Dr. Francesco Russo

Dr. Francesco Russo

Dr. Francesco RussoDr. Francesco Russo 

Specialist Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgeon

With almost 10 years of practicing experience, Dr. Francesco Russo is a DHA-licensed plastic and aesthetic surgeon. Originally from Italy, he is currently serving as a specialist in plastic and reconstructive surgery at Dubai Cosmetic Surgery Clinic. 

Educational Background

After completing his medical degree from the University of Siena, School of Medicine, Italy, Dr. Francesco Russo became a resident at the same university. During his residency at the university, he participated in more than 700 surgical procedures related to plastic surgery. Those procedures included:

Some of his fellowships include:

  • Medical resident fellowship in aesthetic surgery of the face at the “Clinica Ruber Internacional”, Madrid, Spain
  • Medical student exchange program at the Department of General and Reconstructive Surgery of the Hospital “Oswaldo Cruz”, Recife, Brazil
  • Medical student exchange program at the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Hospital of Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Professional Experience

Dr. Francesco Russo retains an impressive record of clinical experience in his portfolio. Soon after completing his medical degree, he acquired an unrestricted license to practice medicine. During his specialization, he participated in many plastic surgeries.

After completing his master’s in Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery, he served at the Hospital of “S.Chiara” Department of Paediatrics, Cleft lip malformations, Pisa in Italy. In 2014, he moved to France, where he started practicing as an Assistant Plastic and Aesthetic Surgeon of the Chief of Service. In 2015, he moved back to Italy and started working as a Consultant in Plastic Surgery in Gruppo San Donato Hospital Group. There, he performed over 800 surgeries. Before moving to Dubai, he served as a Private Practitioner at Washington Medical Center in Milan.

Courses and Congresses

Dr. Francesco Russo participated in the following courses:

  • The course of Rhinoseptoplasty: principles and techniques (Bologna,6th-7th May 2011)
  • 5th Breast Surgery Course (Strasbourg, 5th-6th November 2014)
  • 2nd Silhouette Surgery Course (Lyon, 6th-7th February 2015)
  • Hands-on-Human Cadaver Dissection Course “Aesthetic Surgery of the Face”- Human Cadaver Dissection Courses for plastic-aesthetic-and oral implant surgery (Vienna, Institute of Anatomy, 14th- 15th April 2012)

He also partook in several congresses, including:

  • 1st Siena Wound Care Congress
  • CarbosSiena 2014 – 15 years of carbon dioxide therapy
  • 1st Siena FarEstetica – Mastopexia and breast augmentation congress-live surgery
  • 2nd Multidisciplinary day: Mammary Reconstruction
  • Italian Society of Plastic Surgery for Obesity
  • 3rd Siena FarEstetica – Aesthetic Surgery of the breast in weight loss and oncoplasty
  • 2nd Siena Wound Care Congress

Research work

Dr. Francesco Russo contributed to the following studies:

  • Scarless reverse umbilicoplasty: A new technique of umbilical transposition in abdominoplasty: JPRAS 2019
  • Abdominoplasty in mildly obese patients (BMI 30-35 kg/m2): Metabolic, Biochemical and Complication Analysis at one year In Vivo. 2015 Nov-Dec
  • Carbon dioxide: maybe not the only one but an efficient and secure gas for treating local adiposities. Aesth Plast Surg 2012 Feb
  • Cellulite treatment: a comprehensive literature review. Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology 2015


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