11 - 12 April 2025
Tampa, FL, USA

& live streaming HERE

19 - 20 April 2024
Rome, Italy

19 - 20 April 2024
Rome, Italy

11 - 12 April 2025
Tampa, FL, USA

& live streaming HERE

Dear Colleagues and Friends

We would like to express our sincere gratitude for participating in the 9th International Breast Surgery Workshop & 5th World Consensus Conference on BIA-ALCL, which was held on April 19-20 in Rome. We reached an audience of 240 people in person and had 2,028 different IP addresses streaming online, for an overall attendance of 2,268 participants. Thank you for your presence, questions, and ideas. We look forward to seeing you again at the 10th International Breast Surgery Workshop & 6th World Consensus Conference on BIA-ALCL in Tampa, FL (USA) on April 11-12, 2025.


Fabio Santanelli di Pompeo,

Professor Fabio Santanelli di Pompeo is considered one of the major world-experts on breast reconstruction with autologous tissues and breast implants technology. He has specifically contributed to the development and affirmation of DIEP (Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator) flap procedure, being the first to perform a DIEP flap in Sweden and in Italy back on 1998 and then persisting on a more regular basis with the establishment of the Breast Unit at Sant’Andrea Hospital, having personally performed more than 760 DIEP flap and 2,200 breast reconstruction till nowadays. The technique of using abdominal tissues from the patient itself to reconstruct the breast, has been described first in Sweden – where he started – and later improved in United States and Europe, with Santanelli’s contribute. In the last years he dedicated himself to the understanding and treatment of the most frightening breast implant complication, the BIA-ALCL. He served, as expert member, the Working Group of the Scientific Committee of Health Environment and Emerging Risk (SCHEER) from the European Commission on Health (SANTE-2), and also the AAPS Consensus Panel on Implant Safety and BIA-ALCL. He was EURAPS Secretary General for 7 years term and now is EURAPS President and Chairman of the of the EURAPS Scientific Committee on Device Safety and Development. Professional effort of Professor Fabio Santanelli di Pompeo has produced not only clinical but also scientific results with more than 172 original publications on international and national reviews and 37 chapters on international and national books.
Visit my website: www.DiepFlap.it

Mark W. Clemens,

Serves as the Associate Vice President of Perioperative Services and Professor of Plastic Surgery at MD Anderson Cancer Center. A seasoned and passionate leader who successfully combines health systems thinking, evidence-based action plans, and strong clinical engagement to drive complex organizational change in quality and safety. Serves as a surgeon scientist and content expert on implantable device safety, with research interests in robotic-assisted and microvascular reconstructive surgery, iatrogenic malignancies, and population-health outcomes analysis. Earned roles as a consultant to the US FDA, European Ministry of Health, and the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. Guest lecturer on operating room efficiency and data analytics to Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, MA. Published over 160 peer-reviewed publications with over 4,000 subsequent citations and lectured in 28 countries worldwide. A dynamic healthcare executive with progressive operations experience and strong relationship builder with the ability to balance strategic decision making, financial stewardship, and a hands-on approach to leadership. Extensive experience in transformational and change leadership for the perioperative space of a 710-bed Academic Medical Center, providing world-class patient experience and operational excellence. Specialties include transformational leadership, surgery, professional development, perioperative services management, strategic planning and innovation, health care finance, quality and safety.

Local Host

Deniz Dayicioglu,
MD, Professor

Dr. Deniz Dayicioglu is a Professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of South Florida (USF), and senior member of Moffitt Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated Comprehensive Cancer CenterShe is a plastic,reconstructive, and aesthetic surgeon known for her expertise and compassion in serving patients facing cancer-related reconstructive challenges. She has been performing challenging reconstructions at Moffitt and Tampa General Hospital since 2010 with successful free flap and aesthetic results. With over 24 years of experience in the field of plastic surgery, she dedicates her time to teaching in the operating room on a full range of breast and cancer reconstruction, focusing ontraining residents in microsurgery.
She is a diplomate of American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) and a fellow of European Board of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery (EBOPRAS).  She currently serves as the research director at USF plastic surgery department, has published over 70 peer-reviewed articles, has authored, or presented over 75 presentations, is a book editor, has contributed to 7 book chapters, and holds a patent in breast related innovation.

With her international background, she fosters collaboration with plastic surgeons worldwide, aiming to advance international teamwork in the creative nature of plastic surgery. As a female Plastic Surgeon, outside of work she finds joy spending time with her family and three small children. To contact Deniz directly as the local host of the meeting, for potential international partnerships, resident, and medical student exchange programs, please e-mail deniz@usf.edu




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