AK Background• AK was established in 1991, currently staffed by: – 9 specialist plastic surgeons – 4 cosmetic dermatologists – 100 employees• 2 centres in Stockholm – Main clinic runs like a private hospital with 6 operating theatres and 35 bed ward – Walk-in clinic in Stureplan
AK Fellowship• Unpaid in my case but accommodation and lunch allowance provided• 1 bedroom apartment 2.5kms from the clinic
New Fellowship Planned• From autumn this year, AK will formalise the fellowship into a 1 year program: – Salary of €1500/month – Apartment provided – Mon-Fri with no on-calls or weekends – Lunch allowance• Requirements: – Completed PRS Training in applicants own country – CV/Interview• Contact: – email@example.com
Workload• 2010: – 4500 operations performed under GA in 6 theatres – 90% aesthetic procedures – 10% reconstructive • Majority being breast reconstruction eg DIEP, LD • Occasional facial reanimation with free gracilis flap
AK Academy• Once a month AK hosts the Allergan and Macrolane Academy• Designed as a a masterclass in breast and soft tissue augmentation.• Interactive tutorial, followed by live surgery on 2-3 patients.