• Academic Activities

    • Hospital introduction
    • Academic Activities
Year 2011
  • Presented a lecture by invitation to be session chairman of the 68th International Congress of the Korean Association of Cosmetic Surgery
  • 1. Session chairman: Preoperative Planning of Breast Augmentation
  • 2. Breast Capsular Contracture
  • The 1st Chinese-European Congress of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery
  • 1. Periareolar reduction mammoplasty using superomedial pedicle
  • 2. Strategic protocol of trans-axillary endoscopic breast augmentation
  • 3. Dynamic lower blepharoplasty – With a subject of Nerve Preservation Technique
  • Presented a lecture by invitation as a session chairman of the 3rd ASBPRS Video Program
  • Live breast surgery, video program chairman and video lecture by invitation
  • 1. Basic of trans-axillary endoscopic breast augmentation
  • 2. Superomedial pedicled vertical reduction mammoplasty
  • Presented a lecture by invitation to the 3rd MIPS (Minimal Invasive Plastic Surgery) in Shanghai, China and awarded Excellent Speaker Award
  • 1. Strategic protocol of trans-axillary endoscopic breast augmentation
  • 2. Dynamic Lower Blepharoplasty - With a subject of Nerve Preservation Technique
  • 3. Vertical reduction mammoplasty using superomedial pedicle
  • Special lecture on ‘breast augmentation’ in the 34th Hanyang Symposium
  • Presented with a subject of “Basics of transaxillary endoscopic breast augmentation”
  • 10 doctors from China visited Optima Hospital as a field trip –
    Surgery demonstration and lecture
  • The director of Lidu, the largest plastic hospital in China, and 10 plastic surgeons were
    introduced to the facilities in the hospital and given a lecture on breast implantation and
    lower eyelid surgeries & a lecture with demonstration of breast implantation surgery
    (Live surgery) – Twice
  • Presented special lectures by invitation to the 29th International Symposium of the
    Association of Korean Cosmetic surgery & the 9th Korean Medical Association for
    Cosmetic Surgery
  • 1. Announced a guest lecturer on Mastopexy
  • 2. Special lecture
  • Dynamic Lower Blepharoplasty - With a subject of Nerve Preservation Technique
    Lectures by invitation jointly presented with Dr. De la Plaza, a top legend in eye
    cosmetic surgery
  • Keynote speech in the 9th Symposium on Plastic Surgery in Asan
  • "Periareolar breast reduction"
Year 2010
  • Presented a lecture by invitation to the 68th Symposium of the Korean Association of Plastic Surgery
  • The 13th Symposium of the Korean Association of Cleft Palate-Craniofacial
  • 1. Instruction lecture – Lecture on breast implant
    Presented with a subject of Breast Augmentation with Various Approach
    (Various approaches to breast augmentation)
  • 2. Breast symposium – Symposium on breast reduction
    Periareolar reduction mammoplasty using superomedial pedicle
  • 3. Video panel - Video panel on blepharoplasty for inferior palpebra
    Transconjunctival Fat Reposition
  • Presented a lecture by invitation to Aesthetics Asia 2010
    (Medical exposition on cosmetic Surgery in Singapore)
  • - Periocular rejuvenation: Lower lid
  • - Singapore - Marine Bay Sands Hotel
  • PPresented a lecture by invitation to a group meeting of cosmetic
    surgery department in Inha University Hospital
  • - Plastic surgery for lower eyelid
  • Awarded ‘Excellent Lecturer” prize among other invited lecturers
    in the 2nd MIPS (Minimal Invasive Plastic Surgery)
  • - Dynamic Lower Blepharoplasty -Nerve Preservation Technique
  • - Seoul – COEX Convention Center in Samsung-dong
  • Announced as a lecturer for the 20th ISAPS (International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery)
  • - Periareolar Reduction mammoplasty using superomedial pedicle: How to get Better shape
  • - U.S.A - San Francisco
  • Announced as a lecturer for ASAPS (The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery) in 2010
  • - Dynamic Lower Blepharoplasty -Nerve Preservation Technique
  • - U.S.A - Washington D.C
Year 2009
  • Presented a lecture by invitation to the 67th Symposium of the Korean Association of Cosmetic Surgery
  • - Invited as a joint panel with Dr. Hammond who is the best expert on breast implant in America
  • - Panel - Recent Trends in Breast Reduction: Vertical reduction using superomedial pedicle
  • Presented a lecture by invitation to an autumn seminar of the Korean Society of Medical Skincare
  • - Recent methods of breast implant and before & after treatment
  • Attended Asian Breast Aesthetic Symposium in Malaysia by invitation
  • - Selected as one of 50 leading Asian doctors in breast implant
  • - Attended Asian Breast Aesthetic Symposium by invitation
    Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Gleneagles Intan Medial Hospital
  • Attended Allergan Academy Asia in Singapore by invitation
  • - Selected as an opinion leader for breast implant experts
    Attended Natrelle™ 410 Basic Workshop by invitation
    Singapore, KK Hospital
  • Presented a lecture by invitation to the 66th Symposium of the
    Korean Association of Cosmetic Surgery (autumn, 2009)
  • - Breast reduction (Panel Ⅱ- Recent Trends in Breast Reduction: Vertical
    reduction using superomedial pedicle) and under eye surgery
    (Instructional course Ⅴ - Transconjunctival Fat Sliding -
    Lower Blepharoplasty)
  • Presented a lecture by invitation to the 27th Symposium of the
    Korean Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • Performed “endoscopic breast augmentation”
  • 1. Practical anatomy of aesthetic breast augmentation
  • 2. Basics in transaxillary endoscopic breast augmentation
  • Presented a lecture by invitation to the 1st Congress of International Minimal Invasive Plastic Surgery
  • - Symposium: Dark-circle correction - Transconjunctival fat reposition
  • Presented a lecture and invited a guest lecturer from Kyunghee University Hospital
  • - ‘Transconjunctival fat reposition' blepharoplasty for inferior palpebra
Year 2008
  • Presented a lecture by invitation to the 65th Autumn Symposium for Breast Reconstruction of the Korean Association of Cosmetic Surgery
  • - Breast reconstructive surgery
  • Presented a lecture by invitation to the symposium of the Korean
    Association of Cosmetic Surgery and the Research Society of
    Breast and Fat Plastic Surgery
  • - The surgical planning and desquamative technique for primary breast
    augmentation
  • Presented a lecture by invitation to the Korean Association of Cosmetic Surgery
  • - ‘Blepharoplasty for inferior palpebra with fat graft’
  • Attended ‘Breast Symposium on Cohesive Gel’ held in the Asia-Pacific for the first time
Year 2007
  • Visited Sosundo Clinic in Japan
  • - Observed ptosis surgery, endoscopic breast implant surgery and the outpatient clinic
  • The 4th Symposium on Cosmetic Surgery in Asan
  • - "Lower blepharoplasty through transconjunctival approach"
  • Completed the postgraduate course in ISAPS (International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery)
  • Visited Breast Center in Nagumo in Tokyo, Japan
  • Demonstrated a surgery and presented a lecture to a conference of cosmetic hospital owners in Korea
  • - ‘Calf Muscle-involution Surgery using High Frequency’
  • Presented a lecture by invitation to a symposium of the Korean Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • - ‘Under Eye-transconjunctival Fat-repositioning Surgery’
Year 2006
  • Presented a lecture by invitation to sit-in congregation at Suncheonhyang University Hospital
  • - ‘Blepharoplasty for Inferior Palpebra’
  • Presented a lecture by invitation to a symposium on breast
    implant in Asan
  • - IInvited as a lecturer for ‘Recent experience and knowledge on breast
    implant’ and presented a lecture on an endoscopic surgery method
    and surgical video
  • Presented a lecture by invitation to a symposium of the Society of Plastic Surgery in Youngdong Severance Hospital
  • - Calf-minifying surgery using high frequency
Year 2005
  • Dr. Tebbetts, an expert in breast implant - Exchange of ’24-hour Recovery System’
  • - Visited the Breast Center of Dr. Tebbetts who is a global expert in breast implant resided in Dallas, America and exchanged ‘24-hour Recovery System’
  • The Korean Association of Cosmetic Surgery – Visited Pre-congress Mentor Breast Symposium
  • Presented a lecture by invitation to the Korean Association of Cosmetic Surgery
  • - ‘Blepharoplasty for inferior palpebra with transconjunctival fat-relocation – Report 5 years of clinical experiments’
  • Completed the Master Course in Fat Contouring of Dr. Coleman
  • Academic seminar of Plastic Surgery Department in Kunghee
    University Hospital
  • - Performed surgical demonstration (Live Surgery) on calf muscle
    minification using high frequency
  • Paris, France - Completed the Best Expert Course in Botulinum
    Toxin for aesthetic plastic surgery
  • - Face contour improvement and wrinkle removal using Botox
  • Attended the international congress on anti-aging aesthetic plastic surgery of International Master Course on Aging Skin (IMCAS)
  • Participated in a surgery performed by Dr. Claude le Louarn, an expert in Botox, in Paris, France
  • - Participated in a face-lifting operation using Botox
  • Participated in a surgery performed by Dr. Thierry Besins, an expert in face-lifting operation, in Paris, France
  • - Visited Clinique Elys'ee Moutaigne of Dr. Thierry and met with Dr. Thierry Besins, an expert in face-lifting operation, and participated in a surgery for face-lifting
Year 2004
  • Presented a lecture by invitation to the 57th Autumn Symposium of the Korean Association of Cosmetic Surgery
  • - Presented calf-minification using high frequency
  • Attended an international congress of aesthetic plastic surgery held in Lisbon
  • - Attended the 49th Meeting and World Congress of the International Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
  • Hosted Aquamid seminar
  • - Invited Dr. Stefano Piccolo, the christener of 'Aquamid' and the key
    consulting doctor, and presented a lecture and demonstration on Aquamid
  • Announced the Research Society of Fat Plastic Surgery of Korean
    Plastic Surgery
  • Attended European Face Lift Symposium in 2004
  • - Attended a symposium on Scarless Serdev Suture Methods in Seoul (European Face Lift)
  • Visited Dr. Angelo Robelo, an expert in suction lipectomy
  • - Exchanged recent medical information and carried out cooperative medical treatment with Clinica Milenio Hospital
  • Gave a demonstration of breast augmentation at Optima Plastic Hospital and invited
    Dr. Maxwell
Year 2003
  • Attended the International Confederation for Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery in Sydney (IPRAS)
Year 2002
  • Visit to Mineral Springs Hospital
  • Visit to Mineral Springs Hospital where Dr. Elizabeth J.Holl-Findlay, the inventor of medial plantar flap breast reduction and participated in a surgery
Optima Plastic Surgery Clinic breast enlargement Live SURGERY
  • Together with Dr.maxwell, the global demonstration of breast plastic surgery ended successfully,Surgery Director , Ianna showed happy smile.
  • Director Anna Lee of Optima Plastic Surgery is the international expert in breast surgery and has introduced numerous surgical information and techniques to plastic surgeons in Korea by conducting Live Surgery with inviting Dr. Maxewell who has developed guttiform prosthesis (biodemensional) by McGhan Company.
  • Most of Korean women who lack breast tissues or have flat chest wish to get breast enlargement compared to women in Western countries getting such surgery to make their breasts even bigger.
  • If applying existing wheel-shaped artificial breast prosthesis to all such women, breasts might have strange form as the upper sides of breasts bulge out or the prosthesis might be felt from outside or it might show the sign of surgery. Therefore selection of customized prosthesis to the nature of patients has become the indispensable requisite for successful breast enlargement.
  • In Optima Plastic Surgery, patients can choose wheel-shaped and guttiform prostheses customized to the conditions of each patient at their will and it has been performed successful breast enlargement for more natural and beautiful shapes of breasts with areola circumference-discission and under breast-discission.

  • Profile of Dr. G. Patrick Maxewell

  • - Graduated Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • - Trained in general surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • - Trained in plastic surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • - Full-time doctor for minute surgery at California University Hospital
  • - Full-time manager of Curtis Hand Center
  • - Developed guttiform artificial prosthesis (Bio-demedsional system) of McGhan Company
  • - Advisory doctor at McGhan Company in America