EDUCATIONAL COORDINATORS

Some of the best microsurgery and breast surgery specialists in the world
have teamed up to make our Postgraduate Diplomas programs.

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JIAN FARHADI MD,
PD FMH Plast

Consultant and Director Department of Plastic Surgery at St Thomas’ Hospital London, UK.
Associate Professor University of Basel, Switzerland.

FIELD OF EXPERTISE

Breast Reconstruction

Lower Limb Reconstruction

Perineal Reconstruction

MEDICAL EDUCATION

University of Basel, Switzerland

Hôpital de la Pitié-Salpétrière, Paris, France

TRAINING IN PLASTIC SURGERY

University Hospital Basel, Switzerland

Yale University, New Haven, USA

St Thomas’ Hospital London, UK

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CRISTINA
GARUSI MD

Senior Vice Director Chirurgia Plastica at Instituto Europeo di Oncologia, Milano

FIELD OF EXPERTISE

Breast reconstructive surgery

Supermicrosurgery (lymphedema)

MEDICAL EDUCATION

Università degli Studi di Verona

TRAINING IN PLASTIC SURGERY

Università di Padova

Università di Milano

Canniesburn Hospital Glasgow

Instituto Europeo di Oncologia

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STEFAN
HOFER MD

Chief Division of Plastic Surgery at the Departments of Surgery and Surgical Oncology, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada.
Professor of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, University of Toronto.

FIELD OF EXPERTISE

Breast Reconstruction

Soft Tissue and Bone Sarcoma (Extremities, Trunk, Pelvic) Reconstruction

Facial and Head & Neck Reconstruction

Gynaecology and Urology Cancer Reconstruction

MEDICAL EDUCATION

University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

TRAINING IN PLASTIC SURGERY

University Medical Centre Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands.

Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Bernard O’Brien Institute of Microsurgery at St. Vincent’s Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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MARCO
INNOCENTI MD

Professor in Plastic Surgery and Director of Plastic and Reconstructive Microsurgery at Florence University / Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy

FIELD OF EXPERTISE

Reconstruction of extremities

Microsurgical bone and soft tissue reconstruction

Hand surgery

Congenital

Pediatric microsurgery

Head and neck reconstruction

MEDICAL EDUCATION

University of Florence

TRAINING IN PLASTIC SURGERY

University of Brescia Microsurgery Center

Louisville Hand and Microsurgery Centre (USA)

Chinese University Prince of Wales Hospital (Hong Kong)

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FREDERIC
KOLB MD, PD

Chief of the Plastic Department of the Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif. France

FIELD OF EXPERTISE

Head and neck reconstruction

Skull base surgery

Breast oncology and reconstruction

Limb reconstruction

Oncologic dermatology

Bioengineering

MEDICAL EDUCATION

Medical School Bichat. Paris VII

TRAINING IN PLASTIC SURGERY

Institut Gustave Roussy

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NICOLAS
LEYMARIE MD, MSc

Consultant of Plastic Surgery at Gustave Roussy Cancer Campus Grand, Paris

FIELD OF EXPERTISE

Head and neck reconstruction

Breast oncologic surgery Breast reconstruction

Limb reconstruction Dermatologic surgery

Soft tissue sarcoma

MEDICAL EDUCATION

University Denis Diderot, Paris

TRAINING IN PLASTIC SURGERY

Gustave Roussy, Cancer Campus Grand Paris

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JAUME
MASIÀ MD, PhD

Professor and Chief, Department of Plastic Surgery at Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau (UAB). Barcelona, Spain.
Chief of the Breast Reconstructive and Lymphedema Unit. Clinica Planas, Barcelona

FIELD OF EXPERTISE

Breast reconstruction

Supermicrosurgery (lymphedema)

Genital reconstruction

Head and Neck reconstruction

MEDICAL EDUCATION

Universitat de Barcelona

TRAINING IN PLASTIC SURGERY

Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford University, UK

Hospital de la Santa Creu I Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain

Hospital de la Vall d’Hebrón, Barcelona, Spain

Institut Kaplan, Barcelona, Spain

Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, UK

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ALEX
NISTOR MD

Lecturer at Victor Babes University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timisoara, Romania.
Plastic Surgery Consultant at Emergency Clinical County Hospital Timisoara, Romania

FIELD OF EXPERTISE

Perforator flap training

Experimental microsurgery

Supermicrosurgery

MEDICAL EDUCATION

Victor Babes University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timisoara, Romania

TRAINING IN PLASTIC SURGERY

Centro Traumatologico Ortopedico, Torino, Italy

Ente Ospedaliere Cantonale, Locarno, Switzerland

BAZ Miskolc, Hungary

Emergency Clinical County Hospital Timisoara, Romania
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GEMMA
PONS MD, PhD

Head of Microsurgery Unit. Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), Barcelona, Spain

FIELD OF EXPERTISE

Breast reconstruction

Supermicrosurgery (lymphedema)

Genital reconstruction

Head and Neck reconstruction

MEDICAL EDUCATION

Universitat de Barcelona

TRAINING IN PLASTIC SURGERY

Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain

Hospital de la Vall d’Hebrón, Barcelona, Spain

Hospital Central de Asturias, Oviedo, Spain

Universitair Ziekenhuis, Ghent, Belgium

Charleston Memorial Hospital, Charleston, US

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ERIC
SANTAMARIA MD

Professor in Reconstructive Microsurgery, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department Hospital General Dr. Manuel Gea Gonzalez and Instuto Nacional de Cancerologia

FIELD OF EXPERTISE

Breast reconstruction

Head and Neck surgery

Limb reconstruction

Facial palsy

MEDICAL EDUCATION

Medical School. Anahuac University (Incorporated to the National University of Mexico. Mexico City)

TRAINING IN PLASTIC SURGERY

Dr. Manuel Gea Gonzalez General Hospital Mexico City

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. New York, N.Y

Microsurgery and Upper Extremity Clinical Fellowship. Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Taipei, Taiwan

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SINIKKA
SUOMINEN MD, PhD

Vice-Director and Adjunct Professor Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

FIELD OF EXPERTISE

Breast reconstruction

Head and neck reconstruction

Genital reconstruction

Supermicrosurgery (lymphedema)

Facial Palsy

MEDICAL EDUCATION

Helsinki University

TRAINING IN PLASTIC SURGERY

Helsinki University Central Hospital

Chang-Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

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KOENRAAD
VAN LANDUYT MD, PhD

Associate Professor at the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium

FIELD OF EXPERTISE

Breast reconstruction

Pediatric surgery

Lower limb reconstruction

Supermicrosurgery (lymphedema)

MEDICAL EDUCATION

Ghent University Hospital

TRAINING IN PLASTIC SURGERY

Villain XIV Hospital, Maasmechelen&-Sint-Jacobus Hospital, Tongerem. Belgium

Ghent University Hospital

H.Hart Hospital, Oostende, Belgium

Dijkzigt Hospital, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Med. Höchschu-le Hannover, Germany

UNDERGRADUATE / POSTGRADUATE EDUCATIONAL COORDINATOR

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CARMEN VEGA
MD, PhD

Consultant and associate profesor Plastic Surgery Department Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau.

FIELD OF EXPERTISE

Head & Neck reconstruction

Limb reconstruction

Soft tissue sarcoma reconstruction

Oncologic dermatology

MEDICAL EDUCATION

Medical School – Oviedo University (Spain)

TRAINING IN PLASTIC SURGERY

University Hospital of Asturias (Spain)

INTERNATIONAL FACULTY

RMES faculty members are internationally recognised leaders in microsurgery and breast surgery.
They play an active role in the International surgery and microsurgery communities, serving as experts and speakers at major conferences and courses.

Joan Albanell MD, PhD

Hospital del Mar,
Barcelona – Spain

Robert Allen MD

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Medical University of South Carolina, New York University – USA

Christoph Andree MD

Sana Kliniken Düsseldorf,
Düsseldorf – Germany

Juan Pablo Aracil MD, PhD

Consorcio Hospitalario provincial de Castellón, Spain

Sühan Ayhan MD

Gazi University faculty of Medicine,
Ankara – Turkey

Agustí Barnadas MD, PhD

Hospital de Sant Pau,
Barcelona – Spain

Helena Bascuñana MD, PhD

Hospital de Sant Pau,
Barcelona – Spain

Phillip Blondeel

Ghent University Hospital,
Ghent – Belgium

John Boorman BSc (Hons), MB, ChB, FRCS (Plast)

Queen Victoria Hospital,
East Grinstead – UK

M.E Buncamper MD

VU Medical Center,
Amsterdam – The Netherlands

Ming-Huei Cheng MD

Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
Taiwan

Yener Demirtas

Lymphest Plastik Cerrahi Kliniği
İstanbul- Turkey

Jian Farhadi MD, PD, FMH Plast

St. Thomas Hospital,
London – UK

Manuel Fernández MD

Hospital de Sant Pau,
Barcelona – Spain

Cristina Garusi MD

European Institute of Oncology,
Milan – Italy

Alexandru Georgescu MD, PhD

Plastic and Reconstructive Microsurgery – “Recovery Hospital”,
Cluj-Napoca – Romania

Mat Griffiths, BMedSci, MBBS, MD, FRCS(Plast)

Mid- Essex Hospitals NHS Trust,
Essex – UK

Moustapha Hamdi MD, PhD

Brussels University Hospital,
Brussels – Belguim

Stefan O.P. Hofer, MD, PhD, FRCS(C)

UHN Toronto General Hospital,
Toronto – Canada

Joon Pio Hong, MD, PhD, MMM

Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan, Seoul – Korea

Marco Innocenti MD, PhD

Ospedale Careggi,
Florence – Italy

Frederic Kolb MD, PhD

Institut Gustave Roussy,
Paris – France

Isao Koshima MD, PhD

Tokyo University Hospital,
Tokyo – Japan

Maija Kolehmainen MD

Helsinki Univ. Hospital,
Helsinki – Finland

Hannu Kuokkanen MD, PhD

Tampere University hospital,
Tampere – Finland

Laurent Lantieri MD, PhD

Henri Mondor Hospital,
Creteil – France

Xavier León MD, PhD

Hospital de Sant Pau,
Barcelona – Spain

Nicolas Leymarie, MD, MSc

Institut Gustave Roussy,
Paris – France

Manel Llusà MD, PhD

Hospital Vall d’Hebrón,
Barcelona – Spain

Susana López MD, PhD

Hospital de Sant Pau,
Barcelona – Spain

Jaume Masià MD, PhD

Hospital de Sant Pau,
Barcelona – Spain

Joan Carles Monllau MD, PhD

Hospital de Sant Pau,
Barcelona – Spain

Stan Monstrey MD, PhD

Ghent Univ. Hospital,
Ghent – Belgium

Antonio Moral MD, PhD

Hospital de Sant Pau,
Barcelona – Spain

Alex Muset MD, PhD

Hospital de Sant Joan de Déu,
Esplugues de Llobregat – Spain

Peter Neligan MB, FRCS(I), FRCSC, FACS

Center for Reconstructive Surgery at University of Washington, Seattle – USA

Milomir Ninkovic MD, PhD

Hospital Bogenhausen,
Munich-Germany

Alex Nistor MD

Pius Branzeu Center,
Timisoara – Romania

Stefano Pompei MD, PhD

San Pertini Hospital,
Roma-Italy

Gemma Pons MD

Hospital de Sant Pau,
Barcelona – Spain

Ma Angeles Pardo MD

Clínica Asepeyo,
Sant Cugat – Spain

López Pousa MD, PhD

Hospital de Sant Pau,
Barcelona – Spain

Lucian P. Jiga, MD, PhD

Evangelisches Krankenhaus, European Medical School.
Oldenburg – Germany

Miquel Quer MD, PhD

Hospital de Sant Pau,
Barcelona – Spain

Venkat Ramakrishnan, MS, FRCS (eng), FRACS (Plastic Surgery)

Mid- Essex Hospitals NHS Trust,
Essex – UK

Arup Ray MB BS, MS (Gen Surg), FRCS (Ed) , FRCS (Glas), FRCS (Plast)

Glasgow Hospital,
Glasgow – UK

Eduard Ruiz- Castañé MD

Fundació Puigvert,
Barcelona – Spain

S. Raja Sabaphathy MS (Gen) M Ch (Plastic) FRCS (Edin) MAMS

Ganga Hospital,
Coimbatore – India

Eric Santamaria MD

Hospital General “Dr. Manuel Gea Gonzalez”,
Mexico City- Mexico

Giorgio de Santis MD

University of Modena & Reggio Emilia, Modena – Italy

Joaquim Sarquella MD

Fundació Puigvert,
Barcelona – Spain

Dirk J. Schaefer MD, PhD

University Hospital Basel,
Basel – Switzerland

Sinikka Suominen MD, PhD

Helsinki Univ. Hospital,
Helsinki – Finland

Jin Sup Eom, MD, PhD

Asan Medical Center,
Seoul-Korea

T.C. Teo MD Hons, FRCS Ed, FRCS Plast

Queen Victoria Hospital,
East Grinstead – UK

Pierluigi Tos MD

Gruppo Interdivisionale di Microchirurgia dell’Azienda Ospedaliera C.T.O, Torino – Italy

Erkki Tukiainen MD, PhD

Töölö Hospital, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki – Finland

Koenraad Van Landuyt MD, PhD

Ghent Univ. Hospital,
Ghent – Belgium

Carmen Vega MD

Hospital de Sant Pau,
Barcelona – Spain

Jyrji Vuola MD, PhD

Helsinki University Hospital
Helsinki – Finland

Juan Carlos Zambrano Bürgl, MD, MsC

Hospital Universitario San Ignacio, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana.
Bogotá – Colombia