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Pitanguy Europe



ACEIP was created on June 23rd, 2004 in Rome, Italy with the objective to reunite all the European ex-alumni of Prof. Ivo Pitanguy, founder of the world's most organized and traditional center of studies in plastic surgery. The reunions of the members of the Ivo Pitanguy European Surgical Association have scientific and social aims, with the overall goal of continuing Professor Pitanguy's philosophies in proffession and life. ACEIP has specific links and ties with AEXPI ( Associacao dos ex-alunos do Professor Ivo Pitanguy), based in Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


The Pitanguy European Academy of plastic surgery is a non-profit legal company with ethical objectives, incorporated in Athens, Greece in 2005 by the effective-founding members of ACEIP. One of the objectives is the educational contribution to modern plastic surgery. The priorities in the clinical-aesthetic approach created and proposed by the Academy to it's clinics from all over Europe will follow the modern standards of our specialty today. This scientific Academy organizes training courses in Aesthetic Medicine and Plastic Surgery reserved for graduate physicians and surgeons. Some of the professors and instructors have been ex-alumni of professor Ivo Pitanguy in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil . Others have been long standing important international figures of this specialty . The teaching policy of the Academy is considered as a European continuation of the heritage of the Ivo Pitanguy center of Plastic Surgery, the Ivo Pianguy Instute and the Ivo Pitanguy clinic, founded in Brazil by important colleagues since the early 60's. Periodically, in a bulletin EAPS-ACEIP will be announcing the scientific results of its events and congresses.

Foundation Date: September 23rd , 2005- during the Athens Meeting of the Board of Directors of ACEIP

Headquarters : 57 Vas. Sofias ave. Athens, Greece , 11521, Tel. 0030 210 7219660 - Fax 0030 210 7250509