Dr Richard Gentile takes the lead – ECAMS department of aesthetic facial surgery

The European college of aesthetic medicine and surgery (ECAMS) welcomes a new head, Dr Richard Daniel Gentile who will take the lead for the department of aesthetic facial surgery.

“We believe that Dr Richard will continue to help ECAMS further our mission, providing the gold standards of aesthetic training to doctors and ensuring the safety of their patients.” His wealth of experience and expert knowledge will empower our delegates to succeed. Coupled with his excellent fusion of innovation and artistry will revolutionise the facial surgery practice.

Richard’s long history of leadership and wealth of training and industry experience in aesthetic practice makes him an ideal candidate for the role. Having first achieved his BS in Genetics from the Ohio State University in 1978, a medical degree from the University of Cincinnati in 1982 and a dual Residency in Surgery and Otolaryngology-Head and neck surgery at the world-famous Baylor College of Medicine in Houston Texas where he trained under Dr. Michael E DeBakey in general surgery. Dr. Gentile was influenced by Drs. Donald Shumrick, Jack Gluckman, Robin Cotton while at UCMED and Dr Bobby Alford, Dr. William K Wright, and Dr. Russ Kridel at BAYLORMED in Facial Plastic Surgery. Before it became trendy in the US, Dr. Gentile for Physicians completed a Master of Business Administration executive program at Youngstown State University in 1991. 

Known by his peers for “Thinking Innovatively Outside the Box” Dr. Gentile has been committed to developing innovative methods for Facial Rejuvenation and is a frequent lecturer in New Technologies and Devices and has conducted multiple FDA studies with new devices for the Aesthetic Industry. Dr Gentile has served in leadership roles in both the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) where he was an executive board member and Treasurer and for the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health care (AAAHC) where he served on the Standards Committee for ten years. Prior to entering full-time private practice, Dr. Gentile had faculty appointments at the Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Texas; Case Western Reserve College of Medicine, Cleveland Ohio; and Northeastern Ohio Medical University, Akron, Ohio. Dr Gentile resides in Canfield Ohio and maintains private clinics in Youngstown and Akron Ohio. 

Dr Gentile has a long list of publications, book chapters and presentations nationally and internationally and is the editor of “Neck Rejuvenation” a textbook for Plastic Surgeons published in 2011. Dr. Gentile is the creator of the LaserSmartLift the world’s first laser-assisted facelift and the UltraLift® the world’s first Ultrasonic assisted facelift. He has also developed advanced technology suture techniques for Necklifting Cerclage Purse String Platysmaplasty (CERCTM PSP and energy-based techniques for Deep Plane Facelift and Deep Plane Necklift (ACCU-SMAS®).

Dr Richard will helm the department and take charge of the planning and design of curriculum, training delivery, fellowship programs as he continues to drive future development and take standards to greater heights at ECAMS.

About ECAMS 

ECAMS, a world-leading institute of aesthetic medicine and surgery have been providing the gold standards of accredited training to doctors all around the world and across all aesthetic practice such as aesthetic medicine, body contouring, facial surgery, genital rejuvenation, breast surgery and hair transplant. Bringing world-class faculty and high-quality training standards to doctors, delivering insights, tips and tricks that they need to address the most complex cases and overcome challenges. 

ECAMS provides training courses, fellowship programs, alumni, memberships and career development for aspiring aesthetic doctors and surgeons who want to grow and establish their careers. With over a thousand certified doctors and a global network of alumni and members are committed to becoming the standard of excellence.

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