Speakers

Keynote speakers

 

Dr Sabine Zenker 

 

Sabine Zenker, MD, dermatologist, founded her own clinic for dermatology and dermatological surgery in Munich, Germany, in 2003. In her daily work she offers both general and aesthetic dermatology. Dr. Zenker is an internationally renowned expert for non- and micro-invasive aesthetic procedures designed to rejuvenate the face and body. Her passion is to conduct clinical research for established as well as innovative technologies and treatment methods. Dr. Zenker carries out clinical trials, publishes articles in medical journals as well as in the general press, and is also a member of national and international dermatological associations as well as of the editorial boards of medical publishers. For many years now she has been a valued speaker and trainer for aesthetic dermatology around the globe. Furthermore, as a member of various scientific boards, she is jointly responsible for conceptually designing selected conferences. By working in her practice and passing on her knowledge, Dr. Zenker consistently pursues her goal: to help the patient in the best way possible. For more information, please visit www.dr-zenker.de.

 

 

Mr Peter Callan MBBS, FRACS, MBA

 

Peter Callan is a Plastic Surgeon in Geelong, Victoria, Australia. After obtaining his Plastic Surgery Fellowship in 1993 he did fellowships in Canniesburn Hospital Glasgow, Radcliffe Infirmary Oxford, The Cosmetic Surgery Hospital and Toronto General Hospital Toronto, and Providence Hospital Michigan.

His main surgical interests are rhinoplasty, eyelid surgery, facelift surgery and breast surgery. He was a Councillor with the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons from 2003 until 2011, and was President from 2009-2011. He is co-convenor of the triennial rhinoplasty conference in Australia, a unique collaboration between Plastic Surgeons and ENT surgeons, the most recent of which was in October 2015. He also has a keen interest in simplifying rhinoplasty concepts with 3-D representations.

His main non-surgical interests relate to the safe and aesthetic use of fillers and botulinum toxin. Peter has run over 50 cadaver workshops on facial anatomy, and is a faculty member of Bryan Mendelson’s Melbourne Advanced Facial Anatomy Course (MAFAC). He has also been on the Medical Advisory Boards for Allergan and Galderma. With his friend and colleague Steven Liew, Peter is co-founder of Complete Face App, the world’s first digital encyclopaedia of facial injectables.

 

Dr Kate Morlet-Brown

 

Dr Kate Morlet-Brown is a consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon who has a specialist interested in Facial Aesthetics & Functional Facial Reconstructive Surgery.

Kate first qualified from The University of Western Australia in 1990; since then she has successfully completed her internationally recognised qualifications in Medicine, Dentistry and Surgery in London United Kingdom, Melbourne Victoria and in Perth, Western Australia. 

Kate consults from her private rooms in North Fremantle, Western Australia, and operates at several specialist surgery centres throughout the Perth Metropolitan region. Kate’s interests include all aspects of oral-facial surgery, especially implantology, orthognatic surgery and facial form. Providing functional solutions to patients using the best minimally invasive procedures possible, especially for patients with bruxism & masseter hypertrophy. This incorporates Facial Aesthetics, facial rejuvenation, injectables, laser and light based therapies. 

Kate has a very keen and strong passion for clinical education, and is regularly requested to present at international conferences, provide clinical trainings for other specialists, and works with several organisations to better patient safety and outcomes. 

 

Dr Nimah Corduff

 

Dr Niamh Corduff graduated from Charing Cross Hospital Medical School in London, UK, in 1984. She began her training in plastic surgery in 1988 before emigrating to Melbourne, Australia where she completed her training and attained her Australian FRACS in 1993. Since then Dr Corduff has been a Consultant Plastic Surgeon in private practice, based in both Geelong and Melbourne, Victoria.

Dr Corduff developed an interest in non-surgical rejuvenation, applying the knowledge and principles of plastic surgery to aesthetic medicine and opened the Cosmetic Refinement Clinic in Geelong in 2004.  She has since been teaching injectable techniques and been an invited speaker at meetings and conferences.

Dr Corduff has also demonstrated expertise in breast surgery, having been actively involved in research and published in various surgical journals and textbooks. She has regularly been an invited speaker and panelist at international plastic surgery meetings.

Dr Corduff was President of the Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery from 2008 to 2010. She is currently a clinical trainer and consultant for Merz Australia. 

 

Dr Natasha Cook

 

Doctor Natasha Cook MBBS (Hons) FACD, is an Australian Dermatologist. Dr Cook completed her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery with honors’ and went on to complete specialist training as a cosmetic and surgical Dermatologist FACD. She is a member of the Australasian College of Dermatology, American Academy of Dermatology, International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology and resides on multiple advisory boards. Dr Cook is a national trainer for numerous aesthetic products used in the treatment of facial ageing and facial rejuvenation. Dr Cook is an expert in Cosmeceutical skin care.

Doctor Cook practices at her clinic - Darlinghurst Dermatology Skin & Laser Clinic, a leading Medical, Surgical & Cosmetic Dermatology practice in Sydney. The boutique style clinic offers world class expertise, specializing in acne, scarring, rosacea, skin cancer, lasers, facial rejuvenation procedures and cosmeceutical skincare.

Dr Cook is actively involved in teaching and education with a focus on facial anatomy, aesthetic dermatology, skincare science and skin rejuvenation.

Dr Paul Rosser

 

Dr Paul Rosser is an ophthalmologist and oculoplastic surgeon working in Auckland at Auckland Eye and with a public hospital appointment in the Eye Department at Greenlane Hospital. He completed fellowship training in oculoplastics at Moorfields Eye Hospital from 1989-1991 and for the past 25 years has had a sub-specialty practice mainly involving eyelid surgery. Since 2000 he has run a busy oculoplastic fellowship training program in Auckland for overseas ophthalmologists wishing to work in oculoplastic surgery. With the recent increase in interest in eyelid and mid-face rejuvenation his practice has developed a more cosmetic flavor, particularly with regard to upper and lower blepharoplasty surgery. With the advent of soft tissue fillers in the peri-ocular region he has championed the technique of injecting with cannulas and has represented Galderma in demonstrating this procedure. Dr Rosser was a tutor for many years preparing the ophthalmology candidates in eyelid and orbital anatomy and will share some of the relevant aspects of this anatomy with respect to the use of soft tissue fillers in the region.

 

 

Woodrow Wilson  

  

Woodrow Wilson is a Melbourne based commercial photographer who founded Clinical Imaging in 2013. 

His work merged into the medical and plastics industry over the last few years, combining his photography skills with his interests in science and technology. Photography is a fundamental key component of modern medical practice in plastics and cosmetic surgery.

Clinical Imaging Australia was founded to be a leading service provider whose mission is to improve photographic outcomes, impact patient care and commercial drivers like time efficiency, data management, compliance and marketing.

Woodrow is an ambassador and lecturer for Leica Australia and his corporate assignments have included work for leading brands such as Disney, Boeing, Allergan and Condé Nast. Woodrow routinely volunteers for not for profit organisations such as Interplast, Oaktree and Stand Up. 

 

 

Kylie Ryan

 

Kylie Ryan, the founder of The Tough Stuff has over 20 years clinical and training experience in mental health and sexual health – with specific expertise in prevention of suicide, sexual violence, and drug and alcohol related harm.  She is currently the Wellbeing Educator at The University of Auckland working on the prevention of such issues for over 35000 students, and training staff University wide.

The presentation will focus on the influences of social media on young men and woman, and the correlation to body image and mental health issues.  What you need to be aware of as clinicians, and practical tips on how you can ensure that you are assisting clients to make decisions that consider the issues of a generation who have grown up in a time where how you appear online can be changed at the stroke of a button.

 

Surgical Skills workshop 

Mr Mark Izzard MBBS, FRACS (ORLHNS) 

 

Mark is a Head and Neck Surgeon and a founding director at the Skin Institute and the Mercy Head and Neck Centre.  He fellowship trained in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at Green Lane and Facial plastics and microvascular reconstruction at the University of Washington.  Marks spends most of his time removing and reconstructing head  and neck cancer, but also has a large facial plastics practice concentrating  on rhinoplasty and blepharoplasty.  He is clinical director of appearance medicine at Skin Institute, a role that he shares with Dr. Sarah Hart.

Mark enjoys teaching and mentoring GP’s and training registrars and is also a senior lecturer at Auckland University and Guest Faculty at the division of Facial Plastics at Stanford University in California.

 

Dr Hans Raetz

Hans graduated from Essen Medical School in Germany in 1991 and commenced surgical training in traumatology. After moving to Great Britain in 1995 he continued his surgical training in the North-East Surgical Rotation and, following his qualification as MRCGP in 1998 the family moved again, this time to Queenstown, New Zealand.

He then worked as a GP at Queenstown Medical Centre and was awarded fellowship of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners in 2005.

After taking an interest in Cosmetic Medicine and setting up Central Otago’s only Cosmetic Medicine Clinic he gained Membership of the New Zealand Society of Cosmetic Medicine in 2008. In 2006 he established Phlebology services in Queenstown and is now involved in the non-surgical treatment of Varicose Veins for Skin Institute.  His strong interest in surgery has led to Skin Institute Queenstown becoming the multidisciplinary centre for Skin Cancer and Phlebology services in Central Otago.

Hans has always been pushing for new services and facilities in his community. After commissioning an Urgent Doctor Centre in Sunderland, England he managed the planning and construction phase for Queenstown Medical Centre in 2001, Remarkables Park MC in 2005 and Skin Institute Queenstown 2005 with branches in Invercargill, Dunedin, Alexandra and Gore over the following years.

Hans has been involved in teaching and governance as a Senior Lecturer with Otago University and the College of GPs from 2000 to 2007 but has concentrated his efforts since then on the development of local surgical services and his role as President of the NZ Society of Cosmetic Medicine.

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