Dr. Hans-Joachim LAUBACH is a dermatologist practicing exclusively laser and aesthetic medicine.
Some short points of his professional career development:
Training in aesthetic and laser dermatology as clinical research fellow at the Wellman Center of Photomedicine, Harvard Medical School in Boston, US (2004 -2008)
Development of the dermatology laser unit at the University of Munster in Germany (2008 - 2009)
Co-director of one of the largest structures in the world for laser hair removal in Paris, France
Contribution to the development of new dermatological techniques such as fractional photothermolysis, cryolipolysis and focused ultrasound. These techniques are today used daily in dermatological practices and in aesthetic medicine
Author of scientific articles and book chapters in the field of interventional dermatology
Principal investigator and co-investigator in clinical and preclinical trials
Currently, Dr. LAUBACH is in charge of the specialized consultation for laser medicine at the University Hospital of Geneva.
Since 2016 he is the Medical Director of LaserMD, a private clinic specializing in laser and interventional dermatology in Strasbourg, France. Since October 2015, he is President of the European laser group ESLD (www.esld.eu).
In his function as representative of the University of Geneva and ESLD president he is invited as speaker to national and international conferences.
Dr. Laubach is also a co-treasurer of the GDEC (www.grdec.com), a member of the Scientific Committee of the Laser SFD Group (www.groupelasersfd.com) and a member of the International ASLMS Committee (www.aslms.org). In addition, Dr. LAUBACH is Co-Chair of the EADV Laser Committee (www.eadv.org). Since 2017 he is furthermore serving as president of ADELE (Association of Aesthetic and Laser Dermatologists of the East of France).
Prof. Ashraf Badawi
Prof. Ashraf Badawi is currently a Professor of Dermatology at the National Institute of Laser Enhanced Sciences, Cairo University, Egypt and a visiting Professor of Dermatology at Szeged University, Hungary. Dr Badawi has graduated from the Faculty of Medicine Cairo University, Egypt in 1992. In 1997, he obtained the MSc degree in Dermatology and Venereology followed by a Diploma in the Laser Applications in Biology and Medicine in 1998 from Cairo University too. In 2001, Prof. Badawi obtained a Diploma in General Surgery from the Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University. In 2007, Prof. Badawi received a PhD degree in Laser Applications in Dermatology from the National Institute of Laser Enhanced Sciences, Cairo University, Egypt. In 2011, Prof. Badawi obtained a second PhD in Clinical Medical Sciences from Szeged University, Hungary. During his career path, Prof. Badawi has actively participated in more than 350 International Dermatology conferences with lectures and workshops. Within the past 20 years He was directly involved in training of more than 3500 Dermatologists all over the world for Laser Applications in Dermatology and aesthetic Dermatology.
Prof. Badawi has several international publications in the field of Aesthetic Dermatology and laser applications in Dermatology and is:
President of the European Society of Laser Dermatology (ESLD)
Past President of the European Society of Cosmetic and Aesthetic Dermatology (ESCAD).
Co-Chair of the Laser Task Force at the European Academy of Dermatology and Venerology (EADV)
International Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
Member of the American Society for Laser in Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS)
Scientific Board member of the International Master Course of Aging Science “IMCAS”
Director of The Middle East Master Course at IMCAS Paris, 2015 - 2020 meetings.
He is also a reviewer for many Scientific Journals in the field of Dermatology as:
International Journal of Dermatology
Lasers in Medical Sciences
Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology
Journal of Clinical Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology
Journal of laser in medicine and surgery.
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Dr. Ahmed Sadek
Dr. Ahmed Sadek, MSc, DBA is a Dermato-Venereology Specialist, Vice Manager of Cairo Hospital for Dermatology & Venereology (Al-Haud Al-Marsoud) based in Cairo, Egypt.
He was born in 1979 & graduated at Ain-Shams Medical School, Cairo in 2002. He achieved Master Degree in Dermatology & Venereology in 2009 & Diploma Degree in Business Administration (Major: Hospital Management) in 2011. He is currently a Candidate for PhD degree in LASER Applications in Dermatology.
At his workplace, he is the Hospital’s Vice Manager for Training & CME. He previously served as Head of the Training Department, CME Program, Head of the Research Unit, Head of the Dermoscopy Unit, Member of the Scientific Committee as well as Residents' Manager. He is also owner & manager of Dr. Sadek Clinics. In addition to being an Executive committee member & Social Media Key Officer of ESLD, He is an Executive Board Member of the International Dermoscopy Society (Representative of Africa) as well as a Board Member of the Egyptian Society of Dermatology & Venereology in addition to being a Member of many international societies.
He delivered 60 international, > 700 national presentations & 110 courses, in addition to 16 publications. He trained > 1600 doctors both theoretical & practical in various aspects of dermatological diagnostic and therapeutic skills via Hands-On Workshops in addition to being Instructor, Lecturer & Course Moderator at the Arab Medical Union. He is a peer reviewer for four journals & a member of the editorial team of two others.
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Dr. Badea Jiryis
Dr. Jiryis is a medical doctor at Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel.
He was born in 1997 and completed medical school at the Rappaport Faculty of Medicine of the Technion at Haifa in 2022. Dr. Jiryis completed couple of laser training courses including a course on Harmony XL PRO laser system in Ceacarea, and the ESLD hands-on laser and EBD teaching course in Athens.
Since 2021, Dr. Jiryis works in the Laser unit at Rambam Health Care Campus. His work mainly focuses on treating patients with medical and aesthetic indications using ablative and non-ablative laser platforms. Dr. Jiryis has special interest in clinical research, he has been invited as a speaker to several national conferences, the last invitation was by the Israel Society of Dermatology and Venereology to present in the annual conference.
Although he has not yet started his dermatology residency, Dr. Jiryis is involved in a number of clinical research projects and has managed to publish a number of articles about lasers in medical practice. His recent publications in scientific journals in the field of Dermatology include Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, Mycoses.
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Dr. Alexander Uskov
Doctor Uskov MD PhD, founder and President of the Estonian Society for Laser Medicine (www.elas.ee). Medical founder of Confido Laser Clinic and Dr USKOV CLINIC in Estonia. Since 2023 teaching his own courses on laser dermatology at the University of Tartu (Estonia) and on Laser Medicine Basics for Nurses at Tallinn Health Care College.
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Dr. Christian Menzer
Dr MENZER is a board-certified medical and cosmetic dermatologist at the University of Heidelberg, Germany.
Dr Menzer completed his medical training in Heidelberg, Germany, with several international rotations in the U.S., Spain, Singapore, and Latin America. Following his residency and board-certification in Dermatology, Dr Menzer completed a fellowship in Oncologic Dermatology at the National Center for Tumor Diseases (Heidelberg), and a Research Fellowship and rotation in Laser Medicine at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (New York).
He is now head of Laser Medicine and Cosmetic Dermatology and deputy head of the Section of Oncologic Dermatology at the Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Heidelberg, Germany. Dr Menzer has an academic interest in Cosmetic Dermatology, Laser Medicine, and Oncology with several international publications.
Dr Menzer is Key Officer for Membership at the European Society for Lasers and Energy Based Devices (ESLD).
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Dr. Paolo Bonan
Dr. Paolo Bonan is currently Professor at the Post-Graduated School of Dermatology for Dermatological Physiotherapy of the University of Florence (Dermatology Dept.), and Professor in LaserSurgery at the University of Rome Guglielmo Marconi. In 2018 he has been appointed Professor in Laser and Energy-based Devices at the Faculty of Plastic Surgery of the University of Siena.
Since 1998 he participates as invited speaker and/or chairman in several national and international congresses and courses held within the context of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV), the Italian Society of Dermatology and Venereology and the Italian Association of Outpatient Dermatologists (Italian Laser in Dermatology Group).
In 2014 he has been appointed Head of dermatology and in-charge for the Cosmetic Plastic and Laser Dermatology Surgery Unit at the historic and prestigious Clinic “Villa Donatello” in Florence.
He is member of EADV, ESDR, SIDV (Italian Society of Dermatology and Venereology), and in 2016 he become a member of the EADV Laser Task Force.
Dr. Johan Snauwaert
Dr. Johan Snauwaert works as a dermatologist in a private practice in Brasschaat, Belgium He graduated in 1982 from Medical School at the University of Leuven, Belgium. In 1986 he was board certified in Dermatology and obtained certification from the Educational Commission for foreign medical graduates, Philadelphia. He then was appointed with a scholarship from the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery at the Dermatology departement of the Ludwig-Maximilians Universität in Munich under mentorship of Prof. dr. Braun-Falco. During this scholarship he had the opportunity to work in the laser department of Prof. Michael Landthaler.
Dr. Snauwaert participated in several national and international conferences as lecturer. From 1997 to 2007 he was national delegate at the UEMS section Dermatology-Venerology. In 2002 to 2006 he was consultant for the SNNDV, the Belgian-Dutch society for post-graduate training of dermatologists. From 2005 to 2009 he was nominated president of the Belgian Professional Dermatology Association. From 2014 to 2015 he was president of the Royal Collega of Physicians in Antwerp, Belgium. Since 2012 he has been consultant for the Centre Europeen de Normalisation (CEN) an co-author of European Standards on Aesthetic Medicine.