Amin Kalaaji, MD, PhD, is clinic chief and consultant plastic surgeon at Oslo Plastic Surgery Clinic in Oslo, Norway. He has held this position for 16 years. For 10 years prior, he was a consultant plastic surgeon/vice chief and chief in the plastic surgery departments at Telemark Central Hospital and Oslo University Hospital in Norway. Dr. Kalaaji completed his surgical training in Paris, France, and Gothenburg, Sweden, where he also earned his PhD in bone grafting of cleft lip and palate.
In the last 10 years, his most focus has been on aesthetic breast surgery, including aesthetic augmentation with fat grafting; a new method including logarithm to treat inverted nipples; intimate surgery, gluteal augmentation with fat and quality of life (QoL) after aesthetic surgery (eg, breast, intimate, and nose surgery).
He has published many peer-reviewed scientific papers and has presented more than 200 lectures, courses, and invited-speaker lectures in plastic and aesthetic surgery worldwide as in ASAPS, ISAPS, ISPRES, IMCAS and many national and international aesthetic surgery meetings. He currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery, reviewer in Aesthetic Surgery Journal and participates as faculty in global aesthetic courses for the International Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS).
Dr. Kalaaji is an active member and a board member of the Norwegian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons and a past board member of the Norwegian Society of Plastic Surgeons. He is also active member the Swedish Society of Plastic Surgeons; the Nordic Society of Plastic Surgeons; and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), including its international and education/program committees the International Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) and the International Society of Plastic Regenerative Surgery (ISPRES). In October 2015 and 2017, he served as chairman of the 1st and 2nd Norwegian American Aesthetic Meeting (NAAM 1,2) in Oslo, Norway. Since July 2017 he has been elected as National Secretary for ISAPS in Norway for 4 years term.