SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Dr. Marwan Al Zarouni


Dr. Marwan Al Zarouni is a leading authority in plastic surgery in the UAE. He received his medical degree in 1999 and his postgraduate in General and Plastic Surgery in 2004 from the University of Sahlgrenska, Sweden. He also has a postgraduate in Microsurgery in 2005 from the University of Chang Gung Hospital, Taipei (Taiwan). He is a board member of the Emirates Medical Association and the President of the Emirates Plastic Surgery Society.

Memberships:

  • International Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (IPRAS)
  • Scientific Board Member of the European Society for Laser Aesthetic Surgery (ESLAS)
  • President of the Emirates Plastic Surgery Congress (EPSS)
  • Vice President of the Emirates Medical Association (EMA)

Dr. Khalid Abdulla Al Awadi


Dr. Khalid Abdulla Al Awadi’s extensive experience was established at the department of surgery at Baraha hospital for 5 years, then he travelled to Germany where he earned his degree in Plastic & Hand Surgery from the University of Benjamin Franklin, Berlin in 2006 and the University of Freiburg in 2010. He also got a fellowship degree from the European Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and a diploma in hand surgery from the European Federation for Societies for Surgery of Hand.

Back to Dubai, Dr. Al Awadi filled in the position of Specialist Plastic and Aestheic Surgeon at Mafraq Hospital in Abu Dhabi and was then promoted to Consultant in Plastic Surgery. Dr. Alwadi is currently a Consultant Plastic and Hand Surgeon and the Director of Hand & Microsurgery unit at Rashid Hospital, Dubai.

Dr. Al Awadi, an Emarati Plastic Surgeon, is a member of Emirates Medical Society. He’s also a Member of the German Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, a Member of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surger  (ISAPS) and Board member of the Emirates Plastic Surgery Society and is an AO faculty. He is also a medical codirector of the residency program of Truama & Hand surgery at Dubai Health Authority.

Dr. Al Awadi is fluent in Arabic, English, and German. His humanitarian missions included heading a medical team for a rescue mission to Yemen in 2011 and joining the Emirates Pilgrim Medical Services to Mecca, KSA in 2002 & 2003.

 

Dr. Luiz Toledo


Dr. Luiz Toledo, a Brazilian Plastic Surgeon, studied in São Paulo and  went on to train and specialize under Prof. William Callia graduating  as a plastic and reconstructive surgeon in 1975 to later become a member of the Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery – SBCP - in 1976.

Dr.  Toledo worked in his Plastic Surgery Clinic in São Paulo offering his international & local patients, facial and body contouring surgeries and procedures along with his aftercare facility-Beatrix Aesthetics for skin care and lymphatic drainage.

While maintaining his practice and working around the Middle East region since 2001, Dr. Toledo was offered a position in a busy Dubai practice and moved to Dubai in 2006 with his family.
Over the past 30 years, Dr. Toledo has been involved in lecturing and teaching around the world. He has written and edited 14 books. His book “Refinements in Facial and Body Contouring” has been translated into several languages. His Superficial Liposculpture book, co-written with Marco Gasparotti and Carson Lewis, became one of the landmark books on the technique.

He has published more than 60 scientific papers and guest edited editions of Clinics in Plastic Surgery. He has given teaching courses on his face and body contouring techniques at the ASPS and ASAPS congress during the past 15 years. He was ISAPS Course Director for seven years, organizing courses all over the world. He has organized annual symposiums in Belgrade, Serbia for over 10 years. Dr. Toledo is currently the scientific director of the Emirates Plastic Surgery Society organizing monthly meetings for the local plastic surgeons for the past four years. His latest international meetings as Scientific Director were the First Dubai ISAPS Course in Jan 2014 and the First and Second EPSS Congresses in Dubai in 2015 and 2016.

 

Dr. Mohammad Sabet Salahia


Dr. Mohammad Sabet Salahia is well renowned French Board certified Plastic surgeon in Dubai with over 30 years of experience in plastic and cosmetic surgery and sub specialty interest in breast augmentation and body contouring surgery.

Dr. Mohammad Sabet Salahia has done MD from Aleppo University Syria in the year 1991 and he has C.E.S. equivalent certificate in General Surgery from University of Tours in France and Surgeon Assistant Diploma in Plastic reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery from Renne University, France in the year 1989. He took a diploma in Micro Surgery in year 1990 from the same University.

Dr. Mohammad Sabet started his career as Resident in General Surgery at France and worked as an Assistant Professor Surgeon in plastic Aesthetic and Reconstructive surgery Department at University Hospital, Rennes. Later on he moved to Saudi and started working as consultant Plastic Surgeon at prestigious hospital in Jeddah under Ministry of Health, KSA from 1991 to 1997. Afterwards from 1997 to 1999 he worked in Syria. Since 1999 he has been in the UAE.

He joined DHA –Dubai Health Authority as Consultant Head of Plastic Surgery Unit in the year 1999. Between years 2000 to 2002 he worked as a senior lecturer in the teaching program at Medical College, Dubai. Later, after 2003 he started working with other prestigious private hospitals. He also worked as Medical Director for top most Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Clinics.

Dr. Mohammad Sabet has Membership in scientific committees and organizations. His expertise consists of the following:

  • Liposuction
  • Tummy Tuck
  • Breast Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facial Rejuvenation    
  • Reconstructive surgery
     

Dr. Buthainah Al Shunnar


Dr. Buthainah Al Shunnar, is an American Board certified Plastic Surgeon with an extensive experience in breast surgery, body contouring, aesthetic facial surgery, hand surgery, cancer reconstruction and microsurgery.  She is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Buthainah Al Shunnar is also a member of the John Hopkins Medical and Surgical Association.  

After graduating medical college with Honors from the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland in 1991, Dr. Al Shunnar received her five years of General Surgery training at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore and George Washington University Hospital in Washington D.C., where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha national medical honor society. She then completed her Plastic Surgery Training at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.

After her training, Dr. Al Shunnar spent three years in York, Pennsylvania as a Consultant Plastic Surgeon in private practice, also covering a major trauma center for its reconstructive needs.  In addition, she held an academic position at Hershey Medical College where she mentored and taught the residents and fellows.  Dr. Al Shunnar subsequently returned to the Middle East and took up a position as Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Sheikh Khalifa Medical Center in Abu Dhabi for two years. She has since established her own clinic in Dubai.
Dr. Al Shunnar has published numerous articles in her field.  Her work has been presented at National and International Plastic Surgery Conferences.