INSTRUCTORS

Prof. Christoph Andree

Prof. Andree and his team have been setting standards all over Europe in the area of autologous breast reconstruction, performing more than 250 cases per year. Only a few physicians are able to present a similarly high number of cases – and therefore such extensive experience with respect to the so-called DIEP flap procedure. Prof. Andree has been a frequent speaker at international expert conferences, and his opinion is valued by his colleagues worldwide. Once a year, Prof. Andree facilitates the renowned International Breast Symposium Duesseldorf.

Dr. Raúl Banegas

Dr. Raul Banegas holds a degree in general surgery as well as a specialization in plastic and reconstructive surgery. In 1996, when the first Botolinum Toxin arrived to Argentina, Dr. Banegas was among the earliest users, and before that, in 1995, Dr. Banegas had started his work with injectables. At the present time, Dr. Banegas is the director of the prestigious Allergan Medical Institute in Argentina, and he gives courses and fellowships in his clinic in Buenos Aires.

As a long time member of both Argentinian and international plastic and aesthetic surgery societies, he has lectured around the world. In addition, he has co-authored books, clinical studies, and referendums, and has acted as the principal investigator on a retrospective and comparative study of two Botolinum Toxins.

Prof. Yoav Barnea

Prof. Yoav Barnea, MD, MPH; Head of the Plastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery Unit at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov).
Plastic surgeon, specialized in Breast reconstruction after mastectomy due to cancer or congenital or acquired asymmetry, Oncoplasty,
Breast reduction due to hypertrophy,Treatment of gynecomasty in men, Microsurgery. Profesor at the Faculty of Medicine at Tel Aviv University. Well recognized and respected international Speaker and Trainer. Published about 50 professional publications.

Prof. Burcu Celet Ozden
Prof. Celet Ozden is a pioneer in immediate direct-to-implant and muscle-sparing pre-pectoral breast reconstruction. Her research has focused on implant-based breast reconstruction and radiotherapy compatibility, as well as implant sizing and pre-pectoral DTI procedures. Prof. Celet Ozden possesses a genuine interest in breast and chest wall reconstruction, and works with several multi-disciplinary breast care teams and referral centers in Istanbul, where she plays an active role in treatment planning and reconstructive procedures,

as well as aesthetic and reconstructive revisions. She is the founder of the Istanbul Breast Clinic, where she established a specialized breast plastic surgery practice.

Dr. Marcelo Di Maggio

Dr. Di Maggio is among the world’s most renowned specialists in Facial Features Remodeling Surgery & Facial Feminization Surgery. His specialty is to combine cosmetic procedures with facial skeleton remodelling in a single surgical procedure. He is a specialist in Aesthetic, Reconstructive & Plastic Surgery, as well as Cranio-maxillo-facial Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery, and General Surgery.

Dr. Alberto Diaspro

Dr. Alberto Diaspro (MD, MSc) is a Maxillofacial and Facial Plastic Surgeon from Turin (Italy).
He has received his Medical Degree and specialization in Maxillo-facial Surgery from the University of Turin, he earned his Master of Science in Facial Plastic Surgery form the University of Rome Tor Vergata, his Master of Science in Aesthetic Medicine and Therapy from the University of Camerino (Italy) and obtained his Aesthetic Medicine Diploma at at the Post University School of Aesthetic Medicine S.M.I.E.M.-Agorà in Milan (Italy).
He is member of the European Academy of Facial Plastics Surgery (E.A.F.P.S.) and of the Italian Association of Aesthetic and Functional Face Surgery (A.I.C.E.F.F.).
He is Chief Medical Officer of Rigeneralab – Center for Regenerative Medicine in Turin (Italy), and works as a private consultant in Maxillo-facial as well as Facial Plastic Surgery, focused on facial rejuvenation by means of combined techniques.

Dr. Dennis Hammond

Dr. Dennis Hammond is an American physician from Grand Rapids, Michigan, and one of the world’s most recognized figures in plastic and reconstructive surgery. He has authored numerous scientific papers, as well as the infamous textbook “Atlas of Aesthetic Breast Surgery.” Dr. Hammond is the associate editor for “Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery,” the main scientific journal for plastic surgeons around the world.

He has developed his own tissue expander for breast reconstruction, participated in nearly every known breast implant study since 1990, and developed a technique called the SPAIR mammaplasty, a procedure which reduces scarring in breast reduction surgery. Dr. Hammond sits on the board of numerous societies, and runs a plastic surgery clinic in Michigan: Partners in Plastic Surgery. He has educated tens of thousands of plastic surgeons over the years, from numerous countries around the globe.

Dr. Per Hedén

Dr. Per Hedén is a world renowned thought leader in plastic & reconstructive surgery as well as microsurgery. He is continuously on the forefront of innovation, and the co-founder of one of Europe – and arguably the world’s – foremost medical aesthetic practices, Akademikliniken in Stockholm, Sweden. He was the original architect of Beauty Through Science, an annual international conference showcasing the latest trends and best practices in both surgical and non-surgical aesthetic medicine.

Dr. Hedén was one of the early users of Botulinum Toxin and Hyaluronic acid fillers, and thus is well known for his non-surgical facial rejuvenation techniques. In addition, he has developed a specific methodology for performing aesthetic breast augmentation, which has been taught and used successfully by countless physicians around the globe. He has authored renowned educational textbooks, clinical publications in esteemed journals, and has graced the stage of the most prestigious conferences.

Prof. Dr. Alexandre Munhoz

Prof.Dr. Alexandre Mendonça Munhoz is the head of the Breast Reconstruction Department of the Cancer Institute of São Paulo, as well as the Department of Plastic Surgery of the Moriah Hospital. He was elected by ASPS as Associated Editor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Global Open Journal. He has published numerous scientific papers and has received dozens of scientific awards related to plastic surgery research.

Prof. Maurizio Nava

One of the most recognized figures in breast reconstruction surgery, Prof. Maurizio Nava is the past Head of the Plastic Surgery Unit at the Instituto Masionale dei Tumori in Milan, Italy, as well as the Contract Professor in Plastic Surgery Universita degli Studi di Genova, Italy. He heads the annual MBN Aesthetic Breast Meeting which takes place yearly in Milan.

Mr. Marc Pacifico

Mr Marc Pacifico is an aesthetic consultant plastic surgeon based in the United Kingdom, and the director of the aesthetic clinic Purity Bridge, alongside his busy private surgical practice. Mr Pacifico is active both on the council and as a member of numerous plastic surgery societies, including the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS),

the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons and the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS). He has published over 50 international peer-reviewed papers, and is an active educator at various conferences around the world.

Prof. Alberto Rancati

Prof. Alberto Rancati MD, PhD, graduated in 1984 from medical school at University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and is Board-certified in General Surgery and Plastic Surgery. He undertook his training in Plastic and Oncologic surgery in Italy and USA. He is an active member of ASPS, ISAPS, SACPER (Sociedad Argentina de Cirugia Plastica, and AAC (Asociacion Argentina de Cirugia).

Prof. Rancati is currently the Chief of Oncoplastic Surgery at the Instituto Oncologico Henry Moore, at Buenos Aires Argentina, and the Director of Plastic Surgery for Latin America at the CFS -UCSD (Center for the Future of Surgery at University of California, San Diego, USA).