WORLD COMMITTEE BOARD
These renowned Surgeons and Specialists have the mission to grow the Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery fields through the SAPS Educational Academy leading work, covering different countries and continents.
JAUME MASIA. MD
He is a specialist in Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery, is director of the Advanced Breast Reconstruction Service and of the Integral Lymphedema Treatment Unit at Clínica Planas. Dr. Masià introduces the most novel microsurgical techniques of breast reconstruction and lymphoedema in the Spanish State since 2000, placing Clínica Planas as the Spanish reference center for the treatment of lymphedema and breast reconstruction.
JOON PIO HONG, MD
Works in the Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan. He graduated from University of Southern California – Marshall School of Business and the Yonsei University School of Medicine. Focusing plastic surgery on diabetic foot reconstruction, lower extremity reconstruction through microsurgery, supermicrosurgery, perforator flaps and free style reconstruction.
EDUARDO SUCUPIRA, MD
Eduardo Sucupira completed his specialization in 1999 and started the Private Clinic. In 2002 he was promoted Full Member of the Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery (SBCP). It keeps up to date with the latest techniques in Plastic Surgery, participates in medical seminars, national and international conferences and congresses regularly, activities that produce permanent updating and significant experience to diagnose and treat imperfections in all areas of the body
ERIC SANTAMARÍA, MD
Eric Santamaria M.D., is Professor of Reconstructive Microsurgery of the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico and Associate Professor of the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Hospital General Dr. Manuel Gea Gonzalez and the Insituto Nacional de Cancerologia in Mexico City. He did a 3 year fellowship in Reconstructive Microsurgery at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, in Taipei, Taiwan and at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City
STEVEN LEVINE, MD
Steven M. Levine, M.D. was born and raised outside of New York City. He attended Tufts University near Boston before returning to New York. After college, Dr. Levine spent 2 years doing microbiology research with Dr. Martin Blaser before starting medical school at New York University. After medical school, he stayed at NYU for 7 years of training in General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, and Microsurgery
JUAN C ZAMBRANO, MD
Cirujano Plástico Estético y Reconstructivo, egresado de la Pontificia Universidad Javeriana de Bogotá, Colombia. Miembro de la Sociedad Colombiana de Cirugía Plástica, miembro Internacional de la Sociedad Americana de Cirugía Plástica (American Society of Plástica Surgeons) y Fellow del American College of Surgeons; miembro de la Asociación Colombiana de Mastología, la International society of Aesthetic Plástica Surgery (ISAPS) y de la Federación Iberoamericana de Cirugía Plástica (FILACP).
GIOVANNI MERA, MD
Plastic, Reconstructive, Aesthetic, Maxillofacial and Hand Surgeon at the San Rafael Hospital, graduated from the Juan N Corpas School of Medicine in Bogotá- Colombia. Recognized for being the precursor of Vaser 3D Lipomarking in Colombia and Latin America; National and international Professor of Post-Graduate Plastic Surgery and National and International Professor of Botulinum Toxin and Hyaluronic Acid.
HUMBERTO URIBE M, MD
Dr. Uribe Morelli studied medicine at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogota, Colombia; General Surgery at the Santa Casa da Misericordia in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; made his residency in Plastic Surgery at the Santos Day Hospital of the University of Santa Cecilia under the supervision of Dr. Osvaldo Saldanha, where he trained in the most modern techniques of body and facial contour surgery. He continues his studies with a Fellowship at AC Camargo Hospital.
JORGE BAYTER, MD
Dr. Jorge Bayter has a Specialization in Anesthesiology from Universidad Industrial de Santander. he is also a Specialist in critical care from Universidad de la Sabana. He works as a Medical Director at Clinica el Pinar, Bucaramanga. National Cordinator of safety in plastic surgery of the Anesthesia Colombian Society. Author of the Book: Catastrofes en Cirugia Plastica
HECTOR DURÁN, MD
With the aim of offering the latest and best techniques in plastic surgery, Dr. Duran has traveled to various destinations to learn and share with the best, among those destinations highlights Colombia with the technique of 4-D Liposuction, Miami with BBL Brazilian Butt Lift techniques, in turn developed the Lipocontour HD, successful Liposculpture technique focused on a standardized female silhouette with excellent results. He currently teaches different conferences at national and international level about his techniques.
PATRICK MALLUCCI, MD
Mr Patrick Mallucci is one of the best known and revered aesthetic breast surgeons in the world. Mr Mallucci is internationally acclaimed for his work with The Perfect Breast and the ICE principle which has helped shape and advance modern aesthetic breast surgery. In 1996 he was awarded the Higher Postgraduate Degree of Doctorate in Medicine (MD) following two years spent researching the concept of scarless wound healing.
LUIS ALFREDO PERIN, MD
Dr. Perin is a world class plastic surgeon. He is a member of ISAPS (International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery) and member ofthe SCBP (Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery) He is also an international consultant for Ethicon and Mentro, Johnson&Johnson. As well as the CEO of MEDEX – A medical educational company. Plastic surgeon from Albert Einstein Hospital Sao Paulo Brazil.
STEFAN HOFER, MD
Dr. Hofer obtained his medical degree from the University of Amsterdam in 1992. He obtained his board certification in Plastic Surgery from the Netherlands in 2000 and became the first Plastic Surgeon to be awarded the highly prestigious Dutch Cancer Society clinical fellowship, which funded his one-year Microsurgery Research fellowship at the Bernard O’Brien Institute of Microsurgery at St. Vincent’s Hospital.