Dr Daniel Fleming Qualifications

Dr Daniel Fleming: Qualifications

1984 MBChB University of Manchester, England

1988 MRCGP London, England

1990 Diploma of Obstetrics, royal Australian College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Melbourne

1999 Board Certified in Cosmetic Laser Surgery, American Board of Laser Surgery (written examination passed with one of the highest scores ever recorded).

ACCS – Fellowship of the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery.

Specifically accredited in breast augmentation, facelifting, laser surgery, eyelid surgery and liposuction.

Hospital Accreditation

Clinical Privileges in Cosmetic Surgery    Spring Hill Specialist Day Hospital, QLD

Gaythorne Day Hospital, QLD

Canossa Day Hospital, QLD

Courses, Meeting Attended

1995   CO2 laser resurfacing course Westmead Hospital, Sydney

1996   CO2 laser resurfacing seminar, Gold Coast

International Society of Cosmetic Laser Surgeons Annual Meeting, Sydney

Fulton Skin Institute, Cosmetic Surgery Meeting, California

1997    World Congress of Dermatology, Sydney

Erbium Skin Resurfacing Course, Sydney

Fulton Skin Institute, Cosmetic Surgery Meeting, California

1998   International Society of Cosmetic Laser Surgeons’ Annual Meeting, Orlando

American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Annual Meeting, Boston

European Academy Dermatology and Venerology Congress, Nice

1999    American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Annual Scientific Meeting, Los Angeles

Training Workshop: The “S” Facelift, Newport Beach, California

Cosmetic Physicians’ Society of Australasia Meeting, Adelaide

European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology Congress, Amsterdam

Cosmetic Physicians’ Society of Australia and Australasian Academy of Facial Plastic Surgeons conference, Adelaide

2000    American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Annual Scientific Meeting, Orlando, Florida

2001    Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery Annual Scientific Meeting, Sydney.

2002    Second World Congress in Cosmetic Surgery, Sydney.

2003    Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery Annual Scientific Meeting, Gold Coast.

2004    Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery Annual Scientific Meeting, Canberra.

2005    Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery Annual Scientific Meeting, Gold Coast.

2006    Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery Annual Scientific Meeting, Adelaide.

2007    Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery Annual Scientific Meeting, Melbourne.

2008    Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery Annual Scientific Meeting, Gold Coast.

Visit to Dr Constantin Stan, Plastic Surgeon, Bacau, Romania

Visit to Dr Per Heden, Plastic Surgeon, Akademikliniken, Stockholm, Sweden

2009   Asia Pacific Macrolane Workshop, Hong Kong

First World Congress in Body Contouring, Manila, Philippines

X International Symposium of Plastic Surgery, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery Annual Scientific Meeting, Sydney

Beauty Through Science Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Meeting, Akademikliniken, Stockholm, Sweden

Visit to Dr Constantin Stan, Plastic Surgeon, Bacau, Romania

British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons’ Annual Meeting, Cardiff, Wales

2010 Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery Annual Scientific Meeting, Adelaide

2nd International Eurasian Aesthetic Surgery Course, Turkish Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Istanbul, Turkey

Modern Concepts: Breast Aesthetics and Reconstruction Conference.  Department of Plastic Surgery

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire, England. Modern Concepts: Breast Aesthetics and Reconstruction Conference. Department of Plastic Surgery University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire, England

2011 Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery Annual Scientific Meeting, Hobart

Breast Augmentation Workshop, Dublin Ireland

2012 2nd World Meeting for Silimed users, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Israeli Society of Aeathetic Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, TelAviv, Israel

AWOGyn Conference, Dusseldorf, Germany

2013 Silimed Distributors’ Meeting , Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2014 Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery Annual Scientific Meeting, Gold Coast.

Papers Presented, Clinical Teaching and Training Conducted

1997    Cosmetic surgery seminar for general practitioners (RACGP approved for CME points)

Presented paper “CO2 Laser Resurfacing RIP?- Erbium is going to replace it.” The Fulton Skin Institute, Los Angeles, USA

First ever erbium laser resurfacing training course in China – Department of Dermatology, Beijing Hospital

1998    Cosmetic laser surgery teaching course with Professor Roland Kaufmann for cosmetic surgeons, plastic surgeons, opthalmologists, maxillofacial surgeons and dermatologists,  Tuttlingen, Germany

Cosmetic laser surgery training for cosmetic surgeons and cosmetic physicians, Franklynn Laser Clinic, Haywards Heath, UK

Cosmetic laser surgery training for cosmetic surgeon, Dublin, Ireland

Cosmetic laser surgery training for opthalmic surgeons and maxillofacial surgeon, Antwerp, Belgium

Cosmetic laser surgery training for maxillofacial surgeon, opthalmic surgeon, plastic surgeon and cosmetic surgeon, Brussels, Belgium

Seminar and cosmetic laser surgery training for cosmetic surgeons, plastic surgeons and dermatologists, Utrecht, Holland

Cosmetic laser surgery seminar and laser surgery demonstration for cosmetic surgeons, plastic surgeons and dermatologists, Madrid, Spain

Seminar and cosmetic laser surgery training for cosmetic surgeons, plastic surgeons and dermatologists, Greece

Presented paper “Why Erbium Laser Resurfacing is Better than CO2 Resurfacing” the Annual Meeting of the International Society of Cosmetic Laser Surgeons, Orlando, USA

Presented paper “Why Erbium Laser Resurfacing is Better than CO2 Resurfacing”, European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, Amsterdam

Cosmetic laser surgery seminar for plastic surgeons and dermatologists, Antwerp

Cosmetic Laser Surgery seminar, Brussels, Belgium

Cosmetic Laser Surgery seminar, American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Annual Meeting Boston, USA

Cosmetic Laser Surgery Seminar, European Academy of Dermatological and Venerology Congress, Nice, France

Cosmetic Laser Surgery Seminar to plastic surgeons and dermatologists in Paris, France

Cosmetic Laser Surgery teaching course for plastic surgeons, ocular plastic surgeons, cosmetic surgeons and dermatologists with cosmetic plastic surgeon, Mr Paul Levick, Birmingham, England

1999    Seminar and cosmetic laser surgery training for plastic surgeons, cosmetic surgeons and dermatologists, Beverley Hills, USA

Presented submission to NSW Inquiry into Cosmetic Surgery.

Cosmetic laser surgery teaching course with Professor Peter Bjerring for cosmetic surgeons, plastic surgeons, opthalmologists, maxillofacial surgeons and dermatologists, Tuttlingen, Germany

Cosmetic Laser Surgery Seminar to plastic surgeons and dermatologists in Altenburg, Germany

Cosmetic laser surgery seminar and laser surgery demonstration for cosmetic surgeons, plastic surgeons and dermatologists, Department of Dermatology, University of Leuven, Belgium

Cosmetic laser surgery course and laser surgery demonstration for cosmetic surgeons, plastic surgeons and dermatologists, Franklynn Laser Centre, Haywards Heath, England

Presented papers “Why Erbium Laser Resurfacing is Better than CO2 Resurfacing” and “The Future of Cosmetic Surgery”, Cosmetic Physicians’ Society of Australia Meeting, Adelaide

Cosmetic Laser Surgery Seminar, European Academy of Dermatological and Venerology Congress, Amsterdam, Holland

Laser resurfacing teaching workshop for plastic surgeons, Ghent, Belgium

Facelift and laser resurfacing workshop for plastic surgeons and dermatologists, Saint Lucas Hospital, Ghent, Belgium

2000    Laser training workshop for a dermatologist, Los Angeles, USA

Presented papers and gave live instructional surgery workshop on the S facelift technique and erbium laser resurfacing to the College of Plastic Surgeons of Belgium, Hospital Saint Lucas, Ghent

Presented paper on Erbium laser resurfacing, European Laser Users’ Association  annual scientific meeting, University Hospital, Leuvan, Belgium

Presented paper on laser resurfacing, laser blepharoplasty and anaesthesia for laser resurfacing to Cosmetic Physicians’ Society laser training course, Sydney

Cosmetic Laser Surgery teaching workshop for cosmetic surgeons, plastic   surgeons and  dermatologists, Vilnius, Lithuania

Cosmetic laser surgery teaching for facial plastic surgeons and dermatologists, Luxembourg

Cosmetic laser surgery teaching for facial plastic surgeons and dermatologists, Prague, Czech Republic

Presentation and live surgery demonstration to The German Society of Plastic Surgeons’ Annual Meeting, Magdeburg, Laser resurfacing and S-lifts

2001 Laser resurfacing training for Dr Sik Ham Lauw, plastic surgeon, Oostende, Belgium

Presentation and live surgery training for dermatologists, maxillo-facial surgeons and other doctors, The Manchester Clinic, England

2002    Laser resurfacing training for dermatologists, Belgium

2002-08 Trainer for Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery registrar programme.

Trainees typically spend 3 months with Dr Fleming learning cosmetic surgery with particular emphasis on breast augmentation

2004 The strange case of the expanding implant – presentation at ACCS  conference, Canberra

Orbital oedema presenting as a retro-bulbar haemorrhage after blepharoplasty – ACCS conference, Canberra

2005 Does laser resurfacing still have a place? – co-presentation with Dr Anne Evans, ACCS conference, Gold Coast

Double capsule formation as a cause of rotation in an anatomical breast implant – ACCS conference, Gold Coast

Breast augmentation advanced training course, live surgery demonstration, Port Macquarie, NSW

2006    Titanium coated breast implants – The Australian study – presentation at ACCS annual conference, Adelaide

A new technique for treating the double fold deformity in implanted breasts – presentation at ACCS conference, Adelaide

Management of difficult breasts – workshop presented at ACCS conference, Adelaide

2007 Does periprosthetic amikacin gel reduce capsular contracture rates in primary breast augmentation patient? Co-presentation at the ACCS conference, Melbourne

Breast augmentation update – presentation at ACCS conference, Melbourne

The titanium breast implant study, progress report – presentation at ACCS conference, Melbourne

2008    Polyurethane covered silicone gel breast implant review –presentation at ACCS conference, Gold Coast

Form stable anatomical breast implants – presentation at ACCS conference, Gold Coast

Simplification of the Akademiklinken method for calculating the correct position of the inframammary incision –presentation at ACCS conference, Gold Coast

24 hour recovery breast implant technique, how to do it – presentation at ACCS conference, Gold Coast

2009   Polyurethane covered silicone gel breast implants – the elephant in the   room, 1st World Congress in Body Contouring, Manila, Philippines

Polyurethane covered silicone gel breast implants – the elephant in the   room – 10th International Symposium of Plastic Surgery, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Anatomical form stable breast implants – X International Symposium of Plastic Surgery, Sao Paulo, Brazil

1 day workshop to teach the use of polyurethane covered silicone gel breast implants, Sydney

Polyurethane covered silicone gel breast implants – the elephant in the room – Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery Annual Scientific Meeting, Sydney

Macrolane technical considerations – Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery Annual Scientific Meeting, Sydney

Polyurethane foam covered breast implants – Beauty Through Science Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Meeting, Akademikliniken, Stockholm, Sweden

Polyurethane covered silicone gel breast implants – workshop for plastic and cosmetic surgeons, The Royal Society of Medicine, London, England

Polyurethane covered silicone gel breast implants – workshop for plastic surgeons, Leeds, England

Polyurethane covered silicone gel breast implants – the elephant in the       room – British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons Annual Conference, Cardiff, Wales

2010    Anaplastic large cell lymphoma and textured breast implants – Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery Annual Scientific Meeting, Adelaide

Advanced user workshop for polyurethane foam covered breast implants – Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery Annual Scientific Meeting, Adelaide

Polyurethane covered silicone gel breast implants – workshop for plastic surgeons, Brussels, Belgium

Polyurethane covered silicone gel breast implants – The inconvenient truth. 2nd International Eurasian Aesthetic Surgery Course, Turkish Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Istanbul, Turkey

Polyurethane covered silicone gel breast implants – advanced workshop for plastic and cosmetic surgeons, Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford, England

Polyurethane covered silicone gel breast implants – The inconvenient truth. Modern Concepts: Breast Aesthetics and Reconstruction Conference.  Department of Plastic Surgery University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire, England

Polyurethane covered silicone gel breast implants – The inconvenient truth. AWOGyn Conference, Dusseldorf, Germany

2011 Breast implants – what the informed cosmetic physician needs to know. Cosmetic Physicians’ Society of Australia NSW meeting, Sydney

Polyurethane covered silicone gel breast implants – The inconvenient truth. Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery Annual Scientific Meeting, Hobart

Polyurethane covered silicone gel breast implants – The inconvenient truth. Breast Augmentation Workshop, Dublin Ireland

2012    Polyurethane covered silicone gel breast implants: Better for you and your patient – the evidence. 2nd World Meeting for Silimed users, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Testified at the Australian Government Senate Inquiry into PIP breast implants, Canberra

Polyurethane covered silicone gel breast implants: Better for you and your patient – the evidence. Israeli Society of Aeathetic Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Tel Aviv, Israel

1 day workshop and live surgery demonstration on breast augmentation with polyurethane covered breast implants, for central European plastic and oncological surgeons, Pecs, Hungary

Polyurethane covered silicone gel breast implants: Better for you and your patient – the evidence and live surgery demonstration AWOGyn Conference, Dusseldorf, Germany

2013    Update on Polyurethane foam covered and textured breast implants. Silimed Distributors’ Meeting, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2014    Textured breast implants, the Emporer’s new clothes? Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery Annual Scientific Meeting, Gold Coast.

2015   Whistle blower exposing unlawful and dangerous practices at TCI clinic in Sydney resulting in Health Care Complaints Commission enforcing change to protect patients.

2016    Initiator, member of and presenter at TGA Expert Advisory Panel on Breast implant associated large cell lymphoma (ALCL).

Publications

1999     Journal of Cutaneous Laser Therapy

Erbium skin resurfacing – an effective modality for the treatment of superficial and deep rhytids – a discussion of controversies.

2002    Co-author with Professor Roland Kaufmann, Erbium Laser Resurfacing, chapter in Textbook of Minimally Invasive Facial Rejuvenation, editor Professor Nick Lowe.

2005    Australasian Journal of Cosmetic Surgery

Auto-expansion of a saline breast implant masquerading as capsular contracture.

2007 Australasian Journal of Cosmetic Surgery

A simple algorithm to avoid operative planning mistakes in breast augmentation. Co-authored with Dr David Topchian.

2010 Instructional DVD for surgeons

Polyurethane foam covered silicone gel breast implants

2012 Biomaterials in plastic surgery – breast implants (Woodhead Publishing, Cambridge, UK) Textbook chapter on polyurethane foam covered breast implants.

2017 Aesthetic Surgery Journal (submitted and under review) Spontaneous resolution of breast implant associated anaplastic

large cell lymphoma, lead author with Dr Jason Stone and Dr Patrick Tansley.

External Audit

1998 Griffith University, Queensland

An Investigation into the Emotional Impact of Cosmetic Surgery

Roy Morgan Research –   Survey of Results of Breast Implants performed by Dr Daniel Fleming

1999 Roy Morgan Research –    Eyelid Surgery Satisfaction Survey of cosmetic eyelid surgery performed by Dr Daniel Fleming

Note:  These independent studies showed patient satisfaction levels of 85-95 percent.  Further details are available on request.

Dr Fleming participates in annual peer reviewed audit as part of the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery’s annual recertification programme.

Research

1) Histological comparison of different treatment protocols for CO2 laser resurfacing

2) Clinical and histological comparisons of CO2 and erbium laser resurfacing

3) Comparison of results of upper lip erbium laser resurfacing using different treatment protocols

4) Effects of specific motivational factors on women’s receptivity to undergo cosmetic surgery: A comparison of pre-cosmetic surgery patients and non-cosmetic surgery respondents. Research project with Rebecca Shears, postgraduate student Bond University

5) Does periprosthetic amikacin gel reduce the incidence of capsular contracture in primary breast augmentation patients?

6) The titanium coated breast implant study. Dr Fleming led a TGA registered study to determine if a new titanium coated silicon breast implant reduces capsular contracture rates.

7) Non-adherence rates in textured breast implants.

8) Evolution of breast implant associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma.

9)Delamination of one brand of polyurethane foam covered breast implants

Offices and Advisory Positions Held

President of the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery 2007-2009

Examiner, Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery

Examiner, American Board of Laser Surgery

Member of the Medical Advisory Panel, Medical Insurance Group Australia

Member of Medical Advisory Panel – Cosmetic Surgery sub-committee, Medical Insurance Group Australia

Member of TGA Expert Scientific Advisory Panel on PIP Breast Implants

Member of Chief Medical Officer’s Advisory Committee on PIP Breast Implants

Advisor to ABC re dangerous anesthetic practices in Sydney cosmetic surgery clinic, 2015-16

Council member, Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery, 2016 – present

Chairman, BIA –ALCL Safety Committee, Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery, 2016 – present

Member of TGA Expert Advisory Panel on BIA–ALCL

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