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Dr. Philippe Levan

Dr. Philippe Levan


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.
Paris, France
Chief of department of Aesthetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
French / English

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


Medical Studies
1985 to 2000
Southern Paris (Paris-Sud) University, Faculty of Medicine


[Reconstructive surgery of lipodystrophy secondary to HIV treatments].
Soins. Pediatrie, puericulture Read it here 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 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


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.
Treatment of malar mounds by direct excision Ann Chir Plast Esthet. With Makhoul R, Noël W, Royer E, Szwebel J, Levan P.
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.

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


Silver Medal of medical doctorate thesis Saint-Antoine's Faculty of Medicine
Bronze Medal of National Defense Ministry of Defense