University of Toronto
Peter A. Adamson, OOnt, MD, FRCSC, FACS, is recognized as an international leader in facial plastic surgery. He studied head and neck surgery at the University of Toronto and was awarded the prestigious McLaughlin Fellowship to study cosmetic facial surgery at Tulane University in New Orleans. He established his private practice in Toronto in 1981, and currently has a private clinic in Yorkville in mid-town Toronto.
Dr. Adamson is on staff at The Toronto General Hospital in the University Health Network. He is Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Toronto. Dr. Adamson lectures nationally and internationally on the latest advances in cosmetic facial surgery. He has contributed more than 235 scientific publications to the medical literature, and made hundreds of medical presentations and surgical demonstrations in 40 countries. Dr. Adamson published Fabulous Faces, the critically acclaimed patient guide to cosmetic facial surgery.
Dr. Adamson’s expertise includes eyelid and facelift surgery, cosmetic and reconstructive nasal surgery, revision nasal surgery, endoscopic rejuvenation, laser resurfacing, Botox, and facial fillers as well as other facial plastic surgery procedures. He has served as President of both the Canadian and American Academies of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and has received numerous honours and awards for his professional contributions. He was instrumental in creating the board examination and is past President of the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and current President of the International Board for Certification in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is also President and Founder of the Face the Future™ Foundation, a humanitarian organization that sponsors overseas missions for surgeons to operate on underprivileged children with congenital and traumatic facial deformities.
Dr. Adamson was appointed to the Order of Ontario, the Province of Ontario’s highest honour, in December of 2016. This distinction was in recognition of Dr. Adamson’s surgical teaching, professional leadership and humanitarian missions.
Asan Medical Center,
University of Ulsan
College of Medicine
Prof Yong-Ju Jang’s main clinical activity is rhinologic surgery, especially rhinoplasty. He is one of world-renowned rhinoplasty surgeons in the field of Asian rhinoplasty.
Dr Jang has published many papers on rhinoplasty, and is an author of widely read text book, practical septorhinoplasty. He is also interested in basic science in rhinology. He published many papers on the role of rhinovirus on the pathgenesis of sinusitis.
Publications Appeared in Peer Reviewed International Journal
135 papers on peer review international journals on rhinoplasty including followings:
Charing Cross Hospital
Mr Hesham Saleh MBBCh, FRCS, FRCS (ORL-HNS) is a consultant rhinologist/facial plastic surgeon at Charing Cross Hospital. He is also an honorary senior lecturer of ENT surgery at Imperial College, London. Mr Saleh is a leading international figure in rhinoplasty, both cosmetic and functional, and in sinus surgery. His work in complex rhinoplasty and sinus surgery is well-recognised nationally and internationally. He was selected by The Times as one of Britain’s top 140 doctors and one of the top 50 surgeons. He was also listed by Tatler magazine as one of the top 30 British cosmetic surgeons and best for noses. Mr Saleh is President Elect of the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery (EAFPS) and current President of the British Society of Facial Plastic Surgery (BSFPS). He is the Past President of the section of Laryngology and Rhinology in the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) and holder of the W. J. Harrison Award for the greatest contribution towards advancement of knowledge in the section. Mr Saleh is also an elected council member of the British Rhinological Society (BRS). He is regularly invited as an international expert in rhinoplasty and sinus surgery to conferences worldwide. He is the co-director of the London rhinoplasty course and teaches in several similar courses across the UK and abroad. Mr Saleh has published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles and several book chapters on rhinoplasty and sinus surgery. He is the chairman of the editorial board of The Journal of ENT Masterclass.
Prof. Dr. Ozcan Cakmak is an European Board certified Facial Plastic Surgeon from Istanbul, Turkey. He worked in academic positions at universities in Ankara, and Istanbul, then passed to private practice in Istanbul at 2014. His practice is solely on surgical and nonsurgical rejuvenation of ageing face, and rhinoplasty. He is currenly Rejuvenation Focus Group Chair of European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery, and annually organises an international meeting on ageing face surgery in Istanbul, named FACEISTANBUL.
School of Medicine,
Prof. Ji Yun Choi is a noted ENT and facial plastic surgeon from South Korea. He is a associate Professor of Department of Otorhinolaryngology Chosun University College of Medicine, Gwangju, Korea. He is a member of the Korean Society of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Korean Society of the Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery. He had a fellowship as a visiting professor at University California Medical Center in Sacramento, USA. He passed the board examination of American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery(2013) and International Board of Cosmetic Surgery (2007). Every year he has been organized “The International Chosun Aging Face Symposium” focused on surgical facial rejuvenation. He has been published 50 papers and 3 facial plastic books. He had over 100 live surgeries and over 100 major presentation for rhinoplasty,blepharoplasty, facelift, browlift and reconstructive surgeries internationally.
Research Institute, Konyang University
College of Medicine
Jae-Woo Jang, MD, PhD.
Vice President of Kim’s Eye Hospital, Seoul, Korea.
Senior consultant of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Kim’s Eye Hospital, Korea.
President of Korean Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery;
Specialty: Aesthetic lid surgery, lacrimal surgery, & orbit.
Advisory Board of Korean College of Cosmetic Surgery.
Member of Asia-Pacific Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery,
Member of European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery,
Assistant professor of Ajou University College of Medicine, Suwon, Korea (2000~2002).
Clinical Fellowship in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery from Yonsei University Medical Center, Seoul, Korea & Keio University, Tokyo, Japan.
Ophthalmology Residency from Yonsei University Medical Center, Seoul, Korea.
Graduate from Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
The ENTific Centre
Dr Soo is a passionate educator in both ENT and Facial Plastic Surgery. He has published widely, presented internationally as well as organising conferences and hands on workshops in ENT and FPRS.
He has written in several book chapters including “Asian Rhinoplasty “ in the world’s first online resource in Rhinoplasty at www.rhinoplastyarchives.com.
Dr Soo has also co-edited 2 books with Dr. C Sinrachtanant, Thailand
Belo Medical Group
Dr. Ed Yap has profound interest in rhinoplasty. He has published articles in local and international journals and has contributed manuscript chapters in books of renowned authors. He is a dedicated leader in rhinoplasty education in the Philippines. He revolutionized the structured concept of aesthetic nasal surgery in the Philippines. His popular technique of Sail Excision for management of hanging ala has been widely used by local and international surgeons. He has vast experience in using e-PTFE as dorsal graft material. He is frequently invited as faculty in meetings and workshops locally and international. He holds annual RhinoMaMa (Rhinoplasty Masterclass Manila) which is gaining popularity in Asia.
Veterans Memorial Medical Center
Graduate – University of Santo Tomas, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, 1980
Residency – Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital, 1982-1985
Fellowship – Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, NY NY, USA, 1986
Graduate School – Master of Hospital Administration, College of Public Health, University of the Philippines Manila, 2001
Past and Present Positions Held:
Past President, ASEAN Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2009-2016
Past President – Philippine Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Past Chair – Philippine Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Fellow, Philippine College of Surgeons
Diplomate and Fellow – Philippine Society for Cosmetic Surgery
Honorary Fellow, Ho Chi Minh City Cosmetic Surgery Society, Vietnam
Director and Board Examiner, Philippine Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Past Director and Board Examiner, Philippine Board of Cosmetic Surgery
Former Director, International Federation of Facial Plastic Surgery Societies
Academic and Hospital Positions:
Associate Professor, University of the Philippines College of Medicine-Philippine General Hospital, Department of Otorhinolaryngology
Professor, Far Eastern University-Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.
Chairman, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Manila Doctors Hospital
Chief, Section of Facial Plastic Surgery, Department of ENT-HNS, The Medical City
Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital,
University of Indonesia
Trimartani Koento, MD, PhD is board certified by the Indonesian Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgeon. She received her medical education at the University of Indonesia, Residency at Medical Faculty, University of Indonesia, and has several training in Facial Plastic and Reconstruction.
Dr. Trimartani joined the faculty at the University of Indonesia, Dr Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital in 1995 at the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Otorhinolaryngology. She is recognized as an expert in the field, lecturing nationally and internationally on her facial plastic techniques. She was the Director of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Division, Otorhinolaryngology University of Indonesia in 2004- 2008. She organized several national and international Courses in Septorhinoplasty and Maxillofacial Reconstruction. At present, she is the Residency Program Secretary of Otorhinolaryngology – HNS, University of Indonesia, and General Secretary Indonesian College of Otorhinolaryngology – HNS.
Dr Choladhis Sinrachtanant is one of ASEAN’s founding father in facial plastic surgery with over 30 years of experience. He is the Founding President of the FPRS Association of Thailand. Dr Choladhis was also a founding Board Director for the ASEAN Academy of FPRS, the Asian FPS Society and the Pan Asia Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery.
His practice is diverse and his special interest is double eyelid surgery and the management of complicated implant rhinoplasty. Elsevier has recently published Dr Choladhis Sinrachtanant’sShort Incision Technique for Asian blepharoplasty.
Dr Choladhis Sinrachtanant was also a serving Senator of The Kingdom of Thailand in 2006.
Dr. Joseph Amado Jay Galvez, MD, is one of the pioneers at the forefront of Facial Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery in the Philippines. He has been Course Director and Organizer of the Minimally Invasive Facial Aesthetic Surgery (MIFAS) course which has been running yearly in Manila since 2006. He has zealously strived to impart the fundamental anatomic concepts and facial aesthetic and plastic surgery principles thru copious lectures, live demonstrations and fresh frozen cadaver dissections to aspiring physicians not only in the Philippines but also in the Asia-Pacific region. As Chairman of the Department of Otorhinolaryngolgy-Head and Neck Surgery and Chief of the Section of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at the University of the City of Manila- Ospital ng Maynila Medical Center, he is very active in his consultancy, mentoring medical students and residents alike. He is a Fellow of the Philippine Society of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He is currently President of the Facial Aesthetic Plastic Core of ENT Surgeons (FACES) and has personally mentored all of its Fellows. He is also a founding member of the Philippine Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (PAFPRS). Dr. Galvez is also an international Faculty for Allergan Medical Institute and has conducted hands-on training, clinical facilitations on Botox and Juvederm injections and performed countless fresh frozen cadaver masterclasses both locally and abroad.
Taichung Veterans General Hospital
Dr. Chih-Wen Twu is one of the leading facial plastic and reconstructive surgeons in Taiwan. He received his M.D. degree from National Taiwan University, and was certified with the board of Taiwan Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery and the board of Taiwan Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He was the chief of Department of Otolaryngology at Zhudong Veterans Hospital and is now a faculty of Department of Otolaryngology at Taichung Veterans General Hospital, which is the largest governmental tertiary medical center in the midst of Taiwan. He is an assistant professor of National Yang-Ming University, National Defense University and Overseas Chinese Institute of Technology. He also serves as a member of Hospital Medical Affairs Committee in Taiwan Otolaryngological Society. Dr. Twu specialized in rhinology, sinonasal surgery, nasopharyngeal surgery, facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. He is the director of annual TCVGH rhinoplasty hands-on Dissection Course since 2007, which is one of the most popular dissection courses in Taiwan.
President, 9th World Congress of Facial Plastic Surgery, 2020
Treasurer, Executive Board, International Federation of Facial Plastic Surgery Societies
Taiwan Rep., International Federation of Facial Plastic Surgery Societies
Taiwan Rep., Pan Asia Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Taiwan Rep., Asian Facial Plastic Surgery Society
Executive Director, Taiwan Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Supervisor, Taiwan Rhinology Society
Editorial Board, Taiwan Otolaryngological Society
Staff, Dept. of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung
Clinical Associate Professor, National Defense University, Taipei
Assistant Professor, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei
Tri-Service General Hospital,
National Defense Medical Center
Director of Dr Kao Hope Aesthetic Clinic
Part-time Attending Physician in Dept. of OTO-HNS, TSGH; Milano and La Mer Aesthetic Clinic
Medical Student, National Defense Medical Center (NDMC), July 1985-June 1992
Fellowship in Basal Skull and Facial Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, UCSD, January 1-December 31, 2003
Executive Director of Taiwan Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (TAFPRS)
Director of Chinese Society of Cosmetic Surgery and Anti-aging Medicine (CSCSM)
Vice Chairman of Facial Plastic Educational Committee of Taiwan Otolaryngological Society (TOS)
Committee member of Cosmetic Medicine Certification of Joint Commission of Taiwan
Taiwan Otolaryngological Society (TOS), Taiwan Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (TAFPRS), Asian Facial Plastic Surgery Society (AFPRS), Pan-Asia Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (PAAFPRS)
TSGH Rhinoplasty, Facial Rejuvenation Workshop and Fresh Cadaveric Dissection, Live Surgery Courses, since 2009
Rhinoplasty, Blepharoplasty, Face Lift, Facial Rejuvenation Surgery, and Basal Skull Surgery
Publications: (related to FPS)
Mrs Anjana Haridas is currently a full-time NHS Consultant Ophthalmologist (eye doctor) at the Cardiff Eye Unit, University Hospital of Wales (Heath Hospital) and Bridgend Eye Unit, Princess of Wales Hospital.
Dr Anjana graduated from Cambridge, where she earned a double 1st class degree, and then Oxford University Medical School. She completed most of my ophthalmology training in the East of England Deanery and has been an ophthalmologist for 13 years.
She was fortunate to have the opportunity to complete three world-renowned oculoplastic fellowships in Cambridge, Australia (Brisbane) and Moorfields Eye Hospital in London (with Professor JRO Collin in Europe’s largest eye hospital). She therefore has particular expertise in Eyelid, Lacrimal (tear drainage) and Orbital (eye socket) reconstructive surgery.
Special Interests and procedures
Areas of interest include eyelid cancer, thyroid eye disease and paediatric oculoplastics.
The following procedures are included in her scope of work:
Research, Awards and Teaching
Dr Anjana is actively involved in national and international research and has previously been awarded a Fight for Sight Award for research into Thyroid Eye Disease. She currently train international and national fellows in oculoplastic surgery. She is a member of multiple professional organisations, including BOPSS (British OculoPlastic Surgical Society).
Professor and Consultant,
Department of Otorhino-laryngology
Head & Neck Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh,
Mr. Sameer Ali Bafaqeeh is a university professor in King Saud University, College of Medicine, Otolaryngology Department, Program director of KSU Facial Plastic fellowship, Facial Plastic Division Chairman & Chairman annual international Rhinoplasty & Otoplasty courses. Received higher surgical training from University Hospital of George August (Gottingen West Germany), He has trained as a clinical fellow in facial plastic surgery in Oregon Health Sciences University (Portland, Oregon, USA) Under supervision of Prof. Ted Cook. He has invited for lectures in various national & international facial plastic surgery meetings and published many scientific papers as well as authored chapters related to facial plastic surgery in reference books.
Since started He is passionate about teaching these skills in King Saud University Facial Plastic fellowship program, Otolaryngology Residency program, and runs the first middle east advanced Rhinoplasty & Otoplasty courses in SAUDIA ARABIA, and he is a faculty of various national and international workshops and courses.
Senior Consultant Otolaryngologist Trained in Facial Plastic Surgery
Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
National University of Singapore
Mr Sandeep Uppal graduated from University of Delhi, India in 1990. He completed his residency in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery from University of Delhi, India in 1995. Subsequently he trained and qualified as a Specialist in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery in the UK. He is a Fellow of both the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
Mr Uppal served a one-year fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery conducted by the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery. He then completed the certification process of the International and European Boards of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He was awarded the Claus D. Walter Award for Academic Excellence by the International Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in 2012. He has also served a one-year fellowship in Advanced Rhinology and Endoscopic Anterior Skull Base Surgery conducted by the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
Mr Uppal’s research and clinical interests have resulted in numerous publications in peer reviewed international journals as well as presentations at various international courses, workshops and conferences. He was awarded a PhD by the University of Leeds, UK in 2012. He is actively involved in teaching and examining undergraduate and postgraduate medical students. He serves as a Director on the Governing Council of Pan Asia Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Diplomate, The American Board of Ophthalmology
Head, Orbit & Oculofacial Surgery, Dept of Ophthalmology
Adjunct Faculty, Dept of Pediatrics
National University Hospital, National University of Singapore
Dr Gangadhara Ganga, DO, FRCSEd, FAMS, obtained his basic training from Chennai, India followed by a residency and advanced subspecialty training in Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery & Ocular Oncology from the Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, USA. He specializes in the diseases and surgery of the Eyelids, Lacrimal system, Orbit & Oculofacial diseases with special interest in Ophthalmic Oncology including Retinoblastoma, Orbitofacial Trauma, Thyroid Eye Disease. Committed to clinical and surgical excellence, he is a regional and international expert in his field, travels extensively with invited named lectureship and keynote addresses at various international subspecialty meetings. His special interest and contributions to the fields include minimally invasive surgery (orbital and endoluminal duct recanalization (ELDR)), complex orbitofacial trauma reconstructions, Thyroid Orbitopathy and and vascular lesions of the orbit. He has trained Fellows from Singapore, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, India, Thailand, Iran, Syria, the United Kingdom & Nepal. He has authored numerous scientific papers in his field, including editing a book on Orbital Fractures – Principles, Concepts & Techniques. He serves in several leadership capacities in various national, regional and international professional societies including currently serving as Vice President of the Singapore Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (SSOPRS) and has received numerous awards by various societies in the Asia Pacific region and beyond.
Consultant, Head of Service, Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Department of Otolaryngology
Changi General Hospital
Dr Ian Loh heads the Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Service in The Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. He serves as a committee member in the Chapter of Otolaryngologists, Academy of Medicine Singapore and is a core faculty member in the Singhealth Residency programme.
Senior Consultant / Clinical Director
Oculoplastic /Aesthetic Services
Singapore National Eye Centre
Dr Chai-Teck CHOO is the past president and founding member of Asia Pacific Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He has organized and conducted numerous regional oculoplastic teaching courses. He has spearheaded the studies on the important microscopic anatomical features of oriental lower and upper eyelids. Invited by numerous hospitals in the region he has travelled widely to impart his oculoplastic surgical skills. He is an Editorial Board Member, ORBIT Journal and an Invited Editorial Board Reviewer of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Journal. In 2008, he received APAO Distinguished Service Award for the meritorious services in Ophthalmology in the Asia-Pacific region. Currently he is the Senior Consultant of Oculoplastic Surgery and Clinical Director of Aesthetic Service in Singapore National Eye Centre.
Consultant Otolaryngology (ENT)
Director of ENT Surgeons,
Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
Dr Dennis Chua MBBS, MRCS (Edin), MMed (ORL), did his medical undergraduate at the National University of Singapore and subsequently completed his Otorhinolaryngology residency in Singapore. He was awarded the Health Manpower Development Plan to pursue a 1-year clinical fellowship in Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery with Professor Stephen Park from 2013-2014 at University of Virginia where he operated with full privileges. Dr Chua is currently the Director of ENT Surgeons, Medical Centre at Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre. He is also the ENT Lead Tutor for Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine.
Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Changi General Hospital
Dr Lee Tee Sin, MBBS, MRCS (Edin), MMed (ORL), FAMS (ORL), upon completing his Otorhinolaryngology training was awarded the Health Manpower Development Plan to pursue a 1-year clinical fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery with the University of Toronto, Canada. This is a prestigious fellowship program endorsed by the Educational and Research Foundation for the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and is widely respected by the medical community. He also achieved the highest international score in the 2014 IBCFPRS examination, administered in Washington, D.C. in cooperation with the ABFPRS, and was honored with the Claus D. Walter Award for Academic Excellence at the AAFPRS Fall Meeting in Orlando. He then completed the board certification process in 2017 and is a Diplomate of the International Board for Certification in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Dr Lee is presently a Consultant in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery in Changi General Hospital and is the Deputy Director of the Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service. He is active in teaching and is a Clinical Senior Lecturer in the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. He is Visiting Consultant to the Singapore National Eye Centre, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital and Ng Teng Fong General Hospital. He is also the past Honorary Treasurer and present Vice President of the Society of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Singapore.
Associate Consultant, ENT
Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Dr Valerie Tay is a consultant with the Otolaryngology department in Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH), where she leads the Facial Plastic Surgery service.
She completed a one year fellowship in Facial Plastic Surgery with Dr Moon Hyoung Jin in Seoul, South Korea.
She is a sought-after speaker for loco-regional courses. She is a certified trainer for Merz Aesthetics (Belotero and Radiesse fillers), and has also conducted courses for Galderma and Allergan to train other doctors. She is also a co-author for chapters in facial plastic surgery textbooks, such as Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Department of Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
Singapore General Hospital / Sengkang Health / SingHealth
Dr Edward Zhang completed his Otorhinolaryngology training in 2016, and worked as an Associate Consultant in Singapore General Hospital, before embarking on a 1-year surgical fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery with Dr Stephen Park and Dr Jared Christophel at the University of Virginia, USA. Upon returning to Singapore in July 2018, he will helm the service of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Singapore General Hospital and Sengkang General Hospital.