Dr Zack Ally graduated from Brighton & Sussex Medical School and completed an intercalated Bachelor of Sciences with Upper Class Honours in Surgery and Anaesthesia at Imperial College London.
His academic achievements include a medical student prize with the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS) and the International Congress of Medical Sciences (ISCOMS). He has published in the British Journal of Surgery and has written textbooks for medical students.
Dr Ally is the Founder and Medical Director of Derma Medical. He is An experienced Aesthetic Doctor, National Trainer & International Speaker in the industry and balances his NHS commitments alongside his private aesthetic work. He has had experience with some of the country’s largest corporates in Harley Street, West London and the South East, including The Harley Medical Group and more recently Transform Cosmetic Surgery Group, where he regularly performs all 18 Basic and Advanced neurotoxin & Dermal Filler procedures, Sclerotherapy, Obagi prescription-based skincare treatments, Intralipotherapy body sculpting treatments and the Silhouette-soft one-stitch facelift.
Dr Ally is the Spokesman and Key Opinion Leader for Aesthetic manufacturers Intraline where he regularly gives media talks, patient reviews and open-evening live conference presentations. Being at the forefront of Aesthetic Medicine training regulations, Dr Ally is also a board member of Teoxane’s Educational Steering Committee – an organisation committed to raising standards of training and education in cosmetic injectables and safety in practice worldwide. Having devised an accredited landmark-based aesthetic training curriculum and formed many links in the industry with product manufacturers and aesthetic recruitment corporates, Derma Medical training academy helps delegates train safely, and find work upon completion.
In 2016 Dr Ally was shortlisted as a finalist for ACW’s prestigious Entrepreneur of the Year award.
Dr Sanah Qasem is a full-time NHS Doctor and Aesthetic injector performing the latest basic and advanced neurotoxin (Botox), Dermal filler treatments, Silhoutte one stitch face lifts, chemical skin peels/rejuvenating therapies and intralipotherapy body sculpting treatments. She divides her aesthetic work between busy clinics in Harley Street and Euston in London and working for the UK’s leading Aesthetic company – Transform Medical Group. Dr Qasem is also board member of Teoxane’s Educational Steering Committee – an organisation committed to raising standards of training and education in cosmetic injectables and safety in practice worldwide.She is also a Medical Advisory board member for the aesthetic production company – Intraline.
Dr Qasem graduated from medical school with distinctions and has been awarded prizes for academic and clinical excellence, as well receiving merits for Teaching and Leadership. Alongside this, she has been chosen twice as the Teaching lead for trainee doctors across trusts in South East England. It is her experience in clinical education with her knowledge and passion for Aesthetic medicine that has led her to becoming non surgical trainer at Derma Medical.
Dr Qasem is a talented injector, using her individual techniques and developing landmarks to teach the latest techniques in as many as 18 different commonly requested treatments. Her honest and quality-driven approach with her attention to detail sets her apart as a practitioner in this field.
Anne Marie has a wealth of knowledge of the Aesthetic Industry. Having worked for one of the UK’s largest providers for over a decade her experience is second to none in this field.
Her past positions include a wide breadth of multifunctional senior roles where she has been accountable for the formation, management and growth of the non surgical business. Responsible for overseeing the day to day non surgical function of 25 clinics, she specialises in new Clinics openings, recruitment and training of Clinic Staff, and of course extensive product knowledge. She also has a creative marketing flair which has proved invaluable in the past to promote non surgical products and treatments.
Anne Marie also managed a very successful large flagship Clinic and therefore fully understands the importance of the ‘patient journey’, including consultations, managing the patients expectations, following best practice and overseeing patient aftercare. She believes her ‘hands on’ approach’ has always been the key to her success.
She has attended many conferences and training sessions both in the UK and abroad and as a result has extensive contacts within the Industry.
She is happy to share her knowledge and advise and support delegates considering starting their own business or indeed applying to one of the larger corporates.
Mike Sherwood oversees all training, model and clinic bookings in the UK and internationally and manages our team of training and clinic administrators who handle all customer-facing enquiries. Mike also has responsibility for all marketing activities internationally and manages all our websites, marketing campaigns and social media. Mike joined Derma Medical at our launch and has focussed on developing the brand and growing our customer base worldwide.
Mike has spent the last 15 years working in sales and marketing and previously ran his own technology recruitment firm for 5 years before finding his calling in marketing. He is passionate about using technology and the Internet to promote businesses that offer fantastic products in order that they can realise their full potential.
Maria has worked within the flagship Clinic of the largest UK Corporate Aesthetic Chains for the last 12 years, initially as Office Manager and then progressed to the Non Surgical Manager.
During her time spent as Office Manager she introduced and executed many new systems and procedures which lead to the slick operation of a very successful Clinic.
As Non Surgical Manager she achieved a high level of retention which was down to her customer care, product knowledge and passion for the industry.
Maria has worked with key Doctors and Dermatologists within the industry who have contributed to her vast knowledge of treatments and procedures.
Shai works as a Lead Coordinator for Derma Medical ensuring training events are run as smoothly and efficiently as possible. Shai comes from a background of aesthetics, having previously worked as an assistant clinic manager. Her main focus is attention to detail and impeccable customer service providing an unmatched experience for all Derma Medical clients.
Tamara is part of our administrator team, working to book clients in for the clinic, booking in models and co-ordinating delegates for training days. She deals with any incoming emails and phone enquiries. Tamara is always around and happy to deal with your queries, please don’t hesitate to contact her with any questions you may have.
Emily helps to co-ordinate the training days for our delegates, as well as organise bookings for cosmetic models. Emily has a background in digital marketing and helps to manage our social media pages as well as being on hand to answer incoming telephone and email enquiries.
Poppy Carter helps to co-ordinate training days and the clinics for cosmetic models. She answers incoming email and phone enquiries and also helps to manage our social media pages and website. Poppy is always on hand to deal with enquiries. So please don’t hesitate to drop her a line with any questions.
Alice handles enquiries from training delegates and books in patients and cosmetic models for our clinics and training days. She assists with answering emails, messages and phone enquiries on a daily basis. Alice previously worked as front of house for a large UK chain of health spas and takes pride in providing a great service.
Natalie handles the Australian enquiries from delegates and models. She assists with answering emails, messages and phone enquiries on a daily basis.
Natalie is a Nurse and has worked as a cosmetic injector. She has experience in consulting, treating and educating clients regarding aesthetic medicine and after care advice. Natalie also has a history of working in Specialist Medical administration.
UK Training Team
Dr Mark Holmes is a full time aesthetic and anti-aging doctor based at The Mcindoe Centre in East Grinstead.
He is a former plastic surgery registrar and has been in the cosmetic industry for over 10 years.
He is on the International Advisory Board for Neogen Plasma Skin Regeneration and is actively involved in research.
Mark has been using threads for over 5 years and devised the techniques taught on this course to give maximum results with minimum discomfort and downtime.
Dr Rami Khalil is a graduate of the University of Liverpool Medical school. He has worked as an NHS Doctor in the North Central Thames deanery as well as travelling overseas to provide medical aid at various refugee camps worldwide.
He is an experienced aesthetic practitioner who holds certification in basic, advanced and even masterclass techniques. After completing his training he began providing successful mobile aesthetic services and has generated a large following of clients particularly in Essex and East London. In 2017 he will be spreading his practice to West London where he has a brand new state of the art clinic opening.
Dr Rami has been a key contributor to Derma Medical from our origins as a clinical co-ordinator and teaching assistant. He functions as a designated medical prescriber for non-prescriber delegates and utilises his experience and friendly nature to ensure that all our delegates and models have the best training experience every time.
Dr Chike Emeagi MBBS MRCS MBA PGCert (Aes Med), obtained his Medical Degree from St Bartholomew’s and The London Hospitals School of Medicine and Dentistry. He also holds a Business Degree from Imperial Business School.
Dr Emeagi started his clinical career in Surgery with his training covering General Surgery, Burn’s Trauma Intensive Care, Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery, Trauma and Orthopaedics. He was an Anatomy Demonstrator to Medical Students at Cambridge University for 6 months and is a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS).
He is a fully qualified and experienced Aesthetic Doctor, and has completed Advanced and Masterclass training in Aesthetic Facial Rejuvenation Techniques and Essential Skin Health Therapies. He has a broad based Aesthetic experience having worked within the Transform Cosmetic Surgery Group as well as Destination Skin.
Dr Emeagi is currently pursuing a Masters (MSc) in Aesthetic Medicine at Queen Mary, University of London, where his areas of interest include natural facial contouring and volume replacement procedures especially non-surgical face-lift techniques.
Dr Ghauri is a gradulate of Liverpool medical school. She is currently a GP partner and an accredited GP trainer in central Manchester. She is passionate about teaching and brings an experienced calm approach to training.
She has been an aesthetic doctor for a number of years, providing a wide range of non-surgical treatments in a successful clinic in Cheshire. She is well versed in wrinkle reducing injections, filler treatments and multiple uses of lasers. She is a highly regarded practitioner in the Cheshire and Manchester areas.
Dr Luke Conway is a trainee in burns and plastic surgery currently working at Whiston hospital in Liverpool. He graduated from the University of Liverpool with his degree in medicine and surgery alongside a research masters. Luke is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS).
Luke has completed all derma medical courses and practices aesthetics alongside his NHS work. He regularly performs all techniques at thriving clinics in the Merseyside region”
Luke is an extremely keen teacher, having been the educational lead for the local medical school surgical association in previous years. With aesthetic procedures, he enjoys demonstrating the practical aspects of injecting and guiding course delegates to achieve the best possible results.
Dr Kam Lally graduated in Medicine from the University of Oxford and went on to complete an academic post with an Honorary Lectureship at the University of Leicester. He then went on to train as a GP and currently practices in the Midlands. He is also the Royal College of General Practitioners’ Education and Communication Lead for the East Midlands.
He has been working as an Aesthetic Doctor for several years and is skilled in advanced procedures using botulinum toxin and dermal fillers. He prides himself on his thorough approach focussing on attention to detail and clear communication.”
Dr Harriet Turnbull graduated with honours from Brighton and Sussex Medical School in 2014 before moving to London for specialty training, gaining experience in A&E, surgery and acute medicine. She is now completing her training to become a General Practitioner in South West London.
Dr Harriet has completed advanced and masterclass training in botulinum toxin and dermal fillers and practices aesthetic medicine at Meliór clinic on Harley Street. She is a passionate teacher and focuses on building confidence in practitioners new the field of aesthetics.
Dr Amrit Thiara graduated MBchB with Distinction from Keele Medical School. He currently works as a full-time NHS doctor in Warwickshire specialising in Anaesthetics and Intensive Care.
Amrit is a fully qualified aesthetic doctor and completed all his training in Basic, Advanced and Masterclass techniques with Derma Medical.
He has since founded Tiara Aesthetics, and runs clinics across the Midlands. Amrit is very keen on teaching and training, his excellent communication skills and calm approach ensures delegates feel both knowledgeable and confident in all aspects of aesthetic medicine.
Dr. Mark Gorman is plastic surgery registrar working in London and is the founder and Director of Rejuvedoc Ltd. His main interests in the non-invasive cosmetic industry relate to advance line (i.e. botox), contour (filler) and skin treatments (such as skin peels). In addition to being an active tutor on the facial aesthetics circuit.
He has also published and presented work on national and international stage. As a registrar member of BAAPS and BAPRAS, he brings a rare academic rigour to the world of non-invasive aesthetic medicine.
Dr Mark Gorman has developed and trains Derma Medical’s PDO Thread Lift Training Course.
Dr. Maya Shahsavari is a UK based Surgical Doctor with a particular interest in Head and Neck and Plastic Surgery. As a General Medical Council registered doctor and a member of the Royal College of Surgeons, she has experienced hands and artistic eyes with your best interest at heart.
She is also a formally trained and registered cosmetic doctor; providing you with the most popular celebrity inspired treatments, using the highest quality products on the market, in a luxury London based clinic.
Dr Maya Shahsavari has developed and trains Derma Medical’s PDO Thread Lift Training Course.
Dr Rebecca has been a qualified medical doctor since 2007 having specialised in anaesthetics, and has been qualified in delivering aesthetic treatments since 2013. She has completed advanced and masterclass training and has her own private clinic in a discreet location in Ferring, West Sussex.
Before joining the Derma Medical team she was a non-surgical trainer at the Royal College of GPs in London, sharing her skills and expertise with doctors and dentists who wish to embark on a career within facial aesthetics. Dr Rebecca is an associate member of BCAM and a registered practitioner with ACE, the Aesthetics Complication Expert group.
She is passionate about good skin care from the inside out, and has a keen aesthetic eye, specialising in natural results on people.
Dr Emma Sloan graduated from Brighton and Sussex Medical school in 2009. She practices as a GP on the south coast. Dr sloan divides her NHS work between general practice and urgent care. She is currently doing a masters in leadership.
Dr Sloan has been working as an Aesthetics doctor for 5 years and works for an aesthetics clinic by the sea. She enjoys consulting and prides herself on her creative aesthetic eye.
Dr Lauren Hamilton graduated from Brighton and Sussex Medical School in 2012 and more recently has obtained a MSc in Medical Education (Merit) from UCL. She works as an NHS doctor in the field of surgery. Since medical school, she has had a keen interest in aesthetics and now works as a non-surgical trainer in London for Derma Medical. Dr Lauren has undertaken training, offered by Derma Medical, in botulinum toxin and dermal fillers, basic through to masterclass level, and practices as an aesthetic doctor in London.
Dr Chris Rennie MBBCh, MRCS (Eng), is a graduate of The University of Wales College of Medicine (Cardiff University) and has 12 years experience in hospital medicine and surgery, including General Surgery, Ear Nose & Throat, Burns & Plastics reconstructive surgery and 8 years of specialist registrar training in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery. He has worked at major teaching hospitals, major trauma centres and tertiary referral centres in Wales and the South of England.
He has worked in the aesthetics industry for 6 years in the Hampshire and Sussex area, having attained foundation, advanced and Masterclass level aesthetics training with Derma Medical (and other training providers) in the UK.
As a keen sharer of knowledge and experience, he thrives on being in a teaching environment and engaging with like-minded people looking to embark on their own aesthetics journey. He believes in providing general advice and support to all, whatever their level of background training and experience.
Rebecca graduated from Hull York Medical School in 2011 and works part-time as a GP. She set up her own aesthetics business in 2014 and offers advanced aesthetic treatments in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, and Norfolk.
Rebecca has a passion for making people feel better and has developed an artistic eye for improving facial aesthetics.
She is currently completing her Level 7 through Derma Medical and has achieved excellent status with SaveFace.
Dr Baldeep Farmah graduated with an MBBS from St Matthew’s University and has been working for the NHS for over 10 years. He currently works as a part-time doctor with the NHS in Worcestershire, specialising as a Consultant Psychiatrist. Dr Baldeep Farmah has been involved in various training, teaching, health publications, and research projects during his service for the NHS.
Dr Baldeep Farmah is also a fully qualified aesthetic doctor who has completed all his training in Basic, Advanced and Masterclass techniques with the elite Derma Medical Training Academy and is skilled in Botulinum Toxin (Botox) and Hyaluronic Acid (Dermal Fillers).
Dr Baldeep Farmah’s passion and commitment for education has enabled him to remain keen on constantly learning, therefore, making him astutely knowledgeable.
Whilst working for the NHS part-time, Dr Baldeep Farmah is also Medical Director of Dr Aesthetica, an aesthetic and advanced skincare clinic. This company has grown from a small room into a large clinic and is based in south Birmingham.
Dr Pooja Patel graduated from University College London after having completed her MBBS and a BSc in Medical Neuroscience. She more recently was awarded a Distinction for a PGCert in Aesthetic Medicine and continues to strive for academic excellence by regularly publishing work in international journals and conferences.
She is currently working as a clinical fellow in Dermatology, to further her knowledge and expertise in skincare and facial aesthetics, as well as completing a post-graduate Master’s Degree in Aesthetic Medicine alongside her NHS commitments.
She is fully qualified in all levels of injectable techniques, which she first learnt with Derma Medical, and now runs her own successful clinic, RISE Aesthetics, in the heart of St Johns Wood. She is passionate about helping patients achieve transformative results offering in-depth skincare consultations, Alumier Md chemical peels, Botox, dermal fillers and liquid facelifts.
Dr Patel aims to support safe and expert practice within the Aesthetic and Cosmetic Dermatology arena and is registered with the British Association of cosmetic Dermatologists and The Aesthetic Complications Expert Group.
Dr Chirag Patel qualified from Liverpool Medical School in 2006 and has been performing aesthetic procedures since 2008. He holds a diploma in clinical dermatology and currently works as GP with a special interest in dermatology and skin surgery for the NHS. He enjoys teaching, holds a PGCert in medical education and is a GP trainer.
He is the director of DR SKIN, a cosmetic clinic in Leicester where he particularly enjoys helping clients with scarring and pigmentation disorders to achieve normal skin.
He recognises that the NHS is limited in what it can offer to patients with many disfiguring skin conditions and uses various non-conventional treatments in his clinic to help these clients regain their confidence.
He is constantly striving to develop techniques to produce a more natural look with aesthetic treatments and he will often combine various modalities such as botulinum toxin, dermal fillers, plasma skin tightening, micro-needling, PRP, chemical peels and skin surgery to achieve that. He is also one of very few doctors in the UK who uses platelet rich plasma for genital and sexual rejuvenation.
Dr Rohit Seth is an Aesthetic Plastic Surgeon who performs both surgical and non-surgical cosmetic surgery. After completing his plastic surgery training, he spent the last three years in cosmetic practice at Bella Vou Cosmetic Clinic in Royal Tunbridge Wells.
He is now going on to establish a clinic of his own, Aesthetic Allure Cosmetic Surgery, in Blackheath London. He also works out of Hillside Hair Clinic, in Nottingham where he carries out hair transplant surgery and Signature Clinic in Glasgow, where he carries out hair transplant and general cosmetic surgery procedures.
Dr Seth attained and M.D from St George’s University, Grenada West Indies. After passing his US board exams, he spent time training in plastic surgery in New York prior to returning back to the UK.
Dr Seth completed his surgical training in the UK achieved Membership to the Royal College of Surgeons. Following completion of his PhD, he resumed his training in plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery and gained further experience at Frenchay Hospital, Queen Victoria Hospital, St Mary’s/Charing Cross Hospital, Great Ormond Street and the Royal Marsden Hospital.
Outside of his practice, Dr Seth was actively involved in teaching and maintained a position on the Plastic Surgery Council at the Royal Society of Medicine (2015-2018). He also interviews prospective students at St George’s University Medical School. He forms part of the review board for the Journal of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (JPRAS). He is a member of ISAPS (International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons), BAPRAS (British Association of Plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery), BAHRS (British Association of Hair Restoration Surgery) and a Senior member of ESAG (European Society of Aesthetic Gynaecology).
Rohit maintains a very professional yet approachable demeanor and his overall ethos is that patient education is paramount to a successful outcome and a happy patient.
Dr Jasmin graduated as a Dentist from the King’s College London University with first-class honours and multiple academic awards. During her time at King’s she also completed an intercalated Bachelor of Science Degree in Regenerative Medicine and Innovation Technologies, where she ranked first amongst her cohort.
Dr Jasmin always had a passion for enhancing natural beauty, which led her to pursue advanced non-surgical facial aesthetics training, including a level 7 diploma in injectables early in her career.
Dr Jasmin is highly experienced at providing anti-wrinkle injections and dermal fillers, ensuring a personalised service which is tailored to each client’s specific needs. Her goals are to ensure every client is treated in a caring and safe manner, with exceptional results.
Dr Ankur Khajuria is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the American Society of Plastic Surgery. He is also a Research Scholar at the University of Oxford. He graduated 2nd place (out of ~400 students) in medicine from Imperial College London, with distinctions and prizes and a First-Class Honours with the Periera Prize for the best overall performance for his Bachelor of Science degree in Surgery. Winning a competitive research scholarship, he conducted prize-winning microsurgery research in Tokyo, Japan.
He undertook the prestigious Plastic Surgery Sub-Internship at Harvard Medical School in USA and was awarded honours. He completed an Academic Surgery programme at Imperial, where he wrote a textbook that sold over 100 copies. He has presented his work internationally in three continents, published in high-impact academic journals, including the Lancet and Lancet Oncology and has multiple national/international prizes.
He is a passionate educator, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and was previously invited as a guest lecturer at Imperial College London. He prides himself on his finesse, knowledge of facial anatomy and evidence-based approach to non-surgical facial rejuvenation. He has received advanced training in botulinum toxin and dermal filler treatments.
Dr Sanam Qasem is an MBChB and MSc graduate of the Liverpool Medical School and the Tropical School of Medicine. She has experience in working in global health and is currently a full-time NHS doctor in the South Thames deanery. She is also a part-time clinical co-ordinator for Derma Medical, ensuring smooth running training courses.
Raminta Masiulyte works as a Clinic co-coordinator at Derma Medical, alongside this she is also a treatment co-coordinator for a dental company. With all of this exceptional experience, she is able to provide a high standard of care. Raminta also has managerial experience which she uses a lot in her role to make sure as a team, the day runs smoothly and all needs are met to a high standard.
Gemma is a highly motivated and well-organised Clinic Co-ordinator with a passion and interest in the cosmetic industry.
Gemma has several years experience in a variety of office based roles with a record of working to very high standards and holds an extensive list of administration degrees, which she gained with distinctions. She has a positive attitude and takes great pride in her work, providing an outstanding service for all Derma Medical clients.
Dr Roxanna Pirhadi is a doctor in pharmacy and an independent prescriber with a number of post graduate qualifications including formulation and clinical pharmacy. She works as a senior lecturer, teaching pharmacology and non-medical prescribing in Anglia Ruskin university.
She is also an aesthetic practitioner who holds Derma Medical certificates in basic, advanced and masterclass techniques.
She practices aesthetics alongside her academic work. She began providing successful mobile aesthetic services and she is now practicing in an upmarket clinic in Knightsbridge, London.
When she is not working in academic or aesthetic sectors , she feeds her passion for art. She is an artist and oil painting is her passion.
Her spark for drawing and painting began early in her life and developed gratually over the years. She began a journey to what has become a life long commitment to art when the feel of oil paint ignited her love affair with the medium.
Roxanna’s artistic background helps her develop an artistic eye for improving facial aesthetics. She is passionate for making people feel better by empowering their inner confidence and allowing them to see their unique beauty. She believes that it is important to respect each individual patient’s anatomy in order to achieve natural looking results. She firmly believes that in most cases, a conservative treatment approach is the best way to achieve an untouched look.
She is also a part-time clinical co-ordinator for Derma Medical. She combines her experience and positive attitude to ensure that all our delegates and models have the best training experience every time. Roxanna also works as a designated medical prescriber for non-prescriber aesthetic practitioners.
Celine is completing the 5th year of her medical degree at Norwich Medical School, whilst also currently intercalating at Barts and the London School of Medicine in Prehospital Medicine BSc.
She has experience working as a Healthcare Assistant at both the Whittington Hospital and for Interserve Healthcare. Celine has developed a special interest in both Aesthetics and Emergency medicine and is currently working as a part-time clinic co-ordinator with Derma Medical.
Amy qualified from Dundee University in 2012 with a Degree in Bachelor of Nursing. She Completed foundation aesthetic training in February 2017 and has since set up her own clinic, also following the new Healthcare Improvement Scotland law and regulations.
Alongside her passion for aesthetics Amy also works full time in the NHS, and has a busy family life.
Benita has over 20 years of experience in many areas of the Beauty industry and has been based in London and the U.S. She specialised in training and teaching Beauty Therapy, latterly employed as a lecturer at Birmingham University College. She is now settled in Birmingham and believes in being a very professional but approachable member of the team.
Mahira has a BSc Honors in Business Management and Economics as well as a Diploma in Employment Law with experience working in the financial industry for over 10 years. She has had extensive experience over various roles within the retail sector in which she was fortunate to gain vast amounts of knowledge within the beauty and fashion industry. Client Services is where her skills lie, thus, she is able to provide a high standard of care and exceptional service.
Mahira has always had a passion and interest in the cosmetics industry and is excited to join the Derma Medical team.
Claire obtained an honours degree in psychology at the university of East London. She then went on to complete a diploma in mental health nursing and a masters in nursing at Anglia Ruskin university. In 2012 she qualified as a non-medical prescriber at Essex university.
She is a qualified experienced aesthetic nurse where she completed her training at Derma Medical including the level 7 qualification in injectables in aesthetic medicine. Claire runs her clinics alongside a full time NHS job managing a psychiatric intensive care unit.
Saida Hussain became interested in Anti-ageing and cosmetic dermatology 10 years ago and works full time within the aesthetics profession and is an independent prescriber working in Bolton, Manchester, Oldham and Liverpool with a dynamic team that embraces a multifaceted and holistic ethos. She has been trained by some of the world’s most authoritative and inspirational figures within the aesthetics industry.
As an Advanced Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner with over 10 years’ medical experience, Saida is also an extremely experienced Practising Registered Midwife and an Independent Prescriber. Trained to the highest professional standards, Saida is fully registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and is a member of the Royal College of Midwifery, BACN and ACE complications group.
Saida is particularly skilled in consultation and patient assessment and believes that using combination strategy is integral to obtaining optimal facial balance and natural enhancement. Her emphasis for long term preventative ageing focuses on meticulous attention to volume replacement, facial lifting and contouring, and skin rejuvenation, whilst at all times ensuring safety is maintained.
International Training Team
Dr Scott is an experienced trainer who has been involved in representing reputable Aesthetic providers in teaching practitioners various Foundation and Advanced clinical skills. His involvement with Derma Medical is to bring increased standards of Aesthetic training to Australia enabling delegates to train in-line with UK regulated standardised landmarks.
Dr. Scott completed his medical studies at the University of Queensland, successfully gaining a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery. Before his studies, Dr. Scott trained and worked as a Registered Nurse, in Australia. Dr Scott is an experienced General Practitioner with a Fellowship from the Royal Australian College of General Practice.
Dr Scott has previously served in the Royal Australian Navy and served in East Timor and Iraq. Dr Scott has a broad range of experiences in Cosmetic medicine, skin cancer medicine as well as experience in Emergency and Intensive care medicine. Dr Scott enjoys cycling and running and coaches junior rugby.
Lauren has an impressive 25 years’ experience in the cosmetic industry.
After spending several years in the aesthetic medicine industry Lauren’s passion for cosmetic medicine drove her to study a Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled/Division 2 nursing), whilst maintaining a senior role at a leading cosmetic practice in Brisbane. Lauren continues to practice from this Brisbane Clinic, where she offers tailored antiaging treatments and has a loyal following of happy patients.
As an accepted affiliate member of the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery (ACCS), Lauren adheres to strict industry regulations that require her to provide best practice services and quality patient care. Lauren loves nothing more than putting smiles on her patients’ faces by bringing them confidence and allowing them to see their unique beauty.
To satisfy her hunger to learn and grow as a cosmetic professional, Lauren regularly attends advanced training sessions and international conferences to stay abreast with the latest cosmetic techniques.
Having owned her own award-winning day spa, Lauren has developed an extensive background in training and operations, which she now uses towards training and education in the field that she loves – cosmetic medicine.
Lauren’s easy-going nature makes her approachable and easy to talk to so she is always happy to answer your questions. Her warm and caring nature truly fosters a great learning environment for all delegates.
Dr Gordon Ku is a Board Certified cosmetic physician based in Melbourne Australia.
Since graduating from the University of Melbourne Medical School in 1997, Dr. Ku has had over 20 years of experience in various specialities of medicine and surgery, with a special focus on cosmetic medicine. He specialises in walk-in/walk-out day cosmetic procedures, including:
• Advanced cosmetic injectables
• Non-surgical suture lifts
• Advanced Skin rejuvenation with PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma)
• Autologous fat transfer to face
• Laser skin resurfacing with fractional ablative lasers
Dr Ku is a full member of the Cosmetic Physicians College of Australasia (CPCA) and a Certified Trainer in Silhouette Soft Suture Lift. He is also a regular trainer in facial anatomy along side other plastic surgeons in Paris and Dubai.
Dr Aaron Stanes is a Cosmetic Practitioner based in Melbourne. Since completing his medical degree through Monash University, Dr Aaron has trained locally and internationally in Cosmetic Medicine. He has also completed a Graduate Diploma in Surgical Anatomy at The University of Melbourne (Award – Dux Litterarum); a Master of Surgery through The University of Sydney; and has been Certified by the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine.
His main focus is on minimally invasive cosmetic procedures, including Anti-wrinkle and Dermal filler injections, Fat Dissolving injections, and Thread Lifts. Dr Aaron is first and foremost an advocate for his patients, and he strives to provide the highest standards of care in his practice.
Teaching others is something Dr Aaron values. He takes a proactive approach to developing both the knowledge and practical skills of those he works with, and will always provide a supportive environment to facilitate this.
Outside of work, Dr Aaron enjoys writing music and playing guitar (A self-taught skill), and refining his palate in Melbourne’s many restaurants and bars.
Dr Aliaa Yusof is a cosmetic physician and hair transplant surgeon currently practising in Melbourne and Sydney, Australia. After completing her degree in Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the prestigious Monash University, she spent her junior medical doctor training in various surgical specialities but eventually followed her heart and passion which have led her to specialise in cosmetic medicine.
It is the combination of art and science that has drawn her to cosmetic medicine, and believes that it is important to respect each individual patient’s anatomy in order to achieve natural looking results and facial harmony. She has been trained in advanced injecting techniques, and often uses a combination of various treatment platforms to achieve the best aesthetic outcome. Apart from neuromodulators and dermal fillers, she is also trained in PRP, nonsurgical lipolysis, thread face lifts, and hair restoration surgery.
Dr Aliaa truly values a holistic patient oriented approach and advocates in building a trusting professional relationship with her patients. She believes that this industry is more that just making patients look good, but rather empowering their inner confidence so they can live up to their true potential in life.
Her warm, honest and friendly nature makes it easy for delegates to connect and learn from her as a non-surgical trainer. Dr Aliaa is passionate about education and is a very supportive teacher during training courses and in clinic.
Dr Nora strives for perfection in each of her clients. As a full time General Practitioner she regularly performs non-surgical treatments such as anti-wrinkle and dermal fillers. She also continues to develop her skills to offer the latest techniques including tear trough correction, jaw line enhancement, chin profiling and PRP facials.
Dr Nora graduated from St George’s University of London with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery.
She spent 5 years rotating in the UK’s National Health Service in London hospitals working as a SHO in breast surgery, colorectal surgery and Accident and Emergency placements. She pursued her career in general practice to become a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners.
Dr Nora then moved to the beautiful Gold Coast in Australia as a cosmetic doctor and full time General Practitioner, obtaining her fellowship from the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.
She holds a diploma from the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health and specialises in family planning and women’s health. She has been assessed and accredited by the Australasian College of Dermatologists to perform skin cancer checks and minor surgery, drawing on her passion for dermatology following an award from the British Association Of Dermatologists as a medical student.
Dr Nora enjoys engaging with the community with an eye for training, regularly posting treatment videos and case studies on social media. She is proud to be joining the Derma Medical team and looks forward to working with future delegates.
Dr Clara Hurst BDS graduated from King’s College London Medical and Dental School in 2005. Her interest in cosmetic procedures and facial aesthetics led to further formal training and study within the field of facial rejuvenation and cosmetic enhancement procedures.
Dr Clara has 12 years hands on experience in anti wrinkle and facial sculpting treatments. As the advances in non surgical injectable treatments continue, she regularly attends training courses and seminars to keep abreast of the latest techniques, products, procedures and trends.
She is passionate about all aspects of facial aesthetics but particularly enjoys advanced techniques in facial sculpting and providing popular celebrity inspired treatments. She often uses a combination of treatments to achieve the best aesthetic outcome.
Dr Clara prides herself in achieving very natural results for her patients and believes that in most cases a conservative treatment approach is the best way to achieve her signature “untouched” and refreshed look. She has private clinics in both the UK and Australia and travels between both locations to service her loyal client base.
Dr Michele Chua graduated from Bond University after completing her degree in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS). She has more recently also completed a post-graduate Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine & a Diploma in General Dermatology.
She currently works part-time as a Panel Physician in the field of Immigration Health and now works as a non-surgical trainer in Brisbane for DermaMedical. She has since amalgamated cosmetic medicine (Beau Aesthetics) within a dental practice.
Dr Chua has a keen aesthetic eye, specialises in minimally invasive cosmetic procedures, including Anti-Wrinkle and Dermal Filler injectables, Fractional lasers, Radio-frequency skin tightening & Hyperthermic body contouring treatments.
She is passionate about teaching & aims to help build confidence in practitioners new to the field of aesthetic medicine. She prides herself in helping her patients achieve natural results.
Dr Maryam Ronagh graduated from medical university in 2005. She moved to Australia in 2009 and got her fellowship from the Royal Australia college of general practitioners in 2014 and started working in the cosmetic field 4 years ago.
Dr Maryam currently works 4 days as a GP and skin cancer physician and 2 days in the cosmetic field. She does injectables including anti-wrinkle, dermal filler, Belkyra, PRP and different laser treatments for rejuvenation, skin tightening and pigmentation. She is a member of ACAM (Australian college of Aesthetics Medicine) and is currently doing a Diploma of cosmetic medicine from ACAM. Outside of work she enjoys painting and photography.
Dr Nik graduated from the University of Manchester, UK in 2007. After completing GP training in the UK and higher education in aesthetic medicine (PG Cert Med aesthetics with distinction at St.Barts, London), he is now practicing general practice, skin cancer medicine and cosmetic procedures on the Central Coast, NSW, Australia.
Having started medical aesthetics over 7 years ago he has a wealth of knowledge in the art and science of anti ageing and non surgical cosmetic procedures such as anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, long and short PDO threads, chemical peels, PRP and cosmeceutical skin care.
Dr Nik is the senior clinical doctor at Dolce Vita Skin which is a state of the art skin clinic based in Erina, NSW. He is passionate about learning more regarding the advances in aesthetic medicine and regularly attends conferences in this field.
Dr. Andreas Ruiz graduated from the prestigious dental academy at Karolinska Institutet, located in Stockholm, with high honors and praise. Before dentistry school Andreas received a Bachelors degree in finance and accounting from the university of Stockholm. Andreas works as a dentist in the private sector with a focus on oral surgery and has also done some work for the OMFS department at Karolinska sjukhuset.
Dr Ruiz has always had a passion for aesthetic medicine as he believes it sits alongside and complements the dentistry work he does. He completed his Aesthetic training in London with Derma Medical and now provides treatments on a regular basis around Stockholm.
Dr Chris C. Diamond Janbaz is an authorized and certified specialist in Reconstructive and Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Chris underwent his medical education and graduated from the prestigious medical academy at Umeå University and has been a licensed doctor since 2012. Chris received his education in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery early on in his career at reputable Plastic Surgery clinics in Sweden as well as internationally. He regularly visits and assists well-known pioneers in Plastic Surgery. Chris regularly attends national and international courses and congresses in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
After a temporary internship in general surgery and head/neck surgery at the Center for Head and Neck oncology, he began his Plastic Surgery career at the University Hospital in Örebro, Sweden. During his specialist service at the Plastic Surgical clinic in Örebro, he worked with Reconstructive Plastic Surgery such as microsurgery in the head/neck area and reconstructive breast surgery in cancer and malformation patients.
In addition to his work as a Plastic Surgeon, Chris is actively involved as anatomy and ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support) – instructor for medical students, graduated and licensed physicians during their specialist service in surgical specialities at the University Hospital in Örebro.
Chris has published several papers in internationally known journals and has written textbooks for medical students and for residents in general surgery as well as Plastic Surgery physicians during their residency.
Chris is also the founder and CEO of Diamond Plastikkirurgi. The most modern private Plastic Surgery clinic in Örebro Sweden.
Dr Nouf has a Bachelor of Medicine from Dubai Medical College for girls, with the highest measure of educational brilliance she is a member of the Arab Board of Family Medicine, with a wealth of knowledge and valuable clinical experience, she is a member of The Royal College of General Practitioners.
She has been undertaking a fellowship program at The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) in advancement of technology to detect, prevent, and treat aging related disease. She has completed training with Derma Medical, in addition to teaching and training aesthetic medicine which is a passion of hers.
Melanie’s special interest in cosmetic dentistry techniques and facial aesthetics procedures has led her to incorporate a dentofacial harmonisation outlook when working with patients. Having originally trained in facial aesthetics on Harley St, Melanie has continuously attended further training with top market brands such as Allergan, Teoxane, Wigmore Medical and Sinclair Pharma to expand her knowledge within the field of facial rejuvenation and cosmetic enhancement procedures.
Melanie has been providing anti-wrinkle and facial treatments since 2014 in private practices throughout Central and West End London and most recently in Portugal. The area of non-surgical injectable treatments is quickly evolving and she regularly attends conferences and seminars for the latest techniques, products, procedures and trends.
She is passionate about all aspects of cosmetic dentistry and facial aesthetics which has led to her global view on dento facial harmonisation which includes profile balancing using a combination of advanced techniques in facial sculpting in order to achieve the best aesthetic outcome.
Melanie prefers a gradual approach to treatments, enhancing features incrementally, whilst educating her patients along the way. This allows for safe and natural results. Many popular celebrity looks may not be ideal for everyone and this is something she discusses thoroughly with each patient in order to understand not only the patients desired results but to also explain options and outcomes.
Dr Castelhano is excited to work alongside Derma Medical representing them in Portugal and England as a trainer for doctors and dentists in the latest non-surgical cosmetic enhancement techniques.
Filipa’s qualified as a dentist in Portugal upon CESPU Dental School in 2005. In 2006 Filipa moved to Uk after working as a general dental surgeon in a practice in the north of Portugal. Filipa has worked there as a dentist up until 2018, but over dose years she realized several courses in orthodontics and realized that facial aesthetics is a lot more then just the smile and was when she decided to concentrate solely on her facial aesthetics work.
Filipa has trained in advanced facial aesthetics and lip augmentation in the UK and Brazil. c in London, here they explained them compose technique of lip definition and augmentation. Filipa is excited to work alongside Derma Medical representing them in Portugal and England as a nonsurgical trainer. Filipa strives for perfection in each of her patients. As a full time facial aesthetics injector in one of the best practices in Portugal she regularly performs non-surgical treatments such as botox, Skinbooster, CO2 laser, peelings, and dermal fillers. She also continues to develop her skills continuously attending for further training with top market brands such as Allergan, Teoxane, Merz, Filorga and Restylane to expand her knowledge within the field of facial rejuvenation and cosmetic enhancement procedures.
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Rana Kennelly has over 25 years of experience in nursing and midwifery, including more than a decade of practice as a Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist (CANS). Rana is a highly skilled and sought-after speaker trainer for Allergan, Galderma, and P.A.L.E.T.T.E. Resources. She currently practices in Chicago, Illinois, in the United States and Australia, working alongside renowned plastic surgeons.
Rana has performed thousands of safe and sophisticated aesthetic procedures that accentuate natural beauty, conceal imperfections, and restore youthfulness. She expertly assesses her patients’ needs and overall desired outcome. After consultation, Rana utilizes neuromodulators, hyaluronic acid fillers, platelet-rich plasma, and skin and laser treatments to achieve optimal results. Due to the high demand for her as a trainer, Rana established Aesthetics for You in 2013. Since then, she has trained more than 2000 healthcare professionals in the United States and Australia.
Rana leverages her extensive experience to bring innovative, safe, real-world aesthetics training to healthcare professionals in the US and Internationally. She has a unique teaching style that keeps the attention of her trainees: she teaches real-world aesthetics with a focus on assessment, facial anatomy, safety, and natural results, whilst sharing “pearls” of clinical wisdom and pitfalls to avoid.
Rana is passionate and enthusiastic about the field of aesthetics and is always amenable to pursuing continuing education on new, safe, and advanced techniques. She attends ongoing national and international educational programs to ensure that she is providing the most current aesthetic treatments for her patients, and also maintaining the highest level of teaching excellence.
Brittony Croasdell, is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner practising exclusively in the field of plastic surgery. She graduated with Honors with both her Masters of Science degree in Nursing from DePaul University and her Post-Masters degree in Family Nurse Practitioner studies from the University of Massachusetts, Boston and has completed her Bachelors of Fine Arts (BFA) with honours from Columbia College Chicago.
Brittony is a part of a highly selective and elite group of injectors across the world that train other MD, NP, PA and RN injectors through Allergan (AMI), Galderma (GAIN) and sits on the Advisory Council for MERZ.
Brittony holds her board certification through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist (CANS) certification from the Plastic Surgical Nursing Certification Board, a certification for Advanced Neurotoxin and Dermal Fillers, certification in the use of radio frequency devices, erbium, ND:Yag and diode lasers, intense pulsed light, hyperhidrosis treatments with precision laser, and is trained PRP with microneedling and kybella injections. She was an Adjunct Professor at DePaul University teaching nursing clinical skills and is currently a clinical preceptor to Nurse Practitioner students.
She practices in busy downtown Chicago, IL while injecting the full range of FDA approved neuromodulator and dermal fillers within the USA.
Brittony’s injection philosophy is to give natural subtle enhancements while prioritizing educating her patients on the importance of prevention, correction and maintenance skin care routines.
She is a member of the Illinois Society of Advanced Practice Nursing (ISAPN) and the International Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Nurses (ISPAN).
Neekan Rivera is a Physician Assistant with advanced experience and knowledge in both clinical and cosmetic dermatology. She is an expert injector and works as a trainer for both Galderma and Allergan specializing in full-facial rejuvenation using the most innovative and advanced techniques.
Neekan has trained with some of the most coveted trainers and continues to advance her skills and knowledge to ensure she is using the best and safest techniques. Beyond her clinical expertise, Neekan prides herself on her honesty, strong attention to detail and her keen eye for recognizing each patient’s natural beauty. She is often referred to as a “perfectionist” and believes your cosmetic enhancements should only compliment your own beauty, not detract from it. She is also an expert in skin-resurfacing, micro-needling, PDO-threads, scar revision and skin care and is able to tailor a variety of treatments to help her patients reach their cosmetic goals. She is passionate about training other injectors to achieve natural-looking results while making sure patient safety is key.
Nicola Lowrey is a Physician Assistant with more than 14 years of experience in Aesthetic Medicine. Nicola graduated with honours from USC’s Keck School of Medicine in 2003. The early years of her career were spent working in Emergency Medicine. It was there that she realized she had a talent for complicated, hands-on procedural work. Following this passion, in 2005 Nicola was certified in Cosmetic Injectable treatments.
Since then Nicola has worked in many Aesthetic clinics throughout the Los Angeles area. Her focus is predominantly on Advanced Full Face rejuvenation using a combination of both Neurotoxins and Fillers. In 2018 Nicola was voted one of the Top 5 Injectors in Los Angeles by Locale Magazine. A huge honour considering the sheer number of injectors in this market.
As a National Trainer and Speaker for Allergan, Nicola feels that it is imperative to continue to hone her own skills in this fast-paced speciality. She often says, “if you are not constantly learning in this field, you are already behind!” It is her passion to travel and learn from the best minds in the industry. She is then able to share, not only her many years of personal experience with her students, but also the most up-to-date and innovative techniques that are being taught around the globe. She is excited to be part of the Derma Medical team. Nicola has said that training and collaborating with other injectors is truly the most fulfilling and rewarding part of her career.
Lauren is based in Dubai and is responsible for recruiting cosmetic models for our UAE training days. As Clinical Coordinator, she ensures the smooth running of our aesthetic training courses providing support to the delegates, models and trainers on the day.
Keren McKenna graduated in 1996 with a Bachelor of Nursing. Following this she completed a Graduate Certificate of Health Science (PNSA) and finally went onto graduate in 2011 with a Masters of Nursing Science – Nurse Practitioner
Keren started working as a Scrub nurse in the operating theatres in 1996 where she developed an interest in Plastic Surgery. She progressed down this career path and began working for Plastic Surgeons as their surgical assistant, performing pre and post surgical care in their practice rooms. In 2010 Keren developed an interest the aesthetic industry and has since strived to develop and hone these skills.
As well as working as an assistant for the plastic surgeons, she works as a cosmetic injector and as a Co-ordinator for Derma Medical.
I am a currently registered nurse with over 20 years experience in medical, surgical, emergency, coronary care, and critical care areas.
I have undertaken further training in cosmetic injectables and have worked as cosmetic injector at Australian skin clinic .
My goal is to provide the very best in natural, gentle, effective and professional medical and beauty care.
Alison holds a Bachelor of Nursing degree (RN), a Graduate Diploma of Cosmetic Nursing, and recently completed her Certificate of Cosmetic Tattooing. She has worked as a nurse for over 8 years as a scrub nurse in the operating theatre, and also as a practice nurse for 3 years and cosmetic injector for 1 year in a cosmetic, plastic and reconstructive surgery clinic.
Alison is always driven to achieve success, with patient’s goals and end-results being her top priority! She is always happy to answer questions or arrange an appointment to ensure her patient’s concerns are addressed. Alison is working with the Australian Derma Medical Team as a Clinical Coordinator, ensuring the training courses are carried out professionally.
Emma comes with over 13 years experience in the medical industry. Starting her career in a large pharmaceutical company, Emma decided to follow her passion for the aesthetic industry and become a cosmetic nurse. Over this time Emma has worked for Plastic Surgeons, cosmetic clinics and aesthetic companies.
Emma has a strong interest in the Aesthetic industry, with patient safety and education being key factors. Emma regularly attends conferences across Australia to keep up today on the industry. Emma is working with Derma Medical Team as a clinical coordinator, ensuring the training is carried out efficiently for clinics run in Sydney.
Lea Williams is based in Perth. She studied BSc Science (registered nursing) at Curtin University. Lea works in a dental practice whilst finishing a postgraduate diploma at Notre Dame University. As a clinic coordinator for Derma Medical, Lea supports the trainers and delegates. Lea is very passionate about the aesthetic field and will continue to pursue it alongside her career as a registered Midwife.
Jessica is a registered nurse with 14 years of experience within the acute, community and cosmetic sectors. She has a keen interest in cosmetic nursing and couples this with her work in the hospital setting. Jessica is working towards broadening her skills and knowledge as a cosmetic nurse injector.
Lauren has over 15 years experience in the medical industry with 12 of those as a Practice Manager for a well renowned Plastic & Cosmetic Surgeon. It is through this role that she has gained extensive knowledge of the cosmetic industry both surgical and non-surgical with a particular interest in cosmetic injectables.
Lauren is part of the Australian Derma Medical Team as a Clinical Coordinator where she can apply her organisational skills and attention to detail in ensuring the training courses run efficiently and provide support to the delegates, models, and trainers.
Konstandina is based in Stockholm. After her studies in nursing at the Technological Educational Institute of Athens, she moved to Sweden to expand her knowledge and experience in the health field. Her next stop is cosmetic nursing and therefore you will find her as a coordinator for Derma Medical.
Rita Murad is an Aesthetic Medical Dentist with over 10 years of experience. Passionate about facial harmony, since her graduation in 2009 as a Medical Dentist by Fernando Pessoa University, Porto, Portugal.
She started her post graduation in Orthodontics followed by several post graduations in Facial Aesthetics, as Aesthetics Practitioner by Medical directs, European Medical Aesthetics in London and Academias Infinity Merz Aesthetics, in Barcelona and Sevilha. She also has been an assistant professor in facial aesthetics courses in 2018. Partner at Murad & Lino, she´s working full time in facial aesthetics, always looking for the best and newest techniques for her patients, doing what she loves and believes, making her patients happier and more confident.