The Judges

Dr Tijion Esho

Dr Esho is the founder of the multi-award winning ESHO clinic with centres in London, Newcastle and Dubai. Founder of The Esho Initiative, Dr Esho has a keen focus on treating victims of botched surgery, trauma and those with congenital malformations free of charge. He also became the first black doctor to take the front cover of The Times magazine in 2017 and regularly appears on national TV shows.

Dr Peter Forrester

Dr Peter Forrester has been involved in the cosmetic medical industry for more than 30 years; both a consultant anaesthetist with a particular interest in anaesthesia for cosmetic surgery and as a cosmetic doctor with expertise in non-invasive rejuvenation. This dual involvement gives him a unique insight into both surgical and non-surgical approaches. It is his opinion that our industry is crowded with products promising significant results but without good supporting evidence. Dr Forrester believes that doctors are ethically obliged to use their training to assess all the treatments they provide and only offer those that have been scientifically proven to be of benefit.

Dr Xavier Goodarzian

Dr Xavier Goodarzian is the medical director and co-owner of the national award-winning Xavier G. Clinic in Southampton. He is a lecturer and trainer at major conferences throughout the U.K. and abroad and the past lead trainer for Innomed Training. Dr Goodarzian is a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners and has postgraduate degrees is clinical dermatology and cosmetic medicine. He is a member of the British College of Aesthetic Medicine and also a past BCAM committee board director.

Mayoni Gooneratne

Miss Mayoni Gooneratne is a London-based general surgeon with over 18 years’ of medical and surgical experience. Her professional career began in surgery, as a graduate of St George’s Hospital Medical School in London and she has been a member of the Royal College of Surgeons since 2002. In 2017, Miss Gooneratne highly commended in the Best New Clinic in UK and Ireland Award at the Aesthetics Awards and was also shortlisted for Best London Clinic in 2018.

Dr Uliana Gout

Dr Uliana Gout is an international educator and trainer within the field of aesthetic medicine and is also the founder of London Aesthetic Medicine Clinic & LAM Academy in Harley Street. She sits on the Board of the British College of Aesthetic Medicine (BCAM) and holds the role as a BCAM appraiser for the General Medical Council. She is also actively involved on Board of the International Peeling Society. Dr Gout has co-authored numerous medical textbooks and continues to pioneer numerous research projects and publish in peer-reviewed journals.

Key Dates

  • Entries Open 1st June 2020
  • Entries Close 21st August 2020
  • Finalists announced 1 st December 2020
  • Voting and Judging Close 28 th February 2021
  • Winners Announced The Aesthetics Awards Virtual Ceremony 28th May 2021