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 enquiries and bookings from training delegates and cosmetic models. He is also responsible for all of our marketing including web-design, social media, campaign management and e-marketing. Mike has worked closely with Derma Medical since our initial launch and now has responsibility for much of the day to day running outside of the training courses.
Mike has spent the last 16 years working in sales and marketing and previously ran his own technology recruitment firm for 4 years before finding his calling in online 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.
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.
Jolita has worked in the aesthetics industry for the last three years. Jolita previously worked for one of the largest UK corporate aesthetic clinics, working closely with non-surgical doctors and co-ordinators. Jolita now helps to co-ordinate our Level 7 delegates and organise our training days.
Rebecca helps co-ordinate delegates and patients for our UK training academies and Harley Street clinic. Rebecca has worked in Healthcare for the last 5 years and was previously a clinical assistant for a local aesthetic clinic.
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.
UK Training Team
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 Diwan graduated from Barts and The London Medical School and gained First Class Honours for her BSc in Anatomy and Human Sciences from Kings College London. She won prestigious awards for excellence in human anatomy and completed her foundation medical training at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Trust.
She specialises in Advanced Botox and Dermal Fillers, Obagi skin care, liquid facelifts and multiple other treatment options for full facial rejuvenation. Dr Diwan’s unwavering desire for perfection as well as staying up to date with aesthetic academia, ensures the highest quality for all of her clients.
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 Trikha graduated from Barts and The London Medical School and gained First Class Honours for his BSc in Medical Management from Imperial College London.
Dr Trikha has used his fine business understanding and technical skill to achieve extraordinary success in setting up numerous Aesthetic clinics around London. As an Aesthetic Injector performing the very latest in advanced Botox and Dermal Filler treatments.
Dr Trikha is a Nonsurgical Trainer, providing delegates with advice on implementing the learned skills in a business context and ensuring efficiency in managing the clinic.
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.
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 clinical co-ordinator for Derma Medical, facilitating the running of the training course, to ensure both models and delegates have an enjoyable experience. 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.
I work as a Clinic Co-ordinator for Derma Medical after finishing a years Maternity leave. Previous to this I worked for Transform in their flagship London clinic for over 3 years as a Patient Coordinator. I also ran clinics at other venues around London and Brighton consulting patients and assisting doctors/surgeons ensuring their clinics ran as smooth as possible.
Paul has been an aesthetic physician for 16 years with his own clinics. He comes from a General Practice background and still works regularly as a GP and Dermatologist in the NHS. Paul is both a GP trainer and Quality Assurance tutor for the Yorkshire Deanary.
Paul teaches and lectures in aesthetics and dermatology and is a key opinion leader for Merz developing new aesthetic techniques. He also writes for MIMS Dermatology magazine.
Paul is President of BCAM and have been a founder member of the JCCP and am a board member and trustee.
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.
Dr Edwina holds a Bachelor of Science, from the university of Queensland and a Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery from the prestigious Bond University on the Gold Coast.
She has a special interest in Women’s Health and Cosmetic Medicine, and holds a Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
The beginning of her medical career saw countless hours committed to the speciality of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. During this time, Dr Edwina received extensive surgical and clinic training in this realm. Her research has been published in medical journals, and presented at specialist conferences, across Australia.
Dr Edwina remains connected with her esteemed Obstetric colleagues, surgically assisting in Gynaecological and Obstetric surgeries weekly.
Dr Edwina is trained in the latest cosmetic injectable techniques, and is passionate about creating natural-looking results; building confidence and provide a healthy, happy appearance for her clients. She is regularly attending conferences, and is constantly furthering her skills in advanced techniques. She satisfies her surgical and procedural passion my incorporating the Silhouette Soft Thread Lift in the clinic in Brisbane, her hometown.
Dr Edwina adores cosmetic medicine, and this is shared with her patients through her warm and down-to-earth approach, always ensuring satisfying, natural results.
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.
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.
Kati attended Queensland University of Technology where she graduated with a Bachelor of Nursing in 2013. Since graduating, Kati has enjoyed working as a nurse in general practice and has gained excellent knowledge and skill in this area. Preventative skin care and cosmetic medicine are areas Kati has developed a strong interest for and she is extremely eager to further her education in.
Kati is working alongside the Australian Derma Medical Team as a Clinical Coordinator, ensuring the Aesthetic training courses are carried-out efficiently through the organisation of models and providing support to the delegates and trainers.
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.
Sara is a highly regarded qualified nurse and graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the School of Health and Welfare in Jönköping, Sweden. After graduating, she worked in Stockholm alongside studying to become a district nurse to further her career. It was her passion for Aesthetics that led her to open and run a highly successful company providing a wide range of aesthetic and cosmetic treatments, such as injectables and beauty therapies to her clients.
As a Training Coordinator for Derma Medical Sweden, she deals with both delegates and clients on a daily basis by taking enquiries and providing support, as well as coordinating the smooth running of the training days.
Gabriella Broberg is a part of the Derma Medical team in Stockholm, Sweden. She has a big interest in health and beauty. She also enjoys working with customer service. She co-ordinates training days and provides support for both delegates and cosmetic models. She answers incoming e-mail and any questions regarding the training and courses in Stockholm.
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.