Norbert Pallua is Professor and Chairman for Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, and Burn Center of the University Hospital Aachen in Germany. He has an accreditation for full specialist training for Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery by the Nordrhein Association of Physicians. Since 2001 he is serving as a member of the teaching faculty and examiner of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) / European Board of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (EBOPRAS). Along with all these responsibilities he serves as President of the German Burns Association, Vice President of the German Society for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (DGPRÄC), a German representative of European Burns Association (EBA), member of the Scientific Committee of the European Association of Plastic Surgeons (EURAPS), and a National Representative of the International Society for Burn Injuries (ISBI) He is also a member of Editorial Board for the following Journals • European Journal of Plastic Surgery • Langenbeck’s Archives of Surgery • Handchirurgie, Mikrochirurgie, Plastische Chirurgie • Editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Adipose Tissue and Stem Cells • Journal für Ästhetische Chirurgie
-Adipose Tissue Transplantation: The Impact of Stem Cells and Growth Factors -Tissue Engineering -Head and Neck Surgery -Treatment of difficult scars
Barry Lycka is one of North America’s foremost authorities on cosmetic surgery, skin cancer surgery, reconstructive surgery and laser surgery of the skin. He graduated from the University of Alberta in Medicine, in 1983. He completed his internship at the Misericordia hospital in Edmonton, and then did his residency in Internal Medicine at University of Alberta. He completed a 2nd Residency interning in Dermatology at the University of Minnesota in 1989.
He is recognized by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta as a specialist in Dermatology. Dr. Lycka founded the Canadian Skin Cancer Foundation and Co-developed a telephone app for Dr.’s called “Dermatologist in your pocket”. He is a proud member of the Doctors for the Practice of Safe and Ethical Aesthetic Medicine, The Rotary Club, and volunteers with many organizations; as he believes it is very important to give back to the community and those less fortunate.
Dr. Lycka has traveled to many countries speaking with and teaching other Dr.’s the latest methods in scar correction; as he takes great pride in teaching the next generation of cosmetic surgeons, as well teaching about the importance of skin protection.
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Afschin Ghofrani’s current position as the Medical Director and owner of Aestheticon® has been the path of an ever increasing level of specialization with a constant focus on Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery since 1992 and further concentration on Aesthetic Surgery since 1997. At Europe's largest clinic, the RWTH Aachen in Germany, he studied human medicine and graduated with final marks amongst the top 2% of students. In 1992 he started his medical career at the Clinic of Burns and Plastic-Reconstructive Surgery in Aachen. In the following 5 years he got educated in the treatment of severe burned patient, intensive care, management of hand trauma, reconstructive and plastic surgery. During this period he also completed his doctoral thesis. From 1997 to 2002 he worked as an assistant medical director and consultant representative at hospitals in Cologne and Dortmund in departments of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery. In 1998 he received the certificate ‘Specialist of Plastic Surgery’ from the medical chamber in Nordrhein-Westfalen/ Germany and in 2001 the additional certificate ‘Specialist of Hand Surgery’. Furthermore he is a trained and certified emergency doctor with many years of experience in intensive care medicine. From January 2003 until August 2010 Dr. Afschin has been the Head Physician at the Evangelische Hospital Giessen/ Germany and additionally the Medical Director of his private practice of Plastic/Aesthetic Surgery and Hand Surgery. During this period he focused besides his other specializations mainly on aesthetic surgery of face and body. In September 2010, Dr. Afschin moved to Dubai to establish his concept of a plastic and aesthetic surgery center. After working as a specialist consultant at two different clinics in Dubai during the setup of his own clinic, Aestheticon ® opened in May 2012. Regarding Dr. Afschin’s scientific career, he was the initiator and leader of various research projects and has published diverse articles in national and international specialists’ journals and books. Consistently he is invited to give lectures at scientific conferences and workshops. Dr. Afschin is a: • Member of the Association of German Plastic Surgeons (DGPRAEC) • Member of the German Association of Hand Surgery (DGH) • Director Consultant of BNI, the world’s largest networking organization
1. Breast surgery >Breast reduction with central pedicle >Breast augmentation 2. Face Lift >Composite lift >Lower eyelid lift with muscle suspension 3. Eyelid Surgery