The Plastic Surgery Group was founded by Prof. Farhadi with the aim of meeting the highest demands for individual treatment. Prof. Farhadi follows the philosophy that sub-specialization creates the prerequisite for optimal treatment. In this way, he has acquired expertise that guarantees patients the highest level of safety and quality.
Prof. Farhadi is one of the most experienced surgeons in the field of aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery. More than fifteen years ago, he focused his clinical and scientific interest on this field of plastic surgery and has since performed almost exclusively breast surgery.
Prof. Farhadi's career is characterized by numerous international stations. He is a fifth generation surgeon.
He completed his medical studies at the University of Basel and at the Pitié Salpetrière in Paris. This was followed by several years of surgical training at the Regional Hospital Burgdorf and at the Inselspital Bern. Prof. Farhadi entered a research fellowship at Yale University in the USA after obtaining a National Scholarship. He completed his training as a specialist in plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery at the University Hospital Basel in 2005. During the period of specialist training, he completed another research year in the field of tissue engineering in the Department of Biomedicine. He earned his habilitation in 2007. In 2016, he was awarded the title of professor at the University of Basel.
To pursue his interest in breast surgery, he began a fellowship at Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospital in London. Following this, Prof. Farhadi was appointed as a Consultant. In 2012 he was elected Department Head. During his tenure, he built the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department into one of the largest in Europe. This included 24 consultant and 34 junior doctors and fellows. During this time, Prof. Farhadi trained numerous specialists in the field of aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery.
Prof. Farhadi is heavily involved in research. So far, he has published over 70 scientific papers, 18 book chapters and three books.
Due to his experience in reconstructive and aesthetic breast surgery, his intensive research in this area and the development of innovative surgical methods, Prof. Farhadi is regularly invited to major international and national congresses and symposia as a specialist and opinion leader.
The London Breast Meeting is a conference held annually in September. During three days, all aspects of aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery are treated. Over 40 prominent plastic surgeons from around the world share their experiences with over 500 delegates. The program is also broadcasted live worldwide to reach and educate surgeons in the most remote locations.
Prof. Farhadi together with Mrs See have instigated this meeting and are in charge of the scientific program.
Prof. Farhadi, together with Prof. Masia from Barcelona, are the co-director of the European Masters in Breast Surgery. This is a university degree that enables Plastic Surgeons and Breast Surgeons to deepen all aspects of Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery at ten European Centers.