Francesco A. Alia, MD, is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. Born in 1960 in Sassari, Italy, he graduated with honors in medicine at the University of Sassari. After a one year internship in general surgery in Sassari, he attended for five years the School of Specialization in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”. He also attended a three year specialization in Microsurgery and experimental surgery at the University of Milano. He runs his own private practice in Milano and Cagliari since 2001. Dr. Alia is a member of the following societies: • AICPE – Italian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery • ISAPS – International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery • Rhinoplasty Society of Europe • SICPRE – Italian Society of Plastic Reconstructive and aesthetic Surgery. His special interests include rhinoplasty, breast surgery, facial rejuvenation both surgical and with injectables and botulinum toxin, abdominoplasty, liposuction and fat injections.