Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief

  1. Raúl González-García, MD, PhD
    Editor-in-Chief
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial-Head and Neck Srugery, University Hospital Infanta Cristina, Avenida de Elavas s/n, Badajoz, Spain.
    • Biography

      Dr. Raúl González-García MD, PhD, FEBOMFS is Oral and Maxilllofacial-Head and Neck Surgeon in Spain. He works as Consultant Surgeon at the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital Infanta Cristina, Badajoz, Spain. He is actually Editor-in-Chief of Plastic and Aesthetic Research, Assistant Director of Revista Española de Cirugía Oraly Maxilofacial, Permanent Member of the Reviewer Commitee of International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in the section of TMJ Surgery, Contributing Editor of Current Research in Dentistry, and Member of the Editorial Board/reviewer of more than 35 international journals of the specialty. He obtained his PhD degree in Medicine and Surgery in 2011 at the Autonoma University of Madrid School of Medicine. He is author of more than 130 publications, 96 of them in international Medline/PubMed-indexed journals, 15 chapters in books of the speciality and he is author of the text book "Reconstrucción Maxilomandibular Compleja: Microcirugía, Distracción Ósea e Implantes dentales".

    • Expertise

      Oral and maxillofacial surgery; flap, temporomandibular joint surgery

    • Main Achievements

Associate Editor

  1. Iqbal Abdulaziz Bukhari, MBBS
    Associate Editor
    Dermatology Department, College of Medicine, University of Dammam, Dammam,  Saudi Arabia.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Cosmetic and laser procedures

    • Main Achievements

  2. Charles E. Butler, MD, FACS
    Associate Editor
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.
    • Biography

      Dr. Charles E. Butler is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Plastic Surgery at the University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center. After receiving his Medical Doctorate at the University of Pennsylvania he completed his General Surgery residency at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, National Institute of Health-sponsored basic science research fellowship at Harvard Medical School and Plastic Surgery residency at Harvard. Dr. Butler is board certified in general and plastic surgery and is the immediate Past President of the Plastic Surgery Foundation (PSF) and President of the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM). He is a well-recognized expert in reconstructive surgery, particularly in complex reconstruction and microsurgery, with over 300 publications and 700 invited national and international presentations, instructional courses, and lectures. He has a clinical and research interest and expertise in head and neck, post-oncologic and torso reconstruction including the abdominal wall, breast, chest wall, pelvis, perineum, and spine. He is an active clinical and basic science researcher and mentor. Dr. Butler has been recognized as an international expert in complex reconstruction, microsurgery, flaps and regenerative medicine.

    • Expertise

      Breast; abdominal wall; head and neck surgery; extremity; chest wall; torso reconstruction

    • Main Achievements

  3. Wen-Guo Cui, PhD
    Associate Editor
    Orthopedic Institute, School of Medicine, Soochow University, Suzhou, China.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Nanotechnology for tissue regeneration; drug delivery and nanomedicine; controllable synthesis and modification of biodegradable polymer

    • Main Achievements

  4. Rui Fernandes, MD, DMD, FACS
    Associate Editor
    Division of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville, USA.
    • Biography

      Dr. Fernandes received his undergraduate degree in Biology from Boston University and Doctorate in Dental Medicine from the Goldman School of Dental Medicine, also at Boston University. He is a graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and completed residency training in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham as well. Upon completion of his residency, he began a 2 year combined Head and Neck Oncology and Microvascular Surgery Fellowship at the University of Maryland College of Medicine. Since completing his fellowship training he has maintained an academic appointment at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Jacksonville.
      Dr. Fernandes currently serves as chair of the education committee of the International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He has lectured extensively both nationally and internationally and has authored several manuscripts in the areas of head and neck oncology and reconstructive surgery as well a single author textbook in reconstructive surgery of the head and neck.Dr. Fernandes is a Board certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. He holds dual appointments in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Surgical Oncology at the University of Florida College of Medicine - Jacksonville. Currently, he serves as the Chief of Head and Neck Surgery, Director of the Head and Neck/Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery fellowship and Associate Chairman of the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.

    • Expertise

      Head neck surgery; microvascular reconstruction; craniofacial trauma

    • Main Achievements

  5. Lukas A. Holzer, MD
    Associate Editor
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria.
    • Biography

      Dr. Lukas A. Holzer has received his MD at the Medical University of Vienna. During his MD studies he did clerkships at the University of Bonn, the University College London, the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the University of Zürich. Currently, he is Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Medical University of Graz. He has been visiting research fellow at the Center for Advanced Orthopaedic Studies at the Harvard Medical School. He has been Andlinger visiting fellow at the Hospital for Special Surgery. His clinical interest includes adult joint replacement, sports medicine and foot & ankle. His research has included basic, translational and clinical studies in various musculoskeletal conditions including osteoporosis and osteoarthritis. He is serving as an associate editor of Plastic and Aesthetic Research and editorial member of International Journal of Orthopaedics. Furthermore he served as reviewer for journal such as New England Journal of Medicine, Acta Orthopaedica, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation or BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. He is a member of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research and the International Osteoporosis Foundation.

    • Expertise

      Basic, translational and clinical studies in various musculoskeletal conditions including osteoporosis, osteoarthritis and Dupuytren’s disease

    • Main Achievements

  6. Raymund E. Horch, MD
    Associate Editor
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University Hospital Erlangen, Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen-Nuernberg FAU. Laboratory for Tissue Engieneering and Regenerative Medicine, University Hospital Erlangen, Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen-Nuernberg FAU.
    • Biography

      Prof. Dr. med. Dr.h.c. Prof.h.c. Raymund E. Horch is Director and Chairman of the Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery and Head of the Laboratory for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine of the University Hospital Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen-Nuernberg FAU in Germany where he has been officially appointed as a tenured Professor since January 2003. He is a Professor of Plastic and Hand Surgery with specialist degrees and Board certifications in Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery, Hand Surgery and General Surgery.
      He was incremental in building up the Laboratory for Tissue Engineering at the Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg, where he served as vice chairman of the Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery until he was appointed at the University Erlangen-Nuernberg. There he built up the Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery and the Laboratory for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine.
      He was highly acclaimed with numerous prestigious scientific awards and merits including honorary doctorates and professorships and was appointed as an honorary member of the Romanian Academy of Science. Since 2003 he served as spokesman of the German Academic Plastic Surgeons in University Hospitals, and is currently President of the German Society of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons DGPRÄC as well as a member of the presidium of the German Society of Surgery DGCH. He is involved in numeorus academic committees and is also serving as spokesman of all Surgical Departments and Divisions of the University Hospital Erlangen at FAU. He published more than 400 peer reviewed papers, numerous book chapters and edited several books (currently >400 PubMed listed publications and >200 non peer reviewed publications, book editions, and book chapters, educative papers, reviews etc.) with a current Hirsch factor of 36.

    • Expertise

      Clinically he covers the whole spectrum of Plastic and Hand Surgery including Aesthetic Surgery. His main research interests include tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, cell-culture techniques, keratinocytes, micro vascularization, microsurgical reconstructions, tissue prefabrication, scar treatment and wound healing.

    • Main Achievements

      Within his scientific career Prof Horch was incremental in establishing 3D vascularization of tissue engineered constructs with the use of av-loops and expanding such techniques to cancer research, furthering academic implementation of Plastic Surgery in Germany as a scientific and clinical specialty, developing new techniques of cultured human skin grafts (keratinocyte fibrin sealant single cell transplantation, monolayer subconfluent keratinocytes on various carrier membranes etc.), bringing combined vascular surgical-plastic surgical concepts for reconstruction to a clinical routine and developing algorithms for bypass-av-loop-free flap transplantations, enhancing microvascular new techniques in breast reconstruction, optimizing plastic surgical training (he was several times elected to be the best plastic surgical teacher in Germany). He also pioneered methods of free flap fabrication with the use of negative pressure therapy. He researched basic mechanisms of negative pressure wound therapy from microscopic into molecular levels.

  7. Zhi-Qi Hu, MD, PhD
    Associate Editor
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Nanfang Hospital of Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China.
    • Biography

      Dr. Hu, MD, PhD, supervisor of doctoral candidates, is Director and Professor of Department of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery, Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University. Dr. Hu graduated from the First Military Medical University in 1985, had the master-doctor continuous study in Sun yat-sen University of Medical Sciences, got the doctoral degree of microsurgery and plastic surgery, and studied abroad in Japan for one year in 2003. Dr. Hu has been engaged in microsurgery for 30 years and experienced in burns, plastic surgery of scars and trauma, congenital deformities, facial and trunk aesthetic surgery and etc., especially good at dealing with intractable cases in the field of plastic and aesthetic surgery and microsurgery. Besides, Dr. Hu creates the new surgery of transposition of temporalis, temporal fascia, galea aponeurotica-pericranium in facialparalysis in later period. His major research interests include facial paralysis in basic and clinical researches of facialparalysis in later period and hair transplantation. Dr. Hu has acquired many research grants, including three supported by National Science Foundation of China, one supported by the Ministry of Education, three supported by Guangdong Provincial Natural Science Foundation, one supported by Guangdong Provincial Science and Technology Planning Project, one supported by Guangdong Provincial Produce-learn-research Project and two supported by Science and Technology Planning Project of Guangzhou City. Dr. Hu also has four patents and is awarded the Third Prize of Guangdong Provincial Science & Technology Advancement Award and Military medical Achievements Award as the first author, and the Second Prize of both National and Guangdong Provincial Science & Technology Advancement Awards, and the Second Prize of Military Science & Technology Advancement Award twice. In term of his 150 articles, there are 12 being included in the SCI and 1 written in Japanese. Dr. Hu also co-authored 10 works and acted as an editor-in-chief and an associate editor in compiling other 2 works. As a teacher, Dr. Hu began to enroll postgraduates in 1999 and was selected as PhD supervisor. As a result, Dr. Hu has tutored 34 post-graduate master and doctoral students. Now, Dr. Hu serves as vice president of Chinese Society of Aesthetic and Plastic Doctor, chairman of the Orthopaedist Branch of Guangdong Medical Doctor Association, vice chairman of the Plastic Surgery of the Resident Doctor Standardized Training Professional Committee of Chinese Medical Doctor Association, vice president of the Anti-aging Branch of Chinese Association of Plastics and Aesthetics, vice chairman of the Medical Aesthetics and Beauty branch of Guangdong Medical Association, member of the standing committee of Plastic Surgery branch of Guangdong Medical Association, member of JSPRS, associate editor of Plastic and Aesthetic Research, and editorial board member for Journals of Chinese Plastic Surgery and Chinese Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery.

    • Expertise

      Plastic and aesthetic surgery; microsurgery

    • Main Achievements

  8. Pedro Infante-Cossio, MD, PhD, DDS
    Associate Editor
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Seville, Seville, Spain.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Oral and maxillofacial surgery

    • Main Achievements

  9. Hua Jiang, MD
    Associate Editor
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Changzheng Hospital, Shanghai, China.
    • Biography

      Professor Hua Jiang is Director and doctoral supervisor at Department of Plastic Surgery, Shanghai Changzheng Hospital, Par-time Professor at Fudan University, Director of the Department of Plastic Surgery, Huashan Hospital. He serves as President-Designate of Cosmetology and Plastic Surgeons Branch of Chinese Physicians Association, Chairman of Breast Plastic Surgery Committee, Chairman of Endoscopic Technology Committee, Member of Chinese Plastic Surgery Society, Chairman-Designate of Shanghai Plastic Surgery Association. From 1997 to 2000, as a visiting scholar, he was invited to study Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery with the guidance of the famous expert, Professor RobertPho, in the National University Hospital of Singapore. Engaged in the field of plastic surgery for nearly three decades, with interest in burns or traumatic deformities, surface organ reconstruction, and cosmetic plastic surgery, he has rich clinical experience. He has deep attainments in the field of hand and facial motor function reconstruction. He is the first one to propose and perform free transplant with neurovascular anastomosis in the primary treatment of advanced facial paralysis in the world. He designed the surgical and perioperative treatment programs, and has a significant clinical efficacy. He won the third prize of State Invention Award, the second prize of National Science and Technology Progress Award, the second prize of Chinese Medical Science and Technology Award, the second prize of Military Science and Technology Progress Award and the second prize of Shanghai Science and Technology Progress Award.

    • Expertise

      Burns or traumatic deformities; surface organ reconstruction; cosmetic plastic surgery; hand and facial motor function reconstruction

    • Main Achievements

      Professor Hua Jiang is the first one to propose and perform free transplant with neurovascular anastomosis in the primary treatment of advanced facial paralysis in the world. He designed the surgical and perioperative treatment programs, and has a significant clinical efficacy. He won the third prize of State Invention Award, the second prize of National Science and Technology Progress Award, the second prize of Chinese Medical Science and Technology Award, the second prize of Military Science and Technology Progress Award and the second prize of Shanghai Science and Technology Progress Award.

  10. Mohammad Hosein Kalantar Motamedi, DDS
    Associate Editor
    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Trauma Research Center BMSU, Tehran, Iran.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Oral maxillofacial surgery

    • Main Achievements

  11. Zhe Li, MD, PhD, MMed
    Associate Editor
    Skin Laboratory, NSW State Wide Severe Burn Servicem, Australia.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Regenerative medicine; burn injury management; wound healing; stem cell-based and tissue therapy for wound healing and aesthetic application; tissue engineering and skin regeneration scaffold-guided tissue regeneration and surgical reconstruction

    • Main Achievements

  12. Francesca Toia, MD
    Associate Editor
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgical, Oncological and Oral Sciences, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy.
    • Biography

      Dr. Francesca Toia graduated with honors at University of Palermo in 2007, where she became Specialist in Plastic Surgery in 2013. She works as Consultant surgeon at the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Unit of the Department of Surgical, Oncological and Oral Sciences, AOUP “Paolo Giaccone”, Palermo, Italy. She is completing a PhD program in “Experimental Oncology and Surgery” with a thesis on nerve regeneration. She held several clinical and research fellowships in Plastic Surgery in Spain, Great Britain, France, Austria and Switzerland.
      She is the author of 45 publications and presents regularly at national and international meetings. She speaks Italian, English, Spanish and French.

    • Expertise

      Reconstructive microsurgery; nerve surgery; hand and upper limb surgery; lower limb surgery; head and neck surgery; melanoma

    • Main Achievements

  13. Anna Zampetti, MD, PhD
    Associate Editor
    Rare Diseases and Periodic Fevers Reasearch Center, Universitá Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Dermatology; aesthetic medicine

    • Main Achievements

Editorial Board Member

  1. Pius Agbenorku, MD, MPCS, PhD, FPCS(Plast), FICS, FWACS, FGCS
    Editorial Board Member
    Department/Directorate of Surgery,Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital School of Medical Sciences, College of Health Sciences Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology Kumasi, Ghana.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Orofacial clefts; buruli ulcer; burns; burns disability studies; keloids; chronic ulcers; plastic surgery education

    • Main Achievements

  2. Nisheet Anant Agni, BDS, MDS
    Editorial Board Member
    Smile Train Unit, Godrej Memorial Hospital, Vikhroki East, Mumbai, India.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Cleft lip and palate; maxillofacial trauma; maxillofacial pathology; orthognathic surgery; congenital deformities

    • Main Achievements

  3. Syed Sayeed Ahmed, BDS, MDS
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India.
    • Biography

      Prof. Ahmed was born on 5th March 1957. He got BDS in 1983, and MDS in 1986. He joined as Dental Surgeon in 1987 and as Lecturer in Dr Z A Dental College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh in 1997 and was promoted as Professor in 2008. Recently he joined as Professor, in College of Dentistry, Al Zulfi, Saudi Arabia.

    • Expertise

      Maxillofacial trauma; diseases of TMJ; bone regeneration

    • Main Achievements

  4. Amera Khalil Alkaisi, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, College of Dentistry, University of Anbar, Ramadi, Iraq.
    • Biography

      Dr. Amera Khalil Alkaisi worked in several health centers as a dentist and specialist from 1978-1997. Since 1997, she worked in College of Dentistry University of Anbar. In 2001, she got MSc in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery. In 2005, she was head of Oral Surgery department, and she became the head of education hospital in 2015.

    • Expertise

      Distraction osteogenesis; stem cells; biomaterials; oral cancer; oral and maxillofacial surgery

    • Main Achievements

  5. Shawn Allen, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Dermatology, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

    • Main Achievements

  6. Michael Alperovich, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Plastic Surgery, New York University, New York, USA.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Breast reconstruction; craniofacial surgery

    • Main Achievements

  7. Andrew Michael Altman, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Baylor Scott & White Healthcare, Temple, TX, USA.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Applications of stem cells in plastic and aesthetic surgery

    • Main Achievements

  8. Katarina Andjelkov, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, BelPrime Clinic, Belgrade, Serbia.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Cosmetic surgery; oculoplastic surgery; stem cell and regenerative surgery

    • Main Achievements

  9. Katerina Anesti, MD, MRCS, EBOPRAS
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, St. Andrew's Centre, Chelsford, UK.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Microsurgery; nerve reconstruction; trauma; hand and lower limb, peripheral nerve, head & neck -facial paralysis

    • Main Achievements

  10. Gururaj Arakeri, BDS, MDS, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Navodaya Dental College, Raichur, Karnataka, India.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Oral and maxillofacial surgery

    • Main Achievements

  11. Azra Ashraf, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Affiliates in Plastic Surgery, Washington, D.C., USA.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Reconstructive; aesthetic breast surgery

    • Main Achievements

  12. Thanassi Athanassopoulos, MD, FRCS
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, Scotland, UK.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Stem cells tissue engineering; microsurgery; burn surgery; aesthetic surgery; hand surgery

    • Main Achievements

  13. Pavel Badyul, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Burn and Plastic Surgery Centre, Municipal Clinic Hospital, Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine.
    • Biography

      Medical School - Dnepropetrovsk State Medical Academy, Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine, 1995 - 2001.
      Resident in General Surgery, Dnepropetrovsk State Medical Academy, Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine, 2001-2003.
      Graduate as Medical Doctor in January 2003
      Graduate of Burn Surgery, Donetsk National Medical University, Donetsk, Ukraine, 2003.
      Burn and Plastic Surgeon in Dnipropetrovsk Burn and Plastic Surgery Center, 2003 - the present time.
      Graduate of burns in children, P.L. Shupik National Medical Academy of post-graduate Education, Kiev, Ukraine, 2005
      Graduate of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Yaroslavl, State Medical Academy, Russia, 2006
      PhD Degree (2009) Dnepropetrovsk State Medical Academy, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
      Plastic Surgeon in Female Medicine Clinic 2010 - present time.
      Graduate of Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery Donetsk National Medical University, Donetsk, Ukraine, February – July 2011.
      Assistant Professor at General Surgery Department/Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy 2013 - present time.
      Fellowship in Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery with prof. Gregory Evans, University of California Irvine, USA July 2014 – October 2014
      Fellowship in Breast Reconstruction Surgery with prof. Christoph Andree, Sana Kliniken Dusseldorf, May – July 2016.

    • Expertise

      Perforator flaps reconstruction; lower leg reconstruction; breast reconstruction; fat grafting; scar treatment; war trauma treatment; burns

    • Main Achievements

  14. Jonathan Bank, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, USA.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Plastics and reconstructive surgery; microsurgery aesthetic surgery; body contouring

    • Main Achievements

  15. Philipp Bergmann, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Burn Unit, Academic Hospital of Martin, University Halle, Germany.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Handsurgery; breast surgery; implants; burns; free tissue transfer/free flaps

    • Main Achievements

  16. Panambur Laxminarayan Bhandari, MBBS, MS, MCh
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Government Medical College, Calicut, Kerala, India.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      General plastic surgery; hand surgery; reconstructive surgery

    • Main Achievements

  17. Waseem Bhat, MD, MA, MRCS
    Editorial Board Member
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Unit, Castle Hill Hospital, Cottingham, UK.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

    • Main Achievements

  18. Ankur Bhatnagar
    Editorial Board Member
    Plastic Surgery, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Peripheral vascular malformations; facial surgery; hand surgery; lasers

    • Main Achievements

  19. Paolo Boffano, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, VU University Medical Center and Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA), Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Maxillo facial surgery; head and neck surgery

    • Main Achievements

  20. Pierfrancesco Bove
    Editorial Board Member
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Craniofacial and facial plastic surgery

    • Main Achievements

  21. Taina Broth, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Helsinki University, Finland.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Vascular; breast reconstructions; skin cancers; soft tissue sarcomas; burns

    • Main Achievements

  22. Edmond B. Cabbabe, MD, FACS
    Editorial Board Member
    School of Medicine, St Louis University, St Louis, USA.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Wound Healing; scar/keloid formation and prevention; deep sternal wound infections; sternal non-union; tattoo removal; hand disorders

    • Main Achievements

  23. Fabio Caviggioli, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Plastic Surgery School of University of Milan, Milan, Italy.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Mesenchymal cell; aesthetic breast surgery

    • Main Achievements

  24. Chang-Cheng Chang, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Aesthetic Medical Center, China Medical University Hospital, Taipei, China.
    • Biography

      Dr. Chang-Cheng Chang is a well-known microvascular reconstructive and aesthetic plastic surgeon. He is the founder of both wound care center and aesthetic medical centers in Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chia Yi, Taiwan in 2010.
      Dr. Chang had focused his studies on wound care and aesthetic laser medicine, and had published several papers which have proven to help increase treatment outcome in the past five years. He also works closely with the wound care center team which further comprises of plastic surgeons, cardiovascular and metabolic physicians, rehabilitation specialists, social workers, nursing specialists and coordinators. Until present, he has published 22 peer-review scientific articles and authored one book chapters.
      Dr. Chang has also given numerous lectures at various international societies and centers and received national honorable awards. He is now serving as the head in aesthetic medical center, China medical university Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan.

    • Expertise

      Head and neck microvascular reconstruction; perforator flap; free-style free flap; laser and cosmetic science; diabetic foot

    • Main Achievements

  25. Ioulia Chatzistamou, MD, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Laboratory of Basic Sciences, Dental School, University of Athens, Athens, Greece.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Head and neck pathology

    • Main Achievements

  26. Young Woo Cheon, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Gil Medical Center, Gachon University, Seongnam, South Korea.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

    • Main Achievements

  27. Ravi Kumar Chittoria, PhD, MBA, MBBS, MS, MCh, DNB, MNAMS, FSASMS
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Jawarlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India.
    • Biography

      Dr. Ravi Kumar Chittoria was born, brought up in Delhi India. He completed his Post graduation (MCh Plastic Surgery from Mumbai), Post Doctorate (PhD in Plastic Surgery) and MBA (Hospital Administration) in India. He received higher training in Laser Surgery from Boston Medical Centre, Boston University USA and Endoscopic Plastic Surgery from Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. He is recipient of 29 awards including BMJ Award, Author of three textbooks, five chapters, Chief Editor of 3 journals, more than 120 publications with one patent. At present he is Professor & Head of Department of Plastic Surgery, JIPMER, Pondicherry, India.

    • Expertise

      Plastic surgery

    • Main Achievements

      He is recipient of 29 awards including BMJ Award, Author of three textbooks, five chapters, Chief Editor of 3 journals, more than 120 publications with one patent.

  28. Matteo Tretti Clementoni
    Editorial Board Member
    Hospitadella Medical Center, Milano, Italy.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Laser surgery

    • Main Achievements

  29. Salvatore D’Arpa
    Editorial Board Member
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department, Ghent University Hospital,Belgium.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Peripheral nerve regeneration

    • Main Achievements

  30. Abhay N. Datarkar, MDS, DNB
    Editorial Board Member
    Deptment of Craniofacial Surgery, Meditrina Institute of Medical Sciences, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

    • Main Achievements

  31. Matheus Furtado de Carvalho
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Prosthodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.
    • Biography

      Dr. Matheus Furtado de Carvalho is Professor of the Department of Dentistry at the Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Brazil. After receiving his Dentistry Doctorate at the São Paulo University he completed his surgical training at the Griffith University, Australia. Dr. Carvalho is board certified by the Brazilian College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

    • Expertise

      Oral and maxillofacial surgery

    • Main Achievements

  32. Victor Diniz de Pochat, MD, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Rhinoplasty; nasal reconstruction; blepharoplasty; eyelid reconstruction; face lift; breast surgery; facial anatomy

    • Main Achievements

  33. Robert Joseph DeFatta, PhD, FACS
    Editorial Board Member
    AO North America Craniomaxillofacial Division, Paoli, Pennsylvania, USA.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Facial plastics; head and neck cancer reconstruction

    • Main Achievements

  34. Gal Moreira Dini, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Translational Medicine and Chief of the Rhinoplasty section of the Plastic Surgery Division at the Federal University of São Paulo- Escola Paulista de Medicina, Brazil.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Rhinoplasty

    • Main Achievements

  35. Francesco M. Egro
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, USA.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      General plasticand; reconstructive surgery; breast reconstuction; burns; aesthetic surgery

    • Main Achievements

  36. Anas Eid, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, St Jude’s Children Research Hospital & Baptist Memorial Hospital, Vanderbilt University Affiliated, Memphis, TN, USA.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Microsurgery; head and neck reconstruction; lymphedema surgery

    • Main Achievements

  37. Mohamed El-Shazly, MBBCh, MS, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Microsurgery Clinical & Research Unit, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Rhinoplasty; fat surgery

    • Main Achievements

  38. Moetaz El-Domyati, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    STDs and Andrology, Faculty of Medicine, Al-Minya University Hospital, Al-Minya, Egypt.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Cosmetic dermatology; laser therapy for facial rejuvenation; minimally invasive facial rejuvenation techniques and modalities

    • Main Achievements

  39. Hamdy Elkhatib, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Plastic and Hand Surgery Unit, Al-Khor Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, State of Qatar.
    • Biography

      Dr. Hamdy Elkhatib is the senior consultant and head of plastic and hand surgery, Alkhor Hospital, Qatar.

    • Expertise

      Plastic and reconstruction; hand surgery

    • Main Achievements

  40. Evgenios Evgeniou, MBBS, MRCS, Med
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Derrriford Hospital, Plymouth, UK.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Microsurgery; breast reconstruction; hand surgery

    • Main Achievements

  41. Kiran S. Gadre, MDS, BDS
    Editorial Board Member
    Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery: Bharati Vidyapeeth Dental College & Hospital, Pune, India.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Oral and maxillofacial surgery

    • Main Achievements

  42. Alexander George
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Kims Hospital, Cochin, India.
    • Biography

      Dr. Alexander is a trained plastic and cosmetic surgeon with more than 25 years of surgical experience. He graduated from the prestigious Grant medical college, Bombay University and thereafter did his post-graduation in general surgery from the same institute. His interest in plastic surgery led him to super- specialize in plastic surgery from LTMMC, Bombay University. He has worked as a faculty in the Grant medical college and thereafter gained experience travelling abroad and interacting with many acclaimed plastic and cosmetic surgeons. Dr. Alexander is also academically oriented with more than 34 papers in national and international journals in the field of plastic and cosmetic surgery. He is also a reviewer for the Indian Journal of Plastic surgery. He is presently working at the KIMS Hospital, Cochin, Kerala, India as a consultant plastic and cosmetic surgeon.

    • Expertise

      Plastic surgery; cosmetic surgery; reconstructive surgery; burns; hand surgery

    • Main Achievements

      Dr. Alexander works and researches in the field of plastic, cosmetic surgery, reconstructive surgery and burns. Dr. Alexander is also academically oriented with more than 34 papers in national and international journals in the field of plastic and cosmetic surgery.

  43. Mario Goisis
    Editorial Board Member
    Macrofiller Study Group, Milan, Italy.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Maxillofacial surgery

    • Main Achievements

  44. Stephen J. Goldie, BSc, MBChB, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Austin Health, Melbourne, Australia. Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Department of Surgery, Monash University, Australia.
    • Biography

      He studied medicine in Glasgow and completed his junior surgical training there, before moving onto write his PhD on cancer stem cells in SCC in the Cambridge lab of Prof Fiona Watt. After further training in Plastic Surgery as a registrar in both Scotland and England. He moved to Melbourne having won some Travel Fellowship funding. Here he worked in the Lab of Prof Steve Jane at Monash University, gaining post-doctoral experience. He is now a Plastic Surgery Registrar in Melbourne, while maintaining a research profile as an adjunct Senior Lecturerat Monash Uni. He has grants, students and collaborations with researchers within Monash and La Trobe Universities, as well as the Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute.

    • Expertise

      Clinical anatomy
      Medical education
      Skin biology and development
      Skin cancer
      Head and Neck Cancer

    • Main Achievements

      Medical Research Council (MRC), Clinical Research Training Fellowship
      Member of the Royal Society of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow
      PhD - Studies of FRMD4A in a new model of head and neck cancer

  45. Gaurav Goyal, BDS, MDS
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Oral Medicine and Maxillofacial Radiology, Genesis Institute of Dental sciences and Research, Ferozepur, India.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Oral physician and maxillo-facial radiologist

    • Main Achievements

  46. Francesca Romana Grippaudo, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Plastic Surgery, University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Italy.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Cosmetic surgery; dermal fillers; breast implants; skin cancer; laser; breast reconstruction; liposuction; fat grafting

    • Main Achievements

  47. Ashish Gupta, MBBS, MS, MCh
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Plastic and Microvascular Surgery, S.P.S. Apollo Hospitals, Ludhiana, India.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

    • Main Achievements

  48. Ahmed Serag El-Din Mohamed Ahmed Habib
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Maxillo-Facial and Plastic Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Maxillofacial surgery

    • Main Achievements

  49. Thomas Haffner, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Clinic & Private Practice Aesthetic Carré, Aesthetic Medicine Köln, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
    • Biography

      Dr. Thomas Haffner, M. D., is a board certified general, cosmetic and vascular surgeon from Germany. Dr. Haffner specialized in general and reconstructive breast surgery in the senology department of the Szabolcs Str. University Clinics in Budapest between 1985-1989. He worked also as researcher and assistant professor at the II. Surg. Clinic of the OTKI Univ. Hospital in Budapest. Between 1990-2000, he worked in Germany in several university teaching hospitals in leading position and has specialized in vascular and endovascular reconstructive surgery later than also in proctology and cosmetic surgery. He has established his Private Clinic for Vascular-General and cosmetic-aesthetic in 2000 in Cologne, Germany. He has certified in the endoscopic plastic surgery by Prof. Raguse, Mühlheim and Prof. E. Biemer Munich, Germany. He attended various plastic aesthetic workshops including those of the University Clinics in Erlangen, Regensburg, Essen and Hamburg and Munich in Germany.

    • Expertise

      Aesthetic-plastic surgery of the face and breast; proctology

    • Main Achievements

      He has established new principles of a breast lift without vertical scar, which was presented as an open acces presentation about a breast lift in Philadelphia / USA 2015.
      He developed the endoscopic plastic surgery of the face introducing a scar sparing endoscopic facelift method for the midface and as an endoscopic full face lift presented also in Germany, Japan, Russia and in the USA.

  50. Christopher L. Hankins, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Sweeny Community Hospital, Sweeny, USA.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      General plastic surgery

    • Main Achievements

  51. Varun Harish
    Editorial Board Member
    Burns Unit, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Sydney, Australia.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Burns; hand surgery; craniomaxillofacial

    • Main Achievements

  52. Ahmed Ali Hassan, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Plastic surgery, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

    • Main Achievements

  53. Shady Hayek, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Emergency Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Burns; hand and post bariatric body contouring

    • Main Achievements

  54. Thomas Holzbach, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    University Hospital, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Microsurgery; design of animal models (rat); ELISA; cell culture; PCR; western-blot; RIA; amplification of viral vectors; magnetofection; ICG-Laser-Fluoroscopy; portrayal of microcirculation; microscopy; statistics; immunohistochemistry

    • Main Achievements

  55. Lv-Ping Huang, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Laser Asthetic Center, Plastic Surgery Hospital, Peking Union Mecical College, Beijing, China.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Laser aesthetic treatment

    • Main Achievements

  56. Niklas Iblher, MD, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Center for Face and Nose Surgery, Freiburg, Germany.
    • Biography

      01/2014 Private Practice for Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery, Freiburg, Germany and Basel, Switzerland
      04/2013 Habilitation Plastic Surgery “Morphometric Investigations to validate processes of Facial Aging and their Implications for Aesthetic Surgery”
      02/2013 Board Certification Hand Surgery
      02/2011-01/2014 Attending Surgeon, Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University Medical Center Freiburg, Germany
      12/2010-01/2014 Part Time Work at Private Erich Lexer Clinic for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
      11/2010 Board Certification Plastic Surgery
      2005-2010 Residency, Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University Medical Center Freiburg, Germany
      2005 PhD Thesis: “Computergestützte interaktive Leitlinien auf der Basis von XML-Standards demonstriert an der Behandlung kolorektaler Karzinome”, “PC-based interactive guidelines using XML-standards, demonstrated for the treatment of colorectal carcinomas.”, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg
      2004-2005 Residency, Department of Orthopedic, Traumatological and Reconstructive Surgery, Medical Center Bamberg, Germany.

    • Expertise

      Facial aging; evidence in aesthetic plastic surgery; outcome of facial plastic surgery

    • Main Achievements

  57. Azhar Iqbal, BSC, MBBS, MSC
    Editorial Board Member
    Whiston Hospital, Prescot Liverpool Merseyside L35 5DR, UK.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Hand surgery; breast reconstruction; facial palsy

    • Main Achievements

  58. Evren Tevfik İşci, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    CI Easthetic and Plastic Surgery Clinic, Acibadem Healthcare Group, Istanbul, Turkey.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Rhinoplasty; augmentation mammoplasty; liposuction; reduction mammoplasty; gynecomastia treatment; skin cancer surgery; orthognatic surgery; esthetic otoplasty; hair restoration surgery (hair transplantation)

    • Main Achievements

  59. Yu-Zhi Jiang, MD, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Shanghai Burns Institute, Ruijin Hospital, School of Medicine,  Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      plastic surgery; burn; scar formation; tissue engineering; regeneration medicine; microsurgery; wound healing

    • Main Achievements

  60. Jerry R. John, MCh
    Editorial Board Member
    Deptment of Plastic Surgery, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Microsurgery; trauma reconstruction; oncoplastic reconstruction; breast surgery

    • Main Achievements

  61. Young-Joon Jun, MD, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Bucheon St. Mary Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea, Bucheon, South Korea.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Adipose-derived stem cell; wound healing; skin tumor; craniofacial surgery; microsurgery

    • Main Achievements

  62. Gurkan Kayabasoglu, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Sakarya University, Esentepe, Turkey.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Facial plastic surgery

    • Main Achievements

  63. Umar Daraz Khan, MBBS, FRCSI
    Editorial Board Member
    Re-Shape Clinic, Westmalling Kent, UK.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Breast aesthetic surgery; abdominal contouring; liposuction

    • Main Achievements

  64. Viraj R. Kharkar, MDS, MFS, BDS
    Editorial Board Member
    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Bharati Vidyapeeth Dental College and Hospital, Mumbai, India.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Oral and maxillofacial surgery

    • Main Achievements

  65. Beom Joon Kim, MD, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Dermatology, College of Medicine, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Skin aging; skin immunology; hair biology; medical mycology

    • Main Achievements

  66. Hoon Kim
    Editorial Board Member
    International St. Mary's hospital, College of Medicine, Catholic Kwandong University, Gangneung, South Korea.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Breast reconstruction; lower extremities; facial trauma; scar

    • Main Achievements

  67. Yong Kyu Kim, MD, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Apgujung YK Plastic Surgery Clinic, Seoul, South Korea.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Facial plastic surgery including facial bone contouring and orthognathic surgery

    • Main Achievements

  68. Paola Koenen, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Orthopaedics, Cologne Merheim Medical Centre, Cologne, Germany.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Wound healing; adipose-served stem cells

    • Main Achievements

  69. Kenneth Kok, MBChB, MRCS(ed), MSc(Hons), FRCS(plast)
    Editorial Board Member
    Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, University Hospital of North Durham and Darlington NHS Trust, Durham, UK.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Plastic surgery; Skin cancer; Lasers

    • Main Achievements

  70. Bouraoui Kotti, MD, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Plastic Surgery Unit, Salah Azaiez Institute, Salah Azaiz Anti Cancer Centre, Tunis, Tunisia.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Plastic reconstructive; aesthetic surgery

    • Main Achievements

  71. Ramesh Kumaresan, MDS, BDS
    Editorial Board Member
    Academic Unit of Craniofacial Clinical Care, Faculty of Dentistry, AIMST University, Jalan Semeling-Bedong, Malaysia.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Oral and maxillofacial surgery

    • Main Achievements

  72. Sevgi Kurt Yazar, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Clinic, Istanbul Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Breast reconstruction; aesthetic breast surgery; aesthetic surgery; rhinoplasty; hand surgery

    • Main Achievements

  73. Trung‑Hau Lê Thua, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, Hue Central Hospital, Hue City, Vietnam.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Hand surgery; microsurgery (reconstructive surgery)

    • Main Achievements

  74. Jung Ho Lee, MD, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The Catholic University of Korea Bucheon St. Mary’s Hospital,  Bucheon-si, South Korea.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Breast surgery; wound healing; transplantation

    • Main Achievements

  75. Tzong Shiun Li, MD, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Wound Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taipei, China.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Wound healing

    • Main Achievements

  76. Pao-Yuan Lin, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, China.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Microsurgical reconstruction; chronic wound reconstruction

    • Main Achievements

  77. Fa-Yu Liu, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Stomatology, China Medical University, Shenyang, China.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Oromaxillofacial-head and neck surgery

    • Main Achievements

  78. Charles Yuen Yung Loh, MBBS, MSc, MRCS
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Scotland, UK.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Microsurgery and non invasive methods of facial rejuvenation including lasers; local flaps

    • Main Achievements

  79. Nikolaos S. Lymperopoulos, PhD, MRCS
    Editorial Board Member
    Plastic Surgery, Bradford Teaching Hospitals, Bradford, UK.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

    • Main Achievements

  80. Raman C. Mahabir, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS
    Editorial Board Member
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Scott and White / Texas A&M, Temple, USA.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Microsurgical reconstruction; clinical outcomes research and evidence based medicine

    • Main Achievements

  81. Mostafa Mahmoud, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Orthopedic Surgery,Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Hand, upper limb and Microsurgery

    • Main Achievements

  82. Altaf H. Malik, BDS, MDS
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Govt Dental College, Srinagar, Kashmir, India.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Oral and maxillofacial surgery

    • Main Achievements

  83. Andrea Marchesi
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milano, Italy.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Limb reconstruction; skin cancer; ethical and medico legal issues

    • Main Achievements

  84. Charu M. Marya, BDS, MDS, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Public Health Dentistry, Sudha Rustagi College Of Dental Sciences and Research, Faridabad, India.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Dentistry

    • Main Achievements

  85. Marco Mazzocchi, MD, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Plastic Surgery at the University of Perugia, Italy.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Burns; malformations ; breast reconstruction; head and neck reconstruction; hand diseases

    • Main Achievements

  86. Manju Meena, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Centre for Sight, Sydney Eye Hospital Foundation, Hyderabad, India.
    • Biography

      Dr. Manju Meena, is a graduate from Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi. She did MS in Ophthalmology from Guru Nanak Eye Centre, MAMC, New Delhi. Later, she did long term fellowship in Oculoplasty, Ocular Oncology & Facial Aesthetics from L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad (India). She also worked as an Oculoplastic consultant at L V Prasad Eye Institute, Visakhapatnam. She went to Australia to pursue long term International fellowship in Oculoplasty from Sydney Eye Hospital, Sydney. She also worked as a research assistant in Sydney eye hospital and organized several teaching workshops and wetlabs for registrars and nursing staff at Sydney Eye Hospital, and Sydney University, Australia.

    • Expertise

      Eyelid reconstruction; ocular surface tumors; orbital fractures; lacrimal

    • Main Achievements

  87. Philipp Metzler, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department for Oral and Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Orthognathic; maxillofacial

    • Main Achievements

  88. Ahmadreza Mirbolook, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Orthopedic Research Center, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Orthopedic surgery

    • Main Achievements

  89. Amr Moghazy
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Plastic Surgery and Burns, Faculty of Medicine, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Reconstruction in general and flaps in particular; diabetic foot; burns

    • Main Achievements

  90. Marcelo Silva Monnazzi, DDS, MSc, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Diagnosis and Surgery, Dental School of Araraquara, State University of São Paulo, Araraquara, Brazil.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Oral and maxillofacial surgery

    • Main Achievements

  91. Juan Monreal, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Plastic Surgery, Hospital Moncloa, Madrid, Spain.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Rhinoplasty; fat grafting; SVF cell treatments; genital aesthetic surgery

    • Main Achievements

  92. Nina S. Naidu, MD, FACS
    Editorial Board Member
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, USA.
    • Biography

      Dr. Naidu completed her undergraduate studies at The Johns Hopkins University and obtained her medical degree from Cornell University Medical College. After completing her general surgery and plastic surgery training at New York Presbyterian – Weill Cornell Medical Center, she performed an additional year of fellowship training at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Naidu is Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College. In 2008, she launched her own skin care line, Anokha, a natural line formulated from botanicals and actives native to South Asia. 10% of proceeds from sales of Anokha are donated to Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders. Dr. Naidu is an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Naidu maintains privileges at several prominent New York hospitals including New York Presbyterian Hospital – Weill Cornell Medical Center, Manhattan Eye, Ear, & Throat Hospital, and Lenox Hill Hospital.

    • Expertise

      Capsular contracture of the breast; tuberous breast deformity

    • Main Achievements

  93. Madan Nanjappa, BDS, MDS
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dental College and Hospital, Bangalore, India.
    • Biography

      Dr. Madan Nanjappa completed his B.D.S from V.S. Dental college, Bengaluru,India, in 1992, and his master degree in oral and maxillofacial surgery from M.R. Ambedkar dental college and hospital, Bengaluru, India in 1998. He has a teaching experience of 17 years with many national and international publications. He is also the present head of the department of oral and maxillofacial surgery in V.S Dental college and hospital, Bengaluru, India and under graduate and post graduate examiner. He was the president of Karnataka state branch, association of oral and maxillofacial surgeons, India.

    • Expertise

      Maxillofacial Trauma; oral oncology; cleft lip and palate

    • Main Achievements

  94. Rei Ogawa, MD, PhD, FACS
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Nippon Medical School Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Burn; wound healing; scar; keloid; mechanotherapy

    • Main Achievements

  95. Sergio Olate, DMD, MSc, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Maxillo Facial South Clinic, Temuco, Chile.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Orthognathic surgery; facial makeover; cosmetic facial surgery; tmj surgery; dental and facial implants (customized implants, virtual planning and surgical technique in dental implants)

    • Main Achievements

  96. Ramesh Omranipour
    Editorial Board Member
    Surgery Department, Cancer Institute, Tehran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Breast cancer ( insist on oncoplastic surgery; breast reconstruction)

    • Main Achievements

  97. Adam Ostrzenski, MD, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Aging and Nephrologic Diseases Department, Division of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Sant'Orsola-Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy.
    • Biography

      Dr. Ostrzenski, MD, PhD, Dr. Hab. (post PhD degree) is an internationally renowned gynecologic surgeon and a laureate of numerous national and international awards for his contribution to the advancement of women’s health and for developing new cosmetic/reconstructive operations for female genitalia.

    • Expertise

      Cosmetic-plastic gynecology

    • Main Achievements

  98. Rahul K. Patil, MBBS, DNB (plastic Surgery)
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive microsurgery, Sparsh Hospital, Bangalore, India.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Cosmetic surgery; hair transplantation; post bariatric surgery body contouring; micro vascular surgery; reconstruction of congenital deformations and malformations; reconstruction following orthopedic trauma and tumor excision

    • Main Achievements

  99. Fatima A. Merchant
    Editorial Board Member
    Deptpment of Engineering Technology, University of Houston, Houston, USA.
    • Biography

      Dr. Fatima Merchant (M’97–SM’07) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Engineering Technology at the University of Houston and holds joint appointments in the Departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering. She received her B.E. degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Bombay, India in 1989, and her M.S. & Ph.D. degrees in Biomedical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin. She directs research at the Computational Biology and Medicine Laboratory and her current research focuses on multidimensional imaging and image analysis, and tissue engineering. She has co-edited a book on Microscope Image Analysis, and authored numerous papers in the area of imaging and tissue engineering. She is on the Editorial board of the journals; Computers in Biology and Medicine, and Plastic and Aesthetic Research.

    • Expertise

      Biomedical Imaging; multi-dimensional imaging and image analysis; tissue engineering

    • Main Achievements

  100. Múcio João Porto, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Faculty Member of the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine,at the present, Brazil.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

    • Main Achievements

  101. Rafael Dib Possiedi, MD, PhD, Professor
    Editorial Board Member
    1.Ivo Pitanguy Institute, Brazil
    • Biography

      Dr Rafael Dib Possiedi completed his postgraduate training in Plastic Surgery at the Ivo Pitanguy Institute and is subspecializing in Hand, Burns & Reconstructive Microsurgery at Ganga Hospital in Coimbatore - India. Having previously completed a residency in Trauma Surgery at the Hospital of Pronto Socorro, Porto Alegre and a research fellowship at the prestigious University of California in San Diego (UCSD), he currently also serves as research supervisor for PhD candidates at the Medical Evangelical School in Parana. He widely publishes in plastic and trauma surgery.

    • Expertise

      Current research interests includes wound healing signal pathways, transcription factors, tissue reaction to biomaterials, skin grafting, aesthetic surgery, reconstructive microsurgery and inflammatory biomarkers.

    • Main Achievements

      2017 - Completed Fellowship in Micro Reconstructive Surgery, Burns and Hand, Ganga Hospital under Dr. S Raja Sabapathy -India.
      2016 - Co-authored Plastic surgery - A Vision of Its Range with Dr. Ivo Pitanguy.
      2013 - 2015 - Residency in Plastic Surgery at Ivo Pitanguy Clinic - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. First place recognition at the XXII Convention of Alumni Association of Prof. Pitanguy - AEXPI.
      2011 - 2013 - Developed Medical Services for Regional hospital, Marajó, Brazil. Received Honor Recognition from the National Institute for Social and Humanitarian Development.
      2006 - 2011 - Gold Certification in Sterilization Quality by 3M, ANVISA and AAMI (Ass. for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation - USA) to the Central Materials and Sterilization, Charity Hospital, Curitiba, Brazil.
      2003 - 2004 Trauma Research Fellowship, University of California, San Diego. Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Burns and Acute Care Surgery, USA.

  102. Ashish Rai, MBBS, MS, DNB, DNB, MNAMS
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Burns, Plastic, Maxillofacial & Microvascular surgery, PGIMER & Dr RML Hospital, New Delhi, India.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

    • Main Achievements

  103. Raffaele Rauso, MD, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    University of Foggia; Second University of Naples; CHIRURGIAdellaBELLEZZA, Rome, Italy.
    • Biography

      Prof. Raffaele Rauso is an Italian Plastic Surgeon; he obtained his medical degree at 24 years old. Later on he became consultant Cranio-Facial Surgeon, then performed a PhD program in Plastic Surgery, Dermatology and Anatomy, then obtained a post graduate Diploma in Microsurgery, then a Master’s degree in Aesthetic Surgery and one more in Breast Reconstruction.
      Dr. Rauso is the founder of the plastic surgery network called “CHIRURGIAdellaBELLEZZA” located in the main Italian cities, such as Rome, Naples and Milan. Actually he is President of the Italian Federation of Aesthetic Medicine (F.I.M.E.), and he is also Professor at the University of Foggia and at the Second University of Naples.
      Actually he is reviewer for several scientific medical journals, and is member of the most reputed European scientific societies in the field of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery; he has published several papers in the most reputed journals in the field of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Cranio-Facial Surgery and Cosmetic Medicine; he is also the author of several book chapters in the field of aesthetic plastic surgery and cosmetic medicine.

    • Expertise

      Aesthetic Plastic Surgery; craniofacial surgery; microsurgery; cleft surgery; cosmetic medicine

    • Main Achievements

  104. Kavitha K. Reddy, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, USA.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Cosmetic dermatology (fillers; lasers; botox)

    • Main Achievements

  105. Hai-Tao Ren, MD, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Burns and Wound Center, The Second Affiliated Hospital, School  of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Scar treatment; wound healing; infections; burns; trauma and critical care research

    • Main Achievements

  106. Seung Chul Rhee, MD, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Teuim Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Clinic Changrim Bldg 6F, 416, Gangnam-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Oral and maxillofacial surgery; oculoplastic Surgery; rhinoplasty; anti-aging surgery; scar revision; burn reconstruction; pressure ucer reconstruction; dermatologic and plastic lasery treatment; chronic wound care and treatment; adipogenic stem cells; fat grafting and body liposculpturing

    • Main Achievements

  107. Massimo Robiony, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Udine Faculty of Medicine, Udine, Italy.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Orthognathic surgery; aesthetic facial surgery; TMJ; osteogenesis (bone grafting, osteodistraction); piezosurgery; virtual reality and surgical planning

    • Main Achievements

  108. Joaquín Pérez-Guisado Rosa, MD, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Genetic, University of Córdoba, Córdoba, Spain.
    • Biography

      Dr. Joaquín Pérez-Guisado Rosa studied Veterinary (2000) at the University of Córdoba (Spain) and Human Medicine and Surgery (2004) at the University of Granada (Spain). He got the PhD in Veterinary (2004) at the University of Córdoba (Spain). He was the Medical Director (2005-2008) at a pharmaceutical laboratory (Laboratorios Pérez Giménez., Córdoba, Spain). He got 4 certifcates on National Personal Trainer of Bodybuilding and Fitness (2002, Spanish Association of Bodybuiliding and Fitness, AEF)), Homeopathy (2006, Homeopathy institute of Cataluña, Spain), Phytotherapy (2006, Spanish Association for Continuing Education in Health Sciences and Education, Jaén, Spain) and Animal Experimentation (2008, Junta de Andalucía, Spain). He has 2 Master Degrees: in Sport Medicine (2006, Spanish Association for Continuing Education in Health Sciences and Education, Jaén, Spain) and Pharmacovigilance and Postauthorization studies (2007, University of Sevilla , Spain). He finished the Medical Specialty of Reconstructive, Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery (2013) at the University Hospital of Reina Sofia (Córdoba, Spain). He has done internships of Reconstructive, Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery in USA (3 months in Birmingham, Alabama, 2010; 3 month in Miami, Florida, 2013), Chile (3 months in Santiago de Chile, Chile, 2011) and Czech Republic (3 months in Brno, 2012). He discovered and published the weight loss program internationally known as “Ketogenic Mediterranean diet”. He has published 40 Scientific articles, 29 Scientific communications and has been Guest Speaker 2 times. He is member of the editorial board of the following international journals: "International Journal of Burns and Trauma", “Obesity and Control” and “Obesity and Control Therapies”. He has a PhD by the University of Cordoba (Spain). Actually he is Honorary Collaborative Professor at the Genetic Department at the University of Cordoba (Spain), a member of the “Spanish Society of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery (SECPRE) and the Spanish Society of Sport Medicine (FEMEDE) and is working as a Plastic and Aesthetic Surgeon at Hospital of Hospiten, Estepona, Málaga (Spain).

    • Expertise

      Plastic, aesthetic and reconstructive surgery

    • Main Achievements

  109. Salah Rubayi, MD, F.I.C.S, F.A.C.S
    Editorial Board Member
    Rancho Los Amigos Nat’l Rehabilitation Center 7601 E. Imperial Highway, JPI T3140 Downey, CA 90242, USA
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

    • Main Achievements

      1. UCLA Plastic Surgery Clinical Faculty Award for Excellence in Residency Education, Presented at the UCLA Graduation, 2011.
      2. Honored by Continental Who’s Who as Pinnacle lifetime member, April 2015, New York, U.S.A.
      3. Honored by the American College of Surgeons with a medal for my fellowship of the College for 25 years, October 16, 2016, Annual Clinical Congress of the ACS, Washington D.C.

  110. B. M. Rudagi
    Editorial Board Member
    Deptment of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, A.C.P.M Dental College, Dhule, India.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Orhtognathic surgery; oral cancer and reconstruction; facial trauma; cleft lip and palate rhinoplasty; odontogenic tumours and cyst.tmj surgery; post trauma defect corrections; salivarygland tumours and diseases; diseases of maxillary sinus

    • Main Achievements

  111. Samrat Sabhlok, MDS
    Editorial Board Member
    Cleft and Craniofacial Centre, Sai Shree Hospital, Pune, India.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Maxillofacial trauma; cleft lip and palate; oral cancer; facial reconstruction; orthognathic surgery; TMJ surgeries; salivary gland disorders

    • Main Achievements

  112. Pooyan Sadr Eshkevari
    Editorial Board Member
    Dental Section, Farzan Clinical Research Institute, University of California, Los Angeles,USA.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Oral and maxillofacial surgery

    • Main Achievements

  113. Mario Santagata, MD, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Division of Oral and Maxillofacial   Surgery, Multidisciplinary Department  of Medical and Dental Specialties, AOU –Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Oral and maxillofacial; implant dentistry; jaw

    • Main Achievements

  114. Fabrizio Schonauer, MD, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Plastic Surgery Unit, University Federico II, Naples, Italy.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Breast reconstrucion; hand surgery; blepharoplasty; microsurgery; melanoma; lower limb; perforator flaps

    • Main Achievements

  115. Roberto Sebastiá, MD, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Ophthalmology, Fluminense Federal University, Niterói, Brazil.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Aesthetic and oculoplastic surgery (eye)

    • Main Achievements

  116. Gennaro Selvaggi, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gröna Stråket 8SE-41345 Gothenburg, Sweden.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Experimental microsurgery; gender reassignment surgery; burns; psychosocial; cosmetic surgery; genital reconstruction

    • Main Achievements

  117. Marcos Sforza, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    UNIFESO’s School of Medicine, Dolan Park Hospital, Bromsgrove, UK.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Oculoplasty; stem cell research; regenerative medicine

    • Main Achievements

  118. Bilal Fazal Shaikh, MBBS, MS
    Editorial Board Member
    Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Muhammad Medical College, Mirpurkhas, Pakistan.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

    • Main Achievements

  119. Ashalom Shalom, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Plastic Surgery Unit, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel.
    • Biography

      Dr. Shalom is a professor for plastic surgery in the University of Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv Israel and is head of the Plastic and reconstructive surgery unit in Meir Medical Center, kefar Saba. And former head of MOHS and dermoscopy unit in the department of plastic and reconstructive surgery in assaf harofeh medical center, Zerifin Israel. Prof. Shalom is an expert in Burn Surgery (from the University of Johns Hopkins, Baltimore MD, USA) and an expert in breast reconstruction (from the University of MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston TX, USA), expert in Dermoscopy (from the University of Graz, Austria) and expert in Mohs surgery (ASMS, San Diego, CA). Prof. Shalom is Chairman of the board examination of plastic surgery and is the former chairman of the Israeli Plastic surgery ethic committee. Prof. Shalom is currently involved in clinical research in the field of dermoscopy (with the Sloan Kettering Cancer Center), in the field of ultrasonic energy effect on fatty tissue and in the field of laser and RF energy on facial rejuvenation and in the field of skin substitutes.

    • Expertise

      Reconstrucion plastic surgery; skin tumor MOHS; aestetic plastic surgery

    • Main Achievements

  120. Niroshan Sivathasan, MB, MRCS
    Editorial Board Member
    Me Clinic, 4 Burke Road, Malvern East, Melbourne, Vic. 3145, Australia.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Cosmetic plastic surgery

    • Main Achievements

  121. Tutku Soyer, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Wound healing; angiogenesis; reconstructive urogenital surgery

    • Main Achievements

  122. Demetris Stavrou, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer Affiliated to Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Cosmetic surgery of the breast and face

    • Main Achievements

  123. Michael Stosich
    Editorial Board Member
    Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, The University of Chicago, Chicago, USA.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Orthodontics

    • Main Achievements

  124. Pawel Szychta, MD, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The Royal Hospital of Sick Children, Edinburgh, Poland.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Breast surgery; ear surgery; microsurgery

    • Main Achievements

  125. Süleyman Taş, MD, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Rize Univesity, Rize, Turkey.
    • Biography

      Dr. Süleyman Taş, MD, PhD, was born in Turkey. He graduated from Istanbul University, Faculty of Medicine in 2008 and received the title of MD. He specialized in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery in Trakya University, Faculty of Medicine in 2013 and received the title of PhD. He was in fellowship program in Gent, Belgium from 2012 to 2013. He fellowed with Dr.Pattrick L. Tonnard and Dr.Alexis Verpaele in Coupure Aesthetic Center, with Prof.Dr.S.Monstrey in Gent University and with Prof.Dr.Koenraad Van Landuyt in St. Lucas Ziekenhuis Hospital about aesthetic surgery, microsurgery, female to male surgery and reconstruction. He passed the Board Exam and was certificated by EBOPRAS(European Board of Plastic, Reconstructive&Aesthetic Surgeon) in 2013. His presentation ‘A new antihelixplasty tecnique: Proksimal Based Dermofacioperichondrial Flap’ was selected the BEST PRESENTATION in 35. Turkish Plastic Surgery Congress(2013) and he took the 1. award. He translated 2 plastic surgery book to Turkish language. ( Fascial Plastic Surgery-Basic Guide, Microvascular Surgery Atlas-Anatomy and Operative Techniques). He performed first female to male surgery with pedicled ALT flap in Turkey and took place many times in media. He has a lot of oral presentations, posters and chairman in international and national plastic surgery congresses, symposiums and courses. He is a reviewer in Journal of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (Blue Journal). He is a member of Turkish Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Society and member of EBOPRAS.He has been working as a plastic surgeon in R.T.E University Training and Research Hospital, Department of Plastic, Reconstructive&Aesthetic Surgery.

    • Expertise

      Craniofacial and transexual surgery

    • Main Achievements

  126. Ufuk Tatli, DDS, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Çukurova University, Adana, Turkey.
    • Biography

      Dr. Tatli, completed his DDS degree in Hacettepe University Faculty of Dentistry in 2005 in Ankara/Turkey. Then, he completed his maxillofacial residency education and achieved PhD degree in Çukurova University Faculty of Dentistry, Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, in 2010 in Adana/Turkey. Dr. Tatli was visiting professor as an AO Fellow in Hannover Medical School, Dept. of Cranio-maxillofacial Surgery in 2013 in Hannover/Germany. Dr. Tatli achieved “Associate Professor” title in 2015. Dr. Tatli was visiting professor in Charles University Hospital Dept. of Cranio-maxillofacial Surgery in 2016 in Prag/Czech Republic. He is members of Turkish Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (Turkey), Turkish Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Society (Turkey), and AO Foundation (Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Osteosynthesefragen) (Association for the Study of Internal Fixation) (Switzerland). He is currently working as a full-time Associate Professor in Çukurova University Faculty of Dentistry, Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

    • Expertise

      Dental implantology, temporomandibular joint, orthognathic surgery, alveolar clefts, maxillofacial trauma, oral pathology, periodontal plastic surgery

    • Main Achievements

  127. Mathias Tremp, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Plastic, Reconstructive, Aesthetic and Hand Surgery, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

    • Main Achievements

  128. Feng-Chou Tsai, MD, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Medical University Hospital, Taipei, China.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Denervation; diabetic foot; skin aging; cancer; biomathematics

    • Main Achievements

  129. Rita Valença Filipe, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Maxillofacial Surgery and Burn Unit, Centre Hospital of São João Porto Medical School, Porto, Portugal.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Hand surgery; breast surgery; head and neck/face surgery

    • Main Achievements

  130. Ankita Vastani, BDS, MDS
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Rishi Raj College of Dental Sciences and Research Centre, Bhopal, India.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Tmj ankylosis; oral submucous fibrosis; odontogenic infections; distraction osteogenesis of jaws; jaw reconstructions, facial trauma; temporomandibular joint disorders

    • Main Achievements

  131. Jon Ver Halen, MD, FACS
    Editorial Board Member
    Departmnet of Surgical Oncology, Division of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Hand Surgery, Baptist Memorial Healthcare Corporation, Memphis, USA.
    • Biography

      Jon Ver Halen is currently an Associate Professor with the Texas A&M School of Medicine, Department of Surgery. He is also Associate Program Director of the Plastic Surgery Residency, and Program Director of the Microvascular Surgery Fellowship.

    • Expertise

      Reconstruction; microsurgery; breast; head and neck surgery; pediatric reconstruction

    • Main Achievements

  132. Pieter Vermaak
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, New Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University Hospitals Birmingham, Birmingham, UK.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Burns; hand surgery; skin cancer; trauma

    • Main Achievements

  133. Pushkar P. Waknis, MDS, FIBOMS
    Editorial Board Member
    Maxillofacial Surgery, Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital and Research Centre, Pune, India.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Maxillofacial surgery

    • Main Achievements

  134. Hui-Min David Wang
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Fragrance and Cosmetic Science, Kaohsiung Medical University; Center for Stem Cell Research, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taipei, China.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

    • Main Achievements

  135. Pei-Ji Wang, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Hand and Foot Surgery, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Soochow University, Suzhou, China.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Skin and soft tissue defects; bone defects repair (flap and bone graft); peripheral nerve injury repair; treatment of hand and foot deformity

    • Main Achievements

  136. You-Bin Wang, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing, China.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Breast reconstruction; trauma wound; skin tumor

    • Main Achievements

  137. Zhi-Guo Wang, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Affiliated Hospital of Qingdao University Medical College, Qingdao, China.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Skin therapy; scar therapy

    • Main Achievements

  138. Alex K. Wong
    Editorial Board Member
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA.
    • Biography

      Dr. Alex K. Wong is Director for our Microvascular Surgery Fellowship Program and an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He has attended staff appointments at Keck University Hospital of USC, LAC+USC Medical Center, Huntington Memorial Hospital, Los Robles Hospital, and Garfield Medical Center. He specializes in microsurgical free tissue transfer for the management of complex wounds, post-oncologic reconstruction, abdominal wall reconstruction, and lymphedema surgery. Dr. Wong performs aesthetic surgery of the face, breast, and body and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is also a Member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, and Plastic Surgery Research Council. Dr. Wong has been named one of Pasadena Magazine's Top Doctors for every year since 2010, and a Rising Star for 2013, 2014, and 2015 by SuperDoctors/Los Angeles Magazine.
      As a member of the full time Keck School of Medicine USC faculty, Dr. Wong teaches and mentors the next generation of doctors and plastic surgeons. He serves as the Director of Plastic Surgery Visiting Clerkship at the Keck School of Medicine.
      In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Wong directs a research laboratory at the USC Institute of Genetic Medicine with focus areas in adult-derived stem cells and novel biologics for wound healing, lymphedema, molecular pathogenesis of silicone breast implant capsular contracture, and microvascular flap physiology. Dr. Wong has received multiple grants and awards from organizations such as the Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, American Society for Maxillofacial Surgery, Wright Foundation, Whittier Foundation, and the American Cancer Society. He was recently awarded a grant from the NIH funded Southern California-Clinical Translational Science Institute (SC-CTSI). His work has been published in a variety of high impact peer reviewed journals.
      Prior to joining the faculty at USC, Dr. Wong completed his Fellowship training at the NYU Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and completed his formal Plastic Surgery residency at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Wong received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology and is an honors graduate of the College of Arts and Sciences of Cornell University.

    • Expertise

      Microsurgical free tissue transfer for the management of complex wounds; post-oncologic reconstruction; abdominal wall reconstruction; lymphedema surgery; aesthetic surgery of the face, breast, and body

    • Main Achievements

  139. He-De Yan, MD, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Hand and Plastic Surgery, the Second Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou, China.
    • Biography

      Professor, master’s supervisor, the editoral board members of Annals of Plastic Surgery and Microsurgery; an orthopaedist and speciality in microsurgery and reconstructive surgery and upper extremity injuries. He published about 60 papers in many journals, including Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery AM, Plastic and Reconstuctive Surgery, Journal of Neurotrauma, etc.; Research interests are mainly in the fields of reconstructive and microsurgery, hand surgery and peripheral nerve related research.

    • Expertise

      Hand surgery; plastic and reconstructive surgery of upper and lower extremities; nerve and vascular injuries

    • Main Achievements

      Published about 60 papers and completed 8 research projects, including NNSFC project and provincial ones. 

  140. Bin Yang, MD, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Centre of Maxillofacial Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery Hospital, Beijing, China.
    • Biography

      Dr. Yang has engaged himself in practicing and researching cranio-maxillo-facial surgery for twenty-five years. He undertook successively more than ten scientific projects, including national and provincial priority projects supported by government fund. He possessed national patent for invention of the Head fixing frame for CT scanner .The project of surgical treatment of craniofacial malformations was awarded National and Provincial Scientific & Technological Advance Prize respectively in 1995 and 2008. He had published seven monographs. Among two of those books he served as the editor-in-chief. He has published approximately 50 original articles, reviews and translations. He has performed a lot of major surgical procedures on craniofacial deformities and gotten satisfactory results. Especially he used the distraction technique to treat Treacher-Collins syndrome, microsomia, etc., having gotten both good appearance and physiologic function. His treatment scope includes: congenital and post-traumatic craniofacial deformities, craniofacial defect secondary tumor resection, facial nerves paralysis, secondary maxillofacial deformities of cleft lip and palate, scalp and skull defect, haemangioma, hemifacial microsomia, orbital hypertelorism, congenital craniofacial syndromatic malformation, such as crouzon syndrome, apert syndrome, pffeifer syndrome, carpenter syndrome, as well as the craniosynostosis or craniostenosis, such as scaphocephaly, oxycephaly, turricephaly, brachycephaly, plagiocephaly, triangucephaly and so on.

    • Expertise

      Craniomaxillofacial; tissue engineering

    • Main Achievements

  141. Cheng-Gang Yi, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Xijing Hospital.
    • Biography

      1999--2002 Surgery resident, 169 general Hospital of PLA, Hengyang, Hunan province
      2002 --2005 Research fellow of plastic surgery, Master Degree, FMMU
      2005 --2008 Research fellow of plastic surgery, Doctorship, FMMU
      2006 --2007 Plastic surgery chief resident, Xi'jing Hospital
      2008 --2013 Attending surgeon, lecturer of Institute of Plastic Surgery
      2013-- Associate professor, Associate chief physician of Institute of Plastic Surgery, Xijing Hospital
      2011/10-2012/3 Visiting Scholar of Harvard University, New York University, and University of Pittsburgh

    • Expertise

      Fat grafting
      Breast surgery

    • Main Achievements

      1. First Prize of National Science and Technology Progress Award(2011): Morphological repair and functional reconstruction for severe facial deformities by war or trauma.
      2. First Prize of Army Medical Achievement Award (2010): Basic research and clinical applications of facial allotransplantation.

  142. Vedat Yildirim
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Oral, Craniomaxillofacial and Facial Plastic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University Hospital of Leipzig, Liebigstr, Germany.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Oral; craniomaxillofacial surgery

    • Main Achievements

  143. Ning-Bei Yin, MD, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department Cleft Lip and Palate, Plastic Surgery Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Cleft lip and palate

    • Main Achievements

  144. Lu Zhang, PhD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Shanghai 9th People's Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Plastic surgery

    • Main Achievements

  145. Tao Zhang, MD
    Editorial Board Member
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing, China.
    • Biography

    • Expertise

      Head neck plastic and reconstruction; head neck tumor

    • Main Achievements

Plastic and Aesthetic Research Print ISSN: 2347-9264; Online ISSN: 2349-6150
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