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Dr. Philippe Levan
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Specialty Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Place Paris, France
Overview
Dr. LEVAN is a specialist in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery with over 20 years of experience. He is President and Founder of the Group for Advancement in Plastic Surgery (GAPS), and a member of both SOFCPRE & SNCPRE. He is also founder of Wikiplastic, the online Plastic surgery video sharing platform. Dr. Levan was one of the first surgeons to practice fat injection using the Coleman Lipostructure technique at the end of the 90s for patients with facial lipoatrophy. He is a pioneer in remodeling with buttock implants and has helped to design the biconvex buttock prosthesis. He has 10 years of experience in Buttock Prosthesis surgery and has performed about 300 buttock augmentation surgery.
Work Experience
Chief of the Department of Aesthetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
Since 2009 Groupe Hospitalier Paris Saint-Joseph, PARIS, France
Private Practice
Aesthetic surgery and injections Since 2000 Philippe Levan, Paris, France
Fellowship of plastic surgery
University of Pierre and Marie Curie – Faculty of Medicine 1998 to 2000 Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris (AP-HP), PARIS Cedex 4, France
Surgeon of the Medical Reserve Corps
Reconstructive plastic surgery practice for military and civil trauma Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery Unit 1998 to 1998 Hôpital d'Instruction des Armées Bégin, SAINT MANDE Cedex, France
General Surgery Residency
Paris Sud University, Faculty of Medicine 1992 to 1998 Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris (AP-HP), PARIS Cedex 4, France
Microsurgery Training
1997 to 1998 Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris (AP-HP), PARIS Cedex 4, France
Master: Anatomy of head and neck
1993 to 1994 Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris (AP-HP), PARIS Cedex 4, France
Education
Medical Studies
1985 to 2000 Southern Paris (Paris-Sud) University, Faculty of Medicine
Pubmed
2007
[Reconstructive surgery of lipodystrophy secondary to HIV treatments]. Soins. Pediatrie, puericulture Read it here
2004
Altered fat differentiation and adipocytokine expression are inter-related and linked to morphological changes and insulin resistance in HIV-1-infected lipodystrophic patients. Antiviral therapy Read it here
2002
Correction of facial lipoatrophy in HIV-infected patients on highly active antiretroviral therapy by injection of autologous fatty tissue. AIDS (London, England) Read it here
2002
Association between altered expression of adipogenic factor SREBP1 in lipoatrophic adipose tissue from HIV-1-infected patients and abnormal adipocyte differentiation and insulin resistance. Lancet (London, England) Read it here
2002
Skin expansion and external tissue extension techniques in the treatment of a traumatic scalp defect. Scandinavian journal of plastic and reconstructive surgery and hand surgery / Nordisk plastikkirurgisk forening [and] Nordisk klubb for handkirurgi Read it here
Publications
When love becomes eternal: Two embedded rings, a case report
Ann Chir Plast Esthet. 2016 May 4. With Reguesse AS, Szwebel JD, Schmitt T, Levan P. 2016 Read it here
Treatment of malar mounds by direct excision
Ann Chir Plast Esthet. With Makhoul R, Noël W, Royer E, Szwebel J, Levan P. 2016 Read it here
Correction of facial lipoatrophy using autologous fat transplants in HIV-infected adolescents.
HIV Med With Dollfus C, Blanche S, Trocme N, Funck-Brentano I, Bonnet F, Levan P. 2009 Read it here
Cervico-facial rejuvenation: treatment plan and key points for surgery
Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac With Paranque AR, Levan P, Bellavoir A, Arnaud E. 2006 Read it here
Cervicojugal lifting with the SMAS flap
Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac With Paranque AR, Levan P. 2005 Read it here
Optimizing Lipostructures: applications in maxillofacial surgery
Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac With Levan P, Paranque AR. 2003 Read it here
Palmoplantar keratoderma: usefulness of a surgical procedure.
Ann Plast Surg. 2001 With Chaouat M, Levan P, Mimoun M. 2001 Read it here
Abdominal dermolipectomies: early postoperative complications and long-term unfavorable results.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2000 With Chaouat M, Levan P, Lalanne B, Buisson T, Nicolau P, Mimoun M. 2000 Read it here
What is the cost of excision-suture of a skin lesion under local anesthesia? 2-month prospective evaluation in a public sector hospital
Ann Chir Plast Esthet. With Revol M, Levan P, Dechamp N, Servant JM. 1998 Read it here
Congenital giant blue nevus. Apropos of a case
Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac With Bennaceur S, Buisson T, Levan P, Fraitag S, Chrétien-Marquet B 1997 Read it here
Lipoma of the superficial lobe of the parotid gland. A case report
Ann Chir Plast Esthet. With Levan P, De Kerviler E, Revol M, Servant JM. 1997 Read it here
Natural skin expansion. Applications to the surgery of nevus of the head and neck in children
Ann Chir Plast Esthet. With Bennaceur S, Berdah S, Amoric JC, Levan P, Chrétien-Marquet B. 1996 Read it here
Professional Associations
Société Française de Chirurgie Plastique Reconstructrice et Esthétique (SOFCPRE)
Member
Syndicat national de Chirurgie Plastique Réparatrice et Esthétique (SNCPRE)
Member
Group for Advancement in Plastic Surgery (GAPS)
Founder and President
Honors
Silver Medal of medical doctorate thesis
Saint-Antoine's Faculty of Medicine 1997
Bronze Medal of National Defense
Ministry of Defense 1994
Personal info
Overview
Work Experience
Education
Pubmed
Publications
Professional associations
Honors

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