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Dr Tapan Patel

Having previously set up VIVA Clinic in North London, Dr Tapan embarked on a new venture, starting up PHI Clinic on London’s renowned Harley Street, back in January 2014.

By offering the widest selection of treatments at PHI Clinic, Dr Tapan wishes to treat a broader spectrum of skin conditions than ever before. Rather than only having one laser/device/treatment available, he has sought technologies from across the world that are safe, effective and target different aspects of the same condition. That means for any one condition, he can offer his patients multiple solutions, depending on their preference, desired result and medical history.

Medical Director
Dr Benji Dhillon MBBS BSc MRCS - Benji photo 690x960

Dr Benji Dhillon MBBS BSc MRCS Aesthetic Surgeon Dr Dhillon specialising in skin, injectables, ultherapy, fat loss and laser treatments

Dr Benji Dhillon has been involved in all aspects of Aesthetics for the past 6 years. Having spent time training in Plastic Surgery he developed a knowledge and appreciation of how we age and the tools that can be used to achieve natural outcomes.

Dr Dhillon has also acted in the past as the Medical Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa for Allergan, the company that manufactures Botox and the best in class Dermal Fillers, Juvederm, where he led research into the safety and effectiveness of these products as well as novel skin care treatments and breast implants. He has maintained this interest in research in his clinical practice, leading clinical studies of new body contouring devices, Dermal Fillers and Botox.

Some of his research has been published in reputable peer reviewed journals such as Dermatologic Surgery, Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the British Medical Journal, as well as being presented at International and National Conferences.

His special interests include advancing the use of Botox and Dermal Fillers for the whole face, laser assisted treatments for acne scarring, burns scars and rejuvenation, high intensity focused ultrasound and cellulite treatments.

Apul Parikh (MBChB, MRCS, EBOPRAS) - apul parihk 690x960

Apul Parikh (MBChB, MRCS, EBOPRAS)

Mr. Parikh has had extensive training over 12 years in plastic and cosmetic surgery and has accumulated vast knowledge on anatomy as well as the ageing process. Mr. Parikh is also very involved in education and teaching, he has produced several key articles in leading medical and aesthetic journals, including the Aesthetics Journal. He is currently an international trainer for Botox and Dermal Fillers as well as certain surgical procedures, like mole removal.

Mr. Parikh is also a member of the European Advisory Board for Cellfina. As well as this, he has a specialist interest in hair restoration surgery and liposuction. We are honoured to have had Mr. Parikh with us since the conception of PHI Clinic in January 2014, sharing our ethos of patient-centred care and utmost professionalism.

Dr Nestor Demosthenous MBCh BSc Hons Neuro Edin - Dr Nestor Picture copy 690x960

Dr Nestor Demosthenous MBCh BSc Hons Neuro Edin Associate Member British College of Aesthetic Medicine Member Association of Scottish Aesthetic Practitioners

Dr Nestor obtained his Medical Degree and Honours Degree in Neuroscience from the University of Edinburgh in 2006. Dr Nestor focuses on non-surgical facial rejuvenation, skin health and hair restoration surgery. Dr Nestor holds monthly clinics in London’s Knightsbridge, as well as regularly teaches Silhouette Soft Thread lift for Sinclair Pharma on Harley St.

Jude Dunican

Jude’s career in aesthetics spans over 14 years first acting as a Skin Specialist and Facialist in Ireland. Jude then obtained her Bachelor of Science degree at the National University of Ireland, Galway. After graduating from university Jude moved on to Oncology and Heamotology before being selected as a leading aesthetic nurse at PHI Clinic, managing our team of clinicians.

Credentials and Qualifications:

Bsc Nursing Science – Honours Degree, Registered Nurse with the NMC, Member of the BACN, ITEC, CIBTAC, CIDESCO qualifications.

Level 7 post graduate diploma in injectable medicine, Core of Knowledge.

Areas of Interest and Expertise:

Skin treatments, Non-surgical fat reduction, Skin tightening

Sarah Gaughan

Sarah is a professional, warm & approachable member of the cosmetic team that is particularly good with nervous patients. Sarah obtained her Bachelor of Science degree at the National University of Ireland and since then has gone on to practice within the field of Plastic Reconstructive Surgery.

 

Credentials and Qualifications:

Bsc Nursing Science – Hons Degree , Registered Nurse with the NMC, NVQ Level 2 3 Facial and Skincare and Qualifications, VTCT Level 4 in Laser and IPL Treatments, Core of Knowledge

Areas of Interest and Expertise: Skin treatments, Non-surgical fat reduction, Skin tightening

Qualifications: Bsc Nursing Science

Jenna Staal

Jenna Staal has been an Aesthetic Therapist treating patients in London for more than 10 years. In this time she has not only acquired invaluable knowledge and experience in advanced non-surgical cosmetic procedures, she has also trained staff on various devices and skincare products.

Focusing on skin rejuvenation, lifting, tightening and non invasive fat reduction treatments Jenna is able to add structure to both consultations and treatments.

Jenna is relaxed and engaging in helping her patients to get the maximum benefits of the service we offer here at PHI. Credentials and Qualifications: NVQ Level 2, 3 in Facial, Skincare and Beauty Qualifications, Core of Knowledge in Laser and Light.

Areas on interest and Expertise: 9 years of experience in laser treatments and skincare, special interest in the Infini treatment for skin tightening and corrective skincare including Obagi products.

Kelli-Anne Mottalini

Kelli-Anne has been treating patients in Cosmetic Clinic’s since 2001 making her one of our most experienced clinicians here at PHI Clinic. Kelli Anne is professional, pleasant and attentive. She is able to hone in on our patient’s immediate concerns and is highly experienced in compliance previously being a Compliance manager for a chain of 26 clinics. In this time she showcased exceptional performance ratings with the CQC. Fifteen years of experience in laser hair removal of all ethnic origins, Nominated Individual at this clinic for the regulated activities under the Care Quality Commission. Credentials and Qualifications: NVQ Level 2 & 3 Facial, Skincare and Beauty Qualifications. Areas of Interest and Expertise: Skin treatments, Non-surgical fat reduction, Skin tightening

Spirithoula Koukoufikis

Our lovely Spirithoula (spee-ree- DTHU-la) is a self described Greek Saffa! Born in Sunny Cape Town with a strong Greek Heritage, SK conducted her studies in South Africa before moving to the UK.

SK has worked in aesthetics for 7 years and has been with us since the clinic opened in 2014, making her our longest serving practitioner. With exceptional attention to detail SK has the ability to put her patient’s needs at the forefront of everything she does to ensure they have the best possible outcome. Credentials and Qualifications: ITEC,SAAHSP, CIDESCO, BTI qualifications Areas of Interest and Expertise: Skin treatments, Non-surgical fat reduction, Skin tightening

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