Further information on our Speakers will be available soon.
We are delighted to have these very distinguished Speakers confirmed:
Dr Sabrina Fabi
Sabrina Fabi, MD is a double board-certified Dermatologist and Cosmetic Surgeon, who is an assistant clinical professor at the University of California, San Diego. She is an associate and associate research director at Goldman Butterwick Fitzpatrick Groff & Fabi, Cosmetic Laser Dermatology, and is actively involved in multiple injectable, laser, and sclerotherapy clinical trials. Dr. Fabi has authored 95 medical articles, in addition to co-authoring 15 book chapters. She has also lectured nationally and internationally, in over 28 countries and is a regular medical correspondent on Fox5 News San Diego. She has also been featured on the Latin-American television network Univision, as well as the CBS show “The Doctors.” She is a repeat recipient of the Patient’s Choice Award, as well as the Compassionate Doctor’s Award, Doctor’s Choie Award and Realself 100 award.
Dr Greg Goodman
Greg Goodman, MBBS, FACD, MD, GradDipClinEpi, has been a practicing dermatologist for more than 20 years. His areas of specialty include skin cancers, Mohs micrographic surgery, lasers in dermatology, cosmetic dermatology, facial aging and the treatment of acne and acne scarring. He is an associate professor at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. He is chief of surgery at the Skin and Cancer Foundation of Victoria.
Greg is a national trainer for numerous temporary dermal fillers and is a member of several international editorial boards and advisory committees. He has always had a keen interest in skin care and skin therapeutics, and has published extensively on acne and acne scarring and the use of botulinum toxin, fillers, and lasers. His current research interest is skin aging. This interest has seen him develop the My Beauty Potential program. MBPs aim is to achieve long term effective outcomes via a systematic, integrated process of education, assessment and treatment planning. The MBP website was launched in April 2014.
Associate Professor Goodman has travelled the world to speak and lecture on a variety of dermatologic subjects including lectures in Australia, the United States, Singapore, New Zealand, Tokyo, Malaysia, the Philippines and Mexico. As part of these travels, he has been a guest lecturer for the International Society of Cosmetic Surgery, the World Congress of Dermatology, the American Academy of Dermatology, the Australasian College of Dermatology, the New Zealand Dermatological Society, and the International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology.
Associate Professor Goodman's research has been published in such respected medical journals as the British Journal of Dermatology, Medical Journal of Australia, Australian Journal of Dermatology, Dermatological Surgery, and the American Journal of Clinical Dermatology.
Dr Dan Kennedy
Dr Kennedy attended Medical School at the University of Queensland from 1979 completing his M.B.B.S. in 1984.
He did his internship and Junior House Officer jobs at Princess Alexandra Hospital before spending a year as a Senior House Officer at the Frenchay Plastic Surgery Unit in Bristol. He returned to Australia performing a year of General Surgery before beginning advanced training in Plastic Surgery at Princess Alexandra Hospital, Royal Brisbane Hospital and Royal Children’s Hospital.
He finished his training with a year in London at Mount Vernon in 1992. As a Senior Registrar in a busy plastic surgical unit he covered the full gamut of plastic surgery procedures but specially focussed on facial reanimation surgery.
Dr Kennedy went on to do a Cosmetic Fellowship at the Wellington Hospital in London before returning to Australia to set up private practice in mid 1993. Since that time, he has worked as a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at the Mater Adults Hospital in Brisbane and run a successful private practice specialising in the areas of facial and breast surgery including a large component of injectable treatments.
Dr Kennedy is an examiner for the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, the Director of Medical Services and CEO at Pacific Day Surgery and the Head of Unit at the Mater Adult Hospital in Brisbane. He is the Secretary of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons; past Secretary of the Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons; Consultant for Australian College of Remote and Rural medicine and Board member of Australian Skin Cancer Academy.
Dr Yen Yu Yates CHAO
Yates is well-known as an expert in cosmetic dermatology, active lecturer and trainer across continents and keynote speaker in major conferences of aesthetic medicine.
During his medical practice of over 20 years, he innovated and published many injection and operation techniques, broadened the usage of different devices and products, and made many procedures easier, more efficacious and safer.
He kept on refining of aesthetic medical practice to an artistic level and he is now the medical director of CHAO Institute of Aesthetic Medicine training doctors from around the world. He is now on advisory boards of the leading brands of filler ranges, neuromodulators, medical devices and cosmeceutica/pharmaceutical products.
His novel acne scar surgery techniques reconstructing skin surface irregularity and volume deficiency, are like a fine art of the skin. Dr. Chao's lectures, workshops and demonstrations all reflect his experienced clinical perspectives and his glamorous talents. His creativity is easily visible in his works of medical treatments, writing, painting, calligraphy and photography.
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 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.
Dr Simone Doreian
MMBS (Hons 1) FRACGP FCPCA DRANZCOG. Specialist Cosmetic Physician
Dr Simone Doreian is a well–respected, specialist qualified Cosmetic Physician.
Since 2004, she has worked alongside one of the pioneering plastic surgeons in the field of cosmetic medicine at Erase Aesthetic Clinic in Melbourne, Australia.
With a strong procedural and academic background in anaesthetics and ICU at the Alfred Hospital Melbourne, and as a former specialist in women’s health, Simone is well placed to share her unique insights in to patient desires and expectations.
Simone’s gentle, artistic approach with the latest non-surgical cosmetic techniques has built her a strong reputation amongst patients and fellow doctors. Her passion is teaching injectables, guided by the principals of surgical proportion and the harmony of natural beauty.
She is a popular international presenter and has educated many thousands of doctors in Europe, Scandinavia, NZ and Australia.
She is a passionate educator of fellow colleagues in Aesthetic Medicine.
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.
Dr Hart lectures on the use of dermal filler and botulinum toxin on the international stage and trains practitioners across Australasia and China in facial rejuvenation techniques. She has been an Allergan Advisory Board member since 2007 and enjoys sharing the benefits of Cosmetic Medicine with a wide audience as with her work on three seasons of the TV series "Ten Years Younger in Ten Days"
“Dr Hart is one of twelve doctors personally chosen by Dr Mauricio Di Maio for current mentoring in his MD Codes techniques of injecting filler.”
Dr Paul Nola
Paul Nola is a graduate of Auckland Medical School. He has a background in General Practice and founded Ponsonby Cosmetic Medical Clinic in 2002.
He is the Education Officer for NZSCM and an Allergan Trainer.
Assoc. Prof. Lee Collins
AM MSc FACPSEM MARPS
Lee has is retired Director of the Medical Physics Department at Westmead Hospital but retains an Honorary appointment. His interests are in laser and ionising radiation safety, radiology, and nuclear medicine.
He lectures on medical laser technology, bioeffects and safety, is Chairman of the Standards Australia medical laser committee (which is responsible for AS/NZS 4173), and is involved with drafting international laser safety standards for the International Electrotechnical Commission committee TC76 as an Australian representative.
He was made a Member of the Order of Australia in 2003, and is a Conjoint Associate Professor in the School of Medicine, Western Sydney University.
Lynette is a well known television actor who has worked consistently in the acting industry for over 20 years.
Her most recent role is on the award winning Australian television show “800 words”.
Previous to her acting career she was a professional ballet dancer, another industry founded on aesthetic perfection.
Lynette is Australian born of Chinese heritage and it is with this background that she looks forward to sharing her experience as an asian face in a western world.
Dr Kathleeya Stang-Veldhouse, MD, MPH
Dr Kathleeya Stang-Veldhouse is an ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgeon for the Auckland District Health Board, is a supervisor of the Greenlane Clinical Centre Acute Eye Clinic, and Director of the City Aesthetics Clinic.
She graduated from the University of Chicago with a dual degree in the biological sciences and psychology in 2001. Kathleeya obtained her Masters in Health Management and Policy from the University of Michigan in 2003 and went on to receive her medical degree from Rush Medical College in Chicago.
Following her training in ophthalmology at the University of North Carolina, Kathleeya completed the clinical fellowship in oculoplastic, reconstructive, and lacrimal surgery at the University of Auckland in 2013.
Dr Kirshni Appanna
Dr Kirshni Appanna completed her training in South Africa, before moving to New Zealand with her husband in 1996. She divides her time between a successful group practice in Hamilton and Jeunesse MedSpa which she founded 12 years ago.
Kirshni was one of the first graduates of the New Zealand Society of Cosmetic Medicine. She is extremely passionate about educating others and has been an education officer within the society since 2012. She also teaches medical students and is a trainer for Merz Aesthetics. She was one of two doctors to introduce to New Zealand the Vampire series of treatments and provides training to Australasian injectors.
Kirshni has extensive experience in injectables, light based therapy, platelet rich plasma, with skin health being her passion.
Exhibitor Presentation and Workshop Speakers
Mondeal Aesthetics: Dr William X L Wu
Dr William X L Wu graduated from UNSW medical school and later completed his PhD in surgery also at UNSW. He specialises in periorbital surgery, liposuction, autologous fat transfer, thread lifts, injectables, skin rejuvenation using PRP and various energy based devices. He has a special interest and focus on clients with an Asian ethnicity, due to their unique aesthetic requirements and skin types.
Dr Wu is currently the Director of Ciao Beauty Cosmetic Clinic in Sydney CBD. He is also the Asia-Pacific trainer for Galderma.
Croma/Kosmedical: Dr Adam Rish
Dr Adam Rish (BMedSc MB BS BA(Hons) MFA FACAM FCPCA) is Vice President and Fellow of the Cosmetic Physicians College of Australasia. He has been involved in laser and cosmetic medicine since 1985. He speaks and publishes internationally on cosmetic and laser medicine. He has given over 40 papers at conferences in Australia and overseas in the past 12 years. His clinic, Laserase, specialises in minimally invasive cosmetic surgical and laser aesthetic procedures. He is a founding director of Kosmedical a company that distributes Korean aesthetic devices, including the Agnes RF, Plasma BT and LFL PDO threads in Australia.
Promedical: Michelle Channon
Promedical Educator Michelle Channon is well recognized in the aesthetic dermal arena, having specialized in education for some 20 years. She has worked closely with Dr Des Fernedez and Dr Andrew Christie, world renowned specialists in automated needling. At NZCAM Michelle will be introducing the latest advancements and new technology in scar revision.
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