This award will recognise the aesthetic doctor or dentist who is deemed to have contributed most to the profession and/or has provided the most outstanding care and treatment to their patients in the last 12 months. The winner will be judged on their clinical expertise, continuous professional development, commitment to patient safety and the difference they make to their patients, clinic and the profession as a whole. This category is only open to doctors and dentists with more than five years’ demonstrable experience of working in the aesthetic specialty. For those with less than five years’ experience, please enter the Rising Star of the Year category. Consultant surgeons who are practising in surgery and non-surgical aesthetics should enter the Consultant Surgeon of the Year category.
Aside from my clinical role, I have a passion for educating both professionals and non-specialists alike about skin: I am on a number of educational boards for delivery of cosmetic dermatology content to specialists, and instruct the general public on the topic of skin aesthetics through my verified social media and my book, The Skincare Bible.
Set within a grand white townhouse in Maida Vale, Adonia Medical Clinic offers premium medical and aesthetics treatments in a luxury, calming environment.
The clinic prides itself on its cutting edge technology - offering the newest and most innovative scientifically-led treatments available worldwide, using only the most advanced products on the market.
Recognised for its high standards, Adonia Medical Clinic is the current holder of the Aesthetics Awards’ award for Best Clinic London based on patient satisfaction and their ethical approach to care and patient safety.
The clinic’s Founder & Medical Director - Dr Ifeoma Ejikeme - is one of a few doctors in the UK that has undertaken her level of specialist training and is a Key Opinion Leader in her field. Skincare is her passion and it is her mission to make aesthetic and medical treatments available and accessible for all skin types.
In 2020 Dr Ejikeme co-founded the UK’s first ever Black Aesthetics Advisory Board with the goal to improve the experiences of black minority ethnic (BME) professionals and consumers by improving the education on BME skin and she is often asked by the media and big brands to comment and advise on the wider subject.
Dr Emma Ravichandran:
Over 15 years of leading light experience, training, innovation, entrepreneurial spirit and patient-first practice, has established Dr Emma Ravichandran as a uniquely inspirational practitioner in Medical Aesthetics.
An abiding devotion to the sharing of leading edge best practice through the ATA and publication of the co-authored 2nd Ed volume of the ATA video-supported training manual, demonstrates Dr Emma’s commitment to her peers.
Dr Emma’s enthusiasm in the development of mutually supportive staff teams within the Clinetix clinics, leads Dr Emma to bring all of her positive energies to bear, making her mark upon the world of Medical Aesthetics in the most positive ways possible.
From her founding director roles at Clinetix, the Aesthetic Training Academy and the ASAP, to her KOL positions and the development of industry-leading COVID-19 practice protocols, Dr Emma pioneers at every step of the way.
Patients in Dr Emma's care simply rave about her skills and talents. They benefit fully from her ability to marry artistic and scientific aims to provide them with the ideal personalised results. They know Dr Emma’s seemingly natural abilities to listen and sensitively comprehend their needs, while providing subtly beautiful solutions, are in fact rare abilities indeed.
Dr Sobia Syed is the Medical Director and Lead Practitioner at Dr Sobia Medispa. Her modern-luxury CQC registered clinic is based in Clitheroe (Lancashire), offering a full range of face, body, skin, hair and wellness treatments. Women’s and men’s health, cellular regeneration, thread lift, vein and skin lesion removal treatments differentiate her treatment portfolio. Dr Sobia has now launched a new branch out of Harley Street in London.
Dr Sobia’s philosophy is to deliver safe, effective and ethical treatments to provide patients a subtly natural, youthful and rejuvenated appearance. Her skills, expertise, professional development ensure that she delivers the most innovative procedures to the highest standards. As a CQC registered practitioner, safety and duty of care is her top priority.
Dr Sobia prides herself at listening to patients to address concerns and providing natural looking results with unmatched aftercare. Her aesthetic artistry, experience, dedication, passion and continual professional development has meant that her clinic has experienced exceptional growth in patients, treatments, appointments and revenue, despite the unprecedented challenges faced during the Covid pandemic.
Dr Sobia’s vision and strategy for delivering safe, effective and ethical services, puts the patient at the centre of everything, resulting in a truly bespoke patient journey.
Dr Bhavjit Kaur is an Aesthetic Physician, with over 28 years of clinical experience. She is a Co-founder of the Health & Aesthetic Clinic, London and is a Board Member and Trustee of the British College of Aesthetic Medicine (BCAM); Appraiser, Ethics Professional Standards Committee member; lead for BCAM’s 20th Anniversary ‘Mindfulness and Well-being Initiative’.
She has post graduation in Pathology, Biomedical sciences, DRCOG, DFSRH, Cosmetic Medicine and Clinical education. She has contributed to journals as an author and reviewer and is a speaker at aesthetic conferences. She has also been awarded for her research work.
Bhavjit is adept at performing sought-after and innovative non-surgical treatments. She has an absolute passion to provide a customised approach to treating pigmentation concerns for darker skin tones.
Bhavjit believes that aesthetic medicine is a continuous journey to achieving clinical excellence and she is relentlessly dedicated to honing her skills by learning new procedures and recent advances. Bhavjit is enthusiastic about developing and nurturing the next generation of aesthetic practitioners.
“It’s important that my patients feel comfortable and informed from the moment they meet me, and I measure my success by the confidence and smile that I bring to their faces,” says Dr Bhavjit.
Today, the clinic offers a comprehensive range of aesthetic treatments such as Injectables, threadlifting, PRP, and peels, alongside body treatments such as fat-reduction by CoolSculpting and wellness treatments that include, Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy, Women’s Wellness Services and Intravenous Vitamin Infusions. Dr Shotter has also hand-picked the clinic’s product partners and offers skincare regimes by Revision Skincare, skinbetter SCIENCE and Obagi Medical to name a few.
In 2021 Dr Shotter also launched an independent venture in London’s Harley Street, and works from her London clinic twice a week offering the same selection of treatments and standard of care.
She is a Key Opinion Leader for brands such as Allergan, Aesthetic Source, Revision Skincare, Meder Beauty, Institut Esthederm and Venus Concept. She is a sought- after trainer and speaker, and has won multiple awards for her business acumen.
In 2021- my personal goal was to rise to the Covid Challenge with numerous Global & UK initiatives – determined that our UK and global Aesthetic Community comes together through pioneering education, embraces the new virtual arena, spearheads innovation and keeps modernising – and most importantly keeps the general population protected and informed.
A leading global educator & KOL in Aesthetic Medicine, known for my passion in furthering evidence-based approaches & innovation. My key work in UK focuses on furthering Aesthetic Medicine as a recognised speciality
Created numerous Virtual education initiatives - AMS, IPS, AMWC, BCAM, LAM etc trying out new techniques to optimise engagement – lots of success with virtual conferences achieved!
I continue in my role as Scientific Director, FACE CONFERENCE and Course Director, MONACO AESTHETIC & ANTI-AGEING WORLD CONGRESS (AMWC).
Authored COVID publication 2021: JDD, Recommendations on COVID-19 Vaccines and Soft Tissue Filler Reactions etc, Gotkin.R & Uliana Gout…
Significant study published: Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol 2021 Sep 8. Consensus on the Use of Hyaluronic Acid Fillers…VanLoghem.J…Uliana Gout et al.
Awarded TOP DOCTOR Tatler 2019-21 (Beauty & Surgery Guide)
Successfully Coined new global trends - consumer press: SKINXIETY, SKINMUNITY, SKINSEASONALITY (Harper’s, C&TH, GQ, MensHealth, vanity FairIT, Glamour, WOMAN es etc) – public & press education
Dr Beatriz Molina is a leading name in the UK aesthetic industry and travels around the world as an international speaker on dermal fillers and botulinum toxin.
Beatriz studied medicine in Malaga, Spain, arriving in the UK in early 1994. After five years of surgical rotation and after passing her FRSA 1 exam, Beatriz decided to move into General Practice in 1997 and worked as a part- time GP.
It was during her career as a GP she started developing an interest in aesthetic medicine and founded Medikas Ltd in 2005. In early 2007, she formally opened her first aesthetic clinic, Medikas, in Street. At this point, she went full time, and from thereon has dedicated her whole career to aesthetic medicine.
Beatriz is a Fellow Member of BCAM, founder of IAPCAM and international KOL for IBSA.
She is also a KOL for JCCP, a Faculty Member of ACE and has been invited onto the IMCAS Faculty 2022.
The world of aesthetics is very much a passion for Beatriz who truly believes in giving back to an industry that has given her so much.
Beatriz continues to strive for excellence in the industry and believes deeply in sharing knowledge between all practitioners of aesthetics medicine and therefore promoting a safer environment for all patients undergoing treatments wherever in the UK.
After 8 1/2 years in aesthetic medicine Dr Land has achieved a reputation for his natural full face transformations; lip augmentations and non-surgical rhinoplasties as well as taking on complications and corrective work from across the region. Over the last 12 month he has launched his evidence led, 1:1 training and pioneered the use of ultrasound in facial aesthetics to improve safety and patient outcomes whilst helping other practitioners through a 600 strong regional support group.
Reopening after lockdown saw the introduction of a brand new, holistic consultation and treatment planing paradigm - which is now being taken up and utilised by some of the bigger filler brands for their customers as well as our own trainees.
Next up is to take the regional support group 'live' with a quarterly aesthetics forum - sharing knowledge and networking; developing the training programme and continuing to push the government and our regulatory bodies for more regulation within aesthetic medicine.
I’ve been delighted to continue to develop my expertise, despite an uncertain year filled with isolation and lockdowns. I have been honoured with some exceptional roles awarded to me, including being 1 of 13 Merz Innovation Partners who are responsible for education on injectable treatments and being invited to give multiple talks at various virtual and in-person conferences. This year has been an exceptional year for my progress as an individual but also, I have been able to contribute to many training programs including teaching Doctors on Regenerative Medicine for their Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine course.
This year saw me launch my own bioceutical skincare line following a 5 year journey, CellDerma, offering industry leading results to those looking to improve their skin quality and appearance as well as being proven to reduce downtime and increase results from treatments.
Finally, my favourite case this year has to be Stephanie, who wanted to address her asymmetrical, weak chin following a childhood accident. Stephanie’s a beautiful person inside and out, and was prior to any treatment. But the treatment has given her some new found confidence in herself which has manifested how she is as a person and in life generally.
We are very pleased and proud to have successfully navigated our business through such unprecedented times during the global pandemic. The world has changed and we have had to adapt as quickly as possible to the effects of these changes, with a continued and heightened focus on our patient/client care. More than ever, our valued patients & our local community have needed our reassurance, our empathy, our time and our continued care - and I would not have been able to provide any of these things without the support of my incredible team. We are so thankful to have been able to weather the storm of the past 12 months and to continue to thrive as a business - no mean feat to be entirely honest. We are ever thankful also, for the incredible encouragement and unwavering loyalty of our clients who have never waivered in their support of myself, the team and our business.
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