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 Canada. ...+

    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.

    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.

    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.-

  • Mr Vik Vijh
    Mr Vik Vijh
    Consultant Plastic, Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgeon

    Mr. Vik Vijh, MB BS, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Ed), FRCS (Plast), plastic surgeon to the stars, specialises in and performs cosmetic, plastic and reconstructive surgery. Mr. Vijh is Consultant Plastic Surgeon and Clinical Lead at the NHS Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Birmingham covering the City of Birmingham and the West Midlands ...+

    Mr. Vik Vijh, MB BS, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Ed), FRCS (Plast), plastic surgeon to the stars, specialises in and performs cosmetic, plastic and reconstructive surgery. Mr. Vijh is Consultant Plastic Surgeon and Clinical Lead at the NHS Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Birmingham covering the City of Birmingham and the West Midlands region including Herefordshire. Mr. Vik Vijh is often considered as one of the best plastic surgeons in the World, giving you the confidence that you will have the right surgeon for you – no matter which procedure you are looking for whether it be breast, facial or body shaping.


    Education & Training
     
    Mr Vijh received his training in London and passed the Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) examination in 1988. After a formal training programme in general surgery, he achieved the distinction of becoming a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of both England and Edinburgh in 1992.


    In his current NHS position as Consultant Plastic Surgeon and Clinical Lead at the University Hospital of Birmingham, Mr Vijh specialises in breast surgery including reconstructive breast surgery, as well as skin cancer surgery and general plastic surgery. The Queen Elizabeth Hospital is the Centre for Defence Medicine and Mr Vijh looks after the soldiers who have been injured in conflicts around the world.


    In addition, Mr Vijh is heavily involved in the training of reconstructive and cosmetic surgeons and lectures at international meetings on the subject of cosmetic surgery.


    Mr. Vijh is a member of the following:


    • British Association of Plastic Surgeons British Associations of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons

    • International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

    • Independent Healthcare Commission Advisory Board for Cosmetic Surgery




    Additional Credits
    Mr. Vijh frequently features on national and regional TV news and regularly appears on a host of radio shows. His wealth of knowledge and expertise is much sought after by the media and of course, patients alike. “10 Years Younger”; “Extreme Makeover”; “You Are What You Eat”; “How Long Have You Got”; “Pineapple Studios” and “Extreme Male Beauty” are some of the TV programmes he has featured in. He is also the author of a series of scientific papers published in Academic Journals.
    Mr Vijh is the Managing Director of The Beauty Gurus www.thebeautygurus.com and Editor in Chief of www.thebodybible.org. His previous private surgery positions include being Managing Director of Cosmetic Surgery for a group of 42 UK private hospitals as well as Managing Director of the West Midlands Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship.
    Mr. Vijh practices Cosmetic surgery full time, dividing his time between the UK and Ireland.
    All of our surgical procedures are carried out in Private General Hospitals (which are fully regulated), where an overnight stay for your safety and comfort is mandatory.
    All of these above points are paramount in order to provide you with a safe and ethical patient journey and the assurance that only a truly experienced and fully trained surgeon performs surgery on you. 
    If you have any other questions about your surgeon that are not covered in this document please do not hesitate to ask your surgeon or any of the clinic staff.-

  • Dr Rosh
    Dr Rosh
    GP, cardiologist and aesthetics practitioner

    An experienced GP, cardiologist and aesthetics practitioner, Dr Rosh has spent more than 13 years’ working in medicine. After graduating from Manchester University in 2004, Dr Rosh worked as a Junior Doctor at Wythenshawe Hospital before moving to the Cardiac MRI Research department at the Texas Heart Institute for his ...+

    An experienced GP, cardiologist and aesthetics practitioner, Dr Rosh has spent more than 13 years’ working in medicine. After graduating from Manchester University in 2004, Dr Rosh worked as a Junior Doctor at Wythenshawe Hospital before moving to the Cardiac MRI Research department at the Texas Heart Institute for his elective, where he worked alongside world-renowned Dr Scott Flamm.


    During his placement in Texas, Dr Rosh carried out pioneering cardiac MRI research, published a book chapter and an article in Circulation, one of the world’s leading heart journals, and was offered a residency - which would have made him the youngest cardiologist in America - but turned it down to return to the UK.


    Upon his return to UK, Dr Rosh spent three years as a senior house officer (SHO) at Wythenshawe Hospital before passing his Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians (MRCP) exams.


    More recently, Dr Rosh trained as a GP and now splits his time between working at a surgery in the Midlands and practising aesthetics and wellness, and also consulting at River Medical in Dublin specialising in Cellfina, Ultherapy and anti-wrinkle injections. He is also set to launch KLNIK in the UK, an exclusive and luxury aesthetic clinic carrying out minimally invasive treatments.




    Instrumental to the modern aesthetics industry, Dr Rosh is situated at the forefront of advanced practice, his expertise is often sought on current and future medical developments



    • His passion for science and medical aesthetics has seen him become a highly regarded figurehead, with a reputation for developing new skills, techniques and practices, that are renowned nationwide.




    Proudly, Dr Rosh has been appointed by Merz Aesthetics, Lumenis and ARTAS as a Key Opinion Leader, the prestigious role will take him across the globe, personally developing other aesthetic practitioners and publishing training materials, continuing his drive for innovation.-

  • Mr Alan Park
    Mr Alan Park
    Consultant Plastic Surgeon

    Mr Alan J Park F.R.C.S. (Plast)

    Alan J Park offers a wide range of cosmetic surgical procedures at River Medical including face and brow lifts, eyelid surgery, breast augmentation, reductions and lifts, body contouring, thigh/arm lifts, liposuction, correction of prominent ears and gynaecomastia.

    Alan J Park has ...+

    Mr Alan J Park F.R.C.S. (Plast)

    Alan J Park offers a wide range of cosmetic surgical procedures at River Medical including face and brow lifts, eyelid surgery, breast augmentation, reductions and lifts, body contouring, thigh/arm lifts, liposuction, correction of prominent ears and gynaecomastia.

    Alan J Park has been a Consultant Plastic Surgeon since 2000, having graduated from Glasgow University in 1988. He has a broad training in surgery in general and trained in Plastic Surgery in Edinburgh, Cambridge and the West Midlands with a fellowship in Paediatric Plastic Surgery in Toronto in 2000.

    Alan has published many papers and arranged international meetings on cosmetic reconstructive breast surgery and hypospadias. He is a member of The British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons and of The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons.

    Alan’s time is divided between the NHS and the private sector. For the NHS, he is based at The University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire, where he is head of the Department.-

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.-

  • 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.-

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