An Innovative, Interactive Symposium Featuring Groundbreaking Trends and Procedures
July 20-22, 2012 at The Conrad New York

Past Participants

Dr. Samir A. Shah, MD, MS, FACSDr. Samir A. Shah, MD, MS, FACS
Address: 18582 Main Street Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Phone: 714-965-9696

Dr. Samir Shah is a board certified surgeon based out of Beach Eye Medical Group in Huntington Beach, California. Dr. Shah is well renowned, having been voted one of “America’s Top Ophthalmologists” many times. Dr. Shah graduated with valedictorian honors from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York, followed by medical studies in the University of Michigan and a residency at Jules Stein Eye Institute in UCLA. To perfect his craft, he attended a fellowship in the Johns Hopkins Hospital to practice, external disease, cornea, and refractive surgeries. He is now the leading cataract surgeon of Beach Eye Medical Group.

Dr. Samir Shah is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and many other boards and organizations that lie within his specialty.

American Board of Ophthalmology
American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery
The Cornea Society
The California Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons

Specialized Treatments:
Advanced Cataract Surgery
Laser Cataract Surgery

Dr. Gail Humble, M.D.Dr. Gail Humble, M.D.
Address: 450 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94108.
Phone: (415)395-7323

Dr. Gail Humble is a board certified physician by the American Board of Anesthesia and the American Board of Laser Surgery practicing non-surgical aesthetic medicine in San Francisco, California. Dr. Humble graduated with from the University of California with high honor before attached medical school at the University of Texas. Dr. Humble continued her professional studies during a medical internship in General Surgery at Michael Reese Medical Center and the University of Southern California.

Dr. Gail Humble has been the Associated Clinical Professor as the University of Southern California, Medical Director of Blue Pacific, and Member of the Allergan Physician Advisory Board. Dr. Gail Humble now practices at her private office in San Francisco where she specializes in treatments such as ThermiRF, Injecbtales, Pixel Laser and Chemical Peels.

American Board of Anesthesia
American Board of Laser Surgery

Specialized Treatments:
Pixel Laser
Lip Augmentation

Dr. Sam S. Rizk, M.D., F.A.C.S.Dr. Robert J. Morin, MD, FACS
Address: 200 West 57th Street, Suite 508 New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 740-7500

Dr. Robert J. Morin is a board certified facial plastic surgeon specializing reconstructive and cosmetic surgery. Dr. Morin also has great experience in craniofacial surgery and pediatric plastic surgery that allows him to successfully perform a wide range of complex reconstructive and cosmetic surgical procedures on both adults and children. Dr. Morin has a specific interest in nasal reconstruction, ear reconstruction, and cleft rhinoplasty.

After receiving his medical degree from New York Medical College, Dr. Morin went on to complete his residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. During his tenure there, he served as Chief Resident in plastic surgery. Dr. Morin received additional post-graduate training in craniofacial and pediatric plastic surgery. As a Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery Fellow at Miami Children’s Hospital in Miami, Florida, Dr. Morin trained with Dr. S. Anthony Wolfe, one of the world’s foremost experts in craniofacial surgery. Dr. Morin now practices plastic surgery in New York City and New Jersey.

Dr. Sam S. Rizk, M.D., F.A.C.S.Dr. Sam S. Rizk, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Address: 1040 Park Ave, New York, NY, 10028
Phone: (212) 452-3362

Dr. Sam Rizk is a double board certified plastic surgeon specializing in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. After graduating with honors from the University of Michigan Medical School, Dr. Rizk went on to complete his internship in general surgery at the Lenox Hill Hospital, his otolaryngology residency at the New York Hospital and Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital. Dr. Rizk completed his residency in facial plastic surgery at the American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery in California.

Currently Dr. Rizk serves as the Medical Director of Manahattan Facial Plastic Surgery in New York City. At his private practice, Dr. Rizk is most well-known for his innovative approach to rhinoplasty and other nose-related plastic surgeries. Using a 3D endoscopic telescope tool, Dr. Rizk created the rapid recovery rhinoplasty procedure-now his most popular procedure. Dr. Rizk also an active member of several accredited medical societies including the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, New York Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Society and the Rhinoplasty Society.

Dr. Alexis D. Furze, M.D.Dr. Alexis D. Furze, M.D.
Address: 520 Superior Ave., Ste # 270, Newport Beach, CA 92663
Phone: (9855) 906-3223

Dr. Alexis D. Furze is a double board certified plastic surgeon in facial plastic surgery, head and neck surgery, reconstructive surgery, and nasal and sinus surgery. Dr. Furze graduated from the University of Miami School of Medicine in 2005 with a Doctorate in Medicine with Research Distinction. Dr. Furze went on to complete his training in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Southwestern and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of California. Dr. Furze has an unique approach to his procedures, addressing both cosmetic and functional issues in one surgery. Dr. Furze is considered the top nasal and sinus surgeon in California having performed over 10,000 nasal surgeries. Dr. Alexis D. Furze now practices at his own private practice, Facial Plastic Surgery OC in Orange County, California.

American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
American Board of Otolaryngology
University of Florida Brain Institute
University of Miami
Children’s Rehabilitation Institute and Surgery Program
Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Specialized Treatments:
Sinus Surgery
Balloon Sinuplasty
Mohs Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. Franziska Ringpfeil, M.D.Dr. Franziska Ringpfeil, M.D.
Address: 569 W. Lancaster Avenue, Haverford, PA 19041
Phone: 610.525.5250
Address: 1516 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 215.545.5458

Dr. Franziska Ringpfeil is a board certified dermatologist in Pennsylvania and is recognized by her peers as the top dermatologist in the area. Dr. Ringpfeild completed medical school and begin her dermatology training in Germany before being invited to join the Department of Dermatology in Thomas Jefferson University by the Chairman of the Department. Dr. Ringpfeil later joined the department as the Cosmetic and Pediatric Specialists. Dr. Ringpfeil has written numerous academic papers and contributed to many of the top dermatology textbooks. Recognized internationally, Dr. Ringpfeil has given several lectures on dermatology at dermatology conferences around the world. Currently, Dr. Ringpfeil practices in her private dermatology center Ringpfeild Dermatology, where she provides patients with the best dermatologic services to meet their cosmetic and medical needs. Dr. Ringpfeil is also the Vice Chair of the Dermatology Foundation, the leading organization for dermatology research in the country.

Young Investigator Award by the Academy of Dermaotlogy
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Award for Outstanding Teaching
Vice Chair of the Dermatology Foundation
National Association for Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum

Specialized treatments:
Specialized Treatments:
Skin Caner
Hair Loss

Dr. Thomas D. Griffin, M.D., FAAD, FACP
Address: 2200 Arch Street, Suite 120, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: (215) 561-9100
Address: 744 Lancaster Avenue, Suite 100, Wayne, PA 19087
Phone: (610) 688-9100

Dr. Thomas D. Griffin is a triple board certified physician in dermatology, dermatopathology and pathology with a special interest in the hair growth cycle and hair loss. Dr. Griffin completed his studies at University of Notre Dame and the Jefferson Medical College and his residency at Temple University. He has served as the President of the Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery and the Dermatology branch of the College of Physicians in Philadelphia. Dr. Griffin combines his knowledge of dermatology and dermatopathology to effective treat hair loss and balding in men and women. Dr. Griffin has over 25 years of experience treating hair loss using both surgical and non-surgical methods at his Griffin Hair Restoration Center of Philadelphia. Some of his most popular methods include ARTAS robotic hair transplant, follicular unit extraction and corrective hair transplant.

American Board of Dermatology Certification in Dermatology
American Board of Dermatology Sub-certificate in Dermatopathology
American Board of Pathology Certification in Anatomic Pathology

Specialized treatments:
Follicular Unit Extraction
Corrective Hair Transplant
Robotic Hair Transplant
Eyebrow and Beard Transplant

Dr. Miguel A. Delgado
Address: 165 Rowland Way Suite 300, Novato, CA 94945
Phone: (415) 898-4161
Address: 450 Sutter Street Suite 2433, San Francisco, CA 94108
Phone: (415) 989-2221

Dr. Miguel A. Delgado is a board-certified plastic surgeon practicing in California with offices in Novato and San Francisco. Dr. Delgado graduated with honors from the University of California medical school and completed his residency at the Stony Brook University Medical Center. With his comprehensive knowledge of cosmetic surgery, Dr. Delgado performs plastic surgery procedures on the face and body with emphasis on gynecomastia or enlarged male breasts. Dr. Delgado is recognized internationally for his knowledge and expertise in gynecomastia surgery. He is the owner of, the world’s largest forum for gynecomastia. Dr. Delgado has been featured in several television documentaries and honored with awards such as the San Francisco Top Doc Award in 2010. With over 20 years of experience, Dr. Delgado is considered among the best gynecomastia surgeons in the world.

Diplomat American Board of Plastic Surgery
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Amerian Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Diplomat American College of Surgeons
American Lipoplasty Society
American Medical Association
Marin Medical Society
California Medical Association

Specialized treatments:
Mommy Makeover

Dr. Jason Litner
Address: 9201 West Sunset Blvd. Suite M130, Los Angeles, CA 90069
Phone: 310.276.6800

Dr. Jason Litner is a Los Angeles and Beverly Hills facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon who has been in practice for 15 years. Originally from Toronto, Canada, Dr. Litner attended medical school at the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, one of Canada’s oldest institutions for medical studies. Dr. Litner completed his residency at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, one of the most prestigious ophthalmology and otolaryngology hospitals in the world. In addition to his degrees, Dr. Litner is also affiliated with the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

B.Sc. (First Class with Distinction), Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences, York University, Toronto, Canada.
M.D. (Gold Medal), Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and Affiliated Hospitals: New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, St. Vincent’s Hospital Medical Center, Beth Israel Medical Center, St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center, and Westchester Medical Center, New York, NY.

Specialized treatments:
Cosmetic Facial Plastic Surgery
Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. Peyman Solieman
Address: 9201 West Sunset Blvd. Suite M130, Los Angeles, CA 90069
Phone: 310.276.6800

A Los Angeles and Beverly Hills cosmetic facial plastic surgeon , Dr. Peyman Solieman currently practices at PROFILES Beverly Hills. He received his Bachelor of Science at UCLA and went on to medical school at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. Following graduation, he completed his surgical subspecialty training and his fellowship in rhinoplasty and cosmetic facial plastic surgery at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary Dr. Peyman Solieman is also affiliated with Los Robles Hospital and Regional Medical Center, West Hills Hospital and Medical Center and Cedar Sinai Medical Center.

B.Sc. University of California, Los Angeles
M.D. University of California, San Diego

Specialized Treatments:
Plastic and Reconstructive surgery
Plastic Surgery

Nargiz Schmidt, D.D.S.
Address: 110 E. 40th Street, 2nd Floor New York, NY 10016
Phone: (888) 611-0096

Dr. Nargiz Schmidt is a prosthodontist – a specialist in reconstructive, aesthetic and implant dentistry. Dr. Schmidt received her doctoral degree from SUNY at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine with numerous awards for academic and clinical achievements in pharmacology, clinical dentistry, and biochemistry.

After spending two years in private practice as a general dentist, Dr. Schmidt went on to become a specialist in cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry. She was accepted into the New York University College of Dentistry advanced education in prosthodontics. Dr. Schmidt learned the art and science of prosthodontics and aesthetic dentistry from some of the best specialists in the country. Following the completion of this 3-year, full-time program, Dr. Schmidt received certification as a Prosthodontist.

Today Dr. Schmidt shares her time between private practice and her responsibilities as visiting clinical professor of prosthodontics at New York University. With vast knowledge in complex dental restorations and rehabilitation, Dr. Schmidt often serves as a consultant to general dentists and other dental specialists and receives referrals from them.

New York University College of Dentistry
Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine

Specialized Treatments:
Laser Dentistry

Dr. Laurence M. Milgrim, MD
Address: 1 Degraw Ave, Teaneck, NJ 07666
Phone: 201.357.4702

Dr. Laurence Marc Milgrim is an expert facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon, specializing in rhinoplasty, facelift and non-invasive plastic surgery, such as Botox and Juvederm in NJ and NY. He has been in private practice for over 20 years. He is board certified by both the American Board of Head and Neck Surgery-Otolaryngology and the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. This unique status is reserved for the few surgeons who are in an exclusive class of their own and are experts in both cosmetic and reconstructive facial surgery. After graduation from Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Milgrim attended medical school at UMDNJ-Rutgers University. He completed his Internship and Residency training in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Albert Einstein/Montefiore Medical Center in New York. Dr. Milgrim was awarded a Fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center. He was then honored by Frank Kamer, MD with an Externship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the famed Laskey Clinic in Beverly Hills, California. Over the past 20 years Dr. Milgrim has gained international fame for his approach to rhinoplasty, especially revision rhinoplasty. He trained with renowned New York rhinoplasty expert William Lawson, MD, DDS. Dr. Milgrim is a recognized authority on the rhinoplasty, having taught many surgeons on a national level, seen on ABC, NBC and FOX, and written numerous texts on the subject. He is quoted often in the New York Times and Allure Magazine. Among his many achievements include.

  • Castle Connelly “Top Doctors in the New York Metro Area”
  • Castle Connelly “Top Cosmetic Doctors and Dentists” for the past 10 years.
  • Patient Choice Award
  • Best Doctors In America
  • Best Doctors Bergen County, NJ Monthly
  • Consumer Resarch Council’s “America’s Top Physicians”
  • NJ Monthly , Top Doctors in New Jersey
  • 201 Magazine, Best Doctors in Bergen County

Dr. Steven Davidowitz
Address: 1 International Boulevard Route 17 North Mahwah, NJ 07495
Phone: 1-844-MODMOUTH

Dr. Steven Davidowitz is a leading cosmetic dentist, specializing in implant, Invisalign, TMJ/Facial pain treatments. He is a founder of MOD Mouth, a revolutionary oral beauty boutique that offers teeth straightening services in a stress-free environment. Dr. Davidowitz is an Invisalign Elite Provider, placing him in the top 3% of Invisalign providers in the United States.

After receiving his DDS degree from the New York University College of Dentistry, Dr. Davidowitz completed his general dentistry residency at the Brooklyn Hospital Medical Center. He did his fellowship training in Implant Surgery and Restorative Implant Dentistry at New York University and is a Fellow in high standing with the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.

Dr. Davidowitz is also an active member in a number of professional organizations, including:

  • American Academy of Cosmetic Orthodontics (AACO)
  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI)
  • American Academy of Facial Esthetics (AAFE)
  • Academy of General Dentistry (AGD)

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