Mr Labros Chatzis, MD, PhD, B Plast – Consultant Plastic Surgeon River Medical
Mr Labros Chatzis is a Surgeon at River Medical.
Mr Labros Chatzis is fully certified and is on the Specialist Register in Ireland and the UK. Furthermore, he is the only surgeon to hold a PhD in plastic surgery in Ireland.
Born in Athens, Greece and schooled in the UK, France and Canada. Mr. Chatzis completed his General Surgery training at the National Capodistrian University of Athens before carrying out Plastic Surgery training in a number of NHS units in the UK. He held formal training posts between 1988 and 1993 at the Plastic Surgery Departments of the following Major NHS Hospitals in the UK:
- Frenchay Hospital, Bristol
- Dundee Royal Infirmary
- Shotley Bridge Hospital, Durham
- Hull Royal Infirmary, Kingston-upon-Hull
Mr Chatzis qualified as a Plastic Surgeon and joined the Board of Plastic Surgeon in 1993.
Prior to joining River Medical, Mr. Chatzis spent eight years as a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Clane General Hospital in Co. Kildare and in Cambridge, UK. For the previous seven years he was a Consultant Plastic Surgeon with a special interest in Breast Reconstruction and Head and Neck Cancer. During this period, he worked at Stamford General Hospital in London, Cambridge Private Hospital in Cambridge and in Athens. He also held rooms at Cambridge, Harley Street in London and Ireland.
Mr. Labros Chatzis is now a permanent resident in Ireland and he only operates in major private general hospitals. His ambition is for River Medical to become the leading Cosmetic Surgery clinic in Ireland offering the state of the art treatments under a very strict medical ethos.
Since qualifying, Mr Chatzis has conducted approximately 7,000 cosmetic surgical procedures including:
- 3,500 breast surgical procedures (augmentations, reductions, uplifts)
- 2,000 body contouring surgeries (liposuctions and abdominoplasties)
- 1,000 facial procedures (rhinoplasties, blepharoplasties, laser treatments)
- 500 skin cancer procedures
Mr Chatzis’s main interests are cosmetic surgery of the body and breast for both men and women. He is a specialist in advanced breast surgery, liposuction, abdominoplasty, thigh and arm lifts. He is also highly-experienced in non-surgical procedures such as:
- The treatment of facial wrinkles with injectables
- Facial rejuvenation
- The treatment of pigmented and vascular lesions with LASER and IPL machines
- The use of peels and the treatment of cellulite and scars
Mr Chatzis is a world authority on breast asymmetry and has been a member of the Academic Faculty on numerous International Symposia. He is also the author of a series of scientific papers published in Academic Journals. He was previously a trainer of Surgical Fellows on the three-year rotation approved training scheme leading to Board exams in Cosmetic Surgery.
In 2009 Mr Chatzis was invited by the National Surgical Training Centre to lecture and since then he has been teaching young surgeon operative surgical skills as part of their formal postgraduate surgical education.