munich, Germany.
Dr. Patricia Ogilvie graduated in medicine at the University of Wuerzburg , Germany with an MD thesis in clinical biochemistry. After the internship in Dermatology at universities in Germany and Switzerland, she became a post-doc research fellow of the German Research Foundation and spent several years in the field of immunology and cell signaling at international research institutions. She received the German board certification for Dermatology and Allergology in 2003. 2004 she founded Skin Concept Munich, 2 private clinics for Dermatology and Laser medicine in Munich, Germany. Dr. Ogilvie is an international speaker and trainer for Botolinum toxin and injectable fillers, a principal investigator in clinical trials, and the author of numerous scientific papers in biochemistry, immunology, clinical dermatology ,and esthetic medicine.
Mario Pelle Ceravolo
Thomas Rappl, MD, is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, born in Graz, Austria. He graduated in medicine at the Medical University, Graz, Austria. He then did a plastic surgery fellowship at the Medical University hospital in Graz. After graduated in Plastic Surgery, he spent one year at the Clinique Bizet in Paris working with Dr. Francoise Firmin. He is member of ÖGPÄRC, ISAPS, SOFCPRE. He graduated also in Sports Medicine and General Medicine. He is a WAKO medical board member. He is now working in the Medical University hospital Graz as a Reconstructive and Aesthetic surgeon, focusing on research and education in the field of Aesthetic surgery-and medicine. He is the medical director of MARA (medical aesthetic research academy). Having held a lot of international lectures and workshops and having received different awards in Aesthetic Medicine he is a key opinion leader for different international companies (Merz, Croma, MD Skin solutions, Smith&Nephew, etc.). He has performed lots of different medical studies in the field of aesthetic medicine and plastic surgery at the Medical University, Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery. He is a KOL speaker for EUROMEDICOM and IMCAS. Furthermore he is the coordinator of the alert group (injectables) in the IMCAS Academy and scientific coordinator for IMCAS.
General Surgery training: New York (Albert Einstein & Mount Sinai University) and Boston (Harvard University)
Plastic Surgery training Atlanta Georgia, (Emory University)
Past affiliations: Medical College of Virginia, Tel Aviv Medical Center.
Past president – Israel Society of Plastic Surgeons Past president – Mediterranean Society of Plastic Surgeons
Member of ISAPS, IPRAS, ASAPS, ASPS, ICAPS
Past National Secretary for ISAPS Israel
Author of more than 150 publications, books and chapters on:
(Breast Reconstruction, ADM and Tissue reinforcement, Breast Aesthetics, Breast implants, Fat grafting, Body Contouring, Facial rejuvenation)
Recipient of: James Barrett Brown Award (AAPS), Raymond Villan award (by ASAPS), Carl Moyer Award (ABA), Malliniac lecture Award (ASPS 2012).
Main interests in: Aesthetic & reconstructive Breast Surgery, Facial rejuvenation and Body contouring, Fat grafting and ADRC’s
Consultant to: TEI Bioscience Boston Ma. Consultant for Allergan Europe & USA. Advisor for Vectra XT (Canfield and Allergan). Consultant for Stem Cell Medicine (Jerusalem, Israel).
Mrs. Sabrina Shah-Desai, MS, FRCS is an Aesthetic Oculo-Plastic Surgeon, based at Harley Street UK. With over two decades of experience combining the micro-precision of eye surgery with the aesthetic concepts of facial plastic surgery focused on the eye and face, she is frequently invited to present her minimally invasive and state of the art techniques both nationally and internationally, and is a Global KOL for Galderma. Sabrina qualified from Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Bombay University in 1994, and went on to complete 4 subspecialty fellowships in UK, which include a fellowship in Cornea & Oculoplastics at The Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead (1996-1997), a joint oculoplastic fellowship at Salisbury & Southampton Eye Units (1998) and then at the prestigious Moorfields Eye Hospital (2000-2001), specializing in techniques of plastic surgery as it relates to the eye and their surrounding structures, and a secondment fellowship at the multidisciplinary craniofacial unit at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital (2009). She has ophthalmic plastic surgical expertise of the eye and face based on her extensive experience at Moorfields Eye Hospital (2003-2010) and as a consultant in the NHS (2010-2015). Sabrina has authored book chapters and scientific papers and is director of OculoFacialAestheticAcademy, a cadaver training wet-lab in UK.
Dr. Stan was trained in Head and Neck Surgery at UMF Bucharest and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Emergency Hospital “Floreasca” Bucharest, Plastic Surgery Department. He is board certified in both Head and Neck and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is fellow of many surgery societies including, Romanian Society of Plastic and Reconstructive, French Society of Aesthetic Surgery, Romanian Society of Head and Neck Surgery and Facial Plastic Surgery, ISAPS Society and IPRAS Society. He also obtain his doctorate in medicine with a theses regarding the Role of Radiofrequency in Plastic Surgery of Face and Body.
Speaking fluent English, French and Italian Dr. Stan has been invited speaker at many international congresses and workshops, he has presented on a number of aesthetic surgery topics including breast augmentation and facial aesthetic surgery.
He has published numerous papers and chapters as well as presented multiple plastic surgery lectures on the international level.
Dr. Stan owns the Medical Service Clinic in Bacau, Romania, and also a second clinic, S Clinic in Bucharest. These clinics were established in 1992 and in 2012.
Dr. Stan has a number of patents and innovations to his name including the Mono RF Forceps for breast surgery (Ellman International INC.) and Biodynamic Planning Consulting System Computer assisting in Breast Augmentation (former C.A.I.S.).
Dr. Stan has extensive experience of anatomical breast implants for augmentation. He has developed new techniques for use in clinical breast implant surgery (multiplane / multilayers Pocket Dissection) and combination of fat transfer and breast implants for aesthetic breast reconstruction. He designed 4TwoDiagon Gel Implant, with Polytech Germany, the newest breast implant with the latest technology.
Further, he is active educating plastic surgeons around the Europe and abroad on the new level of breast augmentation.
Dr. Stan has received awards for his contributions to the improvement of aesthetic surgery from the Japanese Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (Yokohama 2005) the South American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (Buenos Aires, 2003) , IMCAS and ISAPS, and also is the honorary member of the Serbian Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.
Daniel del Vecchio
Roy de Vita
Roy de Vita, MD, is the Chief of the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department of the Italian National Institute for Cancer “Regina Elena” of Rome and he is also Coordinator of the Breast Unit of the same Institute.
He is specialist in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic surgery and he completed his medical training in the United Kingdom, where he worked at the Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead, the Brighton General Hospital in Brighton, Kent and Sussex Hospital in Canterbury, and Saint Bart’s Hospital in Rochester.
He pursued further training in plastic surgery at Mountain View Hospital in Camino Real, California (USA); Clinique Spontini in Paris (France); and Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia (USA). His main field of clinical and scientific interest is reconstructive and aesthetic breast surgery, an area in which is widely published. Dr De Vita is a member of the Italian Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (SICPRE); American Society for Plastic Surgery (ASPS); Italian Society for Surgery (SIC).
1995 – 2001: Medical University Innsbruck
Thesis: Cellular and molecular composition of fibrous capsules formed around silicone breast impant
April 2002-April 2003: Postdoc at the Division of Experimental Pathophysiology and Immunology
May 2003-March 2005: The following surgical skills were completed (LKH Feldkirch) : 12 months at the medical surgery unit, 6 months internal medicine, 4 months traumatology
April 2005-December 2011: Residency at the Deparment of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Medical University of Innsbruck
May 2008- May 2009: Research year at the Department of Plastic Surgery, UPMC – Supported by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) – Schrödinger Scholarship
January 2012- actually: Senior Surgeon at the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Medical University Innsbruck
October 2015-October 2017: MBA (General Management) at the Management Center Innsbruck
2001: Best paper: Austrian Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
2002: Research award (2nd place), Austrian Society of Senology
2002: Best paper: European Conference of Scientists and Plastic Surgeons
2003: Wilhelm-Auerswald-Preis (3. place)
2004: Clemens von Pirquet Scholarship, German Society of Allergology and Immunology
2007: Best paper: Austrian Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
2008: Erwin Schrödinger Scholarship, Austrian Science Fund
2009: European Plastic Surgery Research Council
Best paper award and invitation to the 55th Plastic Surgery Research Council in Stanford, USA.