The masterclasses offer the participants the opportunity to deepen the knowledge to optimize all aesthetic treatments. Featuring hands-on training sessions, the masterclasses cover a wide range of topics with a focus on safety and patient satisfaction. IPAM Masterclasses are the perfect way to refresh your skills and stay up to date with the latest techniques!

For 2024, we organize two different masterclasses. The first one in May will focus on the lifting and volumizing the face and body with reabsorbable fillers, while the second one in October will focus on the advances techniques with combined treatments.

Due to the practical nature of the masterclass and to guarantee a high quality level of teaching to all participants, the courses are limited in number.

Reabsorbable fillers for the rejuvenation of the face and the treatment of the body

LOCATION: Istituto San Celso, Via Mercalli 7 – Milan

TUTOR: Prof. Alessio Redaelli

The masterclass includes practical hands-on sessions dedicated to deepen the knowledge of advanced techniques for the lifting and volumizing the face and body with the use of reabsorbable fillers through an intensive 11-hours practical session.

Synergic techniques for the full treatment of the face

LOCATION: Istituto San Celso, Via Mercalli 7 – Milan

TUTOR: Prof. Alessio Redaelli

The masterclass includes practical hands-on sessions dedicated to deepening the knowledge of synergic techniques for the full treatment of the face with the use of reabsorbable fillers and botulinum toxin through an intensive 11-hours practical session.

Sponsored session

15.15 – 16.00
FILLMED session: innovative techniques with NCTF®

Shino Bay Aguilera, Gabriela Casabona, Pegah Dehdari, Ferial Fanian, Hassan Galadari, Parsa Mahdavinia, Valérie Philippon, Alessio Redaelli, Wolfgang Redka-Swoboda.

Dr. Francesco Leva

Aesthetic Doctor

The bright academic path of Dr. Francesco Leva, graduated with honours, starts at the University of Pavia, where he is resident in Internal Medicine, Metabolic Diseases and Endocrinology, managing endocrine senescence and imperfections due to hormonal alterations afterwards.

He deepens his expertise on aging results pursuing a master at the ASPEM- Academy School of Practical Aesthetic Medicine. His passion about this field leads him to complete his surgical training path at the University of Milan where he pursues the Master in Aesthetic Surgery with Prof. Klinger, with a thesis discussion on breast congenital malformations treatment. His academic journey continues in the Aesthetic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery area.

To sharpen his surgical techniques, he studied in foreign schools, as well as cadaver-based surgical dissection anatomy courses at the University of Bordeaux. He is currently head of a surgical team that operates in the reconstructive, plastic and aesthetic area. He is the creator of the 3Phasic System, a worldwide patented system for threadless biostimulation.
He is also CEO of LevaMedicaEstetica, as well as director and scientific coordinator of the AIMS master in Regenerative Aesthetic Medicine. Teacher at the 4-year of Regenerative and Aesthetic Medicine IAPEM School. Professor at the University of Foggia.

At the moment, he is often invited as a speaker to many national and international congresses, he teaches aesthetic medical and surgical techniques in Italy and abroad, and he is part of the International Society of Surgical Anatomy (SIACH) board. He has been Opinion Leader of Vivacy MC4 and Lovecosmedical and he is the author of many scientific papers in internal medicine, endocrinological and aesthetic surgical fields on impact factor journals, especially about metabolic diseases, cellulitis and localized adiposity.
He performs private practice in Italy and abroad, and thanks to his endocrinological and aesthetic surgical background, he can provide full treatments to patients with specific diagnosis for different kinds of problematics.

Dr. Christopher Rowland Payne


Christopher Rowland Payne is Consultant Dermatologist to The London Clinic.
He trained in London at St Bartholomew’s, St Thomas’s & Westminster Hospitals and in Edinburgh at the Royal Infirmary. Later, he was Professeur Universitaire at the Université de Paris-Créteil and Honorary Consultant Dermatologist to the Royal Marsden Hospital, London & Sutton.
He was Founding Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology and President & Secretary-General of the European Society for Cosmetic & Aesthetic Dermatology. He has published and presented papers on all aspects of dermatology, including skin cancer surgery, cosmetic dermatology & psychodermatology.
He is co-author of the major international multiauthor textbook, “Cosmetic Medicine & Surgery”, and is chairman of the European Academy of DermatoVenerology’s cosmetic dermatology task force.
In 2017, he was awarded the Royal Society of Medicine’s Stevens Medal for his lecture, ‘Skin cancer and sun addiction’.
He is currently in full time private clinical practice and is also Professor of Dermatology at the Ludes Lugano University Campus of Malta & Professor of Academic Cosmetic Dermatology at the Universita Roma-Marconi.

Dr. Frederic Braccini

ENT & Facial Plastic Surgeon

He practices in Nice, France (“L’Artistique”, Medical Healthcare,

He graduated at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Marseille (Senior intern, hospital assistant and clinical head physician).

He was Teacher anatomy instructor at the Marseille University faculty.

Associate surgeon to the American Hospital of Paris (2009-2011), he works in private activity in Nice since 2001.
President of the Medical Establishment Commission (French CME) of the Saint-François clinic in Nice (2012-2022).

Affiliated to the French Medical Council since 1998. Affiliated to the general medical council (UK) in 2014 and Switzerland Medical Council since 2015.

He is an international expert in surgery and medicine aesthetic fields, and one of the most well-known ENT& FPS doctors (with nearly 35000 searches on google per one month –  source Google Business January 2020).

Numerous Teaching French Inter University diplomas (Paris, Nice, Lyon, …).

Numerous private teaching courses in Europe. He performs a lot of conferences all over the world (USA: Boston Harvard University, New York; India: New Delhi; EAU: Dubai; South Africa: Cap town; North Africa: Marrakech, Casablanca; Europe: France, Monaco; Italy, Bergamo, Milano, Napoli, Roma, Bologna; Spain, Barcelona, Sitges, Madrid…; Portugal: Lisboa, Porto; Poland: Varsovie; Russia: Moscow, Saint Petersburg; Switzerland: Geneva, UK: Coventry, Warwick …

Co-Founder and Past-President of the Advanced Medical and Surgical Aesthetic Society (SAMCEP), Secretary for the French Society of Facial Plastic Surgery (SFCPEF), he is also member of the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery and, the Rhinoplasty Society of Europe. Since 2014, he joins the American Society of Plastic surgeons.

He organized a lot of congress and published many scientific studies and books on facial plastic surgery and aesthetic medicine.

He is one of the pioneer in the world for the Medical Rhinoplasty, with the first publication and the reference book in this field. He is the founder also of the “less is more and the medical strobing” concepts in aesthetic medicine.
Key opinion leader for several companies and scientific committees.

Member of the main board and the scientific organization for the “Awards de l’esthétique médicale”.

He was the scientific co-founder of Face2face congress, and the current  the scientific coordinator for Anti-aging Monaco World Congress,  Aesthetic Multispecialty Society,  Face Aesthetics Masterclass,  Nice Rhinoplasty courseORL CorsicaEsthetique Corsica and Botulinum Toxin Summit.

Dr. Ferial Fanian


Dr. Ferial Fanian MD PhD is dermatologist and expert in Aesthetic Dematology and Skin biometrology especially the cutaneous imaging techniques (confocal microscopy, OCT and high frequency ultrasound). She is the Board member of the Imaging group of the French Society of Dermatology since 2015.

She holds a Ph.D. in life and health science from the University of Franche Comté in France in 2016 where she worked for more than 5 years on primary human melanocytes.

She is the co-editor of the textbook of skin biometrology, «Agache’s Measuring the Skin», published on 2017 in the major reference category of Springer. She has been a researcher in this field for more than 20 years (RG index 24.13), including 7 years as a Scientific Expert and Coordinator at the Centre for studies and Research on Integument (CERT) at the Departement of Dermatology at university hospital of Besançon, France. She is also author of several chapters in different dermatologic book such as Atlas of Dermatology, Dermatopathology and Venereology and Gender Dermatology, etc.

Thanks to her outstanding experience in aesthetic injections and Laser application in Dermatology, she
is currently the Scientific Director of FILLMED Laboratories in France. She is also the trainer and speaker at several international congresses and events and also academic trainer at University Diploma Curriculum (DIU) in «Cosmetic Dermatology, Dermatological Laser and Cosmetology» since 2012 in France.

She is reviewer for several English and French scientific journals such as JCD, JEADV, Archives of Dermatology, Skin and Research Technology, Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, Case Reports in Dermatologicals, Therapeutic Realities in Dermato-Venerology, etc.

Dr. Elina Theodorakopoulou


Dr. Elina Theodorakopoulou is a greek board certified dermatologist who specialises in aesthetic dermatology in private practice in Athens, Greece. She has pursued Dermatology elective rotations, with honours, at Johns Hopkins University and the University of Denver, USA. She holds a PhD degree (honours) on the pathophysiology and psychosocial impact of skin conditions such as psoriasis, from the University of Manchester, UK. She has also an extensive knowledge on clinical trials for psoriasis, eczema and skin aging, as a clinical trials researcher, at the Clinical trials unit, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK. During her PhD, she was also an Academic Teaching assistant, for medical and dental sciences, at the University of Manchester. Her training on Aesthetic Dermatology is USA and Canada based, at the most prestigious clinics, including the Miami based, Shino Bay Cosmetic Dermatology Clinic, Dr Val Lambros-Cornona Del Mal Clinic, in California, the Colorado University Cosmetics centre, in Denver and the Victoria Park Medispa in Montreal. Her aesthetic approach of patients is influenced by both an artistic viewpoint as well as science, using cutting edge scientific knowledge, techniques and protocols, while her vision of the future of aesthetics is more of a bioregenerative approach. She is the first in Greece to have introduced the term Dissolving clinic, where she handles complications from injectables, with the use of facial ultrasound. She is a trainer on injectables for junior and advanced injectors, while a national and international speaker on new advances in the field.

Dr. Massimo Vitale

Aesthetic Doctor

Dr. Massimo Vitale graduated in medicine and surgery at the Universidad del Zulia, in Venezuela. He obtained the validation of the degree at the University of Turin, then obtaining the qualification to practice at the University of Bologna. Dr. Massimo Vitale deals with non-invasive or minimally invasive aesthetic medicine treatments for both the face and the body. He attends training and update courses in Aesthetic Medicine annually. He is a member of SIME (Italian Society of Aesthetic Medicine) and he is a speaker in national and international Congresses of Aesthetic Medicine and Surgery.

Dr. Giovanni Salti

Aesthetic Doctor

Dr. Giovanni Salti is a well-known and respected specialist in the aesthetic field. He graduated with honors in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Florence, got his residency and board certification in General Surgery at Bologna University, and Master Certifications in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery at Padua University and Aesthetic Medicine at Rome University.

He is in private practice as plastic surgeon in Florence, specializing in fat surgery and regenerative fat therapy. He is an expert in the field of nonsurgical cosmetic procedures, like fillers, toxins, lipolysis, lasers, chemical peels, suture suspension lifts.

He is full member of the Italian Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (AICPE), full member of the Italian Society of Plastic Surgery (SICPRE), corresponding fellow of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS), full member of the Italian Society of Aesthetic Medicine (SIME), board of directors of the Italian Association Aesthetic Botulinum Therapy (AITEB) and past president of the Italian Federation of Aesthetic Medicine (FIME).

Dr. Salti held positions of Lecturer in Aesthetic Medicine and Surgery at the University of Pavia, Florence, and Rome. He has been invited to lecture in international scientific congresses and meetings over the last twenty years in the areas of soft tissue fillers, botulinum toxin, cellulite, lasers, and minimally invasive surgery. He authored several papers and book chapters published in the peer reviewed literature. He has been involved in basic and advanced injection techniques courses in Europe, Middle East, Asia, America, and Australia.

Dr Liliana Sytnyk


Dr Liliana Sytnyk became a dermatologist in 2005 and is currently a consultant in private practice in Kiev and London where she practices all aspects of cosmetic dermatology. Her holistic approach encompasses a special interest in nutrition and functional medicine. She is a member of the European Consensus Group on Threads and a member of the Cosmetic Dermatology Task Force of the EADV. She is renowned for using effective combination therapies to improve skin quality. 

Dr. Alberto Diaspro

Maxillofacial Surgeon

Dr. Alberto Diaspro has received his Medical Degree and specialization in Maxillo-facial Surgery from the University of Turin.
He earned his Master of Sciences in Facial Plastic Surgery from Tor Vergata University, in Rome and Aesthetic Medicine and Therapy from the University of Camerino, once obtained his Aesthetic Medicine Diploma at the Post University School of Aesthetic Medicine S.M.I.E.M.-Agorà in Milan.
He authored and co-authored several scientific papers, published in peer-reviewed journals and books.
He is a member of the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery (E.A.F.P.S.), of the Italian Association of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery (A.I.C.P.E.) and of the Italian Association of Facial Cosmetic and Functional Surgery (A.I.C.E.F.F.).
He is Chief Medical Officer of Rigeneralab – Centre for Regenerative Medicine and works as private consultant in facial plastic and maxillo-facial surgery in Turin.

Dr. Riekie Smit

Aesthetic Doctor
South Africa

MBChB (UOFS). MSc Sports Medicine (Pret) Adv Dip Aesth Med (FPD).

Dr. Smit has a private practice in Pretoria, South Africa, specializing in treating various aesthetic medical conditions. Dr. Smit is the founder and ex-officio president of the Aesthetic and Anti-aging Medicine Society of South Africa and chairperson of the Aesthetic Medicine Congress of South Africa. Dr. Smit is the course developer and current academic coordinator for the officially recognized Advanced Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine in South Africa at the FPD higher education institute. She is also a senior faculty member of the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine training doctors in Asia Pacific, Africa, Europe, UK. She is an international trainer and key opinion leader on aesthetic medical subjects and author of medical articles, journals, and scientific publications.  Her field of expertise includes skin rejuvenation, facial injectables (neuromodulators and fillers), thread lifting, chemical peels, mesotherapy, PRP, Lasers and LED. Dr. Smit is a global KOL for various aesthetic medical and pharmaceutical companies in the industry. 

Dr. Marina Landau


Practices medical and procedural dermatology. Graduated from Medical School in Ben Gurion University and trained in dermatology in Tel Aviv Medical Center followed by fellowships in dermatopathology in NYU, New, Clinical Pharmacology in Sunnybrook Hospital, and Pediatric Dermatology, Sick Children Hospital, Toronto.
Dr. Landau is currently part of the staff of the department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in Shamir Medical Center, affiliated to Sourasky Medical School of Tel Aviv University.

Dr. Landau is a founding president of the International Peeling Society, past President of the Israel Society for Dermatologic Surgery, and International Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology (IFAAD).

For the last 20 years Dr. Landau is dedicated to aesthetic dermatology by implementing her knowledge of basic processes in the skin into daily cosmetic practice and scientific research.  
Dr. Landau is a well-known international speaker on non-surgical cosmetic procedures, including injectables, peels, lasers and threads.
Dr. Landau is an author of more than 90 scientific articles and a coauthor of chapters of 7 textbooks in dermatology and cosmetic dermatology.  

Prof. Alessio Redaelli

Aesthetic Doctor and Vascular Surgeon

Prof. Redaelli is based in in Milan, Italy.

He has published several books in the field of the aesthetic medicine and more than 35 scientifical articles in the field of aesthetic medicine and phlebology.

He is a key opinion leader for Ipsen company and a Contract Professor at the Genoa University for the Master in Aesthetic Medicine, academic year 2022-2023. He also tutors at Iapem and Aims Italian schools. He is the chairman and scientifical director of the International Congress IPAM.

He is active member at the International Academy of Aesthetic Dermatology.

He is a chairman and KOL in most important international congresses in the world.

His field of expertise includes injecting and teaching BoNT-A, fillers, threads, and PLLA.