Cosmedica | Cosmedica Dermatology Summit 2017
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Following a successful Cosmedica 2016 which was held at the Hyatt Hotel in September, we are pleased to invite you to participate in the 8th annual Cosmedica meeting taking place at the Emperors Palace in Johannesburg from the 9th to the 11th March 2017.

Although Cosmedica has its roots in South Africa, its outlook is 100% international. Here are just a few facts relating to the international nature of the 2017 congress:

  • ** NEW** IClass Anatomy certification
  • ** NEW** Certification course in the Raj Acquilla Masterclass
  • ** NEW** Combined anatomy dissection with corresponding LIVE demonstrations with toxins, facial fillers and threads

Due to popular demand we will offer the Certification Course in Non Surgical Cosmetic Gynaecology with Certification from European Society of Aesthetic Gynaecology READ MORE
The combined anatomy sessions and live demonstrations prove invaluable to the continued advancement of the aesthetic medicine industry and Cosmedica is proud to host such international standards in this regard.
The program ensures you are at the cutting edge of all aesthetic medical advancements and the success of this event means ultimately that your patients will benefit from longer lasting, more accurate and safer procedures.

What makes COSMEDICA unique?

Come and meet physicians similar or complementary to you. It is certainly rewarding to share and debate your ideas with colleagues. Each year at COSMEDICA partnerships are created, new projects are born and career opportunities happen.
You will meet with well known and respected international speakers who are here to share their knowledge and experience with you.
Our pledge to you is to ensure that the main congress sessions are strictly scientific and not commercially influenced. This will translate new unbiased scientific knowledge into meaningful advances in patient care.
You can stay up-to-date with techniques, products and devices.
You can use this opportunity to learn from the best.
There are various companies from the pharmaceutical industry to device and equipment manufacturers where you can discover new products and R&D projects.



LIVE demonstrations with international experts.
In-depth corresponding anatomy discussions
Learn how and where to inject to prevent complications.


Meet our international all star faculty representing core aesthetic specialties

Dr Girish Munavalli

Assistant Professor of Dermatology Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore MD Dr. Munavalli trained in fellowships in phlebology and advanced laser surgery at the Maryland Laser, Skin, and Vein Institute, and Johns Hopkins University.

Dr Rajeev Acquilla

He is an expert in medical aesthetics, facial contouring and non-surgical facelift, Dermatological surgery including facial skin cancer and undergraduate / postgraduate clinical education. He runs busy private clinics in Cheshire, London and Ibiza.

Ms Isabel Carstens-Roos

Isabel is the Managing Director of the ISA Carstens Group of companies and married to Gerhard Roos, Chief Executive Officer of the ISA Carstens Group of companies situated in the heart of Stellenbosch. Isabel has one daughter, also named Isabel who completed her studies in Health and Skin Care at the Isa Carstens Academy at the end of 2007.

Mr David Arthur

He practices at the Integrative Medical Centre, where his main focus is to get to the root cause of disease and illness. One of his areas of interest is the relationship between emotional and physical health, and he specialises in devising personalised treatment plans that address all aspects that contribute to wellness.

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