Anatomy For Injectors 2023

Date: Thursday 22 June 2023

Location: Queensland University

On behalf of ASAPS, we thank you for your support of ASAPS Anatomy For Injectors 2023 (Previously known as the Anatomical Dissections & Cosmetic Procedures Workshop).

We look forward to warmly welcoming you to the event in June.

Best wishes,

Dr Tim Papadopoulos
Workshop Convenor

Intensive Cadaver Lab with Hands-On, Live Injection Workshop

Thursday, 22 June 2023
Brisbane, Australia

2022 Video Highlights


Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Medical Engineering Research Facility (MERF)

Anatomy For Injectors 2023 will take place at QUT MERF. 

Address: QUT MERF, Staib Road, Chermside Qld 4032 (Within the Grounds of The Prince Charles Hospital).

Information on QUT MERF:

The Medical Engineering Research Facility (MERF) supports medical devices research and development cycle in a state-of-the-art QUT facility. QUT MERF enables cutting-edge research, and also supports health research advances at the Prince Charles Hospital

MERF have capabilities for preclinical studies, including post-explantation evaluation, and facilities for hands-on skills training for surgeons, theatre staff and sales personnel.

Backed by rigorous academic research from the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, MERF provides preclinical research models in small and large animals for the assessment of new biomaterials, medical devices, implants and surgical techniques. We have a strong focus on applications in orthopaedics, but our capabilities extend to all clinical fields.

MERF provides a responsive service in a GLP-accredited environment, with well-established animal and cadaver research, and training models. Their dedicated team comprises international experts and includes surgeons, veterinary scientists and a quality assurance personnel.

Parking & Buses


Please see MAP of QUT below.  Parking is available around the Medical Engineering Research Facility (MERF), however, please note parking is limited.

If you are driving, it is imperative to allow sufficient time to find parking at QUT MERF prior to the workshop commencing at 8.00am.



Hotel X BRISBANE to QUT MERF – 22 June, Morning

On the morning of the workshop, a bus will pick up delegates from the Hotel X Brisbane foyer and drop off at QUT MERF. Parking is very limited at QUT MERF as it is a university so catching the bus is recommended.

Those staying at the Hotel X Brisbane will be required to put their luggage on the bus in the morning as the bus will not return to Hotel X. Luggage will be removed upon arrival at QUT MERF and cannot be stored on the bus during the day. Those continuing to the Non-Surgical Symposium will be transported by bus to the Gold Coast at the conclusion at the event.


Please note that this event is an independent event from the Non-Surgical Symposium (NSS).  If you wish to attend the NSS please note additional fees apply –

All fees are in Australian dollars inclusive of GST. This event is strictly limited to 60 places. 

Registration CategoryEarly Bird Registration (On or before 28 April)Late Registration (after 28 April)
ASAPS/ASCD/NZSCM Member$1,450$,1750
Non Member Doctors$2,250$2,550
ASAPS/ASCD/NZSCM Registered Nurse / Nurse Practitioner / Practice Staff or PRS Registrar$1,050$1,350
Non Member Registered Nurse / Nurse Practitioner /Practice Staff$1,850$2,150

Registration Categories

ASAPS/ASCD/NZSCM Member – anyone registering within this category must be a member with either Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS), Australasian Society of Cosmetic Dermatologists (ASCD) or New Zealand Society of Cosmetic Medicine (NZSCM).  All registrations received under this category will be verified with the Societies.

Non Member Doctor – anyone registering within this category may be a General Practitioner, Dermatologist, Cosmetic Physician, Facial Plastic Surgeon (ENT), Ophthalmic Surgeon or Non-ASAPS Specialist Plastic Surgeon. For further verifications within this category, please contact Suzane Ali, ASAPS Executive Secretary on +61 2 9437 0495 or email [email protected]

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Trainees – anyone registering within this category must be training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS). All registrations received under this category will be verified.

ASAPS/ASCD/NZSCM Registered Nurse / Nurse Practitioner – anyone registering within this category must have their registration verified by an ASAPS, ASCD or NZSCM member in active practice.  Your registration will not be confirmed until we have received verification.

ASAPS/ASCD/NZSCM Practice Staff – anyone registering within this category must have their registration verified by an ASAPS, ASCD or NZSCM member in active practice.  Your registration will not be confirmed until we have received verification.

Non-Member Registered Nurse/Nurse Practitioner – anyone registering within this category must have their registration verified by a General Practitioner in active practice.  Your registration will not be confirmed until we have received verification

Non-Member Practice Staff – anyone registering within this category must have their registration verified by a General Practitioner in active practice.  Your registration will not be confirmed until we have received verification.

Registration cancellations received up to Monday 22 May 2023 will receive a full refund, less $300.00 administration fee. No refunds will be given for registration cancellations received after Monday 22 May 2023. As an alternative to cancellation, registrations may be transferred to another person (for the same registration category) before Monday 22 May 2023 without receiving any extra cost penalty. The members of the ASAPS Council and The Production House Events do not accept any liability for any losses incurred pre, post or during the Workshop due to unforeseen cancellation or postponement. In the event of the Workshop being cancelled, no refunds will be issued. All available funds will be credited towards a future workshop/s held by ASAPS.

The products, procedures, publications and information (material) disseminated at this meeting, workshop and or course are not to be regarded as being endorsed by, or representing the official opinions of, the Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS). The material should not be used or treated as professional advice and should never be used as a substitute for the skill, knowledge and experience of a qualified medical professional. You should rely on your own enquires in making any decisions concerning the health or interests of yourself or your patients. ASAPS disclaim any liability for the quality, accuracy, relevancy or currency of any material.  Any photographs, images and videos taken during the NSS is a property of the ASAPS and will be used on ASAPS social media outlets including websites and printed material promoting meetings managed by the ASAPS.  If you do not wish your photograph, image and or videos to be used for ASAPS promotional purposes please advise in writing to The Production House Events.


Anatomy For Injectors 2023 Program

Thursday, 22 June 2023
Brisbane, Australia

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 experts present at our Workshop

Dr Andrew Clark

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Dr. Andrew Clark

Dr. Andrew Clark is both an internationally published scientific author and experienced medical doctor who has been exclusively practicing cosmetic medicine for over 11 years. 

Graduating with Honours from the University of Tasmania Medical School in 2000, Dr Clark has worked as a Surgical and Emergency Department Registrar in various hospitals across Tasmania, Queensland, New South Wales and Western Australia.

Dr Clark has worked alongside a number of leading plastic surgeons, cosmetic physicians and professors in Australia, the United States and the Netherlands. In addition to his medical degree, Dr Clark has also earned his PhD in the fields of skin and muscle biochemistry, and physiology from the University of Tasmania in 2005. 

Recently selected as one of the ‘Ultimate 100 Global Aesthetic Leaders” of 2019,  Dr Clark runs two busy cosmetic medicine clinics in Perth Western Australia and regularly shares his extensive knowledge and experience in Aesthetic Medicine in his roles as a Key Opinion Leader and Lecturer for several major dermal filler and cosmetic laser companies.

Niamh Corduff

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Dr Niamh Corduff

Dr Niamh Corduff is the clinical director of the Cosmetic Revitalisation Clinic, Geelong and has been practicing as a Specialist Plastic Surgeon in private practice for 28 years. 

She qualified from Charing Cross Medical School, the University of London in 1984 and subsequently did her basic surgical training in the UK before emigrating to Australia in 1988. Niamh then completed her Plastic Surgery training in Australia in 1993 obtaining the FRACS. Since then, her practice has been based in Geelong, Victoria with special interests in breast surgery and non-surgical revitalisation.  

Niamh is currently a member of the following organisations:

  • Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS) President 2008-2010
  • Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons Honorary membership
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons 

In 2004 Niamh became aware of a need from her patients to provide non-surgical options to face lifts for those who were seeking improvement in their facial appearance but did not want the radical approach of surgical intervention. She opened the Cosmetic Refinement Clinic, one of the first non-surgical clinics in Victoria and the first in Geelong. Niamh’s principal approach has always been a conservative one; not focusing on youthful features but helping her patients look healthy and well for their age. She applies her surgical anatomical knowledge to achieve natural looking outcomes.  

Niamh enjoys educating others and is an international speaker at various educational forums, seminars and conferences for doctors and other health professionals presenting on cosmetic injectables. In 2015 Niamh was appointed as a consultant to Merz.  She lectures and trains internationally on their behalf.

Niamh currently serves on the Medical Advisory Board of Establishment Labs (Motiva breast implant manufacturer).

Dr Simone Doreian

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Dr Simone Doreian MBBS (Hons), FCPCA, FRACGP, DRANZCOG, Cosmetic Physician

Dr Simone Doreian holds a fellowship in cosmetic medicine, and a dual specialist degree in Family Medicine.

Dr Doreian specialises in injectables and non-surgical rejuvenation, with a focus on balanced and natural results.

Since 2004 she has been a consultant physician in Aesthetic Medicine, and is director of the Dr Simone Doreian Private Clinic in Melbourne, Australia.

A passionate and hands-on medical educator of anatomy, safety, facial assessment and injectables, she is frequently invited to share her knowledge and techniques as a key opinion leader at industry and independent international conferences, masterclasses and workshops.

Dr Sarah Hart

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Dr Sarah Hart

Dr Sarah Hart graduated MBChB from Otago University in 1994. She has been practicing Cosmetic Medicine since 2002. After initial training in Psychiatry, she qualified as a member of the New Zealand Society of Cosmetic Medicine in 2006. She now serves on the NZSCM Executive and Education Board as Censor and Education Faculty member.

She has been an Allergan Advisory Board member since 2007. She lectures on the use of dermal filler and botulinum toxin on the international stage and trains her colleagues across Australasia in facial rejuvenation techniques. Dr Hart has a particular interest in injectables safety and is a published author on this topic.

Dr John Holbrook

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Dr John Holbrook

Dr John Holbrook studied medicine at the University of Sydney. Originally from the United States he came to Sydney to get a Master’s in International Public Health and felt in love with Sydney. He worked at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital as a part of Multiple specialist teams including dermatology and head and neck surgery.

Dr Holbrook specialises in minimally invasive facial aesthetics and believes in a patient centred approach focusing on the unique aesthetic of each individual and hot to best highlight those facial characteristics which define the aesthetic of each patient.

He is a member of the Australasian College of Aesthetic Medicine (ACAM). He completed training with Merz, Galderma and Allergan in their individual academies for facial injectables as well as with the Derma Medical.

Dr Scott Ingram

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Dr Scott Ingram MB BS FRACS (Gen.) FRACS (Plast.)

He first commenced specialist practice in 1997, and established the Form & Function Clinic in Brisbane, Australia in 2003. Dr Ingram is immediate past president of the Australasian Society of Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) and has served on ASAPS council for the past 10 years. 

Dr KM Kapoor

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Dr. K M Kapoor

Plastic & Cosmetic Surgeon in Chandigarh, Punjab, India

Dr. Krishan Mohan Kapoor is a Plastic Surgeon and Hair Transplant Surgeon in Sector 33-D, Chandigarh and has an experience of 17 years in these fields and he practices at Anticlock Medispa.

Reputation as a Surgeon

In just a few years out of medical school, he was operating upon clients from Bollywood, India and medical tourists were flying in from overseas (including patients from USA, UK, Canada, Dubai, Singapore, Australia, Kuwait, Italy, Spain and Nigeria) to get operated from him. His contribution to bringing Chandigarh on Medical Tourism map of India earned him an 'Award of Excellence' in 2011 by Union Tourism Minister of India.

Relationship with patients

A huge part of Dr. Kapoor’s success as a Best Cosmetic Surgeon in Punjab is attributed to his trademark patience and listening skills. He is known for effort he puts in to know what the client wants, understanding his/her concerns and weaving his surgical skills around that to give the most natural results. He doesn’t hesitate to give his honest opinion even if it results in sending a client back home without a procedure he/she has come looking for, if that is in the best interests of the patient.

Reputation as a Teacher

Best Plastic Surgeon in Punjab, India Dr. K M Kapoor, is a certified international trainer for Anti-wrinkle injections and fillers and has conducted scores of trainings, workshops, lectures all over Asia (including China, Singapore, Indonesia, Taiwan, Korea, Malaysia and India), Europe (including London, Poland, Germany and Spain), South Africa (including Melbourne and Gold Coast) and South Africa, under the aegis of Allergan Medical Institute and various national and international Dermatology & Plastic Surgery conferences. He has also led many ‘train the trainer’ programs in many countries.

Dr Frank Lin

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Dr. Frank Lin

Dr Frank Lin is a Specialist Plastic Surgeon and founder of Eastern Plastic Surgery and EST Clinic in Melbourne, Australia.

Dr Lin specialises in facial aesthetic surgery and injectable treatments, with a special interest in the treatment of Asian patients. He is a regular speaker at international conferences, and is a key opinion leader in injectable and minimally invasive aesthetic treatments. He has also been involved in numerous clinical trials for global pharmaceutical and medical devices companies.

Dr Lin currently serves on the Board of the Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS) and the Membership Committee of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ISAPS) representing Australia. 

Dr Lin is an adjunct senior lecturer at Monash University, and is involved in undergraduate and specialty training at Melbourne and Monash Universities.

Dr Mark Magnusson

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Dr. Jeremy Wilson

A/Prof Magnusson (FRACS), Founder and Medical Director of Allure Clinic, is one of Australia's leading Specialist Plastic Surgeons. A/Prof Magnusson is recognised in Australia and internationally for his contributions to plastic surgery education and research. He has an academic attachment to Griffith University driving ongoing research and teaching. A/Prof Magnusson is a member and past President of the Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, Editorial Board member of the Aesthetic Surgery Journal and Aesthetic Section Editor for the Australasian Journal of Plastic Surgery. 

A/Prof Mark Magnusson has a special interest in facial rejuvenation using non-surgical and surgical treatment modalities. He is an Anatomy Tutor for the Melbourne Advanced Facial Anatomy Course (MAFAC) an Instructor on the ASAPS Anatomical Dissection and Cosmetic Procedures Workshop).

As well as his role as Founder and Medical Director of Allure Clinic, A/Prof Mark Magnusson is also a consultant Plastic Surgeon in Toowoomba and on the Gold Coast where he performs the broad range of predominantly aesthetic facial, breast and body surgical procedures.

Dr Tim Papadopoulos

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Dr. Tim Papadopoulos, BSc, MBBS, FRACS (Gen.), FRACS (Plast.)


Dr. Tim attended Monash University in Melbourne, achieving honours and distinctions in obtaining his Bachelor of Science Degree (BSc). He continued on to graduate from the Monash University Faculty of Medicine, obtaining an MBBS in 1987. Dr. Tim then pursued postgraduate training in General Surgery at the Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre , gaining Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in 1998. Dr. Tim then undertook further training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in Sydney and obtained the FRACS in Plastic Surgery in 2002. That same year he completed subspecialty training by attaining Fellowships in both Cosmetic Surgery and Hand Surgery. Dr. Tim is one of a select group of surgeons in Australia who is a dual diplomate with subspecialty training.

Dr. Tim has been practicing the art of plastic surgery since 2003 and has served as Past President of the Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS AU), and on many international committees including the Educational Sub-Committee for the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) and as Regional Vice-Chair for Australasia for the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS US). He is also a Reviewer and Commentator in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal (ASJ), a peer-reviewed international journal focusing on scientific developments and clinical techniques in aesthetic surgery. 

Dr. Tim is presently in private practice in Sydney where his three clinics are all equipped with state-of-the-art technology. While Dr. Tim's medical school honours and board certifications attest to his knowledge, his surgical skill and dedication to patient care are the basis of his greatest recognition. A frequent lecturer and speaker both nationally and internationally, he has appeared on radio shows, and is regularly consulted and quoted in the print media.

Dr Naveen Somia

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Dr. Naveen Somia

Naveen Somia PhD., FRACS is a registered and highly regarded Plastic Surgeon and Past President of ASAPS, with over 17 years of surgical and non-surgical expertise. Trained in Plastic Surgery in both Melbourne and Sydney, Dr Somia underwent additional training in Cosmetic Surgery in the USA, where he completed a PhD in eyelid reanimation and facial nerve paralysis. As Scientific Convenor of the Non-Surgical Symposium for 5 years, Dr Somia has an eye for emerging technology and ground-breaking innovation in the surgical and non-surgical sector; which he then delivers to attendees of the ASAPS Non-Surgical Symposium via the education program. 


Dr Jeremy Wilson

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Dr. Jeremy Wilson

Mr Jeremy Luke Wilson MBBS, FRACS (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery)

Jeremy is a Specialist Plastic Surgeon from Melbourne with an appointment at The Royal Melbourne Hospital. 

His clinical area of special interest is in Facial Aesthetic Surgery and Regenerative Fat Transfer. He also has interests in Aesthetic Reconstruction for Advanced Facial Skin Cancer and Microsurgical Head and Neck Reconstruction.



  1. Small group cadaver dissections and practical injections
  2. Videos, lectures & talks
  3. Hands-on demonstrations
  4. Live demonstrations

Group 1

Anatomy lectures and videos

Group 2

Live dissection and techniques on cadaver – face, neck focusing on danger zones in small groups, with a rotation every 20-30


Group 1

Live dissection and techniques on cadaver – face, neck focusing on danger zones, in small groups, with a rotation every 20-30

Group 2

Anatomy lectures and videos


  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

* Coffee breaks and lunches included


  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


Hotel X, Brisbane

Just minutes from the bars of Howard Smith Wharves the boutiques of James Street and the best restaurants and clubs in Brisbane, Hotel X literally marks the spot. Brisbane’s infamous Valley will fulfil your every craving – from silky flat whites to cutting edge interiors, and high-end fashion to the latest live music, whatever pleasure you can imagine is on offer and on-demand.

Need a place to rest your head after exploring The Valley? Hotel X provides all the essentials, including high speed WiFi, a flat screen smart TV to stream your favourite movies, series and sport, and, of course, a Lavazza espresso machine to shake off the dust of last night and kick start the morning.

Many more amenities are only a tap away, with breakfast in bed, valet service and your favourite newspapers and magazine all available through your own in-room tablet, made to serve your every need.

$320 Room Only 

Check in: 3pm
Check out: Before the workshop

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All rooms cancelled less than 14 days prior to arrival are subject to a cancellation fee of the full length of the cancelled booking, to the applicable credit card provided at the time of booking. If the event must be cancelled, all accommodation bookings will be cancelled without penalty.

All reservations must be guaranteed with a valid credit card at time of booking. This does not constitute as payment.

Upon check in, a payment for accommodation is required in full (if not prepaid in advance), plus an additional $100.00 AUD per night to guarantee incidental costs. After settlement of the bill, any remaining funds will be returned to the guest who supplied the photo identification; providing there is no outstanding amount owed. Please note also; a valid form of photo identification must also be supplied upon check in.

Upon check in, a pre-authorisation is required to guarantee the accommodation in full (if not prepaid in advance), plus an additional $100.00 AUD per night to guarantee incidental costs. After settlement of the bill, any remaining funds will generally be released between 5-10 working days, depending on the credit card and individual bank policies.





This educational activity has been approved in the RACS CPD Program. RACS Fellows, Specialist International Medical Graduates (SIMGs) and surgeons participating in the RACS CPD Program can claim one point per hour in Educational Activities..

Participation in this activity will be entered into your RACS CPD which can be accessed through ehub.

Intensive Cadaver Lab with Hands-On, Live Injection Workshop

Thursday, 22 June 2023
Brisbane, Australia


Please contact The Production House Events by email on or by phone on (03) 9020 7055 if you have any general enquires about this event.