Invited International Faculty

Prof. Amit Pandya

Dermatologist
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Texas, United States

He is one of a handful of full-time pigmentary disorder specialists in the country. Dr. Pandya has been recognized as a Best Doctor by D Magazine and a Super Doctor by Texas Monthly for several years consecutively. He is recent a recipient of the American Academy of Dermatology’s Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award and the University of Texas Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award. He has also received an Outstanding Teacher Award from UT Southwestern medical students 14 times.

Dr Malcolm D. Paul

Past President
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
United States

Malcolm Paul in an internationally acclaimed board-certified plastic surgeon with almost 40 years experience in facial plastic surgery. Based in Newport Beach, California, Dr Paul is recognised across there United States for his excellence and skill in creating stunning, natural results to the extent that he has been included in lists such as Best Doctors in America, he is the Co-Director of the Aesthetic Surgery Resident Program. Dr Paul is former President of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Constantinos Demetriou

Dermatologist
President of Cyprus Society of Dermatology
Cyprus

Dr Constantinos Demetriou is a founding member of Cyprus Society of Dermatology and Venereology (1986) and served as First Secretary. He served as President of Cyprus Society of Dermatology, elected in office for five consecutive terms (1998-2008). He is an elected Member of the Board of Directors of EADV representing Cyprus. He is also a Member of the European, Greek and American Academy of Dermatology. Dr Demetriou is an International Lecturer in Lasers and Patent holder in Laser Applications.

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. Desmond John Tobin

Director, Centre for Skin Sciences
University of Bradford
United Kingdom

Desmond J. Tobin is Professor of Cell Biology and Director of the Centre for Skin Sciences at University of Bradford. Over the past 20 years he has researched in basic and applied skin/hair sciences, with a particular focus on the biology of human melanocytes/pigmentation and hair growth disorders especially those with an immune basis. He was the first to identify antibodies to hair follicle-specific antigens in patients with acute alopecia areata, and also the first to establish melanocytes from the human hair follicles in long-term culture. He has identified a self-similarity of the POMC peptide system in the human hair follicle pigmentary unit. He has revealed an unexpected role for filopodia in melanin transfer under the influence of myoxin-X and cdc42. Des Tobin is a Fellow of Royal College of Pathologists, Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology, and Fellow of the Institute of Trichologists (Vice-President). He is a member of the Healthcare Technology Cooperative in Wound Prevention and Treatment.

Dr. Paola Rosalba Russo

Vice-President
Italian Society of Aesthetic Medicine & Surgery
Florence, Italy

She has own clinic in Modena, Lecturer and member of the Scientific Committee Training / private tuition and teaching in all disciplines taught in the education curricula schoolbooks and at the level of update study, dissemination and scientific experimentation to doctors. Organization conventions. Publishing activity. She assumed the role of vice president of SIES - Italian Society Aesthetic Medicine and Surgery in Florence. She has good organizational skills in quality of a vice-president, Scientific Company, upon research performed by the same society, Organize and project together with members 'association, activities. Teaching in the field of cosmetic medicine. Good writing skills, she wrote many items and articles.

Dr. Doris Maria Hexsel

Principal Investigator,
Brazilian Center for Research in Dermatology
Brazil

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.

Prof. Pietro Gentile

Chief of Plastic Surgery
Catholic University Tirana
Albania

He is currently Research Fellow at the University of Rome "Tor Vergata" since 01/07/2013. He is a technical consultant (CTU) at the Ordinary Court of Rome. He was Secretary of the organ Component Project Monitoring titled "Survey, comparative between Lazio and other Italian regions on the factors that negatively affect the donation of cadaveric organ in Lazio and the specific skin needs and cartilage and stem in banks Lazio. Dr. Gentile in recent years has given great impetus the development of new technologies and the use of new methodologies in the field of Medicine and Surgery Regenerative as witnessed by the numerous publications in international journals concerning mainly the use of adipose tissue and the influences of autologous growth factors in the mechanisms proliferation and differentiation of stem cells adipose-derived, the use of biomaterials in treatment of ulcers and loss of substance of the lower limbs.

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.

Dr. Sahar Foad Ghannam

Executive Director
International Peeling Society
Canada

Dr Ghannam is a upscaled in the University positions from a teacher assistant until Associate Professor in Alexandria University. Since that time, she has been interested in aging and antiaging procedures. She do almost all Aesthetic procedures ,including injectables and Energy based devices ,but a great part of her practice is still for general dermatology. She is a world expert on chemical peels especially in our mediterranean skin type. She is a board member of the International Society of Dermatologic surgery ISDS, and the executive director of the International Peeling Society IPS. She is an active member in many International societies. She is an organizing Committee member of Sharm derm meeting, on the International advisory board of the 5CC meeting and Moderator of Middle Eastern Master Class IMCAS. She is the co- author of the Chemical Peel chapter in the 3rd edition of [Surgery of the skin] published by Elsevier. She is the editorial advisory board of the Indian Journal of Dermatology and the Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology.

Dr. Fernando Miguel Aznar Mañas

President
Spanish Society of Aesthetic Regenerative Functional Gynecology
Spain

Dr. Fernando Miguel Aznar Mañas is a prestigious and recognized gynecologist who carries out his professional activity in different private hospitals in Spain. Expert in Intimate Antiaging and Vulvar and Vaginal Rejuvenation. He has introduced the technique of Vontouring or Lifting vulvar in Spain, and is the only doctor certified to perform the O-SHOT technique (PRP in the erogenous zones of the genitals to improve sexual dysfunction). He is currently researching, developing and training new techniques (hyaluronic acid, fat autologous tissue, platelet-rich plasma, etc.) and innovative gynecological procedures (intimate laser, non-invasive radiofrequency labiaplasty, vulvar rejuvenation with LED) to improve female genital aesthetics and The sexual life of women. Recently appointed President of the Ibero - American Society of Aesthetic Gynecology.

Dr. Sanjeev Mulekar

Dermatologist
National Center for Vitiligo and Psoriasis
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Dr Mulekar was invited to join the Multicultural Dermatology Department, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA, to establish a surgical unit to treat Vitiligo and non-Vitiligo Leukoderma. His work involved setting up the treatment facility and training staff to perform non-cultured Melanocyte Keratinocyte Transplantation (MKTP). He continues to be a visiting dermatologist at Henry Ford Hospital USA and is involved in their research programmes.
Dr Mulekar is also available at Wimpole Aesthetic Centre, London, UK, where he offers consultation and treatment for suitable Vitiligo patients.
Dr Mulekar has been treating Vitiligo patients with this surgical technique since 1996 and has till date performed over 4,000 procedures in India, Saudi Arabia, UK and USA. He is actively involved in research and has had more than 25 Publications published in peer reviewed international journals. In addition to being a reviewer for reputed international journals, Dr Mulekar has been invited to lecture and perform workshops in international conferences. He has trained dermatologists and surgeons in India, USA, Brazil, Uzbekistan, and Bangladesh to perform this treatment.
Dr Mulekar is a member of the Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL) and Indian Medical Association (IMA). He is registered with the Indian Medical Council, Saudi Medical Council, and General Medical Council, UK. He has an Institutional License to work at the Dermatology Department, Henry Ford Health System.

Dr. Fundarò Piero

Plastic Surgeon
Italy

Dr. Fundarò Piero is specializing in General Surgery at the University of Modena, approaching the Plastic Surgery and carrying out its activities at the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Fundarò works at the Division of General Surgery Hospital of Sassuolo: field of interest are the new technologies in breast surgery and breast surgery oncology and plastic - reconstructive.
Since 2000, he carries out activities in the field of plastic surgery and aesthetics, and in the field of cancer surgery and plastic reconstructive breast. Since 2004 he as a lecturer at the post-graduate school CPMA - Valet Bologna.

Ms. Wendy Lewis

Aesthetics Practice Marketing Expert
United States

Ms. Wendy Lewis founded Wendy Lewis & Co Ltd Global Aesthetics Consultancy in 1997, a marketing communications and social media boutique in New York City. As President of WLCO, she manages of a team of consultants who work with medical device companies, pharmaceutical firms, skin care brands, biotech entities, as well as physicians across multiple specialties and medical spas. She currently serves on the Editorial Board of Prime International Anti-Ageing Journal and Totally Aesthetics Magazine, is a Beauty & Skincare Columnist for Healthnewsdigest.com, and a columnist for Modern Aesthetics. Her special expertise in social media has earned her a strong presence across a network of influential platforms.

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