Dr. Jaffer Khan is the Medical Director & Founder at Aesthetics International & The Nova Clinic by Aesthetics. A former Consultant Plastic Surgeon in the United Kingdom, he did his initial plastic surgery training at Cork University Hospital before moving to the UK . Here he trained for five years in plastic surgery, including periods at St. Bartholomew‘s and the Royal London Hospitals, working with ten leading consultants. Dr. Jaffer Khan also visited the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital and worked as a Fellow at a leading Harley Street practice in London to gain experience in cosmetic surgery.
With a number of scientific publications and several international presentations to his name, Dr Jaffer Khan was the first surgeon in the region to pass the specialty fellowship examination of the Joint Royal Colleges in Plastic Surgery. His areas of special interest include breast and body contouring, as well as aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, breast and abdomen. Dr. Khan is a trained hand, burns and microvascular surgeon, and a pioneer of Facial Resurfacing, having introduced the first Erbium YAG laser to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in 1997 and to Dubai in 1998.
Dr. Khan leads an international team of highly experienced aesthetic physicians, each one a specialist in their particular area of expertise. In addition, Dr. Khan’s reputation and liaisons with the medical fraternity here and abroad attract a number of visiting surgeons, all of whom are of a high caliber with established private practices in their respective home countries. This led to the opening of NOVA clinic by Aesthetics, which brings selected surgeons from around the world who are leaders in their respective fields, coupled with quality patient aftercare.
Dr. Khan is now a visiting professor at Anglia Ruskin University in the United Kingdom. Along with Professor Frame, Dr. Khan leads the MCH (Masters in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery) training program in Dubai.
He is also a Key Opinion Leader for Anti-aging injections & Fillers having been a consultant for a number of large companies such as Galderma and Allergan. He has recently published a book chapter on this subject as well.