BSc, MBBS, FRACS (Gen.), FRACS (Plast.), GAICD
Dr. Papadopoulos is widely regarded as one of the most knowledgeable authorities on aesthetic surgery and a leading educator in the field. He is an Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of Notre Dame in Australia and serves as Visiting Professor for the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS). Dr Papadopoulos is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) and a member of many medical societies including the Australian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS), the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), and the Aesthetic Society (USA) serving on numerous committees.
Dr Papadopoulos is a dual board certified surgeon, having received his General Surgery training at the Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre in Melbourne and then completed Plastic Surgery training in Sydney. He is currently a Specialist Plastic Surgeon in private practice and Founder/Medical Director of Cosmetic Culture Clinics, offering multi-location, non-invasive and minimally invasive aesthetic treatments in Sydney.
He is on the Board Directors for both the ISAPS and the International Society of Regenerative Plastic Surgeons (ISPRES) and has served as President of the Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), He also serves on the Editorial/Review Board of the Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (APS), Aesthetic Surgery Journal (ASJ) and the Australasian Journal of Plastic Surgery (AJOPS). Dr Papadopoulos is currently the Head of the Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (PRAS) at Westmead Private Hospital, Sydney. He is on faculty as a dissector/tutor for the internationally acclaimed Mendelson Advanced Facial Anatomy Course (MAFAC), focussing on face/neck lift surgery. Dr Papadopoulos is also the Course Chairman of the Anatomy For Injectors (AFI) course for filler and toxin injections as part of the Non-Surgical Symposium (NSS) held annually in Australia. He has been the Program Chair and meeting organizer of over 12 national/international educational meetings in Plastic Surgery.
Dr Papadopoulos is driven by a passionate interest in achieving excellence through learning and teaching. Aside from contributing to many book chapters, peer-reviewed journals and publications, he has travelled the globe, giving over 500 lectures at national and international meetings/workshops on all facets of breast and body contouring and facial anatomy/rejuvenation. Dr. Papadopoulos is well-known for his ability to question the status quo and conventional wisdoms in medicine, as well as for his engaging teaching style and “lateral” thinking. His particular interests include aesthetic and functional body contouring, facial anatomy pertaining to both face and neck lift surgery, fillers and toxins, the science of longevity and stem cells, and the business of plastic surgery.