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Esther's Experts

Introducing Esther’s Experts

Our founder Esther Fieldgrass handpicks every member of our specialist team to ensure that every treatment and procedure is carried out to exacting standards by exceptional staff. As highly qualified professionals in their individual fields, their knowledge and expertise ensure that EF MEDISPA remains at the forefront of the cosmetic and aesthetic sector.

Chosen not only due to their technical and medical expertise but because of their passionate and professional approach, Esther’s Experts are renowned leaders in their specialist areas and are continually developing their knowledge and skills.

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Dr Christopher Johnsson
A highly qualified and skilled plastic surgeon with extensive experience in the aesthetics field. Renowned globally for his technique and craftmanship.
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Dr Davood Fallahdar
A highly qualified plastic surgeon with an impressive international career and exceptional reputation.
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Dr Aikaterini Charakida
Consultant Dermatologist & Dermato-Surgeon – Vaser Liposuction Specialist
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Dr Linda Fiumara
Consultant Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon
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Dr Asel Usupbaeva
Aesthetic Medicine Specialist & Gynaecologist – leading our feminine health services
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Dr Marco La Malfa
Clinical Director of Anaesthetics and a highly experienced expert in aesthetic and injectable anti-ageing treatments.
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Nurse Libbie Wallace
Aesthetic Nurse Prescriber
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Victoria Cooper
An expert in Colonic hydrotherapy with a passion for using healing and natural medicine to benefit the individual.
How to make an appointment with our experts?
If you would like to arrange a consultation with one of our experts or a member of our team simply call our main appointment booking line on 0808 271 5200. Or you can book online by visiting www.efmedispa.com

We have multiple clinics based in London, Bristol and Edgbaston and each clinic offers a private, welcoming and relaxing environment for you to enjoy.

What makes our experts ‘Esther’s Experts’?

Esther Fieldgrass, founder of EF MEDISPA, set out with a clear vision when creating her unique and exceptional chain of medispas – her vision included the very best experts in their field to offer exceptional treatment results and care. That is why ‘Esther’s Experts’ have been carefully selected to provide the very best aesthetic and wellbeing solutions to our patients. Each of our experts is already highly qualified and incredibly experienced, yet they continue to research, study and develop their knowledge to remain at the forefront of our ever-changing industry.

Why see our experts?

When considering a cosmetic, aesthetic, surgical or wellbeing treatment you need to feel completely confident that you are in safe hands. Our highly qualified and experienced experts all boast outstanding professional reputations, providing you with the peace of mind that your care and safety are always our main priority. Our leading experts are supported by a brilliant team, ensuring your individual needs will be discussed and evaluated to form a bespoke treatment plan that will achieve optimum results.

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Dr Christopher Johnsson
Dr Christopher Johnsson
A highly qualified and skilled plastic surgeon with extensive experience in the aesthetics field. Renowned globally for his technique and craftmanship.

About Dr Johnsson

Dr Christopher Johnsson is a Plastic Surgeon with more than 16 years’ experience in the field. With dual nationality (Portuguese-Brazilian), Dr Johnsson holds a full registration with the General Medical Council (GMC) as well as registration with the Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery and the Portuguese Order of Doctors (Ordem dos Médicos de Portugal).

Dr Johnsson graduated in Medicine and Surgery in 1997 from Gama Filho University in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Dr Johnsson was a student of renowned plastic surgeon, Prof. Ivo Pitanguy.

After a 3-year Post-Graduation in Plastic Surgery he opened his own private practice in Rio de Janeiro in 2002. In 2007, Dr Johnsson moved to Portugal with his family and set up his private practice. Passionate about meeting the needs of patients, Dr Johnsson adopts high quality methods and techniques to achieve optimum results.

His patients come from various parts of the world, recognising his talent and admiring his mastery in the area.

Professional Accreditations, National & International Memberships

  • GMC, General Medical Council
  • The Brazilian College of Surgeons
  • The Brazilian Federal Council of Doctors
  • The Brazilian Medical Association
  • The Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery
  • ISAPS, International Society of Aesthetic
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Dr Davood Fallahdar
Dr Davood Fallahdar
MD & Surg. (Hons), Chir Plat (Hons), FRCS (Eng), MicroSurg (Hon), ORL (H&N) Expert Plastic Surgeon
Experience: 15 years

About Dr Davood Fallahdar

As a highly qualified plastic surgeon with over 15 years’ experience working in Milan, Paris, New York, San Francisco, Gothenburg, Barcelona and now the UK, Dr Fallahdar is an integral part of EF MEDISPA’s team of experts. As well as extensive experience and an impressive reputation, Dr Fallahdar’s professional and compassionate manner always puts his patients and ease.

Keen to stay abreast of developments in his sector to further his skills and career, Dr Fallahdar continuously carries out research and studies and attends many national and international plastic surgery conferences and courses. In 2006 he was awarded special recognition for Excellence in Microsurgery by the renowned National Cancer Institute in Milan.

Dr Fallahdar has extensive experience in all aspects of cosmetic surgery of the breast, face and body contouring. He is also able to provide a variety of non-surgical solutions. His microsurgery techniques and meticulous attention to detail ensure minimal scarring. His passion to offer the very best care and results to his patients is evident from the first time you meet him.

Professional Accreditations, National & International Memberships

  • Graduated from Milan Medical School with an Honours in Medicine & Surgery
  • Specialist training in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery & Microsurgery at The University of Milan
  • Certificate of Specialty in ORL (ENT Head and Neck)
  • Gained further professional experience working around the world at highly acclaimed institutions
  • GMC (General Medical Council) Specialist Registration Plastic Surgery
  • BAAPS (British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons)
  • BAPRAS (British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeons)
  • ASAPS (American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery)
  • FRCS (Eng.) Fellowship of Royal Colleges of Surgeons
  • Fellowship ad eundem of The Royal College of Surgeons
  • RSM (Royal Society of Medicine)
  • SICPRE (Italian Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery)
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Dr Aikaterini Charakida
Dr Aikaterini Charakida
Consultant Dermatologist & Dermato-Surgeon

About Dr Aikaterini (Katerina) Charakida

Dr Charakida graduated with excellence in Medicine from Athens University in 1998 and subsequently began her specialist training in Dermatosurgery at the University of Lyon in 2001. She furthered her training in Liposuction and Vaser Liposuction in 2008 at the SmartLipo Institute in Scottsdale, Arizona and gained invaluable experience at the acclaimed international institutions in Bulgaria and Colombia.
Now with over 10 years’ experience working as a Consultant Dermatologist specialising in Vaser Liposuction and Body Contouring procedures, Dr Charakida can treat all areas of the male and female body, achieving incredible results.
In 2010 Dr Charakida further extended her knowledge and trained with renowned plastic surgeon, Dr Alfredo Hoyos in Columbia, mastering the Vaser Hi-Definition (Hi-Def) and Vaser 4D techniques. She also has extensive experience in Fat Harvesting/Transfer surgery for breast and buttock enhancements for both cosmetic and reconstructive cases.
Dr Charakida’s passion for learning continues and she often attends national and international events and courses relating to her specialisms.
Her patients appreciate her personal approach to patient care and her commitment to providing the very best advice and results. Having worked at EF MEDISPA since 2009, she is one of the UK’s most sought after Vaser Liposuction surgeons, delivering incredible results.

Professional Accreditations, National & International Memberships

  • GMC (General Medical Council)
  • RSM (Royal Society of Medicine)
  • BAD (British Association of Dermatologists)
  • BAAS (British Association of American Studies)
  • EADV (European Academy of Dermato-Venereology)
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Dr Linda Fiumara
Dr Linda Fiumara
Consultant Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon

About Dr Fiumara

Dr Fiumara is a renowned Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon with a specific interest in Cosmetic Surgery and Aesthetic Medicine. Her surgical experience in various aspects of Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgery of the face and breast make her an invaluable member of the Esther’s Experts team.

Dr Fiumara graduated with honours in Medicine and Surgery at the First University of Rome (La Sapienza). She then went on to qualify with honours as a Specialist in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, also at the University of Rome, in 2008. In the same year she was awarded a Fellowship in Facial Reconstructive Surgery sponsored by the EAFPS (European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgeons).

Like many of the surgeons at EF MEDISPA who are experts in their specialist fields, Dr Fiumara continually extends her knowledge and skills by attending courses all over the world focusing on modern operative techniques.

Dr Fiumara can offer surgical treatments including breast enlargement, breast asymmetry correction, breast uplift and reduction, abdominoplasty, labiaplasty, blepharoplasty and octoplasty surgery.

Dr Fiumara is a perfectionist who strives to deliver the very best, natural looking results to her patients, whilst overseeing the highest standards of safety and personal care throughout the surgical journey. She offers informative and honest consultations to help patients decide on the best treatment programme.

Professional Accreditations, National & International Memberships

  • GMC (General Medical Council)
  • BAPRAS (British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons)
  • RMS (The Royal Society of Medicine)
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Dr Asel Usupbaeva
Dr Asel Usupbaeva
MBBS, MSc, DFSRH

About Dr Usupbaeva

Dr Usupbaeva graduated from the University of Kyrgyzstan State Medical School in 1995 and began her specialist training in Gynaecology Midwifery and Gynaecology in 1997. Her career in women’s health advanced as she went on to develop her skills and knowledge in specialisms including genitourinary medicine, FemiLift treatment, bio-identical hormones, sexual health and family planning.

In addition to her women’s health expertise, Dr Usupbaeva also trained with renowned experts in the field of aesthetic medicine and has been successfully helping patients with various aesthetic requirements for many years.

As a believer in both conventional medicine and the many benefits of alternative treatments, she studied BHRT (Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy), taking her training to an advanced level in 2017.

Dr Usupbaeva regularly attends events and courses to further her knowledge and understanding, keeping abreast of medical advancements in her specialist fields. She is a firm believer that aesthetic treatment not only improves physical aspects of her patients but can positively impact mental wellbeing too.

Dr Usupbaeva is a perfectionist, striving to provide her patients with the very best advice and results. Her diligent and meticulous approach puts patients at ease, knowing they are receiving exceptional care and treatment.

Professional Accreditations, National & International Memberships

  • Fully qualified GMC (General Medical Council) registered Doctor
  • Master’s Degree in Medical Science and general/Gynae Ultrasound
  • RCOG (Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists)
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Dr Marco La Malfa
Dr Marco La Malfa
Expert Aesthetic & Injectable Doctor
Experience: 20 years

About Dr Marco La Malfa

Dr Marco, our Clinical Director of Anaesthetics, is one of EF MEDISPA’s longest serving injectable doctors and a valued member or our team of experts. He is also a Consultant Anesthetist and works as a Medical Director in Anesthetics for a large NHS Trust. At EF MEDISPA he specialises in injectable treatments using Botulin Toxin (Botox), a range of dermal fillers and Polydioxanone (PDO) threads.

Dr Marco graduated in Medicine from the University of Rome (La Sapienza) in 1997 and began his career and specialist training in Anesthesia and Reanimation in 1998 at Antwerp University Hospital in Belgium. During his career he provided anesthetics for many plastic surgery procedures leading to an interest in aesthetic medicine. He has worked full time in the UK since 2003 and in 2006 he undertook further specialist training in aesthetics here in the UK, training with the industry’s leading pharmaceutical companies and aesthetic specialists.

He is undoubtedly a perfectionist and always strives to provide the very best results for his patients. Having carried out over 10,000 anaesthetic procedures his experience and training ensure you’re in a safe pair of hands. Dr Marco has worked with some of the world’s most renowned plastic surgeons and is an expert in anti-ageing and cosmetic treatments. His loyal client base continually utilise and recommend his skills, returning for treatment due to his friendly manner, professional approach and impressive results.

Professional Accreditations, National & International Memberships

  • GMC (General Medical Council) Registered Doctor
  • ESRA (European Society for Regional Anaesthesia)
  • BARA (Belgium Association for Regional Anaesthesia)
  • Full and Specialist Registration with Italian Medical Council
  • Full and Specialist Registration with Belgium Medical Council
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Nurse Libbie Wallace
Nurse Libbie Wallace
Aesthetic Nurse Prescriber

About Libbie Wallace

Nurse Libbie brings a great deal of experience and expertise to EF MEDISPA. As a fully qualified Independent Nurse Prescriber specialising in Aesthetic Medicine she offers our patients a variety of treatment options all carried out by a safe pair of hands.

Nurse Libbie qualified as a Registered General Nurse from Curtin University of Technology in Perth, Western Australia in 1993. She spent 5 years working as a nurse in Australia before moving to London in 1998. Libbie’s career has included time as a theatre nurse and surgical assistant covering various specialties including plastics and cardiology.

Choosing to specialise in Non-Surgical Aesthetics in 2012, with a special interest in skin rejuvenation, Nurse Libbie began more training under leading facial aesthetic experts and some of the industry’s leading pharmaceutical companies. She specilaised in Botulinum Toxin Type A injections, dermal fillers, mesotherapy, chemical peels and cosmeceuticals – providing a varied range of treatment options to her patients. She is currently furthering her medical knowledge once more working towards a Masters in Aesthetic Medicine at Queen Mary University of London.

Nurse Libbie can expertly carry out treatments including Botulin Toxin injections to the upper and lower face, neck and for hyperhidrosis, dermal fillers to enhance, reshape and rejuvenate, tear trough fillers, lip and cheek enhancements, liquid facelifts and Plasma Rich Platelet (PRP) therapy for skin and hair rejuvenation.

Nurse Libbie takes time to advise her patients thoroughly, explaining treatment options in great detail. She will only provide treatments to naturally enhance the appearance of her patients with the utmost duty of care.

Nurse Libbie is patient focused and passionate about providing exceptional care alongside impressive results.

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Victoria Cooper
Victoria Cooper
Expert Colonic Hydrotherapist

About Victoria Cooper

Victoria Cooper is EF MEDISPA’s colonics expert and her wealth of healing and natural medicine knowledge make her a key member of our team of experts. Victoria is a great ambassador of our beliefs in beauty and wellness starting from the inside out and she is constantly developing bespoke treatments to benefit individual clients and their specific needs. Victoria’s training and experience have spanned Cape Town and London, leading her to specialiseC in colonic hydrotherapy. Her background in healing and natural medicine enables her to offer excellent advice and guidance to her patients. Her kind and caring manner helps those around her feel at ease.

Professional Accreditations, National & International Memberships

  • Qualified Healer with The Confederation of Healing Organisations, training at the SAGB (Spiritualist Association of Great Britain), London
  • Studied Natural Medicine at Sia Academy in London
  • Member of ARCH (Association of Registered Colon Hydrotherapists) since 2001

*Results and benefits can vary and are different for each individual. As such, EF MEDISPA cannot guarantee specific results.

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