Dr Per Heden
Dr Per Heden began his medical training at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden, and entered plastic surgery training in 1978. He early developed interest in the then emerging field of microsurgery and subsequently became a driving force in establishing microsurgery practice in the region. In 1981 this lead to the first microsurgical operation performed in Stockholm.
In 1982, he was offered a position in Australia.This was followed by plastic surgery research in the U.S. under Professor Elof Eriksson in Illinois, and at Harvard University in Boston. In 1990 Dr Per Heden attained associate professorship at Karolinska Institute, and became Head of the microsurgery unit at Sabbatsberg Hospital.
Dr Per Heden founded Akademikliniken in 1991, which is now Scandinavia’s largest private hospital that specializes in plastic surgery. He has published more than 50 scientific articles, and is a member of many national and international plastic surgical societies.
Dr Hedén has developed several new techniques applying to the use of form stable anatomical breast implants. He has written several textbook chapters on breast augmentation and he has been invited to several countries where he has performed operations to demonstrate his techniques.
Dr Kai-Uwe Schlaudraff
Dr Kai-Uwe Schlaudraff graduated from Medical School at the University of Freiburg where he received his MD degree in fundamental and clinical research on angiogenesis and growth factors in cardiovascular surgery. After having trained in London and Paris he completed his general surgery residency in Basel and received his training in plastic surgery as a resident and registrar at the University Hospital of Geneva (HUG). He currently practices in his private clinic in Geneva with a special clinical interest in body contouring through VASER ultrasound assisted liposuction as well as breast surgery. Dr Schlaudraff is part of various research projects and clinical work with a focus on adipose derived stem cells, fat grafting and regenerative treatments for face and body.
As a medical consultant Dr Schlaudraff is also working with several companies in the development of innovative treatments in plastic surgery. Dr Schlaudraff is Board Certified by the Swiss (FMH) and the European Board of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (EBOPRAS) and is a member of the Swiss (SSCPRE), American (ASAPS) and International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
(ISAPS). He has been invited to 100+ scientific lectures at Swiss, European and International congresses and was appointed Treasurer of the International Society of Plastic Surgery (ISAPS). He also is Section Editor of the international journal ‘Aesthetic Plastic Surgery’ for fat grafting and stem cell treatments. You can find more information at the Concept Clinic website.
Mr Christopher Inglefield FRCS(Plast), London
Mr Christopher Inglefield is one of the UK’s most pioneering plastic surgeons. With over 25 year’s experience, Mr Inglefield has been at the forefront of the plastic surgery evolution. It began with posts in Aberdeen, Wexham Park and Queen Mary’s University Hospitals at Registrar and Senior Registrar level, where he gained valuable exposure to the management of skin and soft tissue malignancies, breast reconstruction, hypospadias, reconstructive microsurgery including lower limb reconstruction, hand surgery, head and neck cancer, together with cleft Lip and palate. Mr Inglefield performed all the major reconstructive cases, often with colleagues in cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, gynecologic surgery, and general surgery where reconstruction is required. Mr Inglefield has been quoted extensively for medical journals on plastic surgery and is regularly invited to speak at leading international conferences. He has served as specialist advisor and consultant for cosmetic and medical companies globally. Currently, Mr Inglefield works across the full spectrum of cosmetic procedures including niche surgeries for concerns such as sagging earlobes and receding hairlines. He has recently launched The Inglefield Facial, a non-invasive, state of the art treatment to bridge the gap between high-end facials and injectables, and continues to push forward groundbreaking surgeries and a superb level of care. For more information please visit the London Bridge Plastic Surgery Clinic website.
Dr Jacky Govrin-Yehudain MD
Dr Jacky Govrin-Yehudain, M.D. is a recognized authority in all aspects of breast surgery with over 20 years in clinical practice. As the co-founder and medical director of G&G Biotechnology Ltd he instigated the search for a lighter weight breast implant technology. He is among the leading experts in Israel for plastic and reconstructive surgery and the founder of the Department for Plastic Surgery at the Western Galilee Hospital in Naharia. Dr Govrin is a published research scientist (including development of new wound care procedures), active on the worldwide conference circuit and runs a successful plastic and aesthetic clinic in Israel. Dr. Govrin received his medical degree from the Technion Faculty of Medicine at Israel’s Institute of Technology in Haifa, did his specialized training in the Rambam Hospital, and completed his training in leading medical centers in Europe and the USA. Dr. Govrin initiated the idea and acted effectively for the establishment of a faculty of medicine in the Galilee as a unique contribution to northern Israel. For more information please visit Dr Govrin’s own website.