Surgery Course 2021 Faculty

Natalya Manturova

Doctor of Medical Sciences, Head of the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Cosmetology and Cellular Technologies Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University, chief freelance plastic surgeon of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation and the Department of Health of Moscow.

Prof. Manturova is an honored member of The Russian Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, member of The International Confederation of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (IPRAS), Society of Aesthetic Medicine, International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS).

Prof. Manturova is a scientific editor of the «Aesthetic Medicine» magazine, a member of the editorial board of the «Plastic surgery and cosmetology» magazine, a member of scientific committees and the scientific director of a number of Russian, European and other international congresses.

Prof. Manturova made a great contribution to the establishment and development of Plastic Surgery in Russia as a separate discipline. She is also a coordinator of a number of Russian and international conferences. Author of numerous publications medical magazines. Regular speaker at forums, conferences of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.

Was awarded the Diploma of the Ministry of Health and Social Development of the Russian Federation.

Andre Auersvald

M.D., M.Sc. Director of the Auersvald Plastic Surgery Institute.

Director of the Fullface and Neck Surgical Anatomy Course.

Membership: Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery, International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery IPRAS.

Timo Bartels

He is a board certified plastic surgeon. Assistant Medical Director, Dep. of Plastic-, Reconstructive- and Aesthetic Surgery, Handsurgery, Asklepios Klinik St. Georg, Hamburg.

Private Practice for Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery.

Dario Bertossi

Associate Professor for Maxillofacial Surgery and Stomatology University of Verona in the School of Anesthesiology, of Maxillo Facial Surgery, in the School of Dentistry.

Prof. Dario Bertossi is an internationally acclaimed Maxillo Facial Surgeon known for his innovative surgical techniques and is an international speaker on advanced Maxillo Facial surgery techniques. Dr. Bertossi has more than 16 years of experience in the field.
Prof. Bertossi has been a visiting professor at many university centers in the USA, Europe and South America. He is actively involved in research and teaching other Maxillo Facial surgeons in the University of Verona and gives surgical demonstrations to other maxillo facial surgeons around the world.
Prof. Bertossi is a member of the following societies: The American Society for Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, European Academy for Facial Plastic Surgery, European association of maxillo facial surgery, Italian society of maxillo facial surgery, International Association of Oral and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Italian society for oral pathology, Italian academy for esthetic facial surgery.
More than 60 publications in international and national journals, 85 scientific communications, 4 videofilms, More than 130 national and international meetings.

Javier Beut

Brian Biesman

Chiara Botti

Dr. Chiara Botti, Plastic and Aesthetic Surgeon, completed her studies at the University of Brescia. She is member of AICPE (Italian Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery), and an honorary member of the Paraguayan Society of Plastic Surgery.

Since the first year of enrollment in the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery she has supported her father (Dr. Giovanni Botti) in daily practice of cosmetic surgery. Therefore, as a result, at age 38 she already has 20 years of experience in the field.

In the training of Dr. Chiara Botti many and varied were the prolonged periods of training at other colleagues and clinics around the world.

She studied one semester at the Newcastle University in Australia, working at the same time as researcher in endocrinology, which yielded publications in leading international journals.

She participated for protracted periods to surgical activities in the University Hospitals of Lübeck (Germany), Natal (Brazil), Chiba (Japan) and in the departments of prof. Hexner (Frankfurt), Mottura (Cordoba, Argentina), Ribeiro (Rio de Janeiro), Gonzalez (Ribeirao Preto, Brazil), Bratu (Timisoara, Romania), Marten and Bowers (San Francisco, California). In recent years she has taken part in many of the most important courses and conferences in Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery, in Italy as well as abroad (Vienna, Brussels, Stuttgart, Helsinki, Hamburg, Barcelona, ​​Vittorio Veneto, Asuncion, Munich, Ferrara, Bergamo, Padua, Tenerife, Reggio Emilia, Udine, Florence, Ravenna, Tehran, Bern, Berlin just to mention the goals of recent times), both as speaker and operator in live surgery sessions.

She deepened her knowledge in the field of anti-aging medicine by participating to the master organized by the European Society of Anti-Aging Medicine.

She works at Villa Bella Clinic as surgeon.

Her main passion is surgery of the face, with particular interest in the aging process.

For years she has devoted herself with great satisfaction to the development of fat grafting techniques.

Giovanni Botti

MD, plastic surgeon, expert on face and neck surgery and mammaplasty. He is the head manager and the main surgeon of Villa Bella Clinic and president of the Italian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (AICPE), an active member of various national and international societies (AICPE, SICPRE, ISAPS, EAFPS, ISLAS, IPRAS etc). In addition Giovanni Botti is honorary member of the: French Society of Aesthetic Surgery, Aegyptian Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Romanian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Serbian Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery and Australian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

Dr Botti was awarded for his contributions to the improvement of aesthetic surgery by the: American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (Philadelphia, 1990), Japanese Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (Tokyo, 2000), Aegiptyan Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Cairo, 2001), IMCAS, (Paris 2003, 2004, 2005 e 2006, 2009), Romanian Society of Aesthetic, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Sinaia, 2006), Moldavian Society of Aesthetic Surgery (2007) and Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (2010).

He is the author of four complete books: "Liposuzione ambulatoriale" (1988), "Aesthetic surgery of the aging face"(1995), “Aesthetic mammaplasties” (2004), "Midface and neck aesthetic plastic surgery" (2010), translated in English and Spanish, and wrote chapters of several textbooks together with 71 scientific articles published by the most well-known international medical reviews. He took part as faculty member in many aesthetic surgery courses and congresses, organized by both Universities and Scientific Societies in more than 30 different countries.

Francisco Bravo

MD, PhD. Dr. Bravo became a member of the Royal College of Physicians of Madrid in 1996, undertaking his plastic surgery training both in across Madrid, Barcelona, Paris, London, New York and Rome.

After completing a Clinical Microsurgery Fellowship at the renowned New York University Medical Center´s Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Dr. Bravo returned to Europe as Consultant Plastic Surgeon at the Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam.

He later settled in Madrid to become Program Director of Plastic Surgery at one of the largest surgical centers in Spain, the Doce de Octubre University Hospital, where he also served as Associate Professor of Surgery at the Complutense University Medical School.  He now has shifted focus to his private practice after recently opening his clinic with an integrated operating suite in central Madrid.

Dr. Bravo is an active member of both the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons; and has served in the Executive Committee of both the Spanish Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the Spanish Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

Nuri Celik

Nuri A. Celik completed his plastic surgery training in Istanbul University Hospitals in 1994. He was a plastic surgery fellow with Dr. Carraway at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk from 1994 to 1995. He studied brachial plexus and facial nerve surgery as a microsurgery fellow at Baylor College of Medicine between 1995-1997. He did a one-year craniofacial surgery fellowship at Medical College of Wisconsin before he returned to Istanbul, Turkey to start his private practice.

He lectures on rhinoplasty and facial rejuvenation, blepharoplasty and canthoplasty internationally. He is currently the Turkish National Delegate of ISAPS and has served as a Visiting Professor in India. He is in private practice.

Mario Pelle Ceravolo

Board certified in General Surgery at the University of Rome and in Plastic Surgery at the University of Rio de Janeiro and Rome.

Former President of the Italian Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (AICPE). Chairman of AICPE International President of the International Medical Academy. Member of several international societies (ISAPS, ASAPS, ASPS etc).  Travelling Professor for the ISAPS. Has published over 70 papers in international reviews mainly on aesthetic surgery. Author of a two volumes book on “Aesthetic surgery of midface and neck”, a 2011 publication.

He is Professor of plastic  surgery at the University of Padova, Italy. Director of Dissection Course Program at the University of Vienna. Chief of Plastic Surgery at the Hesperia Hospital, Modena and Villa Margherita, Rome. Official reviewer of Aesthetic Surgery Journal and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal Global Open. Appointed with the Hinderer Prize by EASAPS in 2012 and in 2016 and by the Raymond Vilain Award by the ASAPS in 2014.

He is deeply dedicated to teaching in surgical dissections courses on cadavers and international congresses. He teaches in two University Master Courses and lectures in several worldwide courses of aesthetic surgery. He has been in practice in plastic surgery for the last 30 years and has performed over 20.000 operations in this field.

Steven R. Cohen

MD, FACS. Medical director and owner of FACES+ in La Jolla, California. Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of California, San Diego.

Dr. Cohen is internationally known as a pioneer in Regenerative Medicine, Facial Aesthetics and Craniofacial Surgery. He has been a leading innovator in the modern facelift, having been one of the first surgeons in the world to combine larger volume fat and cell-enriched fat grafting for volume restoration. He has served on the editorial boards of Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, the Annals of Plastic Surgery and Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

He is an inventor, businessperson and artist, whose works are in a number of private collections.

Martin Devoto

Sebastien Garson

He has been trained by some leading doctors such as Professor Devauchelle in Plastic and Aesthetic Face surgery, Doctor Cornette de Saint Cyr for the Cosmetic surgery and Doctor Delay on Breast surgery. He graduate of the Board of French’s College of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, European Board of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, French Board of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.  Currently he is the President of Plastirisq, past President of the SNCPRE and past President of the SOFCEP (French Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery). His working places are in private centres as well as at the hospital.

Abdulkadir Goksel

Dr. Abdülkadir Göksel is board certified by the European Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is the international member of American Academy of the Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery,  European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery, European Rhinoplasty Society, Turkish Facial Plastic Surgery Foundation.

Dr. Göksel was an International Invited Speaker in many International Congresses in Europe, Russia, Asia, Turkey.

In 2001 he founded Rino Istanbul Rhinoplasty Center  in Istanbul. Mainly focused on rhinoplasty in the last 15 years. Although he is in private practice, Dr. Goksel is active in the teaching of rhinoplastic surgery at the national and international levels. During last nearly 10 years he personally trained young surgeons in the art and science of rhinoplasty surgery.

Since 2005 Dr. Goksel took part as a guest speaker, moderator more than in 40 professional events.

Dr. Goksel is a permanent chairman of the Istanbul Rhinoplasty Workshop.

Jahrad Haq

Per Heden

Associate Professor, Plastic Surgeon, Co-Founder of Akademikliniken, Stockholm, Sweden

Dr Per Hedén began his medical training at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden, and entered plastic surgery training in 1978. He early developed interest in the then emerging field of microsurgery and subsequently became a driving force in establishing microsurgery practice in the region. In 1981 this lead to the first microsurgical operation performed in Stockholm.

In 1982, he was offered a position in Australia. This was followed by plastic surgery research in the U.S. under Professor Elof Eriksson in Illinois, and at Harvard University in Boston. In 1990 Dr Per Hedén attained associate professorship at Karolinska Institute, and became Head of the microsurgery unit at Sabbatsberg Hospital.

Dr Per Hedén founded Akademikliniken in 1991, which now is one of Europes largest private hospital that specializes in plastic surgery. He has published more than 50 scientific articles, and is a member of many national and international plastic surgical societies.

Professor Hedén has developed several new techniques applying to the use of form stable anatomical breast implants. He has written several textbook chapters on breast augmentation and he has been invited to many countries where he has performed operations to demonstrate his techniques.

Being a very early user of Botulinum toxin and Hyaluronic acid fillers Dr Hedén is also well known for his non-surgical facial rejuvenation techniques and has held numerous international workshops demonstrating his techniques.

Haideh Hirmand

MD, FACS. Dr. Hirmand has been in private practice since 1999 in New York City and she is Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at Weill-Cornell Medical College.  She is a member of the attending staff at The New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center, Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat and Lenox Hill Hospitals. Her practice focuses on aesthetic surgery, specializing in eyelid and facial rejuvenation. She has pioneered safe injection techniques for around the eyes. She also has a special interest in secondary breast surgery and body contouring. She continues to conduct clinical research and has published and presented numerous scientific articles. Dr. Hirmand is actively involved with teaching of surgical and injection techniques at the national level.

-Chair: Leadership Development Committee
-Chair: Women Plastic Surgeon’s Committee
-Member: New Technology and Emerging Trends Task Force, Teaching Course Committee

John B. Holds

Andrew Jacono

Dr. Andrew Jacono is a facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon practicing in Manhattan.

He is Section Head of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at North Shore University Hospital, Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Head and Neck Surgery at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and a Fellowship Director for the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

He has published extensively in medical literature, including Aesthetic Surgery Journal, Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery and Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and lectures nationally and internationally on topics including deep plane face lifting, endoscopic face lifting, and blepharoplasty. In addition to his aesthetic work, Dr. Jacono has a strong commitment to philanthropy. He is the Senior Advisor to FACE TO FACE, a national project offering pro bono consultation and surgery to victims of domestic violence.  He also is a surgical team leader for Healing The Children, which helps children throughout the world receive surgeries for cleft lip and palate defects and microtia. On his missions over the last decade, he has provided surgical care to over 500 children in Central and South America and Southeast Asia.

Naresh Joshi

Naresh Joshi is Consultant Oculoplastic surgeon at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Trust London and Honorary Consultant to the Royal Marsden. He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London.

He is a founder member, and ex-president of the British Ophthalmic Plastic Surgical Society (BOPSS). He heads the BOPSS aesthetics subcommittee.

He has an interest in reconstructive ophthalmic plastic surgery in craniofacial anomalies. He is the co-founder of the Craniofacial Ophthalmic Plastic Service (COPS), at Chelsea and Westminster hospital, widely recognised for its holistic paediatric, and adult facial surgery.

He has lectured throughout the world, on many aspects of reconstructive and aesthetic ophthalmic plastic surgery. He is also known for his practice in aesthetic surgical rejuvenation.

Amin Kalaaji

MD, PHD, Clinic Chief, Plastic Surgeon, and Consultant, Oslo Plastic Surgery Clinic, Oslo.

In the last 10 years, his most focus has been on aesthetic breast surgery, including aesthetic augmentation with fat grafting; a new method including logarithm to treat inverted nipples; intimate surgery, gluteal augmentation with fat and quality of life (QoL) after aesthetic surgery (eg, breast, intimate, and nose surgery).

He has published many peer-reviewed scientific papers and has presented more than 200 lectures, courses, and invited-speaker lectures in plastic and aesthetic surgery worldwide as in ASAPS, ISAPS, ISPRES, IMCAS and many national and international aesthetic surgery meetings. He currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery, reviewer in Aesthetic Surgery Journal and participates as faculty in global aesthetic courses for the International Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS).

Dr. Kalaaji is an active member and a board member of the Norwegian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons and a past board member of the Norwegian Society of Plastic Surgeons. He is also active member the Swedish Society of Plastic Surgeons; the Nordic Society of Plastic Surgeons; and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), including its international and education/program committees the International Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) and the International Society of Plastic Regenerative Surgery (ISPRES). In October 2015 and 2017, he served as chairman of the 1st and 2nd Norwegian American Aesthetic Meeting (NAAM1,2) in Oslo, Norway. Since July 2017 he has been elected as National Secretary for ISAPS in Norway for 4 years term.

Chia Chi Kao

Vakis Kontoes

Val Lambros

In private practice in Newport Beach, California.

Clinical Professor of Surgery, University of California, Irvine.  An expert in facial aging and facial rejuvenation, Dr. Lambros developed a method of analyzing facial aging by means of highly aligned photographs.  Dr. Lambros has honed and evolved his facelift technique for nearly three decades. He has made significant contributions in volume treatment of the aging face and the understanding of how the face ages in published articles in medical journals as well as presentations nationally and internationally.

Mehmet Manisali

Specialist in maxillofacial surgery and was appointed as a consultant to St.George’s Hospital, University of London and Croydon University Hospital. He is also an honorary consultant at Moorfield’s Eye Hospital.

His main areas of interest are management of facial trauma, facial aesthetic surgery including orthognathic surgery, surgery of the orbit and management of facial skin cancer. He has published in these areas and lectures nationally and internationally.

Timothy Marten

MD, FACS, 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 training at the University of Illinois at Chicago and went on to complete three prestigious fellowships in aesthetic surgery.

Dr Marten is an internationally recognized expert on surgery to improve and rejuvenate the face and has published numerous scientific articles and textbook chapters on facelift surgery and related topics.  Dr Marten 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.

Guy Massry

MD., Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California.

Dr. Massry’s practice focuses on aesthetic forehead, eyebrow, eyelid and mid face surgery. He has a specific interest in revisional aesthetic procedures, volume preservation blepharoplasty, and advances in the use of eyelid and periorbital fillers. Dr. Massry is a fellowship co-preceptor for both an AAFPRS approved facial plastic surgery fellowship, and an ASOPRS approved ophthalmic plastic fellowship. Dr. Massry has published extensively, is a frequent guest lecturer at various symposia both nationally and internationally, and has edited four textbooks focusing on aesthetic ocluloplastic surgery. Dr. Massry has founded his texts on contributions from the four core aesthetic subspecialties (plastic surgery, facial plastic surgery, oculoplastic surgery and dermatology). This has allowed a truly multi-disciplinary approach at evaluating and understanding the various topics of interest to the readership. This multispecialty approach of learning is primary to Dr. Massry’s educational philosophy and has led to his involvement on the advisory council of the Annual Multispecialty Aesthetic Meeting in Las Vegas Nevada. This is the largest such scientific meeting in the USA, and Dr. Massry organizes the oculoplastic session of the meeting. Dr. Massry is also a reviewer for various scientific journals, sits on the editorial board for his society’s (ASOPRS) specialty journal: The Journal of Ophthalmic Plastic and reconstructive Surgery (OPRS), and is the editor of the aesthetic citation section of this journal (OPRS).

Bryan Mendelson

Peter Palhazi

Dr. Palhazi is currently a plastic surgery resident and Ph.D. student in Hungary. He is committed to aesthetic rhinoplasty, breast reconstruction and cleft repair research. He works together with Dr. Rollin K. Daniel on nasal anatomy & rhinoplasty research and with Dr. Elisabeth Hall-Findlay on breast anatomy research. He regularly lectures at national and international rhinoplasty and breast surgery meetings. It was a great honor for Dr. Palhazi to win the Best Paper Award at the Annual Meeting of The Rhinoplasty Society, NYC, USA, 2013.

The Lower Nasal Base: An Anatomical Study. Aesthet Surg J. 2013 Jan 18. Daniel RK, Glasz T, Molnar G, Palhazi P, Saban Y, Journel B. 3D simulation of the nasoalveolar cleft defect. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2013 Jul 31. Pálházi P, Swennen G, Nagy K. Rhinoplasty and brow modification: a powerful combination. Aesthet Surg J. 2013 Sep 1. Daniel RK, Kosins A, Sajjadian A, Cakir B, Palhazi P, Molnar G. Rhinoplasty: The Lateral Crura-Alar Ring. Aesthet Surg J. 2014 Mar 28. Daniel RK, Palhazi P, Gerbault O, Kosins AM. The osseocartilaginous vault of the nose: anatomy and surgical observations. Aesthet Surg J. 2015 Mar Palhazi P, Daniel RK, Kosins AM.

Book chapters:
Az emlő és a regionális nyirokelvezetés anatómiája. (Anatomy of the breast and the regional lymphatic drainage) Pálházi P, Dorogi B. (in Az emlőrák korszerű sebészete. Kásler M, Gulyás G, Mátrai Z.; Medicina). Nez et région périnasale (Nose and the perinasal region) Saban Y, Palhazi P. (in new edition of the “Atlas of surgical anatomy of face and neck” by Yves Saban). Gross Anatomy of the Breast and Axilla. Palhazi P. (in Multidisciplinary Management of Breast Cancer for Surgeons: A European Textbook, edited by Wyld L, Leidenius M, Markopoulos C, Senkus E) (in Press)

Rhinoplasty: An Anatomical and Clinical Atlas. Daniel RK, Palhazi P. (in Press)

Thomas Rappl

MD, 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 Genaral 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.

Dirk Richter

MD, PhD. Associate Professor for Plastic Surgery at the University Bonn, Director and Chief of the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Dreifaltigkeits-Hospital in Wesseling, Germany.

Board certified in plastic surgery, Dr. Richter received his specialty training in part at the Clinica Ivo Pitanguy in Brazil, the Haubrichhof Clinic in Cologne, and the Dreifaltigkeits-Hospital in Wesseling with Professor Neven Olivari, Germany. His primary focus is in body-contouring surgery after massive weight loss, face and periorbital rejuvenation with revision cosmetic surgery, and the treatment of patients with endocrine orbitopathy resulting from Graves disease.

Dr. Richter’s expertise as a plastic surgeon is recognized both nationally and internationally. He is a member of the German Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons; an international active member of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS); on the editorial board of the Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Journal, Aesthetic Surgery Journal, Plastic Surgery Pulse News; and currently President Elect of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS).

Over the past years, Dr. Richter has received many national and international invitations around the world to lecture at premier medical conferences in the fields of body contouring, breast surgery, and periorbital rejuvenation. He has authored several book chapters and published multiple scientific articles. Dr. Richter is also involved in the field of breast cancer and wound-healing research with multiple co-authorships in highly regarded research journals.

Rod J. Rohrich

M.D., F.A.C.S. He is an internationally known surgeon, innovative leader and educator in Plastic Surgery.
He is Professor and Founding Chairman of Plastic Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Distinguished Teaching Professor and recipient of the Rod J. Rohrich, M.D. Distinguished Professorship in Wound Healing and Plastic Surgery. He served as chairman of the Department of Plastic Surgery for 23 years. Dr. Rohrich is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and has a clinical practice at University Hospitals/UT Southwestern Medical Center and the Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute.

His interests span the entire spectrum of plastic surgery, from craniomaxillofacial surgery to aesthetic surgery, and have resulted in over 800 peer reviewed scientific articles. He has been a Visiting Professor to over 150 organizations and chaired over 100 national and international plastic surgery educational symposia.
He served as President of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Chair of the Residency Review Committee in Plastic Surgery, a Director of the American Board of Plastic Surgery and President of The Rhinoplasty Society, the Dallas Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons as well as a Founding Director of the National Endowment for Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Rohrich has received top prestigious national research, teaching and distinguished service awards from the leading plastic surgery societies during his academic career. He is Editor-in-Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the leading and most prestigious journal in the world for plastic surgeons.

Michel Rouif

Yves Saban

MD, PHD, ENT, Facial Plastic, Maxillo-Facial Surgery. He is a Vice-President of French Facial Plastic Surgery Society, French Delegate to European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery, International Advisory Board Member of Asian Facial Plastic Surgery Society. Member of European Academies: EAFPS, ESGS.

He has an Honorary Gold Medal of Milano Plastic Surgery Institute.

Founder and Director of International Symposium “4M Head and Neck” (Monte Carlo, Monaco, 2007); International Symposium “The Nose: Aesthetics and Function” (Nice, France, 2003); Advanced Course on Surgical Anatomy of Rhinoplasty (Nice, France,1990-1994); Advanced Course on Surgical Anatomy of the Face and Neck (Nice, France,1990- 1994); Assises Nationales d’ORL (France, 1991-2013).

Editor of Atlas of Surgical Anatomy of the Face and Neck (SEE – Firenze Ed – 2009); Atlas of Surgical Anatomy of the Face and Neck (Masson Ed – 1994); Rhinoplasty and Additive Mentoplasty (OEMF Ed. – 1996); Rhinoplasty (Monography, Amplifon n° 32 – 2002); Questions about Rhinoplasty (Monography – 2004); He is an author of 8 chapters in books (Oculoplastic Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery, Rhinoplasties).

He is an organizer of more than 40 scientific international courses (Salivary glands (ESTC Geneva CH); Facial Plastic Surgery; Rhinoplasty).

Yves Saban was an International Invited Speaker in many International Congresses in Europe, Russia, Asia, Brasil, Algeria. He was an International President of 4th International Course of Functional and Aesthetic Surgery of the Nose (Bologna, Italy, 2012).

He is an author of many scientific articles in international journals.

George Skouras

Tevfik Sozen

Dr Sozen attended Hacettepe University Medical school in Ankara and completed a five-year residency training program in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Hacettepe University Medical School in 2011.

Dr. Sozen also completed one year fellowship training programs - in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as an official Fellow of The European Academy For Facial Plastics Surgery.

During his fellowship he worked with Andrew Jacono, Mehmet Manisali, Fazil Apaydın, Ozcan Cakmak, Holger Gassner.

Dr Sozen joined the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at the University of Hacettepe in 2013 and since then he is working in that department as academic member.

He is an executive Board Member of The Turkisch Facial Plastic Surgery Academy.

He is a member of Turkish Association of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, The European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery.

He lectures on rhinoplasty, and facial rejuvenation nationally and internationally.

Ozan Sozer

Board certified plastic surgeon practicing in El Paso, TX for 20 years. He is the founder and president of El Paso Cosmetic Surgery. He specializes in most aspect of aesthetic surgery. He is renowned for his buttock flap for autologous buttock lift and augmentation and he is one of the pioneers of circumferential lipoabdominoplasty. Currently, he has been lecturing about his techniques for facial rejuvenation and breast reduction.

He is an associate professor at Texas Tech University, he also sits on the Board of Directors of ISAPS. He is the current chairman of educational council of ISAPS.

He has many published articles, book chapters and has given more than 300 invited lectures throughout the world.

Jonathan Sykes

MD. Professor/Director of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery UCDAVIS Health System.

Dr. Sykes is a board certified facial plastic surgeon offering the latest advances in traditional facial plastic surgery and minimally invasive procedures, including endoscopic forehead lifts, mini facelifts and microfollicular hair transplants. Through practices in Sacramento and Roseville, he also provides Botox®, injectable fillers such as Restylane™, laser skin rejuvenation, and other minimally invasive procedures and noninvasive treatments. Since 1983, he’s helped thousands of men and women achieve their personal appearance goals.

Since beginning practice in 1983, Dr. Sykes has performed more than 13,500 aesthetic, functional and reconstruction surgeries on patients ranging from infants to the elderly. Dr. Sykes is certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology (ears, nose and throat).

Fausto Viterbo

S. Anthony Wolfe

M.D. Director of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Miami Children’s Hospital, Director of an ACGME accredited Craniofacial Fellowship.

Dr. Wolfe is certified by The American Board of Surgery and The American Board of Plastic Surgery, and serves as a Senior Examiner for the latter. He is a Founding Member of The International Society of Craniofacial Surgeons, and Past President of The American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons and The Rhinoplasty Society. He has served on the Editorial Boards of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and The Annals of Plastic Surgery. He is a member of numerous organizations, including The American Association of Plastic Surgeons, The American Society of Plastic Surgeons, The American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery,The American College of Surgeons, and The American Cleft Palate Association.

He is an Honorary Member of the Plastic Surgery Societies of Ecuador, France, Columbia, Argentina, Cuba, and Finland.He has been invited to operate in a number of American Centers (University of Texas, Galveston; University of Florida; Walter Reed Medical Center) and Centers abroad (Venezuela, Argentina, Ecuador, Cuba, Guatemala, Mexico, Russia, China.

Ilia Almazov

MD,  Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon.
Active Member of
ISAPS (International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery)
RSPRAS (Russian Society Plastic Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeons)
Honorary Member of KSPS (Kyrgyz Society for Plastic Surgery)

Participant of many international scientific congresses and symposia in Russia and abroad.
Has organized 2 international courses with live surgery.

Alexey Borovikov

Professor Alexey M. Borovikov (Moscow, Russia) is in surgery since 1975. Has publications on general abdominal surgery, angio- and neurosurgery, reconstructive hand and breast microsurgery, orthopedics and traumatology.

Author of the books on postmastectomy breast reconstruction and aesthetic breast surgery. Alexey is in private practice for the last 20 years, and is active in postgraduate education of plastic surgeons. A member of several national and international societies.

David Grishkyan

Certified plastic surgeon, Doctor of Medicine, full member of the European Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (ESPRAS), European Rhinologic Society (ERS), and the Russian Society of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgeons.

Dr. Grishkyan has been practicing plastic surgery for more than 18 years. Over that time, he has performed more than 3,000 operations, including more than 700 rhinoplasty procedures.

Dr. Grishkyan is the author of more than 25 research papers. He was among the first surgeons to start using micro instruments for rhinoplasty and among the first Russian cosmetologists and plastic surgeons to adopt modern laser techniques.

Irina Khrustaleva

Doctor of Medicine, plastic surgeon, head of plastic surgery at the Department of Post-graduate Education of the St.Petersburg State I.P. Pavlov Medical University, medical director of the plastic surgery clinic, Academia, Russian national secretary of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ISAPS), full member of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS), full member of the Russian Society of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgeons.

Natalya Korableva

Doctor of Medicine, plastic surgeon, surgeon of the top category.

Full member of the Russian Society of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgeons. Full member of the Pirogov Surgical Society.

With more than 30 years in medicine, Dr. Korableva currently serves as a plastic surgeon at A3BEAUTE Clinique. She attended numerous international conventions of plastic and reconstructive surgeons. Over the years, she has performed countless operations on patients with breast pathologies, as well as reconstructions and aesthetic procedures. Dr. Korableva is the author of more than 90 research papers and the holder of four patents.

Alla Poberezhnaya

Plastic surgeon at the aesthetic surgery A3BEAUTE Clinique (St. Petersburg).

Active member of the Russian Society of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgeons (SPRAS). Member of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ISAPS). Master's degree in Pediatrics from the St.Petersburg State Medical Academy of Pediatrics, Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation. Surgical residency at the Department of General Surgery residency at Pskov Regional Hospital, Russia. Plastic surgery residency at the Department of Plastic, Aesthetic, and Reconstructive Surgery, St.Petersburg Postgraduate Academy of Medicine. From 2000 to 2003 worked as a surgeon and was head of the surgical department Novorzhevsky Regional Hospital. Since 2006 plastic surgeon. in private clinic.
Author of publications on aesthetic surgery. Regular participant and speaker at Russian and international plastic surgery conferences.
Main interests in: Endoscopic techniques, Facial rejuvenation , Aesthetic Breast Surgery, Body contouring, Fat grafting.

Iurii Tsoi

Sergei Vasilyev

Doctor of Medicine, professor, surgeon of the top category. Head of the Plastic Surgery and Cosmetology Department of the South Urals State Medical University, full member of the Russian Society of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgeons, full member of the International Confederation for Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (IPRAS), national representative of the Russian Society of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgeons at IPRAS, corresponding member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), president of the Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons of the Chelyabinsk region, member of the board of the Russian Society of Mammalogists.

Organizer of three Russian-American plastic surgery conferences (in 1998, 1998, and 2000) and a Russian-British one (in 2001). Dr. Vasiliev spoke and lectured on plastic surgery abroad on many occasions: in Strasbourg, France (1995), Hannover, Germany (1996), San Francisco, USA (1999), NYC, USA (1999), University of Texas, USA (1999), Miami University, USA (1999), Washington University, USA (1999), Mayo Clinic, USA (2001), Albany Medical College, USA (2001), Vienna, Austria (2005), Rome, Italy (2012), and Berlin, Germany (2013). He is the author or co-author of 119 research papers and has 13 inventor's certificates issued in his name.

Vitaly Zholtikov

Plastic surgeon, MD. Associate Professor at the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of the St.Petersburg State Pediatric Medical University.

Member of the Russian Society of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgeons (SPRAS). Member of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ISAPS). International Member of American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). Member of the International Confederation for Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (IPRAS). Member of the Rhinoplasty Society of Europe.
Dr. Zholtikov performs all types of plastic surgery and specializes in aesthetic surgery. His research interests include rhinoplasty, breast augmentation and blepharoplasty.
Has organized 4 international courses with live surgery.
In 2010 he founded A3BEAUTE Clinique in St.Petersburg.