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Dr. Michael Salivaras

Plastic Surgery Specialist

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Locations
CMC Hospital – DHCC 2
Languages
English Arabic Portuguese Spanish Greek

Bio

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.

His main practice in United Arab Emirates is located at Clinica Joelle in Dubai & Abu Dhabi and at Clemenceau Medical Center in Dubai Healthcare City.

He is also practicing on regular basis as visiting consultant plastic surgeon at other Gulf Countries such as Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait.

Dr. Salivaras has been the Medical Director and Managing Partner at the prestigious Clinica Joelle in Dubai since founding in 2013.

“Clinica Joelle”, is a revolutionary and unique state of the art boutique Clinic located on the prestigious Jumeirah Beach Road, 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 Medicine, Surgery and Dentistry.

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 the Gulf region, 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 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.

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 celebrities as well as patients living overseas, Dr. Salivaras is keenly aware of the importance of minimal scars, fast recovery and natural appearance.

Dr. Salivaras has been regularly hosting the Joelle Show where he demonstrates on weekly basis his artistic work on various surgical and non surgical cosmetic procedures.

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.

He has been named among United Arab Emirates Top Celebrity Surgeons.

Treatments

INVASIVE, MINIMALLY INVASIVE (Primary, secondary, tertiary): 

FACE

  • Cervicofacial Lifting, Brow lifting, Endoscopic Forehead/Brow & Middle face lifting
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Otoplasty
  • Rhinoplasty, Septoplasty
  • Chin Augmentation
  • Buccal fat pad reduction
  • Facial Dimples creation
  • Facial/Neck fat grafting, liposuction
  • Lip Augmentation, Reduction, Lifting

BREAST

  • Breast Surgery (Augmentation, Mastopexy/Lifting, Reduction)
  • Gynecomastia (Male Breast Reduction)
  • Male pectoral augmentation
  • Ancillary breast reduction
  • Nipple areola correction (reduction, augmentation)

BODY

  • Brachioplasty (arm lifting, reduction, augmentation)
  • Toracoplasty
  • Liposuction, Liposculpture (fat grafting), High definition liposculpture (tumescent, energy-assisted: plasma, laser, ultrasound, vibration)
  • Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), Lipoabdominoplasty
  • Flankoplasty
  • Gluteal/Buttocks Lifting, Augmentation, Reduction
  • Thigh lifting, reduction, augmentation
  • Calf augmentation, reduction
  • Upper Body Lifting
  • Lower Body Lifting
  • Post massive weight loss/bariatric plastic surgery

INTIMATE SURGERY

  • Labiaplasty (lifting, augmentation, reduction), vaginoplasty, Pubic plasty, Phalloplasty

NON INVASIVE PROCEDURES

  • Neuromodulators, Fillers, Thread lifting
  • Dermabrasion, Peelings, Microneedling, Mesotherapy, Focused Ultrasound therapy/Ultherapy, MiraDry, Cellfina, Micropigmentation, Tattoo removal, Laser Hair removal, Velashape, LPG, Venus, Hydrafacial etc
Education
  • Dr. Salivaras received his medical degree with distinction from the National University of Athens. 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

MEMBERSHIPS

Dr. Salivaras is a member of the most important Societies of Plastic Surgery in the world, as the Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery (SBCP), American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASPAS), International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS), International Confederation of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (IPRAS), European Society of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (ESPRAS), Emirates Plastic Surgery Society (EPSS), Emirates Medical Association (EMA), Hellenic Society of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (HESPRAS), World Anti-aging Academy of Medicine (WOSAAM) and Medical Society of the United Kingdom (GMC) among others.

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”.

Publications

Dr. Salivaras has been conducting 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.

Furthermore has proudly honored to be chosen as the Scientific Chairman of the International Congress of Aesthetic Surgery, Antiaging Medicine and Medical Spa hosted annually in Dubai.

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