Invited International Faculty

Dr. Greg Goodman

Associate Professor, Monash University
Melbourne, Australia

Chief Surgeon, Skin and Cancer Foundation, Victoria, Australia
Practicing Dermatologist with 20 years experience

  • Associate Professor at Monash University and at the University College of London.
  • Chief Surgeon, Skin and Cancer Foundation, Victoria, Australia.
  • President Australasian Society of Cosmetic Dermatologists (ASCD).
  • Director of Script Skin Care, Facecoach and FacecoachLive, Bespoke Skin Technologies, and Dermatology Institute of Victoria (DIV).
  • National trainer for numerous temporary dermal fillers and is a member of several international editorial boards and advisory committees.
  • Published extensively on acne and acne scarring and the use of botulinum toxin, fillers, and lasers.
  • Has contributed to more than 80 academic articles.

Dr. Sonja Sattler


  • Founder of BELLARI, clinics for minimal invasive aesthetic treatments in Germany.
  • World-renowned for Facial Rejuvenation treatments including energy based devices as well as for Body Rejuvenation.
  • Initiator and organizer of the Biennial International Live Surgery Symposium for Dermatologic and Aesthetic Surgery since 1998 in Darmstadt.
  • More than 20 papers published in scientific journals.


Dr. Sanusi Umar

Redondo Beach, CA

  • World renowned hair restoration surgeon and the founder of Dr U Hair and Skin Clinics (formerly Derm Hair Clinic) in Redondo Beach, California.
  • Associate faculty member at the David Geffen School of Medicine and Director of Cosmetic Dermatology Harbor – at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA).
  • Currently holds two international and US patents for the UGraft technology.
  • New invention called the UPunch Curl, also overcame the challenges faced by ordinary FUE processes when it comes to individuals with tightly curled Afro-textured hair.
  • Pioneered Follicular Unit Excision (FUE) Hair Transplant technology and invented several machines for performing hair transplantation appropriate for all hair types.
  • With over sixteen academic research papers published by the most respected medical journals in the field including the Journal of the American Medical Association – JAMA Dermatology, Aesthetic Surgery Journal and Dermatologic Surgery.

Dr. Antonino Araco

Plastic and Aesthetic Surgeon
Milan, Forte Dei Marmi, Rome, Italy

  • Professor at University of Tor Vergata of Rome & University of Camerino and Turin.
  • Author of more than 62 articles published in international indexed journals.
  • Reviewer for scientific journals: "Wound Repair and Regeneration" and "Aesthetic Plastic Surgery".
  • President of MIDU (Medical Italian Defense Union), the first medical defense organization.
  • Medical Director at Jenevi Medical, leading company for cosmetic surgery and regenerative medicine.

Prof. Kotaro Yoshimura

Professor and Chairman, Department of Plastic Surgery
Jichi Medical University, Japan

  • BOD and International Committee Chair, Japanese Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (JSPRS)
  • President - International Society of Plastic Regenerative Surgeons (ISPRES)
  • National Secretary of Japan, ISAPS
  • Survey Chair and BOD, JSAPS
  • Past-President, IFATS
  • More than 150 full articles published in medline-indexed journals as well as several textbook chapters
  • Co-editor of Journal of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery (JPSHS)
  • Associate Editor, PRS and PRS-GO
  • Interests: Skin/hair/scar biology, wound healing/angiogensis, adipose stem cells, and regenerative medicine

Dr. Klaus Fritz

Associate Professor

  • Founder of dermatology and laser centers Landau, Germany.
  • Associate Professor at the University of medicine and pharmacy "Carol Davila"(Ro).
  • Vice President of the German Academy of Dermatology.
  • Past President, board and honorary member of European Society of Laser Dermatology (ESLD), European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology – past board member.
  • Member of scientific advisory boards, editor, co-editor or editorial board member of numerous peer reviewed journals, member of guideline committees, member of many international societies.
  • President and Organiser of various national and international congresses (5CC World Congress, National Congress DERM) Numerous more than 300 publications and author in textbooks, more than 600 national and international presentations mostly as invited speaker.

Dr. Giovanni Salti

Cosmetic Surgeon

  • Currently Head of the Aesthetic Medicine Branch of the MEDLIGHT Institute in Florence Italy.
  • International Trainer of Galderma, IBSA, Sinclair, Marrllor and other companies in the sector of aesthetic medicine and aesthetic plastic surgery.
  • One of the world's leading experts on the use of intradermal fillers and botulinum toxin.
  • Author of numerous publications in the national and international scientific press and of several chapters of books in the field of Aesthetic Medicine and non-invasive rejuvenation techniques.
  • Key Opinion Leader for the largest companies in the aesthetic industry.
  • Professor for Aesthetic Medicine at the University of Pavia and Rome.
  • Professor for the Master’s degree in Aesthetic Dermatology at the University of Florence.

Dr. Javier Soto

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon
The Pontifical Xavierian University, Colombia

  • One of the most recognized specialists in plastic surgery in Colombia and Latin America for high quality processes and safe surgeries.
  • Founder of the Latin Smile Foundation.
  • Dr. Soto has published many awarded papers, like Gynecomastia treatment using Radiofrequency-Assisted Liposuction RFAL (European Journal of Plastic Surgery-2012), Rupture of Poly-Implant Prothese PIP breast implants: experience with removal of 884 implants (European Journal of Plastic Surgery-2013), Minimal Invasive Calf Augmentation (Journal of Cosmetic Surgey-2011), The Deep Anchored Inner Thigh Lift American (Journal of Cosmetic Surgery-2011), Application of the Liposuction Techniques and Principles in Specific Body Areas (Advanced Techniques in Liposuction and Fat Transfer Book-2011), and Treatment of Tineaunguium with NdYag Laser (Journal Brasileiro de Laser-2010).
  • Member of the Colombian Society of Plastic Surgery - SCCP and International Member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Dr. Kristine Heidemeyer


  • Dr. Heidemeyer is a specialist in aesthetic dermatology and venereology, Proficiency in Laser.
  • She works as a Head of aesthetic dermatology and laser medicine - Dept. of Dermatology, Inselspital, University Hospital for Dermatology, Bern, Switzerland.
  • Member of SGDV, EADV, ESTP.
  • Speaker at national and international Congresses.

The 17th International Congress of the Society for Melanoma Research
October 29 - November 1, 2020
New Orleans, Louisiana

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