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Meet the Experts
The Breast Implant Selection Hub is produced by a group of experienced and independent healthcare professionals. Learn more about these experts below.
Dr. Paul Harris, BSc MD FRCS (Plast), UK
Consultant Plastic Surgeon in London UK. Mr Harris has served as a previous President of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (2018-20) and UK National Secretary for ISAPS (2016-19). Now in full-time private practice specialising in both reconstructive and aesthetic breast surgery, he also established the Plastic Surgery Department and became the Medical Director of Private Care at The Royal Marsden Hospital.
Prof. Yoav Barnea, MD, Specialist of Plastic, Surgery, Israel
Specialist in plastic and reconstructive surgery and the head of the plastic and reconstructive breast surgery unit at the Tel-Aviv Medical Center in Israel. Prof Barnea published scientific papers and book chapters on these subjects, both clinical research and basic science. He is a lecturer and educator in plastic surgery and a tutor of medical students, interns, and residents.
Dr. Roger Wixtrom, PhD, USA
Board-certified toxicologist and President of LSCI. For more than 30 years, Dr. Wixtrom has been evaluating and addressing issues related to the safety of breast implants, in addition to a range of other medical products. He participated as a lecturer in more than 40 countries worldwide.
Participating Faculty Surgeons
Prof. Uros Ahcan, MD, PhD, Slovenia
Professor at the Faculty of Medicine in Ljubljana, teaching plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery. In the last years, visited and lectured at international congresses and also performed live surgery. More than 300 published items, including numerous articles, papers for conferences, manuals and books, including "Breast Cancer and the Best Reconstructive Options".
Dr. Sara Domínguez Bengoa, MD, Spain
Certified plastic surgeon with over 8 years of experience. In the last 3 years, Dr Domínguez Bengoa has worked in Dr Martin del Yerro’s team, which performs more than 500 breast surgeries every year. Performed more than 1300 surgeries as a main surgeon, and completed her training at prestigious centers such as Mount Sinai Medical Center and Chang Gung Memorial Hospital.
Dr. Urs Bösch, MD FMH & EBOPRAS, Switzerland
Founder and head of clinic for plastic and aesthetic surgery at MEON Clinic in Luzern, Switzerland. Over 20 years of extensive proficiency in Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery. Trained in Switzerland, USA and Canada. Authorized by the Swiss Society for Plastic-reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery for training Aesthetic Surgeons and residents. Exco member of EASAPS.
Dr. José Luis Martín del Yerro Coca, MD, Spain
Certified plastic surgeon with more than 30 years of experience. Founder of “Martin del Yerro Cirujanos Plásticos”, a team of more than 40 professionals, including 9 surgeons. Head of Plastic Surgery Department in Quironsalud Hospital Universitario in Madrid. He participated as a speaker and performed live surgeries in more than 90 international conferences and actively participated in the development of many types of breast implant devices.
Prof. Dr. Burcu Çelet Özden, FEBS & FEBOPRAS, Turkey
Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, author of over 40 scientific articles. Founder of the Istanbul Breast Clinic, member of and lecturer at international plastic surgery societies.
Dr. Marc Pacifico, MD FRCS (Plast), UK
Consultant plastic surgeon, clinic owner, vice-president of BAAPS, ISAPS Educational Committee member, Dr Pacifico is in full time aesthetic private practice in the UK. He has published over 50 peer reviewed papers and presented extensively at international conferences on breast and other areas of plastic surgery.