Throughout my career I have carried out a high volume of surgical operations covering a variety of plastic and aesthetic procedures including but not limited to, breast surgery (augmentation, uplift and reduction), blepharoplasty, liposuction, abdominoplasty, facelift, thigh lift, arm lift and buttock lift.
|Career to date||General Medical Council
GMC Specialist Register No. 6095647
20 October 1995
University of Ancona
1999 – 2005
Plastic and Cosmetic surgery
Rio de Janiero –Brazil
Medical Education University of Ancona 1983-1990
Medical Qualifications University of Ancona 1991-1995
CCST in Cosmetic Surgery Rio de Janiero-Brazil 1999-2004
Throughout my career I have carried out a high volume of surgical operations covering a variety of plastic and aesthetic procedures including but not limited to, breast surgery (augmentation, uplift and reduction). blepharoplasty, liposuction, abdominoplasty, facelift, thigh lift, arm lift and buttock lift.
My junior appointments were particularly enjoyable working alongside internationally known surgeon. I also gained valuable experience in the department of plastic surgery at the University of Ancona followed by further training in Brazil in Rio de Janiero with Prof. Pitanguy, and Dr Hakme in Sao Paolo with a wide and varied amount of training in aesthetic surgery. In particular, I received huge benefits from my residency training with Prof. Landi in the department of General surgery.
This experience gave me excellent grounding to proceed to where my career is today.
Since 2004 I have practised an innovative technique for breast and facial surgery with particular attention to minimising scarring, giving patients excellent results. The dual plane technique for breast surgery offers patients a very natural looking appearance. .
2010 completed training and gained an international certificate in the latest cosmetic procedure of Vaser High Definition liposculpture.
I consider myself to hold all the necessary clinical and interpersonal skills to perform at an exceptionally high standard.
From 1993 I performed a high number of surgical procedures with private patients in Italy, and from 2004 I’ve worked with a variety of clinics and private patients in the UK. In all these periods I have performed a large number of cosmetic surgery of the body and face including a new approach to new techniques with minimal scaring .
August 1993 – 2004 Department of General and Plastic Surgery
Plastic and General Surgeon Private Hospital
1991-1993 Dept.of General and Plastic Surgery
General Surgery Private Hospital
Head of the general surgery service at the Italian private hospital, VILLA ADRIA, this was closely linked to the regional public hospital of the university of Ancona.
I performed approximately 150 operations per year including breast surgery, face, eyelids and abdominal wall surgery.
From 1993 I was head of the unit of plastic and aesthetic surgery unit in a private hospital VILLA IGEA in Ancona, in charge of a variety of breast reconstructive surgery and all types of aesthetic surgery.
· Residency in General surgery- Italy
· Residency in Plastic surgery-Italy
· Fellow Resident (Fellowship in General and Plastic surgery)-Italy
November 1990 – October 1995 University Hospital,
University of Ancona ,
Ancona , Italy, Prof. E.Landi
The University Teaching Hospital of Ancona is one of the most important tertiary referral centres in Italy. During my 5 years there I worked very closely with Prof. E. Landi which was a great privilege as he is regarded as being one of the best breast specialists.
During my time there I witnessed a large number of patients with breast disease and performed breast reconstruction and abdominal pathology, laparoplasty and abdominoplasty.
Throughout my fellowship, I lectured at the hospital and gave presentations at hospital meetings and congresses. From 1999 – 2005 I worked in a private hospital in Rio de Janiero, Brazil where I was exposed to all kinds of plastic and aesthetic surgery under the control of Dr. Farid Hakme – Hospital Interplastica. This was at The Plastic and the Aesthetic surgery school of Rio de Janiero.
Throughout my career, I have endeavoured to consolidate my expertise by offering patients in Italy and the UK my skills and experience. In 2000, I spent 3 months in Rio de Janiero Brazil, studying with the Brazilian Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery, Dr Farid Hakme (Hospital Interplastica).
· 2001 One month at Rio de Janiero Brazil observing Prof Ivo Pitanguy in both clinical settings and theatre.
· 2002 One month at Hospital Interplastica in Rio de Janiero with Dr. F Hakme.
· 2003 Two months course on prosthetics and buttock lift with Dr. R. Gonzales at his private clinic in Riberao Preto near to Sao Paolo. Thereafter I spent another two weeks in Rio de Janiero with Dr. F. Hakme at Hospital Interplastica.
· 2004 – 2005 Completed a new stage in cosmetic surgery in Brazil (Rio de Janiero) specialising in a new technique for facelift and blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery).
· 2006 – 2007 Participated at the ISAPS congress and the Brazilian Society of Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery in Rio de Janiero spending two months learning the latest techniques at the mini-invasive cosmetic surgery school.
· 2008 attended the Brazilian conference in Rio de janiero and participating on up to date training at the Interplastica Hospital in Rio de janiero on the latest techniques on cosmetic surgery procedures .
· 2009 attended different conferences in Italy and in Brazil of cosmetic surgery
I have been working in the private sector in the UK since 2005 undertaking a wide range of cosmetic procedures both in general and local sedation anaesthesia, a mixture of day and overnight cases.
I have my admitting privileges in the following London Hospitals:
MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION
Excellent administrative and management skills.
Computer literate and conversant with Microsoft Office.
At school and University I was a keen basketball player. I enjoy many sports as a spectator, and participate in sport to unwind from a busy schedule.
Fluent in 6 languages (written and verbal): Italian, French, English, Portugese, Arabic (inc Lebanese) and Spanish.
MEETINGS AND COURSES ATTENDED
I’ve participated in many conferences in Italy and the rest of Europe (France, Austria, and Spain) as well as in the United States (New York) and Brazil (Rio de Janiero, Sao Paolo).
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