Faculty - 6th Nov 21
International Expert Speakers
Dr. David M. Kahn is a Clinical Associate Professor and Chief of Aesthetic Surgery in the division of Plastic Surgery at Stanford University, California, USA.
He has published articles in peer reviewed journals, presented at national and international meetings, and authored textbook chapters on almost every aspect of cosmetic surgery including facial aging, facelifts, rhinoplasty, breast surgery, liposuction and abdominoplasty. Dr. Kahn is involved in several of the leading societies in plastic surgery including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Kahn chooses to give back through education and volunteer surgery. He teaches courses to prepare applicants for the cosmetic section of their board examinations. For board certified plastic surgeons, he teaches courses to prepare for their maintenance of certification exams. He has traveled overseas both to educate physicians in plastic surgery as well as provide surgery where resources are not available.
His clinical interests span the entire spectrum of cosmetic surgery. Dr. Kahn is recognized by his patients and colleagues for his expertise in both non-invasive and surgical treatments of the face, breast and body. He is Board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Lucian Ion is a Plastic Surgeon working in London and a respected authority on Rhinoplasty
Mr Ion trained in both Europe and the UK. He received his medical degree from the University of Bucharest and started his general and plastic surgical training in Paris where he studied in several prestigious hospitals. He continued his training in Britain and passed the examinations to become a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS). His advanced training in plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery was completed in central London plastic surgery units covering all the aspects of the specialty. Once his training was complete, Mr Ion successfully passed both the Intercollegiate Board exam in plastic surgery and the European Board exam in the specialty, and was included on the Register of Medical Specialists of the General Medical Council, under the entry, plastic surgery. In 2000 he was appointed to the position of Consultant Plastic Surgeon at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, where he holds his NHS post and routinely treats patients. He has published extensively in medical journals and has been invited to lecture and demonstrate at national and international meetings and centres, on topics of aesthetic and plastic surgery. Mr Ion has been featured in television documentaries on aesthetic surgery on Discovery Health and Channel 5, and has appeared in print media on topics including facial surgery, rhinoplasty and adopting new technologies in clinical practice.
Dr Santdeep Paun is an Honorary Lecturer at Queen Mary's University and Consultant ENT Surgeon at Bart's and Royal London Hospitals.
Mr Santdeep Paun, Consultant Nasal and Facial Plastic Surgeon is the Medical Director of Symmetry Clinic. In the NHS, he works at and was the former Head of Department at St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London Hospitals, one of the biggest and well respected teaching hospital trusts in the UK. He performs complex cases there and, by reputation, am referred patients from other surgeons from within the region and other parts of the country. He is an honorary Lecturer at Queen Mary’s University, where he teaches students and is involved in clinical research with colleagues particularly In the areas of rhinoplasty and aesthetic reconstruction following facial trauma.
Mr Rajan Uppal, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, London
Mr Uppal is a leading rhinoplasty surgeon who specialises in Preservation Rhinoplasty and the Push-Down technique. He has 15 years experience in complex open and revision rhinoplasty. He is reviewer for the British Journal of Plastic Surgery (JPRAS) and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is a member of BAAPS council, ASPS, ISAPS and BAPRAS.
He has published articles on Rhinoplasty and is an invited expert lecturer at a number of International Rhinoplasty courses.
Mr Nick Eynon-Lewis, Consultant ENT Surgeon, London
Mr Eynon-Lewis specialises in the functional and aesthetic aspects of septorhinoplasty surgery. He has lectured on various national and international courses.
He is in charge of undergraduate teaching at Barts and the London Medical School, University of London. He is involved in organising and lecturing on courses at the University of London, City University and The Royal College of Surgeons of England. He is the Director of The London Nose Clinic and teaches on many courses in surgery.
Ms Romana Kuchai, Consultant ENT Surgeon, Imperial College, London
Miss Kuchai is a leader in complex nose and throat problems. She was awarded an MD for her research into Allergic Rhinitis. Miss Kuchai is a member of the faculty on several national courses at the Royal College of Surgeons and has organized courses for higher surgical trainees over 10 years. She is currently leading research at Hammersmith Hospital into vasculitic conditions affecting the ears, nose and throat such as Wegener's Granulomatosis and Sarcoidosis.
Ms. Kuchai was appointed as a Consultant in 2011 at Imperial College NHS Trust and practices at both St Mary's as well as Charing Cross Hospital, within the UK's largest Centre for Laryngology and Airway Reconstruction. She has a specific interest in Rhinology including endoscopic sinus surgery and reconstructive rhinoplasty surgery. She is also experienced in general Paediatric ENT Surgery with particular interest in the field of paediatric Allergy.