Dr. Adams maintains a private practice in plastic surgery in Dallas, TX. In addition, he also serves as an Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX. He is the program director of the UT Southwestern Aesthetic Fellowship, and Vice-President of the Aesthetic Society.
Dr. Adams is an international authority on breast augmentation/ enlargement, breast implants technology including cohesive gel implants, capsular contracture, and breast implant associated ALCL. He has developed new techniques for use in clinical breast implant surgery that has made breast augmentation / enlargement and breast reconstruction safer for patients.
Dr Adams recently in 2019 completed the 2nd edition of the worlds’ only Breast Augmentation Atlas to further educate surgeons on breast augmentation surgery.
In 2009, he founded and currently serves as the CEO / President and Chief Medical Officer of The Plastic Surgery Channel. A multi-media company on plastic surgery operated by plastic surgeons. The channel specializes in high quality doctor delivered programming in plastic surgery, and creates a novel media voice to the public.
Professor Christoph Andree attended medical school at the University of Bonn, Germany. He obtained his Medical Thesis at the Regional Burn Center of the University of San Diego, USA. After his postdoctoral research fellowship at Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA, he was trained in Plastic and Hand Surgery at the University Hospital Freiburg, Germany. Presently, he is head of the Department of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery at the Sana-Hospital in Düsseldorf and is founder of Breast&Body at the Königsallee. He has been awarded several research grants and received various honors. Since 2013 he is the scientific director of the International Breast Symposium Düsseldorf (IBSD).
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Prof. Barnea is a specialist in plastic and reconstructive surgery and the head of the plastic and reconstructive breast surgery unit at the Tel-Aviv Medical Center in Israel. He is also the chief and medical director of Assuta Aesthetic Clinics.
He graduated medical school at Tel Aviv University and served in the army as chief physician of the airborne infantry brigade and commander of the medical officers' course in the military school of medicine. He completed his residency in plastic surgery at the Tel Aviv Medical Center, followed by a fellowship in microsurgical oncological reconstruction at MD Anderson, Houston, Texas. There he developed a specialization in reconstructive and aesthetic surgery of the breast, including microvascular breast reconstruction. He also completed a master degree in plastic surgery.
Currently Prof. Barnea performs various types of breast surgeries, both aesthetic and reconstruction. He works in the breast health center, as part of the multidisciplinary breast team and in a private clinic. He is involved in new medical technologies and start-ups, and serves as a medical advisor and consultant. He published scientific papers and book chapters on these subjects, both clinical research and basic science. He is a lecturer and educator in plastic surgery and a tutor of medical students, interns, and residents. He is the past secretary of the Israel society of plastic and aesthetic surgery, and a longtime volunteer for the Israel Cancer Association and the Bracha foundation, a non-profit organization for BRCA gene mutation carriers.
Prof. Barnea in an invited speaker and faculty in many plastic surgery and breast meetings and has been leading breast symposiums, workshops and roadshows. He is the founder and chair of the Tel Aviv Breast Meeting.
Head of Breast Unit at S. Andrea Hospital University of Rome.
Head of Breast Unit – S. Andrea Hospital Sapienza University of Rome, Rome (Italy)
2/11/88–1/9/02 Research in General Surgery
Policlinico Umberto I Department of Surgery Sapienza University of Rome, Rome (Italy)
Head of Interventional Ultrasound Department Breast, Neck, Node, Abdominal Ultrasound.
Interventional procedures for Liver (radiofrequency) and Breast
Trainer in postgraduate courses in surgery
Coordinator of Mammography, Uterus Neck and Colon Screening at ASL RMC 750,000 citizens
Mitchell H. Brown, MD, is a full Professor in the Department of Surgery and past Program Director of the plastic surgery training program in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at The University of Toronto. Dr. Brown’s plastic surgery practice is focused primarily on reconstructive and aesthetic breast surgery and body contouring.
Dr. Brown earned his medical degree at the University Of Western Ontario Faculty Of Medicine in London, Ontario. He completed his residency in plastic surgery at the University of Toronto and then received a Master’s degree in Education.
Dr. Brown has lectured extensively in the areas of reconstructive and aesthetic breast surgery with a strong focus on breast implants. He is the Founder of Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day, an advocacy initiative to raise awareness for options in breast reconstruction. Dr. Brown is the Chair of the Toronto Breast Surgery Symposium, Canada’s largest annual meeting focused on plastic surgery of the breast. He is a member of the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Canadian Society for Aesthetic (Cosmetic) Plastic Surgery, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, The American Association of Plastic Surgeons, the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
Dr. Calobrace is a graduate of Indiana University Medical School and completed residencies in both General Surgery and Plastic Surgery at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Subsequently, he completed a cosmetic and breast surgery fellowship with Dr. G. Patrick Maxwell and began practice in Louisville, Kentucky in 1997. He has dual clinical faculty appointments with the Departments of Plastic Surgery, at the University of Louisville and the University of Kentucky and received teaching honors in 2007, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2019.
Dr. Calobrace is also clinical director of the Calobrace Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship. Dr. Calobrace is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and member of American Society of Plastic Surgeons and American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. He has a thriving cosmetic surgery practice, performing approximately 1000 major cosmetic procedures each year, including facial surgery, body contouring, breast surgery, hair transplantation and post-bariatric rejuvenation.
Dr. Calobrace is considered a global leader in the field of cosmetic breast surgery today. He has participated in multiple FDA clinical breast studies and has been a consultant and speaker for Allergan, Mentor and Sientra. Dr. Calobrace lectures extensively in the US and Internationally, is an ASAPS Traveling Professor, chairs the BIA-ALCL committee for ASAPS, performed live surgery at the 2009, 2014, 2016 and 2019 Atlanta Breast Symposium and 2018 Advanced Aesthetics Meeting in St Petersburg Russia. He also has published extensively on the subject of aesthetic breast surgery , authoring multiple peer-review articles and chapters in and has just completed a textbook.
1/03/2019 – cont
Professor of Medical Oncology, University La Sapienza, Rome
National Professional qualification as Full Professor in Oncolgy Area
13/07/10 – Cont
Chief member Macroarea 2 Rete Oncologica Regione Lazio
13/04/16 – present
Director of Oncologic Medicine Area, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Rome
27/02/09 – 31/05/2015
Director of Department of Medical Oncology, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Rome
8/7/01 – 18/12/06
Scientific Director, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Rome
1/3/01 – 8/7/’01
Director of Department of Medical Oncology, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Rome
1/01/’96 – Present
Permanent Director, I Medical Oncology Unit, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Rome
12/12/94 – 31/12/95
Director ad interim, I Medical Oncology Unit, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Rome
16/2/91 – 11/12/94
Director, Medical Oncology Service, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Rome
1/2/88 – 15/2/91
Assistant, I Medical Oncology Unit, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Rome
1/6/79 – 31/1/88
Attendant, I Medical Oncology Unit, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Rome
Giuseppe Curigliano, MD PhD, is Associate Professor of Medical Oncology at University of Milano and the Head of the Division of Early Drug Development at European Institute of Oncology, Italy. He is a clinician and researcher specialising in early drug development for patients with solid tumours with a special commitment on breast cancer. He has been a Member of the ESMO Breast Cancer Faculty since 2001 and is currently the Faculty Coordinator, he has also served on the Scientific Committee for the St Gallen Conference since 2011, and was the Scientific Chair in St Gallen 2017. He has been an Editorial Board Member for Annals of Oncology since 2014, and serves as Co-Editor in Chief of The Breast, Co-Editor in Chief of Cancer Treatment Reviews, Associate Editor of the European Journal of Cancer, Editor of the Journal of Clinical Oncology. He also serves on the European School of Oncology (ESO) faculty committee.
Dr Curigliano serves ESMO as the Chair of the Nomination Committee and is a Council Member, since 2016 he also a member of the ESMO Women for Oncology Committee, ESMO Membership Committee, ESMO Press and Media Affairs Committee and the ESMO Global Policy Committee.
He served as the scientific chair of the IMPAKT meeting that was held in Brussels in 2014 and as the Breast Cancer (metastatic) Track Chair of the ESMO 2014 meeting in Madrid. He is the Co-Chair of the first ESMO Breast Cancer Congress in 2019.
He has been awarded with the first ESO Umberto Veronesi Award in Vienna in 2017 and with the Fellowship of the European Academy of Cancer Sciences in Paris in 2017. He has contributed to over 300 peer-reviewed publications.
Professor Michelino De Laurentiis, MD, PhD
Chair, Department of Breast and Thoracic Oncology at the National Cancer Institute Fondazione Pascale” – Naples – ITALY
Michelino De Laurentiis took his Medical Degree in 1989 at the University ‘Federico II’ in Naples, Italy and he was awarded a clinical fellowship in medical oncology at the same University. Between 1992 and 1994 he worked as research fellow at the Division of Medical Oncology, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, USA, focusing on the development of prognostic models for breast cancer. In 2000 he obtained a PhD degree for clinical research in oncology and was also appointed as attending physician at the division of medical oncology of the ‘Federico II’ University Hospital. Between 2002 and 2010 he held the position of Assistant Professor of Medical Oncology in the Department of Endocrinology and Molecular and Clinical Oncology, University ‘Federico II’ – Naples – ITALY, where he took responsibility for breast cancer systemic therapy and clinical and translational breast cancer research. In 2010 he moved to the National Cancer Institute ‘Fondazione Pascale, were he took the Direction of Breast Oncology. In 2015 he was appointed as Affiliate Professor at the Temple University of Philadelphia, PA, USA.
He currently heads the Department of Breast and Thoracic Oncology and is the Coordinator of the Comprehensive Cancer Center at the National Cancer Institute “Fondazione Pascale” at Naples, Italy.
Michelino De Laurentiis is a member of the American Association of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), of the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) and of the Italian Society of Medical Oncology (AIOM). He is a founding member of the main Italian group for clinical research in breast cancer (Gruppo Italiano Mammella; GIM) He also sits as a member in the Scientific Committee and the Translational Research Committee of the GIM and he is directly responsible for the coordination of clinical breast cancer trials and translational studies.
Prof. De Laurentiis holds steering committee positions in several international trials and in some of these he acts as principal investigator.
Prof. De Laurentiis serves as reviewer for various journals and he has authored about 140 papers on peer-reviewed journals. His main research interests are breast cancer treatment and prognostic and predictive factors.
Roy de Vita is Head Physician of the Plastic Surgery Division of Regina Elena Cancer Institute in Rome, he has been head surgeon in more than 10,000 surgical operations.
Immediately after completing his degree, he began to increase and improve his experience and knowledge working and studying in the most important specialized centers in Italy and abroad.
In 1982, for one year, actively participating in the Operating Theatre, Wards and Outpatients, he followed the work of Prof. Giorgio Sulsenti, otorhinolaryngologist of international fame, focusing his interests on the study of functional and cosmetic nose surgery.
Then from 1985-1986, taking leave for further professional studies and after becoming certified as a doctor in the United Kingdom, he took up a position at the Queen Victoria Hospital in East Greansted, one of the most prestigious Centres for Plastic Surgery in the world. Founded by one of the fathers of the specialization, Sir Archibald McIndoe, the Queen Victoria Hospital has been the training ground for many of the most important plastic surgeons from the United States and various European countries. In the period in which he worked in England, other than carrying out regular duties in the Operating Theatre, Wards and Outpatients, he also worked in the Burns Unit in the hospital. At the same time, he also carried out surgery and outpatients duties at the Brighton General Hospital and the Sussex Hospital in Canterbury and Saint Bart’s Hospital in Rochester, affiliated with the Queen Victoria Hospital.
At the end of 1986, he took up a professorship in Plastic Surgery in the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”.
From 1986 to 1992 he worked with Gianfranco Fegiz, General Surgeon of world fame and of undoubted skill, actively participating in duties in the Operating Theatre, Wards and Outpatients, enriching his technical and scientific experience and knowledge in General Surgery, the base specialization for specialist surgeons, and he also began an active collaboration with Prof. Fegiz in Breast Reconstruction Surgery.
However, he still continued to regularly visit the hospitals of the most important specializations in the world – in Paris with Prof. Illouz for liposuction, in the United States in Atlanta, first with Prof. Bostwick and then with Prof. Nahai respectively for breast reconstruction and cosmetic surgery, and at times, in the USA in Palo Alto with Prof. Brent for ear surgery.
In June 2002, he won a National Selection Exam based on qualifications and examinations, and was called to take up the position of Head Physician of the Plastic Surgery Division of the Regina Elena Cancer Institute. He is presently one of the members of the Superior Council for Health, the most important consulting body for the Ministry of Health, as the expert for Plastic Surgery.
De Vita, opening up to the general public, has set underway a campaign to spread information on the problems surrounding plastic and reconstruction surgery, using traditional communication channels such as television and magazines. He is often a guest on the TV talk shows “Porta a Porta”, “Uno Mattina”, “Check- up”, “Italia sul Due”,”Verissimo”, for the first time in Italy bringing to the small screen the issue of plastic surgery, even carrying out the first live surgical operation (“Bisturi”).
Professor Jian Farhadi is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon, specialist in reconstructive and aesthetic breast surgery as well as surgery after weight loss. He was the past Director of the Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at St Thomas’ Hospital in London, United Kingdom. Professor Farhadi has an exclusive clinical focus on reconstructive breast surgery, aesthetic and corrective breast surgery. As a microsurgeon, he performs more than 160 microsurgical procedures per year. He has innovated a number of procedures over the years, e.g. the internal bra breast lift.
Professor Farhadi gained his medical degree at the University of Basel, Switzerland, and the University Pitié- Salpetriè in Paris, France. His general and plastic surgical residencies was completed in Switzerland and Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.
Professor Farhadi is actively involved in teaching and research. He is author of over 70 publications and several book chapters. Professor Farhadi also is Co-director of the European Masters in Breast Surgery, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery and Chairman of the London Breast Meeting.
Clinical Director Breast Unit at San Giovanni-Addolorata Hospital of Rome, Italy
San Giovanni-Addolorata Hospital – Department of Surgery, Rome, Italy
Associate Attending at MG Vannini Hospital of Rome, Italy – Surgical Oncology Department
Surgical Attending at Rome American Hospital of Rome, Italy
Surgical Consultant at Centro Diagnostico of Rome, Italy
SOME PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES AND AWARDS
- Member, Italian Medical Association
- Member, American Medical Association
- Member, Pennsylvania Medical Association
- Member, Montgomery County Medical Association
- Member, Associate, American Association for Cancer Research
- Participant in the Candidate Group, American College of Surgeons
- Active Member, Society of Surgical Oncology
- Member, Italian Association for the Study of the Pancreas
- Member, Italian Society Doctors Specialized in America
- Member, Società Italiana di Chirurgia, since 2003
- Member, Società Italiana Chirurgia Oncologica, since 2001
- Member, ACOI (Associazione Chirurghi Ospedalieri Italiani)
- Awarded the”Premio Guglielmo Reiss Romoli” for distinction in studies leading to a
Medical degree – April, 1986
- Italian Red Cross Award with First Class Medal – 1988
- Midwest Surgical Association: Resident Competition Award – August 1994
More than 60 publication on Peer-Reviewed Journals and 4 Book Chapters.
More than 100 oral presentations at national and international meetings.
Head Plastic Surgery Unit – Hospital do Coração – S.J. do Rio Preto – Sâo Paulo – Brazil
Director – Instituto Frascino of Plastic Surgery
Titular Member – Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery
www.frascino.com.br / @institutofrascino
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Professor and Chairman of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department Brussels University Hospital Brussels, Belgium.
Moustapha Hamdi was born in Syria. He was graduated from medical school of Damascus University. He did his training in general and plastic surgery in Brussels, Glasgow and Atlanta. He has worked as a Professor in Ghent University for 10 years. Currently, he is the head of the department of Plastic- and Reconstructive Surgery at the University Clinic of Brussels. He is also Leading Surgeon at the Delta Hospital – Chirec Group.
Prof. Hamdi is an international speaker and organizer of many meetings and courses in Breast Surgery. His major expertise is breast reconstruction, mainly with perforator flaps and he has also contributed in the edition of many books and many chapters concerning Aesthetic Breast Surgery. He is the former president of the Royal Belgian Society for Plastic Surgery (RBSPS), a member of the Belgian Board of Plastic Surgery and he is an expert member of the high council of Ministry of health in Belgium.
From Toronto General Hospital (UHN), Dr. Hofer is specialized in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgical Techniques and Tissue Engineering, Microsurgery, Breast, Face, Head & Neck Reconstruction, Functional Restoration.
Wharton Chair in Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
Division Head, Department of Surgery and Department of Surgical Oncology, University Health Network.
Dr. Hofer obtained his medical degree from the University of Amsterdam in 1992. He then completed his PhD in the Department of Surgical Research, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam. He obtained his board certification in Plastic Surgery from the Netherlands in 2000 and became the first Plastic Surgeon to be awarded the highly prestigious Dutch Cancer Society clinical fellowship, which funded his one-year Microsurgery Research fellowship at the Bernard O’Brien Institute of Microsurgery at the University of Melbourne in Australia. Dr. Hofer was an Associate Professor in the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam and the Head of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Oncology from 2001 to 2007.
Dr. Hofer has been serving as the Division Head of Plastic Surgery at University Health Network and Mount Sinai Health System since 2007. He holds the Wharton Chair in Reconstructive Surgery and was the recipient of the Munk Reconstructive Surgery Innovation Fund to develop the Augmented Reality in Surgery Lab in collaboration with TECHNA at UHN. He is the immediate previous Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (JPRAS).
Dr. Hofer is internationally recognized for his outstanding contributions in the areas of clinical service, education, and research. His clinical practice is focused on oncologic reconstructive (micro)surgery with an emphasis on breast reconstruction, sarcoma and head & neck reconstruction.
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Mr R. Douglas Macmillan
I am a specialist breast and oncoplastic surgeon based in Nottingham dedicated to excellence in breast surgery and the diagnosis and management of breast problems and breast cancer. I only perform breast surgery and have 20 years experience as a consultant in all aspects of breast cancer surgery, breast reconstructive surgery and cosmetic breast surgery.
I trained in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Nottingham. Prior to being appointed as Consultant Breast and Oncoplastic Surgeon at the Nottingham Breast Institute (where I am the lead for breast surgery), I was Senior Lecturer in Breast Surgery, University of Nottingham. Prior to that I was visiting fellow in breast surgery at the Edinburgh Breast Unit and before that a surgical trainee in Glasgow (where I undertook an MD thesis in aspects of breast conserving surgery for breast cancer) and other hospitals in the West of Scotland. I qualified in medicine at the University of Glasgow in 1988.
Recognised as an expert in all types of breast surgery, I am a frequent invited speaker, demonstrator and faculty member at many national and international breast meetings, conferences and Royal College of Surgeons courses. I have performed live surgery demonstrations on many occasions. A list of talks and demonstrations that I have been invited to give can be viewed.
I lead a research group in oncoplastic breast surgery based at the Nottingham Breast Institute. Charitable donations to this research are always extremely welcome and very much appreciated. Cheques should be made payable to Nottingham Breast Institute Research Fund (Oncoplastic). I am also actively involved in other aspects of research in breast cancer and breast surgery and am on the organising committee of 3 national studies.
A list of my publications can be viewed or searched (macmillan rd, or macmillan d) at www.ukpmc.ac.uk or www.researchgate.net/profile/Robert_Macmillan/publications. I have published extensively in scientific journals (over 150 articles) and have written several (over 20) book chapters.
I am a member of the following professional organisations: British Association of Surgical Oncology (BASO). European Society Surgical Oncology (ESSO), British Association of Breast Surgeons (ABS), British Breast Group and British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Breast Surgeons (BAPRAS). I am registered with the GMC (www.gmc-uk.org).
In addition to my clinical work, I am director of the International Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery Congress (ORBS, www.orbsmeetings.com). Meetings and workshops are held every year (since 2008), and attended by 400-500 delegates from around the world.
I provide expert advice and expert medical reports to several authorities and legal firms including the Royal College of Surgeons, Health Care Commission, NHS, General Medical Council and Scottish Health Care Ombudsman.
I have served on the NICE (National Institute for Clinical Excellence) clinical standards in breast cancer committee, Association of Breast Surgeons Council, and many expert advisory boards.
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Dr. Marujo earned his Medical Degree in 1981 from the University of São Paulo Medical School. His academic life was marked, from the beginning, by a strong interest and a relentless focus on everything related to structure, forms and shapes that evolved, in the last years of his medical education, into a passionate quest for surgical acumen and clinical excellence. In the two years that followed his graduation he immersed himself in the Residency Program in General Surgery at the General Hospital of Ribeirão Preto. After completing his Residency training, he was already recognized by his peers as having an unusually sharp sense of aesthetic and an attention to detail and a surgical ability that already set him out of the ordinary and led to a very natural choice for Plastic Surgery.
He then moved to the Hospital dos Defeitos da Face, a center of excellence in Plastic Surgery in São Paulo, Brazil, where he initiated his training in Plastic Surgery. During this time, besides his passion for aesthetic surgery he also developed a strong interest in Burn Patients and Facial Trauma, areas in which he eventually became a reference in Brazil.
In 1987 he went to the Unites States to observe first-hand the recent advancements in Epithelium Culture and Skin Bank Management at the Shrinnes Burn Institute (Professor John Burke`s Service) of the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.
Currently, besides the reputation he earned, in Brazil and abroad, as one of the most prominent and talented Plastic Surgeons of our time, he is a founding member of the Brazilian Society for Burn Injuries and the Latin American Federation for Burns (FELAQ), member of the International Society for Burn Injuries and also a member of the Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery as well as its director for the São Paulo Chapter and he is responsible for the plastic surgery back-up service at Albert Einstein Hospital and belongs to the clinical staff of Sirio Libanes Hospital.
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After achieving his medical degree at Barcelona University, Professor Masia carried out plastic surgery training at Sant Pau University Hospital in Barcelona. He completed his training through fellowships at Canniesburn Hospital (Glasgow, UK) and Queen Victoria Hospital (East Grinstead, UK).
In 1999, he introduced DIEP flaps for breast reconstruction in Spain. He got a post as consultant in plastic surgery at Sant Pau University Hospital in 2001. Two years later he became the Chief of the Microsurgery Unit and in 2007 he won the position as Chief of Plastic Surgery Department and Professor in Plastic Surgery at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona.
Professor Masia was President of the Spanish Society of Plastic Surgery from 2011-13 and currently he is the President of the Spanish Society of Plastic Surgery Foundation for Education. Since 2010 he has been the Director of the International Master’s Degree on Reconstructive Microsurgery at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona. He has been invited as lecturer and visiting Professor in more than 100 international meetings on plastic surgery. He is author of several papers and books; his current main interests are perforator flaps, lymphoedema surgery and medical education.
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Radioteraphy Unit Director at San Filippo Neri Hospital – Asl Roma1 From April 1st 2008.
Oncology Department Director Asl Roma from November 1st 2018.
Hospital Representative for Asl Roma 1 of The Oncology Network for Breast Cancer (Clinical Director Senology Center Asl Roma1) from December 2016.
Component Of The Technical-Scientific Comittee Of “Europa Donna Italia” from July 2017.
Project Manager Of The Company Masterplan For “Oncologic Itinerary” from 2017
AIRO LAM Group Coordinator (Italian Association Of Radiotherapy And Oncology – Lazio, Abruzzo E Molise) from January 2018 with a Biannual Role.
Maurice Nahabedian, MD is a Professor of Plastic Surgery at the VCU College of Medicine – Inova Branch and in private practice at the National Center for Plastic Surgery in McLean, Virginia. Dr. Nahabedian completed his Plastic Surgery residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1995 and remained on the full-time faculty until 2005 under the leadership of Paul Manson, MD. He transitioned to Georgetown University in 2005 and remained there until 2017 where he was a Professor and the Vice-Chairman of the Department of Plastic Surgery under the leadership of Scott Spear, MD. Dr. Nahabedian has published over 200 scientific manuscripts, editorials, and discussions; served as principal or associate editor of 10 textbooks, and written 93 book chapters focused primarily on aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery. He was the Breast Section Editor for the Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery from 2009 – 2017, remains on the editorial board of 4 journals, and is a reviewer for over 30 journals. Dr. Nahabedian has been a visiting professor at 110 hospitals and universities globally and delivered over 1,000 lectures on breast related topics. He has chaired 20 plastic surgery conferences and has been the Chairman of the Annual Meeting for the American Society of Plastic Surgeons since 2018. He is the current ASPS Board Vice President of Education for the 2019-2020 calendar year. Dr. Nahabedian is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, American College of Surgeons, American Association of Plastic Surgeons, Southeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons and the Americas Hernia Society.
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Dr Maurizio Nava is Associate Professor and Specialist in Oncology, General Surgery and Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery and Honorary Chairman at the G.RE.TA, Group of Reconstructive and Therapeutic Advancements, Milan Italy. He achieved his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Milan in 1977. He went on to specialize in oncology in 1980 and general surgery in 1986. In 1993, he then specialized in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Since graduating, he has worked at the National Institute for the Study and Treatment of Cancer in Milan. As Adjunct Professor – School of Specialization in Plastic Surgery, University of Milan and now of Genova, he participates in national and international studies on implants, ADMs, fat cells and microsurgical flaps in oncoplastic breast surgery. He is Honorary President of the G.RE.TA, a not-for-profit reconstructive school, which works on updates to the international multidisciplinary field of oncoplastic breast surgery and operates a forum for exchange of ideas with patients. He is author and co-author of more than 200 publications in Italian, English and Spanish on oncological surgery and reconstruction of the breast, 5 books as author and several chapters in other books. He has organized several international conferences on both reconstructive and aesthetic surgery of the breast. He and his team are dedicated to oncoplastic, reconstructive and cosmetic surgery of the breast.
Prof. Stefano Pompei is Head of plastic surgery department at Medstar Healthcare llc, Dubai, UAE. Specialization in General Surgery and in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, he was past Resident in Plastic Surgery care of the Hospital of Defects of the Face in São Paulo, Brazil, from 1986 to 1987. Attending Plastic Surgeon care of the National Cancer Institute” Regina Elena “ of Rome from 1987 to 2000. From sept. 2001 to June 2015 was Head of the Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery Unit at the “Sandro Pertini” General Hospital of Rome.
From 2015 to July 2019 was Head of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Unit at the “S.Camillo” General Hospital of Rome.
Stefano Pompei was professor of numerous specialization courses at Pavia University and Tor Vergata University of Rome.
Author and co-author of 127 National and International Scientific Publications. He is Honorary Member of the Italian Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic and speaker at about 36 national and international conferences and workshops.
Alberto Rancati MD, PhD, graduated in 1984 from medical school at University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, he is Board certified in General Surgery, Mastology, and Plastic Surgery. He undertook his training in Plastic and Oncologic surgery in Argentina, Italy and the USA. In. He is member of ASPS,( American Society of Plastic Surgeons), ISAPS, (International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery), SACPER (Sociedad Argentina de Cirugia Plastica, and AAC (Asociacion Argentina de Cirugia).
He is currently Chief of Oncoplastic Surgery of the Instituto Oncologico Henry Moore, at Buenos Aires Argentina, and Director of Plastic Surgery for Latin America at the CFS -UCSD (Center for the Future of Surgery, at University of California, San Diego, USA.
His Private practice is based at Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Dr Rancati has published comprehensively within the Plastic Surgery Literature throughout his career and presents his work internationally at Mastology and Plastic Surgery Conferences.
He is actively involved in teaching both at undergraduate and postgraduate level. His broad training and international fellowships have enabled him to develop special interests within the field of Oncoplastic and aesthetic breast surgery.
Dr Randquist has been a Board Certified Plastic surgeon since 1996 and received his degree at Karolinska Institute and Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm and Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, sub-specializing in Microsurgery.
In the year 2000 he opened his own private hospital, Victoriakliniken (www.victoriakliniken.com).
Due to his experience since 1996 with form-stable, anatomical implants, his main focus became primary and re-constructive breast surgery. He developed the Pop Corn technique for secondary cases and the Lucky8 stitch in order to stabilize the IMF fold.
Over the years he has conducted studies on implants by various manufactures trying to understand the multi-level complexity of these procedures and the impact of different texturing, gels, shape and surgical technique on outcomes. Currently he is one of the FDA investigators of Establishment Labs and Smooth Motiva Implants.
Since 2005 Dr Randquist offers Preceptorships in “How to run your best breast practice”based on the principals of the 5 P´s in his clinic, emphasizing on how to create predictable outcomes with less short-/ and long-term complications. More than 1600 Plastic surgeons have participated in these courses sponsored by all major Implant manufacturers.
Dr Randquist has been sharing his experience on Breast surgery internationally as a speaker for more than a decade.
-There is no right Implant for every patient. The key of success is implanting the right implant for the right reasons, utilizing the best surgical and aseptic principals in combination of long term follow up.
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M.D. Degree, “Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo” (University of São Paulo Medical School), 1973;
Board Certified in Plastic Surgery – Mastology – Oncology; Ph.D. in Pathology, “Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo”, graduated in 1986;
Founder and Scientific Director, “I.B.C.C. – Instituto Brasileiro do Controle do Câncer” (Brazilian Institute for Cancer Control) – São Paulo, Brazil; President “Sociedade Brasileira de Cirurgia Plástica” (Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery) of São Paulo –1986/1987;
President “ISAPS – International Society of Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery”, 2004/2006;
President “Associacion de Cirugia Plastica del Cono Sur Americano”, 1990/1991;
Member of 25 National and International Medical Societies; 107 articles and chapters published in various national and international Scientific Journals and Scientific Books.
Dr. Benjamin Sarfati is senior consultant at Gustave Roussy Hospital, that is one of the main Comprehensive Cancer Center in France. He is specialized in prosthetic and autologous breast reconstruction, microsurgery and oncoplastic surgery. He is the founder of MeltingDoc, the professional social network for Medical Doctors.
Chief of plastic and reconstructive surgery department clinic “Garvis” Dnipro, Ukraine.
Senior Plastic surgeon in Dnipro state oncology center.
From September 1994 to November 2019
IRCCS Foundation National Cancer Institute Milan Healthcare-Oncological Hospital Medical Director Radiologist-Senologist Breast Radiology since 1993.
Head of interventional diagnostic breast surgery with highly specialized position of the National Cancer Institute of Milan.
From December 2011 to February 2018
Head of the Simple Diagnostic and Interventional Senology Structure of the National Cancer Institute of Milan (3 mandates)
Training and experience in breast cancer diagnostic with particular regard to interventional activity.
Participation in multiple clinical research projects at the cancer Institute. Lecturer in multiple masters of clinical and diagnostic breastfeeding. In the academic years 1998, 1999 and 2000 he was a visiting lecturer in the imaging diagnostic courses of the degree course in Medicine and Surgery of the University of Milan. Reviewer of the scientific journal European Radiology, European Journal of radiology and Tumori for breast diagnosis. Speaker at about 250 national and international conferences.
Author / co-author of multiple publications in national and international journals.
Since 2001 consultant radiologist at the Italian League for the Fight against Cancer for breast diagnosis.
Since 2005 responsible for quality control of radiological equipment. From January 2015 Head of Clinical and Diagnostic Senology at the Italian League for the Fight against Cancer.
From 2006 to 2011 radiologist-senologist consultant at the S. Anna Clinic in Lugano (CH) with a managerial position for the organization and management of the breast radiology service (EUREF certification of EUSOMA in 2011).
From October 2016 LP activities at the Visconti di Modrone medical center in Milan.
From September 2019 Health Director of LILT (Italian League for the fight against cancer).
Physician, general and oncological surgeon, breast and reconstructive surgeon.
Expert in the field of all kinds of oncoplastic and reconstructive breast surgery and soft tissue reconstruction except free flaps.
Founder and chief of the first international one-week educational course “Oncoplastic and reconstructive breast surgery in multidisciplinary approach” for breast surgeons, organized in framework of Central-Eastern Europe Consortium of breast Surgeons, Kyiv, Ukraine
Co-organizer (from Ukraine side) of Central-Eastern Europe Consortium of breast Surgeons
Bronze Best Video Award on ESSO Congress, Krakow, Poland
2015 – to date
Founder and chief of two-week educational course (twice a year) “Oncoplastic and reconstructive surgery and modern breast cancer treatment” for local breast surgeons, Kyiv, Ukraine
2014, 2015, 2016, 2018
Founder and scientific director of the first Ukainian International Breast Conference, Kyiv, Ukraine
2011- to date
Head of Breast Unit in LISOD Israeli cancer care hospital, Kyiv, Ukraine (Full Membership of Breast Centres Network since 2013)
One month fellowship in Kaplan medical center, Rehovot, Israel
Head of surgical department in LISOD Hospital of Israeli Oncology, Kyiv, Ukraine
1996 – 2007
General surgeon in municipal hospital 12, Kyiv, Ukraine
2003 – 2007
Senior surgeon in private medical center “Dobrobut”, Kyiv, Ukraine
1993 – 1996
Resident in Department of gastrointestinal bleedings, Department of contaminated surgery, municipal hospital 12, in Department of polytrauma, municipal emergency hospital, Kyiv, Ukraine
ESSO, UAPRAS (Ukrainian Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons), Committee of experts of Central-Eastern Europe Consortium of breast Surgeons (CEECBS).
Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Israel (2009), Department of reconstructive surgery, Sana Clinic, Dusseldorf, Germany (2018), National Institute of oncology, Bucharest, Romania (2017).
• First Congress of Central-Eastern Europe Consortium of breast Surgeons (CEECBS) (Budapest, Hungary, 2019)
• International Breast Symposium Dusseldorf (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019),
• International Conference of Romanian Society of Breast Surgery and Oncology (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, Bucharest, Romania),
• ESSO Congress (2016, 2018),
• Breast Design Days (2018, Lodz, Poland),
• European Society of Surgery workshop “Oncologic and reconstructive surgery” (2015, Krakow, Poland),
• International breast cancer Conference FALENTY 2017,
• Ukrainian Breast Meeting (2018, 2019).
Paolo Veronesi was born in Milan where he spent all his life, working as a surgeon and researcher. His professional work has been devoted to the study and treatment of cancer. He is Director of Breast Cancer Program and Director of the Breast Surgery Division at the European Institute of Oncology. Since Associate Professor in Surgery at the University of Milan.
He graduated in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Milan in 1986 (110/110 cum laude), specialized in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in 1991 (70/70 cum laude) and in General Surgery in 1996 (70/70 cum laude) at the same university.
His personal case series is among the largest in Europe, having operated on over 8,000 patients in the last 20 years, and his research and clinical contribution has been crucial for the IEO’s developmental innovations in breast cancer, which represent the most important international advances in the field. He has worked for the improvement of conservative surgery techniques for breast cancer, the development of the sentinel lymph node technique and intraoperative radiotherapy as a complement to conservative surgery.
Other major research fields, in collaboration with the Department of Oncology of Medical Senology, concern the experimentation of preoperative drug therapies. For patients requiring mastectomy, the close collaboration with the Plastic Surgery Division has enabled the development of “conservative” mastectomy, which preserves the aesthetic appearance of the breast while providing complete removal of the glandular tissue.
Since 2006, he is President of the Umberto Veronesi Foundation for the Progress of Science. President of the XXXIII National Congress of the Italian Society of Oncological Surgery (SICO), Paolo Veronesi has been invited to over 265 national and international congresses. He has authored over 290 scientific publications as well as 28 book chapters.
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