Guest Professors

Each year the Advanced Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Workshop welcomes top surgeons from around the world.

This year we are fortunate to have as our guest professors:

Bahman Guyuron

Dr. Bahman Guyuron is a graduate of Tehran University Medical School. He completed a residency in general surgery at Boston University in 1978 and a residency in plastic surgery at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation in 1980. Dr. Guyuron also completed a fellowship in craniofacial surgery at Toronto University Hospital for Sick Children in 1980. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Guyuron has served as Director of the Section of Craniofacial Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation (1981-1983), Chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery at the former Mt. Sinai Medical Center (1986-1993). After serving as the Division Chief for 14 months and chairing the Department that he founded for almost 8 years at University Hospital Case Medical Center and Case School of Medicine, he has transitioned to private practice in January 2015 with full continued commitment to residency education and research within the department that he has developed, under the title of Emeritus Professor.
Starting his career with a primary focus in craniofacial surgery, Dr. Guyuron has since applied these principles to aesthetic surgery, where he has developed an international reputation for his innovations in rhinoplasty and facial aesthetic surgery. Over the last 16 years, he has captured the attention of the medical and surgical communities with the development of the surgical treatment of migraine headaches with over 40 peer reviewed publications on this topic alone.
Dr. Guyuron has published over 250 articles in peer-reviewed journals, 57 book chapters, and 5 textbooks. He currently serves as Editor in Chief of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. He serves as an Associate Editor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Additionally, Dr. Guyuron has been intimately involved in the education of plastic surgery through his participation in over 1275 presentations at regional, national, and international conferences. He has lectured in over 30 countries and has served as a Visiting Professor in every respected US medical school. He is a member of 10 professional organizations. Dr. Guyuron has served in leadership roles in numerous professional organizations in plastic surgery, including the American Board of Plastic Surgery where he served as a director from 2005-2011. He also served as the President of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons, Aesthetic Surgery Education and Research Foundation, The Rhinoplasty Society, Northeast Ohio Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons and Ohio Valley Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons. He has received numerous awards for his accomplishments from every prestigious plastic surgery organization. He also serves on the board of several civil and public organizations. His entrepreneurial activities include inventions of multiple medical and non-medical devices.

Claude Le Louarn

Former President of SOFCEP in 2001 and of SOFCPRE in 2010 (the french society for plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery), Dr Le Louarn is currently sitting at the “Conseil des Sages” of the SOFCPRE and chairs its Aesthetic Chapter. He also founded the Vigilance committee of this scientific society – which he dedicated to safety of medical technologies and devices. He is also the President of French commission for Standardization of Aesthetic Surgery Services and the french representative to ICOBRA.

In the aesthetic field, he developed among other techniques: the Concentric Malar Lift, the High Superior Tension Abdominoplasty, the use of variable concentrations in botulinum injections, and more recently the Hyo Neck Lift which enables more sustainable results

Mario Pelle Ceravolo

Board certified in General Surgery at the University of Rome and in Plastic Surgery at the University of Rio de Janeiro and Rome. Former President of the Italian Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (AICPE). Chairman of AICPE International President of the International Medical Academy. Member of several international societies (ISAPS, ASAPS, ASPS etc). Travelling Professor for the ISAPS. Has published over 70 papers in international reviews mainly on aesthetic surgery.

Author of a two volumes book on “ Aesthetic surgery of midface and neck”, a 2011 publication. He is Professor of plastic surgery at the University of Padova, Italy. Director of Dissection Course Program at the University of Vienna. Chief of Plastic Surgery at the Hesperia Hospital, Modena and Villa Margherita, Rome.

Official reviewer of Aesthetic Surgery Journal and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal Global Open. Appointed with the Hinderer Prize by EASAPS in 2012 and by the Raymond Vilain Award by the ASAPS in 2014.

He is deeply dedicated to teaching in surgical dissections courses on cadavers and international congresses. He teaches in two University Master Courses and lectures in several worldwide courses of aesthetic surgery. He has been in practice in plastic surgery for the last 30 years and has performed over 20.000 operations in this field.

Local Faculty

Stephen Gilbert

Stephen Gilbert

Bryan Mendelson

Bryan Mendelson

Steve Merten

Steve Merten

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