Keynote speakers


Tomica Bagatin (Croatia)
Željana Bolanča (Croatia)
Koenraad De Boulle (Belgium)
Nevia Delalle (Croatia)
Ali Duman (Turkey)
Samo Gorenšek (Slovenia)
Dinko Kaliterna (Croatia)
Josip Lovrić (Croatia)
Aleksandar Milenović (Croatia)
Nikola Milojević (Croatia)
Paul Myers (England)
Ivana Nola (Croatia)
Tapan Patel (England)
Peter Prendergast (Ireland)
Rita Rakus (England)
Hervé Raspaldo (Switzerland)
Galyna Selezneva (England)
Dimitrios Sykianakis (Greece)
Ömür Tekeli (Turkey)
Patrick Treacy (Ireland)
Dimitris Vrachnos (Greece)
Sherif Wakil (England)
Zoran Žgaljardić (Croatia)

 


Tomica Bagatin

Tomica Bagatin, MD
Plastic surgeon of head and neck

Dr Tomica Bagatin is dedicated to aesthetic surgery and his goal is to provide his patients with the safest and best surgical methods in order to accentuate their natural beauty. Dr Bagatin earned his degree in medicine at the Medical Faculty in Zagreb. He completed his internship at the University Hospital “Merkur”, and specialization in the Department for Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital “Dubrava”. He has been working at Poliklinika Bagatin from its very beginning in 2002.

Furthermore, he is an active member of the Croatian Society for Maxillofacial, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Head and Neck. Moreover, he holds active memberships in international associations such as: European Association for Cranio Maxillo Facial Surgery (EACMFS) and International Association for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (IAOMS). By actively participating in numerous international conferences and courses (Tours, Vienna, Barcelona, Budapest, Chicago, New York and many others) Dr Bagatin is keeping up with the latest trends in his area of expertise. He has completed the highest level of English at the Faculty of McGill.

Željana Bolanča

Željana Bolanča, MD Dermatologist

Dr Željana Bolanča was born in Split where she completed her elementary and secondary school education. After graduating from the 1st Language Gymnasium, she enrolled in the School of Medicine, University of Zagreb. Following the completion of her internship at the University Hospital Sisters of Charity, she left for a brief period of time to work in the pharmaceutical industry, where she was employed as Product Group Leader in Solvay Pharmaceuticals. Dr Bolanča then began and completed her specialisation in dermatovenereology at the University Hospital Sisters of Charity, displaying great interest in general dermatology, dermatological oncology, and corrective dermatology. She attended many courses and trainings in trichology (scalp disease) at the Dermatology Clinic of the University of Bologna, as well as numerous courses in aesthetic medicine in London, Paris, Toulouse, and Sofia.

Out of all aesthetic procedures, she especially prefers treatments intended for the improvement and preservation of skin quality and facial remodelling.

During her entire specialisation, she has also been involved in scientific work, and has published a large number of scientific papers in indexed journals. Dr Bolanča is currently attending postgraduate PhD studies in Biomedicine and Health at the Medical School of the University of Zagreb and has successfully defended her application on the subject of trichology.

She is a member of the Croatian Society of Dermatology and Venereology, the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV), the International Dermoscopy Society (IDS), and the Vice-President of the Croatian Society for Facial Aesthetics.

Dr Koenraad De Boulle

Koenraad De Boulle, MD Dermatologist

Dr Koenraad De Boulle is a dermatologist and director of a private dermatology clinic, Aalst Dermatology Clinic in Aalst, Belgium. This subspecialty association of six dermatologists serves as a referral centre for complex dermatology, derma surgical and cosmetic indications. He also developed a special interest in diagnosing and treating complications of non-surgical procedures and receives referrals from across the globe on this subject. Dr De Boulle has more than 25 years of experience in minimally invasive aesthetic procedures and has built an international reputation as a reference in these fields.

Dr De Boulle has conducted numerous phase II–IV clinical studies on multiple therapeutic, dermatologic surgery and cosmeceutical compounds. An author or co-author of more than 50 peer-reviewed scientific publications, Dr De Boulle has been a frequent lecturer and trainer at national and international educational events for more than two decades. Dr De Boulle also organises private educational sessions enabling aesthetic health care practitioners to enhance their professional skills, enabling wider ranges of services to their patients and offering optimal aesthetic solutions.

Nevia Delalle

Nevia Delalle, MDDermatologist

Dr Nevia Delalle was born in Split, Croatia. After elementary and middle medical school, she enrolled into the University of Split, Faculty of Medicine. At the same time, she worked as a music editor and host at numerous radio stations in Split. After her junior year, she continued her studies at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Medicine, where she graduated.

During her internship at the health care centre in Zagreb, she spent the most of her time at the Department of Dermatology and Venerology at the University Hospital Sisters of Charity as well as the Department of Surgery where she gained tremendous basic knowledge and developed a significant interest in these fields.

She completed her postgraduate study in diving medicine at the Institute of Maritime Medicine in Split.

After acquiring the licence for independent work, she started working at the Nemetova Polyclinic, and soon after started a dermatology and venerology residency at the University Hospital Sisters of Charity for 4 years, with a special interest in dermatological cosmetology, dermatoonology and dermatosurgery.

She also obtained a master’s degree in Biomedicine at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science.

After completing her postgraduate studies and residency, she enrolled in the international anti-aging medicine specialisation for two years and at the same time established a laser centre at Nemetova Polyclinic.

After a two-year education at the most prestigious clinics and institutions in Paris, Barcelona, Brussels, Prague, Cannes and Monaco, as well as the experience gained in the field of aesthetic dermatology and surgery, she began her independent work at the Dermalife Polyclinic, where she works today.

She is a long-time licensed educator in the field of filler application and a speaker at numerous workshops and scientific conferences.

Dr Delalle is also a long-time columnist at the Ordinacija.hr portal and recently a columnist for the new Estetica.hr portal.

She spends her free time under the sea.

Ali Duman

Ali Duman, MDAesthetic and plastic surgeon

Widely recognized as a leading Plastic Surgeon in Istanbul Turkey, Dr Ali Duman possesses over 15 years of experience performing a wide range of procedures in the field of aesthetic plastic surgery. His cosmetic offerings include latest techniques in body contouring, facial rejuvenation and hair transplantation. An expert in a variety of techniques, Dr Ali Duman presented numerous national and international publications including his very own invention Thread PunchTM and Capsular Contractions Around Silicon Breast Implants. Dr Ali Duman has appeared on several television programs and he has lent his insights to popular publications and newspapers. Dr Ali Duman continues to engage in his profession as an ambitious and innovative aesthetic surgeon in Istanbul.

Samo Gorenšek

Samo Gorenšek, MDDermatologist

Samo Gorenšek is consultant dermatologist and co-owner of private aesthetic clinic in Ljubljana, Slovenia. His special field of interest is beautification with the use of dermal fillers and botulinum toxin.

After receiving extensive training from the biggest names in the aesthetics industry like Arthur Swift, Raj Acquilla and Dalvi Humzah, he constantly strives to stay at the forefront of non-surgical treatments, attending conferences around the globe, including the UK, Paris, Monaco and Miami. He is also actively involved with training doctors and dentists as teacher for Allergan. He is GMC registered and holds full licence to practice in the UK.

Dinko Kaliterna

Dinko Kaliterna, MD Dermatovenerologist

Dinko Kaliterna was born in 1971 in Split, where he finished medical high school. He enrolled in to the Faculty of Medicine in Zagreb in 1990, and graduated in 1996. He then spent his internship working at the Clinical Hospital Merkur. He began his specialisation in dermatovenerology in 2000 at the Department for Dermatology and Venereal Diseases Šalata. In 2004 he completed his specialisations exam. He is the author and co-author of numerous expert articles.

He is the founder of the Poliderma polyclinic, which opened its doors in September 2004. Areas of special interest to Dr Kaliterna are aesthetic-corrective procedures, cosmetology, cellulite, anti-aging medicine and laser application. He was the first to introduce the method of integrated dermatology in Croatia: numerous experts of various specialties give their opinions to the client and compare them so that the best solution for the client could be found.

Dr Kaliterna pays special attention to continuous professional education and has participated as a lecturer in the most prominent conference meetings. He is a pioneer in applying the most modern technologies and knowledge from the field of dermatovenerology, aesthetic-corrective procedures and laser application.

He writes and publishes articles and answers reader’s questions on web pages like Pliva, Cybermed, and Vitamini. Up until now his articles have been published in numerous national newspapers, magazines and weeklies – Nacional, Jutarnji list, Život i zdravlje, Glorija…

He participated as a guest on most Croatian radio stations. On television, he participated in the following shows: RTL Exkluziv i Exploziv, Zagrljaj ljepote, Dobro jutro Hrvatska, kod Sanje, the Maja talk show and many others.

Recently, Dr Dinko Kaliterna became a member of the Dermatologic Aesthetic Surgery International League (DASIL), the largest and most important association of dermatologists and plastic surgeons. DASIL primarily focuses on application and development of newest technologies, lasers and treatments in purpose of aesthetic-corrective procedures.

Josip Lovrić

Josip Lovrić, MD
General surgeon

Dr Josip Lovrić gained immense experience during ten years he worked as a specialist in general surgery in Bjelovar General Hospital. The focus of his work is on minimal invasive procedures in order to achieve natural look using the most modern methods and techniques of treatment. He graduated from the Medical Faculty, University of Split and completed specialisation in general surgery in the Department of Surgery at the University Hospital Center Zagreb at the Medical Faculty in Zagreb. Active member of the Croatian Society of Surgery and licensed by the Croatian Medical Chamber. He continued his education actively participating in numerous domestic and international conferences around the world. Dr Lovrić has authored or co-authored several published scientific papers in national and international journals and proceedings of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts. He is fluent in English and Italian.

Aleksandar Milenović

Assist Prof Aleksandar Milenović, MD, PhD Maxillofacial surgeon, plastic surgeon of head and neck

Assist Prof Aleksandar Milenović, MD, PhD was born in Osijek, Croatia where he graduated from elementary and high school. He moved to Zagreb to study medicine and graduated with top marks in 1994. The fine structures of the head and neck became a complete challenge for Dr Milenović who decided to specialise in maxillofacial surgery. Parallel to this, he also completed a plastic and reconstructive head and neck surgery specialisation.

He obtained his master’s degree from the University of Zagreb, School of Dental Medicine with the thesis on Nervous dysfunction after neck dissection. He obtained his doctorate 7 years later also from the University of Zagreb, School of Dental Medicine with the thesis on Sentinel biopsy in the oral cavity tumour.

His furthered his education, at both the theoretical and practical levels, in the world’s top plastic surgery centres in New York, Glasgow, London, and Vienna.

Today, he is not only a successful physician, but also a professor at the Department of Maxillofacial Surgery at the Faculty of Dental Medicine and a member of the Croatian Society for Maxillofacial, Plastic and Reconstructive Head and Neck Surgery and the European Society for Craniomyaxo-Facial Surgery.

He regularly shares his knowledge at specialised world conferences. He has participated as a lecturer in more than 100 domestic and world congresses.

He is fluent in English and German.

He is happy to be able to save lives in the Clinical Hospital Dubrava in the morning and apply his knowledge and experience at Imed Polyclinic in the afternoons. For him, work is a creative challenge that results in the pleasure of every patient.

Nikola Milojević

Nikola Milojević, MD
Aesthetic physician

Dr Nikola Milojević is an aesthetic physician and the owner of two successful anti-aging clinics – the Milo Clinic in London and the Milojević Polyclinic in Zagreb. He graduated from the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine in London in 1995. Although he initially opted for specialization in general surgery to continue in the footsteps of his father, Boško Milojević – an aesthetic surgery pioneer in Croatia, after two and a half years, Dr Nick Milojevic converted to the specialisation of general practice. After specialising in aesthetic medicine, he worked for the Harley Medical Group in London for five years as the leading physician of the largest chain of aesthetic clinics in the UK.

By treating up to 40 patients a day and having done over 30,000 Botox and filler treatments, he gained tremendous experience and in 2005 he opened his famous Milo Clinic dedicated to non-surgical medicine in London. Known as a physician with light hands and precise techniques, Dr Milojević has been referred to by the British media as the “King of Botox”.

After a successful career in the UK, Dr Milojević returned to his native Zagreb in 2009 and the following year he took the state examination at the Ministry of Health that gave him permission for independent work in Croatia. In March 2011, he opened the Milojević Polyclinic in the very centre of Zagreb, thus continuing the long family tradition. Thanks to the innovative methods of rejuvenation and the state-of-the-art technology from the world of aesthetic medicine, the Milojević Polyclinic is one of the most modern anti-aging clinics in Europe today. Since the Zagreb Polyclinic is a sister institution of the Milo Clinic from London, Dr Milojević spends a week each month in the British capital to treat patients from various parts of the world.

Dr Milojević is a pioneer of cosmetic medicine in Croatia. By attending conferences and collaborating with experts from all over the world, as well as implementing new knowledge from the field of aesthetic medicine into daily practice, he actively participates in further development of this new branch of medicine. He is a member of leading medical institutions, including the British College of Aesthetic Medicine and the General Medical Council. The development of medical tourism encouraged him to organise this international congress on aesthetic medicine, and his desire is to brand Croatia as a centre for aesthetic medicine.

Paul Myers

Paul Myers, MD Revalidation and Appraisal Director, Doctors Appraisal Consultancy

Dr Paul Myers is director of Doctors Appraisal Consultancy, an organisation which provides advice and support to independent (non NHS) doctors undertaking appraisals and working towards their revalidation. His original background was as an NHS General Practitioner, when he also pursued his interest in doctor’s education needs assessment and held a senior lecturer post with QMW. He now provides appraisal services to a wide range of designated bodies, including NHS England and the British College Aesthetic Medicine, for whom he manages the appraisal scheme. His current research interest is the quality assurance of doctor’s appraisals.

Ivana Nola

Ivana Nola, MD, PhD Dermatovenerologist

Dr Ivana Nola, MD, PhD, a specialist in dermatovenerology, is a leading expert on new technologies related to beauty, anti-aging and dermatology. She has over 15 years of experience in the field of aesthetic dermatology. In the period between 2009 and 2014, she was a certified national Allergan trainer for Juverderm and botulinum toxin type A application in Croatia.

Dr Nola is an author and co-author of numerous scientific articles and professional papers. She is passionate about high standards in aesthetic medicine, so she regularly participates in and lectures at congresses and symposia across Europe and the US.

Tapan Patel

Tapan Patel, MD Aesthetic physician

Dr Tapan Patel, the founder and medical director of PHI Clinic, is recognised amongst his peers, industry experts and by his patients as one of the most talented and skillful injectors in the UK. He has more than 15 years’ clinical experience and has been performing aesthetic treatments for more than ten years. Recently, he was listed in Tatler’s Top 30 Anti-Ageing Experts. Dr Patel is passionate about standards in aesthetic medicine and ensures that along with day-to-day clinic work he also attends and speaks at as many conferences and meetings as possible. In addition, Dr Patel has a BTEC in Light and Laser Therapies and is completing both a diploma in Clinical Dermatology and Masters’ in Cosmetic Medicine.

Peter Prendergast

Peter Prendergast, MD Aesthetic surgeon

Dr Peter Prendergast is President of the European College of Aesthetic Medicine and Surgery and has been medical director of Venus Medical for the last nine years. He is an internationally renowned educator and author, having authored two textbooks and trained hundreds of surgeons in cosmetic procedures at courses held all over the world.

Dr Prendergast is passionate about delivering beautiful, natural-looking results to his patients using effective, safe procedures and products. His expertise is in aesthetic medicine and minimally invasive aesthetic surgery enhancing the face and body with non-invasive or minimally invasive procedures, using only local anaesthesia for maximum comfort and safety. This also allows his patients to go home straight away and get back to usual activities without delay, with minimal downtime.

In Ireland, Dr Prendergast has pioneered many of the procedures he performs. He was the first in Ireland to perform VASER liposuction, the one stitch thread facelift, and various other cosmetic surgery procedures that are performed without the need for general anaesthesia.

Dr Prendergast graduated with honours in medicine and surgery from University College Cork in 1999. He completed his internship at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford and returned to Ireland to undergo Basic Surgical Training. After two years, he became a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Following further surgical training in cardiac, thoracic, and vascular surgery in Ireland and Singapore, he was drawn to the relatively new and evolving field of aesthetic medicine. His training in this field took him all over the world, first as student, but later as a teacher himself.

He is regularly invited to speak at international conferences. In addition to teaching, Dr Prendergast believes learning the art and practice of aesthetic medicine is a life-long journey.

Dr Prendergast plays an active role in many international societies. He is a Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, the British College of Aesthetic Medicine, the American Society for Lasers in Medicine and Surgery, and other educational organisations that promote high standards in aesthetic medicine and surgery. He is an Irish representative at the European Committee for Standardisations proposed new Standard in Aesthetic Surgery Services.

Dr Prendergast has appeared on national television and radio on several occasions. He has written over 20 book chapters as well as two books in aesthetic medicine and body contouring. The first, Aesthetic Medicine. Art and Techniques was published in 2011. His second book, High Definition Body Sculpting. Art and Advanced Lipoplasty Techniques was published by Springer in October 2014, and quickly became an Amazon No.1 Best Seller.

Rita Rakus

Rita Rakus, MD Aesthetic physician

Dr Rakus qualified as a medical practitioner at Sydney University, Australia in 1974 and is GMC registered (General Medical Council). She has over 25 years of Aesthetic medical experience and is a leader in non-surgical practice in the UK. Dr Rakus has become a highly experienced practitioner in facial and body rejuvenation and is a leader in the field of Cosmetic Medicine in the UK and is a founder and committee member and Fellow of the British College of Aesthetic Medicine (BCAM).

Hervé Raspaldo

Hervé Raspaldo, MD Facial plastic surgeon

M. Hervé Raspaldo, born in Monaco, is a Facial Plastic surgeon, prior Chef-de-Clinique, and was a consultant for facial reconstructive surgery at Nice University Hospital in France.

Now, he leads the Face Clinic Genève S.A. He is also a member of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the French Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery.

Dr Raspaldo’s clinic is host to patients from across the globe. His reputation attracts complex cases, including no-scar rhinoplasty, advanced endoscopic facelifts, minimal invasive eyelid surgery, Ear Fold® otoplasty, facial restoration and enhanced cutting-edge global 3D rejuvenation techniques with injectables.

As an international key opinion leader, Dr Raspaldo has been broadly involved in the launches of botulinum toxin, dermal fillers and volumizers since 2001.

Widely published and cited, his FDA-approved centre for scientific studies is responsible for numerous scientific papers, medical textbooks and videos on topics such as toxins, fillers, endoscopic facelifts and rhinoplasty. Notably, Dr Raspaldo has co-authored French consensus papers for upper and lower face relaxation, and global facial rejuvenation with injectables.

A regular presenter at major congresses worldwide, Dr Raspaldo is a passionate leader in teaching the art and evolving techniques of aesthetic medicine. Since 1990, he has taught more than 30,000 cosmetic doctors around the world and offers a private programme in his Face Clinic Genève – 3D facial rejuvenation masterclasses – teaching the innovative concept of FaceSculpture™. Most recently, he has worked on the “Chic-Lift®” and the “Eiffel Tower Nose-Lift®”, and further simplifying and enhancing injectable facial rejuvenation and beautification, which directs the trends in face sculpture today.

Galyna Selezneva

Galyna Selezneva, MD Cosmetic Beauty Doctor, Non Invasive Contouring Expert

Dr Galyna Selezneva is one of the most renowned and credible doctors in London practicing out of the prestigious Rita Rakus Clinic in Knightsbridge. She trained in the one of the best clinics in the United States and is known by London’s elite and top press as the ‘Ice Queen’ (queen of fat freezing). She specialises in flab-melting, cellulite-suctioning, skin-tightening in London and believes in a combination approach to getting the best possible whole body makeovers and tailoring the figure like a seamstress! Galyna has been featured in top UK publications as the go to for perfecting the body – tackling hard to reach areas, toning, sculpting and creating the best body possible, including the likes of Tatler, Daily Mail, Grazia, Sunday Times.

Dr Galyna is a specialist in non-invasive procedures, including non-surgical face and body treatments. These include sagging of the skin (which can be age-related or weight loss) Coolsculpting and Ice Aesthetics to achieve perfect results for the body and neck areas, body contouring to get rid of stubborn pockets of fat (or a whole body transformation), skin rejuvenation (which ranges from looking well-rested to ten years younger) acne scarring and sun damage.

Dr Galyna uses the latest in technology for her patients, including non-surgical face and body lifts, energy devices and laser treatments. Cryolipolysis is a clinically proven procedure that involves freezing fat cells without damage to your skin, developed by Harvard scientists.

She was most recently highly commended in the Aesthetic Doctor of the Year category at the Safety in Beauty awards held in July 2018.

Dimitrios Sykianakis

Dimitrios Sykianakis, MD Aesthetic physician

Dr Sykianakis specializes in gerontology/anti-aging & aesthetic medicine. He has 18 years of experience as medical trainer on Botulinum toxin type A and filler injections, with more than 20.000 facial injections performed throughout his career. He is a recognized international opinion leader, speaker and lecturer. An external partner at Dermalogical Athens Public Hospital “Andreas Syggros”, Dr Sykianakis is also a partner at the Athens Laser Touch Clinic. He is the owner and director the private medical office called Athens Wellaging Clinic. He is currently finishing his PhD with the thesis on Botulinum toxin and the quality of life.

Ömür Tekeli

Ömür Tekeli, MDDermatologist

Dr Ömür Tekeli is a Consultant Aesthetic Dermatologist who runs a family-oriented private practice in Levent. Born in 1977 in Adana. Graduated from Private Adana Science collage in 1994. The same year, she started her education in Ankara University Medical Faculty and graduated in 2001. Studied 5 and a half years and took the specialization of dermatology degree at S.B. Okmeydanı Educational and Research hospital in 2009. During the residency programme voluntarily worked in different beauty clinics and dermatology polyclinics which were specialized in minimal invasive treatments like laser (Fotona Nd:YAG/KTP, Er:YAG ) applications, Botox, fillers, mesotherapy in İstanbul. Translated a very well-known guide textbook named “Dermoscopy The Essentials” from English to Turkish. In the last year of her residency she prepared a Split face comparison efficacy thesis of two different lasers in treating the telangiectasias on the cheeks and the nose with Fotona Lasers. Did her Obligatory duty in Turhal approximately for two years. During this duty She introduced fillers Botox chemical peels and mesotherapy with anatolians and there, tried to inspire her colleagues about these minimal invasive applications. In 2011 started working in Prof Dr Onur Erol oriented Private M-ONEP Etiler Policlinic as the only Dermatologist and the Medical director for four years. İn 2012 Allergan Medical Academy Berlin expert programme inspired her for fillers and became very interested in constructing the face with fillers and Botox. İn the year 2013 attended UPMC Cosmetic Surgery & Skin Health Center (Pittsburgh, USA), Dermato-Surgery department fellowship programme. İn November 2014, in the National Plastic Surgery Congress, given a lecture about my Fraxel laser experience about old burned skin scar rejuvenation.

Become a part of Allergan Medical Academy global LCM programme and as a KOL continue doing hands-on-trainings with her colleagues all over Turkey.

In 2017 translated another textbook named “Clinical Anatomy of The Face For Filler and Botilinum Toxin Injection”

She has been an instructor in training courses of Hyaluronic Asid, Chemical Peelings, botulinum toxin, microneedling, laser and energy-based device procedures since 2011.

As a philosophy of her life She is willing to share all her experience and knowledge with all the other colleagues who are enthusiastic about minimal invasive procedures and holistic approach to antiaging.

Patrick Treacy

Patrick Treacy, MD Aesthetic physician

Dr Patrick Treacy is president of the Royal Society of Medicine, Aesthetic Faculty 2018 (London), chairman of the Irish Association of Cosmetic Doctors and Irish representative of the British Association of Cosmetic Medicine. He is recognised as one of the most influential aesthetic practitioners in the world being recently named amongst the MyFaceMyBody “Ultimate 100 Global Aesthetic Leaders“ (Los Angeles, 2017 and 2018). He was given the Azerbaijan Laureate of Aesthetic Medicine as well as the Azerbaijani Beauty & Anti-Ageing Trophy (Baku, 2017) for his contributions to the field of aesthetic medicine. He also received a similar MyFaceMyBody Specialist Award in London in 2018. His research has strongly influenced this specialist area where he has developed global protocols relating to dermal filler complications and wound healing. He pioneered techniques for aesthetic improvement in HIV facial lipodystrophy and radiosurgery venous thermocoagulation. He won both the “Irish Healthcare Award for Medical Research” (Dublin, 2017) and the British College of Aesthetic Medicine Award for “Medical Research” (London, 2017). He is among few doctors in the world to have won the coveted AMEC Trophy three times (Paris 2014 and 2016, Monaco 2017,) for research relating to cancer cachexia and reversing skin necrosis. He won the MyFaceMyBody Trophy in (London, 2016) for medical research and was commended for studies relating to the use of PRP and hair growth (London, 2012 and 2013). This research is now popularised and being used by clinicians all around the world. He was given the CCME Medal for “Excellence in contributions to Aesthetic Medicine” (Mexico, 2016) and got Highly Commended in the “Doctor of the Year” award at the Safety in Beauty Awards in London, 2016.

He serves on the editorial boards of four international aesthetic journals. He is an author or co-author of numerous articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals and has contributed to chapters of medical books. He has been a keynote speaker across Europe, Russia, the United States, and South America as Faculty 2016-2017. Dr Treacy is a fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine and the Royal Society of Arts. (London). He is chairman of the Ailesbury Humanitarian Foundation and honorary ambassador to the Michael Jackson Legacy Foundation. He is the driving force behind countless humanitarian efforts that impacts the lives of children in communities across Africa, Haiti and the Third World. To this end, he has opened orphanages in Monrovia, Liberia and Mirebalais, Haiti in the last year alone. He is the European medical advisor to Network Lipolysis and the UK’s largest cosmetic website Consulting Rooms. He practices cosmetic medicine in his clinics in Dublin, Cork, London and the Middle East. He is an advanced aesthetic trainer and has trained over 800 doctors and nurses from around the world. He has featured on the Today Show, Ireland AM, CNN, Dr. Drew, RTE, TV3, Sky News, BBC and Newsweek.

Dimitris Vrachnos

Dimitris Vrachnos Medical Aesthetics Business Coach

Dimitris Vrachnos is an experienced medical aesthetics business coach with expertise in Business Development, Practice Management & Strategic Marketing towards business sustainability and growth in medical aesthetics industry.

After spending more than 16 years in medical aesthetics field, as an executive in multinational corporate environment, he creates Upmybusiness consultancy agency. His agency delivers a wide range of operational and strategic medical aesthetics projects to pharma and cosmetics companies, big clinics and independent aesthetic practices. Offered services include: practice management assessment & coaching, strategic marketing planning and implementing, staff and patient surveys, staff business training & KOL programs.

Mr. Vrachnos holds an International Business Studies Degree from Panteion University. He is an international trainer in practice management, he regularly publishes business articles and a podium speaker in national and international conferences.

Sherif Wakil

Dr Sherif Wakil, MBBCh BA FICS MACCMA MBABS
Cosmetic & Sexual Aesthetic Doctor

Dr Sherif Wakil is the founder and medical director of DrSW Clinics. He has more than two decades of experience in the health care combined with a vast number of cosmetic workshops in the UK, Europe and USA. He has worked in a number of leading hospitals in the UK and Middle East, including The Royal London Hospital NHS Trust and is now based on London’s Harley Street.

Dr Wakil has performed more than 20,000 procedures and has introduced a number of new treatments to the UK and Europe, including the revolutionary P-Shot and the O-Shot (Sexual Rejuvenation with PRP) and Vampire Breast Lift. He is the only trainer for these procedures in Europe and the Middle East.

As a national and international trainer for numerous aesthetic procedures including PRP Vampire treatments, thread lifting, etc., Dr Wakil has been invited to speak and share his skills at conferences and meetings around the world.

Recently, Dr Wakil has for-fronted the non-surgical sexual aesthetics arena with his brand new sexual rejuvenation treatments and cutting edge machines that he has introduced to Europe and UK.

Dr Wakil is the president of the International Association of Aesthetic Gynaecology and Sexual Wellbeing “IAAGSW’ as well as a fellow of the International College of Surgeons and active member of several professional bodies including the General Medical Council, American Cosmetic Cellular Medicine Association, British College of Aesthetic Medicine and British Association of Body Sculpting.

Zoran Žgaljardić

Assist Prof Zoran Žgaljardić, MD, PhD Maxillofacial surgeon, plastic surgeon of head and neck

Assist Prof Zoran Žgaljardić, MD, PhD was born in 1962. He graduated from the University of Rijeka, Faculty of Medicine in 1986. After completing the residency in maxillofacial surgery and plastic surgery of head and neck, he passed the exam for general cosmetic surgeon at the International Academy for cosmetic surgery (IACS). He obtained his master’s degree and PhD at the University of Rijeka, Faculty of Medicine.

Prof Žgaljardić spent 1996 in New York at the Brooklyn College Hospital and held a visiting lecture on his PhD thesis. During that time, he also visited various cosmetic surgery clinics.

In the period from 1990 to 1999, he worked in the Departement for Maxillofacial Surgery at the University Hospital Centre Rijeka. He opened his own private clinic for cosmetic and maxillofacial surgery in 1999 in Opatija. Ten years after, he opened another private clinic in Zagreb.

He spent the period from 2005 to 2010 as the assistant professor and chief of Departement for Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Split.

Assist Prof Zoran Žgaljardić, MD, PhD is a board member of Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, and Croatian representative at the International Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. He is one of the co-founders of World Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. He is a pioneer in laser liposuction and regular nvited speaker and workshop trainer in lasers lipolysis.

In 2008, at the 52nd World Meeting of International Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, he was named as one of the 100 best cosmetic surgeons in the world. At the 4th Annual Meeting of the World Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, he was entered in the Cosmetic Surgery Hall of Fame.