Ms Namrata (Nam) Anavekar is a Melbourne based Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon. Upon completing her surgical training, Ms Anavekar undertook a two year fellowship in Switzerland and France. During this time, she gained increased experience in the fields of aesthetic surgery, under the tutelage of Mr Eric Auclair, Mr Claude Le Louarn and Mr Jean-Brice Duron. Ms Anavekar had the opportunity to work closely with Mr Auclair, specifically gaining knowledge and experience in composite breast augmentation.
Professor Anand Deva is the Program head in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and Co-Director of the Surgical Infection Research Group at the Faculty of Health and Medical Science at Macquarie University. Additionally, he holds senior staff specialist position and Conjoint Professor at Sydney hospital in the Department of Hand and upper limb surgery. Professor Deva has published widely on issues related to breast implant safety, wound healing and surgical infection. More recent work has focused on improving delivery of health care services through models of integrated care. He is director of the not for profit integrated specialist education and research foundation dedicated to improving the access of Australians to quality healthcare.
Robert Drielsma is an Australian trained Specialist Plastic Surgeon. He trained in Sydney attaining Fellowships from The RACS in general surgery in 1991 and in Plastic and Reconstructive surgery in 1994. Fellowships in East Grinstead Hospital England and The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada were undertaken before settling into Private practice in Australia. Having been in private practice now for 20 years, this was primarily in Canberra for over 10 years before moving to Private practice in Sydney over the last 10 years.
Dr Drielsma’s interests are primarily in aesthetic surgery of the the breast, face and body contouring. He was one of the first to introduce the vertical mammoplasty in Australia and has helped popularise it in this country. He is an active surgeon in the area of body contouring following massive weight loss and has lectured and participated in forums as well as helped shape new techniques and approaches in lower and upper body-lifting surgery.
While being passionate about his work, Dr Drielsma values life balance with keen involvement in family, tennis, skiing and motorsport.
Dr Craig Layt is a member of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr Layt graduated from the University of Queensland Medical School in 1988 and completed his training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in Queensland. In 2001 Dr Layt commenced in private practice utilising his training as a plastic surgeon, bringing his expertise to the Gold Coast and Ballina. In addition to his private practice, Dr Layt is a Supervisor at The Breast Academy. Dr Layt is a past President of the Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons and is highly credentialed in all areas of Plastic, Cosmetic, and Reconstructive Surgery, as well as a variety of non-surgical cosmetic enhancements.
Associate Professor Mark Magnusson is a Specialist Plastic Surgeon practicing in Toowoomba and on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia with an academic attachment to the Griffith University School of Medicine Gold Coast Campus. He is the immediate past president of the Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons.
His primary surgical and research focus is on Breast and Body-contouring Surgery.
Due to his research interests including Breast Device Registries, Breast Implant Associated-Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL), Breast Implant Illness (BII), Breast implant selection, Quantifying functional outcomes from surgery and Patient Safety his breast practice includes a large proportion of revision breast surgery. His other clinical and research interest relates to facial anatomy and surgical and non-surgical facial rejuvenation.
A/Prof Magnusson is a member of the editorial board for the Aesthetic Surgery Journal, Australasian Journal of Plastic Surgery and a reviewer for the Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal Global Open. He is also on a number of industry and government Advisory Boards for BIA-ALCL and BII and The Therapeutic Goods Administration Breast Implant Expert Working Group.
Dr Michael Miroshnik is an Australian-trained plastic surgeon who runs a aesthetic private practice in Sydney, Australia. He specialises in aesthetic surgery of the breast and has a high-volume practice, performing well over 500 aesthetic breast procedures annually.
After graduating from the University of Sydney in 1997, he was awarded the Sidney B Clipsham Memorial Prize in Operative Surgery and then embarked on his journey into the world of plastic surgery. After a further 10 years of training amongst all the major hospitals in Sydney, Dr Miroshnik was awarded his FRACS (PLAS.) degree and furthered his experience by spending time in several leading centres throughout Europe and Asia including Taiwan, Singapore, London, Paris, Rome & Stockholm.
Building on his own experience over the years, he has developed a number of unique concepts, ideas and operative techniques that allow him to achieve predictable and uniquely customizable results in aesthetic breast surgery. An active member of ASPS, ASAPS and ISAPS, Dr Miroshnik has been passionately involved in advanced aesthetic surgery training for over a decade. He continues to run aesthetic master classes for plastic surgeons in his hometown as well as abroad.
Dr Nick Moncrieff is a Specialist Plastic Surgeon and an Australian leader in breast and body surgery for women.
His depth of experience in breast and body transformations means he focuses exclusively on breast reductions, lifts, augmentations, tummy tucks and body lifts.
Dr Moncrieff co-founded Hunter Plastic Surgery in Newcastle NSW with his wife Amber in 2009. The team is multi-award winning having secured 19 awards across local, national and global awards programs for their outstanding service and results.
He is also a regular speaker at industry conferences including ASAPS 2019 in Brisbane and Breast Masters in 2018 in Sydney.
BSc, FRACS (GENERAL), FRACS (PLASTICS)
COSMETIC PLASTIC SURGEON, SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA.
Dr. Tim Papadopoulos is in private practice and has been working as a Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon in Sydney, New South Wales, since 2002. He is the Founder and Medical Director of CosmeticCulture Medical Spas, offering multi-location non-invasive and minimally invasive aesthetic treatments. Dr. Papadopoulos is on staff at Westmead and Hunters Hill Private Hospitals where he is active in the training of future plastic surgeons.
He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and was the Immediate Past President of the Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS A.N.Z). Dr. Papadopoulos is a Member of many medical societies, including the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS U.S.) and the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) where he currently serves on the Educational Board as the Regional Co-Chair for Australasia and has been an invited guest speaker at numerous U.S. and international conferences.
Dr. Papadopoulos is involved in teaching applied anatomy at the annual ASAPS (ANZ) Anatomy and Live Injecting Workshop which is open to plastic surgeons, dermatologists, cosmetic doctors and nurses concentrating on anatomy relevant to non-surgical rejuvenation methods and ageing. He is also on Faculty for the Melbourne Advanced Facial Anatomy Course (MAFAC) run by Dr. Bryan Mendelson for plastic surgeons which is also taught at The Aesthetic Meeting run by ASAPS (U.S.). Dr. Papadopoulos has been a luminary for CoolSculpting in Australasia and on Faculty for ASAPS (U.S.) and the American-Brazilian Aesthetic Meeting (ABAM).
Dr. Papadopoulos’ clinical practice focuses on cosmetic surgery of the face (with a special interest in facial aging), breast and body (concentrating on issues involved with massive weight loss patients), and the surgical repair of deformities resulting from cancer and trauma. He combines state-of-the-art techniques with sensitivity and the highest level of patient care.
Dr Amira Sanki is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon based in Sydney, Australia. She graduated with honours from the University of New South Wales in 2000. She has a Doctorate in Philosophy from the University of Sydney on the topic of metastatic melanoma. Dr Sanki is a board member for the Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons. Her special interest is body contouring after massive weight loss and the use of non surgical techniques to help restore facial youth and volume in this group of patients. Dr Sanki is a mentor to many female plastic surgeons and trainees and regularly teaches Anatomy to those preparing for their Fellowship exam. Dr Sanki has presented this year at the ASPS Annual Scientific Congress and is a member of faculty for the Breast Masters Symposium.