2020 Anatomical Dissection and Cosmetic Procedures Workshop

Keynote Speakers

The best anatomist and injectables experts will transfer their knowledge on personal basic and advanced techniques. We are proud to have the following leading international experts present at our Workshop:

Dr Ashish Bhatia

Dr. Ashish Bhatia is a Board-certified and fellowship trained dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon. He is an internationally recognised expert in dermatologic surgery and cosmetic surgery. His expertise includes facial and body aesthetic surgery, skin cancer therapy, Mohs and reconstructive surgery, laser surgery, and skin resurfacing procedures including scar reduction and revision. Dr. Bhatia has contributed to the advancement of techniques in facial reconstruction, scar revision, fat reduction, and the use of purified neurotoxins and fillers.

Professor Hyoung Jin Moon

Prof Moon is President of the BeUp Aesthetic Surgery Clinic in Seoul, Korea. Prof Moon trained as an Otorhinolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery Fellow at Seoul’s Yonsei University Hospital.
He has contributed extensively to the area of facial plastic surgery in terms of scientific research, textbook and papers and has published widely in journals such as The Laryngoscope, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
Currently, Prof Moon sits on the Facial Plastic Surgery Boards in multiple Chinese cities. He is also on the Korean Board of Otorhinolaryngology, Facial Plastic Surgery and Head & Neck Surgery. He serves as an International and regional Advisory Trainer for Merz, Allergan as well as Galderma. Previously, he served as Vice President of the Korean Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Dr Jonathan Sykes

Jonathan M. Sykes, MD is professor emeritus and former director of Facial Plastic Surgery at the University of California, Davis Medical Center.

He is editor of 6 textbooks and has written over 200 scientific articles, book chapters, and other papers in the medical literature.

He is a highly sought after lecturer, having given over 1000 lectures locally, nationally, and internationally.

He has reviewed scientific papers for the Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery, the Aesthetic Surgery Journal, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Laryngoscope.

He has performed over 20,000 surgical procedures, and is an expert in rhinoplasty, aging related surgeries such as facelift, browlift, and eyelid lift surgery. He has instructed many people on the anatomy and injection technique for neuromodulators, such as Botox, and is an instructor for many filling agents. He has been asked to perform live demonstration surgeries in over 15 countries.

Dr. Sykes has a passion for children and enjoys surgery for cleft deformities and craniofacial surgery. He has gone on over 25 humanitarian missions to many countries including the Phillipines, El Salvador, Honduras, Russia, Bolivia, Brazil, and China.

He has served on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery for 10 years, having been Western Region Vice President, VP of Education, and most recently, elected President of the AAFPRS in 2010. He recently co-chaired the Many Faces of Giving campaign for the AAFPRS and helped raise over $4 million for FPS education, humanitarian efforts, and research.

He has been awarded the prestigious William Wright teaching award by the AAFPRS and has been awarded the 1887 award for community service and humanitarian missions by this organization.

Dr. Sykes is most proud of his teaching, having contributed to the training of over 75 residents and personally training 28 fellows in facial plastic surgery.



  1. small group cadaver dissections and practical injections
  2. videos, lectures & talks
  3. hands-on demonstrations
  4. live demonstrations



Group 1: Morning: anatomy lectures and videos

Group 2: Morning: live dissection and techniques on cadaver – face, neck focusing on danger zones in small groups, with a rotation every 20-30’

Group 1: Afternoon: live dissection and techniques on cadaver – face, neck focusing on danger zones, in small groups, with a rotation every 20-30’

Group 2: Afternoon: anatomy lectures and videos

For each post:

  1. the instructor performs the dissection of the dedicated location on one hemiface. Then, time permitting, dissection is performed by the attendees on the other hemiface and neck.
  2. each participant injects in that respective region under supervision and guidance by an expert




  1. Combination of fresh cadaver dissections, hands-on as well as live demonstrations on basic and advanced techniques
  2. Focus on levels, zones and plans for technical practice purposes
    1. Facial ageing
    2. Facial “high risk” and “low risk” zones
    3. Facial layers
    4. Muscles
    5. Fatty tissues (superficial and deep fat compartments)
    6. Relationship to bone and dermo-epidermic level
    7. Danger to important structures, mainly the facial artery and venous systems and nerves

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) 

This meeting is an Australasian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS) educational activity that may contribute to your Continuing Professional Development (CPD). At the conclusion of the meeting, delegates will receive a Certificate of Attendance which can be used as supporting documentation when you submit your CPD claim.



Fellows who participate can claim one point per hour in Maintenance of Knowledge and Skills. Participation in this activity will be populated into your RACS CPD Online.


GPs may submit online via the myCPD or by sending a paper application to the relevant state QI&CPD office.


Nurses CPD

Nurses must submit online at https://www.nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au/Registration-Standards/Continuing-professional-development.aspx