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Rajiev Acquilla

RajAcquillaRaj Acquilla, Dr Raj Acquilla graduated from Manchester University Medical
School in 1999 and during his 16 year medical career has gained 12 years
experience in Cosmetic Dermatology having performed over 25,000 procedures.
He is an expert in medical aesthetics, facial contouring and non-surgical
facelift, Dermatological surgery including facial skin cancer and undergraduate
/ postgraduate clinical education. He runs busy private clinics in Cheshire,
London and Ibiza in addition to his own Facial Aesthetic Academy where he
is a recognised Masterclass Trainer using the latest and most innovative facial

rejuventation techniques from demonstrating all around the globe. He is UK Ambassador and Global Key Opinion Leader for Allergan Facial Aesthetics, Scientific Committee
for AMWC Global, Board Member of IMCAS Worldwide, NW Regional Chair of the British College of
Aesthetic Medicine, Faculty Member of The European College of Aesthetic Medicine & Surgery and
he was recently awarded an honorary fellowship to the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery in
Raj has lectured at every major UK domestic conference as well as teaching extensively in Europe,
South Africa, Russia, Middle East, India, Asia Pacific, Australia & New Zealand, Latin America and the
USA. To date he has lectured and taught over 30,000 HCPs in 36 countries over 6 continents. His
ongoing input into worldwide medical aesthetic education and uncompromising approach to excellence
has earned him the reputation as one of the leading experts in his field.
In 2015 he was given the prestigious title of Aesthetic Medical Practitioner of the Year at the UK
Aesthetic Awards, where he was also named Speaker of the Year 2012 and highly commended as
Trainer of the Year 2013 & 2014. In 2014 he was listed as one of Tatlers finest cosmetic doctors in
the UK and Best for Fillers by Harpers Bazaar 2015 & 2016. He is actively involved in scientific audit,
research and development of pioneering products, techniques and the continuous refinement of the art
and science of medical facial aesthetics.

Rose-Marie Amini

Rose-Marie AminiRose-Marie Amini, Associate Professor, MD, PhD, is Senior Consultant
Pathologist and Hematopathologist and Head of section of Haematopathology, Department of Pathology, Uppsala University Hospital, since 2011. Dr. Amini is member of the European Bone Marrow Working Group and represents Swedish Hematopathologists in the Swedish and Nordic Lymphoma Groups and also a member of the Swedish National Quality and Standardization Group for Hematopathology.

Scientifically she has authored and co-authored more than 50 peer-reviewed articles in scientific journals in the field of breast cancer and lymphoma research with National and International collaborators. She is supervisor and co-supervisor of eight present and former PhD-students and a referree for several scientific journals.

Rui Avelar

AvelarRuiDr. Avelar received his medical degree from the University of Toronto
and went on to further training accreditation in Sports Medicine from the Canadian Academy of Sports Medicine. Along with having a private Sports Medicine practice in Vancouver for 20 years, he was a consultant for a number of Canadian National Teams and the team physician for the Vancouver Canucks (NHL franchise) for over 10 years. He began his business career as a Financial Analyst, covering the Medtech and Biotechnology sector. He then went into industry and since has been the Chief Medical Officer with global responsibilities for a number of companies including Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Allergan Medical and more recently, Alphaeon. His experience covers device, drug-device combinations, pharmaceuticals and biologics.

Peter Bjerring

BjerringPeterProfessor Bjerring, M.D., Dr. Sci. (Med) is the Medical Director and Head of Dermatology at the Mølholm Hospital and is Honorary Professor at the University of Swansea, Wales, UK. He is board certified as a specialist in Dermatology and Venereology and is a fellow of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, the Danish Medical Association and the Danish Dermatological society. Professor Bjerring is also a fellow of the American Society for Lasers in Surgery and Medicine and of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Furthermore, he has served as the President of the European Society for Lasers in Dermatology. Professor Bjerring has authored or co-authored over 200 scientific papers, predominantly on the use of lasers and intense pulsed light (IPL) for treatment of skin diseases and for cosmetic procedures.

He has performed more than 400 oral presentations at international congresses and has been invited speaker or Chairman to various scientific meetings across the globe. He was awarded the Aarhus University Research Prize for his work on “In vivo Human Reflectance Spectroscopy” and later won the William Nielsen Prize. In recognition for his contribution to the field of dermatology, in 2007 he received a Knighthood by the Queen of Denmark, Margrethe II.

Giovanni Botti

Modified 09/02/14 19:06 AlterImage® V3.50Giovanni Botti, m.d., comes from Salò, Lake Garda, Italy and is the head manager and the main surgeon of Villa Bella Clinic. He took part as faculty member to very many aesthetic surgery courses and congresses, organized by both Universities and Scientific Societies in more than 30 different countries.

He also performed demonstrative surgical operations in various hospitals worldwide. He is the author of four complete books and wrote chapters of several other textbooks together with 71 scientific articles published by the most well-known international medical reviews. He taught several years at the post-graduate aesthetic plastic surgery classes of various Universities both in Italy and in many other countries. He has been clinical professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of Verona from 2002 up to now.

He is honorary member of various national plastic surgery societies. He was the first President of the Italian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (AICPE), of which is still the honorary President. He is National Secretary of ISAPS for Italy and an ISAPS travelling professor. And, perhaps even more important, he loves his job!

Brian Brille

Brian BrilleBrian J. Brille 
CEO, Crown Sterling LLC

Mr. Brille joined Crown Sterling as CEO in January 2015 and is based out of New York.

With more than 25 years of experience in senior management positions in investment banking globally, Mr. Brille is uniquely qualified to lead the expansion of financial services associated with Crown Sterling.

Most recently, Mr. Brille was based in Hong Kong and served as Chairman/President of Asia Pacific for Bank of America Merrill Lynch with responsibility for the combined Investment Banking & Global Markets platform across 12 countries.  Prior to the acquisition of Merrill Lynch, Mr. Brille was based in New York and was President of Global Corporate & Investment Banking at Bank of America from 2005 through 2008.  He joined Bank of America in 1999, and was responsible for building and leading Bank of America’s Healthcare Corporate & Investment Banking business into one of the leading healthcare groups on Wall Street.  He had previously established and led Morgan Stanley’s Healthcare Services Group.

He has extensive strategic deal advisory experience, and in 2003 was named Investment Dealer’s Digest Banker of the Year.

Mr. Brille holds a JD from Stanford Law School, a Master’s from Harvard University’s School of Government, and a BS in Accounting from the University of Illinois.  He is a CPA and an attorney.  He is a member of the Board of Overseers of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, a Trustee of The Nature Conservancy (APAC), and a past member of the Board of Directors of the Cancer Research Institute.

Mark Clemens

ClemensMarkMark W. Clemens, MD, FACS

Mark W. Clemens, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. He completed his plastic surgical training at Georgetown University, fulfilled research training programs at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Harvard Children’s Hospital, and also received advanced training in microvascular reconstructive surgery through a fellowship at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Dr. Clemens has lectured nationally and internationally and has written more than 50 peer-reviewed articles and 30 book chapters.  He serves on the study section of the Plastic Surgery Foundation (PSF), the editorial board of the Aesthetic Surgery Journal, and is a member of the board for the Aesthetic Surgery Education Research Foundation (ASERF).  He was a member of the surgical team that performed the world’s first skull and scalp composite tissue transplantation.  Dr. Clemens’ research interests include outcomes and translational research involving microvascular and prosthetic reconstructive surgery of the breast. Dr. Clemens is the MD Anderson site principal investigator for the NIH R01-funded Mastectomy Reconstruction Outcomes Consortium (MROC) Study.  He leads a multidisciplinary research team and tissue repository focused on the study of breast implant-associated anaplastic large-cell lymphoma (BI-ALCL).  Dr. Clemens was chosen as the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) representative to the RAND corporation in 2014, serves as an ASPS society liaison to the United States Food and Drug Administration, and chairs a subcommittee for ASPS overseeing national research and education efforts for BI-ALCL.

Gavin Corcoran

CorcoranGavinDr Gavin R Corcoran is the Chief Medical Officer at Allergan. Dr
Corcoran is a native of South Africa where he completed his medical school training at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg.

He completed is specialty training in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio. He has worked in private and academic practice before joining the pharmaceutical industry in 2000.

He has worked in clinical research, regulatory affairs and many other aspects of research and development at Bayer, Schering-Plough, Amgen and Stiefel prior to joining Allergan (via Forest Laboratories) in 2011. Dr Corcoran has served as Chief Medical Officer since 2013.

Anand Deva

Anand DevaAssociate Professor Anand Deva is the Program head in Plastic &
Reconstructive Surgery at the Faculty of Health and Medical Science at Macquarie University. He is also co-director of the Surgical Infection Research Group at Macquarie University, which undertakes research into the prevention of surgical and medical device infection. Additionally, he holds a visiting medical officer position at Sydney hospital.

Professor Deva is considered a leading academic and has published widely on issues related to wound healing and surgical infection, especially in relation to implantable medical devices. He has been a consultant to both government and biomedical companies and is a frequent invited speaker at both local and international meetings.

More recent research has focused on improving delivery of health care services with the recent award of a NSW State innovation grant to establish a novel integrated care program in the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District. He is director of the not for profit integrated specialist education and research foundation dedicated to improving the access of Australians to quality healthcare. He has served on the Australasian Training Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and has been mentor to numerous local and international doctors who have worked alongside him in fellowship positions.

Professor Anand Deva graduated from the University of Sydney in 1991 and was awarded first class
honours and the University Medal in Medicine. After completing internship and residency at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney, he was admitted into advanced training in General Surgery in 1994 and completed a Masters of Surgery in 1996 investigating the disinfection and sterilisation of surgical instruments. He commenced advanced training in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery in 1996 and obtained his Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery) in 2000. He has received numerous awards and prizes that recognise his contribution to research and teaching. These include the Luhr travelling fellowship, the Noel Newton Medal, The Gordon Gordon Taylor Medal and the John Ham Medal. Email contact: Anand.deva@mq.edu.au

Ivica Ducic

DucicIvicaProf. Dr. sci Ivica Ducic, is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon with
additional training and expertise in Nerve Surgery. He received medical degree in 1991 from University of Zagreb School of Medicine, and a Ph.D. degree in 1995 in neurosciences.
Upon completing six-year Plastic Surgery training at Georgetown University Hospital in 2002, he entered a one-year nerve surgery fellowship at the Institute for Peripheral Nerve Surgery. He then joined the full time faculty practice at Georgetown University Hospital Department of Plastic Surgery in August 2003, where he stayed until April 2014, as the Professor of Plastic Surgery and Neurosurgery, and a Founder/Director of Peripheral Nerve Surgery Institute.
As of May 1, 2014, Prof. Ducic established his own practice: Plastic Surgery, Nerve & Headache Institute in McLean, VA, just across the river form Washington DC. Among many accomplishments, Prof. Ducic is the Past-President of American Society for Peripheral Nerve and is currently Vice-President of National Capital Society of Plastic Surgeons. He served on many committees, led nerve section as journal editor, published over 90 peerreviewed papers, 15 book chapters, presented 88 studies on national and international meetings, and was featured in many media. With over 130 invited lectures, due to his expertise in nerve surgery and approach to nerve injuries, Prof. Ducic often lectures as a Visiting Professor on many national and international events

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Mario Giosis

GoisisMarioDr. Giosis received his medical degree from Milan University. He is Certified in Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Goisis is a Cosmetic Surgeon and Clinical researcher and is founder and medical director of Doctor’s Equipe, a group of 9 clinics in Italy.
Dr. Goisis is often called upon by National and International medical and scientific groups to inform and teach doctors on the recent advances in medical and aesthetic dermatological correction. As an invited speaker, he has lectured extensively in Europe, Asia and America.
In recent years Dr. Goisis has presented and patented innovative treatments about regenerative medicine and in aesthetic noninvasive procedures. He also has written many scientific articles about aesthetic medicine and surgery for American and European journals. He is the editor of an atlas of Aesthetic Medicine published by Springer.

Raul Gonzalez







Since 1985 have been publishing about fat grafting and body contour, mainly about gluteal remodeling.

He wrote the first book about gluteal surgery: “Buttocks Reshaping”.

By this pioneering work  on this area, he has been invited to participate in hundreds of aesthetic surgery congresses all over the world. On the last ten years he has introduced new concepts in face-neck lift and breast augmentation mastopexy.

Per Hedén

per_hedenPer 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.

Allen Huang

Allen HuangAllen Huang, is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon and is the Chief Executive Officer of Charming Beauty Clinic in Taipei, Taiwan. He holds various positions in prestigious organizations in Taiwan, including Consultant Surgeon at Taipei Veterans General Hospital and Plastic Surgeon at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital.

He serves as a training doctor for Plastic Surgical Association Republic of China, surgical training doctor for Taiwan Surgical Association, and laser training doctor for the Medical Association of the Republic of China. Dr Huang is regarded as a leading expert in filler injections and has been invited to speak at many international and regional aesthetic congresses. He is well-known for creating special injection techniques especially for the periorbital region such as his signature multi-layer injection technique for the tear trough deformity.

In Taiwan, he was one of the pioneers in using Restylane Skinboosters and has developed exclusive
techniques for facial hydro-lifting and rejuvenation. His approach to aesthetics is achieving full-face harmony by doing a detailed analysis and evaluation, while carrying out the procedures with a gentle touch. He is highly skilled in using the finest of needles or cannulas to refine his work while minimizing pain and bruising.

Fabio Ingallina

Dr Fabio Ingallina Aesthetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgeon – Catania – Italy Dr. Fabio Ingallina received his Medical and Surgery degree at Catania University in 1992. In 1999 he specialised in Plastic Surgery, still in Catania, and obtained the Microsurgery University Diploma in the Ecole de Chirurgie Paris as well.

He practiced in the St. Anne Hospital (Paris) and in Mondor Hospital (Paris), where he participated in the “face transplantation project”, than in the Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro with Prof. Cardoso de Castro. In 2002, Dr. Ingallina became the Aesthetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Department Manager of the Clinic Di Stefano Velona in
Catania. Apart from publications about Facial Transplantation, Aesthetic Surgery and Anatomy & botulinum toxin, Dr. Ingallina was the author of the book “Anatomy and Botulinum Toxin injections” (E2E). He also wrote the chapter on rhinoplasty of the book “Medicina e Chirurgia estetica del volto” (S.I.E.S.) and the chapter on Midface Volumetric Reshaping in the book “Anatomy and Volumizing Injections of the face” (E2E).

Jan Jernbeck

jan_jernbeckJan Jernbeck, Graduate in medicine (Sw: Medicine candidate) at the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm; Sweden; June 1976 Bachelor of Medicine M.B. (Sw: Läkarexamen) at the Karolinska Institute, Jan.1980. Doctor of Medicine M.D. (Sw: Legitimerad läkare) at the Karolinska Institute, Febr. 1982. Board licence in Plastic Surgery (according to Swedish Law; Sw: Specialistkompetens i Plastikkirurgi) Aug. 1987. Ph.D Thesis in Plastic Surgery (Sw: Doctor in Medical Science) May 1992. Scientific publications and lecture abstracts. Founder and co-owner of the Akademikliniken. Head of Plastic Surgery, Akademikliniken, Private Hospital, Stockholm. Member of Swedish Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

Mark Jewell

JewellMarkMark Jewell, MD, is an aesthetic plastic surgeon in private practice in Eugene,
Oregon, and an associate clinical professor of plastic surgery at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon A member and past president of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Dr Jewell is currently the US National Secretary for the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. In 2015, he received the ASAPS Leadership Award.

Dr Jewell served as associate editor of Aesthetic Surgery Journal as well as an editorial board member and a scientific article reviewer for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He has published more than 80 peer-reviewed scientific articles, book chapters, and books on plastic surgery and
on cosmetic medicine, patient safety, and breast implants, including an article in Aesthetic Surgery Journal discussing how quality programs about form-stable implants have a positive effect by improving outcomes.

He has published scientific articles about ALCL and the management of late-term periprosthetic fluid. He is also actively involved in cosmetic medicine and injectables. Dr. Jewell was the principal investigator for the Liposonix pivotal trial for non-invasive body contouring and involved with the pre-clinical studies on Kybella. Additionally, Dr. Jewell was the author of the “Safety with Injectables Workbook” that was published by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

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Bertrand Lacotte

bertrand_lFrench board certified plastic surgeon, located in the Caribbean since 1992 in both public and private practice, Dr Bertrand LACOTTE was trained in plastic surgery in Belgium under Professor Madeleine Lejour he is also a pupil of Dr Claude Lassus.
Author of more than 100 scientific papers and chapters in plastic surgery, he was invited by Tom BIGGS to join “The Plastic Surgery Videopedia” and to teach his technique “the MVTL”.
He has lectured with Dr Lassus all over the world and was invited regularly to international meetings (ASAPS, EURAPS, ISAPS, IPRAS, Teleplast, Breast Symposium Atlanta, …)
His main interests and contributions is in breast surgery in particular the vertical scar reduction mammoplasty with a superior pedicle which he has extended to huge cases and demonstrated that it was possible.
Dr Lacotte is member of different plastic surgery societies as the ISAPS and the SOFCEP. He is also the founder and CEO of e-esthetica, a new educational website on plastic surgery www.e-esthetica.com

Marina Landau

LandauMarinaDr Marina Landau is practicing medical and aesthetic dermatology for more than 25 years. After accomplishing training in dermatology in Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Dr Landau was on fellowship program in Dermatopathology in NYU, NY and Clinical Pharmacology in Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto.

She currently works as a senior dermatologist in Wolfson Medical Center and runs private dermatological and cosmetic practice. She is a member of American Academy of Dermatology, Board Member of International Society for Dermatologic Surgery and Founding President of International Peeling Society.

Dr Landau is an author of more than 70 scientific articles and book chapters. She lectures both nationally and internationally on non- invasive techniques for skin rejuvenation. Dr Landau is a medical director of Skin Test Center for investigation and assessment of cosmetic products and medical devices for regulatory authorities.

April Lee

AprilLeeApril Lee began her career at Decision Resources Group in 2010 as an analyst, and is currently the manager of the Aesthetics Insights research team. Since joining DRG, April has written and supervised the publishing of several market reports covering areas such as botulinum toxins, dermal fillers, body contouring devices, laser/light/energy devices, breast implants and cosmeceutical products.

April has also frequently lent her expertise on the aesthetics markets to advise on customized aesthetics patients and physician studies focused on topics including, but not limited to, the aesthetic patients’ journey and the rising trends in combination aesthetic treatments. In addition, April has been a key leader in DRG’s collaborations with IMCAS (International Master Course on Aging Science), and has been a key speaker at IMCAS’ Cosmeceuticals conference sessions.

April currently holds an Honors Bachelor of Science degree from McMaster University and a Masters of Science degree from McMaster University.

Hong-Ki Lee

LeeHong-KiHong-Ki Lee, MD, PhD is a Diplomat of the Korean Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Founder and Director of the Image Plastic Surgery in Seoul Korea. He completed his plastic surgery residency at the Seoul National University Hospital and went on to complete fellowships in Asan Medical Center in Seoul Korea.
Dr. Hong-Ki Lee is an internationally recognized expert on breast augmentation surgery
and also improve and rejuvenate the face noninvasively with fillers and botulinum toxins especially for the oriental ethnic group, and is a member of professional societies including the Korean Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Korean Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and the International
Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons.
He is much 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 Hong-Ki Lee has made over one hundred fifty scientific presentations on aesthetic plastic surgery, and he has published several textbooks and chapters in addition to numerous scientific articles on facial anatomy and breast surgery and related topics.
Dr Hong-Ki Lee has also been recognized and honored by a numerous medical aesthetic pharmaceutical company and has been profiled and quoted internationally at the conferences and world tour lecture course.

Peter Lennox

LennoxPeterPeter Lennox, MD, FRCSC, Vancouver, Canada. Peter A. Lennox, MD, FRCSC, is Clinical Professor and Head, Division of Plastic Surgery, at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. He is on staff at Vancouver Hospital, UBC Hospital, and Providence Health, also in Vancouver.
Dr Lennox earned his medical degree at the University of British Columbia. He completed his internship at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada, his plastic surgery residency at the University of British Columbia, a fellowship in breast reconstruction at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, and a clinical fellowship at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. His professional memberships include the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
He is the Past President of the Educational Foundation of the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons (CSPS), and is the current CSPS President Elect. He is on the Executive of the Canadian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and is a Past President of the Northwest Society of Plastic Surgery. He is also a member of ASPS and ASAPS.

Steven Levine

Steven LevineSteven M. Levine, M.D. is an aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgeon in New York City specializing in cosmetic surgery of the face, breast, and body. After completing his plastic surgery training at New York University, Dr. Levine was invited to join his mentor, Dr. Daniel C. Baker, in practice. Like Dr. Baker, his early years were devoted to microsurgery and limb reattachment as well as head and neck cancer reconstruction.

Now he is following in Dr. Baker’s footsteps, performing aesthetic surgery of the face, nose, eyelids, and breasts, as well as body sculpting and liposuction. Dr. Levine
continues to dedicate time to facial cancer and reconstructive surgery.

Mark Magnusson

MagnussonMarkDr Mark Magnusson has been a fully qualified and Board Certified Plastic Surgeon since 2000. He works as the Medical Director of The Allure Cosmetic Clinic, his private practice in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. His special interests include Breast Surgery, Medical Education and Facial Anatomy.

Dr Magnusson has convened several Australian Plastic Surgery and Non-Surgical Rejuvenation Conferences. He is an anatomy tutor on the MAFAC (Melbourne Advanced Facial Anatomy Course) and convenes an Anatomy & Injecting Workshop
specific to non-surgical facial rejuvenation for the Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons. His clinical interests include The ageing process in the face The interplay between non-surgical and surgical modalities for facial rejuvenation Cosmetic and reconstructive breast surgery Body-contouring surgery including following Massive Weight Loss Skin cancer surgery and reconstruction Allure Clinic includes a busy Non-Surgical Practice incorporating fillers, neurotoxins, non-invasive body contouring, laser/light devices, RF, skin care and beauty therapy.

Dr Magnusson is the current Vice President and Chairman of Education for the Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. In 2015 Dr Magnusson was appointed to the Editorial Board of the Aesthetic Surgery Journal. Dr Magnusson is a member of the Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS), Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), active International Member of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and American Society of Plastic Surgeons and International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS). mark@toowoombaplasticsurgery.com.au

Patrick Mallucci

Patrick_mallucciPatrick 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.

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Timothy Marten


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.

Constantino Mendieta

MendietaConstantinoDr Mendieta is a pioneer in the field of plastic surgery. He is on the cutting edge of fat grafting and contouring.

Dr. Mendieta has dedicated his life to perfecting and advancing the overall field of plastic surgery. He has devoted himself to his patients, to patient advocacy, and to educating the world of the benefits and applications of fat grafting and plastic surgery.

Dr. Mendieta spends his time out of surgery, lecturing and educating both surgeons and patients all over the world. He has dedicated his life to this field and the application of fat-grafting augmentation.

Nina Mendieta

Nina MendietaNina Mendieta, has almost 20 years of experience in the fields of marketing and beauty, while possessing a long history within the business of medical and plastic surgery. Her career has provided a positive, life changing experience.

Within the industry of plastic surgery, she’s been driven by persistence, while
maintaining an open-minded perspective. Also, being versatile and creative with a strong sense of success, dedication and commitment.

With marketing and beauty being her profession, it is also her passion. Ultimately, her passion has utilized many challenges that have motivated herself towards success and what she’s achieved.

Paolo Montemurro

paolo_montemurroPaolo Montemurro studied medicine at University of Insubria in Varese, Italy, where he received his degree in medicine and surgery. He then continued his career in plastic surgery at the University Hospital “Ospedale di Circolo” in Italy, where he became a specialist in plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery.

Dr. Paolo Montemurro moved to Sweden and has worked full-time at Akademikliniken in Stockholm since 2007, mainly focusing on aesthetic plastic surgery. He is a member of Swedish Society for Plastic Surgery (SPKF) and Swedish Society for Aesthetic Surgery (SFEP). Dr. Paolo Montemurro is in charge

of the fellowship program at Akademikliniken, which is offered to plastic surgeons from all over the world and brings visitors to Akademikliniken all year round. He is also coordinating in first person the use of the 3D technology, capable of simulating the outcome of breast and nose surgery.

Ernst-Magnus Noah

ernst_magnus_noahErnst-Magnus Noah, MD, PhD, is a plastic surgeon and Chief of the Department for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery in Kassel, Germany. He is an expert in aesthetic, reconstructive, and hand surgery. Previous to his current position, Professor Dr. Noah was Assistant Medical Director at the Clinic for Plastic Surgery at the Clinical Centre in University Aachen. He has published many original papers on topics such as tissue engineering, muscle grafts, and head and neck reconstruction, and has given over 350 lectures.

Dr. Noah is a member of many professional societies including the German

Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons, the Association of German Aesthetic and Plastic Surgeons, and the European Board of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery. Since 2012 he is Vice-President of the German Society of Aesthetic Surgery VDÄPC. Since 2011 Treasurer of the EASAPS.

Patricia Ogilvie

Dr.Patricia Ogilvie

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

Linh Pham

Tracy Ann Perry

PerryTracy AnnTracy Ann Perry, Ph.D is Director Device Research for Allergan Inc. based in Irvine, California. Dr Perry attended the University of Liverpool in United Kingdom and in 1991 received a BSc (Hons) in Microbiology. She went on to attend King’s College, University of London, receiving an MSc in 1994 and PhD in 1999 in Neuroscience.
After completing a Fogarty International Post-doctoral Fellowship at the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Aging, Drug Design & Development) in
Baltimore, Dr Perry joined Amylin Pharmaceuticals in San Diego in 2004 developing first in class therapeutics for the treatment of diabetes. Dr Perry has been with Allergan Device Research & Development since 2011, where she leads the Plastic Surgery research program.

Herve Raspaldo

Renato Saltz

Ulf Samuelson

ulf_samuelsonUlf Samuelson, Associate professor in plastic surgery, has been working at Akademikliniken since the opening in 2001, and is the former Chairman of the Swedish Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

Michael Scheflan

michael_scheflanMichael Scheflan, ISAPS professor of Plastic Surgery, Board certified in General Surgery and Plastic Surgery. Private Practice. Tel- Aviv, Israel.
Medical school: Switzerland and Israel

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

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).

Scott Spear

Spear ScottDr. Scott Spear is the former Chairman of the Department of Plastic Surgery at Georgetown University Hospital, and also founded the Washington, D.C. 6 year integrated training program in plastic surgery. Dr. Spear is a recognized leader in plastic surgery, specializing in reconstructive and cosmetic breast surgery.

He has published over 250 peer-reviewed papers and chapters particularly on breast surgery, and authored 3 editions of the seminal textbook, Surgery of the Breast: Principles and Art.

Grant Stevens

Stevens Grant






Dr. W. Grant Stevens, MD, FACS is the medical director of Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, CA and is a Clinical Professor of Surgery and the Director of the University of Southern California Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship and the Aesthetic Surgery Division.  He is a Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery​.

Dr. Stevens is on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.  He has authored more than 75 articles and book chapters and is an ISAPS and ASAPS Traveling Professor.

Jonathan Sykes

Matteo Tretti Clementoni

Patrick Trevidic

Patrick TrevidicDr Patrick Trevidic is a Plastic surgeon based in Paris, France. He is also Chairman of the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department at Sainte Anne, one of the leading Hospital in Paris.
Over the last 15 years, Dr Trevidic has been instrumental as a key investigator in several anti-aging studies and has been at the forefront of many others. Working to promote evidence based medicine. Dr Trevidic has published more than 70 scientific articles in various periodicals and international journals and is often called upon to present his work at International congresses.
In 2014, 2 of his presentations to the Cutting Edge Congress in NYC won prestigious awards. As well as serving as Scientific Director of Expert2Expert (www.expert2expert.co.uk), the renowned noted European group of surgeons and dermatologists, he is also one of the founder of the largest European Aesthetic Congress F@CE 2 F.A.C.E held in Cannes every September.
In 2010, through his role with Expert 2 Expert, Dr Trevidic published, with his colleagues, “Anatomy and botulinum toxin injections”, a reference book based on expert observations. Today, this title remains one of the best seller within the Master collection of Expert 2 Expert so much so that in 2015 a revised and augmented edition with the contribution of international researcher Dr Bernard Poulain was launched and finds a large audience. In 2011, Dr Trevidic directed the launch of the second volume about “Anatomy and Volumizing Injections”, the number one title in the collection, in 2013 “Anatomy and hand medical rejuvenation” and in 2014 the much awaited “Anatomy and lip enhancement”, already a best seller. Dr Patrick Trevidic and E2E’s team are preparing 2 new titles for 2016. Dr Trevidic pioneered educational program around aesthetic dermatology and anatomy. Every year, several E2E training modules are directed by Dr Trevidic and his team for the benefit of international experts. Dr Trevidic is a professor and lecturer on surgery at several universities and schools of medicine in France and abroad.

Riikka Veltheim

Riikka Veltheim, Plastic surgeon. Part owner at Akademikliniken. Working mainly with aesthetic plastic surgery since 2007.

Roy de Vita

de Vita Roy

Roy de Vita, Chief of Plastic Surgery Dept. at National Institute for Cancer of Rome. Coordinator of the Breast Unit at National Institute for Cancer of Rome. 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).

Michael Zangani

ZanganiMichaelDr Michael Zangani is a Norwegian Board-Certified dermatologist working in Oslo. He was the first resident ever awarded the position of Associate Professor in Dermatology in his department which is the largest one in Norway.

He also has completed 2 years training in Plastic Surgery and has a PhD in
Immunology. Dr Zangani has published several papers in international journals. He also has single-handedly set up the first Acne Clinic in the north of Europe where the
sole focus of the clinic is acne and acne scar treatment with different medical and surgical modalities. Dr Zangani has participated in Dr Obagis training courses and several training courses by American Board of Aesthetic Medicine.

Karen Zupko

karen_zupkoKaren Zupko, educating and advising board certified plastic surgeons about the business side of their practices have been a focus of Karen’s for more than two decades. She is known for being an entertaining, energetic and informative speaker who is like a “shot of B12 to the brain!”

Karen has participated in the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery meetings for more than 20 years. Internationally Karen has participated in IMCAS- Paris, for four years, been a featured speaker at the Australian Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and at the ISDS in Europe and South America. Her extensive

experience allows Karen to take a 360 degree view of management and marketing. Understanding the specialty-specific nuances concerning personnel hiring and training, accounting, fee setting and quoting, computer systems and operations, as well as marketing keeps her analyses from being one dimensional. Contact her c/o info@karenzupko.com.



Jean-Pierre Amsellen

Piero Crabai

Sina Djalaei

Fredrik Gewalli

Robert Grant

Juan Jose Chacon Quirós

Pierre Lebreton

Federico Mayo

Stéphane Meunier

Marcos Sforza

Birgit Stark

Franck Villain

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