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CONFERENCE CHAIRMEN

Dr. Francisco G. Bravo

Professor at the Complutense University of Madrid, he is the Program Director of plastic surgery at the 12 de Octubre University Hospital, one of the largest academic medical centers in Europe. A past Clinical Fellow in reconstructive microsurgery at NYU´s Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, he has worked as Faculty at the Erasmus Medical Center in The Netherlands and is an International Member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS).

Dr. Charles H. Thorne (New York)

Editor of the cosmetic section of the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal, he is also the Editor of popular Grabb&Smith. Professor at the New York University, he is a recognized specialist in both reconstructive and aesthetic surgery of the face.


 

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Dr. Joel J. Feldman (Cambridge)

Professor at Harvard, he is considered as one of the best plastic surgeons in the world in facial reconstruction of the burned and scarred patient and one of the most highly recognized surgeons in the field of neck surgical rejuvenation. Author of the celebrated book Neck Lift.

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Dr. Timothy Marten (San Francisco)

Director of the Marten Clinic on Plastic Surgery, he is presently considered as one of the top plastic surgeons in the world in surgical facial rejuvenation.

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Dr. Julian Pribaz (Boston)

Professor at Harvard, he is considered as one of the best plastic surgeons in the field of facial reconstruction. Responsible for the development of reconstructions with prefabricated tissue, he has performed the second face transplant carried out in the USA.

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Dr. Claudio Angrigiani (Buenos Aires)

A renowned plastic surgeon specialized in complex microsurgical reconstructions of the face and neck in severely burned patients, he has been awarded by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

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Dr. Daniel Baker (New York)

One of the most exclusive and renowned plastic surgeons in the world, he is Professor of plastic surgery at New York University and a recognized figure in the field of surgical facial rejuvenation, who was the first to popularize the short-scar facelift procedure.

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Dra. Françoise Firmin (Paris)

Dr. Françoise Firmin is world renowed for her excellence in reconstructive ear surgery. The same dedication and attention to detail have made her also equally recognized for her facial rejuvenation surgery procedures with minimal postoperative swelling and recovery.

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Dr. Babak Mehrara (New York)

Dr. Babak Mehrara (New York) works in one of the leading centers in the world for the treatment of cancer patients (The Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center). He specializes in complex oncologic reconstructions of the face and neck region with a vast experience in microsurgical transfers.

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Dr. Alain Fogli (Marseille)

A recent lecturer at the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Dr. Fogli is widely recognized for his excellent results in facial rejuvenation surgery with minimal skin undermining and firm anchoring techniques.

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Dr. Laurent Lantieri (Creteil)

Dr. Laurent Lantieri is Professor and Chairman of the Plastic Surgery Service at the Henry-Mondor University Hospital in Creteil, France.  He has been one of the pioneers in the development of facial transplantation surgery worldwide, being the only surgeon that has performed more than one face transplant, having carried out three.

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Dr. Brent Moelleken MD (Beverly Hills)

Dr. Moelleken is an Attending Surgeon and Associate Clinical Professor in the Division of Plastic Surgery at UCLA, double board certified by the American Board of Surgery and American Board of Plastic Surgery, he received his premedical, medical and surgical training at Harvard University, Yale University, UCSF and UCLA. He is specialized in fast recovery facial rejuvenation surgical procedures.

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Dr. Richard Bensimon MD (Portland)

Well known for his contribution to breast surgery through his landmark paper on skin sparing mastectomy with immediate reconstruction, Dr. Bensimon is considered one of the leading world authorities on non-surgical facial rejuvenation through the use of Croton Oil Peels.




CONFERENCE PRESIDENT 

Dr. Alejandro Garcia MD, PhD

After graduating and obtaining his PhD from the Complutense University of Madrid, Dr. Garcia finished his residency in plastic surgery at the University Hospital of La Paz in Madrid. He then completed his training as honorary clinical assistant at the St. Andrews Center for Plastic Surgery at Chelmsford, UK and later worked as a staff member of the Cruces Hospital Plastic Surgery Service in Bilbao. Presently he is Chairman of the Plastic Surgery Service of the 12 de Octubre University Hospital of Madrid. His main interests include reconstructive breast surgery and the biomechanics of tissue expansion.


ORGANIZING COMMITTEE 

Dr. Antonio Diaz Gutierrez - President
Dr. Jorge Aso Vizán - Director
Dr. Ignacio Laloumet Martín
Dr. Matías Kufeke Marchant
Dr. Israel Iglesias Pena
Dr. Ignacio Capdevila 


SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Dr. Emilio Lagarón Comba -President
Dr. Hardy P. Schwarze - Director
Dr. Luis Feijoo Lamagrande
Dr. M. Angeles Cabezón Hedo
Dr. Marcos Martín Díaz
Dr. Olaya Sánchez Crespo


ORAL PRESENTATION

Dr. Williams Erik Bukret

Dr. Bukret is a board certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Specialist in Argentina, Titular Member of the following societies (FILACP,SACPER, SCPBA). His background includes experience in Minimally invasive and endoscopically assisted facial surgery (Clinical Rotation with Dr. Isse, N),cosmetic surgery, microsurgery, reconstructive surgery in children and burned patients (Fellowship with Dr. Angrigiani).

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Dr. Nestor Torio-Padron, M.D.

Board-certified plastic surgeon.  Attending plastic surgeon: Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery University of Freiburg Medical Center and The Erich-Lexer-Clinic – Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in Freiburg, Germany.  Head physician in lymph surgery at the Földiklinik in Hinterzarten, Germany.Member of the German Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery  Member of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS)

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Dr. Mark P. Solomon

Dr. Solomon has been in practice in the Philadelphia area for over 25 years.  He was formerly Chief of Plastic Surgery at the Medical College of Pennsylvania and the Hahnemann School of Medicine (now Drexel University).His interests have included aesthetic surgery for men, wound repair biology, and uses of lasers for aesthetic surgery.

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Dr. Hoenig Johannes Franz

Dr. Hoenig is member of the Craniofacial and Plastic Surgery Department of the Georg-August-University Hospital of Goettingen, Germany.

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Dr. Ernest S. Chiu

Ernest  S.  Chiu,  MD  FACS  is  the William Henderson Chair in Surgery and Director  of  Plastic Surgery Research at Tulane University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Des Fernandes M.B.;B.Ch.; F.R.C.S.(Edin)

After practicing plastic surgery since 1975, Dr. Des Fernandes has specialised in  face-lifts, blepharoplasty and rhinoplasty.  Starting in

1987 he developed and formulated cosmeceutical products that are now distrubuted around the world, and since 1994 he concentrated on perfecting the "scarless" midface lift, neck lift and forehead lift. Since 1996 he has also studied and developed devices for skin needling.

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Dr. Evan Garfein

Dr. Evan Garfein is a member of the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Division at the Montefiore Medical Center in New York.

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Dr. Ihsan Basaran

Dr. Ihsan Basaran is a European Board Certified Plastic Surgeon practicing in Istanbul, Turkey.

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Dr. Ilker Manavbasi

Dr. Ilker Manavbasi is a plastic surgeon specialized in aesthetic surgery practicing in Istanbul, Turkey.

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Dr. Leonard A. Rubinstein

Dr. Rubinstein is a Medical Director of the Center for Integration in Cosmetic Surgery and Rejuvenation Medicine (Sarasota, Florida, USA), Medical Director of the Allergy Clinic of Sarasota (USA), Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Diplomat of the International Board of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Diplomat of the American Board of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine, Visiting Professor of Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery at the Zunyi College of Medicine (P.R. of China), Clinical Faculty of the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (USA).

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Dr. Silvio Podda, MD

Medical Degree at "Universita' degli Studi" di Cagliari (Italy), residency in Pediatrics and Genetics (Italy), Fellowship in Genetics and Gene Therapy at Columbia University of NYC, General Surgery residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt in NYC, Pediatric Surgery training at Boston's Children's Hospital, Plastic Surgery residency at NYU (Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Craniofacial Fellowship at Miami's Children's Hospital.
Presently Chief of Craniofacial Surgery and Pediatric Plastic Surgery at St. Joseph's Children's Hospital and Director of the Palestroni Birth Defect Center.

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