Bariplasic University Degree

For the past ten years, the number of Bariatric Surgery procedures has increased significantly (Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy, ...). Their effectiveness is spectacular in terms of weight loss, but it also results in dramatic excess of loose skin with functional, psychological and aesthetic consequences for the patient.
Reconstructive surgery can achieve body restoration after massive weight loss. Bariplastic Surgery is a very specific specialty with very few plastic surgeons who have the necessary experience to give patients the best results. 

The Bariplastic University Degree is a unique course dedicated to teaching plastic surgeons state of the art surgical skills in reconstructive surgery post massive weight loss.

All surgical procedures are reviewed with lectures, videos, and live surgery in the OR.

You will also learn how to master all the pre-operative markings for post-massive weight loss plastic surgery.

At the end of the course, upon passing the final exam, you will receive a Diploma from the University of Paris.

Meet The Team

Dr Taliah Schmitt
Course Director

Dr Taliah Schmitt is an expert in Bariplastic Surgery. She performs this specialty exclusively at the French Institute of Bodylift which she created in 2017.

She has trained surgeons from all over the world in the unique techniques of post-bariatric plastic surgery by creating the Bariplastic University Degree in 2016.

She often talks at international conferences, writes in scientific journals and talks about Bariplastic surgery in the media.

Dr Anne-Sophie Reguessé

Dr Anne-Sophie Reguessé is a specialist in post-masssive weight loss plastic surgery. She has conducted a study on over 350 lower bodylift procedures and is a senior consultant at the French Institute of Bodylift. She has been teaching at the Bariplastic University Degree since 2016 and continues to impress students with her outstanding surgical skills in all areas of Bariplastic Surgey.

Dr Harold Chatel

Dr Harold Chatel is a specialist consultant in Bariplastic Surgery at the French Institute of Bodylift He has been part of the pedagogical team of the Bariplastic University Degree since its early days. His excellent communication skills, precise surgical hand and extensive knowledge of post bariatric plastic surgery make him a wonderful teacher from which to learn.

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