The 6th International Cosmetic Medicine & Surgery Symposium, Goa.
1st to 3rd September, 2017.
Speakers - International
Dr. Guillermo Blugerman
Dr. Blugerman is the Medical Director of Centro Medico B &S in Argentina, South America. He completed his Medical education at the UNNE (Universidad Nacional delNordeste).
He did specialization in Plastic Surgery at the Ripetta Foundation, Buenos Aires.
Dr. Blugerman is the President of Argentinean Association of Cosmetic Medicine and Surgery AAMCC, President of the World Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (WAOCS), Honorary Member of American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and the Austrian Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and Board Member of the DASIL.
Dr. Blugerman was the introducer of Laser Assisted Liposuction in Body Contouring in 1999 and Radiofrequency Assisted Liposuction in 2009.
He is also the International Editor of American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery.
Dr. Beatrice Lafarge
Chief Plastic surgeon & Medical Director of Clinic Alphandin, Paris
Former President- French Society of Aesthetic Surgery (SFCE)
Honorary Fellow - American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery(AACS)
Member of World Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (WAOCS)
She has been awarded at Face 2 Face for “The Best Medical Video Of Cosmetic Surgery” & is on the Board of Cervico Facial Surgery Society
Dr. Maria Clara Santos
Graduated in medicine from the Federal University of Pernambuco,
with a PG degree in Dermatology from MEC (Lato Sensu).
Most recognized, admired and respected Dermatologist from Brazil.
Dr. Clara Santos has also won several awards in her area of work.
Dr. Clara Santos is associated with Brooklin Medicals, Sao Paulo.
Dr. Firas Hamdan
MD from the American University of Beirut with residency in General Surgery at Washington Hospital Center, a George Town University Center.
Also completed residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, including a full year dedicated to facial plastic surgery at the University of Tennessee- Health Science Center, and the Elvis Presley Trauma Center.
Fellowship in Full Body Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery at the University of Florida.
Started his private practice serving Florida’s Capital city, Tallahassee, and the north Florida market before moving to the Middle East.
Firas Hamdan, M.D., has offices in Beirut, Dubai, Kuwait ,Riyadh and Florida
Dr. Loek Habbema
Dr. Loek Habbema studied medical science at the University of Amsterdam
He specialized in Dermatology Venereology at the Academic Hospital of the Free University in Amsterdam
Head of the Outpatient Clinic in the Academic Dijkzigt Hospital in Rotterdam
He is the Managing Director Medical Centre 't Gooi in Bussum a center specialising in Aesthetic Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery
As a specialist Loek Habbema is often invited to lecture on various subjects related to Hair Restoration Surgery, Tumescent Liposculpture and Skin Rejuvenation
Dr. Peter Lisborg
Dr. Peter Lisborg completed his medical studies and surgical training in Austria
He practices in Klagenfurt in the south of Austria where he has a day clinic
Dr Lisborg became well known after he introduced the Avelar Abdominoplasty at the World Congress of Liposuction in Sat. Louis, 2005
He is member of American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery & Austrian Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
He was also the President of International Division of American Board of Cosmetic Surgery & World Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
Dr. Sergio Noviello
Dr. Noviello received his degree in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Milan
He specialized in Microsurgery and Aesthetic Surgery at the University of Milan
He is at present a Consultant in Aesthetic Medicine at the School of Post Graduate
Medicine at Aesthetic Milan.
He is certified by the American Board of the International Division of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery & the Board of the World Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
Dr. Antonio Mangubat
Dr. Mangubat’s academic background includes two Undergraduate degrees, and a
Medical degree from the University of Washington in Seattle
Dr. Mangubat completed his surgical internship and residency at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, and completed a Trauma Fellowship and further PG training in Physiology in Washington DC, as well as cosmetic surgery training with Dr. Rich ard Webster in Boston
Dr. Antonio Mangubat is a board-certified cosmetic surgeon in the Seattle area who has been offering Cosmetic surgery services at La Belle Vie Cosmetic Surgery Centers for the last twenty years
Dr. Mangubat is the most sought after surgeon for Cosmetic surgeries in the Pacific Northwest
Dr. Robert A. Shumway
Dr. Robert Shumway, is the Director of SHUMWAY COSMETIC SURGERY,
located for over two decades on the Scripps Memorial Hospital campus in La Jolla, California
Dr. Shumway is the present President of American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
(AACS) & has achieved six medical board certifications. He was originally trained in General & Thoracic Surgery followed by Plastic Surgery and Head & Neck Surgery at Duke University
Shumway also published medical research at Duke University, University of Arizona, UCLA and completed 3 years of two post-residency Surgical Fellowships
Dr. Shumway is a current Trustee of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery (ABCS) and of the California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Foundation (CACSF)
Dr. Steven B. Hopping
Dr. Steven Hopping is the Medical Director of The Center for Cosmetic Surgery and The Washington Hair Institute, and a Clinical Professor of Surgery at George Washington University
Dr. Hopping received his specialty training at Harvard University and has been
practicing cosmetic surgery for over 25 years in Washington, D.C. His areas of specialty include Facial Plastic Surgery, Body Liposuction & Sculpting, and Hair Restoration
Dr. Hopping is a Consulting Surgeon in Plastic Surgery at the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Hospital Dubai, UAE
He was President of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery from 2008 to 2009
Dr. Ziya Saylan
Dr. Saylan received his German Board in General Surgery at the University of Gottingen
He was at the Bremen Central Hospital training on Face and Breast Surgery,
Traumatology, Hand and Microsurgery. He also gained extensive experience in
Facial Surgery as he has visited the Graduate hospital in Philadelphia & Breast
surgery during his training with Dr Adrian Apache in Beverly Hills
In 1994, Dr Saylan founded the “Saylan Cosmetic Surgery Clinic” in Dusseldorf Germany in conjunction with the European Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
Since 20 years Dr. Saylan organizes and directs International Workshops and
Congresses on Facial, Breast and Body Surgical Techniques and breakthroughs
Dr. Jane Petro
Dr. Petro did her Bachelor of Science degree from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, FL and her MD from Penn State University
She is the Editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery and is Board Certified in General, Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery
Dr. Petro in her spare time travels around the world on medical missions and
teaching, mostly to Asian Countries
Her practise includes Breast surgery, Post Bariatric Surgery Body Contouring and other Cosmetic & Plastic Surgeries
Dr. Zoran Zgaljardic
Dr. Zgaljardic graduated from the medical university of Rijeka in Croatia and worked at the Clinical Hospital in Rijeka in the Maxillofacial Clinic from 1990 onwards
He became interested in Aesthetic surgery during this time and at prestigious
centers in New York and Washington
He has made a name in the field of Body and Face contouring and has been invited to many International conferences in Europe and Asia to train delegates and speak on these subjects
Dr. Tareq Copty
Dr. Copty is a leading Cosmetic and Plastic
Surgeon in Jordan
He has received his General Surgery and Plastic
Surgery training from the US and UK
He is a member of the American Board of General
Surgery, American Board of Plastic and
Dr. Olga Doronenko
Dr. Olga Doronenko is an MD, Dermatologist
She is certified Aesthetic Laser Clinician
She is a Consultant at the Chain of Laser clinics - "Linline", Mascow, Russia
Dr. Joachim Graf Von Finckenstein
Plastic Surgery Specialist in Ludwigmaximilians University Munich
Member of Alumni Ex. Prof. Pitanguy, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
He is a leading Cosmetic Surgeon in Germany
Is the head of the German chapter of ISAPS
Has published many Articles in International Journals
Dr. Hamid Sharifian
Dr. Hamid Sharifian is a leading Cosmetic Surgeon in Tehran, Iran
He has been trained & certified in Cosmetic Surgery by The American Board of Cosmentic Surgery
The Who's who of Iranian society are his patients
Dr. Benedict Olusola
Dr. Olusola is a well known Cosmetic Surgeon from Desoto, Texas
He specializes in Breast and Body Contouring procedures
He is known for Buttok shaping using newer techniques
Dr. Diego Aspillaga
Dr. Diego Aspillaga did his MD from the University of San Martin de Porres in Lima Peru
Master's Degree in Laser and Phototherapy for Dermatological Aesthetics.
Member of the ASLMS (American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery)
Dr. Samir Pancholi
Dr. Samir Pancholi is a leading Plastic and
Cosmetic Surgeon in Las Vegas, NV. He is
also affiliated with Spring Valley
He is known for treating the Las Vegas beauties
Speakers - National
Dr. Mohan Thomas
Dr. Mohan Thomas is a graduate of the M.ical oollege of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. USA, Medical Director of the Cosmetic Institute. Founder President of The Society of Cosmetic Physicians and Surgeons. Member of the Board of Trustees AACS and WAOCS
He was a Clinical Professor of Surge, at the Mount Sinai School of Medddicine and Chairman of the Facial Plastic Surgery Division of the Hospital for Joint Disease and Orthopadic Institute. New York.
He is current, a Seninor Consultant at the Breach Candy Hospital and Researchshed Center and Hindduja Healthcare Surgicals Mumbai. He has authored and published many books and research papers in Peer reviewed journals including PRS, JPRAS, ASJ, APSJ, IJPS and Clinics of North America. He is currently working on 6 valume handbook on Sosmetic Medicine and Surgery
Dr. Mohan Thomas is truly the Icon of Cosmetic Surgery in India haveing groomed contestant of may beauty pageants including Femina Miss India for many years. His efforts has set the bar in Cosmetic Surgery, a Poineer and Leader in the field. He is the mand behind may pretty and handsome faces in the glamour industry and media worldwide.
Dr. James D'silva
Dr. James D’silva is a fully trained Cosmetic and
Reconstructive Plastic Surgeon
Dr. D'silva has published numerous papers in
international peer reviewed journals like PRS,
JPRAS, Aesthetic Surgery Journal and American
Journals of Cosmetic Surgery
He is a leading Body Contouring Surgeon in
Dr. Navneet Magon
Dr. Navneet Magon is a leading icon in Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery and is the Chairman and Founder President of The Society of Cosmetic Gynecology, India
He is a Senior Faculty at the American Academy of Aestheic Medicine
He has also been awarded with the Delhi ISAR “Award of Excellence in Urogynecology and Cosmetic Vaginal Surgery” in year 2016
Dr. Simal Soin
Dr. Simal Soin is one of India’s leading Cosmetic Dermatologist and has trained and worked at St. Johns Institute of Dermatology, London and Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge
Conferred with St John’s Institute Of Dermatology Award and an award from the British Society Of Investigative Dermatology
She has a vast experience in Lasers, BTX-A and fillers and has a very large
Cosmetic practice. She will be discussing her experience in non surgical
Face Enhancement Procedures
Dr. Niteen Dhepe
Dr. Niteen Dhepe heads the Skin City Post Graduate Institute of Dermatology in Pune which has many branches all over Maharashtra.
He has made more than 60 International presentations and over 100 national presentations over the last few years.
● He has the expertise and experience of working with more than forty different lasers and EBDs.
His areas of expertise include Lasers and Laser training, Vitiligo treatment and
Dr. Jayashree Venkat
Dr.Jayashree Venkat is a specialist Liposuction surgeon who has been practicing in
this field for over 10 years. She underwent training at Dr Jeffrey Klein’s Surgicentre,
San Juan, USA on Tumescent Liposuction
She has presented several research papers and has a special interest in the problems
in obese women. She presents her experience in Body Contouring which is a
Dr. Munish Paul
Dr.Munish Paul has over 19 years of experience as a Dermatologist
He has a keen interest in CO2 Pixel, Laser, Facial Rejuvenation of the aging skin,
Skin Lightening procedures such as Obagi system, Peels, Laser Facials etc
His special areas of interests include Vitiligo treatment especially Melanocyte Cell Transplantation which he will present at this Symposium
Dr. Venkataram Mysore
Dr. Venkataram has a unique distinction of being a leading Dermatologist, Dermato Pathologist and a Hair Transplant Surgeon
He brings all his experience to this symposium and would be speaking on a host
He is the author of 7 books and has more than 90 publications on Dermatopathology (for postgraduates) and Dermatology (for undergraduates) on his name
Past President of Association of Cutaneus Surgeons (India) and
Chairman of the Ethical Committee Of Association of Hair Restorations Surgeons of India and is also a member of training committee of International Society Of Hair
Restoration Surgeons (ISHRS)
Dr. David P. Tauro
Dr. David Tauro is an Indian Board Certified Head and Neck Surgeon & one among the best of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgeons in India. He is the Chief Consultant & Managing Director of "THE TAULINS CLINIC".
He has extensive training in diverse areas of Maxillofacial Surgery such as Trauma Surgery, TM Joint Surgery, Orthognathic Surgery, Cleft lip & Palate Surgery, Cancer & Reconstructive Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Jagdish Sakhiya
Dr.Jagdish Sakhiya is the doyen among Cosmetic Dermatologists in India.
He has established and has been running multiple clinics across the length and breadth of India
He is an international fellow of American Academy of Dermatology. (A.A.D), American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery (ASLMS). His knowledge on medical indications of different LASERS and their use on Indian skin is legendary
He brings his vast experience in Clinical Dermatology to this Symposium.
Dr. Anup Dhir
Dr.Anup Dhir is the member of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the President of the Indian Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons for the year 2016 – 2017
Dr. Dhir is a highly trained Plastic And Cosmetic Surgeon with more than 30 years of experience. He has undertaken innumerable cosmetic specializes in the medical & surgical management of Erectile Dysfunction by Penile Implants & Male & Female Genital Aesthetic Surgery
Dr. Ashish Bhumkar
Dr. Ashish Bhumkar is a well-known Otorhinolaryngologist
having an experience of more than 25 years
He practices at Dr. Bhumkar's ENT Hospital in
His speciality is Auricular Reconstruction in
cases of Microtia.
Dr. Anurag Tiwari
Dr. Anurag Tiwari is a renowned Senior Cosmetic
Dermatologist from Bhopal
He runs the Centre for Skin Diseases and
Dr. Jyoti Gupta
Dr. Jyoti Gupta is a Consultant Dermatologist &
Hair Transplant Surgeon in DermaClinix, Mumbai
She has specialized in Facial & Body
Dr. Shoaib Padaria
A Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiologist.
He is incharge of Department of Peripheral
Vascular Interventions at Jaslok Hospital in
He has popularized the LASER Endovenous
ablation of Varicose veins in the country
He is one of the founders of the Venous
Association of India and its Past President
Dr. Tejinder Bhatti
Dr. Tejinder Bhatti is a Plastic and Hair Transplant
surgeon in Chandigarh, India
His Darling Buds Clinic is today regarded as
one of the first international clinics totally
dedicated to FUE hair transplant
He is the Founder Secretary of the Indian
Association of Hair Transplant Surgeons
He is also the member of ISHRS
He has published his research work and publications
in wound healing and FUE Hair Restoration Surgery
Dr. Anupama M Kudchadkar
Dr. Anupama is a Dermatologist based at Panaji in Goa
She is the HOD of Dermatology and Cosmetology
at Healthway Hospital, Goa
She has delivered educational talks and written
four books (two in Konkani, and one each in English
and Marathi) on skin care, moral values and various
aspects of healthy living for the public
Dr. Narmada Matang
Dr. Narmada Matang is a well-known Cosmetic Dermatologist
She currently practices in Hiranandani gardens, Powai Mumbai
Her contributions include, new developments in areas of
pigmentation and anti-aging
She is certified in minimally invasive techniques and
procedures for facial rejuvenation and follicular hair
Dr. Avinash Agrawal
Dr. Avinash Agrawal heads the Hair Restoration Surgery vertical
at The Cosmetic Surgery Institute
He is an Associate Member of the esteemed ISHRS (International
Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons), Geneva. He has performe
both methods (FUE & FUT) of Hair restoration procedures and has
perfected the craft with over 1500+ cases done
He has a special interest in Facial Hair Restoration including
Eyebrows, Beard and Side burns
Dr. Samir Bhargava
Dr.Samir Bhargava is a Professor in HBT Medical College,
Mumbai and consultant at Hinduja Healthcare Hospital and
Dr.R.N.Cooper Hospital, Mumbai
He has conducted several Live Surgical and Cadaveric
workshops and has been guest speaker and panelist at
several conferences and workshops
He is a co-author of ‘A Short Textbook of ENT Diseases’ read
by more than 2 lakh students
He is the President of AOI Mumbai for the year 2016-17
Dr. Rupinder Kaur Ruprai
Dr. Ruprai is a specialist Gynaecologist with over 17 year’s experience
She has a special interest in Minimal Access Gynaecological Surgeries
She is now pursuing a career in Cosmetic Gynaecology and Anti-aging medicine
Dr. Neelam Andrade
Professor and HOD, Deptt of Maxillofacial Surgery, Nair Hospital
Has more than 40 National and international Publications
Has done extensive work in Temporomandibular joint surgery, Distraction Osteogenesis for jaw bones and Cleft patients and Orthognatic surgery for Dentofacial Deformities
Dr. Deepak Jumani
He is Sexual Health Physian and Counsellor at My Best Doctor Clinic in Mumbai
He did his PhD in Counselling Visiting Sexual Health Physician at Mayo Clinic in 2001
He has more than 35 years of experience in his Speciality
Dr. Ajit Vaze
Dr. Ajit Vaze is a leading Urologist from Mumbai
He has an experience of more than 25 years in this field
He is a Past President of the Urological Society of India
He is conducted thousands of Penile Enhancement procedures over the years.
Dr. Akshay Deshpande
Dr. Akshay Deshpande is a Plastic and Cosmetic Surgeon trained at the Prestigiou Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai
He was a Visiting Fellow at Dr Laris Aesthetic Centre, Kuwait and his Areas of Interst includes Breast reconstruction using Free flaps.
His articles are published in various peer reviewed journals
Dr. Nitin Bhorkar
Dr. Bhorkar is a Graduate and Post-graduat in Anaesthesia from Grant Medical College, Mumbai
He has a special interst in anaesthesia for Cosmetic day-care surgery and has a excellents hold on "Twilight" anaesthesia
He has an exemplary safety record and is very popular with patients for trouble-free anaesthesia experience
Dr. Meera James
Dr. Meera James is a very well known name in Cosmetic Dermatology.
She is the Founder of "Clinic Beau Aesthetic".
Her areas of interest include Chemical Peels, Injectables, LASERs and Threads.
She has conducted many workshops and has been invied to many Conferences.
Dr. Khushboo Kadri
Dr. Khushboo is a Dermatologist and Trichologist in Mumbai.
She is owner of the Krasiva Clinic in Bandra, Mumbai
Dr. Khushboo has presented numerous Papters and Posters focusing on fresh topics in Dermatolgy and Tricholoty.
She has been an active member of Cosmetic Dermatology society, Indian Association of Dermatologists and Venorologist and various other associations
Dr. Seema Alice Matthews
Dr. Seema Mathews is as well known Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon
She is the Director at "Seema's Dental, Cosmetic and craniofacial centre" in Chennai