Dr. Salivaras is a Brazilian and European Board-Certified Aesthetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgeon and is considered one of the foremost international experts in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
Among his offices in Rio de Janeiro, Athens and now in Dubai, he has always been offering the most modern, scientifically based and safe procedures for his patients, always respecting the beauty’s cultural characteristics of each region.
By treating a large number of film, television and fashion industry patients as well as patients living overseas, Dr. Salivaras is keenly aware of the importance of minimal scars, fast recovery and natural appearance.
From his long experience acquired at the Ivo Pitanguy’s Institute in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil “the hub of Plastic Surgery”, Dr. Salivaras brings to Dubai, the most artistic, absolute advanced and safest minimally invasive techniques, “the Brazilian way” as he usually express himself whenever asked about “the way he does it”.
Dr. Salivaras has constantly being featured on MBC, Al Arabia TV, Abu Dhabi TV, Dubai TV, Dubai One, Physique TV, Gulf News and in magazines such as Emirates Portfolio, Hia Magazine, Healthmatters, New You, Sayidati and Al Sada, as well as in the foreign media, for his innovative cosmetic procedures.
Dr. Salivaras is the Chief Medical Officer and Chairman of the Department of Plastic Surgery at the prestigious American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Hospital in Dubai.
The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Hospital is a unique state of the art boutique hospital exclusively designed to provide 5 stars services to its clients in a relaxing and luxurious atmosphere equipped with the most modern resources and in whole, dedicated in Cosmetic Surgery.
He is a member of the most important Societies of Plastic Surgery in the world, as the Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery, American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, International Confederation of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, European Society of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Hellenic Society of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery and World Anti-aging Academy of Medicine.
Furthermore he has the privilege and the honor to be an active member of the Alumni Association of Professor Ivo Pitanguy (AEXPI), the “father of Brazilian Plastic Surgery”.
In addition he is a member of the Emirates Medical Association, Emirates Society of Plastic Surgery, Athens Medical Association, PanHellenic Medical Society, Medical Council of Malta and the Medical Society of the United Kingdom.
Dr. Salivaras has conducted academic research in both cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery for which he is the recipient of scientific honors for his contribution to the field of Aesthetic Surgery. In addition he is participating annually in the most worldwide attended Congresses in Brazil, USA and Europe, with a significant scientific work presented and published each time. He has been named among United Arab Emirates Top Celebrity Surgeons.
Dr. Salivaras received his medical degree with distinction from the National University of Athens in Greece.
His post-doctoral training started as a General Physician on the beautiful Mediterranean island of Cyprus for almost two years and continuously for another one year at the picturesque island of Kea in the Aegean Sea.
Following extensive training in General and Aesthetic & Reconstructive Plastic Surgery in Europe and Brazil, he awarded with honors the Specialist Title of Aesthetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgeon in 2007 after completing a long, demanding and intense training program as a Plastic Surgery Resident at the prestigious Institute of Aesthetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Ivo Pitanguy in affiliation with the Catholic Pontifical University and Carlos Chagas Institute of Post Graduate Medical Studies in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, under the direct supervision of one of the most famous Plastic Surgeons in the world and Patron of the Brazilian Plastic Surgery, Professor Ivo Pitanguy.
The Hospitals “Santa Casa de Misericordia of Rio de Janeiro”, “ Andarai”, “Jesus”, “Servidores do Estado do Rio de Janeiro” and the “National Institute of Cancer” in Rio de Janeiro, have been the main fountain of exposure to the vast field of Aesthetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery including Cosmetic Surgery as well as burns, Plastic Surgery for Children, Microsurgery and Oncology.
In pursuit of his craft, Dr. Salivaras has attended some of the top Brazilian and American Educational institutions focus in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Thus Sub-specialty training in Gluteal Remodeling and Body Contouring along with the renown in Buttocks Reshaping Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Raul Gonzalez in Sao Paulo, Brazil and in Face-Lifting, Rhinoplasty and Breast Surgery along with the most experienced Plastic Surgeons in these fields, Prof. Rod Rohrich, Dr. Jack Gunter, Dr. Fritz Barton, Dr. Sam Hamra and Dr. John Tebbets, in Dallas, Texas followed immediately.
Furthermore, fellowships for one year in Neurosurgery and Orthopedic Surgery fulfilled his ambition in extending his experience in other scientific fields as well.
Dr. Salivaras believes in a comprehensive approach to every patient. He recognizes that each person requires an individualized treatment plan. He encourages all patients considering image enhancement procedures to do their homework, ask questions and always insist on the very best. “It is this unique combination of training, skill, knowledge, and compassion that makes him among the most sought after plastic surgeons” patients testify.
Dr. Salivaras speaks fluently English, Portuguese and Greek, understands very well Spanish and he is learning Arabic.
The most frequently operations mastered and performed by Dr. Salivaras including Minimally Invasive, Short Scar, Endoscopic and Laser or Ultrasound Assisted Techniques are the following:
• Facial Anti-aging Procedures such as:
-Face-Lifting, Neck Lifting, Brow-Lifting, Eyelid Surgery, Lip Surgery, Facial Implants and
-Rhinoplasty & Otoplasty (Correction of protruding ears)
• Body Contouring Procedures such as:
-Abdominoplasty, Lipoabdominoplasty, Liposuction, Liposculpture (Fat Grafting), Thigh Lifting, Buttocks Lifting, Body Lifting, Buttocks Implants, Calf and Thigh Implants and Brachioplasty (Arm Lifting)
• Breast Surgery such as:
-Breast Reduction, Lifting, Augmentation, Gynecomastia (Male Breast Reduction) and Male Pectoral Implants.
• Reconstructive Procedures after:
-Trauma, Burning, Congenital Defects, Breast Reconstruction, Scar Revisions and Tumors Excision, as well as
• Non invasive procedures such as:
-Botox®, Fillers, Dermabrasion, Mesotherapy, Plasma & Stem Cells Treatments, Laser and Chemical Peelings