Surgery Course 2023 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.

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.

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.

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.

Olivier Gerbault

Dr Gerbault is a plastic surgeon in Paris focused on rhinoplasty since 25 years.
He has developed in 2013 ultrasonic rhinoplasty instruments, techniques, and the full open approach for their use.
He has also worked on the understanding of bone and septum stability and been extending the use of nasal ligaments for rhinoplasty.
He is member of the Rhinoplasty Society of Europe and the Rhinoplasty Society.
He is the current president of the International Rhinoplasty Research Society.

Neil A. Gordon

Facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon. He specializes in primary and revision facial rejuvenation and rhinoplasty.

He was one of the early pioneers of the Deep Plane Facelift and advanced this technique by developing the Vertical Platysma Advancement. He presented both the Vertical Platysma Advancement and his advance of browlift technique, the Vertical Galea Advancement, as the keynote speaker at the AAFPS Symposium on Facelifts in Sydney Australia in 2016. His extensive experience in revision rhytidectomy was recognized in “W MAGAZINE”, where Dr. Gordon was named “the Revisionist”, for his ability to restore a natural look to an overstretched, overdone face.

Chia Chi Kao

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.

T. Gerald O`Daniel

T. Gerald O’Daniel, MD is a dual Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon and Facial Plastic Surgeon in Louisville, Kentucky, USA.  He has over 3 decades of experience performing state of the art aesthetic plastic surgery. He has a busy private practice that concentrates on facial aesthetic procedures, doing over 150 facelifts/necklifts per year. He is the medical director of O’Daniel Plastic Surgery Studio and the Louisville Surgery Center. In addition, he is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Louisville. He is a member of the ISAPS Educational Committee, Residents Education committee and Chair of the ISAPS Journal Club dedicated to teaching and advancing aesthetic surgeons worldwide. He is on the Editorial Board for Aesthetic Surgery Journal.

Dr. O’Daniel trained in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Washington University and Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at University of Louisville. He completed fellowship training programs in craniofacial and pediatric plastic surgery at Washington University, iSt. Louis Missouri, and Ghang Gung Hospital in Taiwan as well as a facial plastic and facial nerve fellowship with Dr Mark May in Pittsburg Pennsylvania. Dr. O’Daniel also did a research fellowship in collaboration with Dr Robert Acland at the University of Louisville.

Dr. O’Daniel is known for contributions in plastic surgery related to face lifting, subplatysmal neck lift surgery, facial assessment, surgical planning and surgical anatomy of the face and neck. He is a leading advocate for adoption of the surgical net in aesthetic surgery for in the emerging concept of gliding procedures.  Dr O’Daniel has performed 1000’s of facial aesthetic procedures that have evolved into concepts and techniques that he has shared in numerous publications in plastic surgery journals and book chapters. He has been invited to over 200 national and international meetings to lecture, perform live surgeries and cadaver demonstrations. He has 50 publications and book chapters.

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)

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.

Ben Talei

Facial plastic surgeon from Beverly Hills known for having developed the most advanced facelift and lip lift procedures.

Trained at UCLA, UCSD, Columbia Cornell, NYU and Einstein.
International professor and national fellowship director.

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.

Ksenia Avdoshenko

Sergei Kruglik

Plastic surgeon; PhD; a member of the profile commission on plastic surgery under the chief freelance specialist of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation - Manturova Natalia Evgenievna; current member of OPREC; Head of the Clinic of Plastic Surgery and Cosmetology "VIP Clinic".

Ilona Kochneva

Kazbek Kudzaev

Candidate of Medical Sciences, member of Russian Society of Plastic Reconstructive and Aestetic Surgeons (SPRAS), doctor of higher category, member of Russian Arthroscopic Society.

Doctor Kudzaev Prepared his thesis in Kurgan Research Institute for Traumatology and Orthopedics named after Ilizarov, studied in the USA (Michigan), under specialists of the Czech republic, Germany, France, the Netherlands and Italy. His achievements are registered in the Planet Book of Records.
Author of more than 30 scientific publications and 6 inventions. Has innovative proposals in the field of development of medical equipment, technologies and pharmaceuticals.
Laureate of Russian and international awards and prizes.
Honored Doctor of the Republic of South Ossetia.
The general director and the creator of "Kudzayev's Clinic".
Head of the Center for Orthopedics and Aesthetic Surgery.

Arseniy Lavrov

Plastic surgeon, maxillofacial surgeon.

Head of the department of plastic surgery of the clinic "NicoMed", Krasnodar, plastic surgeon "Atribeaute Clinique", St. Petersburg, plastic surgeon of the "University Surgical Clinic", Moscow.

The main areas of interest: facial aesthetic surgery, endoscopic and radical face and neck facial procedures, aesthetic nose surgery, repeated rhinoplasty, aesthetic surgery of nose deformities in clefts of the upper lip and palate.
Participant of many international scientific congresses and symposia in Russia and abroad.

Yulia Lebedeva

Candidate of Medical Sciences, certified plastic surgeon at the A3BEAUTE clinic (St. Petersburg), teacher-researcher at the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of St. Petersburg State Pediatric Medical University.

Full member of the Russian Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS).

Participant and speaker at international conferences on plastic surgery. Author and co-author of scientific articles and patents in the field of plastic surgery.

The main areas of interest: aesthetic facial surgery (rhinoplasty, blepharoplasty, facial rejuvenation - endoscopic and SMAS lifting, neck plastic surgery)

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.

Irina Serb

Plastic surgeon. Work experience 25 years. Full member of the Russian Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (SPRAS).

Sergei Shvirev

Practicing aesthetic surgeon since 1991, co-founder of the clinic of plastic surgery "GrandMed".

Performs a wide range of aesthetic operations on the face and body. Member of RSPRAS, a full member of ISAPS since 2002. Permanent speaker and lecturer at Russian and international forums on plastic surgery. The author of original lectures and master classes on anti-aging facial surgery.

Vladimir Sorvin

Maxillofacial surgeon graduating in June 2012. Experienced in the orthognathic surgery and oral surgery.

Orthognathic surgery (3D planning, operations). Dentistry surgery – all variations of tooth extractions, dental implants and GBR.

Sergei Vasilyev

Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Plastic Surgery and Cosmetology of the South Ural State Medical University, Honorary Member of the Russian Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (RSPRAS), International Member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

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.

Vitaly Zholtikov

Plastic surgeon, MD.
Assistant Professor of the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, St. Petersburg State Pediatric Medical University.
Active member, member of the Council of the Russian Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (SPRAS).
National Secretary of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in Russia (ISAPS).
Full member, member of the Board of Directors of the Rhinoplasty Society of Europe (RhiSoEu).
Member of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS).
Member of the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery (EAFPS).
Member of the International Rhinoplasty Research Society (IRRS).
Honorary Member of the Rhinoplasty Society of South Africa (SORSSA).
Honorary Member of the Turkish Facial Plastic Surgery Association.
Honorary member of the Society of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic surgeons of Uzbekistan.
Honorary Member of the Rhinoplasty Society of India.