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
Hebrew, French, English, Spanish
Private Practice Tel-Aviv, Israel
Plastic Surgeon in group practice Centre Dermatologique de Cornavin 2015-2016 Geneva, Switzerland
Senior plastic surgeon Plastic Surgery Division, Rambam Hospital, Haifa 2017
Senior plastic surgeon (Chef de Clinique) Plastic Surgery Division, Geneva University Hospitals 2012-2015
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
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
Israeli Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery
Swiss Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
American Society of Plastic Surgery
European Respiratory Society
Is an 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 is 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.
Hyaluronic acid injections to fill facial lipoatrophy in the context of a lipodystrophy syndrome associated with HIV.
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
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.
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