Educators


Mr Mobinulla Syed

Head of Clinical

Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Mr Mobinulla Syed MBBS, MSc, PhD, FRCS (Plast) is a Plastic surgery consultant at the Guys and St Thomas’ Hospitals NHS trust in central London and runs a busy practice with a specialist interest in children and Adolescents reconstruction.

Mr Syed has been working in the plastic surgical speciality since 2005. He was selected for specialist plastic surgical training on the renowned Pan Thames (London) rotation following a national selection. He has since trained at many internationally renowned centres including St Andrews Centre for plastic surgery, Royal London Hospital, Royal Marsden Hospital, St Thomas’s Hospital and Leeds General infirmary.

He has undertaken specialist fellowships in Breast, microsurgical, limb and burn reconstructions at centres of international repute both in UK and USA and also worked with leading surgeons in the field. After completing the training Mr Syed started practicing as a consultant with specialist interest in Breast reconstruction at prestigious Leeds general Infirmary. He subsequently took a substantive consultant job in St Thomas’ Hospital since August 2016.

He has strong Academic background and undertaken PhD and research during his training from the University of Westminster and Centre for Cutaneous research, Queen Mary, University of London. He has published extensively in peer reviewed journals and co-authored book chapters in the field. He is involved in training plastic surgeons and is involved in running dissection courses. He is also involved in training other surgeons around the world as is involved with meet-international .org (medical education exchange teams).

Dr Manav Bawa MD, PGDip(ESSQ), MRCS, M Ed & DIC, MRCGP

Internal Verifier, Assessor and Tutor

Dr Manav Bawa is an advanced cosmetic doctor, practising within numerous clinics across London and Essex, including Harley Street.

He has a background of 5 years in surgery, including Plastics and Orthopaedics, as well as successfully obtaining membership to the Royal College of Surgeons, and completing a Diploma in Surgical Sciences with the University of Edinburgh. He is also a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners, and works as a GP part time.

His passion for training others led him to complete a Masters in Surgical Education at the world renowned Imperial College London, and further led to a role as an injectables trainer for MATA, as well as training GP’s in Minor Surgery and Joint Injections on behalf of MATA for the Royal College of General Practitioners.

Dr Thikra Al-Wattar MBChB, FRCP (UK)

Assessor and Tutor

As a  Royal College of Physicians Educator and Consultant Physician and Cosmetic Practitioner, Dr Al-Wattar has been a senior consultant Physician with the NHS for 15 years and has been working in cosmetic (Aesthetic) Medicine for more than 10 years. She is trained in a wide range of skin rejuvenation treatments, in particular clinical injectables (toxins and dermal fillers).

Dr. Joseph Novoa Libermann MD

Assessor and Tutor

(Dr. Novoa for short) has been practicing medicine for 10 years since obtaining his medical degree from U.P.A.E.P in Mexico. He worked within Lancashire NHS as a GMC fully registered doctor and trained in General Practice.  Dr. Novoa completed his training in Non-Surgical Facial Rejuvenation and Aesthetic Medical Procedures under renowned plastic surgeon, Dr. Brad Herman in Miami Florida and has been working alongside Renowned Aesthetic MSC and GP Dr. Miguel Montero in Discover Laser clinic in Burnley.

He is a member of the Primary Care Dermatology Society and Dermoscopy trained.

He has worked in different parts of the world such as Mexico, USA and also aboard Celebrity Cruise Ships, such as Infinity and Equinox. He brings to Discover Laser over 7 years’ experience in the art of aesthetic non-surgical treatments.  His philosophy to always provide natural looking results is what make his patients so pleased with his treatments.

Dr. Novoa, is a doctor at Whiston Hospital A&E where he continues to keep his clinical skills up to speed.

Sarah Louise Archondopoulos RGN 

Assessor and Tutor

Sarah Louise has 17 years’ of full time experience in advanced aesthetics and clinical mentorship.  She successfully managed her own clinic in Liverpool for 15 years, which won best clinic in North West for 4 years running . She has successfully managed aesthetics and post-operative clinics  for Nu cosmetic group cosmetic surgery company across the country and she has built up a loyal client base – Leeds, Sheffield,  Nottingham, London, Manchester and Liverpool.

Yousrah Ahmed
Assessor and Tutor

Yousrah qualified from the University of Manchester with a BDS in Dentistry. Previous to this she attained a BSc in Oral Health Sciences and has been working in the dental field for 13 years. She has a keen interest in facial aesthetics and has been in the aesthetic industry for 5 years. She carries out both NHS and private cosmetic dentistry and is based in Cheshire. The treatments she offers include advanced facial aesthetics and hyperhidrosis treatment as well as medical grade skin peels and tailored facials. She is also currently an aesthetics trainer for MATA. 

Alexandra Henderson BSc DipHe INP

Tutor

Alexandra qualified as a nurse in 2009 where she worked in emergency medicine for 3 years. She completed my foundation Botox and filler course in 2010.
Her nursing experience rapidly grew as she made her way through A&E, ITU and then on to primary care as an advanced nurse practitioner.

Alongside her NHS career she slowly developed her aesthetic skills with continuous courses ranging from injectable products, peels, skin care, PRP, thread lifts, plasma. This lead her to open my own clinic in the suburbs of Bristol in a small village called Wrington. She has 6 members of staff all with nursing back grounds and offers a range of treatments from holistic to prescribed and she is due to open her ‘super clinic’ September 2019.
She has a keen interest in full face rejuvenation and a growing portfolio of patient results reflecting her skills in this department.

Dr Raj Dhillon

Tutor

Dr Raj qualified as a Medical doctor from St Georges University Of London, he has since worked as a full time Dr in both the NHS and Private sector.
He is dedicated to providing a superior service of bespoke treatments which include anti-ageing injections, dermal fillers, lip enhancement and facial contouring using the best quality products to international standards.

In addition to his advanced botox and filler qualifications, he has attended numerous aesthetic masterclasses including tear troughs, non-surgical rhinoplasties, Profhilo and Obagi skin treatments.

Dr Raj is known for his keen aesthetic eye which in combination with his anatomical knowledge and diligent approach he uses to deliver beautiful yet natural results. Dr Raj entered the Aesthetic industry over 4 years ago and has worked with numerous clinics based in both central and greater London including Harley St gaining a broad experience. His particular interests include full facial contouring and the non-surgical rhinoplasty.

More recently he has turned his interests towards improving standards within the industry to ensure practitioners are as knowledgeable as possible when performing injectable treatments which in turn will improve outcomes for patients.