Our plastic surgeons

Oleh Kopiievskyi, Plastic Surgeon

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With over 25 years of continuous practice in plastic surgery, premium class preoperative and postoperative service, and unique personal programs, I have helped thousands of my patients from all over the world come closer to perfection.

Plastic surgeon, top class physician, member of the Ukrainian National Association of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgeons, shares his experience and holds master classes for his colleagues from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Malaysia, Singapore, and China, teaching highly qualified students. He is also a regular attendee of annual global conferences abroad and in Ukraine. He has held multiple master classes on filler insertion in Brazil and Greece. Plastic surgery is more than vocation for him; it is his life.

Serhii Halych, Plastic Surgeon

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Doctor of Medicine, top class surgeon, laureate of the Government Prize of Ukraine for Science and Technology. Head of restorative microsurgery and tissue transplantation department at the A. Shalimov National Surgery and Transplantation Institute of the Academy of Medical Science of Ukraine.

Professor of burns and plastic surgery department at P. Shupyk National Medical Academy for Postgraduate Education. Vice President of the Ukrainian National Association of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgeons. Prof Halych has done several fellowships in various areas of plastic surgery: in France (Paris, 1997, 1998, 2002, 2009) and the USA (Louisville, 2005). He has over 240 scientific publications (including 4 monographs on various areas of plastic surgery) and over 45 invention certificates.

 Yurii Lysaichuk, Plastic Surgeon

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Yurii Lysaichuk is a Doctor of Medicine, Professor, laureate of the Government Prize of Ukraine for Science and Technology, Board Member of the Ukrainian National Association of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgeons, member of the editorial board of the “Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery” journal, active member of the Russian Society of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery, active member of N. Pirogov Surgical Association, member of the European and Global Societies of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery.

He has over 200 printed publications, 5 monographs, and over 45 inventions. In 1976, after graduating from Bohomolets Kyiv Medical Institute, he was assigned to Kyiv Institute of Clinical and Experimental Surgery (currently A. Shalimov National Surgery and Transplantation Institute of the Academy of Medical Science of Ukraine) and was employed at the vascular microsurgery and plastic surgery department.

Since 2000, professor at the surgical diseases department of the UAFM Medical Institute. Prof Lysaichuk has been working at the RomiTal Clinic since it was established. He is skilled at all types of plastic, reconstructive, and aesthetic surgery in the areas of face, head, neck, body, and extremities. He is working at the problem of correcting excessive fat deposits and fat tissue defects, including dermal lipectomy, liposuction, lipoclasia, and lipofilling.

Prof Lysaichuk has offered a set of aesthetic surgical operations in male and female genital surgery, including penis enlargement, treatment of Peyronie’s disease, labiaplasty, refloration, hymenoplasty, and enlargement of female G spot. He works in the are of plastic surgery of acquired traumatic and inflammatory tissue defects.

Liliia Pavlichenko, Plastic Surgeon

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Liliia Pavlichenko is a Candidate of Medical Science and top class surgeon. She has over 30 years of experience in vascular microsurgery and plastic surgery (A. Shalimov Surgery and Transplantation Institute). She is an active member of the Russian Society of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery and the Ukrainian Applied Aesthetics Association. She has given multiple lectures at symposia and forums on reconstructive, plastic, and aesthetic surgery. In addition to the traditional breast, stomach, and face plastic surgery, Dr Pavlichenko employs modern techniques of nonsurgical face and body rejuvenation. Each year she takes part in symposia and conferences on plastic surgery and aesthetic medicine, and undergoes training by leading foreign specialists on the use of the most effective aesthetic medicine techniques.

– she works on the treatment of varicose disease, aesthetic phlebectomy (using her own technique), sclerosing laser therapy, and conservative treatment;

– author of a program for correction of various scars;

post partum rehabilitation;

rejuvenation of hands, neckline, etc.;

– she applies instrumental micro and macro dermal abrasion technique and injectionless (virtual) mesotherapy using the most effective modern cosmetic products to remedy various aesthetic and medical problems of face and body.

Andrii Makieiev, Plastic Surgeon

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A private practice physician. Top qualification level surgeon.

20 years of surgical experience. Has been working in plastic surgery for over 15 years. He has completed a series of subject-based skill improvement courses in breast, face, body, and extremity plastic surgery.

Author and co-author of several research publications, and a speaker at scientific forums.

Surgeon in the 2006 Ukrainian TV project “Beauty Factory, Made in Ukraine”, ICTV channel.

Member of Ukrainian National Association of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgeons, Russian Society of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgeons, and the Plastic Surgeons Club.


Andrii Petakh, Plastic Surgeon

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Specialized in plastic surgery, reconstructive surgery, and vascular surgery. 13 years of professional experience in the field. Active member of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS).

Active member of the Ukrainian National Association of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgeons. He has performed over 4,000 plastic surgeries, including breast surgery, laser eyelid surgery, laser liposuction, breast reconstruciton, nasoplasty, abdominoplasty, aesthetic facelifts, auricle plasty and reconstruction, buttock and shank enlargement, lipofilling, etc. He has done fellowships at the leading clinics of Italy, Russia, and South Korea. His work has been presented at international conferences and conventions in the USA, Brazil, Switzerland, Russia, Greece, Spain, and Italy.

Author and co-author of over 75 scientific publications in such journals as “Ukrainian Surgery”, “Transplantation Surgery”, “Clinical Surgery”, “Annals of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery”, “Plastic Surgery and Aesthetic Dermatology”, etc. His innovative solutions have been recorded in 28 Ukrainian patents.

Abdominoplasty: 3

Breast surgery: 4

Experimental studies: 3

Facial surgery and reconstruction: 12

Extremity surgery and reconstruction: 4

Cosmetology: 2

Graduated cum laude from the medical faculty of UzhhorodStateUniversity in 1998.  In 2004–2006, Dr Petakh was awarded the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine Scholarship for Young Scientists. Since 2002, he has been employed as a surgeon at the microvascular and plastic surgery department of the A. Shalimov National Institute of Surgery and Transplantation of the Academy of Medical Science of Ukraine.

In 2004, successfully completed the otolaryngology specialization.  Defended a Candidate’s thesis on “Surgical Treatment of Patients with Complex and Large Defects of Head Tissues”.

 Vasyl Khrapach, Plastic Surgeon

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Vasyl Khrapach is a Doctor of Medicine and Professor at the 4th Surgery Department of A. Bohomolets National Medical University. He has the highest qualification class in Surgery.

He specializes in plastic and restorative surgery for over twenty years. Prof Khrapach has done a fellowship at the La Sapienza University in Rome. He considers Prof Giancarlo Spallone to be his first teacher in plastic surgery, and is endlessly grateful to him.

Over the last 10 years, he has taken courses in multiple areas of plastic surgery in Russia, Germany, Sweden, and Italy,  and took part in over 30 conferences on current issues in Australia, Austria, Armenia, Georgia, Italy, Germany, Russia, Sweden, etc. He has co-organized several specialized international conferences in Kyiv in 1996 through 2012.

Prof Khrapach mainly prefers the original plastic surgery types: facelift, endoscopic facelift, rhinoplasty, otoplasty, mammoplasty with endoprosthetics, restorative mammoplasty for complications of polyacrylamyd gel, abodminoplasty, aesthetic surgery in combination with general surgery, liposuction, buttock and shank endoprosthetics, surgical sex change in transsexuals.

He has written and co-authored 300 scientific papers and 16 inventions, including 8 textbooks, 18 publications on methodology, 5 model and 12 working teaching programs, and 4 research topics. He is the research advisor of the clinical facility at the national clinical hospital of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine.

He has received two notes of acknowledgement and a Honorary Certificate from the Kyiv Mayor, two notes of acknowledgement from the Minister of Health of Ukraine, and was awarded two prizes at international scientific conferences. Vasyl Khrapach is the President of the Plastic Surgeons Club, member of the board of the Ukrainian National Association of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgeons, active member of the Russian Society of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgeons, member of the International Confederation for Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery (IPRAS), member of the Community Council at the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, and member of the Academic Council of the Medical Faculty No. 3 at A. Bohomolets National Medical University.

Denys Yurchenko, Plastic Surgeon

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Dr Yurchenko specializes in plastic and restorative surgery for over ten years. He has done fellowships at plastic and reconstructive surgery departments in Slovenian and Spanish hospitals.

He took multiple courses in various areas of plastic surgery in Russia, Ukraine, etc., and and took part in over 30 conferences on current issues.

He says, For me, plastic surgery is a way to make pepoles dreams a reality; a symbiosis of creativity and modern medical achievements. Over 10 years ago, I had my first experience in the surgicalmagic, and since then there is no better reward for me than the words of my patiens: ‘This is exactly what I dreamed about for so long!’”

He has written and co-authored over 70 research papers in the Ukrainian and foreign journals, acquired four invention patents, diplomas, and certificates.

He is currently working at the Candidate’s thesis on “Surgical Correction of Gender, Reduction Mammoplasty, and Endoprosthetics in Transsexuals”.

He was awarded the honorary certificate of a Physician of the NationalMedicalUniversity.

Member of the Ukrainian National Association of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgeons. One of the founders and a member of the Plastic Surgeons Club. Surgeon of the Beauty Factory TV project. Member of the Ukrainian Society of Aesthetic Medicine.

Oleksandr Ioffe, Surgeon

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Head of the 2nd General Surgery Department at A. Bohomolets National Medical University, Professor, Doctor of Medicine, top class surgeon, Honored Doctor of Ukraine, member of the Ukrainian Association for the Surgery of Obesity, Ukraine’s representative on the board of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity.

In 2010, he was the fist surgeon in Ukraine to perform a single-port (through a single puncture) gall bladder removal surgery. Since 2001, Prof Ioffe has been working at the problem of surgical treatment of obesity. He is able to perform all types of weight loss surgeries. All his bariatric surgeries are performed using the laparoscopic technique (through punctures in the abdominal wall). In 2010, he developed methodological recommendations for practicing physicians: “Surgical Treatments of the Metabolic Syndrome and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.” He did a fellowship in Los Angeles (USA) on bariatric bypass surgeries led by Professor Fobi, one of the pioneers of obesity surgery. In 2011, he was the first surgeon in Ukraine to perform laparoscopic stomach bypass surgery, the gold standard in the treatment of super obesity (BMI over 50 kg/m2).

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