Invited International Faculty

Prof. Avner Shemer

Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer

Professor Avner Shemer, MD, did his residency in dermatology and venereology at the Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel. He trained in the Mycology Laboratory, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel, and at the Mycology Laboratory, Institute of Dermatology at Guy's Hospital, London, UK. Shemer received his medical degree from Tel-Aviv University, Israel. Specializing in Skin and Venereal Disease; and an associate clinical professor – Tel-Aviv University – Department of Dermatology and Venereology at the Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer. He also serves as head of the Israel Council of Dermato-mycology and Nail Disorders, and an advisor on mycological disorders to several drug companies. Prof. Shemer has over 100 publications, and gives many lectures in basic research and clinical dermatology on fungal/nail disorders in particular.

Prof. Igor Bartenjev

Dept of Dermatology, University of Ljubljana

Expert director of the largest Slovenian private dermatological institutuion Dermatology Rogl Bartenje from Ljubljana. Lecture at the Department of Dermatovenerology at the Medical Faculty of the University of Ljubljana and the University of Maribor. He is a member of the Extended Expert College of Dermatology, the European society for laser dermatology (ESLD) and the European Society for cosmetic and Aesthetic Dermatology (ESCAD). From 2002 to 2005, he was chairman of the ZSD, from 2005 to 2005, and from 2011 to 2012 to the extended professional college for dermatovenerology. He is intensively involved in the diagnosis and treatment of various skin tumors and aesthetic dermatology.
People and colleagues know him primarily as a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of various tumors of the skin. We also talked about other skin diseases, appropriate skin protection against UV rays, laser treatment and skin rejuvenation.

Dr. Doris Maria Hexsel

Principal Investigator,
Brazilian Center for Research in Dermatology

Dr. Doris Hexsel is a Medical Director of the Hexsel Dermatologic Clinics in Porto Alegre and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She was the president of the Brazilian Congress of Dermatologic Surgery and received the President's Award of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Hexsel's primary professional interest is cosmetic dermatology – mainly cellulite, fillers, botulinum toxins, and pigmentary disorders.

Dr. Martin Kassir

Director, Worldwide Laser Institute
Texas, United States

Dr. Martin Kassir is a Board-Certified Dermatologist specializing in aesthetic dermatology and laser procedures, and has practiced in Dallas for the last sixteen years. An internationally recognized speaker and educator on aesthetic procedures, Dr. Kassir has lectured and conducted seminars on six continents and served as Course Instructor on Lasers and IPL, DermaFrac, Botox, Dysport, Fillers, Microneedling and Radiofrequency Devices. Dr. Kassir is a past Vice President of the International Society of Dermatology, and serves on the Board of Directors of the ISD and is Chairman of the ISD Mentorship Committee.

Prof. Eckart Haneke

Dept of Dermatology, University of Bern
Bern, Switzerland

He is a visiting professor, Dept Dermatol, Univ Berne, Switzerland, Senior Consultant, Dept Dermatol, Acad Hosp, Univ Ghent, Belgium and Senior Consultant, Centro de Dermatologia, Instituto CUF, Porto, Portugal. His special interests in Dermatopathology, dermatological surgery, nail diseases, diseases of the oral mucosa, aesthetic dermatology and his 300 above publications.

Prof. Marc Heckmann


Current position- Director and founder of the Starnberg skin center - Professor of medicine at Munich University (Ludwig-Maximilian-Universität) - Tutor of the Munich-Harvard-Alliance and senior consultant dermatologist Dr. Heckmann is an internationally renowned expert on botulinum toxin. His studies and clinical trials published in the New England Journal of Medicine and other high-impact journals have revolutionized the use of botulinum toxin in modern dermatology and were honored with the prestigious Justinus Kerner Prize at the world congress of toxins. As board member of numerous advisory panels, he is a highly valued speaker around the globe actively participating in advancing and teaching state-of-the-art topics in aesthetic medicine, dermatologic surgery and best clinical practice. Recent advances include the use of optical coherence tomography (OCT) for detecting early skin cancer und quantitative analysis of skin changes after treatment. Medical training- Ruprecht-Karls-University, Heidelberg- Chandler-Medical-Center, Lexington, USA- Stanford Medical School, Stanford, CA., USA

Dr. Eduardo Krulig

Plastic Surgeon
Vice-President, ESAS

Born in Poland, raised in Venezuela. Dr. Krulig earned his M.D. in 1970 from the School of Medicine at the Universidad Central de Venezuela. He completed his post-graduation specialization course in Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery in Argentina 1973 – 1975 at the Hospital Naval Buenos Aires under the auspices of the Catholic University "El Salvador de Buenos Aires". His training course has included all aspects of the specialty: Aesthetic Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery, Congenital malformations, Reconstructive Surgery in Burned patients and Hand reconstructive surgery. Dr. Krulig has been active in developing new techniques in the field of Laser surgery, pioneering in the field of Cellulite surgical treatment with surgical laser 1440 nm. He has developed treatments in the field of Aesthetic Medicine and Aesthetic Dermatology, after many years of research, such as Amelan (depigmentation treatment in melasma and lentigoes), Peelings by Krulig (Universal peel, Krulig Peel, Star peel by Krulig, ABC Peel). Dr. Krulig has pioneered the Liposuction – Liposculpture techniques in South America.Dr. Krulig has been awarded by many Scientific Societies, has been appointed by the Japan Society of Aesthetic Surgery as the Best Aesthetic Doctor in South America (year 2000). Dr. Krulig has been the President of the International Academy of Aesthetic Surgery and Aesthetic Medicine, President of the International Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and Chairman of the International Board of Cosmetic Surgery.

Prof. Mario A. Trelles

Plastic Surgeon
University of Barcelona

Dr. Mario A. Trelles is the Medical Director of Vilafortuny Medical Institute. Cambrils (Tarragona) – Spain. This Institute is a Laser Reference Centre in the EC and participates in the EC Project, "Training Centres for Laser Applications in Medicine (EUREKA EU642 Stilmed, Safety in Medicine). He authored 3 books on Laser Application In Medicine And Surgery and Editor of Lasers in Tumour Therapy. This book summarizes the European Community Concerted Action Programme in Lasers for Cancer: Lasers in Medicine and Surgery Investigation and Development And author of over 250 articles in national and international journals. Co-author of various books devoted to laser advances in medicine and surgery (chapters). He is involved as a Member of so many with so many international societies.At present, he is the President of the European Society For Laser Aesthetic Surgery (ESLAS), President of the Spanish Society for Laser in Medicine and Surgery (SELMQ), Administrative Council Member of the European Laser Association (ELA), and of The International Society for Laser Surgery and Medicine (ISLSM.Council member, World Anti-ageing Medical Association (WAMA)

Prof. Francesco ROMEO

Plastic Surgeon
Marconi University
Rome, Italy

He is Contract Professor to the University of Rome "G.Marconi". For 30 years he has been working as Surgeon in a Public Hospital and in Private Practice. Currently he is Consultant for OncoPlastic Surgery in the "Regina Apostolorum" Hospital. More than 4000 major surgical procedure are on his log-book. His courses about Eye Rejuvenation with [U.E.F.A.] Technique (Upper Eyelid Filling Approach) are attended by aesthetic surgeons and doctors in Italy and Europe. He has been appointed for teaching how to improve look appearance and eye rejuvenation to many post-graduate aesthetic plastic surgery classes and Masters (advanced formation courses) at Italian Universities and Superior Schools of Aesthetic Medicine. He has also held clinical presentations at many congresses of Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery. He has participated in more than 200 congresses and courses, more than 100 as lecturer and faculty. He has been awarded for the best lecture by S.I.E.S. (Bologna, 2016).

Dr. Philippe Garcia

Plastic Surgeon

Dr.Garcia performs all types of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, especially for the face, neck and silhouette. Dr. Philippe GARCIA is also qualified in aesthetic medicine and leads many courses, conferences and conferences on injection techniques in the framework of "Expert2Expert", of which he is the director of publications. His passion for anatomy, through dissections and researches, confers on him a role of expert for many laboratories, and of a trainer and injector for international congresses. He offers his skills and his expertise at the service of participants with one objective : excellence in results with minimised risks! He is member of I.S.A.P.S., E.A.F.P.S., S.O.F.C.E.P., S.A.M.C.E.P. and G.R.I.R.G.

Dr. Hana Zelenkova


Hana Zelenková has been active in the field of Dermatovenerology since 1973. Since 2000 she has been directing her own Private Clinic of Dermatovenereology. Professional orientation: aesthetic dermatology, acne and facial dermatoses, medicinal mycology (nail diseases), wound management, psoriasis, employment of Ichthyol and carboxytherapy in dermatology. She is a coordinator of many international multicentre trials. More than 555 expert lectures in the Slovak Republic as well as abroad, 440 scientific publications. Co-author of the dermatocosmetic formulae containing Ichthamol and glycyrrhizinic acid. Author of the book "Carboxytherapy" (2015), translated into 4 languages. Regularly invited to deliver lectures at international congresses. Founder and President of the Slovak Society for Aesthetic and Cosmetic Dermatology (SSEDK), organizer and President of the traditional international DERMAPARTY congress. Since 2006 Vice-President European Society of Aesthetic and Cosmetic Dermatology, since 2007 President of the European Society of Aesthetic and Cosmetic Dermatology.

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