Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive & Cosmetic Surgeon – Mr Sofiane Rimouche
With more than 10 years’ experience in plastic surgery, Dr Sofiane Rimouche is a consultant plastic surgeon who is committed to maintaining high standards in cosmetic and non-invasive procedures, as well as ensuring the comfort and safety of each of his patients.
Sofiane Rimouche is the Education Lead of Plastic Surgery for Health Education North West, covering both Cheshire and Lancashire, as well as a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Private Practice. Training in the very latest developments in cancer reconstruction, Sofiane is a member of BAAPS (The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons) and BAPRAS (The British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons).
With a love of restoring patients’ confidence and natural beauty, Sofiane (also known as Dr Sof) realised he wanted to help more people throughout the North West and the UK, and so became one of the founding members of the Renovatio team.
Medical Aesthetic Doctor – Dr Huma Ghauri
Huma Ghauri is an experienced aesthetic doctor and GP partner of the Renovatio team of cosmetic surgery experts.
Possessing extensive experience in practicing advanced aesthetic medicine techniques, Dr Ghauri also provides training for other doctors and healthcare professionals in this discipline. She is also an examiner for aesthetic medicine qualifications, ensuring her practice is of the highest standards.
She combines this with being GP partner and trainer for GPs and resides with her family in Cheshire.
Medical Aesthetic Doctor – Dr Sahar Dawson
Sahar Dawson is a GP Partner and Trainer, with seven years’ extensive experience as an Aesthetic Doctor and a Diploma in Dermatology.
Sahar specialises in Women’s Health and has comprehensive qualifications in Gynaecology. She is also a Senior Forensic Physician in the North West.
In her downtime, Sahar enjoys mixed martial arts and is a 2nd Dan in Tang Soo Do which she trains in with her two sons.
Medical Aesthetic Dentist – Clayton McCatty
Clayton qualified in Dentistry from Guys’ Hospital London in 2001. Clayton has worked in within in NHS since graduation and in Private Dental practice in the South East and Cheshire. With more 10 years experience, Clayton considers the whole face by combining Advanced Facial Aesthetics, using injectable fillers and anti-wrinkle injections in conjunction with Cosmetic Dentistry to improve patient’s smiles.
MLD Therapist – Mrs Justine Asghar
Justine is an experienced MLD therapist in the UK. She was educated and grew up in Cape Town and Namibia, before becoming interested in complementary therapy, which she studied at Wirral Met College.
Justine has worked within the NHS Breast Cancer Clinic in Manchester, where she met women with lymphoedema, who she felt weren’t given the care they needed. It was then that she decided to leave the NHS and earn over a dozen qualifications related to manual lymphatic drainage (MLD).
Justine has referrals from NHS lymphoedema clinics as well as from cosmetic surgeons to treat their patients post-surgery. She also treats skin conditions such as acne, eczema and psoriasis. Justine offers MLD facials which help to drain the face of toxins, improve the condition of the skin and reduce dark circles and fine lines.
Consultant Endocrinologist – Dr Basil Issa MD, FRCP, MRCP(I), PGCTLCP
Dr Basil Issa is a Consultant Endocrinologist at Manchester University Foundation Trust, The Alexandra Hospital, Cheadle and The Wilmslow Hospital. He underwent his training in Manchester, Southampton and Cardiff where he completed his Doctorate degree. Basil has worked as a consultant in the NHS and privately for over 20 years and has a wide-ranging experience in all aspects of Endocrinology and Diabetes. He led the obesity services at North Manchester Hospital and ran a busy obesity clinic and a very low-calorie diet service. Other interests include Adrenal, Thyroid and Female and Male hormonal disorders.
Basil has research interest in obesity and adrenal disease and he has a number of publications in peer-reviewed journals and numerous abstracts published in proceedings of national and international meetings. He has also held a number of leadership positions in the NHS.
Consultant Obstetric & Gynaecologist – Andy Pickersgill
A member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Mr Andy Pickersgill has more than two decades of practicing experience. Having trained and qualified in Liverpool in 1992, he has lived and worked in the North West, at NHS hospitals, ever since.
Andy has a background in fertility and developed an interest in keyhole surgery whilst working in an IVF unit. Having honed his skills over many years, Andy performs keyhole surgeries for a variety of conditions, including endometriosis, cysts, fibroids, hysterectomies and prolapse work.
Andy is a member of the multi-disciplinary gynaecological and post-pregnancy rejuvenation team at Renovatio clinic.
Andy has written three textbooks for doctors in obstetrics and gynaecology and been involved in the development of educational resources for patients.
Psychologist – Dr Hannah Cullen
Hannah is a qualified Doctor of Counselling Psychology and in addition, holds a Masters in Health Psychology. Hannah is professionally trained and skilled in a variety of therapeutic approaches, leading to a more authentic, personalised therapeutic approach to suit her clients’ needs and tailor a more individualised approach. Hannah prides her work on creating a strong meaningful relationship with her clients which is non-judgmental and completely confidential.
Her experience and qualifications allow her to conduct mental health assessments and therapy with individuals, couples, families and groups across the lifespan facing a variety of mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, body image, OCD, relationship issues, childhood trauma and more. Hannah’s dissertation led to the publication of her work which looks extensively at therapeutic approaches to Generalised Anxiety Disorder. Her approach is warm and inviting creating a sense of safety and ease from the initial consultation onwards.
Dietician and Sports Nutritionist – Jacqui Moran BSc(Hons) RD SP
Jacqui qualified as a dietitian in 1992 previously a biological scientist then moving on to become a Specialist Diabetes Dietitian in 1995 working at The Royal Liverpool Hospital where she became involved in diabetes research and weight management. Currently working on research study involving intermittent fasting and reversal of symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes through weight loss using dietary manipulation, and exercise.
During a planned career break in 2008 spent a year as a consultant nutritionist at Adidas UK during which an opportunity arose at Loughborough College working freelance with young elite athletes in a variety of sporting disciplines(UK Athletics, England Hockey and Netball and British Motor Racing Association) with a progression to Lead Sports Nutrition Consultant in 2009 (now overseeing a cohort of 13 sports nutritionists )providing individual nutritional strategies for their sport including making weight for specific disciplines
Currently working in the private sector as a weight management /bariatric dietitian with a specialist interest in helping clients with eating disorders. .Having over 25yrs of experience in dietary manipulation /meal planning with extensive connections with trainers and coaches in the health and fitness industry. Looking forward to using my knowledge as part of the team at Renovatio to help achieve and support personalised well-being goals
Mission statement “ Passionate about helping people to become their healthiest, happiest selves.”
General Practitioner (Lifestyle Medicine) – Dr Shan Hussain
Dr Shan Hussain is a General Practitioner with experience in NLP, coaching and lifestyle medicine. He graduated from Imperial College, London and acquired a broad experience in various hospital specialties over seven years. He became a General Practitioner in 2007 when he developed a special interest in health promotion, disease prevention and treating lifestyle illnesses.
Practice Manager – Stephanie Clarke
Stephanie brings over 15 years experience to our flagship clinic. Qualified in level 5 lasers and light therapies. Stephanie specialises in skin health and laser.
The last 10 years of her career she has been managing the day to day business of a multiple award winning Aesthetic clinic. Stephanie is passionate about the industry, she prides herself on the journey she takes with her clients.
Senior Aesthetic Practitioner – Rachael Charnley
Rachael brings a wealth of knowledge to Renovatio Clinic. Highly qualified in laser and light therapies level 4, Rachael specialises in our advanced aesthetic procedures. Exceeding in patient care and guidance, from consultations to performing treatments, she continuously endeavours to meet each patients need.