Dr Tom Decates MD

Presentation Title: The role of biofilm, immune response and immunogenetics in soft tissue filler complications

Presentation Time: Saturday 19th November, 14:25


Dr Tom Decates received his medical degree at the Academic Medical Center, affiliated with the University of Amsterdam, before pursuing plastic surgery and specialising in aesthetic medicine in 2010. Since 2016 he has been conducting research into the complications of fillers at the Amsterdam UMC and the ErasmusMC in Rotterdam. In 2021 he received his PhD on the thesis: ‘The Origin of Soft Tissue Filler Adverse Events’. He is the head of the SOCG (Cosmetic Medicine Training Foundation), the training institute affiliated with the Dutch Association of Cosmetic Medicine (NVCG).