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British Association of Cosmetic Doctors appoints New President

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British Association of Cosmetic Doctors appoints New President

London, UK –February 2009

Dr Mike Comins has been appointed as the new President of the British Association of Cosmetic Doctors. Dr Comins takes over from Dr John Curran who has been President of the association since Feb 2007.

Dr Mike Comins MBBS MRCGP is a respected senior member of the medical community, who specialises in cosmetic medicine and minor surgical procedures. He is known professionally for his role in the education of cosmetic medical practitioners running numerous official training courses, particularly in Marcolane and Vaser liposuction. DR Mike Comins is also on the faculty for the University of Leicester’s new post grad diploma in cosmetic medicine.

Dr Comins lectures regularly on aesthetic medicine, is involved in monitoring and setting industry standards through the self regulation working group Committee. His experience of cosmetic procedures spans over 10 years and he has special interests in skin ageing, facial and body volume enhancement and body sculpturing minor surgical treatments. Dr. Comins is the Chief Executive of Hans Place Practice and mentors the medical team at his clinics.

“I am honoured to hold the position of chairman of the BACD. The medical discipline of cosmetic medicine has grown into a true speciality which requires training and ongoing education. I am proud to be working on the first post graduation diploma in cosmetic medicine alongside the university of Leicester medical school. The BACD continues to provide a platform for learning, peer review and mentoring. It is our desire to collectively strive towards clinical excellence in the field of cosmetic medicine for the benefit of the profession and patients alike.” Dr Mike comins

A new committee has also been appointed comprising of Professor Harryono Judodihardjo, Dr Paul Cronin, Dr Rita Rakus and Dr Samantha Gammell

The British Association of Cosmetic Doctors is a not-for-profit organisation, established for the advancement, education and practice of cosmetic dermatology in the UK. Members are fully GMC registered; undergo thorough background screening, training and certification. Information about specific procedures and doctors contact details can be found on, or by contacting their advice line at 0800 328 3216.