Under the Patronage of
H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and President of the Dubai Health Authority
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Boards of Directors

ISPRES Board of Directors

Roger Khouri, MD

Kotaro Yoshimura, MD

Vice President
Norbert Pallua, MD


EPSC Board of Directors

Marwan Al Zarouni, MD
Khalid Al-Awadi, MD

Vice President
Sabet Salahia, MD



Riccardo Mazzola, MD

Assistant Secretary
Sydney Coleman, MD

Brian Kinney, MD


Past President: Gino Rigotti , MD

Members at Large:

Guy Magalon MD
Nelson Piccolo, MD
Luiz Toledo, MD
Ali Mojallal, MD
Lee Pu, MD
Peter Rubin, MD
Stefania de Fazio, MD
Facheng Li, MD


Buthainah Al Shunnar, MD
Cultural Committee
Luiz Toledo, MD

Scientific Director



Professor Dr. Ali MOJALLAL MD, PhD


Co-Chair of the Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthteic Surgery, University of Lyon

Volunteer Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Texas SouthWestern, Dallas Medical Center

Head of the Facial Composite Allotransplant Team of the University of Lyon

Director of the Reaserch Program on Adipose Derived Stem Cells, Cell and Tissue Bank, Lyon

Vice-President of Rhône-Alpes Society of Plastic Surgery

Director of the Wound Healing (1 year ) Course at the University of Lyon

Co-director of the Microsurgery (1 year ) Course at the University of Lyon

Director of the Hair Transplant (1 year ) Course at the University of Lyon



Full Professor of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, University of Lyon UCBL1, 2014

HDR, Habilitation to be Director of a Reaserch Program, 2012

PhD on Adipose Derived Stem Cells, 2010

Master 2 of Medical Bioengineering, 2007

French and European Board of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, 2004

Medical Degree, University of Lyon, 2003



128 Articles indexed in PubMed (

20 Chapters of International Medical Textbooks

1 book  : ‘Atlas of Cutaneous Perforators’, Editor : (Masson Elsevier

1 Multimedia Application : ‘3D Atlas of Cutaneous Perforators’

19 Didatic Articles for Plastic Surgery Training Program, University of Lyon

294 International Lectures on Aesthteic Surgery, Perforator flaps, Adipose Derived Stem Cells

137 National Lectures on Aesthteic Surgery, Perforator flaps, Adipose Derived Stem Cells


Buthainah Al-Shunnar, M.D.

Dr. Buthainah Al-Shunnar is an American Board certified Plastic Surgeon with extensive experience in breast surgery, body contouring, aesthetic facial surgery, hand surgery, cancer reconstruction and microsurgery.

She is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. She is also a member of the Johns Hopkins Medical and Surgical Association.

After graduating medical college with honors from the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland in 1991, Dr. Al-Shunnar received her five years of general surgery training at the Johns Hopkins University Hospital in Baltimore and George Washington University Hospital in Washington D.C., where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha national medical honor society. She then completed her plastic surgery training at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.

After her training, Dr. Al-Shunnar spent three years in York, Pennsylvania as Consultant Plastic Surgeon in private practice, also covering a major trauma center for its reconstructive needs. In addition, she held an academic position at Hershey Medical College where she mentored and taught the residents and fellows. She subsequently returned to the Middle East and took up a position as Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Sheikh Khalifa Medical Center in Abu Dhabi for two years. She has since established her own clinic in Dubai.

Dr.Al-Shunnar has published numerous articles in her field. Her work has been presented at national and international plastic surgery conferences.


Dr. Jaffer Khan

M.B.B.S., F.R.C.S.I., F.R.C.S. (Plast.), F.A.C.S
Specialist Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon
Medical Director & Founder of Aesthetics International

Dr. Jaffer Khan is the director and head consultant at Aesthetics International. A former Consultant Plastic Surgeon in the United Kingdom, he did his initial plastic surgical training at Cork University Hospital before moving to the UK. There, he trained for five years in plastic surgery, including periods at St. Bartholomew‘s and the Royal London Hospitals, working with ten leading consultants. Dr. Jaffer Khan also visited the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital and worked as a Fellow at a leading Harley Street practice in London to gain experience in cosmetic surgery .

With a number of scientific publications and several international presentations to his name, Dr. Jaffer Khan was the first surgeon in the region to pass the specialty fellowship examination of the Joint Royal Colleges in Plastic Surgery. His areas of special interest include breast and body contouring , as well as aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of the face and abdomen.

Dr. Khan is a trained hand, burns and microvascular surgeon, and a pioneer of Facial Resurfacing, having introduced the first Erbium YAG laser to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in 1997 and to Dubai in 1998. A large proportion of his work is nonsurgical facial rejuvenation.

Dr. Khan leads an international team of highly experienced aesthetic physicians, each one a specialist in their particular area of expertise. While some work with Dr. Khan’s associates, there is always an expert on call at the clinic. In addition, Dr. Khan‘s reputation and liaisons with the medical fraternity here and abroad attract a number of visiting surgeons, all of whom are of a high caliber with established private practices in their respective home countries. Dr. Khan is a Senior Lecturer in Aesthetic Surgery at the Anglia Ruskin University in the United Kingdom.

Dr. Khan enjoys traveling to other parts of the world and his other hobbies are motorcycles, power boating, squash, and diving.


Dr. Khalid Abdulla Al-Awadi


1998-1999: Internship in Department of Health and Medical Services, Dubai

The program was divided into 3 month rotations in each of the following departments; Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatrics, General Surgery, Internal medicine

2000-2003: Resident in department of general surgery, Al-Baraha hospital, Dubai

The program also included rotations in the following departments; 2 months Orthopedics, 2 months Emergency department, 1 month Anesthesia & intensive care, 1 month Urology, 1 month Radiology

2001-2002: 5 Months rotation in department of plastic surgery, Khalifa Medical Centre, Abu Dhabi

2004-2010 Scholarship to study plastic and hand surgery in Germany

2004-2006 Benjamin Franklin University, Berlin

2006-2010 University of Freiburg, Freiburg

2010- Specialist Cosmetic Surgeon, Hadi & Hoffman Medical Center, Dubai

2010-2012 Specialist Plastic & Hand Surgeon, Mafraq hospital, Abu Dhabi

2012-2013 Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Mafraq hospital, Abu Dhabi

2013- Consultant Plastic & Hand surgeon, Rashid hospital, Dubai


1999-present: Member of Emirates Medical Society

1999-present: Member of Emirates Philatelic Association

2001-2003: Member of CME-Committee at Al-Baraha hospital, Dubai

2008-present: Member of German Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery

2012: Member of International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, ISAPS

2013: Board member Emirates plastic surgery society


1998: Member of Emirates Student Association and Head of Media Department, Washington DC, USA

2002 & 2003: Member of Emirates pilgrim medical services, Mecca, Saudi Arabia

2011: Head of medical team for rescue mission to Yemen

Languages spoken

Fluent in written & spoken Arabic, English, German, and spoken Urdu


Prof. Dr. Luiz Toledo

Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Dubai

Dr. Luiz Toledo, Brazilian Plastic Surgeon, studied in São Paulo and went on to train and specialize under Prof. William Callia graduating as a plastic and reconstructive surgeon in 1975 and becoming a member of the Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery – SBCP - in 1976.

Dr. Toledo worked from his Plastic Surgery Clinic in São Paulo offering his patients, many who came from abroad to operate, facial and body contouring surgeries and procedures along with his aftercare facility Beatrix Aesthetics for skin care and lymphatic drainage.

While maintaining his practice and working around the Middle East region since 2001, Dr. Toledo was offered a position in a busy Dubai practice and moved to Dubai in 2006 with his family.

Dr. Toledo, over the past nearly 30 years has been involved in lecturing and teaching around the world. He has written and edited 14 books. His book Refinements in Facial and Body Contouring has been translated into several languages. His Superficial Liposculpture book, co-written with Marco Gasparotti and Carson Lewis became one of the landmark books on the technique.

He has published more than 60 scientific papers and guest edited editions of Clinics in Plastic Surgery. He has given teaching courses on his face and body contouring techniques at the ASPS and ASAPS congress during 15 years. He was ISAPS Course Director for seven years, organizing courses all over the World. He has organized annual symposiums in Belgrade, Serbia for over 10 years. He is currently the scientific director of the Emirates Plastic Surgery Society organizing monthly meetings for the local plastic surgeons for the last four years. His lasts international meetings were the first Dubai ISAPS Course in Jan 2014 and the First and Second EPSS Congresses in Dubai in 2015 and 2016 as Scientific Director.


Marwan Al Zarouni, MD

Dr. Marwan Al Zarouni is a leading authority in plastic surgery in the UAE. He received his medical degree in 1999 and his postgraduate in general and plastic surgery in 2004 from the University of Sahlgrenska, Sweden. He also has a postgraduate in Microsurgery in 2005 from the University of Chang Gung Hospital, Taipei (Taiwan). He is a board member of the Emirates Medical Association and the President of the Emirates Plastic Surgery Society.


International Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (IPRAS)

Scientific Board Member of the European Society for Laser Aesthetic Surgery (ESLAS)

President of the Emirates Plastic Surgery Congress (EPSS)

Vice President of the Emirates Medical Association (EMA)



Riccardo F. MAZZOLA, M.D.

Riccardo Mazzol a graduated in Medicine at University of Pavia in 1967. He has the double Board in ENT and in Plastic Surgery obtained at the University of Milan. Former responsible for the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery trining program, of the Postgraduate School of ENT, Maxillo-Facial and Plastic Surgery at Milan University School of Medicine.

Founder of the Fondazione G. Sanvenero Rosselli for Plastic Surgery, established in Milan (Italy) in 1975. The Fondazione promotes various forms of teaching, fulfilling a continuous postgraduate training program, by arranging meetings, seminars and live surgery courses in the field of Plastic Surgery. The Fondazione houses one of the most important rare books collections on Plastic Surgery.

Founding member, Secretary General and President of the EURAPS (European Association of Plastic Surgeons). Secretary and President of the SICPRE (Italian Society of Plastic Surgery). Riccardo Mazzol a is a member of more than 15 national and international Societies, among them the Americ an Association of Plastic Surgeons (AAPS), American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), ISPRES, ISAPS.

He presented 450 invited panels, lectures, conferences, courses at Nation al or International Meetings/Congresses. He has organised 75 Congresses or Courses.

Keynote speaker in numerous Intern ational Congresses. Maliniac lecturer at the 2006 ASPS in S. Francisco. Co-Editor of 3 textbooks (“Craniofacial Malformations, Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh 1990; “Velopharyngel Incompetence”, Masson, Milan 1995; “Fat Injection. From Filling to Regeneration”, QMP, St. Louis 2009), 16 book chapters and 120 publications, 49 of them in peer reviewed scientific journals. Editorial Board of the PRS, as Associate Editor. Editorial Board of the Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. Article reviewer for the JPRAS.

His primary interests include, Cleft Lip and Palate, Head and Neck reconstruction, Nasal Reconstruction, Aesthetic Rhinoplasty, Fat Grafting and History of Plastic Surgery.


Dr. Roger K. Khouri, MD, FACS

Roger K. Khouri, MD, FACS is a board certified plastic surgeon trained in general surgery at the University of North Carolina, in plastic surgery at Brown University, in reconstructive microsurgery at New York University, and in hand surgery at Harvard. Dr. Khouri is a scholar in plastic surgery with over 100 peer-reviewed scientific publications. He was Professor of Plastic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine before moving to Miami.

Dr. Khouri is the founder of the Miami Breast Center. He has more than 25 years of experience as a reconstructive surgeon. In 2002 He was awarded the prestigious Godina Lectureship in Microsurgery. He was a pioneer in reconstructive microsurgery and flaps before becoming a pioneer in fat transfer to the breast. In 1999 he invented the  BRAVA   external expander which led him to develop the breakthrough third-option  breast reconstruction   procedure called BRAVA + AFT (Autologous Fat Transfer).

In 1997 Dr. Khouri published in the Annals of Surgery, the most prestigious scientific surgery journal, what was then the largest experience in the world with breast reconstruction using microsurgery (DIEP) and TRAM flaps. Over the past decade, always on the lookout for something better, he perfected BRAVA + AFT, a far better and much more patient-friendly alternative method of breast reconstruction. Along the way, he has contributed to many innovations in liposuction and lipografting, and he became a recognized innovator and expert in  natural, no implant, breast augmentation   and post-mastectomy breast reconstruction.

For his expertise and his pioneering work on the regenerative abilities of fat grafts and BRAVA in breast reconstruction and augmentation, Dr. Khouri has been invited to lecture all over the world. He has taught at more than 200 national and international plastic surgery society meetings in more than 35 countries. For his contribution to breast reconstruction with BRAVA + AFT, he won the award of Best Scientific Work at the prestigious European Association of Plastic Surgeons (EURAPS) and the American Association of Plastic Surgeons in 2010. He was also just awarded the best scientific paper of 2012 in the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal.

A founding member and the vice president of the International Society of Plastic and Regenerative Surgeons  ( , he is a firm believer and a major force behind the evolution of plastic surgery from the scalpel-intensive reconstructive operations toward the minimally-invasive regenerative procedures.


Dr. Mohammad Sabet Salahia

Cosmesurge Centers Plastic Cosmetic, Laser & Reconstructive Surgeon.

French Board from Rennes - Tours University Hospitals, France
Former Consultant Plastic Surgeon, King Fahd Hospital, Jeddah, K.S.A.
Former Consultant & Head of Plastic Surgery Unit Rashid hospital, DOHMS, Dubai, UAE.

Dr. Sabet began his post-graduate practice in France after receiving his education in the best universities and private surgical and cosmetic centers (Tours-Paris-Rennes).

Dr. Sabet began his practice in the Middle East as Consultant Plastic Surgeon at King Fahd Hospital, in Jeddah (K.S.A) the referral specialized plastic, cosmetic and burn center in the western region of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Finally in 1999 landed in Dubai he became consultant and head of the plastic surgery unit at Rashid Hospital, department of health and medical services in Dubai,UAE.


  • Liposuction
  • Tummy Tuck
  • Breast Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • Reconstructive surgery

Dr. Sanjay Kumar Y. Parashar

Consultant plastic Surgeon



BACHELOR OF SURGERY (MBBS) Govt Medical College, Nagpur University, India

NOVEMBER 1992 MASTER OF SURGERY (MS Gen Surgery) Govt. Medical College, Nagpur University, India


DECEMBER 1995 DNB Plastic Surgery, Diplomat National Board of Plastic Surgery, New Delhi, India

JANUARY 1996 MNAMS, Membership National Academy of Medical Sciences, India

APRIL 1996 MCH Plastic Surgery

Megister Chirurgie Plastic Surgery (Master of Surgical Arts) Mumbai University , India





Dr Tariq Saeed FRCSI, FRCS Ed Kingdom of Bahrain


Institute of Plastic & Craniofacial Surgery

Prof. I T Jackson MD, FRCS, FACS Providence Hospital, Detroit USA


Prof. David David FRCS, FRACS

Dr Eugene Tan FRCS, FRACS

Australian Craniofacial Unit AUSTRALIA


Prof. David David FRCS, FRACS

Australian Craniofacial Unit & Royal Australasian College of Surgeons AUSTRALIA




  • National Academy of Medical Sciences (MNAMS), New Delhi, India
  • The Association of Plastic Surgeons of India
  • Indian Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
  • Asian Pacific Association of Craniofacial Surgery
  • International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeon (ISAPS)
  • American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS)
  • American So of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)


Faculty at Hands on Workshop Laser in Aesthetic Surgery

BSES MG Hospital Mumbai, India NOVEMBER 2003

Faculty at International Course/Workshop on Body Sculpturing & Implants in Aesthetic Surgery Dayanand Medical College & Hospital

Ludhiana, India DECEMBER 2003

Operative demonstration- Liposuction

Specialty plastic Surgery Hospital, Nagpur, India- 16 th-18 thDECEMBER 2006

Invited Guest Speaker 3 rd Asia Pacific Congress on Craniofacial Surgery & Distraction osteogenesis Republic of Maldives- 29 th April – 4 th may 2007

Invited Guest Speaker 3Dimensional abdominal contouring- abdominal aesthetics Dubai Congress on Antiaging & Aesthetic Medicine Nov 2009, UAE

Guest Speaker What causes unaesthetic scars in Cosmetic Surgery, APSICON 2010 Goa, India

 Faculty & Demonstrator Advanced uses of Fillers for Kaya Dermatologist, Sept 2010, Dubai, UAE

 Invited Guest speaker Science of facial Aging & Dimensional Abdominal contouring Medical, Rehab Academic Scientific Research oriented conference 2010, Dubai, UAE

Guest Speaker 3 Dimensional Abdominal Contouring & Pitfalls of Submuscular Augmentation

The 15 th World Congress of International Confederation for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Dec 2010, New Delhi India

Guest Speaker and Demonstrator Ultrasonic Assisted Liposuction in daycare setting & Advanced use of Fillers for rejuvenation. Gujarat Plastic surgeons association Aesthetica 2011, Feb 2011



Dr. Stefania de Fazio, MD

Stefania de Fazio is a Board certified Plastic Surgeon in Rome, Italy.

Post graduate training in the main international centers dedicated to  at prestigious Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery training centers including:    New York University (Joseph G. McCarthy, MD, Chair) to the Santa Casa di Misericordia in Rio de Janeiro ( Head Ivo Pitanguy, MD, Chair)  

The international experience and vision led her, in 2013, to inspire and participate into the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), the official agreement between the ASPS, American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the SICPRE, the Italian Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery creating a successful collaboration between two leading plastic surgery societies.  

Member of the Global Leadership Forum since 2013, a “think tank” of leaders in plastic surgery sponsored by ASPS.

Ex co Member of SICPRE from 2013 to-date, she created the scientific chapters devoted to new topics: Regenerative Surgery, Anti Aging Medicine and Genital Surgery.

She is one of the creators and the coordinator of PSG SICPRE, a project dedicated to development of a national and international network between faculty, trainees and young plastic surgeons to achieve the highest standards of education and integration in professional life.

Member-at-large ISPRES, she is the Founding Member of ICOPLAST, the International Confederation of Plastic Surgery Societies, where she is a national delegate and active member in the Education Committee


Kotaro Yoshimura, MD

Kotaro Yoshimura. M.D. is a professor and chairman of Department of Plastic Surgery at Jichi Medical University, Japan.

He received his medical degree and doctorate from University of Tokyo. After returning from research work at University of Michigan, he worked for University of Tokyo and directed his laboratory.

His research interests cover skin/hair/scar biology, wound healing/angiogensis, and regenerative medicine.

He published more than 150 full articles published in medline-indexed journals as well as several textbook chapters and was awarded by American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) as a 38 th Maliniac Lecturer in 2016.

Prof. Yoshimura is currently Asian Liaison of Plastic Surgery Research Council (PSRC) and a founding member and vice president of ISPRES.



Norbert Pallua MD, PhD, FEBOPRAS

Norbert Pallua is a specialist in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.

Born on January 21 st, 1952 in Bruneck, Italy, he conducted his studies at the Universities of Vienna and Berlin. After 8 years of practising medicine in the field of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery at the Medical School of Hannover, he was appointed Professor and Chairman of the Department of Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery and Burn Center of the RWTH University Hospital in Aachen in 1997.

His Department was accredited as a teaching hospital by the EBOPRAS in 2003.

Prof. Pallua is a member of many well-known national and international research associations and acts as a reviewer for many international medical journals.



Dr. Brian M. Kinney

Dr. Brian M. Kinney is a Clinical Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, CA, USA, and reputable board certified plastic surgeon. A Past President of the Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation (USA), Board Member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), Chairman of the Board of Trustees of ASPS, and Deputy Secretary General of the International Confederation of Aesthetic, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (IPRAS). In addition, he is an Editor of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (the “Blue Journal”) and the Archives of Plastic Surgery ( Korea). Dr. Kinney earned his bachelor’s degree (Biomedical/Mechanical Engineering) and master’s degree (Mechanical/Electrical Engineering) after completing the Harvard/MIT Health Sciences and Technology program. He attended medical school at Tulane University and trained in general surgery and plastic surgery at UCLA in Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Professional Affiliations / Achievements

Dr. Kinney is a staff member of major hospitals in Los Angeles, such as Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and St. John’s Hospital and Health Center. He has been affiliated in various capacities, past and present, with many professional and medical organizations, which include the following:

  • Board Certified, American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Plastic Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Chairman, Board of Trustees, American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
  • Board of Directors, American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
  • President, Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation (PSEF) of the USA
  • Deputy Secretary General, Board of Directors Member, International Confederation of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (IPRAS)
  • Associate Editor, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Journal (IPRAS Journal)
  • Associate Editor, Archives of Plastic Surgery ( Korea)
  • Associate Editor, Aesthetic Surgery Journal
  • Board Member, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
  • Former Associate Editor, Aesthetic Surgery Journal
  • International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ISAPS)
  • Chairman, Board of Governors, National Endowment for Plastic Surgery (NEPS)
  • Chief, Plastic Surgery, Century City Hospital, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Clinical Chief, Hand Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Hospital, Los Angeles
  • Chairman of the Educational Technology Committee of the Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation (PSEF)
  • Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology Program
    • Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering – Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA
    • Master’s in Mechanical Engineering – MIT
    • Research Assistantship
      • Research Laboratory of Electronics, MIT
      • Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
      • Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
  • University of California at Los Angeles, (UCLA), training in general surgery and plastic surgery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • FDA Clinical Trials and Related Work
    • Botox post approval (cosmetic) launch educational program
    • breast implant post-approval studies center
    • breast implant post-approval studies clinical trial data analysis
    • Puragen Hyaluronic filler for nasolabial folds and lips
    • Purtox botulinum toxin injectable, one and three year trial
    • Prevelle Silk post approval launch educational program
    • Prevelle Lift clinical trial monitor and co-submitter of application
    • Xeomin post approval launch educational faculty
    • Belotero post approval launch educational faculty
    • Kythera / ATX101 adipocytolysis agent post approval educational program
    • Algeness agarose injectable get, co-developer of aesthetic injectable uses
    • Perlane vs. Teosyal in the nasolabial fold
  • Textbook Co-Editor, Plastic Surgery: Indications and Practice (a 2000-page standard teaching textbook), Saunders/Elsevier Publishers, London
  • American Publishers Award, Honorable Mention, Best Textbook of the Year in Clinical Medicine, 2009
  • Performed live educational surgery and injections in ~ 10 countries

Other Career Highlights

Dr. Kinney is a member of numerous organizations in medicine, science and engineering, including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation (PSEF), the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), the California Society of Plastic Surgeons (CSPS), the International Confederation for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (IPRAS), the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS), the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (AMSE), the American Institute of Physics (AIP), the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAAS). Dr. Kinney served (as a founding member) the Editorial Board of the Aesthetic Surgery Journal from 1997-2008 and the Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Journal starting in 2009. He co-edited a 2000-page textbook, Plastic Surgery – Indications and Operations that won Honorable Mention for the Outstanding Medical Textbook of the Year in the US in 2009. He has won awards for his professional work, presents and teaches at national and international meetings, serves as a consultant to biotech and engineering companies, and continues to author articles in many journals and textbooks.

Dr. Kinney has appeared on ABC network's Nightline, Fox Network's Extra, CNN, Hard Copy, The Discovery Channel, most of the local Los Angeles news television stations and all of the four major national news networks. He has been featured on radio and in numerous newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, London Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal. Journalists from Vogue, Glamour,Allure, Newsweek, Spa Magazine and many others have interviewed him about plastic surgery, cosmetic and beauty treatments.  He has also presented/interviewed on radio, television and in newspapers in Europe, Russia, China, throughout Asia, South and Central America, and been featured in documentary films. He is well-known in China as 肯尼 · 布莱恩. He has performed live surgery and injections for teaching conferences in worldwide locations, such as Moscow, Nanjing, Guangzhou, Copenhagen, Vienna, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paolo, Belgrade, Buenos Aires, Dubrovnik and Mumbai ( India).

During the Bosnian war, Dr. Kinney led surgical relief missions and was received in the Presidential Palace in Zagreb, Croatia. He has also volunteered and organized surgical relief missions in Mexico. With years of experience, he remains sought for teaching at national and international conferences, as well as consulting for various biotech and engineering companies. Dr. Kinney has authored numerous articles for journals, magazines and co-edited a new 2,000 page, standard textbook of Plastic Surgery. His work in the fields of plastic surgery has placed him in the group of the world's most well-known, top plastic surgeons.

He has served as a formal or informal scientific/business consultant to many companies such as Mentor/Ethicon, Sanofi/Aventis, Allergan, Merz, Medicis, Eleme/Smoothshapes and others. A former member of the Board of Directors of BioElectronics Corporation, he has also worked with Electropharmacology, Mirror Image Software, Canfield Scientific, Crisalix, KLOX Technologies, ThermiAesthetics and other tech ventures.


Dr. Michael Salivaras

Dr. Michael Salivaras is a Board Certified Aesthetic & Reconstructive Plastic Surgeon.

He is a member of the Brazilian, European, Emirates & International Society of Plastic Surgery, the American & International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the Alumni Association of Professor Ivo Pitanguy and the Medical Society of the United Kingdom.

Dr. Salivaras received his medical degree from the National University of Athens in 1998 and his Post Graduate Certificate from the Pontifical Catholic University and Carlos Chagas Institute of Post Graduate Medical Studies in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

He was awarded with honours the Specialist Title of Aesthetic & Reconstructive Plastic Surgeon in 2007 at the Institute Ivo Pitanguy in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Sub-specialty training in Sao Paulo, Brazil and at the Southwestern Medical Centre at University of Texas in Dallas followed.

Dr. Salivaras is featured regularly on the weekly make over "Joelle Show" on MBC network and other Gulf TV channels and in various local magazines and newspapers as well as in foreign media, for his innovative cosmetic procedures.

Dr. Salivaras is hosting annually, as Scientific Chairman, the International Congress of Aesthetic Surgery, Anti Ageing Medicine and Medical Spa in United Arab Emirates.

His practice is located at Clinica Joelle in Dubai & Abu Dhabi with surgical privileges at Prime Hospital in United Arab Emirates.

Dr. Salivaras speaks English, Portuguese, Spanish, Greek and Arabic.