Dr. Luiz Toledo, Brazilian Plastic Surgeon, studied in São Paulo and went on to train and specialize under Prof. William Callia, graduating as a plastic and reconstructive surgeon in 1975 and becoming a member of the Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery – SBCP – in 1976.
Dr. Toledo worked from his Plastic Surgery Clinic in São Paulo offering his patients, many who came from abroad to operate, facial and body contouring surgeries and procedures along with his aftercare facility Beatrix Aesthetics for skin care and lymphatic drainage. While maintaining his practice and working around the Middle East region since 2001, Dr. Toledo was offered a position in a busy Dubai practice and moved to Dubai in 2006 with his family.
Dr. Toledo, over the past nearly 30 years, has been involved in lecturing and teaching around the world. He has written and edited 14 books. His book “Refinements in Facial and Body Contouring” has been translated into several languages. His “Superficial Liposculpture” book became one of the landmark books on the technique.
He has published more than 70 scientific papers and guest-edited editions of Clinics in Plastic Surgery. He has given teaching courses on his face and body contouring techniques at the ASPS and ASAPS congresses for 15 years.
He was the ISAPS Course Director for seven years, organizing courses all over the world. He developed and directed the ISAPS Public Information Committee for six years. He was ISAPS National Secretary for Brazil for 4 years and was ISAPS NS for the UAE also for 4 years.
He was the scientific director of the Emirates Plastic Surgery Society for six years, organizing monthly meetings and Annual Congresses of the EPSS for the local plastic surgeons.
He organized the first ISAPS International Course in Dubai in January 2014. He worked out of his clinic, Shape Medical Centre, and operated at Dubai London Clinic Speciality Hospital in Jumeirah, Dubai.
In 2020, during the pandemic, Dr. Toledo moved with his family to Lisbon, Portugal, where he worked at Hospital Saint Louis. In 2022, he moved back to Dubai and now works at Enfield Royal Clinics.