International Keynote Speakers
The Plastic Surgery Congress (PSC) 2022 brings together the best in contemporary scientific and medical education from around Australia and the world. Participate in high quality presentations and networking events with colleagues, peers and opinion leaders.
Maurice Nahabedian, MD
Private Practice, National Center for Plastic Surgery, McLean, Virginia, USA
Maurice Nahabedian, MD was formerly a Professor of Plastic Surgery at the Johns Hopkins University, Georgetown University and the Inova branch of the Virginia Commonwealth University.
He is currently in private practice at the National Center for Plastic Surgery in McLean, Virginia since 2017.
Dr. Nahabedian completed his residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1995 and was on their faculty until 2005 where he served as program director under Paul Manson, MD.
In 2005, Dr. Nahabedian joined the faculty at Georgetown University where he was Vice Chairman of the Department under Scott Spear, MD. Dr. Nahabedian has published over 235 scientific manuscripts, editorials, and invited discussions; served as principal or associate editor of 10 textbooks, and written 101 book chapters focused primarily on aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of the breast. He was an associate editor for the Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery from 2005 – 2009 and was the Breast Section Editor from 2009 – 2017.
Dr. Nahabedian has been a visiting professor at 111 hospitals and universities nationally and internationally, delivered over 1,300 lectures on topics related to reconstructive and aesthetic breast surgery and chaired 21 national or international conferences.
FCS (SA) Plast, FRCS (Plast)
Consultant Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon,
Nottingham City Hospital, Nottingham University Hospital Trust, UK
Stephen McCulley is Consultant Plastic & Reconstructive surgeon based in Nottingham in the UK since 2002. He graduated in the UK and completed his specialist training between Cape Town, South Africa and Nottingham.
He specializes in all aspects of Reconstructive, Oncoplastic and Cosmetic breast surgery. He is trained and performs both oncological and reconstructive aspects of breast surgery and has a special interest in Breast conserving techniques (namely Therapeutic Mammaplasty and local perforator flaps), microvascular autologous breast reconstruction, the planning of radiotherapy in reconstruction and breast asymmetry/chest wall deformity surgery.
Along with Breast and Plastic surgery colleagues he has developed the combined Oncoplastic service in Nottingham, which has become a leading centre for Oncoplastic Breast surgery research, teaching and development. The Plastic surgery unit has also championed improved efficiencies and outcomes in microvascular breast reconstruction.
He is co-founder of the annual ORBS (Oncoplastic Reconstructive Breast Surgery) meetings in Nottingham, running since 2008.
Professor Efterpi Demiri
Professor and Head of Plastic Surgery, Papageorgiou Hospital, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki; Greece
Studies and Training
Medical School & PhD in Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Diploma of Microsurgery - Université de Bordeaux, France
Clinical Fellow in the Institut Aquitain de la Main, Bordeaux & the Department of Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery and Microsurgery, C.H.U., Bordeaux, France
Visiting Fellow in Queen Victoria Hospital (East Grinstead,UK), St Thomas Hospital (London), San Pau Hopital (Barcelona), Clinique Hartman (Paris)
Visiting Professor, University of Helsinki, Finland
Visiting Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Examiner for the European Board of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (EBOPRAS)
Active Member & National Delegate of the European Association of Plastic Surgeons (EURAPS)
Partner of the European School of Lymphatic Diseases
National Delegate of the European Federation for Societies for Microsurgery (EFSM)
Member of 12 National and International Scientific Societies
Awarded for 15 research and clinical projects
Author of more than 100 publications, 24 chapters in Plastic Surgery Textbooks
Editor of 5 Books in Plastic Surgery and Microsurgery
Main Fields of Interest
Breast and Lymphedema Surgery
Reconstructive surgery of the hand and lower extremity