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Dr. Oanna Meyer

Dr. Meyer is a board certified surgeon specializing in Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery. She lives with her family in Tel Aviv. Trained in Switzerland, France and Israel, Dr. Meyer is a member of the Israeli, American and Swiss Associations of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery

Dr. Meyer works in both the private and hospital settings:

Specializing in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery

Working as a senior surgeon specializing in breast reconstruction in the Rambam Medical Center’s Department of Plastic Surgery in Haifa.

At her own private clinic in Neve Tzedek performing cosmetic procedures and aesthetic treatments.

 

Personally-Tailored Aesthetic Solutions

Dr. Meyer performs a wide range of plastic surgery procedures and cosmetic therapies for both men and women:

Breast surgeries – including breast augmentation, breast reduction, breast lift and breast reconstruction.

Facial operations – rhinoplasty, face-lift, eyelid lift, otoplasty and more.

Body contouring – liposuction, tummy tuck, arm lift and thigh lift.

Aesthetic medicine (non-surgical procedures) –botox, fillers, lip enhancement and more.

During the very first visit, Dr. Meyer will provide you with personal guidance and consultation according to your needs and the procedure you wish to have performed, all while tailoring the treatments to the patient’s personal medical history and personal expectations while implementing the most advanced and innovative treatment options in the field. Each patient receives a detailed explanation regarding the procedure and the entire recovery process.

Dr. Meyer believes that the relationship between the surgeon and the patient is the very foundation of each and every treatment. Professionalism coupled with humanity, the most advanced technology and medical equipment, along with international experience and personally tailored treatment for each patient, all contribute to a positive experience, maximal synchronization between expectations and results and exceptional outcomes that withstand the test of time.

 

The Path to Plastic Surgery

Dr. Meyer was born in Geneva and spent her youth between Switzerland, Israel and France. After completing her high school studies at the French School in Tel Aviv, she naturally drawn towards medical studies. She completed her undergraduate degree at The Hebrew University in Jerusalem and went on to study medicine in Geneva. She began her residency in general surgery in Switzerland and Belgium and then continued to Geneva to subspecialize in Plastic Surgery, later completing an additional year of residency in Plastic Surgery at the Rabin Medical Center in Israel through a resident exchange program.

Upon completing her residency, Dr. Meyer worked as a senior plastic surgeon at the University Medical Hospital in Geneva and focusing mostly on breast reconstruction, microsurgical procedures, complex face reconstruction and body contouring procedures for patients following bariatric surgery. She then completed her specialization in Breast Reconstruction and Aesthetics in Lyon, France with Dr. Delay (a pioneer in the field of breast reconstruction who developed unique techniques) and worked in a private clinic at the Cornavin Dermatologic Medical Center in Geneva. Upon returning to Israel with her family, Dr. Meyer completed the Israeli licensing requirements for operating as a plastic surgeon in Israel. Today she is a senior surgeon at the Rambam Medical Center and maintains a private clinic in Tel Aviv.

 

Dr. Oanna Meyer

Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic surgeon

Swiss medical and specialist license

Israeli medical license:1-111518

Israeli specialist license:1-34418

 

LANGUAGES

Hebrew, French, English, Spanish

 

PRIVATE PRACTICE

 Private Practice Tel-Aviv, Israel

Plastic Surgeon in group practice Centre Dermatologique de Cornavin 2015-2016 Geneva, Switzerland 

 

ATTENDING POSITION

Senior plastic surgeon Plastic Surgery Division, Rambam Hospital, Haifa 2017

Senior plastic surgeon (Chef de Clinique) Plastic Surgery Division, Geneva University Hospitals 2012-2015

 

FELLOWSHIP

Rhinoplasty Surgery Fellowship Cairo- Prof. Hossam Foda

Breast reconstruction and aesthetic surgery fellow Centre Léon Berard, Lyon, France- Dr. Emmanuel Delay

 

EDUCATION AND ACADEMIC DEGREES

Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery FMH Diploma Swiss Diploma

European Board of Plastic Surgery Diploma EBOPRAS

Docteur en medicine Medical Doctorate (University thesis)

Medical school, Geneva University, Switzerland Medical Degree

Medical school, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel BA, Basic medical sciences

Marc Chagall French High School, Tel-Aviv, Israel Baccalauréat scientifique, highest honors

 

RESIDENCY

Plastic surgery resident, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland

Plastic surgery resident, Rabin Medical Center, Israel

Plastic surgery resident, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland

Hand surgery rotation, Hadassa Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel

General surgery resident, Clinique St-Elizabeth, Brussels, Belgium

General surgery resident, Pourtalès Hospital, Neuchâtel, Switzerland

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

Israeli Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery

Swiss Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery

American Society of Plastic Surgery

European Respiratory Society

 

MEETING PRESENTATIONS

Is extension of the subpectoral pocket using a polyglactin mesh in immediate breast reconstruction safe and effective? A comparative study. O. Meyer Ganz, M. Tobalem, T. Perneger, A. Modarressi, B. Elias, B. Pittet. EURAPS, Ischia 2014.

16-years experience of free flaps in Geneva: a retrospective study. O. Meyer, A. Modarressi, K. Amini, P. Castus, E.Gachie, P, Gniadek, J. Schaepkens Van Riempst, B. Elias, B. Pittet. Swiss Society of Plastic Surgery (SSPRE) annual congress, Lausanne, 2010 and GAM, Besançon 2013

Facial lipoatrophy secondary to antiretroviral treatment: filling with hyaluronic acid. O. Meyer, B. Elias, D. Salomon, B. Pittet.  IMCAS, Paris, 2010.

Case report: extensive soft tissue coverage and genital lymphoedema management in Fournier’s gangrene. O. Meyer, X. Tenorio, J. Schaepkens Van Riempst, P. Gervaz, J. Schwartz, R. Gumener, B. Pittet. SSPRE congress, Interlaken, 2009

Immediate breast reconstruction after skin-sparing mastectomy with definitive implants using a Vicryl mesh: a comparative study. B. Elias, O. Meyer, Y. Harder, B. Pittet-Cuénod. SSPRE Congress, Montreux 2007.

 

POSTERS

Hyaluronic acid injections to fill facial lipoatrophy in the context of a lipodystrophy syndrome associated with HIV. A. Campanelli, B. Elias, O. Meyer, A. Calmy, D. Salomon, L. Toutous-Trellu. IMCAS, Paris 2010

Case report of noma neonatorum . E. Barel, O. Meyer, M. Osovski, D. Ad-El. Israeli Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery congress. Jerusalem, 2010

Prise en charge de la lipodystrophie faciale dans le contexte d’un syndrome de lipodystrophie associée au VIH par injections d’acide hyaluronique. A. Campanelli, B. Elias, O. Meyer, L. Toutous-Trellu. SSDV, Bâle 2009

Breast reconstruction post mastectomy. O.Meyer, N. Tochon, B. Elias, B. Pittet. Geneva, 2008

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Risks and benefits of using an absorbable mesh in one-stage immediate breast reconstruction: a comparative study. Meyer Ganz O, Tobalem M, Perneger T, Lam GT, Modarressi A, Elias B, Pittet B. Plast Reconstr Surg 2015, 135:00.

 

 Management of unusual genital lymphedema complication after Fournier’s gangrene: a case report. Meyer Ganz O, Gumener R, Gervaz P, Schwartz J, Pittet-Cuénod B. BMC Surgery 2012, 12:26

 

 Maladie de Launois-Bensaude: une lipomatose cervico-faciale rare. Tschopp MB, Meyer O, Golay A. Médecine des Maladies Métaboliques 2013; 7(1):49–52

 

 Mastectomie avec préservation cutanée et reconstruction immédiate.Vlastos G, Elias B, Meyer O, Harder Y, Schäfer P, Pittet B.Bulletin du Cancer 2007; 94: 833-840

Chapter in Press: Autologous Latissimus Dorsi Breast Reconstruction. Delay D, Meyer Ganz O. Oncoplastic and reconstructive surgery breast surgery, 2nd edition. Urban C, Rietjens M, El-Tamer M, Sacchini V.

 

THESIS/DOCTORATE

La reconstruction mammaire immédiate par prothèse avec utilisation d’un filet de Vicryl: est-elle une technique sûre et efficace? O. Meyer. Thesis Director: Prof. Brigitte Pittet. Geneva University, 2015-Med.10753

 

PRACTICAL CERTIFICATED COURSES

Jean-François Pascal Course: Bodylift and silhouette surgery. Lyon 2016

Face Eyes Nose Course Theory and Dissection Based Aesthetic Facial & Rhinoplasty Course. Coventry 2016

Allergan Specialists Workshop Lower Face and Midface. Geneva, 2016

Advanced Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Workshop. Melbourne, 2015

The Stuttgart advanced course for functional and aesthetic rhinoplasty, 2014

Dallas Rhinoplasty course & Cosmetic symposium dissection based, 2012

Total Ear reconstruction (Dr. S. Guichard), Geneva, 2010 and 2012

Filling and Volumetry using HA&Collagens. IMCAS, Paris, 2010

Dissection course: Surgical Anatomy of flaps (Prof V. Casoli). Bordeaux, 2010

Advanced Course in experimental microsurgery. Zurich, 2009

AO Course. Davos, 2007

Laparoscopic workshop on herniation treatment. Geneva, 2007

Gastrointestinal surgery workshop. Davos, 2007

ATLS. Geneva, 2006

Mechanical and laparoscopic basic sutures workshop, Geneva. 2006

 

PLASTIC SURGERY OBSERVATIONS

Prof. Mustapha Hamdi private clinic, Bruxelles

Dr. Xavier Nelissen private clinic, Lièges

Dr. JB Duron private clinic, Paris

Dr. Hugues Giffon private clinic, Lyon

Akademikliniken, Stockholm- Dr. Hedén

Dallas plastic surgery institute – Dr. Rohrich

NYU Medical Center – Dr. McCarthy

Dr. Dan Baker private practice, NYC

The Hospital for Sick Children – Dr. Forrest

Ichilov Hospital – Prof. Eyal Gur

Hadassa Medical Center- Prof. Rami Neuman