Surgeons

  • Mr Labros Chatzis
    Mr Labros Chatzis
    Consultant Plastic Surgeon

    Mr Labros Chatzis, MD, PhD, B Plast – Consultant Plastic Surgeon River Medical
    Mr Labros Chatzis is fully certified and is on the Specialist Register in Ireland and the UK. Furthermore, he is the only surgeon to hold a PhD in plastic surgery in Ireland
    Born in Athens, Greece and schooled in the UK, France and ...+

    Mr Labros Chatzis, MD, PhD, B Plast – Consultant Plastic Surgeon River Medical
    Mr Labros Chatzis is fully certified and is on the Specialist Register in Ireland and the UK. Furthermore, he is the only surgeon to hold a PhD in plastic surgery in Ireland
    Born in Athens, Greece and schooled in the UK, France and Canada. Mr. Chatzis completed his General Surgery training at the National Capodistrian University of Athens before carrying out Plastic Surgery training in a number of NHS units in the UK. He held formal training posts between 1988 and 1993 at the Plastic Surgery Departments of the following Major NHS Hospitals in the UK:

    • Frenchay Hospital, Bristol
    • Dundee Royal Infirmary
    • Shotley Bridge Hospital, Durham
    • Hull Royal Infirmary, Kingston-upon-Hull
    • Mr Chatzis qualified as a Plastic Surgeon and joined the Board of Plastic Surgeon in 1993.

    Prior to joining River Medical, Mr. Chatzis spent eight years as a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Clane General Hospital in Co. Kildare and in Cambridge, UK. For the previous seven years he was a Consultant Plastic Surgeon with a special interest in Breast Reconstruction and Head and Neck Cancer. During this period, he worked at Stamford General Hospital in London, Cambridge Private Hospital in Cambridge and in Athens. He also held rooms at Cambridge, Harley Street in London and Ireland. Mr. Labros Chatzis is now a permanent resident in Ireland and he only operates in major private general hospitals. His ambition is for River Medical to become the leading Cosmetic Surgery clinic in Ireland offering the state of the art treatments under a very strict medical ethos. Since qualifying, Mr Chatzis has conducted approximately 7,000 cosmetic surgical procedures including:
    • 3,500 breast surgical procedures (augmentations, reductions, uplifts)
    • 2,000 body contouring surgeries (liposuctions and abdominoplasties)
    • 1,000 facial procedures (rhinoplasties, blepharoplasties, laser treatments)
    • 500 skin cancer procedures

    Mr Chatzis’s main interests are cosmetic surgery of the body and breast for both men and women. He is a specialist in advanced breast surgery, liposuction, abdominoplasty, thigh and arm lifts. He is also highly-experienced in non-surgical procedures such as:
    • The treatment of facial wrinkles with injectables
    • Facial rejuvenation
    • The treatment of pigmented and vascular lesions with LASER and IPL machines
    • The use of peels and the treatment of cellulite and scars

    Mr Chatzis is a world authority on breast asymmetry and has been a member of the Academic Faculty on numerous International Symposia. He is also the author of a series of scientific papers published in Academic Journals. He was previously a trainer of Surgical Fellows on the three-year rotation approved training scheme leading to Board exams in Cosmetic Surgery.
    In 2009 Mr Chatzis was invited by the National Surgical Training Centre to lecture and since then he has been teaching young surgeon operative surgical skills as part of their formal postgraduate surgical education.-

Registered General Nurses

  • Aisling Cleary
    Aisling Cleary
    Dublin Clinic Manager, RGN

    Aisling is a Registered nurse, with specialist knowledge and qualifications in non-surgical treatments, skincare, LASER systems and Dermal Fillers. Prior to joining the River Medical team, Aisling resided in Chicago for almost a decade. During her time there she qualified as an Aesthetician with the Aveda Institute. The knowledge ...+

    Aisling is a Registered nurse, with specialist knowledge and qualifications in non-surgical treatments, skincare, LASER systems and Dermal Fillers. Prior to joining the River Medical team, Aisling resided in Chicago for almost a decade. During her time there she qualified as an Aesthetician with the Aveda Institute. The knowledge she gained through these studies ensures that Aisling is able to treat many different skin types and problems. Aisling’s passion is for skin. She enjoys treating aging skin, sun damaged skin, and acne patients are also of great interest to her. She tailors the treatment to ensure it is just right for them; therefore, the best possible results can be achieved. Since joining River Medical, Aisling has taken advanced training in LASER, IPL and cosmoceuticals. Aisling brings a wealth of experience and clinical know how to the role of River Medical Clinic Manager.-

  • Aobhin Cronin
    Aobhin Cronin
    Belfast Clinic Manager, RGN

    Aoibhin Cronin is Clinic Manager at River Medical Belfast. Aoibhin is a Registered General Nurse with extensive training in non invasive cosmetic surgery including dermal fillers, laser and all of the specialist non surgical treatments offered at River Medical. Aoibhin has worked in cosmetic surgery for the past five years and ...+

    Aoibhin Cronin is Clinic Manager at River Medical Belfast. Aoibhin is a Registered General Nurse with extensive training in non invasive cosmetic surgery including dermal fillers, laser and all of the specialist non surgical treatments offered at River Medical. Aoibhin has worked in cosmetic surgery for the past five years and before this at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast in critical care. Aoibhin has trained teams of nurses in Ireland and the UK in non surgical treatments and is passionate about delivering a superior result each time for her patient. As a nurse with a medical background Aoibhin has a lot of experience in pre and post operative surgical care and will guide you with knowledge and skill on this part of your River Medical journey. Passionate about both surgical and non surgical cosmetic care Aoibhin is a dedicated and exceptionally experienced cosmetic Clinic Manager who, along with her team welcomes you to River Medical Belfast.-

  • Leanne McKee
    Leanne McKee
    RGN

    Leanne is a Registered General Nurse who started her career in comestic surgery 10 years ago on Harley Street in London. Before this she specialised in surgical and critical care. Leanne has a vast amount of experience and knowledge when it comes to non-surgical treatments. Her area of speciality includes laser treatments and dermal ...+

    Leanne is a Registered General Nurse who started her career in comestic surgery 10 years ago on Harley Street in London. Before this she specialised in surgical and critical care. Leanne has a vast amount of experience and knowledge when it comes to non-surgical treatments. Her area of speciality includes laser treatments and dermal fillers, and she has expertly carried out hundreds of these treatments throughout her career. Leanne also enjoys the surgical side of her role and her pre and post operative care is always to an exceptionally high standard.-

  • Catherine Hollywood
    Catherine Hollywood
    RGN

    Catherine qualified in 2004 from DKIT with a BSC honours in nursing. She is a skilled aesthetic nurse with many years experience. Her area of expertise is in the non surgical cosmetic treatments and dermal fillers. Having gained multiple certifications in numerous speciality treatments, her vast knowledge and training means that ...+

    Catherine qualified in 2004 from DKIT with a BSC honours in nursing. She is a skilled aesthetic nurse with many years experience. Her area of expertise is in the non surgical cosmetic treatments and dermal fillers. Having gained multiple certifications in numerous speciality treatments, her vast knowledge and training means that Catherine is an expert in customising treatment plans for each of our patients, ensuring that they get the optimum results.-

  • Ciara Burke
    Ciara Burke
    RGN

    Ciara qualified in 2004 as a Registered General Nurse. She went on to pursue a career in beauty therapy and is qualified to CIDESCO standard and ran her own salon. Her passion for problematic skin lead her into aesthetic nursing. This combination of her advanced aesthetic training and beauty background gives Ciara the ability to ...+

    Ciara qualified in 2004 as a Registered General Nurse. She went on to pursue a career in beauty therapy and is qualified to CIDESCO standard and ran her own salon. Her passion for problematic skin lead her into aesthetic nursing. This combination of her advanced aesthetic training and beauty background gives Ciara the ability to fully understand her patient’s needs and deliver exceptional treatments and customised skin care regimes. Ciara’s moto in the clinic is “skin health for life” and she strives daily to achieve this for her patients.-

  • Ailish O’Gorman
    Ailish O’Gorman
    RGN

    Previous to working at River Medical Ailish worked as a theatre nurse in a leading private hospital for 11 years. Having gained vast experience in cosmetic and plastic surgery and a long-standing interest in aesthetics led Ailish to join the team at River Medical. Here, she specialises in all our laser, skin tightening and non ...+

    Previous to working at River Medical Ailish worked as a theatre nurse in a leading private hospital for 11 years. Having gained vast experience in cosmetic and plastic surgery and a long-standing interest in aesthetics led Ailish to join the team at River Medical. Here, she specialises in all our laser, skin tightening and non surgical treatments. Ailish also works closely with our surgical patients caring for them prior to their surgery and post their procedures. Her theatre expertise reassures and gives our patients confidence and peace of mind that they are getting the best possible care.-

  • Audrey O’Sullivan
    Audrey O’Sullivan
    RGN

    Audrey graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 2008 with first class honours as a Registered General Nurse specialising in Medical and Surgical Nursing. After gaining valuable nursing experience in both Ireland and Australia, Audrey joined the River Medical team in 2011 as an Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner. Audrey is an expert in ...+

    Audrey graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 2008 with first class honours as a Registered General Nurse specialising in Medical and Surgical Nursing. After gaining valuable nursing experience in both Ireland and Australia, Audrey joined the River Medical team in 2011 as an Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner. Audrey is an expert in skin analysis and non surgical treatments. She consults with patients to identify the right course of action for their skin issues and advises a tailored pro-active, preventative or corrective strategy for skin aging concerns. Audrey is an expert in FDA approved non-surgical techniques including dermal fillers, skin tightening techniques and skin laser procedures to reduce scarring, pigmentation or red veins. Audrey also liaises with surgical patients to bring them through their journey with River Medical ensuring specialist surgical preparation and post operative care.-

Patient Liaison Officers

  • Sarah Casey
    Sarah Casey
    Patient Liaison Officer

    Sarah is the newest member of the team. If you phone our Dublin clinic you are most likely to speak with Sarah who will answer or source an answer to any question you may have. Sarah’s enthusiasm and genuine interest in each and every patient makes her an invaluable member of the River Medical team.

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