Growing up in Switzerland, Prof. Dr. Shafighi studied medicine at the University of Zurich and in London. He completed his specialist training in plastic surgery at the Inselspital University Hospital in Bern. In the same step, he received the European specialist title for plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery. He then completed several years of fellowship at internationally renowned clinics in England, during which time he expanded his experience across the entire spectrum of aesthetic and plastic surgery. Here he worked for several years as a lecturer in plastic surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons in London. Dr. Shafighi has received national and international awards for his clinical and scientific work. Dr. Shafighi is an auditor for the Swiss Society for Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery and continues to supervise doctoral students at the University of Bern. In January 2017 he was elected to the scientific advisory board of the renowned American journal “Annals of Plastic Surgery”.