Dr Callum Faris
Callum Faris is an ENT Doctor with extensive experience in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.
BIG registration number: 19921058501
He currently holds the following positions:
1. Director of the Vuyk & Faris Medical Center in Bussum, and co-director of the multidisciplinary Face Institute cooperation in Amsterdam.
2. ENT department in the Antwerp University Hospital (UZA): Senior Staff member Head and Neck oncology, microvascular reconstruction, reconstructive facial surgery, facial paralysis center.
Doctor Faris carries out simple as well as complex head and neck surgery. He treats very complex cases of patients inside and outside the Netherlands and Belgium for tertiary care. His work includes cosmetic facial surgery (including various facelift and necklift techniques), reconstructive facial surgery (including oncological facial surgery), corrections of facial paralysis, rhinoplasty and rhinoplasty revision and nose reconstruction.
He is the chairman of the department of Trauma Reconstruction and on the Editorial board of the Facial Plastic Surgery Journal at the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery (EAFPS).
Since 1999, Callum Faris is a graduate of the St Bartholomew’s Medical School in London.
He obtained a postdoc diploma in Esthetical Surgery at the University of London in 2010. He completed his ENT education three years later.
In 2012, he was selected for the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery’s Joseph Scholarship, which entitled him to a yearlong fellowship in Facial Plastic& Reconstructive Surgery. He also enjoyed in 2012 a programme in Facial Reanimation Surgery in centers in France, the Netherlands and the United States.
Dr. Faris received the Claus Walter Prize for the highest score amongst all participants of the International Facial Plastic Reconstructive Surgery Accreditation Exam, in cooperation with the American Academy of Facial Plastic Reconstructive Surgery in 2013.
In 2015, he undertook aoncological and microvascular fellowship at the University of British Columbia in Canada.
Dr. Faris worked as a fellow for a year at the Harvard Medical School (Boston) in the Facial Plastic Reconstructive Department/Facial Cosmetic Surgery Center - Massachusetts Eye and Ear specialty hospital. He also received the education prize from Resident Otolaryngology Doctors in 2017.
Dr. Faris frequently gives lectures in Europe as an expert in the field of plastic and reconstructive facial surgery.
With regards to his development, doctor Faris says: “I feel privileged that I have been granted the chance to learn from various experts in their fields. It became clear to me during my surgical education that it is of the upmost importance to learn from the best specialists. I have had the privilege to work and learn at excellent centers in the United Kingdom, America, Canada and the Netherlands. The mentorship and support from my trainers have been invaluable for my surgical development, which has enabled me to perform complex revision cases in facial surgery.
My aim is to provide the highest possible care to my patients. We manage our clinic in an informal, relaxed setting and importantly without time pressure. This gives our patients the time to tell us their story, and allows us the focus to listen to their wishes and concerns. For us, educating our patients to be active partners in decision-making is essential to come to highly personalized treatments plans and great outcomes.